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Heavy odor of marijuana

Discussion in 'Complaints' started by Blaw, Jan 9, 2017.

  1. Blaw

    Blaw New Member

    Location:
    Hartford, ct
    How do you guys deal with passengers who have an heavy odor of marijuana? Do you cancel the trip? Give them low ratings?
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2017
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  2. Fake_UberX

    Fake_UberX Well-Known Member

    Location:
    OC,Ca
    Who cares it's just weed .
     
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  3. steveK2016

    steveK2016 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Atlanta
    Driving:
    UberSELECT
    I roll the window down afterwards to air it out. It's no different than bring in someone who's just had a smoke or two, or one too many cocktails at the end of the night. No one but the most sober individual at 2am actually smells halfway decent.
     
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  4. Blaw

    Blaw New Member

    Location:
    Hartford, ct
    I do!!
     
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  5. Brundlefly

    Brundlefly Active Member

    Location:
    GR, MI
    Driving:
    Lyft
    You should probably stop working as a TNC contractor in the state of CT.

    https://www.mpp.org/states/connecticut/
     

  6. Fake_UberX

    Fake_UberX Well-Known Member

    Location:
    OC,Ca
    Nothing wrong with weed , it's a preference just like alcohol or tobacco .
    Get with the times
     
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  7. Blaw

    Blaw New Member

    Location:
    Hartford, ct
     
  8. Blaw

    Blaw New Member

    Location:
    Hartford, ct
    I guess you Uber for weed. Get a sign.


    Why lie, I UBER FOR WEED.
     
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  9. Kater Gator

    Kater Gator Active Member

    Location:
    Seattle
    Lucky you don't drive in the Seattle area. Lots of weed smoked here.
     
  10. Fake_UberX

    Fake_UberX Well-Known Member

    Location:
    OC,Ca
    I can tell you're old and boring .
    Must have low ratings too.
     
  11. steveK2016

    steveK2016 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Atlanta
    Driving:
    UberSELECT
    I would much rather have a high passenger than a drunk passenger that's for sure!

    Just make sure he didn't sneak in any munchies! Smell of weed, nothing you can do about it. If they try to smoke in the car, that's another story. I'm a libertarian, so i'm cool with Smokers... just not in my car!
     
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  12. Grahamcracker

    Grahamcracker Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Honolulu, HI
    I agree it wouldn't bother me either but I can't speak for the next riders, especially if they have kids.

    I had this couple make me wait 4 minutes to come outside and when they got in my car, they smelled like some great stuff. The problem is that the smell didn't leave at all when they did.

    I rolled down my windows, sprayed Fabreeze and Lysol but my next pax still commented on the smell of pot.

    So, I turned off the app, did 15 minutes of freeway driving, sprayed more Lysol/Fabreeze and I could still smell pot.

    I thought maybe the smell lingered in my nose. So, I turned on the app and got a ping 4 minutes away. When I arrived, the very first thing out of these two older ladies mouth was "it smells like pot in here"!

    You try explaining to strangers that it was the pax before them that left the smell of pot in the car.

    I apologized, assured them I wasn't high and asked if they would like to order another Uber. I guess they believed me because they let me drive them.

    Does anyone know if there are any type of reimbursements for this type of issues? I didn't try, I just went home.
     
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  13. GalinMcMahon

    GalinMcMahon Active Member

    Location:
    Portland
    I tell them to tip me a j. But if it's super strong, I won't let them in. Cig smoke, either. I don't want my car smelling super good or bad.
     
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  14. richyrich567

    richyrich567 Active Member

    Location:
    hollywood
    Driving:
    UberX
    better than pass smelling of cheap cologne and perfume or BO.. no lie..when my car start stanking i go home and light one up in the car..next morning got my car smelling like nature...
     
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  15. richyrich567

    richyrich567 Active Member

    Location:
    hollywood
    Driving:
    UberX
    i tell them to light it up and pass it...
     
  16. Shangsta

    Shangsta Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Seattle
    Yes you do! The same reimbursement you get when a pax wreaks of cheap alcohol or body odor...
     
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  17. Paul Vincent

    Paul Vincent Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Chula vista
    No surprise if PAX smells pot bebhSAX.png
     
  18. eyewall

    eyewall Active Member

    Location:
    Winooski, VT
    Here in Vermont this is nearly every passenger LOL. The next one won't notice because they likely just smoked also.
     
  19. Hogg

    Hogg Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Chapel Hill
    The issue I have with weed smell is that I have long hair, and most of my smoked-up passengers are normal looking frat boys. If I were to get pulled over, who is the cop going to give a hard time to? Most likely me.

    I have been 1*ing them, but I am sometimes tempted to deny service.
     
  20. GrinsNgiggles

    GrinsNgiggles Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Dallas

    I sit back, drive, and enjoy the aroma. Glade really should bottle that in a vent clip :D
     
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