The times of day I drive there is usually no surge pricing going on. Well this morning surges were popping up all over, got 2 trips from Uptown to the airport at 2.*x. The thing I don't understand was I was going offline, driving to the middle of the surge and going online. As soon as I would go online I would get a ping 15 minutes away in a non surge area. I would ignore it. Immediately I would get another ping that was still too far away. App would put me offline. Go back online and immediately ping for a pax across town ignore it and 2 seconds later a pax 2 blocks away. I realize that Uber has all this technology to predict future demand and they use surge to herd drivers around town in an attempt to stage cars. I see this all the time at the airport. Surge right beside the airport that magically disappears when you get close and a prompt from the app to head over the the rideshare lot and enter the queue. If this is what they use surge for, bait and switch, we as drivers would be better off heading away from surges and waiting for it to grow rather than shrink. It is my understanding that surging is triggered by people opening the ride app to see how long for a driver. I guess they see surge pricing is occurring and wait for it to decrease as drivers arrive in the area. Some get impatient and request a ride at the surge price and some driver gets lucky. Am I missing anything?