your rating is horrible. How did it get so low? Honesty is appreciated
The true problem doesn't rest in American consumerist culture itself, it's that the app dev team have designed the interface so that it is MOST convenient, time-saving, and problem-free for the user if they simply just rate 5 stars.That actually sounds pretty reasonable. I know everyone here is (intentionally or not) bought into the grade inflation of American consumerist “would buy again A+++++++ perfection love it” culture, but it’s not a rational way to provide or receive feedback for a service or product.
Yep. Asking someone to rate you higher is essentially begging them to rate you lower. You make the conversation about YOU, and they feel less inclined to help you out.I wouldn’t doubt driving in the Hudson Valley is a hard market on ratings.
I bet a 4.97 is a 4.92 in that market. Let’s see if anyone else can confirm that the Hudson Valley is filled with stressed out rich people and the people who serve them. I bet it’s not the easiest!
Also, the original poster should stop talking ratings with passengers. It’s a sure way to get lower ratings.
I find that Bay Area drivers are particularly unskilled, and definitely experience a lot of difficulty driving in the rain and understanding that a different driving technique is called for. What best sums up the lack of awareness of what happens when it rains is the sign that illuminates on the 101 at the entrance to SF when it's raining, informing drivers - "Caution, wet road".Well, I was doing it after work and in that moment I didn’t really give a crap about it. But yes, driving under these conditions was really stupid and right now I wouldn’t do it for less than $50/h.
I have no problem driving at night but evenings are really suck, already dark, so many random lights around and some people are really lacking of driving skills.
Stars don't pay the bills. It wouldn't surprise me that the ones that you are discussing your rating and asking for photos, may be going back and down rating you.
Repeat after me: ratings do not pay the bills. Ratings do not have any monetary value. If my rating hits 4.65-4.7, I really need to worry.
Sounds like your are a new driver. Trust me, don't get all hyper focused on your rating. 4.84 is a good rating. Ratings are based off the last 100 or 500 ratings. This is based on people actually rating you which > 50% don't rate. Your ratings go up once the lower stars drop off.
The below gives me a idea when I am rated low and how long it will take for them lower than 4 stars will drop off. I was at a 4.98 and within a week, I was bamboozled with a 1 star and a few other sub 5 stars.
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I have 0 -2nd 0- 3 stars, 490 5 then 6 and 4 ones = 4.95
How do you get those?
(I know how to get a 1)
Try foot massages. ....But you need soft and strong hands.For almost 2 months now I my rating of 4.84 has stayed the same although I know for a fact that countless passengers have been giving me 5 stars. It seems that Uber is not recording them on my ratings. What to do? Recourse? I have been asking passengers to allow me to photograph their phones showing that they gave me a 5 starrating.
I don't think that's a generational thing. I think that's what most people want in general. When driving I care a lot more about tips than ratings. In the rare times I've used RS as a rider (usually going to the airport). I just want to get where I'm going, I always tip too but it annoys me when the driver talks a lot. Oh, and I'm late 50s, so I'm older.. They want to get from point A to point B quickly, and forget about the experience just as fast.
Ex wife's lol. I had 490 5 stars then somebody hit a 4 , I have 489 -8--0-3 , the 3 was from way back .. I'm 4.96 in 3050 tripsSoon as you hit 4.99, you receive a weekly foot massage from Dara...
If you can't wait for the foot massage ...
keep your car clean
know your town
don't drive nights
don't come off as a perv to the chicks
don't check out the chicks in the rear view mirror, they know this perv move
take a bath everyday
no hip hop, rap radio stations
low volume on the radio
Just make a extra stop if asked
Take the freaking dog and just carry a lint roller
If ask, go the way they want
If you miss a turn, apologize and let them know your a dumb ass
candy in the pockets, but not those freaking mints that come with the restaurant check
use your turn signals and check your mirrors every 5 seconds (make sure passenger is watching)
load, unload luggage
Don't pick up relatives, those two 4's and two 3's are from ex-wives, I rejected their advances
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