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What I learned my first day driving

GameAndGains

New Member
Drove for the first time on Saturday. Lessons learned. My goal was to average $20 an hour. Ended up with $18 because I messed up and waited and went to unscheduled stops. Hours were from 5pm to 3am using only Uber. Made $180 with no airport trips. I don’t know if that is good or bad? My goal was to get $200. Would have gotten it, but I made a mistake waiting for a passenger and unscheduled stops, taking every ping and not getting to the surge spots.

Here is just my general thoughts.

My plan was to just drive around and go where the pings took me. I just moved here and don’t know the area at all. I need to do more recon. Ended up in Gilbert and Chandler most the night. Every time I would try to get back to mill ave or Scott’s while the bars were closing I would get ping.

These milfs are horny

Seriously they are not getting @@@@ed right at home. The amount of older women that just flirted with me was insane. I was actively going out of my way to not get laid with them, like if I didn’t stop the flirting that would have been the conclusion. I didn’t even look that good. I was wearing old jersey shorts with the thread coming undone, and a old T-shirt.

I noticed it was the older Gilbert and Chandler women who were reckless. They looked very good for their age, still having skinny bodies, I thought they were bullshiting me. I never even brought up their age, it was them bringing it up calling themselves old, and calling me young man.

I had 4 different rides where this happened.

The first was two older women, and the other 3 were just the women by themselves. It’s funny how they almost all said the same things.

I had no intention of getting laid while on the job, but now that I know it’s so easy I’m going to start dressing nicer, so when I get the invites to hit the bar or clubs with them I will be able to get in.

And I’m going to start flirting back now and get their I.gs and snapchats. I wanted to keep it professional for my first day while learning, if they throw it at me, I’m catching.

Will be installing a dash cam because you never know when you turn down a women and her feelings get hurt, she’ll make a false claim against you.

Never wait for a passenger and unscheduled stops

Newbie mistake. When I took this request I was on par with my goal of the night which was to just average $20 an hour. This ride took 1 hour and 20ish minutes, and I only got $23 with no tip. The group kept saying they would tip big. I also thought we get paid a lot more when we wait, wrong. This trip took an hour long for $20 and all my other $20 trips took 30mins. I wasted almost an hour of my time dealing with these people. Should have known when they started talking about how they credit card fraud chase bank by telling chase their cards were stolen.

For now on I’m making them tip upfront.

Driving nights is better than the day

There is nobody on the road, less competition, more passengers doing shit. Cooler people to meet. I thought it would be a hassle dealing with drunk people, but they are a lot of fun. Driving at night was relaxing. Maybe because I also like to get wild, drunk people antics don’t really faze me.

I will be keeping a can of air freshener because cig smoke smells.

Gilbert and Chandler are just as active as Tempe and Scottsdale

These two places could have untapped potential.

My car has better gas mileage then expected

I thought driving for 10hours I would need to fuel up twice, wasting $60 at the pump. I didn’t need to fuel up tell the very end when I called it a night.

My questions for you ?

Guys do you notice the same things with these older women?

Is $20 an hour about the average here? I felt I did good on Saturday, but I haven’t drove on the weekdays yet.
 
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CarterPeerless

Well-Known Member
Come back to this thread after a thousand rides and tell us how much you like drunk people.

Good call on the dash cam.

I recommend that you keep it in your pants with the flirty pax. That taint gonna be nothin but trouble. If you want to bang the milfs out here and get paid, then start an escort service. 50/50 chance if you tap an Uber pax that you are going to jail when she sobers up.

Don’t drink when you are on the job. Do get a rideshare endorsement on your insurance. Do save some of that money because you have no idea about the expenses about to come your way.
 

GameAndGains

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Come back to this thread after a thousand rides and tell us how much you like drunk people.

Good call on the dash cam.

I recommend that you keep it in your pants with the flirty pax. That taint gonna be nothin but trouble. If you want to bang the milfs out here and get paid, then start an escort service. 50/50 chance if you tap an Uber pax that you are going to jail when she sobers up.

Don’t drink when you are on the job. Do get a rideshare endorsement on your insurance. Do save some of that money because you have no idea about the expenses about to come your way.
If I deem them hot enough and they invite me to their cribs/bar I will call it a night. I have a hard stance on drunk driving, only because it’s stupid. I love risks, but that risk is the one were the house always wins. I would never be that idiotic. I already have a ride share endorsement.

I’m very good at game, hince my name. I don't need to worry about a metoo story. I know how to apply the right amount of comfort and get evidence everything was consensual. Even though I don’t have a dash cam yet, I still record all my audio.

I don’t @@@@ drunk girls. All these girls that came into my car were tipsy at most.

I lived in Vegas. I know a real drunk girl when I come across one.

Rape and force go against my very nature. It’s just not fun at all for me that way. I don’t understand why people do those things like take advantage of blackouted women. I want the reason she bangs me is because she likes me, not because of a drug. Might be a ego thing.

Thank you for your thoughtful comment. I understand where you’re coming from.

Good luck with that.
The ride is ending if they have a problem with it.

I will update with results.

Gilbert and Chandler on a Sat night is as good as it gets. Those passengers tip more, the pick up locations are easy and the rides are longer with less traffic. Mill ave and old town are full of a bunch of worthless millennials like yourself.
Um that came out of no where. Dude I’ve been in the military and served this country. Don’t group me with the kids you and the rest of your failed generation raised.

But but we caused all the problems.
 
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Ridiculous

New Member
Hours were from 5pm to 3am using only Uber. Made $180 with no airport trips. I don’t know if that is good or bad?
To answer your question, yes, that was fine on UberX - depending on how many miles you drove/gas you used. I drove the same hours and made double that (gross), however I also drove approximately a zillion miles. Next weekend will be a different story tho - rent is due and there aren't 3 concerts happening. $20/hr avg after deducting your gas during the summer on UberX with the new surge is unrealistic for more than a few hours. Does anyone disagree?

A few things I do:
If I arrive at a residence and they are not standing outside anxiously awaiting my amazing arrival I text them I'm here. If I don't see/hear anything I call after about a minute. I almost never wait once the 5 minute mark passes. The pennies we may sitting waiting for pax is a joke.

If it's a gated community without a guard house and they didn't provide a gate code or are enthusiastically standing out front, I cut my losses and cancel.

I never agree to do a drive thru or stop for alcohol/cigarcigar/condoms. I suggest we end the ride and they get another Uber/UberEats and explain "this is the busiest time of the day/night and I gotta hustle". Typically they offer cash to wait. Let the negotiations begin!

Time is money, except with Uber. Don't wait. Don't take surface streets if the highway is faster. Avoid traffic. Don't drive thru the OTS Vortex, have them walk to the back of the Mint or the W. Forget Mill.

With regards to your luck with scheduled pick-ups. I believe Lyft still pays $10 when a scheduled pick-up doesn't show up, Uber pays the regular $3.75 cancellation.

Also? The drunken pax wants to use my AUX cord for their 8 minute ride?? No. No. And no But I do let them rent it for $20. This works frequently. LOL

The #1 thing that's optimized my earnings: minimize the time you drive with an empty car. Focus on miles not minutes.

Hope this helps.
 

Jdemonto

Well-Known Member
Just another Rookie driver with one day under his belt and nows he’s a rideshare millionaire!

I can’t wait to read about you in the news when you get accused of rape!

Gods gift to rideshare!!! Give me a break!
 

DriverXLPlus

Well-Known Member
Just another Rookie driver with one day under his belt and nows he’s a rideshare millionaire!

I can’t wait to read about you in the news when you get accused of rape!

Gods gift to rideshare!!! Give me a break!
As you well know, everyone is not truthful in here.
 

Krishna

Well-Known Member
My goal was to average $20 an hour. Ended up with $18 because I messed up and waited and went to unscheduled stops
Did you remember to deduct not only gas, but vehicle depreciation, maintenance, and insurance costs per mile? For most drivers that's between 20 and 40 cents per mile.
 

JeffinPhx666

New Member
Drove for the first time on Saturday. Lessons learned. My goal was to average $20 an hour. Ended up with $18 because I messed up and waited and went to unscheduled stops. Hours were from 5pm to 3am using only Uber. Made $180 with no airport trips. I don’t know if that is good or bad? My goal was to get $200. Would have gotten it, but I made a mistake waiting for a passenger and unscheduled stops, taking every ping and not getting to the surge spots.

Here is just my general thoughts.

My plan was to just drive around and go where the pings took me. I just moved here and don’t know the area at all. I need to do more recon. Ended up in Gilbert and Chandler most the night. Every time I would try to get back to mill ave or Scott’s while the bars were closing I would get ping.

These milfs are horny

Seriously they are not getting &%[email protected]!*ed right at home. The amount of older women that just flirted with me was insane. I was actively going out of my way to not get laid with them, like if I didn’t stop the flirting that would have been the conclusion. I didn’t even look that good. I was wearing old jersey shorts with the thread coming undone, and a old T-shirt.

I noticed it was the older Gilbert and Chandler women who were reckless. They looked very good for their age, still having skinny bodies, I thought they were bullshiting me. I never even brought up their age, it was them bringing it up calling themselves old, and calling me young man.

I had 4 different rides where this happened.

The first was two older women, and the other 3 were just the women by themselves. It’s funny how they almost all said the same things.

I had no intention of getting laid while on the job, but now that I know it’s so easy I’m going to start dressing nicer, so when I get the invites to hit the bar or clubs with them I will be able to get in.

And I’m going to start flirting back now and get their I.gs and snapchats. I wanted to keep it professional for my first day while learning, if they throw it at me, I’m catching.

Will be installing a dash cam because you never know when you turn down a women and her feelings get hurt, she’ll make a false claim against you.

Never wait for a passenger and unscheduled stops

Newbie mistake. When I took this request I was on par with my goal of the night which was to just average $20 an hour. This ride took 1 hour and 20ish minutes, and I only got $23 with no tip. The group kept saying they would tip big. I also thought we get paid a lot more when we wait, wrong. This trip took an hour long for $20 and all my other $20 trips took 30mins. I wasted almost an hour of my time dealing with these people. Should have known when they started talking about how they credit card fraud chase bank by telling chase their cards were stolen.

For now on I’m making them tip upfront.

Driving nights is better than the day

There is nobody on the road, less competition, more passengers doing shit. Cooler people to meet. I thought it would be a hassle dealing with drunk people, but they are a lot of fun. Driving at night was relaxing. Maybe because I also like to get wild, drunk people antics don’t really faze me.

I will be keeping a can of air freshener because cig smoke smells.

Gilbert and Chandler are just as active as Tempe and Scottsdale

These two places could have untapped potential.

My car has better gas mileage then expected

I thought driving for 10hours I would need to fuel up twice, wasting $60 at the pump. I didn’t need to fuel up tell the very end when I called it a night.

My questions for you ?

Guys do you notice the same things with these older women?

Is $20 an hour about the average here? I felt I did good on Saturday, but I haven’t drove on the weekdays yet.
Calling Bullshit.
 
Drove for the first time on Saturday. Lessons learned. My goal was to average $20 an hour. Ended up with $18 because I messed up and waited and went to unscheduled stops. Hours were from 5pm to 3am using only Uber. Made $180 with no airport trips. I don’t know if that is good or bad? My goal was to get $200. Would have gotten it, but I made a mistake waiting for a passenger and unscheduled stops, taking every ping and not getting to the surge spots.

Here is just my general thoughts.

My plan was to just drive around and go where the pings took me. I just moved here and don’t know the area at all. I need to do more recon. Ended up in Gilbert and Chandler most the night. Every time I would try to get back to mill ave or Scott’s while the bars were closing I would get ping.

These milfs are horny

Seriously they are not getting &%[email protected]!*ed right at home. The amount of older women that just flirted with me was insane. I was actively going out of my way to not get laid with them, like if I didn’t stop the flirting that would have been the conclusion. I didn’t even look that good. I was wearing old jersey shorts with the thread coming undone, and a old T-shirt.

I noticed it was the older Gilbert and Chandler women who were reckless. They looked very good for their age, still having skinny bodies, I thought they were bullshiting me. I never even brought up their age, it was them bringing it up calling themselves old, and calling me young man.

I had 4 different rides where this happened.

The first was two older women, and the other 3 were just the women by themselves. It’s funny how they almost all said the same things.

I had no intention of getting laid while on the job, but now that I know it’s so easy I’m going to start dressing nicer, so when I get the invites to hit the bar or clubs with them I will be able to get in.

And I’m going to start flirting back now and get their I.gs and snapchats. I wanted to keep it professional for my first day while learning, if they throw it at me, I’m catching.

Will be installing a dash cam because you never know when you turn down a women and her feelings get hurt, she’ll make a false claim against you.

Never wait for a passenger and unscheduled stops

Newbie mistake. When I took this request I was on par with my goal of the night which was to just average $20 an hour. This ride took 1 hour and 20ish minutes, and I only got $23 with no tip. The group kept saying they would tip big. I also thought we get paid a lot more when we wait, wrong. This trip took an hour long for $20 and all my other $20 trips took 30mins. I wasted almost an hour of my time dealing with these people. Should have known when they started talking about how they credit card fraud chase bank by telling chase their cards were stolen.

For now on I’m making them tip upfront.

Driving nights is better than the day

There is nobody on the road, less competition, more passengers doing shit. Cooler people to meet. I thought it would be a hassle dealing with drunk people, but they are a lot of fun. Driving at night was relaxing. Maybe because I also like to get wild, drunk people antics don’t really faze me.

I will be keeping a can of air freshener because cig smoke smells.

Gilbert and Chandler are just as active as Tempe and Scottsdale

These two places could have untapped potential.

My car has better gas mileage then expected

I thought driving for 10hours I would need to fuel up twice, wasting $60 at the pump. I didn’t need to fuel up tell the very end when I called it a night.

My questions for you ?

Guys do you notice the same things with these older women?

Is $20 an hour about the average here? I felt I did good on Saturday, but I haven’t drove on the weekdays yet.
Travis Kalanick that was truly entertaining. Don’t take this personal but your post comes off as someone who sends dic pics to himself.
 

BlueNOX

Well-Known Member
Wow. 1 night on the road and your a pro. Just out of the military and screaming that veteran line. 20 yr Seabee with 6 tours in Kandahar here.

Yes, I see you as a self entitled know it all millennial that will be up on rape charges and no defense. Hint: if she has has ANY mind altering substances it is RAPE.

It’s majorly sad that you need to drive Uber to get the self-worth your parents should of instilled in you. 99.9% of women taking a ride share don’t want to bang the driver, they are trying to be nice. They want to get to their destination safely.

Get over 5k rides under your ass, hold a 4.90 rating and make $80k per year after write offs then come talk to us.

Just another loser millennial with all of the not right answers.
 

Jdemonto

Well-Known Member
Wow. 1 night on the road and your a pro. Just out of the military and screaming that veteran line. 20 yr Seabee with 6 tours in Kandahar here.

Yes, I see you as a self entitled know it all millennial that will be up on rape charges and no defense. Hint: if she has has ANY mind altering substances it is RAPE.

It’s majorly sad that you need to drive Uber to get the self-worth your parents should of instilled in you. 99.9% of women taking a ride share don’t want to bang the driver, they are trying to be nice. They want to get to their destination safely.

Get over 5k rides under your ass, hold a 4.90 rating and make $80k per year after write offs then come talk to us.

Just another loser millennial with all of the not right answers.

Damn well said!

And thank you for your service
 
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