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Postby TheCatt » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:20 pm

We used Lyft to go to the airport, and return home, on our most recent trip (much much cheaper than 10 days of parking at the airport).

I've never had a problem with Lyft or Uber, but my driver was an older gentleman who misheard/saw his GPS and took a wrong turn. I've been flying/traveling for the past 20 hours, so by the time I realized he was making a mistake, (You can go straight or left on a 4-lane road to go towards my house, he went right at the last moment), I thought it was too dangerous to say anything and have him cut across traffic. So we ended up going a few miles out of the way, and ended up on a toll road ($0.90), etc. I thought "well, at least the fare was fixed in advanced," But it turns out the pre-arranged fee gets over-ridden when the ride changes.

It was only $5 more than expected, but I complained. They credited the difference within 2 minutes. Nice service.
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Postby GORDON » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:24 pm

Had an "older lady" hit her brakes in front of me on the road today and make a turn, without using the turn lane, without signaling. When I honked at her I saw I startled her and she dropped her phone.

I would like to see old people held to much stricter license renewal standards than they are now.
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Postby Leisher » Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:37 pm

GORDON wrote:Source of the post I would like to see old people held to much stricter license renewal standards than they are now.


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Postby Leisher » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:22 pm

Uber working with NASA on flying taxis.

Here's what that will look like:
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Postby TheCatt » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:00 pm

UberEats is here in Raleigh now. I ordered for the first time tonight. I don't ever need to leave my house again.
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Postby Leisher » Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:08 am

Uber got hacked and tried to cover it up instead of telling anyone.

Why are there not laws requiring businesses to report these data breaches the same day they're discovered?
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Postby TheCatt » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:31 am

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Uber got hacked and tried to cover it up instead of telling anyone.

Why are there not laws requiring businesses to report these data breaches the same day they're discovered?

Well, maybe not the same day they are discovered, maybe once they are patched or something.
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Postby Leisher » Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:14 pm

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post
Leisher wrote:Source of the post Uber got hacked and tried to cover it up instead of telling anyone.

Why are there not laws requiring businesses to report these data breaches the same day they're discovered?

Well, maybe not the same day they are discovered, maybe once they are patched or something.


Fine, but let's say you can't wait six months to patch it. I realize you'd want to hold off until your could plug the hole, but meanwhile your customers are having their identities/card numbers stolen. So they suffer while you dick around? I don't think so.
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Postby TheCatt » Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:22 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Fine, but let's say you can't wait six months to patch it.

Sure sure.
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Postby Vince » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:35 am

Anyone heard if they're losing drivers over this? My understanding is that they had the most info exposed.

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Postby Leisher » Wed Dec 20, 2017 1:25 pm

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Postby Leisher » Sun Jan 14, 2018 3:21 pm

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Postby TheCatt » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:16 pm


This is like their 1 billionith shady thing?
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Postby Leisher » Sun Jan 14, 2018 9:44 pm

I use Lyft.
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Postby TheCatt » Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:06 am

Leisher wrote:Source of the post I use Lyft.

I use Uber because... I'm lazy and it's what I started using.
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Postby Leisher » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:36 am

Lyft gave me three free rides during a trip to Vegas and I was picking which of the two to use.
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Postby Vince » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:51 am

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post
Leisher wrote:Source of the post I use Lyft.

I use Uber because... I'm lazy and it's what I started using.

LOL! This is probably 75% of why I do the things I do. Props for honesty.

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Postby TheCatt » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:42 pm

Vince wrote:Source of the post
TheCatt wrote:Source of the post
Leisher wrote:Source of the post I use Lyft.

I use Uber because... I'm lazy and it's what I started using.

LOL! This is probably 75% of why I do the things I do. Props for honesty.

Yeah, morally I feel like I should switch. But I don't uber often, probably every 3 months or so, so the idea of switching apps isn't high on my list.
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Postby Leisher » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:14 pm

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Postby Leisher » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:08 pm

Uber buying Jump.

I think this Jump thing is going to be interesting. I have a feeling they're going to disappear and/or get beat to hell.
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