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Old 06-23-2015, 06:10 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Originally Posted by UrbanAdventurer View Post
So Uber can have them. And as far as people trying overload a car, that's one rule I never break. Has to be a seatbelt available for everybody in the car or its go to jail time if something bad happens.
Absolutely, the only people complaining about Uber are medallion slum lords who for all intents and purposes enslave poor immigrants who don't make much more than minimum wage after paying the fees to the "plantation" owners. For regular people, it just means more cars to go around so you're not stuck with your hand in the air like an idiot for half an hour during rush hour. The cabs that lost the uber fare are now free to pick you up
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Old 06-23-2015, 11:25 PM
 
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Seriously dude (you're a guy, right?)

you should try and be a little less estrogen-y.

My rule is never type something on the internet that you wouldn't say to someones face.
Same thing I thought.. he talks really breezy.. but I won't bring myself down to that level.

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You really should put in a little effort to think before posting. Uber is a match maker for existing drivers, it also provides some dispatch bases for drivers that are unaffiliated but want to drive a car for income. Probably accounts for less than 10% of total Uber fares in NYC
So.. Uber is not a car service..

Carmel has drivers affiliate with their bases to do Carmel rides.. they are a car service company.

Uber has drivers affiliate with their bases to do Uber rides... they aren't a car service company.


I have a question.. are you in the taxi industry? do you have any deep knowledge on the industry? or do you read what's going on in SF, Chicago and etc.. as well as NYC to learn about it?


Also... I noticed you called medallion owners slumlords and plantation owners... I have another question for you.. where did you find out about taxi drivers earning less than minimum wage? what brought you to this conclusion?
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:05 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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what brought him to that conclusion is that he obviously has no firsthand experience as a hack driver nor does he likely know anybody who is. He just likes to argue endlessly with people on the internet and generally be obnoxious.
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:34 AM
 
Location: New York City
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So.. Uber is not a car service..

Carmel has drivers affiliate with their bases to do Carmel rides.. they are a car service company.

Uber has drivers affiliate with their bases to do Uber rides... they aren't a car service company.
Wow, you are some kind of dense
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:06 AM
 
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Wow, you are some kind of dense

Mr. Jones.....

1. Please refrain from repeatedly disrespecting me.. I haven't disrespected you and I expect you to treat me the same.
2. You keep spitting out these responses but never answer my questions..


What do you truly know about the taxi industry?
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