HUGE win for introverts everywhere

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  1. TDCD

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  2. Boo MFer!

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    Wish my barber also had this option.
     
  3. bro

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    team this is lame.

    I'm sure this is a minority view, but if someone is going to provide this type of service and drive people around, I don't like the company giving people the option to tell them to shut up. Just feels weird.

    People want driverless cars but until then let's treat the uber drivers like robots. Cool

    enjoy talking hockey with my barber :twocents:
     
  4. Llama

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  5. IvanTheTerrible

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    :laugh::laugh:
     
  6. ned's head

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    Spicy take. This just lets the driver cater to his or her customer, which I'm sure they'd like to do in the interest of tips/reviews.

    You'd still have the option of selecting yourself as a gossip queen
     
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  7. JeremyLambsFace

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    I don’t. I love hearing about all of the exciting things going on in Destanee’s life whenever I stop into Sports Clips for the MVP treatment
     
  8. Clown Baby

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    Nathan For You already did this
     
  9. Tobias

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    i will go bankrupt requesting rides with the "happy to chat" option. won't even need an uber most of the times just need someone to help quiet the crushing loneliness lol
     
  10. marcus

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    “...so how long have you been driving for Uber?”
     
  11. Houndster

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    I tell my driver I’m taking off one star for every sentence they speak to me right when I get in. Hasn’t failed me yet
     
  12. Taques

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    i would use this if i ever worked up the courage to leave my apartment lol
     
  13. Tobias

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    lol i think you mean your dorm
     
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  14. TheFreak55

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    reminds me of the time some Eastern European guy was giving me a ride in Atlanta, goes on about the opera he was playing finds out I’m from Alabama and ask if I him to change it to country music
     
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  15. Taques

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    lol ya
     
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  16. Tobias

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    classic lol
     
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  17. Boo MFer!

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    Well, did you?
     
  18. JohnLocke

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    I mean I think a lot of Uber drivers will enjoy this as well. I'm sure some of them get sick of having to conversate
     
  19. TheFreak55

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    [​IMG]
     
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  20. cdaysker

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    Every time.

    Or "...so, you been busy tonight?"
     
  21. TDCD

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    Which @mods gave this thread the crossed arm icon. Terrible choice.
     
  22. BrickTamland

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    Give me an option for the car not to smell like perfume/cologne/scented air freshener.
     
  23. :laugh:
     
  24. What if they are really good at the english language and know how to masterfully craft compound sentences that aren't run ons?
     
  25. Kevintensity

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    I lay 5 $1 bills on the dashboard as soon as I get in. For every sentence the driver says I take one off and put it back in my pocket. Works like a charm!
     
  26. Now if there an option for Uber drivers to only pick up people who don't want to chat? I'd be all over doing some Ubering from time to time if that were the case.
     
  27. TC

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    Whatever happened to recognizing and following social cues
     
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  28. devine

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    They should worry about adding an option where drivers 60 and up know how to use the GPS and don’t get lost 3 times each trip
     
  29. wtx

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    if you struggle talking to an uber driver, how do you have any social interactions at all?
     
  30. DollarBillHokie

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    How can they do that and watch the road?
     
  31. * J Y *

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    *request an uber*

    Destination- the moon.

    *sets the app to would like to chat*
     
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  32. I don't enjoy meaningless conversation face to face with complete strangers I don't give a fuck about.
     
    #32 Nandor The Relentless, May 15, 2019
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  33. THF

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    “Soooo you are heading to the airport... just letting you know I might need a little help, I don’t do this Uber thing that much.”

    :killme:
     
  34. Bo Pelinis

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    Once had an elderly aggressive middle eastern man grilling me for directions. Like bruh that’s your fucking job
     
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  35. Bo Pelinis

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    Those are actually my favorite sorts of conversations.
     
  36. Bo Pelinis

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    Some of the best conversations I’ve had in the last year have been with Uber drivers and I don’t know if that’s good or bad
     
  37. wtx

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    so you just.... don’t like meeting new people ever? sounds lonely as fuck tbh
     
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  38. Incorrect.
     
  39. Louis Holth

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    Had a former craps dealer drive me a couple of weeks ago. One of the best conversations I’ve had in awhile. We just talked about gambling and how we’re both addicted to it.
     
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  40. dump

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    We don’t
     
  41. Kirk Fogg

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    “Just started. I’m only doing this while I’m getting my business up and running. Which reminds me, have you ever...”

    Had a guy last week tell me he was driving Uber to learn how to make his Uber app better.
     
  42. Josey Wales

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    Agreed
     
  43. Josey Wales

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    I heard a weird NYC 80s cocaine story a while back that I barely remember. Hair recall it was hilarious.
     
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  44. Joe Withabee

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    How many of his ideas are they going to rip off??
     
  45. Doc Louis

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    "you do this full time?"
     
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  46. Eathan Edwards

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    Myself and the GF flew into Atlanta to see family -

    Our uber driver on a ride from Buckhead to midtown (not crazy traffic) was listening to a Weird Al polka-version of NIN "Closer" while singing along and complaining about his boyfriend throughout.

    Think we spent a solid 3-4 recovery hours after the ride debating amongst ourselves what had just happened.

     
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  47. tjsblue

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    I feel like Uber / Lift could use the massive about of customers to run social / phycological experiments for posterity and charge someone. Like each ride ask if they were asked if they do this full time, did the person want to chat, did you discuss with them your boyfriend, were any good drug stories exchanged, is this someone the government should kill? I should be the Uber ceo because I have a clear path to profit.
     
  48. devine

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    Truman
     
  49. Jax Teller

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    They should worry about hiring drivers that don't sexually assault passengers and aren't convicted felons.
     
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