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When you quote estimate of $60 from Worcester to Logan for 4 people is that $60 per person?

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I want to schedule a ride for tomorrow from grand rapids MI to Millington MI. What's your suggestion?


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OMG! This is insane. Taxi drivers at Heathrow airport are waiting in their cabs for DAYS to pick up just one fare! Apparently one of the drivers died in his car while in the queue and no one noticed for 3 days because the line was moving so slowly. I …

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Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

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hi y'all. I had a HORRENDOUS lyft experience in phoenix az. my lyft driver barely waited for me to get out of the car, and before I fully shut the door, she took off with my suitcase. lyft has refused to help, I understand my stuff is long gone but …

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