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Stop STEALING my iPhone charger cables!!

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RPaulson
558 Driver
 Posted 5 years, 5 months ago

You think I wouldn't notice?  It is totally messed up that you take my iphone cables.  Sure, your phone's battery is low...  Aren't I doing enough by havnig you charge it while in the car?

People really have no idea how many of my cables I got stolen.  I lost my own cables the apple brand first few times but now i just get the cheapo ebay brands.

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    Bigfrank
    447 Rider Driver Driver
     3 years ago

    Better yet have one for yourself and none for them.

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      RPaulson
      OP 558 Driver
       3 years ago

      It's too late. If I hide it, they now ask. We all collectively set the expectation that we are a bunch of mobile phone charging stations.  

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    MyPlug
    4 Rider
     5 years ago
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      ippei
      1202 Rider Driver Guru
       5 years ago

      Another impulsive shopping for me.  Love the knitnacks on kickstarter.

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      CasPer
      330 Rider
       5 years ago

      They do think of everything.  People that is.

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        TonyAlmeida
        1149 Rider
         5 years ago

        Looks like it doesn't physically "lock" the cable. It just becomes disabled when people steal it. (per the pin)  So it discourages people from stealing it, I guess.

        Wouldn't the market have to be educated of such a feature first?  I'd think people would take this cable as it looks cool. They'd only know after they took it

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          RPaulson
          OP 558 Driver
           5 years ago

          Nah.  Maybe not at airports, but my riders would definitely know it'd be pin-coded, so they wouldn't take it.  that's good.  I'd imagine this would also prevent your friends from "accidentally" taking it too.

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    CTG07
    223 Rider
     5 years ago

    Wait, this has really happened to u?! Don't u notice them unplugging the cable?

    This is why u always have to check the seat each time a rider leaves the vehicle!

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      RPaulson
      OP 558 Driver
       5 years ago

      Drivers usually are trained to do this anyways, not to see if your cable is gone but to see if the rider left anything.

      With that said, I have had my share of people leave stuff in the back of mine, so I guess I don't follow that procol well either.

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    CasPer
    330 Rider
     5 years ago

    You know some of those "cheapo cables" can burn up a phone.  Taht's the last time I will use those cables on a uber.

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      jbauer
      397 Driver
       5 years ago

      Did not know this.