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What is the saddest thing a passenger ever told you?

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 Posted 1 year ago

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    duckdomination
    18 Driver
     1 year ago

    I once had a fare who wanted me to take her to an alley behind a 7-11 so she could see the spot where her brother was murdered.

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      outlandish
      188 Rider Driver
       1 year ago

      Damn. That's dark. Did you just, like, drop her off there? Or did she just want to see it and drive away.

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        duckdomination
        18 Driver
         1 year ago

        I picked her up at a hotel she wanted to see the spot for 5 minutes and be driven back to her hotel.  She came to town to do this.  I was driving for Yellow Cab so I had the ability to turn of the meter on the wait time.  It was the least I could do.  Yeah it made me pretty sad.

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          ElinaM
          43
           12 months ago

          People do this for closure, right?  I think psychiatrists sometimes suggest this.  It's a way to say goodbye and let the reality sink in.

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    jeffrey1987
    64 Driver
     1 year ago

    I once picked up this one girl from market basket (she must have worked there as she was in uniform) and she was sobbing, like hands on her face sobbing. I was praying she wasn't my ride as I was pulling up and when she started walking towards my car my heart sank. I didn't want a 20 minute ride with a girl crying uncontrollably. She got in, I kind of ignored her at first but then I asked if she was ok and she was literally cry-heaving in the backseat. She sputtered out that she just found out her dad had passed away. She started spilling everything and while it was a little hard to understand her through the tears I got the impression that the last time she talked with her dad they had gotten in a big fight. You could tell the guilt and remorse was just eating her up. I still think about her almost 2 years later. I hope she is doing alright.

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    KimberlysWorld
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     12 months ago
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    JPoland
    173 Driver Driver
     1 year ago

    ...that I will get a bad rating on my ride. LOL.

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    mariyama
    12
     1 year ago

    That she was a Trump supporter.

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      DonutDrivers
      239 Driver Driver
       1 year ago

      ...and she believed that he was making america great again.

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    scantilysam
    107 Rider Driver
     1 year ago

    Once I had a passenger who was going on about her mom being deported. Oddly, she wasn't all that sad, more matter of fact. While she wasn't that sad, I was, sad for humanity.

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    Bigfrank
    420 Driver Driver Rider
     10 months ago

    I have quite a few of personal senior customers who have told me that their child/ children can't wait to collect their will and/or throw them into a nursing home.