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What's the dumbest Uber for XYZ idea you have ever heard?

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JWileySmith
148 Rider
 Posted 1 year, 9 months ago

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    blackandyellow
    126
     1 year ago

    Im pretty sure this takes the cake:

    "Puber - Uber for Poopers"

    https://ride.guru/lounge/p/introducing-puber-uber-for-poopers

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      gennu
      40 Rider
       1 year ago

      EW! It would take a lot of money for me to let strangers into my house to poop!!

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    ChatswickFan
    258
     1 year ago

    I can't believe no one has mentioned:

    Eaze: Marijuana Delivered

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    PeterAshlock
    109
     1 year ago  (edited 1 year ago)

    There was the Uber for kittens, for an ice cream truck, for christmas trees...There was Travis Kalanick (the original CEO and chief moron) suggesting they call the company boober because it could bring girls with big tits in to the bro's in the coding team. With Uber the dumb ideas flowed like champagne at New Years until they got rid of the CEO and began to take them selves more seriously. Now they have some catching up to do, but they seem to be trying.

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    SmittenKitten
    2004 Rider
     1 year ago

    It's all an marketing attempt!

    See, the problem is, every company who sells anything is marketing itself as an "Uber for..."   They are just positioning themselves as a "fast service" in the word who demands instant gratification.  

    • Washio - Uber for laundry services
    • Privlo - Uber for mortgage lending
    • BloomThat - Uber for flowers

    All of these businesses existed long ago. We always called them over the phone, and they'd deliver.  Hey, take a look at this one.  Does it sound familiar?

    • Push for Pizza - Uber for Pizzas - Instant Pizza to your door.

    It's dumb.

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      ShigMiyamoto
      127
       1 year ago

      Yeah, it's all about positioning.  Perhaps even to the investors.  Everyone wants to be the next Uber.

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    TonyAlmeida
    1149 Rider
     1 year ago

    Saucey.   Uber for alcohol.  Alcoholic beverages and liquor to your door in 30 minutes

    https://www.saucey.com/

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      mboscorelli
      250 Rider
       1 year ago

      That sounds like a horrible idea.

      I can see an alcoholic, with his hands trembling, reaching out the phone and ordering from Saucey.

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    SmittenKitten
    2004 Rider
     1 year ago
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    AliCommons
    32 Rider
     1 year ago

    Here are some:

     Washio – the Uber of laundry

     GreenPal – the Uber of lawn care

     Privlo – the Uber of mortgage lending

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      ShigMiyamoto
      127
       1 year ago

      Uber of mortgage lending?  That's Lending Tree.

      but seriously, that isn't an "uber" for anythihng.  That's like calling HomeDepot.com a Uber for powertools.

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    AsStibelDude
    625 Driver
     1 year ago

    Uber for puppies.  Uber for mariachi bands.

    ....oh, right, those existed.  LOL.

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    AliCommons
    32 Rider
     1 year ago

    Honk - Uber of Roadsie Assistasnce.   AAA anyone?  In modern days, we all have cell phones.  we can just look up a local mechanic and call.

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    Star4Shining
    63
     1 year ago

    Everything is Uber for ABC these days.

    Oh, look!  Dominoes have now announced themselves as Uber for Pizzas.