One minute you’re getting a ride, the next you’re singing karaoke with people you just met. When you request uberPOOL, you never know who you’ll meet, or where the connections will take you. This month’s featured #POOLStories, as told by riders, go from emotional to musical, with job leads and long-lost friends found along the way. What will be your story?
“On the day that Prince died, I was in an uberPOOL with my driver and 2 other riders. Turns out we all loved Prince, and we just started crying together while listening to Purple Rain. I got to my destination and they all got out to hug me goodbye since it had been such an experience. – Jazmin, New York City
“I was matched with a friend from childhood that I hadn’t seen in about a decade. I had to check out her Facebook profile on my phone before I was certain the rider was who I thought she was. I had no idea she had moved to San Francisco.“ – Danielle, San Francisco
“I rode home with a college intern who, coincidentally, was from my hometown and went to the same elementary school as me. When I told her I was a criminal defense attorney, she asked for my business card. She emailed me that day. A week later she came to my office, got a tour, met everyone here, and got some (hopefully helpful) career advice.” – Rebecca, Washington, DC
“I’m a singer and am building a band. I met someone that is an awesome guitar player and plan on jamming with them soon!” – Bethel, LA