05 Jun '15, 9pm

@jadzor Unless I took taxis regularly, it wouldn't have occurred to me. But I read it here a long time ago:

PersonallyI didn't know about this bit of etiquitte before your MABEL post, but I had already adopted the approach of stating the suburb as a question to the first cab. Short or long trip it gives you the chance to be upfront and say no before I've climbed in and had you drive off from the curb only to scream at me when you find out where I'm going... It's clear from reading you over the years that your one of the good guys, but they aren't all and you know it! But to be honest, my politeness has not ONCE paid off. I'm either in trouble for just popping out for dinner and/or back with my sister who lives in the city, or I'm in trouble for living 50kms out west. And dont tell me to call for one, because out of the last 10-12 calls I've made only ONE turned up, and changed his mind halfway. Yes I know they arent allowed to, but you try telling them that! Its either accept it...

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