Uber says NY customers have left microwaves, Tide pods in cars

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In a release on Thursday, Uber outlined some of strange items left behind by riders since the ride-sharing app’s launch in upstate New York last year.

The list includes a microwave, Tide pods, golf clubs, a birthday card crammed with lottery tickets and bird treats from Petco.

Some of the common items forgotten in Ubers are phones, wallets, keys, clothing, and bags. Saturday and Sunday are the most common days of the week to report items lost in Upstate New York. 

Full lists from Uber

10 Most Frequently Forgotten Items in Upstate NY Ubers
1. Phone
2. Wallet
3. Keys
4. Clothing
5. Bag
6. Glasses
7. Vape
8. Backpack
9. Money
10. ID/license

15 Most Unique (Outrageous) Items Forgotten in Upstate NY Ubers
1. Blue asthma pump
2. Microwave
3. Tide soap pods
4. Two small paintings
5. Board games (Taboo & Apples to Apples)
6. Pink polka dot pillow
7. Cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory
8. Green Birkenstock (right foot only)
9. Birthday card full of lottery tickets
10. Pink wig
11. Buffalo Bills visor
12. Golf clubs
13. Bag from Petco containing bird treats
14. Unopened rubix cube
15. Leather loafers

Most Common Days of the Week to Report Items as Lost in Upstate NY
1. Saturday
2. Sunday

Most forgetful days since Uber launched in Upstate NY (days items were reported as lost):
1. January 1, 2018 – no surprises there!
2. October 29, 2017
3. February 10, 2018
4. February 18, 2018
5. August 6, 2017

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