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Strange Taxis?

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Strange Taxis?

Ive heard a few stories of some dodgie taxi drivers in the san fran area showing you a card with religuous / weird writing on it when in the car.

Anyone know about this or experienced it?

Is this is a big problem in the city? what happens if you get in one of these taxis?

is it innocent religuous stuff or a cult type thing?

Im planning on going to San Fran later this year and thought id ask this question to clear the air if you will.

Interested to know what people think or any experiences?

Dublin, California
posts: 11,988
reviews: 29
11. Re: Strange Taxis?

We have 5 major religions in this area: Warriors, Giants, A's, Raiders and Niners. Different religions dominate depending on time of year. Atheists wearing the wrong colors are often proselytized.

Down Under
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for San Francisco
posts: 6,326
reviews: 13
12. Re: Strange Taxis?

JM,

We know who you are.

Give us your arrival date and we will make sure you get the right card.

You can have a card free trip by simply ignoring all of the above.

Santa Cruz...
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for Santa Cruz
posts: 26,422
reviews: 6
13. Re: Strange Taxis?

Yes, you know by now that the problem is not strange taxi drivers, but strange natives.

San Francisco
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for Borrego Springs, San Francisco, Solana Beach
posts: 30,119
reviews: 26
14. Re: Strange Taxis?

After all it is Orange Friday.

Santa Cruz...
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for Santa Cruz
posts: 26,422
reviews: 6
15. Re: Strange Taxis?

Yeah, and it's 8 to 2 in the bottom of the 8th. (I am not used to the Orange uniforms, but at least I know who the home team is. <grin>.) GO GIANTS.

Santa Cruz...
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for Santa Cruz
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reviews: 6
16. Re: Strange Taxis?

WE WON. Good show, Giants.

Santa Cruz...
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for Santa Cruz
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reviews: 6
17. Re: Strange Taxis?

I am afraid we may have lost OP JM20131, with all of our foolishmess (??) Are you there, JM?

Dublin, California
posts: 11,988
reviews: 29
18. Re: Strange Taxis?

On the other hand, finally both our guards have cold shooting nights. So win some lose some.

San Francisco...
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for San Francisco
posts: 23,716
reviews: 114
19. Re: Strange Taxis?

Too bad the yellow and blue Dubs went down. Oh well there is still hope. We are not only Giants but Warriors.

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Oh I missed this part in the Op's first line

dodgie taxi drivers

I think the first word has a typo -- perhaps it rhymes with Badger

Edited: 1:58 am, May 11, 2013
Concord, California
Destination Expert
for Sacramento, Puerto Vallarta
posts: 9,464
reviews: 107
20. Re: Strange Taxis?

You guys are really funny since a similar "dodgie" conversation is going on over on the Puerto Vallarta forum. Coincidence? Sean hangs out there sometimes so maybe he saw it too.

Mattie sure needed that win.