#POOLStories: The People We Meet
We’ve heard some interesting and unexpected POOL rides from riders like yourself earlier this month. That’s what makes uberPOOL so magical – from making new friends to re-connecting with old classmates, you’ll never know who you’ll meet on along the way.
Presenting the second edition of #POOLStories:
“My POOL buddy turned out to work at the same company as me, and we live just next block to each other. Now, we POOL to and fro together before and after work!” – Aaron
“During my last uberPOOL ride, I was notified that I’ll be sharing the ride home with a fellow rider named Beatrice. I’ve a friend who had the same name and it turned out, it was really her in the car!” – Eunice
“I started chatting with my POOL mate and found out that we studied at the same university at NTU! I even found out we both love dancing! I had just ended a dance class before hopping on the ride and she shared she was a dance instructor. I’ve taken POOL rides before but it was my first time talking to my POOL mate, and it surprised me how lively a conversation between two strangers can be!” – Krsytal
“While in the car, I started chatting with my POOL mate, Ocean, and we briefly chatted about a company I was launching (I am a startup founder). He wanted to get involved in someway or another, so we kept in touch. Today, Ocean and I are actively communicating about my company and he is volunteering with some projects!” – Yujun
“Took a POOL ride with two NUS Law students, and we ended up having a conversation together with our driver who gave us a lot of solid advice on marriage, how to ace an interview and in the future – how to tell if your friends are sincere to you or not. Life lessons are everywhere, and sometimes they get sent to you in the form of an Uber. Great experience!” – Valerie
* STORIES HAVE BEEN EDITED FOR LENGTH.
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