Did you leave something behind the last time you took Uber? Well, you are not alone as Uber Canada has released the list of unusual and most common things people forget to take with them after they take a ride.
According to Uber’s fifth annual Lost & Found Index – which provides a snapshot of riders’ most commonly forgotten items and the most unique lost items – the most frequently forgotten items are phones, headphones, wallets, and keys. But, Canadians have also left behind a framed diploma, a retainer with a tooth attached, black and purple juggling balls among other things.
Gatineau, Halifax and Winnipeg top the list of most forgetful cities.
Most people leave stuff behind late at night, Fridays and Saturdays. Uber says most forgetful times are 8pm, 11pm, and midnight.
The 10 Most Commonly Forgotten Items:
- Phone / camera
- Wallet / purse
- Backpack / bag / box / luggage
- Headphones / speaker
- Vape / e-cig
- Jewellery / watch / makeup
- Water bottle
The 10 Most “Forgetful” Cities:
- Niagara Region
The 20 Most Unique Lost Items
- 8 fishing rods from Canadian Tire
- Paint thinner
- Balloon pump
- Fake bloody machete
- Vinyl record
- Black and purple juggling balls
- Black corset
- A framed diploma
- OVO Chain
- Retainer with a tooth attached to it
- Mallet for a gong (large fuzzy end on a black stick)
- Eyelash adhesive
- Bunny tail
- Sparkling wand
If you forgot something in Uber, the best way to get it back is to call the driver or login into your account, select the trip where you left something and select “Contact driver about a lost item” option.