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Here's How You Can Find Out What Your Uber Driver Thinks Of You

Software engineer Aaron Landy worked out a neat hack, so passengers can find out their own ratings. Update: The hack has been taken down.

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Late Sunday night, Uber changed the website so that this hack was no longer accessible. No fun, Uber.

Uber relies on a system that allows driver and passenger to rate one another, and while passengers can see drivers' ratings, they can't see their own.

Until now! Developer Aaron Landy figured out a neat hack which you can try out here:

if(window.Uber.pingData === false) { location.reload(); } else { alert("Name : " + window.Uber.pingData.client.firstName + " " + window.Uber.pingData.client.lastName + "\nEmail : "+ window.Uber.pingData.client.email + "\nPassenger rating is : "+ window.Uber.pingData.client.rating); }

3. After the code is pasted, the window will reload. Leave the console open and repaste the Javascript code, which should yield a pop-up window with your rating:

What's your Uber passenger rating? https://t.co/UL6o132Q7A

Kevin Fox@kfury

What's your Uber passenger rating? https://t.co/UL6o132Q7A

3:47 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Many people on Twitter were excited to share their ratings:

My Uber "passenger rating" is 5 https://t.co/5rTEwV72xY

Michael@donohoe

My Uber "passenger rating" is 5 https://t.co/5rTEwV72xY

5:04 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Although some people were too scared to find out their scores:

Too afraid to check my rating; I farted in an uber once.

Michael S Galpert@msg

Too afraid to check my rating; I farted in an uber once.

5:10 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I am genuinely nervous to get my Uber passenger rating. This is like report card day. http://t.co/SIRTr1BEbe

Callie Schweitzer@cschweitz

I am genuinely nervous to get my Uber passenger rating. This is like report card day. http://t.co/SIRTr1BEbe

5:07 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And some people were very understanding of why their ratings were so low:

My Uber passenger rating is 2.4 probably because I munch on a reheated tupperware container of leftover garlic and cumin pasta in every ride

Matthew Panzarino@panzer

My Uber passenger rating is 2.4 probably because I munch on a reheated tupperware container of leftover garlic and cumin pasta in every ride

5:08 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

While other people were disappointed to find out their scores weren't higher:

I'm only a 4.7 , thought I was perfect -- How to find your Uber passenger rating http://t.co/PupEEUNoW1 via @nuzzel

Shai Goldman@shaig

I'm only a 4.7 , thought I was perfect -- How to find your Uber passenger rating http://t.co/PupEEUNoW1 via @nuzzel

5:10 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Damn… I’m only a 4.8 on Uber.. Can I get a parent teacher conference to learn how to improve? https://t.co/eTtrDeZhGW

Aaron Batalion@abatalion

Damn… I’m only a 4.8 on Uber.. Can I get a parent teacher conference to learn how to improve? https://t.co/eTtrDeZhGW

4:35 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

ignorance is very bliss in the form of my uber rating

kelly cohen@politiCOHEN_

ignorance is very bliss in the form of my uber rating

4:54 PM - 27 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.

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