Weird Things Forgotten in Ubers

The Uber Lost & Found Index is a snapshot of their riders’ most commonly forgotten items (there are thousands every week!)—from keys to chargers to wallets—and the most surprising items left behind. It also highlights which cities are most prone to forgetfulness, and which days of the week Uber riders tend to be most forgetful. Here is the data they collected!

10 Most Commonly Forgotten Items in Ubers

  1. Phone
  2. Ring
  3. Keys
  4. Wallet
  5. Glasses
  6. Purse
  7. License/ID
  8. Gloves/Glove
  9. Charger
  10. Sunglasses

50 Most Unique Items Forgotten in Ubers

  • Valuable Nordic walking poles
  • Paintings
  • Lobster
  • Sweet potato care package
  • Paycheck
  • Guitar
  • Engagement ring
  • Rubber mallet
  • School papers
  • Chair
  • Laser
  • Hot Cheetos
  • Notary bag
  • Pool stick
  • Smoke machine
  • Pearl earrings
  • Wedding outfit
  • Hard drive
  • Stroller
  • Bulletproof vest
  • Crime & Punishment (book)
  • Valium
  • Grill set
  • Meat packet
  • Corn hole boards
  • Wooden hat
  • Lottery ticket
  • Back massage device
  • Rose quartz
  • Mustard
  • Bible
  • Elf cut-out
  • Tap handle
  • Expensive slipper
  • Harry Potter glasses
  • Salsa Verde
  • Kite
  • Cape
  • Potted plant
  • Nintendo
  • Dog sweater
  • Contact lenses
  • Diary
  • Tickets
  • Arm sling
  • Taser
  • Vacuum
  • Jewelry box
  • Money bag
  • Violin

Most “Forgetful” North American cities:

  1. Los Angeles
  2. New York City
  3. San Francisco
  4. Chicago
  5. Miami
  6. Washington D.C.
  7. Atlanta
  8. Boston
  9. Toronto
  10. Dallas

Common Dates Thing are lost!

Most common days to report items as lost:

  1. Sunday
  2. Saturday
  3. Friday
  4. Monday
  5. Thursday
  6. Tuesday
  7. Wednesday

Most forgetful days in 2016 (days items were reported as lost):

  1. October 30
  2. December 11
  3. December 18
  4. December 4
  5. November 20
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