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When you take a taxi where do you sit?

Front seat of course.
Back seat alone.
If it's me and someone else I'll tell him to go to the back and I'll take the front.
If it's me and someone else will both cram into the back.
I don't take taxis for that very reason - as I'm unsure what to do. ;)
Depends on the nationality of the driver.
I just hope the driver doesn't smell and I'll take the front.
Didnt you realize the driver has his front passenger seat pushed all the way up to tell you not to sit here?
If I go with 4 people then I have no choice and I will sit in the front glady.
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Am I the only one who has heard the expression, "Get in the front! What do you think I am, a taxi driver?"
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When driving yes.

obviously for other things, you go in the back seat

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Am I the only one who has heard the expression, "Get in the front! What do you think I am, a taxi driver?"


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This is a BP or Williamsburg question only. The back is where a passenger belongs unless there arent enough seats. I find that frum people locally are just unaware and think its normal to sit next to the driver. It isnt.

This is from my personal experience of driving car service.

It's the back of course unless

Would this be any different while taking a ride with a מונית in israel?

In Israel I always say in the front. How then can he tell you "אם אני הייתי ראש ממשלה"...


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obviously for other things, you go in the back seat
Didn't want to confuse anyone.  :)
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Uber is the same as Taxi? Back Only?

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Uber is the same as Taxi? Back Only?
Yes.
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Only the back unless itís an Uber pool

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Always the drivers seat.   :P

Seriously though this is a silly question as it obviously depends on the country and culture. In the US it's the back, in Israel it's the front, in Somalia it's the trunk, in India it's the roof, it obviously depends where you are.

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Always the drivers seat.   :P

Seriously though this is a silly question as it obviously depends on the country and culture. In the US it's the back, in Israel it's the front, in Somalia it's the trunk, in India it's the roof, it obviously depends where you are.
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My first time in a taxi alone (I was 15ish), the taxi pulls up I open the front passenger door, driver looks at me for a 10 beat and picks up the pile of papers sitting on the front seat and tossed them in the back. At that point I realized in a taxi, if you're alone, you sit in the back. It was a very awkward ride.
Same here, except it took me a few more times till I got it.

If we are 3 ppl, I give the driver that look as I'm opening the door and take the front

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Being that itís Friday, are there different rules if thereís a passenger of the opposite gender sitting in back ?

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Being that itís Friday, are there different rules if thereís a passenger of the opposite gender sitting in back ?
For sure sit in the front!

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Being that itís Friday, are there different rules if thereís a passenger of the opposite gender sitting in back ?
Opposite gender is offense..

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I take the ubiquitous pile of papers sitting on the front seat as a sign the driver doesn't want me in the front seat.