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Uber’s weirdest lost items include meat packets, bulletproof vests, and valium

Uber’s weirdest lost items include meat packets, bulletproof vests, and valium


Did you forget your corn hole board, or just your dignity?

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Uber released an enlightening list of items left to die in its drivers’ vehicles, which is dubbed The Uber Lost & Found Index. The most common lost items spell out a disaster of a Friday night, with stuff like phones, keys, wallets, IDs, chargers, and purses. And then there’s the real good stuff people have left behind, from their meat packets to their poor unloved “Nintendos.”

Is this you? Did you forget your:

  • 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 cutout
  • Tap handle
  • Expensive slipper
  • Harry Potter glasses
  • Salsa Verde
  • Kite
  • Cape
  • Potted plant
  • Nintendo
  • Dog sweater
  • Contact lenses
  • Diary
  • Tickets
  • Arm sling
  • TaserVacuum
  • Jewelry box
  • Money bag
  • Violin

There’s also a 10-hit list of the most “forgetful” cities (LA leads the charge, with New York and San Francisco close behind), and the most common ways to report your missing items (during your bleary-eyed Sunday, obviously). Other data includes specific dates on which most items were lost in 2016, and how certain items tend to correspond with specific days. Keep an eye on your wedding dresses on your next Sunday Uber ride, everyone! Hold tight to your swimsuits on Tuesday!