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By Kate Springer | April 27th, 2016

Whether you’re stuck in the rain or passed over for no apparent reason, we all know the trials and tribulations of catching a cab in Hong Kong.

1. You’re late for a meeting and the sky rips open with torrential rain. For the second time in a day.

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Every. Damn. Day.  Credit: Giphy.com

2. When a taxi comes to a stop. Rolls down the window. “Where are you going?” Drives away.

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No one will take me. Credit: Giphy.com

3. You’re out in the New Territories and no cabs in sight. Please someone, just take my money!

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How am I ever going to get out of here? Credit: Giphy.com

4. It’s sunny for once, so you think it’d be nice to go to Shek O for the day. Come 6pm the taxi line is like…

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Everyone went to Shek O today, huh? Credit: Giphy.com

5. During taxi shift change, you try to use Uber as a last-ditch attempt but there’s a 6.5x surge charge.

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Yeah you got #burned. Credit: Giphy.com

6. A bright red light is driving in your direction, but then out of nowhere a granny poaches it. And you can’t even be mad.

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Well played, granny. Well played. Credit: Giphy.com

7. When you remember that it’s pretty much always faster and safer to take the MTR.

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Oh boy, here we go. Credit: Giphy.com