When the victim sends an Uber request, Moyd is parked right near her and gets instantly matched.The passenger is blindfolded (so that personality is favored over looks), and two "contestants" are picked up — people prearranged by Moyd himself."I was driving a car with a girl and a guy in back," he recalls."This girl was trying to spit game at the guy, and I just thought, ‘Damn, why don’t I have a dating game that takes place right here in my car?The winning contestant can either accept the date or take a small amount of cash instead. In a city saturated with technology, apps, and screens, Moyd sees his game show as a way to encourage more face-to-face interaction."I have friends who, on a Friday night, will say, ‘Oh, let’s go out and meet some people,’" he says.The dude's got the hair, the face and the sharp suit.
They started talking, and then they were quiet, and all of a sudden they were kissing." Many drivers regale tales of late night hookups in their cars, or pregame-amped small talk that escalates to numbers being exchanged.Truth or Consequences was the first game show to air on commercially licensed television.Its first episode aired in 1941 as an experimental broadcast.If you’re lucky enough to catch a lift with San Francisco–based Uber driver Stroy Moyd, you’ll get more than a ride across town.Inside his car, you’re greeted with a faceful of confetti (actually torn-up newspaper), and he explains to you that you’ve just unwittingly become a participant on his self-created game show, Rideshare the Love.