All posts tagged: help

Trouble-Shooting Tasks

Trouble-Shooting Tasks

I picked up a task the other day that looked fairly simple: pick up an order of huevos rancheros and deliver them down the street. Easy, right? Not so! First, it was pouring rain outside, so my pleasant little walk became not-so-pleasant. Once I got to the delivery location, I found out that the drop-off address was on the 22nd floor of the building, and I was not allowed upstairs. Plus, since it was a surprise delivery, I did not have contact information for the recipient. Yikes! Luckily everything turned out alright with my delivery task, but as I stood there dripping wet in the lobby of this very tall building, I realized it’s important to know what to do when things don’t go exactly as you planned… Your First Resource for Help: Yourself! When you applied to become a TaskRabbit, we chose you because we trust you. We trust that you’ll make the right decisions when doing a task, because you’re neighborly and awesome. Your TaskPosters chose you for the same reason: they trust …

San Francisco Painted Ladies

Only in San Francisco: Best Tasks By the Bay

Whether you’re a devout local or an enthusiastic visitor, try these uniquely San Francisco Tasks on for size: 1. Nab a Tartine Bakery morning bun without waiting in line. 2. Find a treasure at the Alemany Flea Market and get help hauling it back to your place. 3. Have a genuine Mission burrito from El Farolito, Taqueria Cancún, Papalote, or La Taqueria delivered to anywhere in the city. [pullshow] 4. Taste the famous tea leaf salad from Burma Superstar without trekking to the Outer Richmond. 5. Get your pooch an escort to Dolores Park, Golden Gate Park, or Buena Vista Park. 6. Score tickets for the Curran, Orpheum, Golden Gate, or American Conservatory Theatre the minute the box office opens. 7. Have a TaskRabbit hold your place in line at AT&T Park for the Giants bobblehead du jour. 8. TaskRabbits can bring provisions as you stake your claim in front of your favorite stage at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park. 9. Commission a personal tour guide to explore the gorgeous wine …

Tangled Christmas Lights Help

Task of the Week: Let There Be Light

Sure, you could spend hours untangling holiday lights and weaving them into your tree only to discover the whole string has gone dark thanks to one little bulb you can’t seem to track down. You could attempt to shimmy up to the roof with a staple gun and shaking hands to transform your home into a winter wonderland. You could do those things, but wouldn’t it be nicer to have a friendly hand? Tons of TaskRabbits are holiday light enthusiasts and decor experts — ready to decorate, troubleshoot, and generally illuminate your December. They’re saving TaskPosters like Mary G. from making a tangled mess of their holiday decor. Couldn’t you use a hand with those lights?