21 Tweets That Are Way Too Real For Baristas

For those of us who have ever worked as a barista, the #baristaproblems tag on Twitter will definitely give you some laughs. Whether our fellow barista workers are venting @barista_anger or taking it out on #dearcustomer, Twitter is definitely full of relatable moments.

 

1. Sometimes being a barista entails some heavy duty cleaning.

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2. And sometimes that includes cleaning messes that others made.

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3. Sometimes the number of special seasonal drinks ordered can take a toll on you.

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4. But in the end, those generous tips make it all worth it.

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5. Working as a barista can also function as a creative outlet.

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6. Some customers won’t have the best taste.

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7. And some will order drinks that just do not exist.

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8. Others will just confuse you to no end.

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9. Some customers will be annoyed that you’re not spending your entire holiday working.

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10. Others will think they’re a regular after coming for coffee twice.

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11. And you’ll always get a few rude people who just want things for free.

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12. But no matter how much your customers drive you crazy, you’ll always have your awesome co-workers to keep you smiling.

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13. Sometimes, you may feel terrorized by one particular ingredient.

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14. Yes, rising tolerance to espresso is a thing.

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15. And don’t even get us started on the early/long working hours.

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16. As you’ve learned, some customers can be truly ruthless.

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17. And some just can’t say the menu items the way you’d like.

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18. Oh, and tips are usually nonexistent.

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19. In case you’re wondering, yes, we really do need to write your name on your order.

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20. Sometimes, you’ll get some funny ideas.

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21. Oh, and customers who spill all the sugar and honey? After this shift, I’m coming for you.

 

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