Unfiltered Story #141642

, , , | Unfiltered | February 24, 2019

So, my dad and I went to the coffee shop one afternoon. It’s important to note that I always wear a Triforce necklace. After we took our orders, this happened:
Employee: Okay, then. I love your necklace, by the way.
Me: *grins*
Dad: *blankly stares because he doesn’t play Legend of Zelda*

It Is A Misto-ry

, , , | Right | February 18, 2019

(I stop in my favorite coffee shop for an afternoon snack. There are two people working, and no customers in line; it’s very quiet. I hold the door for a woman in her 60s who’s leaving as I enter. While I’m waiting for my coffee, she comes back.)

Customer: “Excuse me. Is this a latte?”

Worker #1: *who made her order* “No, that’s a misto.”

Customer: “I wanted a latte.”

Worker #2: *who took her order, comes over* “You’d asked for steamed milk and regular coffee, which is a misto.”

Customer: “No, I asked for a latte with regular coffee. I can’t have espresso.”

Worker #1: “A misto is just steamed milk with regular coffee.”

Customer: “I wanted a latte.”

Worker #2: “A latte is espresso with steamed milk; you asked for regular coffee with steamed milk, which is a misto.”

Customer: “No, I asked for a latte. I wanted a latte with regular coffee.”

Worker #1: “A latte has espresso. A misto is the same thing but with regular coffee, instead; it’s just a different name.”

Customer: “I wanted a latte with regular coffee instead of espresso. Can you remake this?”

Worker #1: *slight pause* “Of course.”

Customer: “Steamed milk, regular coffee. A latte with regular coffee. And it needs to be decaf! I can’t have espresso.”

(I assume she made the exact same drink again. I go to leave, trying not to laugh.)

Customer: “I guess there always has to be one difficult customer, doesn’t there?”

You’re Always The Cream Of The Crop When You Have ALL The Cream

, , , , , | Right | February 18, 2019

(I am working for a well-known coffee chain. A woman comes in to place her order.)

Woman: “Can I get a skinny cinnamon iced latte? Please make sure you use fat-free milk and sugar-free syrup. I have to watch my sugar intake.”

(I make her order exactly as she asked for. She takes a sip and makes a funny face.)

Woman: “Umm, this doesn’t taste sugary enough. I’ll just fix it myself.”

(I watched as she walked over to where we keep cream and sugar for people who order plain coffee. She dumped out most of her drink and refilled it with about half a canister of half-and-half and about ten packets of sugar.)

Unfiltered Story #140406

, , , | Unfiltered | February 17, 2019

This day was very busy but has since slowed down. Enjoying the bit of a break I’m chatting with the person on bar when a customer who is a semi-regular approches my till.

Me-Hi sir what can I get for you?
Him-Caramel Machiatto
Me-Size?
Him- Can I not have the attitude?

At this point I am thrown off as I did not have an attitude in the least bit. Being a good barista I apologized anyway. This was not good enough for him and he wanted someone else to ring him up. As I was the only person with a till no one else could help him. I explained this to him and he went irate.

Him- You can drink the -expletive- drink. I dont have to -expletive- deal with this -expletive-

At this point myself as well as my co-worker are in total shock. The customer storms off and Im about to go to the office to grab my supervisor and write a report when the customer stormed back in with his phone held high as if he’s recording us. Note my company is very clear that people can not record behind the counter at all so I am in my rights to tell them to stop recording or get out.

Him- I’m going to -expletive- report you! F you you -expletive-

He continues ranting when I tell him twice to stop recording and leave or I’m calling the police. I also put my hand in front of my face so this crazy man can not record me. Im picking up the phone to call the cops when he turns the camera to my co-worker, curses at him then leaves.

Im still confused what he was going to report me for. Im still scared if a video of me will appear on youtube.

God Gave Rock And Roll To You

, , , , , , , | Friendly Hopeless | February 11, 2019

(My best friend and I are sitting in a coffee shop minding our own business when we see a middle-aged lady dressed like she just got out of church looking at us. I notice her looking at my attire, which consists mostly of black and a t-shirt for a metal band. She gets up to walk over to us.)

Lady: “Here. The Lord wanted me to give you this. He says you might find it useful.”

(She sets an envelope on the table in front of me and then shuffles out the door before I can say anything. Thinking it’s probably just a religious pamphlet, we peek inside and are surprised to see two tickets to see a death metal band playing locally that we wanted to go see but couldn’t afford.)

Friend: “What kind of lord was she praying to?”

Me: “Clearly the awesome kind!”

(We later found out one of our friends knew of her through church. Apparently, her son was a promoter for the venue and he would always send his mother free tickets. Whenever she got tickets for something she wasn’t interested in, she would find strangers she thought might enjoy them more and give them away free. We thank you, strange church lady, for the tickets! My friend and I had a great time!)

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