11 Struggles Only Ice Cream Shop Workers Understand

Oh, you want 5,000 free samples?

1. Being sticky becomes a way of life.

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2. Your hands cramp up into ice cream claws after so much scooping.

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3. One or both forearms become abnormally strong from all the repeated scooping.

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4. Customers freak out when you’re out of their favorite flavor.

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5. Mountains of the world’s most disgusting goopy ice cream dishes to wash.

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6. The inevitable burns that come from making waffle cones.

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7. Everyone who comes in is filled with the joy of getting ice cream while this is your unpleasant job.

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8. The trash is just a disaster bag full of liquid ice cream.

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9. Somehow children mixed with ice cream always involves screaming or crying.

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10. So many people can’t make up their minds and ask bizarre questions.

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11. Some people can’t handle free samples.

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