21 People You’ll Meet In Every Pub

No matter where you go, it’s a different cast in the same roles

1. The Old Boy

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Has been coming to the pub since 1982, has seen 9 different landlords, 4 different pub names, and is still paying prices from the early 90s because no-one has been willing to tell him otherwise.

ID: 2337867

2. The Beer Snob

Slowly tastes every beer, explains at length that the kegs are at slightly the wrong temperature, and bemoans the lack of a certain obscure craft beer. Generally immediately in front of you at the bar.

ID: 2337856

3. The Underage Drinkers

A group of 15 year-olds hiding around the corner from the bar and sending their one friend who’s started to shave to order. Convinced they’re utterly undetected, but actually being tolerated with wry amusement.

ID: 2337894

4. The guy who still wants a drink 40 minutes after closing

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Never gets it, and yet will try the same thing the next night.

ID: 2338418

5. The guy who’s had too much and is falling over

ID: 2337903

6. The guy who’s being knocked over by the guy who’s had too much

ID: 2337909

7. The Regular

He’s at the bar every day. If he doesn’t show up, someone has to call his family to check up on him.

ID: 2337918

8. The Walking Encyclopedia

Has knowledge on every single topic, and enjoys sharing it with you. Though it sometimes doesn’t hold up to smartphone scrutiny.

ID: 2338355

9. The Smoker

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Spends most of their time outside the bar, looking wistfully at their drinks inside.

ID: 2337922

10. The Non-Smoker

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Spends most of their time inside, looking after the drinks and coats of The Smoker

ID: 2337930

11. The Person Doing Drynuary

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The only person more bored than The Non-Smoker. Drinking a lovely glass of orange juice.

ID: 2337968

12. The Round Dodger

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Mysteriously in the toilet when his round comes up. Or trying to prove that the extra 15p that wine costs means that, really, women owe him at least eight drinks.

ID: 2337863

13. The persons who’s only interested in drinking as much as possible

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ID: 2337997

14. The Great Bartender

Knows your drink, your name, and how to make sure everyone’s night goes brilliantly

ID: 2338380

15. The Not-So-Great Bartender

Getting the right drink is more luck than anything else

ID: 2338384

16. The person who’s determined to make you do a shot

It’s a half past 6 on a Tuesday, I’M NOT DOING A SHOT.

ID: 2337898

17. The Clumsy Person

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Buys five drinks, three get drunk. Also the reason pub floors are permanently sticky.

ID: 2338023

18. Your boss


ID: 2338398

19. The person who’s spending way too much money

No-one should be having champagne in a pub

ID: 2338393

20. The Landlord

God, basically.

ID: 2338423

21. Pub Dog

The final piece of the puzzle

ID: 2338428

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