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20 Soul-Crushing Moments Every Server Dreads

"OK we have five credit cards and one gift certificate..."

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1. "This won't be a problem, will it?"

We all need separate checks and we all need to be out of here in the next 5 minutes... #serverproblems #ServerProbz

Vanessa Solis@vennsolis

We all need separate checks and we all need to be out of here in the next 5 minutes... #serverproblems #ServerProbz

11:42 PM - 29 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy?

The face I make when a table comes on 10 minutes before closing #serverproblems

Andrew Gillespie@AndrewGillespi3

The face I make when a table comes on 10 minutes before closing #serverproblems

11:51 PM - 26 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. When people forget you are a human being.

When a guest cuts me off with their drink order when I'm trying to introduce myself lol #serverlife

Emmy@littlebridgee

When a guest cuts me off with their drink order when I'm trying to introduce myself lol #serverlife

6:31 PM - 05 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. When you check the weather report for the upcoming schedule.

This. Is. So. True. @itsaserverslife #serverproblems

Hannah Saucier@hgsaucier

This. Is. So. True. @itsaserverslife #serverproblems

1:03 PM - 28 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. The scariest 10 seconds of any shift.

I have a mini heart attack every time I load up a drink tray #serverproblems #bartenderproblems

BreakRoomStories.com@BRStweet

I have a mini heart attack every time I load up a drink tray #serverproblems #bartenderproblems

4:40 PM - 02 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. When you know they mean well, but you genuinely don't know if you can muster up another giggle.

There's always that one comedic genius at every table who says this…#serverproblems

Shiftgig@shiftgig

There's always that one comedic genius at every table who says this…#serverproblems

12:07 PM - 17 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. "I'll remember what T.F.H. stands for." (Literally one minute later: ????!?!??!?!?!)

Chicken scratch & abbreviations. The busier I am the worse it gets. #serverproblems #serverlife

Lifer@um_waitress

Chicken scratch & abbreviations. The busier I am the worse it gets. #serverproblems #serverlife

6:03 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. *crickets*

@itsaserverslife we all know this is true #serverproblems

Brian Doyle ⛳@BD007123

@itsaserverslife we all know this is true #serverproblems

5:15 PM - 04 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. Feeling like such a creeper when it's slow.

12. Doing laundry.

₭αω₮α® ειβ∂κ♓τλ@reptar812

If this isn't server problems I don't know what is @itsaserverslife #serverproblems

1:10 PM - 15 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. When you have to write a novel in the POS and you're in the weeds.

My reaction when a customer adds like 100 modifications to their food. #ServerProblems

Davis Riar@DavisRiar

My reaction when a customer adds like 100 modifications to their food. #ServerProblems

3:33 PM - 13 Dec 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. Realizing you're sporting your unwanted ~signature scent~.

You know it's been a long night at the social house when... #ServerProblems

Jennifer Stipec@jennybean9

You know it's been a long night at the social house when... #ServerProblems

4:35 AM - 23 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

15. No, but really, WHYYYY?

Happened to me and I immediately wanted to drop kick an old man skankasaurus in the face #serverlife #bartenderlife

BreakRoomStories.com@BRStweet

Happened to me and I immediately wanted to drop kick an old man skankasaurus in the face #serverlife #bartenderlife

4:33 PM - 28 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. When you seriously cannot take the heat.

Cooling off at work, standing in the freezer. #serverproblems

Keesha Hargrove@keeshahargrove

Cooling off at work, standing in the freezer. #serverproblems

1:15 PM - 21 Jun 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

17. LOL not gonna happen.

Right when you have drinks up, food in the window, quadruple sat, & a line out the door with no host #serverproblems

Server Doll@ServerDoll

Right when you have drinks up, food in the window, quadruple sat, & a line out the door with no host #serverproblems

1:19 AM - 07 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

20. And waking up, hours after your shift, in a cold sweat.

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