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23 Signs You Used To Be A Server

Once a server, always a server.

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1. Your ability to carry so many things in one hand is unmatched.

2. You clear plates at a dinner party without even thinking about it.

4. And your balance is impeccable.


7. But you'll still never tip less than 20%.


10. And you stack all of your used plates and utensils into one easily grabbed pile.

12. You can slice lemons like a pro.


13. You can drink anyone under the table.

14. You feel a definite sense of superiority whenever anyone in your current non-food service job talks about being busy.

Talk to me when you've had to get drinks for four people, orders on two tables, and a check for one couple in 10 minutes.

15. You still stockpile pens like they're bottles of water in an impending apocalypse.

16. Full sections and never-ending receipts pop up in your nightmares.


18. You've got a million of these hiding in your home, your car, maybe even still your purse.

20. You feel best when your wallet is filled with crinkled ones.


21. You're never completely stressed about the job market, because you know you could always find a restaurant gig.

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And would probably make more money than you're making now, if we're being honest.

23. You remember your serving days as a hectic whirlwind, but every now and then you still miss it like crazy.