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13 Things That Make Fast Food Workers Hate Their Life, And 1 That Doesn't

You think your job sucks, try doing it in 35 seconds or less.

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14. When a customer asks if you can still make an old item.

Even if we still can, we're most likely not allowed to tell you that we still can or it's not on the POS anymore. Just stick to the menu.

12. When a customer interrupts your greeting and immediately starts ordering.

I am contractually obligated to try to sell you our new, probably disgusting, product. Go yell at corporate, not me.

11. When a customer complains about an ad campaign or signage.

Yes, because I personally handle all of the advertising, marketing, graphic design, and photography for a multi-billion dollar company, which is why I'm staring back at you from behind this register.

9. When a customer asks if a menu item you hate is any good, and you have to say yes.

Ask for suggestions if you will, but not my opinion on a specific item. I'm required to respond enthusiastically even if I wouldn't actually touch the food with a ten foot pole.

7. When a customer orders an item with everything special

Easy mayo, no tomatoes, extra pickles, only one leaf of lettuce, bacon crispy but not like super crispy, and could you throw on another bun on the outside of that bun?

3. When customer ratings come in and even if you have high scores, you get in trouble for one 1-star rating.

2. When retail workers complain about their jobs

"It's so boring!" "I had to deal with like four customers today!" "I only get two breaks in a six hour shift!" "My manager is like always on my back!" "I had to clean because no one else would!" "It's so rushed today, I was on my feet the whole shift!" (I'm sorry, we have no sympathy.)

And the one saving grace of the entire job...

1. Making delicious off-menu food with coworkers when the manager isn't around.

Because nothing tastes better than a hard won Nacho Cheese Doritos Chicken Quesadilla with tomatoes and sour cream.

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