Buzz·Posted on 25 Apr 201522 Things Everyone Who Has Worked In A Wetherspoon's UnderstandsOnce a spoonie, always a spoonie. But hopefully not.by Flo PerryBuzzFeed Staff, UKFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. When you first start work there the "training to be perfect" badge marks you out as the newbie. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com It might be embarrassing, but at least it's an excuse when you can't carry the plates. 2. The official induction into being a "spoonie" could not be more cringe. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF xclusivetouch.co.uk "Are you a social spoonie or a sporty spoonie?" – Just no. Especially as spoonie is also slang for someone with a chronic illness. 3. The 50% food discount on shift and 20% the rest of the time isn't half bad. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @princessrambeta But you know most other pubs do give all their employees free food while they're working. 4. And it's totally unfair that managers get free food while on shift. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX Some spoonies are more equal than others. 😒 5. But forget about getting any free booze. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC 6. The worst is when they run out of what you wanted before you've had a chance to have your break. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Usually the steak on steak club night. 7. Wetherspoon's have a habit of making you into a walking advertisement. RICK GRIMES☽ @leahmcgill8 Thanks for the new tshirt wetherspoons 10:17 PM - 27 Oct 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. Some additions to the uniform are worse than others. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 9. If you work in the kitchens you spend a lot of time making sure everything is defrosted on time. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Walt Disney What did you expect? It's Wetherspoon's. 10. Picking up soggy bits of torn beer mat and labels is the worst. imgur.com 11. No, actually cleaning up vomit is the worst. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The WB Obviously. 12. Has anyone actually ever had their suggestion to "Tell Tim" put into to action? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Walt Disney Seriously, does anyone even read those things? 13. It seems like at least half of customers forget to check their table number before they order. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @stefrose86 So they do that awkward thing where they vaguely point in a direction and you have to try to work out their table number. 14. We have secret code words for all the different types of disasters. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ITV And no I'm not telling you. 15. Working the "club" nights is the worst. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E4 If your Wetherspoon's doesn't do these then you are very, very lucky. 16. We're always open, so you can forget about your social life. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 17. If you don't have bouncers then there'll always be underage kids trying to get served. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF DreamWorks And some always manage to slip past the bouncers anyway. 18. When people ask for a recommendation on which cocktail to buy. Lynzy Billing / BuzzFeed What level of sugary hell would you like to experience? 19. You have to deal with hen and stag dos on a weekly basis. Scribell @scrib_ell A wetherspoons, rugby, pint o the black stuff. All I need now is a hen party... Oh wait! #6nations 05:09 PM - 23 Feb 2013 Reply Retweet Favorite You can't decide if putting up with their screaming while they're there or cleaning up their mess afterwards is the worst part. 20. Wetherspoon's regulars are a very special breed. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO 21. Especially the ones who come in for their breakfast pint every day. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @morgannpaynter 22. But if we're serving cocktail pitchers at 10am, people have the right to buy them. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures Still doesn't mean it's a good idea though.