Buzz·Posted on 1 Jul 201524 Secrets Pret Employees Won't Tell YouSKINNY HOT CHOCOLATES ARE POINTLESS, OK?!by Gena-mour BarrettBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. There's nothing worse than emptying the coffee tank at the end of the day. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via giphy.com Mainly because it's a mixture of coffee and chunky soup juice, and smells like vomit. 2. We regularly get caught eating and have to pretend like we don't have a mouth full of croissant. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Netflix / Via giphy.com 3. Yes, the leftover food does get donated, but not before we take a couple of sandwiches for the way home first. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via giphy.com 4. We can't sell a broken Godfrey to customers, so he usually gets "accidentally broken" so we can eat him ourselves. Twitter: @realnickperry 5. We may forget to use skimmed milk in your "skinny cappuccino" and hand it to you anyway, praying you don't notice. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via tamaratattles.com I mean, how much difference is there really? 6. The same goes for decaf drinks. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via mostamusing.com Sorry. 7. If the cookies appear to be all sold out during lunch time it's because we've hidden them all for our own lunch. View this vine on Vine vine.co 8. If you actually bother to throw your own rubbish in the bin, we LOVE you. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MTV / Via navigates.tumblr.com 9. Every employee has experienced the pain of burning themselves whilst getting a toastie. Twitter: @CallahanMusic_ 10. Cleaning the toilets isn't actually that bad because it means not talking to people. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 11. Behind every "Private" door is usually a kitchen worker jamming to their own music or complaining whilst slicing avocados. View this post on 12. "Deep cleaning" is everyone's least favourite phrase. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC / Via heckyeahreactiongifs.tumblr.com 13. Closely followed by FIFO. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC / Via giphy.com "First-in, first-out" means we spend a large portion of our time checking the dates on every single product in store. 14. We have an obligation to make awkward conversation with you, just in case you're the mystery shopper. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF DreamWorks Pictures / Via plumkat.tumblr.com (Mystery Shoppers pose as customers to check our customer service isn't shit.) 15. A free croissant could be out of the goodness of our own hearts or because it's been sat there for six hours and looks kind of hard. Twitter: @kimmo_young 16. Similarly, a free latte could be because we made too many lattes and couldn't be arsed to throw it away. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox / Via cutesecrets.me But a free latte's a free latte, right? 17. Basically, "free stuff" is due to a bunch of things and it's not always because we "fancy" you. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF E! / Via freakyeahkyliejenner.tumblr.com 18. In fact, we're pretty sure we wouldn't be too appealing anyway in our uniform of coffee-stained shirt, pen-marked jeans and ugly black shoes. TLC / Via mostbossy.tumblr.com 19. No matter how many times we say "it's ok" when you spill your drink, it's never ok. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF BBC / Via emilylaynewriter.com 20. Closing the shop is a long and arduous process that would be much easier if you DIDN'T enter five minutes before close. youtube.com / Via weheartit.com 21. If an area is closed off with chairs, we're giving you a direct instruction NOT to move the chairs and proceed past anyway. View this post on 22. Talking on the phone whilst ordering will always be rude. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox / Via Twitter: @obie_3 23. If we ask if you want to "eat in'" or "take away" just replying with "yes" isn't actually answering the question. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via tastelikecrazy.com 24. And last but not least: We. Do. Not. Do. Decaf. Filters. NBC / Via Twitter: @TRIPPINXTYRANTS HOW MANY TIMES DO WE HAVE TO TELL YOU?!