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    I Work In The Fast-Food Industry And, Honestly, You Need To Hear These 16 Wild Stories

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    Hi. My name is Kaleb, and I work at McDonald's.

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    There are some things that happen at fast foods places that you just wouldn't ever expect. Mostly with the customers, but sometimes with managers and coworkers too. Here are a few of my wildest experience working at McDonald's.

    1. Karen's Husband

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    We asked this Karen to park after she decided to order another coke at the last window. After a lot of arguing, she still refused and – since we were busy – we threatened to call the police. She responded with, "My husband's a police officer so go ahead." By that time, we just gave her the coke and told her to leave. She then proceeded to call him to come yell at us. Needless to say, no yelling police ever showed up that day.

    2. The 60-Year-Old Toy Collector

    This one is probably the weirdest experience I've ever had, including outside of work. So one day, this guy came through the drive through and asked for two Happy Meals. My manager was taking his order so she asked him what kind of sauce, side, drink, etc. he wanted. Everything seemed normal until she asked him which toy he wanted, and he said "Ooh toys, I'll take the Star Wars one." We wouldn't have thought anything of it but then he said "I'm 60-years-old, but I still love toys. I never had anything like that when I was a kid so I have to make up for it now." Just to add a sad twist to an already interesting situation.

    3. Creamer Is A Nugget Sauce?

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    I was taking a lady's order, and she got a 10-piece McNugget and a small coffee. I asked her what sauce she wanted with the nuggets, and she said "Oh, two creams in the coffee." I asked her again which sauce she wanted for the NUGGETS. She responded with the same answer. She got barbecue sauce that day.

    4. Picky Customer

    This guy came through the drive through and told me that he needed to deliver food to his mom and dad who lived fifteen miles away. Because of this, he needed everything cooked to order. I was a little annoyed because of that, but it only got worse from there. He wanted everything split up in three separate bags – one for him, his dad, and his mom. He started to order for his dad. He got a chocolate shake and some sandwiches. Then, he told me his dad wanted a straw and a spoon for the shake. AND a drink carrier. Then he said he wanted another sandwich for himself. He wanted a small fry too, also cooked to order (of course). When I handed him the food, he still wanted extra sauce and an additional bag. Surprisingly, we got everything right.

    5. On The Run

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    This one is about a coworker. An older lady started working there one day, and she was only there for about a month before she disappeared. I asked what happened to her, and the manager said she called in one day and said she couldn't come to work anymore because she got caught by the police and was going to be in jail for a while. I never actually found out what she did.

    6. Dramatic Lady

    I was in the back taking people's cash at the first window, and this one lady pulled up. I took her cash, and when I was giving her the change back, she dropped a few coins on the ground. I apologized, and then she said, "Well, what do I do now?" And I said there was nothing I could do because I couldn't reach it either so I told her she could try to open her door and reach it. She got angry and pulled to the next window. My manager came back a little while later and said that a lady told him that I threw her change on the ground and told her to get out of her car if she wanted it.

    7. Coupon Guy

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    A man told me I had the worst manager ever because he wouldn't let him use a coupon that we weren't participating in on the mobile app. The system won't even let us use ones like that?

    8. The Dead Aunt

    One day, my coworker came in, and she told us that her aunt died. My manager said, "Oh finally, she always causes problems when she comes through here." (Referring to the lady that accused me of throwing her change at her, which was a actually different aunt of hers). She told him that it wasn't even the right aunt and ran off. That was really awkward.

    9. A Handful Of Sandwiches

    The owner's friend said they were going to come through at a specific time one night and that they wanted 30 McDoubles. It took us forever to make them. I was worried that it was just a joke, and they weren't actually going to come through. My manager said that if it was a joke, he would personally deliver all 30 of the McDoubles to the owner's doorstep and leave them there.

    10. The Fryer

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    I found some ice in the freezer one day while I was still pretty new there and THREW IT in the fry grease. It started to bubble and spill over, and everyone was freaking out. Good thing it didn't actually start a grease fire.

    11. Late Checks

    Our checks were two weeks late, and nothing was said about it until we started asking. All the managers and the owners did was say sorry and told us there was nothing they could do aside from requesting checks for people who really needed them from another place.

    12. Linda

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    A lady named Linda that alway comes through and causes problems decided to show up one night while I was there. She always has something strange to say to us, and that night she told me that she was either going to have ice cream or get drunk. She didn't order any ice cream.

    13. The Bagged Drink

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    I handed a lady her drink, and she asked me to toss it in a bag. Um... Excuse me, ma'am, do you know how liquids work when they're thrown around in a bag? I put it in a salad bag for her anyway. I just didn't even care what happened to it at that point.

    14. The Bathroom Dilemma

    When someone asked to use our bathroom, we told them that our lobby was closed. He then did IT on the side of the building. One of my managers chased after him, and the guy jumped into a random person's car! He told him to get out of the car and made the man clean it up.

    15. Linda's Mom

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    This is another one about Linda. One day, she told us that her mom died and was walking around asking people for money at Lowes. She started to ask us for money too.

    16. Lastly, Pickle Allergy

    A customer asked for her Big Mac to be remade because she was allergic to pickles even though she ordered it WITH pickles on it. I told her to go park while we remade it and told the manager what was up. They went out to tell her that there were pickles in the Mac Sauce. She said, "I know, I still want the sauce," and we were like, "You just told us you were allergic to pickles?" She was not allergic to pickles. She was just trying to get it remade because she ordered it the wrong way.

    What are some of your fast-food worker horror stories? Share them in the comments!

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