1.People who wave money or snap their fingers at you, as though being incredibly obnoxious is a reason to serve them.
2.People who decide proximity to the bar is all that matters, and elbow-barge their way through the crush, and then get annoyed that you're not serving them despite everyone else being there first.
3.Though being at the back of the queue and waving to try to get attention is just as annoying.
4.When you do get to the front, it doesn't help to complain about waiting times. It won't make the drink come any quicker.
5.Especially if there's then a whole debate about not knowing what to order.
6.Of course, there are the other ways to order and piss everyone off. The "surprise me" is a good one.
7.As is "What's good here?"
8.Same for the "Just a beer" request.
9.Of course, they may then complain that the specific drink they've requested is not available.
10.Then there's this one.
11.People who decide to order drinks without looking up from their phone are terrible as well.
12.The ongoing battle of people refusing to obey the damn law is very real as well.
13.When people are told the price, they'll often respond by repeating it back with an incredulous tone. As though you'll suddenly respond with "Oh no! I forgot! You get the super-duper-special cool person price!"
14.They will then try to use a card to pay for their single drink that they're still convinced they could get for a few pennies less down the road.
15.Failing that, the cash will make its way on to the bar, in the one wet bit, and you'll have to scrape it up through all the miscellaneous spilled drink.
16.Surprisingly, many, many people ask to charge their phone. Like, more than there are plug sockets.
17.But even if your phone is basically life support, reaching over the bar to try to get it charged is definitely not OK.
18.Talking is nice! Except when it's busy.
19.And if the conversation involves the question "Is this your real job?" then you are legally entitled to spray them with the soda.
20.It's even worse if that long conversation means they don't make room at the bar for all the VERY MANY people waiting behind them.
21.The people who leave a trail of destroyed beermats behind them.
22.And the people who fuck with the candles and leave a trail of wax everywhere.
23.Cleaning ashtrays might be even worse though.
24.Actually, being responsible for cleaning is hella annoying. Obviously, it's part of the job and it comes with the deal, but when you're tired at the end of a shift, it's the last thing you want to do.
25.Especially when all you want to do is clean and three people are determined to stay so long past last orders.
26.Which is often related to the eternal struggle of dealing with drunk people.