Food·Posted on Jul 7, 201724 Reasons I Could Never, Ever Wait On Tables"Excuse me! Miss!"by Maximilian ZenderBuzzFeed-Redaktion, Deutschland FacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Being a server is an absolutely brutal job. Facebook: DingeDieGastronomenNichtSagen 2. It's just constant stress and movement and mess all day. Facebook: HOGAPAGE 3. And you're always on your feet, and it's always hot, especially in the kitchen area. Facebook: HOGAPAGE 4. Servers are constantly sweating. They need to take any opportunity they can to cool themselves off. Facebook: HOGAPAGE 5. And they spend so much time on their feet that they literally wear through their shoes, like, all the time. Twitter: @amdiazart 6. They rarely ever have time for a real break. instagram.com 7. And after all that, they still get paid essentially nothing. Flickr: evanwathington 8. They have to face insurmountable problems almost every shift. Facebook: DingeDieGastronomenNichtSagen 9. And they have to be able to decypher other servers' (and their own) hieroglyphics. Facebook: DingeDieGastronomenNichtSagen 10. They have to put up with older customers calling them "miss" all the time. Facebook: officialtbw 11. When a server has to do laundry, it's an absolute nightmare. Facebook: officialtbw 12. They can't even catch a break when they take a second to sit down and go to the bathroom. Twitter: @cr00kshanks_ 13. They have to be masters of improvisation. sciencebuzz.org 14. And they have to have an impossibly high tolerance for feeling disgusted. instagram.com 15. Their shifts are filled with thankless chores that nobody ever really notices. Facebook: 396222987173638 16. Like rolling up napkins... Facebook: HOGAPAGE 17. OR CAREFULLY UNWRAPPING INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED TOOTHPICKS! WHY?! Facebook: HOGAPAGE 18. They end every shift just COVERED in food. Twitter: @beckie_cook 19. They need to clean up other people's disgusting chewed gum. sciencebuzz.org 20. And then other servers' messes in the back. Facebook: HOGAPAGE 21. And then wash and polish all the silverware. Facebook: ChefMemes 22. Oh, and then clean it up and do it all over again when a busser accidentally knocks over the containers. Facebook: HOGAPAGE 23. Their days never end, because as soon as their shift is over, someone does something that they need to fix. Facebook: DingeDieGastronomenNichtSagen 24. And because they're all professionals, they never lose their composure. No matter how hard we make them try. imgur.com This post was translated from German.