Baristas can be true lifesavers—they make that delicious, sweet coffee that gets us through the day, they supply the masses with tasty shakes on a hot summer day, and basically provide a much-needed service that all of us have used at least once. But not all is good in barista land. For one, they belong to customer service, which comes with its own challenges that have long been documented. Another difficulty for baristas can be... their job as a whole.

A Twitter user who goes by human plushie (@INTERNETM1LF) started a viral thread where people posted the kind of ridiculous orders they've received from customers (and each one needs to be fulfilled—that's the service, after all). There's a whole plethora out there, and here are some of the more notable ones.

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#1

monc1er Report

proud
Community Member
3 months ago

*starts crying*

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#2

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proud
Community Member
3 months ago

thats not coffee thats a monstrosity

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proud
Community Member
3 months ago

....... just end me.

Bow, I’m a Slytherin
Community Member
3 months ago

Nah.

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M O'Connell
Community Member
3 months ago

That's just a can of sweetened condensed milk. Yikes.

Geoff C.
Community Member
3 months ago

"Can I have 20 creams and 10 sugars? Oh, and a shot of insulin as well please"

Sadie Vincent
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

*cough* every girl on tik tok *cough*

tmw
Community Member
3 months ago

sooo... just a milkshake then?

Mya Lugar
Community Member
3 months ago

Just give him a can of Sweetened condensed milk!

KellyKix
Community Member
3 months ago

I'll take a side of Diabetes too please thanks

418_IM_A_TEAPOT
Community Member
3 months ago

And a direct line to nearest cardiologist please...

Linda Roy
Community Member
3 months ago

And a shot of insulin on the side!

thisisanalt
Community Member
3 months ago

u gon die

𝔹𝕖𝕝𝕝𝕒
Community Member
3 months ago

Maybe they needed cream for something??

Maeve Valentine
Community Member
3 months ago

I'd drink that

Mae Mosse
Community Member
3 months ago

Was this a Clown’s order?

Chris Sprucefield
Community Member
3 months ago

wtf?!

Starlee87
Community Member
3 months ago

YOU HAD ONE JOB.

Cybele Spanjaard
Community Member
3 months ago

what about the coffee.. ?

Mary Peace
Community Member
3 months ago

Yes of course, and a free diabetic coma thrown in.

maia martin
Community Member
3 months ago

no, no you cant

A Head
Community Member
3 months ago

Jeez. Just get a milkshake.

Full of Giggles
Community Member
3 months ago

Would you like some insulin with that?

The Chosen One
Community Member
3 months ago

"can I get diabetes"

Vanessa Dines
Community Member
3 months ago

Is that a college student?

Capelli rosa e patate
Community Member
3 months ago

And 30 shots of insulin...

Erin E
Community Member
3 months ago

Maybe they were going to use it for homemade coffee for a few days.... 🤢

Sawdust
Community Member
3 months ago

Just order a vanilla milkshake from somewhere. :-)

Jade Lynn - Panda's Brat
Community Member
3 months ago

Hopefully they don't drink this straight... like Michael Scott.

Nameless 4
Community Member
3 months ago

Augh, I think it'll take only one sip to make me ill

Eliza Schuyler
Community Member
3 months ago

*cough cough* what…

Natalia
Community Member
3 months ago

Wanna make ice-cream?

Maria Rodriguez
Community Member
3 months ago

10/10 for me

Sonja
Community Member
3 months ago

so...just a sweet scream?

Jo Johannsen
Community Member
3 months ago

Add a little vanilla and you might be on to something.

SunofSpringtime
Community Member
3 months ago

Leslie Knope, is that you?

Abigail Green
Community Member
3 months ago

Yup when I worked at DD we had a regular that *DAILY* ordered a large 20 and 20 hot coffee...

Marcellus the Third
Community Member
3 months ago

At least that one paid for a coffee ---- this one consists of free supplements? At least that's the only reason I can think of... maybe as a homeless mother this is the best you can do some days?

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Cartoon Cat
Community Member
3 months ago

someones getting diabetes

John Doe
Community Member
3 months ago

what i want but can't say.

Claire Goodman
Community Member
3 months ago

waste of space thay call it

A Random Panda
Community Member
3 months ago

No. No you cannot.

Eloise Martin
Community Member
3 months ago

OMG.

『•• espresso ••』
Community Member
3 months ago

why.

angelica H
Community Member
3 months ago

sounds like a lot of cavities

Truth Monster
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

I would say maybe they are on keto...but the sugars are a keto no-go. basically they have made a melty ice cream.

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The orders can range from absolutely bland, something akin to water with little to no flavor, to an essay length of requirements that the barista will have to figure out. And let's not forget, because the customer is always right, these drinks become a true challenge of willpower. Some even asked for a bee in a cup... Why? No one knows, but it's there.

#4

h_annahliz Report

proud
Community Member
3 months ago

THIS IS A COFFEE CUP NOT A FRICKIN BREAKFAST PLATE

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#5

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proud
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

What the actual poopoo, that looks like pizza in liquid form

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#6

OGindatrap Report

proud
Community Member
3 months ago

A good cup of ICE

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And these orders aren't generated at a single central point—you can find them in all the cafes and shops that offer drinks. The majority do come from Starbucks, but there's a Dunkin' Donuts in the list too. Basically, no barista is safe from the scourge of silly orders, for which we can only offer our sympathies.

#7

CourtneyAnn1997 Report

Paul Budhram
Community Member
3 months ago

love the thing on the cup

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#8

OGindatrap Report

Amanda Sherland
Community Member
3 months ago

Well, maybe they carry their own tea?

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#9

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Natalie Bohrteller
Community Member
3 months ago

I'm glad they decided not to take whip, that would have been too much.

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We all probably have our favorite drinks, but these orders take it to the next level. And seeing how some of them are very excessive or just downright mocking, it's safe to say that customers sometimes go overboard. This also gives a glimpse into why so many baristas look overworked (or forget your name... they have mile-long orders to remember!)

#10

delacrzu Report

proud
Community Member
3 months ago

and how big does the cup need to be question mark

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#11

INTERNETM1LF Report

Torin Fuqua37589
Community Member
3 months ago

diabetes

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#12

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Paul Budhram
Community Member
3 months ago

Very Orange I see

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#13

mekyuh1 Report

proud
Community Member
3 months ago

Ask Customer if they are ok

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#14

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proud
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

rainbow coffee....., i approve. i would probabaly maybe eat that

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#15

katlgonzalez Report

Maya Jones
Community Member
3 months ago

the name---

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#16

OGindatrap Report

Aurelia!
Community Member
3 months ago

Um...did they write 'Salina I love you' so that the Barista would have to shout SALINA I LOVE YOU to the whole café??

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#17

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YouDontLikeMe?
Community Member
3 months ago

That's a latte at Americano pricing.

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#18

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justanotherBoredpanda
Community Member
3 months ago

John, why?

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#19

mekyuh1 Report

Fred Ferret
Community Member
3 months ago

Upside Down?

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#20

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Sista of the moon
Community Member
3 months ago

Wonder if those are both for her???

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#21

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AriMalari87
Community Member
3 months ago

are my eyes deceiving me or is this really blury

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#22

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Isabella Rowe
Community Member
3 months ago

" can I get an iced Berry lemonade just with no ice berry lemonade?" "you sure?" "positive" later " I have an iced Berry lemonade with no ice berry lemonade, for Kaila!" * all heads turn*

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#23

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Sista of the moon
Community Member
3 months ago

Raw sugar and 10 Splenda. 🤮

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#24

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proud
Community Member
3 months ago

vegetable oil

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#25

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Tiredpossum
Community Member
3 months ago

20?!

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#26

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Paul Budhram
Community Member
3 months ago

whattha

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#27

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Sista of the moon
Community Member
3 months ago

Lol no gross

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