We go to coffee shops not only for our daily fix of caffeine. You might think it's the cute barista behind the counter or the chill music coming out of the speakers, but there are a latte more details a joint can use to steal customers from their competitors around the corner. Bored Panda has collected a series of clever coffee house ideas, and they're so creative, we can't get bean-ough of them. From giving away used grounds as compost to coming up with alternative syrup names (yes, I'm talking about the 'bee vomit'), these entries of this list are useful and funny enough to make anybody's day.

#2 Owner Tired Of Rude Customers Puts Up Genius Bar Sign To Teach Them A Lesson

Owner Tired Of Rude Customers Puts Up Genius Bar Sign To Teach Them A Lesson

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Ellis 4 weeks ago

Hi, how are you? If it’s not too much trouble, could you be a dear and make me one small coffee please? Thank you so much!

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#3 This Use Of The N In An Open Sign At A Café

This Use Of The N In An Open Sign At A Café

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Yvonne Bernal 4 weeks ago

If they were a boutique they could have 'opening & clothing' times.

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#4 Found At My Local Café

Found At My Local Café

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Karynne Williams 4 weeks ago

blahahah, that is one way to keep fingerprints off the glass.

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#5 No Smoking Sign At A Nearby Coffee Shop

No Smoking Sign At A Nearby Coffee Shop

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Hewwo 4 weeks ago

"Act like your Mum's here."

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#6 This Guy Runs A Coffee Shop Out Of A Beetle

This Guy Runs A Coffee Shop Out Of A Beetle

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Mo BC 4 weeks ago

What a great concept. Wish there was something like this near us :)

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#7 The Cafe Where I Work Got Broken Into. The Thief Was Greeted By This Note I Left Inside The Register

The Cafe Where I Work Got Broken Into. The Thief Was Greeted By This Note I Left Inside The Register

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Yvonne Bernal 4 weeks ago

He who laughs last.... laughs best. It paid off for the guy who had the fun of making the note!

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