You are totally unprepared
While you don’t need to know your order the minute you walk into the restaurant, baristas appreciate if you spend your waiting time thinking about what you want if there’s a long line. “They’ve stood in line for 15 minutes waiting, thinking about what they’re going to order, and then they get to the register and they just stare at the menu as if it’s the first time they’re seeing it,” says Alyssa, store manager at a New York Starbucks. By the way, if you pay for refills at Starbucks, you’re wasting your money.
You’re an indecisive Starbucks addict
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Starbucks employees will be particularly annoyed at your long, hard thought if they know you’re familiar with the menu. “When they come here like every single day and they start looking at the menu and the line starts forming, I’m like, come on, hurry up,” says Luis, shift supervisor at a New York location. “You come here every day and you still don’t know what you want?”