starbucks worker in drive-thru with caption 'i hope y'all realize we can see u in the drive thru when u make faces at us LOL' (l) hand passing starbucks coffee out window (c) drive thru (r)

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Starbucks worker says they can see when customers ‘make faces’ at them in the drive-thru

'So you've definitely seen me crying in the drive-thru too then huh.'

 

Audra Schroeder

Internet Culture

Posted on Feb 18, 2022   Updated on Feb 18, 2022, 1:13 pm CST

The TikTok genre of Starbucks workers documenting their daily grind has a new entry: On Thursday, a TikToker named Grace posted a video reminding customers that employees can see customers in the drive-thru.

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“i hope y’all realize we can see u in the drive thru when u make faces at us LOL,” she wrote. Grace then cuts to a shot of an empty drive-thru at her Starbucks location, which appears to be in Austin.

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In the comments, more people seemed to be concerned that baristas are judging them on camera than being caught making faces.

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“So you’ve definitely seen me crying in the drive thru too then huh,” said one commenter.

“Omg the amount of boggers [sic] I’ve seen people pick is wild,” said another.

The TikTok has gotten more than 280,000 views since Thursday. The Daily Dot reached out to Grace for comment.

Update Feb. 18, 1:06pm CT: Grace tells the Daily Dot that people making faces or “openly judging us” in the drive thru isn’t “super common,” but it happens roughly “2-3 times per shift.”

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*First Published: Feb 18, 2022, 10:11 am CST