There are some things it’s better not to know. One of them is what your barista really thinks of you.

Mashable has compiled a list of barista confessions from anonymous secret-sharing app Whisper, and it is as we feared: Most of them are judging or just outright ignoring our orders.

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In their defense, every morning baristas are subject to humanity at its worst. I feel more sympathy for the person who has to interact with me in my monstrous pre-caffeinated AM state than the pedicurist scraping dead skin off my feet.

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They battle at the frontline of our civilization, staving off civil degeneration and complete societal collapse. And in return they get a whole lot of attitude, a couple of pick-up lines, and your spare change in the tip jar.

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It’s really no wonder that occasionally they take to interwebs to facelessly vent before waking up at 5am to head back to the trenches.

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And, truth be told, everyone hates those people who order ridiculously detailed, finicky drinks. They probably even hate themselves a little bit.

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Lesson: Never forget the true power your barista wields.

[via Design Taxi]