8 shocking secrets you didn't know about Starbucks

For many, Starbucks is, admittedly, one of their guilty caffeinated pleasures. From its annual Pumpkin Spice season to the occasional coffee on-the-go, Starbucks has continuously provided many with all of their beverage and light snack needs.

While the American coffee company has a loyal fan base, the brand is not without its dilemmas. The major coffeehouse chain recently announced it's CEO Howard Shultz is stepping down in April, and many Trump supporters are boycotting the business over its decision to hire refugees.

Despite the few hiccups the company has recently faced, it's employees remain loyal. From infamously misspelling customers' names to the unlimited caffeine readily available during their shifts, the companies' employees dish on the most shocking facts you probably don't know about.

Read on for some of the craziest secrets.

I work at Starbucks. We don't mess up your name because we're illiterate. It's because you mumble and won't speak up when we ask you to repeat it.
I'm a Starbucks Barista and there is nothing I can do about the prices. I am the lowest link on the Starbucks chain. Baristas are not consulted when the prices change. We don't even get a heads up.
I'm a Starbucks barista and if you want your drink iced or as a frappuccino you literally have to say it.
I work at Starbucks. Nothing is more scary than when a customer in the drive through wants to pay through the app and hands me their caseless iPhone with five feet between their car and the window.
I work at starbucks, and this happens multiple times daily. Me: "Would you like whipped cream?" Customer: *tells me their name* Close enough I guess
I'm a barista at Starbucks, don't walk into my store groggy and rude. I've been awake since 2:30, so I can help YOU through the day.
As a Starbucks barista, I can inform you that Frappuccino happy hour is definitely not happy, it's torture and we hate it.
I'm a Starbucks barista. We hate it when you order off the "secret menu" because we have no idea what you're talking about.
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