If you're a waiter or bartender, you've seen your fair share of horrors. But the brave souls manning the headset at fast-food chains aren't any safer, even if they have a wall separating them from the customers. With the help of several Redditors and a rogue live source, we unearthed some of the most horrific and hilarious things ever ordered in a drive-thru lane. Remember, folks: McDonald's does not cater weddings.
The 12-Splenda coffee
"I worked at Dunkin' Donuts in high school and the weirdest drive-thru request I ever got was a large iced coffee filled 1/3 of the way with half and half and with 12 Splendas. Never mind that it's the most nauseatingly asinine coffee order I've ever heard, I also had to open and pour 12 individual Splenda packets. That order held up the entire line." -- Sarah A.
5 McChickens, hold the chicken
"I used to work at a McDonalds and one time I had a chick order five McChickens... without the chicken patty. Just five sandwiches with mayo and lettuce. She then sat right down and ate all of them as I looked on horrified." -- wixom92
"My roommate works at Tim Hortons, and told me that someone came through the drive-thru the other day asking for a lamb sandwich." -- Laurotica
"Some guy in drive thru wanted a slice of cheese. Just by itself." -- nkolmj
What's in the box?
"My mate works at McDonald's. I got a call from him a while ago at like 11pm. He'd just finished serving a customer, and he said he had to tell someone. This customer had asked for a Bacon Double Cheeseburger or something, but without the bacon, the cheese, the relish, the burger, or the bread. My friend said '... so you don't want anything?' The guy replied, 'No, I want a Bacon Double Cheeseburger, but I don't want the bacon, the cheese, the relish, the burger, or the bread.' Apparently the guy was completely serious. My friend gave him an empty burger box, the guy paid full price for the burger, took the box and left the restaurant." --banginchoonz
"When I worked at Arby's, there was a guy who came through the drive thru regularly who would order a roast beef sandwich, no bun. He gave the roast beef to his chihuahua. There was a vegetarian who'd come to McDonald's when I worked there and order a Big Mac with no meat, but extra tomatoes. I tried it once and it was pretty tasty." -- IfWishezWereFishez
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