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  • - Do you use a fake Starbucks name?

  • - I do not actually.

  • - Why, what's your name?

  • - Zack.

  • So, it's pretty easy.

  • - Oh, my God!

  • That's my fake Starbucks name!

  • - Is that really your fake Starbucks name?

  • - No.

  • - Hi, my name is Amal,

  • and I make videos at Buzzfeed.

  • Now, I know what you're thinking.

  • That girl has a weird name.

  • She probably uses a fake name when she goes to Starbucks.

  • I don't.

  • But some of you know the drill.

  • You get in line,

  • about to order your favorite drink,

  • and you pull out your trusty fake name.

  • You know, the classics.

  • John, Carl, or my personal favorite,

  • Gertrude.

  • Today, we'll see what your favorite Buzzfeeders use

  • as their fake names when they go to Starbucks.

  • All to avoid social interaction.

  • Let's go!

  • What's your fake name?

  • - K.

  • - And what's your real name?

  • - Kuwilileni.

  • K because if I ever tried to say Kuwilileni,

  • they would just look at me with their mouth agape

  • like who?

  • What?

  • Where?

  • - My fake name is Horchata Jose.

  • My real name is Sergio.

  • - My fake name is David.

  • - And what's your real name?

  • - Armand.

  • My real name is on my credit card,

  • and nobody has been like, hey!

  • This doesn't match.

  • - Well, you're now exposed, so...

  • - Oh, c'mon!

  • - If I wanna have, like fun, I'll use like Axel Foley

  • or like Theo Huxtable.

  • - You seem like a Theo to me.

  • - My fake name is Kelly.

  • - And what's your real name?

  • - Kirby, like the video game.

  • The pink, little pink ball.

  • - Okay, what's your fake name?

  • - Lauren.

  • - And what's your real name?

  • - My real name is Selorm.

  • My name is actually supposed to be pronounced, "sellum".

  • - So, your real name is your fake name?

  • Ken, do you have a fake name when you go to Starbucks?

  • - My fake name is actually Ken.

  • So, I moved to the States when I was 12 or 13,

  • and I still went by my real name which is Kyohei.

  • - Well, thanks for lying to me for all these years, Ken.

  • - I've only known you for three months, but okay.

  • - What's your fake name?

  • - Bob.

  • My real name is Onyinyechukwu.

  • - So, don't take this the wrong way,

  • but you're not giving me Bob vibes.

  • - They know I'm not a Bob, but it's like,

  • it's an understanding.

  • They appreciate that I'm not wasting their time.

  • They're not wasting my time.

  • - I will give any J name.

  • I'll say John, Jamiroquai,

  • Jacob, or JoMariePayton as one word just to see.

  • My real name is Jarrett.

  • And they've spelled it so wrong, so many times

  • that I started a hashtag on my Instagram.

  • - What's your fake name?

  • - Dilly Dilly.

  • - And your real name?

  • - Danny Rosenberg.

  • - So, instead of making it easier for them,

  • you're actually making it harder for them.

  • - A little bit.

  • I like to spice up their day.

  • You know, they have to say a lot of names.

  • So, yelling out, Dilly Dilly, is kind of, I don't know...

  • - Well, there you have it folks.

  • The good.

  • The bad.

  • And the awkward.

  • Do you use a fake name at Starbucks?

  • Let us know.

  • I'm gonna get some coffee.

  • How does it feel like to be a fake Starbucks name?

  • - Oh, Zack is a popular name?

  • - I mean, sure.

  • - You know?

  • I kinda like that actually.

  • People are like trying to be me.

  • Trying to use my name.

- Do you use a fake Starbucks name?

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Do You Use A Fake Name At Starbucks?

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    Rachel Kung posted on 2018/02/15
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