|This is not me in the kitchen. Promise.|
As I finished taking the order, the picky pescetarian joked that his friends had a bet going that I would spit in his food because he gave me a hard time. I was half embarrassed (I hoped they didn't seriously think I would do that) and half amused. I wasn't annoyed by this guy in the least.
Typically, that's how it goes. People who apologize about special requests are generally nice, sweet people. If you're a nice person, I will go above and beyond to make sure your meal is perfect.
Assholes never think twice about their demands. And yet, I would still never spit in their food.