People Divulge Their Most 'Elitist' Viewpoints
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Being high and mighty is not a particularly attractive quality on anyone.

But every now and then, it's hard not to find ourselves looking down, or raising our eyebrows at something, or even someone.

Be it the way your food is prepared, or having to stay in a hotel which is definitely not five stars, it's hard not to fall upon something which doesn't meet our standards every once in a while.

Redditor mandela_effect_12 was curious as to what the Reddit community looked down upon, or what they thought wasn't good enough for them, leading them to ask:

"What is your most 'elitist' viewpoint?"


They'll get my vote

"Candidates for President should be required to take the Civil and Foreign Service exams, and publish their scores."

I'm not looking for a passing grade, just an objective measure of competence."- cryptoengineer.

I think you meant "you're", not "your"...

"Even if it is just fan fiction, put effort into the grammar."- ImaGamerNoob.

"Spelling, grammar, and punctuation exist to make writing comprehensible."

"F*cking use them."

"It’s not that hard."- ActuallyCausal.

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When you get to be a certain age.

"Senior citizens should absolutely have to retake their drivers exam every couple years as they get older."- mox44ah.

Up in the air.

"I hate flying budget airlines because the majority of my fellow passengers are so uncouth and don't possess common flying etiquette."- BudovicLagman.

"There should be a separate security line at the airport for people who are flying for the first time or aren't familiar with the rules."- PhiloPhocion.

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And what makes you an expert?

"Expertise matters."

"People who have studied an issue all of their lives have better opinions on that issue that people who don't."

"Have individual experts been wrong in the past?"

"Can 'the wisdom of crowds' be surprisingly accurate?"

"Sure."

"'I know better because I know less', is a crock of sh*t.- copperdomebodhi.

That seems like an easy fix.

"As a professional tradesman, I can clearly see when a 'handyman' has been doing so-called upgrades."- skuterpikk.

I can't believe they let them in here!

"A lot of different places should have required etiquette courses before you can use/be a member."

"Some examples: public transportation, especially flights, gyms, concert venues, movie theaters." - Drunk_Lahey.

How dare you serve me something from a box!

"I'm pretty bougie about food."

"My in-laws invited us over for shrimp risotto one night and it was literally Uncle Ben's cheesy rice, those little canned shrimp, and thawed broccoli."

"Nothing inherently wrong with the dish but I was (silently) snobby about it being presented as 'shrimp risotto'."- loudlittle.

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Some might say having standards is an admirable quality.

Though it's probably wise to hide your disgust when your in-laws serve you cheez whiz and not your favorite camembert.

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