What on earth is a TOP’s Snob?

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I have heard people say this too many times in discord servers, r/parrots, and facebook groups! What on earth could it possibly mean?! Is it like, someone who worships TOPs or something? Or is it someone who acts high an mighty because they feed TOPs?
 

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I have heard people say this too many times in discord servers, r/parrots, and facebook groups! What on earth could it possibly mean?! Is it like, someone who worships TOPs or something? Or is it someone who acts high a mighty because they feed TOPs?
I think it means someone who exclusively uses something or likes something.
Meaning TOPs will always be their go-to pellet?
I’ve heard a certain someone claiming to be an Amazon snob ahem @SailBoat 🤭
I guess you could call me a green cheek snob 😅
 

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I have heard people say this too many times in discord servers, r/parrots, and facebook groups! What on earth could it possibly mean?! Is it like, someone who worships TOPs or something? Or is it someone who acts high an mighty because they feed TOPs?
Taken literally, it would mean they believe themselves to be high and mighty because they use TOPs. But I would imagine they are saying it in jest to mean that they really like TOPs.
 
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Taken literally, it would mean they believe themselves to be high and mighty because they use TOPs. But I would imagine they are saying it in jest to mean that they really like TOPs.
Ohh okay, that makes more sense! I was beginning to think “man, there are enough turds that think they are a god for feeding a certain brand of pellet that a whole term had to be made?” Which I suppose is partially true lol
 
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I think it means someone who exclusively uses something or likes something.
Meaning TOPs will always be their go-to pellet?
I’ve heard a certain someone claiming to be an Amazon snob ahem @SailBoat 🤭
I guess you could call me a green cheek snob 😅
Seems about right according to Cindy! I guess I am a bird snob!
 

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I agree, when I hear "I'm an xyz snob" to me that means you're extra interested and think xyz is the best. To me it's different than someone saying "that person is a snob".

I wish my parrot wasn't such an anti TOPS snob :D :D :D I'd still feed a different pellet with Vit D added because I live in Minnesota, but there are so many good greens in TOPS! For being a bright green bird, he really hates green food LOL
 
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I agree, when I hear "I'm an xyz snob" to me that means you're extra interested and think xyz is the best. To me it's different than someone saying "that person is a snob".

I wish my parrot wasn't such an anti TOPS snob :D :D :D I'd still feed a different pellet with Vit D added because I live in Minnesota, but there are so many good greens in TOPS! For being a bright green bird, he really hates green food LOL
I suppose I am a snob of most things! Birds, South Park, beds, food, drinks, etc. I guess I really like a lot of things!

Haha green birb doesn’t like green food! Just do a little bippity boppity boo and turn it blue!
 

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I think it means someone who exclusively uses something or likes something.
Meaning TOPs will always be their go-to pellet?
I’ve heard a certain someone claiming to be an Amazon snob ahem @SailBoat 🤭
I guess you could call me a green cheek snob 😅
I don't like it when people refer to themselves as snobs of anything. They may not mean it this way but it implies self-superiority. It's just not a good look. Better to say "devotee" "lover" or something else less "haughty".
 

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I don't like it when people refer to themselves as snobs of anything. They may not mean it this way but it implies self-superiority. It's just not a good look. Better to say "devotee" "lover" or something else less "haughty".
It does come across with negative connotations.
So many changes recently in the English language.
If the term snob Is being used in such a different context perhaps it’s definition is expanding/changing.
Like..

When did the pound sign “#” become “hashtag “.
When did the period “.” Become “dot”
Why do I hear repeated on tv people saying “me and Jason”
When I went to school it was “Jason and I”

I am just an old fuddy duddy that doesn’t like change.
 

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I don't like it when people refer to themselves as snobs of anything. They may not mean it this way but it implies self-superiority. It's just not a good look. Better to say "devotee" "lover" or something else less "haughty".

It doesn't have that connotation to me at all, it seems lighthearted when someone calls themself a 'whatever' snob. I believe that real snobs would not ever want to use that word in connection with themselves.
Just shows that we're all different in how we perceive things:)
 

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It doesn't have that connotation to me at all, it seems lighthearted when someone calls themself a 'whatever' snob. I believe that real snobs would not ever want to use that word in connection with themselves.
Just shows that we're all different in how we perceive things:)
I like to err on the side of inoffensive.
 

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I like to err on the side of inoffensive.
I like to give people the benefit of the doubt and not assume they mean something that they don't.
I don't offend easily.
We just have different perceptions and ways of dealing with things.
 

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Can't remember who it was, maybe my Granny, but a wise person told me, "Offense is the bait of satan". The older I get and the more I see, that phrase comes to mind more often and holds so much truth! Thick skin and a soft heart is a pretty good combo to try for in life!
 
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Can't remember who it was, maybe my Granny, but a wise person told me, "Offense is the bait of satan". The older I get and the more I see, that phrase comes to mind more often and holds so much truth! Thick skin and a soft heart is a pretty good combo to try for in life!
That makes things click more. No wonder those who takes offense to everything are so miserable.
 

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