Five Ways To Deal With a Budding Music Snob

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If I am going to be honest, I think snobs get kind of a bad wrap. Pretension aside, fans who have a critical ear and high standards are good for the medium. And when two music snobs get together, it can make for a great back and forth. Unfortunately, all that critical listening can also give way to high-minded judgment when something low-brow enters the conversation. And judgment ruins a party real quick.

There is no place like college for a young music snob to bud. Surrounded by strangers who never knew your love for Matchbox 20 or some such, you can create an entirely new music persona. So here are five ways to deal with this asshole when you run into each other at a party!