Originally posted by Roundeyesamurai
It's only "snooty and pretentious", to someone such as yourself (who, judging by your initial comment, probably engages in entire conversations consisting only of reiterations of the word "dude").
Either of the two uses is correct.
Now, why don't you contribute something of value to this thread? Or, did you come over here solely to display your resemblance to Beavis and Butthead?
Your being serious about this aren't you? Your trying too hard. Relax and let what you say show people how intellgent you are.