This applies to every skill, fandom, hobby, craft, profession, academia, etc. By being condescending you’re severely limiting the entry barrier and being exclusive. “Noobs” shouldn’t be looked down upon because we were ALL noobs at one point. There’s no reason to deliberately make their ascension into your circle any more difficult than it already is.
PSSTT! This is a REALLY SUBTLE satire about FAKE GEEKS!
Facepalming at the number of people unironically talking about their driving experience rather than the message the comic is satirizing.