Then one of his "friends" hauls out the "true Star Wars" fans don't like that movie, TPM, AOTC made him sick, blah, blah, blah.
I had to step in and defend my fandom because, obviously, this person wasn't a true Star Wars fan, at least to my definition. My response was fairly civil, I think. "True Star Wars fans know that there are SEVEN movies, and love them all like family.' Yeah, a little snarky there, maybe, but that's my stance and I'm sticking to it.