I love that you can tell D&D is not just cool but mainstream cool because of the entire subculture that has sprung up around how basic it and its fans are.
"Myself, I only play postpunk prewave German tradstory games from Spring 1993. You've probably never heard of them. Why, what do you play? Dungeons and Dragons? <Incredulous hipster laugh>."
Indie ttrpg twitter will bag on 5e players all day and then be like "what, me, gatekeeping? no..."