Snob? Well, I prefer the word gourmet :)
All this makes you search harder. There're LOTS of programming languages in the world nowadays. Once you've learnt one to earn your living, you can investigate even rare ones.
I actually tried Java, Python and Ruby. I could not manage to like them. Ruby was a huge dissapointment, quite unexpectedly :( Then I stumbled upon Pike and it turned out to be the very subtle balance between elegance and power I am fond of. And when I feel like fiddling with functional programming (you said 'lambdas', I heard), I use Ocaml. These are hobbies, I enjoy them and don't try to make money from it.