I can't really get upset with them. I was like them at one time and everyone could always stand to learn more and improve. Accidents happen, life is a learning process.
Gotta keep things positive. I wouldn't be doing it if it wasn't fun and relaxing. The whole competitive-macho "i'm such a pro and you're such a kook" 'tude kinda takes away from the free spirited nature of surfing IMHO. Don't take it too seriously.