It was an innocent question, and so one born of ignorance.
Has it become impossible to drop our respective axes, and just simply pray sans agendas?
Also, perhaps a trad would, or at least should, know that there may be very good cause to request specifics; for example, praying for specific intentions, for the intercession of particular saints, angels etc.
You're proud, that's fine but just shut up and say an ave; it isn't that hard, and then maybe tell everyone about your girl,
"Molly Molly axen free."