And those who continue to downplay it prolong how long it will continue to be used.
A friend postulated that the word is much more common in the south. Can't say that's true or not, but it "feels" somewhat accurate. We said it in the early 90s, but even by the time I graduated from HS we knew it wasn't a good word to say at all.
At the range, I just set my phone on a table at waist height, but they make these cool little snake looking phone holders that you can attach anywhere; this is just one example:
Selfie Snake Universal Phone Stand - Black - Walmart.com - Walmart.com