Well it hasn't been quite a year since I've paid $25 for membership and I feel I've harassed you good people enough to make it worth the investment.
Although, as a born misfit, I always feel like the Crocodile Hunter (undead version maybe) on safari when I find myself mingling in polite society (virtual or otherwise). “Aye crikey, there’s annuder thread about to get thrown on the Barbie!”
I've slowly learned some of the lingo +1 FWIW HYOH YMMV et al and now feel that I can hold my own in a conversation with your average hipster.
I've identified the two major battle cries which seem to be symptomatic of a conversation gone bad, which with this crowd is saying a lot.
1. Moderator! Please move this to Chaff!
2. You are on my "Do not hike with" list!
Still a journeyman and on a lifelong journey of learning, what others do I need to learn to become fully integrated in BPL society?