Originally Posted by Cortexburn
Don't let the riff raff stop you from checking out airsoft. Also don't base your opinion of the hobby on the online actions of a few, check out the other areas, the FAQ and understand that due to airsoft's position in Canada you will run into many people that are very passionate about it.
Golden rule is to do as much research about airsoft as you can on your own. It shows a genuine interest and a sense of responsibility to the community.
or the best thing to do is visit a game, most of the older players tend to like answering question better in person than on the computer we get very cranky when we are in front of the lcd screen