Originally Posted by Alceister
I may be a bit of a noob, but I suppose the best advice I can give is to browse all of the stickied topics on the forum and let the information gradually sink in.
Also, read up on any topics that strikes your fancy. If you don't see anything you're interested in, hit up the search field in the upper-right corner - something's bound to turn up.
I mean, there're tens of thousands of threads here that run back 10+ years that you can mine for info...