Let me pour you a great big welcome. Let me tell ya that you'll find a lot of very passionate people here. All of them are willing to help out, give advice and look at the fantastic pics you post. don't be shy and post often, participate in discussions and welcoming of other newbs
I don't think anyone realizes how difficult it is to come up with a personalized welcome that insults or otherwise makes fun of each new member. And to have you of all people acknowledge your irritation makes me feel ....... Like I've finally Succeeded!