Don't let anyone get you down. See through the clutter for the quality.
Also, to get caught up on the last year, pick up the Yearbook. (http://shop.newschoolers.com/yearbook.html)
You'll get the hang of it. This is a fun place, but its a little much at first to take in.
"I don't really count a trick until i land it CLEAN or with a grab. do this and you will get pussy."
Check out what I ride these days here - http://bit.ly/19DCx96