Quickie, they aren't here; though I do have an archive of crap prior to my acquizition that I could throw together; we where planning on restoring some old posts but just never got around to it.

Littleman, if you go to the main site you'll see "Chat", take a guess where IRC is...

Myself, I would go for PHP vs Perl, but to each their own; your best bet is books; we have a long list of recommended reading on the General/Off Topic forums.
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