A story about having to push through elitism to get to the real community

My story relating being a newcomer to a triathlon forum, asking for advice, and the initial elitist responses I got, and what I’ve heard some newcomers to the hacker community saying about our community. The TLDR; is that there are macho jerks everywhere, but if you persevere, the majority of people are nice and are willing to help.

Article Link: https://digi.ninja/blog/entering_community.php