LOL....yes everyone starts off as a noobie. Most of the things I learned along the way was by trial and error, some schooling, and just plain old great advice from others. In my opinion noone is a guru until you can say you mastered all aspects. I have never stopped learning from others before me.
DT:Custom intel Pent. D 802 2.66 oc to 3.06, asus P5N32-E SLI Plus, 1gb G-Skill DDR2 677, Geforce 7600GToc 256, seagate barracuda 7200.8 sata 250g, XP Pro (custom dt skin) and etc...
LT:Gateway M680XL w/1.8ghz centrino (my workhorse)