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They say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, but sometimes, when you get to my age, you feel more like the tree than the apple. And when you're dealing with a tree of knowledge you don't want to lose your apples (or is that marbles? I forget). To this end I've put together this list of helpful articles and questions from across the site:
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