I expect I'll only have time to chip in here and there with a few personal comments that might be of interest, but heck, you all seem to know more about the subject than I do anyway! I've got a memory like a... what are those things you sift flour through? ...er, what was I talking about?
Anyway, someone has kindly built me a wiki page here, should you want to know more about me. I found it really informative myself.