Keep coming up with interesting puzzles like your first one! :)
And regularly expend a little of your time scanning over the questions (and answers!) from other monks. And don't be afraid to ask for explanations of stuff you don't understand. Whether it is a part of answers to your questions, or those of others.
You'll be amazed how much you'll pick up along the way.
As your Perl knowledge grows, you'll start seeing questions from other newbies to which you know the answer. So post them.
In this way, you continue your learning process and start giving back by helping others with their journey.
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.