But your contributions are mighty valuable to the rest of us ... and we make money in part through Perl. (That means, thank you!)
Plus, consider what is the very-routine experience here: you hit a roadblock, and by now you know to stop and to Seek Perl Wisdom, and ... bang!! ... often within fifteen minutes you are looking at a thread of very detailed replies, maybe several chunks of extemporaneously-written code. You are back on track, and you learned a lot. “Hit counts” do not mean anything. What matters is the effectiveness of the encounter, and around here, the effectiveness is consistently gigantic.