I think, next to being a plain help-forum, PM is a great way to exchange ideas and feedback on existing modules and module-ideas
True. Though I come here mainly to relax and have fun.
So what attracts me to this site is its quirky history
and culture, as noted by PM legend Erudil
Perlmonks is a strange beast.
It's largely a newbie-help site,
but also contains a handful of
Things of Terrifying Beauty
-- Erudil quoting robin cited at Terrifying Beauty
This is in stark contrast to SO --
though I've posted a question or two there, I never felt the urge to hang out once it was answered.
To me, the SO culture felt cold and disconnected: stay on topic, don't waste time socializing, just deliver the facts.