1st Welcome to all the newer players, I -know- there have been a bunch.
Hmmm, n00b help bits? An interesting idea.
I'm not sure how the admin feel about it, but I like it, and would be willing to help.
As an aside, -many- of the players here are more than happy to help n00bs find their way around the verbage that we live and die by. And realistically, GMs are not, and can not be on at all hours of the day and night.
To our newer players ...
<examine here> will tell you (mostly) what you can do in any give room.
Sometimes <help here> will work as well.
help <verb> will give you the syntax for any verb in question.
I'll second Bias' comment that that @newbie is recently revamped and -much- better than it was back in the day ..
Yes, I -can- say that as today is my SD birthday .. happy Sindomian birthday to me.
Typing <help> will give you the index of the help areas. Read through those, as well as @newbie, that should take you a will make you familliar with all the verbs needed for day to day play.
There are others out there, but finding out about them (hint, examine <everything>), is part of the fun of the game... ;)
And finally, the last bit of advice I can give (whether you want it or not) is to follow the following tfour simple rules for playing and RPing.
1) Style over substance
2) Live fast, die hard, leave an ugly corpse
3) Go big or go home.
4) When in doubt, refer to rules 1-3 above.
Have fun, and see ya' in the streets.