1. It's possible to be simultaneously flattered and insulted.
2. The things I thought made me "weird" are evidently what people like most about me.
3. There are more emoticons and text/IM abbreviations than I can ever hope to memorize.
4. There is at least one person out there who will "get" your sense of humor.
5. Sometimes forgetting that exhaustive list of interview questions you labored over actually makes for a better interview.