The internet has plenty of people whom you've never met who are casually rude to others thanks to the anonymity the internet holds as a feature. Also, answerers should keep in mind the Back It Up!
Contents Introduction - Disclaimer, and the reasons why this guide was written. - An introduction to some of the most basic concepts in roleplaying.
This is a guide to help those who are new to roleplaying.
This guide consists of an attempt to make understanding roleplay and it's methods easier and to help those, who are starting out in roleplay, from making RP taboos that would hinder the enjoyment of roleplaying.
To set the stage here, I really wish I could say "Oh, it'll be easy, because almost all gaming groups are friendly and inclusive!
" Sadly, that is not the case, which is why I'm not going to recommend that you start with generic online group-finders.