DomainState is a good place for people to get expert advice from some of the industry’s leading domainers. The community is polite, but blunt. Conversations pop up at a nice steady pace not too fast and not too slow. Overall, you could keep up by checking in once a day or so.
If you want to really immerse yourself into the industry quickly, you’ll likely want to spend some time reading through older posts, especially their stickies. DomainState features top-notch opinions from well respected domainers. Whatever questions you have, the answer is probably already floating around there somewhere.