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arf145 05-31-2008 04:58 PM

Sailnet way Slooooooooow
Technical issues? It's taking 30 seconds or more to get a response on any action.


JohnRPollard 05-31-2008 05:39 PM

ditto ditto ditto

Freesail99 05-31-2008 05:53 PM

Same here, I had to walk away and, get this I washed dishes causes I was so pissed ....

justmike 06-01-2008 01:31 PM

Using Safari (on a Mac) I can see the network timeline for a page. Using that I found that it was (IIRC), a javascript loaded from w w, I think for the new little petition window at the bottom.

Anyway, I got rid of it by adding an entry to /etc/hosts (on Windows I think it's at C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\) mapping w w to, so it just can't load. Complete page load times went from about 1 minute back to ~2 seconds.


p.s. Remove space from "w w w" above. I'm still too noob to be allowed to post anything that looks like URL.

T37Chef 06-01-2008 01:43 PM

Sloooooooooooooooooow, nice tip, Sailnet should remove the poll at the bottom.

arf145 06-01-2008 03:01 PM

Thanks justmike. I'll give that a try.

But that poll needs to go--it's made the site almost unusable.


teshannon 06-01-2008 03:18 PM

Really slow here too.

arf145 06-01-2008 04:44 PM

justmike's fix worked for me. Go to your hosts file, as he directs and add a line that says: Turning Passions into Actions | YouChoose

Fix takes effect after reboot.


max-on 06-01-2008 10:33 PM

It is still slow tonight, I changed from IE to Firefox, back to normal speed!

bestfriend 06-01-2008 10:38 PM

Can you guys slow down the tech stuff on that fix of justmike? Not sure what you are talking about. Can you explain it to me like I am 4? Where is the host file?

Oh, I am using Safari on a mac.

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