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

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

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 w.youchoose.net, 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 w.youchoose.net to 127.0.0.1, so it just can't load. Complete page load times went from about 1 minute back to ~2 seconds.

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p.s. Remove space from "w w w" above. I'm still too noob to be allowed to post anything that looks like URL.
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Sloooooooooooooooooow, nice tip, Sailnet should remove the poll at the bottom.
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Thanks justmike. I'll give that a try.

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

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Really slow here too.
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justmike's fix worked for me. Go to your hosts file, as he directs and add a line that says: 127.0.0.1 Turning Passions into Actions | YouChoose

Fix takes effect after reboot.

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It is still slow tonight, I changed from IE to Firefox, back to normal speed!
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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?
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Oh, I am using Safari on a mac.
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