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CalebD 07-25-2010 06:11 PM

Am I the only one experiencing slow response
 
on Sailnet when retrieving a forum thread?
My browzer (firefox) hangs on app.serviceengine.com for a looong time before I see any text.

FSMike 07-25-2010 06:50 PM

I'd say SailNet's response time breaks down as follows:

20% Same speed as most forums I visit.
60% A bit slower than other forums.
20% Reeaaallllyyyyy ssllloooowwww.

Your experience may vary.

killarney_sailor 07-25-2010 06:54 PM

Seems quite slow today compared to most days

LandLocked66c 07-25-2010 07:32 PM

The site has been slow today. Not sure whats up?

SaltyMonkey 07-25-2010 07:46 PM

Im crawling here. Perhaps it has to do with advertising web service calls loading crap

I see some timeouts on a couple of links during the load - one to stats.ads.is and one to app.serviceengine.com

GraemeInCanada 07-25-2010 08:03 PM

If you are using Firefox then just go get the Adblock plus plugin and when you come to sailnet just block app.serviceengine.com and sailnet will run faster than ever.

CapTim 07-25-2010 08:09 PM

The site was very, very slow.. until I blocked all the advertisements. Normally, I'm happy to let them load since they are only mildly irritating, and it probably helps the forum somehow.

But that one at the top that expands constantly floats into the 'new posts' button, and half the adds cause the page to stop loading.

Addblock fixed both.

SimonV 07-25-2010 08:45 PM

Yes I get the same here, I like some of the adds but if I was to block them then what is the point of the advertiser paying for them. And then what happens to this great site. Maybe sailnet needs to fix the way they load. just my opinion.

mdbee 07-25-2010 11:02 PM

yep - slow today with Chrome.

sailak 07-26-2010 12:47 AM

Horribly slow to load and has been for several days. I'm talking so slow to load that I give up and go on to other things.

If it's ads...I understand the need for advertising to pay for things...but if it inhibits to the point it isn't being used what has been gained?

Macintosh using Safari


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