I posted this observation before, in the suggestions thread that seems to be deleted. On my XP machine, the forum Front page is very slow- running task manager shows IExplorer pegging 98% of the CPU. Navigate away to the "forums", or a thread- immediate drop in CPU usage. I'm not sure what is causing the drain on resources. On a Win7 machine laptop at home, sometimes the Front page also seems to draw a lot of CPU power, more than other sites. Mu-43.com does not seem to place as much of a demand on the CPU. If other potential users have this issue, they may give up and go somewhere else. anyone else notice this?