Yesterday, when I was posting this thread, it timed out on me several times. Today, it seems ok.
I am on a corporate network with dual T1 connections. I did spend the time to look at my connection and try a few other sites. Hotmail was working fine, Google, and the Onion (www.theonion.com if you have never looked at it).
I am in Connecticut.
The biggest thing I have noticed since the new site is that the banner at the top of the page is about the only thing that wants to cache. Regularly, I get a delay when trying to get to this page to post.
I usually am using IE7. When I was running into issues yesterday, I tried Firefox (because I already had it installed) and was not getting any better performance.
I'll post to this thread again if it gets slow on me today.