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    Has anyone else found that it takes longer to load threads since the addition of the Digg frame?

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    Not really

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    No, not really. Seems speedy here.

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    Its fast for me. I can work on a disabler?
    What browser btw?

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    It's taken me longer than usual to load the thread and in the status bar it says waiting for www.digg.com. I'm using Firefox, the latest version.

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    Any extensions such as Adblock etc?

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    Yes, Adblock Plus and Greasemonkey. I have to keep refreshing because it seems to just hang.
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    Last edited by Edu-IT; 24th January 2008 at 10:17 PM.

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    I'm using FF + AdBlockPlus and I'm not having the above problem. So you can rule that out as being the cause.

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    Can you try disabling greasemonkey?

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    No difference with Greasemonkey disabled.

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    I've just tried pinging www.digg.com and the average round trip time is 206ms compared to Google which has an average round trip time of 60ms. That would explain why it's taking a while to load threads.

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    It seems to be loading a lot quicker today although a disabler would be good.

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    If it is just that image, hosting it locally on the site would also resolve the speed issues for when digg is heavily loaded.
    Last edited by SYNACK; 25th January 2008 at 05:49 PM. Reason: clarification

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    Nah it pulls a javascript which draws the digg parts. I am looking at delaying the javascript loading until the rest of the page has loaded.

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