My board is failing under heavy load. Need help ASAP.
Come to think about it my site used to get very slow at 7:00am every day.Do you have any webpage stats (like Awstats and the like) loaded on your site?
Also, do you have newsfeeds on and caching? If so, try to turn off the caching.
I think between hosting the local jQuery and setting Members Online to show just 1 that fixed it.For me, the new skin you switched to (which doesn't have the "Members Online Now") dropped the loading from 45s to 2s or 3s.
You could try adjusting the Maximum Usernames in Members Online Now Box to around 100 or so. That might help out. Not exactly sure what was causing it though.
In my inexperience I thought hosting something from google would be faster than I could host it.Is there any particular reason why you were running jQuery from Google instead of locally?