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The Bulletin Board is among the most popular features of this site. It's so popular we have to automatically delete all but the most recent posts. We also use the nation's largest bandwidth ISP to host the site. You can help your download time with these tips.

  1. Busiest hours for usage are between 6 PM - 12 PM. Our server can handle lots of interaction instantaneously, but only a finite number at any given moment. HINT: Try other times of day.
  2. If you try to retrieve a post before the headline list is fully downloaded, you're asking your computer and our server to multi-task and you require too much information to be transmitted over your phone line. HINT: either a) let headline list download completely or b) try hitting stop on your browser, to stop headline download, before retrieving or making a post.
  3. On any given day, internet traffic may be excessive and will affect the speed of your download. HINT: Good day to tackle some chores around the house.

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