I'm glad to report that since the forum came back up after the long extended weekend maintenance that everything seems much quicker and more responsive.
Here's hoping that things stay like that for the long term!
Mine: 2016 M4 | Sakhir Orange | Black Full Merino | CF Trim | M DCT | More | ED 5/13/16
Hers: 2011 335is Coupe | Le Mans Blue | Black Dakota Leather | Dark Glacier Aluminum | 6MT | ED 5/12/11
Also Mine: 2006 Z4 Roadster | Interlagos Blue | Black Extended Nappa Leather | Carbon Leather Trim | Purchased 7/19/12