sometimes the pictures in some threads that are photo-heavy do take a while to load everything. i'm running aurora which is developed by firefox. i have 8GB ram and a 3Ghz AMD processor so it's not a performance issue on my part. i'm not currently getting any packet loss to the site.
Ping statistics for 22.214.171.124:
Packets: Sent = 49, Received = 49, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 30ms, Maximum = 479ms, Average = 206ms
for those posting in here with similar issues, be sure to try closing/reopening your browser and using a different browser to see if issue persists and include in your post which browser(s) you're using.