I hate it when this happens... my old computer was slowing down no matter what I did.. or the computer guy did.. it was a gonner... so I got a new computer and guess what even though its an amazing computer.. I LOVE it .. there are some times when I wait for the site to come up too... I think sometimes its our anti virus or the site is busy and we just have the dumb luck of trying to get to it.. also if you are wireless you might be getting a weak signal.. Look and see what your signal strength is...
Hadn't thought that it might be my AV, seeing that those 2 sites are being re-routed through spinrite to get to the page.
Even though I have given my permission for the web browser to accept spinrite.
As for the signal strength...don't quite understand it being the cause,
because it is only to these 2 sites, and I have tried at different times of the day and night.
But I will keep it in mind for future testing.