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    littleguru

    W3bbo said:
    Charles said:
    *snip*

    That's because you're geographically close to the website's server. When a page has significant AJAX features it slows things down tremendously if there's enough lag, and I get consistently around 120ms:

     

    Pinging channel9.msdn.com [206.72.124.93] with 32 bytes of data:

    Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=118ms TTL=43
    Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=118ms TTL=43
    Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=125ms TTL=43
    Reply from 206.72.124.93: bytes=32 time=120ms TTL=43

    Ping statistics for 206.72.124.93:
        Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
    Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
        Minimum = 118ms, Maximum = 125ms, Average = 120ms

    I dunno... I also get 95 ms in average.. even though I am in Redmond.