These sort of message boards are notious for being slow...especially with Netscape browsers.<BR><BR>My first attempt at a true threaded forum script took 60 seconds to generate a busy web page with Netscape!<BR><BR>scary stuff.<BR><BR>However, I&#039ve found that by flushing each forum get a v e r y fast render rate in both I.E and Netscape browsers, although it does limit the options of having side menus.<BR><BR><BR>browser formatting would appear to be the key to a fast board and not ncessarily the ASP script itself.<BR><BR>just a thought.