From: Pittsburgh, PA
still just sounds like you're timing out, coupled with hitting a page with a broken jpeg in the rotating site-image at the top of the site on one lucky occassion. in that case, the error you received had nothing to do with you.
sorry we couldn't be more helpful. with dial up, you just kind of have to slog through and pray your provider doesn't have a bottleneck.
Get out of the vacuum and express yourself!