I've got just under a T1 connection, and it is pretty slow now.
It seems like the speed goes up or down at random.
I noticed this on the screen when I posted, and it took 2x that to get back to read my own post:
Generated in 13.273 seconds in which 13.174 seconds were spent on a total of 21 queries. Zlib compression enabled
I keep nature balanced - I hunt everything!