I used to see this all the time. I've seen a number of sites stall _completely_ while waiting on Google. It got to the point that I installed AdBlock just to block calls to google analytics. Problem solved (for me anyway). Stephen On Jul 17, 2008, at 9:32 AM, Gersten, John wrote: > On numerous sites I have visited in the past months (including but > not limited to those I manage), I have noticed occasional delays > where the page will not load -- the screen remains blank and the > status message at the bottom of the browser window reads "waiting > for Google analytics." These delays can sometimes come to as much as > three or four seconds (I know that's essentially trivial, but > sometimes those few seconds s-t-r-e-t-c-h out in the mind). > > Anyway, my question is this: as more and more sites move onto the > Google analytics program, could a problem on Google's end at some > point render all these pages inaccessible?