"The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him... The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself... All progress depends on the unreasonable man." - George Bernard Shaw
I'm on Virgin/NTL and it's super fast. Hmm. I can tell you the server isn't even breaking a sweat - it's one of those super duper ones with 16GB of RAM and all. Therefore I have no idea why it's slow for you! What's your ping like when you ping it?
The man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out.