HUGE HUGE HUGE speed boost. There are new URLs as well, but the old URLs will start redirecting to the new, faster URLs. New url: http://s.mclist.me/new/hat/tyzoid.png Load is balanced between two different servers (utilizing a technique known as round-robin DNS) and extreme caching is involved. The script has moved away from using an SQL approach, and is now using flatfiles, as it boosts concurrency and speed, due to less file locking issues. This change also fixes the issue that only one image can be loaded by anyone at the same time. Edit: This applies both to the images themselves, and the skin cache check, which was rewritten and loads over 100x faster.