Apparently yesterday it has started lagging more the normal.
I will be investigating the cause.
A number of plugins will be disabled, and the forum will be upgraded along with all its plugins. This most likely will take place tommorrow. The forums will undergo a full upgrade.
Forum software has been upgraded. The site has been optimized, I haven't finished fully upgrading the website/server so there will be continued updates during the week, as long as random down times.
Apparently the forums are now being attacked by some douchebag: