Nick, Thank you for the quick reply. I am now up and running on Mac-Forums on my super fast laptop.

For what it's worth, to make access to such common web pages I want to access quickly, I just drag the website favicon onto my browser's bookmark menu, and you can shorten the name if you like, and then just one click will take me to the site:
In this case use either or both:

And if needed sometimes, click the weppage "Quick Links" -> "Todays Posts" or whater your preference,

PS: Congrats on you Mac upgrade!!

- Patrick