Ever wondered why Sourceforge is so slow

Sourceforge is a site I am visiting quite frequently but which is sooo slow, that it is a pain. I always thought, that their servers didn't scale with the growing count of visitors, but I also found another thing, which has a huge impact of the speed of the site. Take a look at the head section of a typical sf page:
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://static.sourceforge.net/css/sfx.php?secure=0&20070612-2245" media="screen" title="SFx" />
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://static.sourceforge.net/css/cca.php?secure=0&20070612-2245" media="screen" />
<script type="text/javascript">
                var link = document.createElement('link');
                link.setAttribute('rel', 'stylesheet');
                link.setAttribute('type', 'text/css');

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