LOL, I hear ya man. From what I've seen the servers cannot handle all of the queing of logins/transition to other systems (load screens included) and each of the players difference connections it might possibly have to compensate for each time one tries to login. I'm a simple man, not very technical when it comes to things I don't know about very well. :p
Surely people have enough of a ife that they can find something else to do for a while. While i've been critical of some game dynamics i really think Cryptic have done reasonably well with the headstart launch.
Shares in Kleenex are going thru the roof!