Oh, and I noticed that fraserspeirs' last name is misspelled in the CVS tab of the about box. :)
Okay, amendment/addendum... I just tried the 1.47 I had, and then downloaded/ran 1.47 from planetcryo, and I'm still not loading the edit friends dialog. It's not anywhere on screen, I've not seen it in weeks, and the same timebar behavior for a few seconds remains. Curious..