#2 2012 Feb 19 18:37
Page cache is enabled by default in v4.1, this speeds up loading time. First see if it's enabled on Blog settings > Advanced page.
Try to disable it, and see if the post delay is gone.
it sometimes happens that all the text is briefly visible to the left of the screen, without any CSS, before everything "snaps back" to normal
This is not related to b2evolution. Try another browser. The reasons might be slow internet connection between you and the server, poor network quality at server level, or anything else.
I used to immediately have 5-10 views on the post
If the post is not visible robots won't be able to access it, right? Try to fix the publish delay first.