Is it Tempmas already?
Well, here's something I have been working on for a week or so for no other reason than I wanted to. So for GBATempmas I present: The Futile Pursuit of Wealth.
try it through a proxy on proxy.org. If that doesn't work then it's something to do with your pc. If it does work then it's your ISP's DNS server cocking up (sounds like it if it is intermittent). Change your DNS anyway to google DNS http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/ and see if that...
I'm not leaving. This place is still fine. A few too many emo kids and wussy tarts, but generally it's okay.
You don't have to say goodbye to me. You may still all call me a dick though, if it turns you on.