A lot of people seem to be having problems accessing GoS at the moment, so I’m copying the note CuriousB left at the forum today, for all those who may be interested to take a look but can’t for obvious reasons:
"Our main piece of advice, for those having difficulty accessing GoS, is to change your default DNS servers - we suggest trying either OpenDNS (https://store.opendns.com/setup/computer/) or Google DNS (https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/). There are no known security or other issues associated with doing so.
Of course we aren’t insisting that members take this advice, and we’re not deliberately being difficult by continuing to suggest this option, but it really is the best approach to solving any access problems (as well as clearing your browser and DNS caches). I’m afraid that if people choose not to follow the advice we have offered, then they have to accept that they’re very likely to have problems getting onto the site.
We do, however, understand that for those who have followed all the advice, then continued difficulties in accessing GoS must be very frustrating. I’m sorry to say that we still don’t know what the problem might be.
For reference, I’m copy-pasting the advice here from the GoS tumblr:
If you are not able to connect to GoS on the new server (for example, if you get a “server not found” error), please do the following:
1) Clear you browser cache: http://www.wikihow.com/Clear-Your-Browser’s-Cache
2) Flush your DNS cache: http://www.wikihow.com/Flush-DNS
3) Change your default DNS servers to OpenDNS: https://store.opendns.com/setup/computer/
If you are still having problems after completing these three steps, then please let us know here on tumblr.
If anyone would prefer not to use OpenDNS instead of their default DNS servers, or is still having problems accessing the site, there are alternatives, such as the Google DNS servers: https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/.”