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This seems really obscure, but for some reason ALL Tumblr sites that use a custom domain don't load for me. Regular Tumblr subdomains do load, though.

For instance, this loads for me: http://authenticjobs.tumblr.com

This does not: http://blog.fetchnotes.com (it's a Tumblr site on a custom domain)

It's that case for any Tumblr site with a custom domain and it's been like this for at least a couple of weeks.

What on earth could be making that happen? I don't notice it on any other sites.

I'm running Mac OS X (10.7.3).

Things I've tried:

  • Restarting computer
  • Power cycling modem
  • Power cycling router
  • Trying different browsers
  • Checked http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com
  • Pinged (and I'm able to ping without issue)
  • Changed devices (tried my iPhone...it worked on 3G but did NOT work when on the same Wi-Fi network)
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What have you tried so far? –  Daniel Beck Feb 6 '12 at 17:26
    
Restarting my computer and power cycling modem and router. Really have no idea what else to try. –  Shpigford Feb 6 '12 at 18:22
    
Using a different browser, pinging the hostnames to see whether they can be resolved, different computer on the same network, same computer on a different network. Doing what this topics suggests. –  Daniel Beck Feb 6 '12 at 18:24
    
Just updated my post with what I've tried. –  Shpigford Feb 6 '12 at 19:05
    
Does blog.fetchnotes.com resolve to 72.32.231.8 for you? –  Daniel Beck Feb 6 '12 at 19:09

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I have had exactly the same problem for a few months, but I think I've fixed it. I was using google's IPv4 DNS addresses (8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4) and I just switched them to the IPv6 options (2001:4860:4860::8888 / 2001:4860:4860::8844) and it's tentatively fixed.

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