so this has been happening at least since December of 2020 for me Is this recent? could this be only being related to my connection? if not, is there any fix?
I guess it's related to your connection, because I visited several times & never got any error as such. I'm not sure what error you must be getting, is it something ERR CONNECTION TIMED OUT? This may be cause of some anti virus I guess. Probably the inbuilt Windows Defender/Windows Security.
Some general ways to fix this could be-
1. Check your connection,
2. Disable Firewall.
3. Disable Proxy Settings.
4. Clear Browser Cache.
5. You can check The Maximum Execution Time.
yeah, its strange because sometimes the forum works at full speed, but then at other times it shows timeouts and then even the cloudflare pages come up
I think it's the connection... i have that sometimes as well. but i don't no what the cloud thing is and i havent seen it.