I have had some similar problems, although I've been able to open it up, most if the time it has been really slow and I have also had to hit the refresh button a few times. I assume they are having problems with their site, since I'm not the only one to have problems now.
now it's just the forum page but no threads or posts! Oh my, she must have deleted everyone's posts.
Something big must have been going on. I know the Wisc State Fair topic was getting heated but not much else.