I can switch to any other of my characters, except her.
I have tried 2 different browsers on my Mac (Firefox, Safari), and my iPhone's Safari (which is even a different ISP). No dice, still hangs when trying to access Polara, so this does not seem like a cache issue (in fact, my Mac's Safari, which uses a different cache file than Firefox, hadn't ever browsed the forums until now)
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.