OK well my latest theory is that work has blocked my home domain lmfao. It works now that I got home...
Jeeeeeeeeesus. So much headache for no reason.
Edit: yup, ping shows that it now goes to the correct address. *facepalm*
Seriously, I've been troubleshooting every step of the way and having that come out of nowhere was definitely a bit much to handle after I thought I FIIIINALLY figured stuff out haha.
At least I know what's going on now.
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