Script Summary: Evade school
If a domain name is down, it is often possible to access a site using its IP obtained from a simple ping or whois search.
Place this IP in place of the domain name and this wil take care of the links and images on the page. Although it will ruin external links.
Other cases where this is useful is when organisations have a blocked list of hostnames, yet the IP is not blocked.
Will not work when a single IP has many domains on it.
Cheers to Joe Simmons in helping with this in the forums.