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This is perhaps an indication of how often I check my activity log, but I’ve only just noticed that now replies with the following message if you send more than one ping from the same weblog within a 30 minute period:

Thanks for the ping, however we can only accept one ping every half-hour. It’s cool that you’re updating so often, however, if I may be so bold as to offer some advice — take a break, you’ll enjoy li…

I’m assuming the missing words at the end are ‘life more’ – pity the string gets truncated. Still, it’s a bit nicer than the rather blunt messages you usually get from other pingable sites.
Update: Actually, it appears this message has been appearing for some time now, but because my pings to usually time out this hasn’t appeared. It seems to be a bit more responsive now, which is good.
While I was writing this message a bloke from DHL delivered a rather large box addressed to my dad, which had been shipped over from Limerick in Ireland. I’m wondering whether it’s my old laptop that’s been fixed and returned, but since it’s not addressed to me I’m not going to open it.

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