IMDB is unhappy with me



I am getting a 403 error on IMDB
I was unable to get TV show information so I went over to IMDB to see if my folder names jived with their mainframe. Unfortunately they are blocking me now cause I made to many request on their system. Is this normal? I do have a rather large library (384 and counting) plus music and tv shows. Here is the info they are giving me:

Access denied

http: 403

Sorry, this (Internet Movie Database) page is not accessible from your address or browser. This page contains information which may explain why you are seeing this error instead of the page you wanted. Please read this information and if after reading it you still do not understand why you have been denied access then you should use the contact details at the end to request information specific to your case.

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Date: Tue Aug 31 18:36:32 2010


Server: iop710

Status: 403


Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100722 Firefox/3.6.8

Request: GET / HTTP/1.1

Instance: 2010-08-31



i just got the same message when I went to imdb to find the correct years for some of my movies.


I'm getting the same now... Is there some sort of limit we should be aware of to avoid this in the future?


I believe we're just hammering it today and they don't like us (same with TVDB)...I bet it will go away once the traffic of our scanning dies down...