So it turns out that the overnight gaps in @lofibeats's YouTube thing is YouTube going into HTTP 429 mode. Presumably the problem is other machines from my VPS provider hammering the APIs, because I can't see my one-request-per-hour causing any rate-limiting problems!
Maybe I should look into using the proper search API, just to be a better neighbor. Google charges money for that though. :(
oh wait looking further into my logs it looks like YouTUbe has actually actively detected "unusual activity" from my bot... which, y'know, makes one request per hour. Oy.
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