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Am I saying this well?

I just want to say:

regularly updated about ~2x-3x-4x 12 minutes.

I have a script that updates a website between ~0-40 minutes time interval.
I just want to write it on the website at what time intervals it's regularly updated. I don't want to be exact, that's why I don't want to write ~0-40 minutes.

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can you provide a bit more context, please? Is the object updated only after increments of 12 minutes, so either 24, 36 or 48 minutes? –  teylyn May 3 '11 at 6:18
    
ok, I updated it! –  LanceBaynes May 3 '11 at 6:55
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Updateded doesn't exist. "Updated" is already a past participle, from the verb to update. –  Alenanno May 3 '11 at 7:33
    
In addition to what @Alenanno says, it's regularly, with a -ly. –  RegDwigнt May 3 '11 at 10:05
    
@RegDwight: Ah, I didn't notice that... –  Alenanno May 3 '11 at 10:44
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"A dozen minutes" isn't a commonly used unit of time.

How about saying:

This page is updated up to 5 times an hour.

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To state the frequency of the updates, I would simply say “updated every 12 minutes” (if you want to specify the exact interval), or “updated at least every 40 minutes” (to give an upper bound).

As others have stated, updated is the past participle of update, and updateded does not exist.

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Yeah, in the end, there aren't many ways to say that message. –  Alenanno May 3 '11 at 10:45
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Based on the phrase

“regularly updated about a couple of dozen minutes”

It seems like the idea you are trying to convey is that the website is updated every ~24 minutes or so. Given that, I would use something like

This is updated at regular intervals of 24 minutes.

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