Yes! I finally got a chance to use this in real life!
I have a web service that doesn't normally respond to browsers. But I needed a way to check if the service was alive or not using just a web browser. HTTP 418 seemed like the perfect status code.
If you click on that (?) in Firefox, the MDN page is super helpful:
I also briefly considered using HTTP 419 Sir, this is a Wendy's.
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