Reviews pending for an unusually long time.

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lately, my reviews seem to be pending for an inordinately long amount of time. Usually they show up instantly especially if it is a current episode of a current show. I wanted to make small edits to a review I posted last night, but it was in pending limbo, so I uploaded a new review containing the corrections, but both reviews are still pending. Normally, I can go in and delete the original review once it shows. But neither of them are showing at all, which is highly unusual for a show that has just televised it's most recent episode. Star Trek Discovery, Episode "The Red Angel", user name weAponX. I want to delete the first review and keep the 2nd. Can anyone tell me what is going on? It's not just my review, the other reviews have been trickling in very slowly, when usually, by the time an hour past broadcast there are usually at least 10 reviews showing. There are only six showing as of this morning. 
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To clarify the situation on review processing ...

Please see

Contributions are not processed strictly in the order they are received; we optimize processing for overall efficiency and accuracy.  Re-posting the same review while another for the same title is pending will often have the opposite of the intended effect and will slow the processing down further. 

To check the status of any review, we recommend using the new experimental tracking system which includes all reviews, regardless of the IMDb interface used to contribute the review.  Please see

Finally to add support to the idea to track deleted reviews, please vote and comment upon the idea thread at