Something is Strange !

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Hello, dear Imdb staff..

I did some modifications on 8 of my old reviews on the site. And within couple of days, I had approval for all of them. The thing is.. none of the modifications was published. Hence, the old reviews are still there, without any update whatsoever. So why is that ???

These are the links of the 8 reviews, and the approval for every one of them. Just compare every present review with the new approved one, and you'll discover easily that the new one isn't published, even after days after the approval of it: 

1) A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994) review: 
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw2242580/?ref_=rw_urv
The approval of its modifications: 
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190706-043933-776704?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

2) "Alias: Tuesday (#4.13)" (2005) review: 
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw1759089/?ref_=rw_urv
The approval of its modifications: 
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190705-092729-649704?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

3) Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) review: 
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw1684544/?ref_=rw_urv
The approval of its modifications: 
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190705-120659-172104?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

4) His Story IV (1 February 2007). Series: Scrubs (2001-2010) review:
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw2170245/?ref_=rw_urv
The approval of its modifications:
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190705-102506-719804?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

5) The Dead Pool (1988) review: 
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw1699624/?ref_=rw_urv
The approval of its modifications:
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190706-050352-768204?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

6) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) review:
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw3378155/?ref_=tt_urv
The approval of its modifications:
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190706-041932-747004?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

7) The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) review:
 https://www.imdb.com/review/rw1880109/?ref_=tt_urv
The approval of its modifications:
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190703-014159-715704?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

8) The Over the Hill Caper/Poof! You're a Movie Star (15 April 1978). Series: Fantasy Island (1977-1984) review:
https://www.imdb.com/review/rw2486517/?ref_=tt_urv
The approval of its modifications:
https://contribute.imdb.com/contribution/190705-101622-577604?ref_=pe_3181150_242625130

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Posted 4 months ago

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Hi Elshikh4,

This is a little hard to explain. The issue here is that we can't apply those changes, as you have since modified the review which has already been accepted, which means that we can't apply this modification as it no longer matches the live item. In these cases the item will show as approved in your submission history but we can't apply the secondary edit.

The best thing to do in these cases is to not submit too many edits in short succession, as we won't be able to apply them all. If you need to make a further edit please wait until your last edit has been applied to the live review, then submit the new edit at that point.

I hope this helps to explain the issue. Please respond if this requires further clarification.

Thanks,
Will
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Hi, Will..

Ok, I got the idea. However, in terms of those 8 reviews in specific, what can I do about them ? Can I delete them, then re-submit them ?, or can I try to submit their new versions some other time soon ? Don't tell me that there is no solution !
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Hi Elshikh4,

You would need to make your edit again from scratch against the new live item, then it will be able to be applied to the item.
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Thanks.