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Dear IMDb

When rating a title, what is the waiting period before that vote is added to the number of votes already displayed?
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This is a tricky question to answer.  The vote build runs continuously 24/7.  It takes a certain number of hours to complete each run and then variable time for each title to access the latest results. It also somewhat depends on which interface you use to access IMDb.

If you happen to vote immediately before a new vote build runs then your vote might be included within a few hours.  If you happen to vote immediately after a build starts then effectively you have nearly twice as long to wait. 

In practice this means anywhere between 4 and 12 hours. 
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This is a tricky question to answer. 
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FAQ for IMDb Ratings

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A Sniper's War  (2018)

in the past 2 days...
5,257 IMDb users have given a weighted average vote of 1.0 / 10
Rating .......... Votes
10 ..... 4.8% ..... 253
01 .... 94.7% ... 4,976
Arithmetic mean = 1.4   Median = 1

more chat here:

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Thank you for answering this, Col Needham.
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That is very interesting. So, as you have pointed out, one can expect a result within a maximum of 12 hours. That's great.

Many thanks for the detailed explanation Mr. Needham.

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