google sitemap submission pending for 18hrs?

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  1. obscene911

    obscene911 Registered Member

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    I remember submitting sitemaps to google before and it never took that long.. mine seems to still be "pending download" with a little clock icon in webmaster tools. has anyone els ran into this? Is it normal?
     
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    Mine took 2 weeks before so dont worry lol
     
  3. Grey Ghost

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    I've seen the "pending" clock before, but never for 18 hrs. Perhaps the bot that crawls for sitemaps is backed up? Sometimes Google takes its time, I suppose. I wouldn't assume that this is anything bad unless more time passes.