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I'm a long time Google Bookmarks fan and I appreciate the integration with Google Search. For some reason, I'm typing a query like "maps national parks" and clicking the star on the result "United States National Parks and Monuments Maps - Perry-Castañeda ..." to bookmark it. When I hit refresh, however, the star is empty/white. (Note that when I click the link for the page and hit my Bookmark bookmarklet the site is showing up linked, for example with the tag "maps" that I put there. Usually the star and the "maps" tag show up in search results.)

Has anyone else seen this or know how to fix it? Or is it just a matter of one Google server/cluster catching up with another?

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  • Can you see the stared page in your bookmarks?
    – Lipis
    Jul 16 '10 at 18:02
  • @Lipis: Yes I can. Jul 16 '10 at 19:53
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Every time you click the star, an AJAX request is sent to the Google servers. Since Google gives no feedback of the request completing, it could be a matter of you refreshing the page too early.

It may be that a certain server/cluster hadn't been updated yet, but the problem should fix itself in a few seconds if that was the case.

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  • Well, the problem hasn't gone away, even after logging in and back out. Strangely enough, if I click the link the search results and refresh, sometimes is says 2 visits (with a time stamp) in gray text, sometimes no extra gray text next to the star on one refresh, and finally, 3 visits after the third time I clicked and refreshed (after a few seconds). Perhaps Bookmarks is on a different server? I'm still baffled. Jul 16 '10 at 19:51
  • Hmm, interesting. This definitely isn't an intended behavior. Google Bookmarks doesn't have a support site, but you can send feedback using their form.
    – Vortico
    Jul 17 '10 at 7:18
  • Not sure what to do but I guess if it persists I should send feedback. Thanks. Jul 29 '10 at 0:22

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