Whitey - 9:30 pm on Jan 12, 2012 (gmt 0)
I've never seen this before on the Pandalized sites i monitor. New content showing within 1 hour across a range of sites, visible on the results preview image and on exact match.
The cache, site:tool and WMT reporting tool badly lag.
In Nov and before these sites could take 2-6 weeks to reindex.