I noticed the rapid increase in the number of Math.SE Marshals, with three users earning the badge within the span of one week. (Congratulations!) Obviously, there is a lot of stuff to flag these days.
But what really surprised me about the list of Marshals is that
t.b., who was last seen on May 18, was awarded the badge on June 25. How could this happen? It's hard to believe that the flag queue was so long that his 500th flag took more than a month to be processed. And the badge-awarding script wasn't on vacation, either:
draks ... earned the badge on June 2.