I noticed this question from November 2018: Can I permanently hide the YouTube chat window? which received a lot of positive feedback (+31 votes, 52k views), was unilaterally closed by a moderator on March 25, 2023, more than 4 years after it was posted, for the reason that it “needs details or clarity”. The question was then locked on March 30, 2023. At this point, no comments were left to explain what details or clarity were needed. Later, on April 8, 2023, a comment by the moderator who closed the question was made: "This question doesn't meet the current quality standards."
I am curious about the reason for closing and locking this question, which has been open and unlocked for more than 4 years. The question seems straightforward and clear to me: It asks how to hide the chat section that shows up on the right sidebar of some videos on YouTube, a web app (which is relevant to this site). Could someone please kindly clarify what part of it is unclear and point me to the community consensus that led to the closure and locking of the question?
Since the reason for closure and locking doesn't seem to be clear, I would like to request to please reopen and unlock the question: "Can I permanently hide the YouTube chat window?"
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