Yesterday, I asked Definition of a bunny hop and is was
put on hold as primarily opinion-based by Gary.Ray♦ yesterday
Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit your question or leave a comment.
The feeling I got was that this was somewhat arbitrary. If I saw a bunch of regular users voting it down and/or voting to close, then I'd just go Ok. Poor question. Learn. Move on.
But the question had been voted up twice, and received a pretty good answer when it was put on hold. I thought moderators should only get involved when there was a clear problem.
The commentary says please edit your question or leave a comment. So I left a comment, No response. I flagged it. No response.
The commentary also says [m]any good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience. I certainly agree. 90% (not that I've counted) of this site's questions rely on experience-based answers.
... but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions. Now, how is this question more opinion-based than
Some of them are fun questions. Most require ESP to know what is best for the OP. But if there are rules, why were they applied to Definition of a bunny hop, and not to these? This about consistency.
So, in summary I'm asking
Why was it closed? Since the stated reason doesn't stand up to scrutiny.
Why hasn't it been re-opened? I have requested this but the response was to discuss it here.