It seems no matter how hard I try to get a question re-opened: Even going so far as to change the focus of the entire question, and re-writing the entire thing, it will likely remained closed.
Consider this question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18640625/processing-a-video-on-a-webserver
It remains closed because it's apparently too vague to answer -- but it's been completely re-written since it was put "on hold", and that doesn't appear to have altered people's reactions to it at all. I feel it's now completely clear what's being asked, but I do wonder if SO is the right venue for it. (If that latter is the case -- why isn't a more appropriate SE site recommended?)
I love the idea of questions being put "on hold" as opposed to outright closed -- but it seems the reality is that it's next to impossible to take a question "off hold" :-/