I failed this reopen review:

I clicked "reopen" and apparently I should have left the question closed.

I do not understand why: The question was closed because it was not phrased clearly, it underwent extensive editing by the OP. I believe that in its current, edited, version it is a clear question now and should be given a second chance.

Can you please tell me why I am wrong here?
Why should this question be left closed even after OP's edit?
Is it such a clear-cut case that it should become an audit item?

closed as off-topic by Sonic the Reinstate Monica-hog, rene, Glorfindel, Robert Longson, Donald Duck Jul 28 '18 at 23:39

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    Yes, the question was revised by the OP, but it was still deleted. Audits are meant so that you would check the actual question pages. – hjpotter92 Sep 17 '13 at 5:21
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    @hjpotter92 - I looked at the question itself, at its two versions, before and after the edit. I agree that even after the edit it will not be nominated for "question of the year" award, but I do believe its closing reason "unclear what you are asking" is no longer valid and therefore needs to be reopend. – Shai Sep 17 '13 at 5:26
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    so questions that are closed, then edited, then deleted now may become reopen audits? Now excuse me for a while, I'm going to poison the honey in the honeypot. – John Dvorak Sep 17 '13 at 5:42
  • Who audit the audits? Are posts becoming "audits" automatically? – Shai Sep 17 '13 at 5:44
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    @Shai yes, they are, but this criterion is plain wrong. – John Dvorak Sep 17 '13 at 5:46
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    edited question may be right on the way for undeletion and reopening; as long as system can not reliably determine whether this is the case or not (and it looks like it can't), picking it for audits is a design mistake – gnat Sep 17 '13 at 8:53
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    Yeah, that's not a very good question. It's basically "troubleshoot my code for me" without any clear explanation of what the code is supposed to do. – Robert Harvey Sep 17 '13 at 15:29