This question

Was originally closed as "General Reference", presumably because the answer was largely covered in the same scene in the film.

Since "general reference" has been burninated and is no longer a valid close reason (and given that the answer is actually rather more interesting than simply saying "The Libyans got it somehow") I added it to the re-open queue.

The timeline indicates that it then received three votes to reopen and three votes to remain closed.

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  • No clue. Might be worthwhile to include more of the timeline, to show that it has been through the reopen review several times. – SQB Nov 13 '16 at 14:46
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    Since being closed, it's been through the Reopen Votes review queue four times: once in 2012 (3x Leave Closed), once in 2014 (3x Leave Closed), once in 2015 (3x Leave Closed, 1x Reopen), once in 2016 (3x Leave Closed, 3x Reopen). A total of eight users have VTROed it over the years, one user doing so twice at different times. – Rand al'Thor Nov 13 '16 at 14:50
  • @Randal'Thor - Indeed. And if it were asked today, I can't imagine it would get closed. – Valorum Nov 13 '16 at 14:58
  • National security – Hack-R Nov 14 '16 at 5:57
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    @Hack-R - It's not that easy to steal plutonium, I can assure you – Valorum Nov 14 '16 at 9:07
  • @Randal'Thor - Am I just being dense? This was reopened, then seems to have gone back to the review queue but I can't see who put it there. – Valorum Nov 14 '16 at 18:20
  • @Valorum - i'm tempted to ask if you have a junior novelization of "How to steal Plutonium for Dummies" :) – DVK-on-Ahch-To Nov 14 '16 at 18:23
  • @Valorum It was put back in the review queue due to a close flag from a <3k rep user, rather than a close vote. – Rand al'Thor Nov 14 '16 at 18:25
  • @Randal'Thor - Ah, that explains it. I thought I was going mad. – Valorum Nov 14 '16 at 18:28
  • @DVK-in-exile - I have the Despicable Me junior novel. It's more of a "how to" guide... – Valorum Nov 14 '16 at 18:28
  • @Valorum Perhaps you are :-) – Rand al'Thor Nov 14 '16 at 18:30

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