When people come at you with their worst, you should come at them with your best (advice given to Selena Gomez by her mother, quoted in Time magazine.)
It is improper to request ISC to unlock a locked thread, especially an Active GD for which the closing date was well determined and announced. There is no end to discussion on any matter on this good earth. Let us not set precedence of unlocking the locked threads for personal convenience.
No life without Sun
Honesty is the best policy.