Username is taken,but does not exist.

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Username is taken,but does not exist. iNK Shot 6/30/12 4:40 PM
I am trying to make an account but it says it is taken.

So I tried going to youtube.com/user/theusernameiwant

And it does not exist,help?

Re: Username is taken,but does not exist. JDoors 6/30/12 5:02 PM
The example you gave is a channel that exists but is "hidden" by the owner.
 
If YouTube tells you that a name cannot be used, there are no options to obtain it, regardless of the reason it is not available.