If you’re having trouble watching videos on YouTube right now, you’re not alone – our team is aware of the issue and working on a fix. We’ll follow up here with any updates.— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) November 12, 2020
YouTube has been down for almost two hours, and it has nothing to do with your computer. OP discovered the hard way
Restarting my computer twice, resetting my VPN seven times, and unplugging and replugging in my router three times. All because I couldn't load a video where Digimon digivolved
UPDATE: it should be back up for most people now!
ONTD, do y'all remember the good ol' days? When we were all perfectly fine with having prolonged commercial breaks while watching our favourite TV shows because there was no other option?