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Add a "not about Vi or Vim" close reason

In the close reason mod toolbox almost all custom close reasons are because the question isn't about Vi or Vim. Not sure how much reputation you need to view that, but here's a screenshot: I propose ...
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How to move a question from another stackexchange?

I recently asked a vim question at https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/439608/how-to-delete-a-file-from-within-a-vimscript, not realizing this stackexchange existed. Can someone move it over for ...
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Proposal to update the "What topics can I ask about here?" section of help center

The "What topics can I ask about here?" section in the help center has not been modified since the birth of our site back in February 2015. Now that the site has grown and gained in traffic, I feel ...
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Another review request for the [count] tag

The count tag was discussed a couple of years ago, but I think we need to take another look at it. At the time, it seems to have been decided (based on the three existing questions) that the tag ...
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Proposed tag rename: [cryptmethod] => [encryption]

The cryptmethod tag is currently used in four questions, but seems a bit overspecific: although all four questions mention the 'cryptmethod' setting, only two of them are really about it. (In fact, ...
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Do we want to add a Twitter account?

Stack Exchange offers some amount of Twitter integration (for example see @StackWorkplace). Do we want to add this to the Vi site? Update: It's been added.
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Do we have a tag for user defined commands questions?

Currently, tags containing the word command on our site are the following: command-line for questions about ex mode commands (accessed with :). external-command for questions about calling shell ...
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The plugins tag

plugins currently has this excerpt: Vim's plugin system. DO NOT use this for questions that may require a plugin. For plugin-specific questions, use the appropriate plugin-* tag for those. However,...
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Redirect vim.stackexchange.com to vi.stackexchange.com

Someone who looks for a Stack Exchange website about Vim may type vim.stackexchange.com directly into the URL bar of their browser. This will get an unhelpful page saying that no such Stack Exchange ...
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Can syntax highlighting be made available?

While I wouldn't expect vimscript to be immediately available for highlighting, I think other languages aren't available either. I just tried to add it to this answer using both <!-- language: bash ...
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Do we really need the [vim] tag?

Theoretically, vim is supposed to be used to specify that the question is specific to the Vim, that is, Vi IMproved by Bram Moolenaar. However, it appears that this is rarely the case in practice, ...
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What tag synonyms should be created? [closed]

Since the regular tag synonym suggestion mechanism is essentially completely broken on this site, please post your tag synonym suggestions below. One suggestion per answer, please.
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