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What makes a seemingly legit question off topic?

To my surprise Why can't I remap q has been closed as OT. What makes it off topic? (I don't want to argue or discuss but merely get some insight)
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Edits “How to” => “How can I”

I recently came across several suggested edits by the same user (I won't link here, but they should be easy to find if you have access to the review queues). Each one amounted to changing "How to...?"...
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How can I get a duplicate closure reviewed?

I'm specifically thinking about this question, but it's true in general. StackOverflow in general is well known to be extremely aggressive in closing questions as duplicates without much justification,...
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Are there any FAQs for the main site containing links to useful Vim resources?

I didn't want to ask a question but to look for a FAQ thread. However, for some reasons I can't search the Meta site (maybe because it's Beta?). Ok, it looks like the search widget has just changed ...
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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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Review queue privilege is achieved at different rep?

I am somewhat confused as to why accessing review queues is given at 350 rep on Vim.SE, but on other sites such as Stack Overflow, it's not awarded until 500 rep. (And on SE Community/Meta it's not ...
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What should I do if my question actually revealed a bug?

I asked a question about some behavior of Vim I could not understand. I received comments saying that this behavior was probably because of a bug. What should I do with this question now? Should I ...
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“It's not a duplicate question” review process

I have a question that was marked as a duplicate: How can I find the list of all of vim's default keybindings? I saw this text: This question has been asked before and already has an answer. ...
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Is using a chat an appropriate way to troubleshoot a problem with someone from the main site?

This question comes up because I was trying to think of solutions to a rather specific question, and had several questions for the OP. The comments were getting a bit crowded so I thought that I would ...
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Can someone please port this question about the use of registers to this stackexchange? [duplicate]

There's a really great question and answer about the use of vi registers on stackexchange, but it belongs here...can someone move it here?
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Etiquette: Review request for a tag that I think should be removed

I have a queued review request for the count tag. At the time of writing, this tag has 3 questions -- one with an accepted answer, one that's marked as a duplicate of the former, and one for which the ...
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Can I ask about 'Vim Adventures' here?

I recently asked a question on SO here asking if I can ask about 'Vim Adventures' here and this is where I was redirected along with Arqade. Is this site ok to ask this here? Thanks in advanced.
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How do you become a moderator for this site?

I am glad to be a part of a new Stack site. I do not mean to say I want to be a moderator -- I do not have credentials that others have pointed out. And I do not know as much as others. I am asking ...