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Want to get involved? Thanks! There are plenty of ways to help!
-## Contributing code
-
-If you would like to contribute code and don't have any specific issue to fix,
- see our issues list. Some items have been marked with a **contribs wanted**
- tag--you may want to start there.
-
-**[View issues][issues]**
-
-## Responding to issues
-
-Feel free to respond to other people's issues! Some people may be reporting
-issues that can easily be solved even without modification to the project's
-code.
-
-You can also help by validating bugs reported.
-
-**[View issues][issues]**
-
## Reporting issues
A bug is a _demonstrable problem_ that is caused by the code in the
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**[File a bug report][issues]**
+## Responding to issues
+
+Feel free to respond to other people's issues! Some people may be reporting
+issues that can easily be solved even without modification to the project's
+code.
+
+You can also help by verifying issues reported.
+
+**[View issues][issues]**
+
+## The 'help wanted' tag
+
+Some [issues] are tagged with the 'help wanted' tag. These issues often:
+
+ - are missing an actual implementation, or
+ - need people's help in verifying and replicating the issue, or
+ - need test cases.
+
+If you would like to contribute code and don't have any specific issue you want
+to fix, this would be a good place to start looking at!
+
+**[View issues][issues]**
+
## Pull requests
Good pull requests — patches, improvements, new features — are a fantastic

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