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What sort of QA this 'meta SO' deals with?

this question is not a re-post. i have tried to look for exactly what is meta stackoverflow. This is my question. What i understand about meta stackoverflow is that any query or suggestion regarding stackoverflow website can be asked here.
Is that true?
and if yes, then how can i contribute?
what exactly is the point of having such website when things are only managed by the do-ers of stackoverflow website?
please enlighten me...

as per few comments i recieved, this is a part of FAQ. I am not a time waster who wouldn't read FAQ before posting a question. My question in order words put is, say i have an issue with stack overflow. and i need to report that. And i reported it on META SO. who would fix the bug? offcourse, the team of SO. Right? so does it mean, they all are on META SO, frequently looking for bugs and suggestions?

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marked as duplicate by Mat, Yannis, Ben Brocka, jonsca, user7116 Jul 7 '12 at 15:49

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duplicate: meta.stackoverflow.com/faq –  Yannis Jul 7 '12 at 15:25
As with all things just...poke around. See what people post, what people ask and see what you can help with or what sort of questions you could ask. –  Ben Brocka Jul 7 '12 at 15:28
Regarding your edit: Yes, Stack Exchange employees and Stack Overflow moderators monitor Meta Stack Overflow routinely. –  Yannis Jul 7 '12 at 15:43
the URL blog.stackoverflow.com/2009/06/cmon-get-meta gave me the exact answer. Thanks guyz –  Athar Anis Jul 7 '12 at 15:44
The blog link gave me the answer I was looking for which the FAQ did not. Thanks for the link. –  Barry Livingstone Aug 22 '12 at 16:27
Perhaps the more accurate question would have been why do we have meta-stackoverflow. But the point is that while the FAQ first section may answer the what question, it does not get to the WHY question which the blog post succinctly does. Perhaps the MODS will simply put the blog link in the FAQ and we can all be happy. –  Barry Livingstone Aug 22 '12 at 16:33

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It is one of the QA sites on Stack Exchange network, where you can ask questions about:

  • Stack Overflow
  • Stack Exchange
  • Stack Overflow Careers
  • Promotions & Advertising
  • Support, feature requests, or bug reports for the core Stack Exchange engine that powers all Stack Exchange websites

That is first section on the FAQ page of meta.

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so why cant i have an option of "SUPPORT" on each website. Hasn't this the tradition of almost every website online? sorry, i am just being dumb. –  Athar Anis Jul 7 '12 at 15:28
@Athar: meta is that thing you're talking about (and a bit more). –  Mat Jul 7 '12 at 15:29
what exactly is different and why? thats what i wanna know @MAT –  Athar Anis Jul 7 '12 at 15:33
See the post (and its answer) I linked to in the comments to your question, @Athar. –  Mat Jul 7 '12 at 15:34

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