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When I'm trying to figure out how something works on an SE site, I need to look at both my site meta and at MSO. Wouldn't it make more sense if the search bar on a site meta searched both that meta and the global meta?

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I can't understand how something works. –  hims056 Feb 28 '13 at 4:10
    
@hims056 I'm sorry? I don't understand what you're saying. –  cpast Feb 28 '13 at 4:12
    
I mean: What do you mean by I'm trying to figure out how something works on an SE site. –  hims056 Feb 28 '13 at 4:13
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For example, if I want to know etiquette rules for a situation. Or how I should be flagging. Or if I want to see if other people have some bug. Or if I want to know how people handle things. I'm pretty new to SE, so I'm trying to learn what the community tends to approve and disapprove of. –  cpast Feb 28 '13 at 4:15
    
Etiquette is highly different from site to site: What SO closes as NARQ/NC and highly downvotes, TeX.SX keep at 0 or -1 and comment. The way how you should flag partly depends on what moderators of the site prefer, especially in smaller sites they can have a different approach. And more importantly, it would confuse people, jumping from one site to a completely different one. If you have a question, you can always ask on "your meta", and the only thing that can happen is that you are pointed to a thread on MSO. –  tohecz Feb 28 '13 at 21:57
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Well, a workaround would be to google something like:

site:meta.stackoverflow.com OR site:meta.something.stackexchange.com [your search terms]
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