Why do we need this site?
The FAQ on all sites explicitly disallows meta-discussion, to reduce clutter and noise.
Also, try to refrain from asking questions about this website itself
unless you absolutely, positively have to. People don’t come here to
learn about the intricacies of this website; they come here to get
answers to their questions. Let’s try to help them out by not
cluttering up the system with navelgazing meta-discussion. If you want
to suggest a feature or discuss how the website works, visit our meta
This frustrated many members of the community who had perfectly legitimate reasons to ask questions about how and why the websites worked the way they do. We needed to provide an outlet for this activity, a separate place where community members could go for sanctioned meta-discussion. And here it is!