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More closely link the “meta-xyz” sites with the xyz sites.

With all these wonderful new StackExchange sites, I find I'm not as vigilant about participating in Meta as I was when I only visited one or two.

Now that the meta-sites are more integrated with the parent sites, I think it would be nice to see some notification on the parent site when you have responses/notifications on the associated Meta site. It could be as simple as having the a separate envelope icon to light up for Meta-notifications.

Anyone with me?

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marked as duplicate by Gnoupi Jul 29 '10 at 9:12

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I just use the chrome notifier You can add whatever site you like. – Zoredache Jul 27 '10 at 20:52
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Yes, the problem are that the fav icons are all the same for all the betas, which is an inconvenience @Zoredache – juanformoso Jul 27 '10 at 21:01
    
^ the problem is – juanformoso Jul 27 '10 at 21:23
    
@Juan, the problem is, as the availability of public and private betas increase, so does my consumption of Ritalin. Enough is enough, please, dear God .. Nooooooooooo! – Tim Post Jul 27 '10 at 21:57
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Since this was closed as a dupe, I'm not going to bother bumping it with [status-completed], but it is. – mmyers Feb 3 '11 at 16:29

I visit meta quite often, so I don't find it necessary.

Furthermore, I think it would bother me, diverting my focus from the parent site when I'm at the parent site.

I like having them separated, and even though it's highly encouraged, it's not mandatory to participate in meta.
I would recommend visiting meta more.

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Same here, but now I have FIVE meta-sites to keep track of. I don't visit all those dail. – JohnFx Jul 27 '10 at 20:48
    
I visit this meta often, but I tend to forget about it on the other sites – Michael Mrozek Jul 27 '10 at 20:48
    
Well, I'm only committed to only one other site currently so perhaps I'm not the most common example... – juanformoso Jul 27 '10 at 20:50
    
Don't forget about Super User and Server Fault, which also have their own meta sites - it's a LOT of meta – Jared Harley Jul 27 '10 at 21:22

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