You know those boring town council meetings you never attend? This is like that: if you don't speak up, you don't complain you weren't heard.
Where comments are flagged and SE is hacked. Handy links: http://erwaysoftware.com/blaze, https://github.com/Charcoal-SE
Where you can play with chat features (except flagging) without upsetting anyone.
For anyone wanting to help or participate with the Stack Exchange Community blogs