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I have been contributing to Stack Overflow for some time, and I have noted a particular situation with ASP tags (ASP-Classic, ASP.NET, etc). Very often the questions in ASP-Classic aren't related in any way to classic ASP. These questions are in the ASP.NET realm.

I can't figure a solution for this, because it seems like the OPs don't know what ASP Classic means or are just being lazy and tag the thing that comes in search. Every day I have to retag an average of 3,4 questions, and this is just me.

I don't know if this is a problem that needs more attention, but it's certainly a little tiring reminding the users that their questions are not related to ASP Classic and retag it correctly. How can I better deal with this situation?

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For history, see: Let's Ban the [ASP] Tag on StackOverflow! and Where'd the [asp] tag go, and why did it come back?, where the actual asp vs asp-classic vs asp.net thing was resolved once and for all... or was it? – Charles Nov 30 '12 at 19:07
    
well, the reality is this is far from being resolved, it's resilent. – Rafael Nov 30 '12 at 19:19
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I believe it has to do with how the tag autocomplete suggestions are sorted. If you type "asp", "asp-classic" is displayed before "asp.net". This + laziness + lack of attention + lack of knowledge = mess. – bfavaretto Nov 30 '12 at 19:56
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Let's make [ASP-Classic] a synonym of [ASP-Clbuttic]. Maybe that would help. – mikeTheLiar Nov 30 '12 at 20:09
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for history & related: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/26870/… – Rafael Dec 1 '12 at 0:00
    
A thankless ASP, eh? Poor cleopatra. – Rosinante Dec 1 '12 at 13:35
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Still a problem - though I have the opposite issue. I regularly run through 6-8 questions tagged asp-classic that should be asp.net... – AnonJr Oct 22 '13 at 14:47
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@AnonJr i'm still having this problem but i don't find any suitable solution to this :/, i would prefer that any moderator say their opinnin about the problem. And to add more to this problem like a week ago i retagged a question didn't related with [asp-classic] tag, passed the edit and seconds later someone rettagged again with asp-classic. what a mess!! – Rafael Oct 22 '13 at 15:01

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