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Languages often have similar terms (e.g., record). The related questions feature is nice, but even if I indicated that I'm looking for how to handle a record in applescript, I still get related questions on Visual Basic and the like. It'd be helpful if related questions took the tags a user may have entered into account.

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You could search tag-wise before asking your question. – Ladybug Killer Jan 2 '10 at 23:11
I agree that this would be a nice feature. I find that I don't read the the related questions as much because they are usually quite off topic (though they contain related terms). – Vaccano Jun 10 '10 at 18:23
@Ladybug Killer - Yes a search like this could be done, but people are inherently lazy. Asking every user to refreshing their memory on how to do a multi-tag search (and then to actually do the search) every time they ask a question is not reasonable. That is the reason there is the "Related Question" feature in the first place. – Vaccano Jun 10 '10 at 18:26
I am about to ask this question "Find the rectangle of the currently selected item in a list box". There are items in there from Java, Cognos Javascript and the Zend Framework. I want to ask a C# question. Those superfluous items could have been easily filtered if tags were in the mix. – Vaccano Jun 10 '10 at 18:28
So when you search it add [c#] to the search terms. – Amber Oct 3 '13 at 14:12

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