Unfortunately, the mods have no control over the technical aspects (like the automated email alerts) of the site itself, let alone the third party apps it's compatible with. You can try reaching out to Tapatalk to alert them that you're receiving alerts from old posts, because that sounds like a bug on their end. Just to clarify, no one is punished for reviving old threads unless they're breaking other forum rules in doing so (like insulting someone, spamming, etc.), and we understand that it's easy to do by accident. Heck, I know I've done it in the past, and I bet the other mods have too! No harm, no foul, but we have to keep on top of them to keep the site easy to use and the focus on current questions/discussions.