Originally Posted by WT Sharpe
We moderators are the main ones who wanted the change because, quite franlkly, we're fed up with the daily requests for thread and post deletions in the ever-escalating War of the Affiliate Links. We're being worked to death for free on behalf of people who are earning money from our efforts. The only alternate we can see is to let duplicate threads and posts clutter the forum. Is that what you really want?
Translation: By doing it this way, instead of the old way, moderators don't have to spend more than half their time dealing with duplicate affiliate link threads and can focus on actually doing their jobs as moderators instead.
That's all you had to say.