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?
Why was that so hard to explain? Most people here only ever wanted an official explanation that made some semblance of sense to them. Thank you. I'm still not crazy about the solution, but at least I can somewhat understand.