Originally Posted by WT Sharpe
We moderators are the main ones who wanted the change because, quite frankly, 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?
I can appreciate this, if the deals forum is taking too much time to moderate then I agree. It would of been nice if this was the reason given originally rather then passing it off as "User Complaints"