Originally Posted by anamardoll
So how is this LESS work?
Duplicate threads clutter the forum. To avoid clutter duplicates are closed and deleted or moved (depending on how the forum is set up). By letting the aff-link people have their own threads the duplicates remain, but they no longer take up the entire first page on the forum and push all the other threads to page two unless they are removed.
Also, the first-come first-serve method benefits posters in some time zones more than other. This new method allows everyone to post their links without competition.