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At the same time, Huw deserves to be rewarded for the time and effort he has put into the site, and more to the point, for how good the product is. That's why you'll often see me and other staff members reminding people to click through the affiliate shopping links since it costs nothing to do.
Or maybe I'm misunderstanding the dromedary situation?
That being said, I wouldn't think your Dromedary (or was it Bactrian?) situation would be in the same boat.
As Yellowcastle was pointing out, that site does essentially what Brickset's Amazon price watch does, so no need to link to it and divert revenue.
On the other hand, discussion about sites which are LEGO-centric and complement information here will likely go unmoderated.
Is there a way to donate directly to Brickset/Huw, as I often forget to 'click through' to affiliates but am sure there must be costs involved in running this site to such a high standard :D
Actually, @rocao is right, it makes money from affiliate marketing. As long as it continues to do so it will always be ad-free, with the exception of LEGO related ones. I hate ads!
There is no way, and no need, to donate directly. That could be awkward given it's not a 'charity': the site is now run as a limited company and turns a profit, which ensures I am inclined to keep enhancing it.
I don't get too worked up about links to other affiliate sites, I think the only time I 'censored' a post was one that mentioned the CCC site that is directly competing for Amazon affiliate traffic.