If the intent of the 60-day purge policy is to make the Merch system run more fluidly, to alleviate the issues and bugs in processing, then I, for one, would be all for moving the date of the purge up to November 1st, rather than November 15th. I trust Amazon when they say that this purge will be in our best interest as content creators, so why wait? With Q4 about to kick into high gear I'd be much more interested in having a system that is running smoothly as soon as possible, so why add an unnecessary two weeks by waiting until the 15th? Flush the non-sellers, start knocking out the copycats and IP infringement, and get this Merch beast rolling! If you have faith in your designs, then having a smooth system to facilitate sales of your new designs is much more important than losing your dud shirts, even if it amounts to 50%+ of your portfolio.
C'mon Merch! Let's do this thing! Just like a band-aid...rrrrrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiippppp it off QUICK!