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PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Foleyite wrote:
HelloDes wrote:
The twelve greatest wrestlers ever to be featured in the main event of at least one WWE pay-per-view ("Royal Rumble" matches and Lawrence Taylor excepted):

12. Hillbilly Jim
11. R-Truth
10. Finlay
9. Chainsaw Charlie
8. Ludvig Borga
7. David Otunga
6. Paul Roma
5. General Adnan
4. Tatanka (Buffalo)
3. Carlito (Apple)
2. Mike Knox
1. Snitsky


Here's my list:

12. Ken Patera
11. Koko B. Ware
10. The Red Rooster
09. Fake Undertaker
08. John Laurinitis
07. King Mabel
06. Mr. T
05. Zeus
04. Hardcore Holly
03. The Great Khali
02. Roman Reigns
01. The Miz




How could you leave out Butch Reed, Rhyno, Jacques Rougeau, Chris Masters, or the Spirit Squad? These men worked very, very hard not to entertain anyone.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

HelloDes wrote:

How could you leave out Butch Reed, Rhyno, Jacques Rougeau, Chris Masters, or the Spirit Squad? These men worked very, very hard not to entertain anyone.


All of those guys have entertained me at various points if I'm being honest.

Except for you, Spirit Squad.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 3:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was going to list my 12 best Butch Reed moments, but I came up a dozen short. Maybe I'm actually a New Japan wrestler and have been kicked in the back of the head a few too many times.

Chris Masters, it goes without saying, was for a few brief moments the greatest entertainer who ever lived.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't remember every single WWF main event. (See above post for a possible explanation.)

Maybe someone here will know: did the Toxic Turtles ever headline a pay-per-view?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-ciKE8VNQc

The ToxTurts (my old nickname for them) certainly popped the crowd, much in the same way that a sharp pin pops a balloon.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HelloDes wrote:
I was going to list my 12 best Butch Reed moments, but I came up a dozen short. Maybe I'm actually a New Japan wrestler and have been kicked in the back of the head a few too many times.

Chris Masters, it goes without saying, was for a few brief moments the greatest entertainer who ever lived.


I can't come up with any memorable WWF moments for Reed. All my positive memories of him are as one-half of the Doom tag team in WCW with Ron Simmons.

Masters somehow became a pretty great, underrated worker when he returned years ago. But by then, they were onto shiny new toys and he was relegated to Superstars or Main Event or whatever before being released. He's doing alright in the Double J GFTNA Impact Wrestling now.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok, if I was Cody Rhodes, I'd be kinda pissed too.

For years, fans wonder if WWE will use Starrcade or War Games since they have the rights to it, but nah, there's no plans for that, they say.

2015: Dusty Rhodes, the guy who created both of these things and worked in creative for WWE, passes away.

2016: Cody Rhodes leaves the company.

2017: "We're doing Starrcade and also War Games." --WWE
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A friend of mine writes reviews of every WWE no-more-pay-per-view and emails them out. This is part of his thumb's up review of whichever sub-Sloptro event happened last night:
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Well they did it; they took one of the most charismatic "can't miss" performers of the past decade and in less than six months on Smackdown turned him into another high-middle card guy (Nakamura). All the name of "making" a career jobber into a main event star in his home country - when it turns out Jinder is really from Canada (no matter).

In other nonsense, Bobby Roode can't even get a clean victory over Dolph Zigger. Dolph Ziggler! And Charlotte's title reign has to wait for Smackdown so they can try to beat the RAW ratings during football season.

And why is Randy Orton so protected? He's never been as valuable (or as over) as John Cena. Yet with Cena off doing movies, Orton is the guy on the road - when they have AJ STYLES, who EVERYBODY loves.

...

Randy Orton p. Rusev ***
Because... well because they always protect Orton.

U.S Title Match
Baron Corbin d. AJ Styles/Tye Dillinger **3/4
First half was boring as hell but picked up as they went to near-falls. Whole point of Dillinger in the match was to take the pinfall so Corbin could become champ and Styles wouldn't do the job. AJ now transitions to a program with Jinder Mahal for the World title, I figure. Unless they're going to do a three-way with Mahal and Nakamura, where AJ no doubt does the job to lead to a 1-on-1 match with Nakamura at Royal Rumble.

...

World Heavyweight Title
Jinder Mahal p. Shinsuke Nakamura **1/2
Nakamura is not a miracle worker against Jinder. He's just godawful. Possibly the worst choice for World champion in a decade, since JBL and Kevin Nash before him.

Bobby Roode p. Dolph Ziggler **1/2
Dolph is starting to phone it in. Only took 8-9 years. Odd booking finish as Roode didn't get to hit his finisher; they did a series of holding the tights reversals and Roode "won" and pinned Dolph. Only Ziggler immediately laid him out - the biggest NXT free agent they've brought up since Nakamura. Totally flattens him out, to be put down so quick by a guy in the middle like Ziggler.

HIAC - Falls Count Anywhere
Kevin Owens p. Shane McMahon ***1/2
Really, I know Shane had to smarten up his kids. But they stopped doing crowd shots of them when they were laughing as Owens was beating the tar out of their pop.
...
I was happy Shane lost, because if he won, then he would have one more win on PPV then Samoa Joe has this year.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

For the most part, I agree with everything in that post. Especially the "sub-Sloptro" description.

I didn't see the Styles match because I fell asleep. I don't think I need to go back and watch it, though.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

THRILLINGLY EXCITING NEWS

Reports are that next month's Survivor Series will be led by... Brock Lesnar vs. Jinder Mahal.

In a non-title match.

Get ready to break out the ************¼, Dave Meltzer!
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That car door only weighed a little less than the lighter of the Jinder's manservants, so at least we'll get to see how far Lesnar can toss him
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They've got to somehow sell this turd. Right now, Vince McMahon is the Godfather. Paul Heyman is waiting in a funeral parlor. And Vince is putting his hand on Heyman's shoulder and saying, "My friend, are you ready to do me this service? I want you to use all your powers, and all your skills."
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've seen some cruel, vicious signs in the crowd, but this is taking it too far:
ROMAN WATCHES CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Card subject to change" means "card subject to change":

Apparently there's a virus going around WWE (and not the one named Cyrus). And it's put a serious dent in this Sunday's show.

*After all the build-up, the Shield's first reunion match has been postponed.

*Roman Reigns is being replaced with Kurt Angle (!).

*Bray Wyatt is being replaced with A.J. Styles (!).

*Styles will be fighting Finn Balor in an all-Bullet Club match that never happened in New Japan.

I'm thinking they should find this virus and add it to the booking committee.
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