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WCW Nitro: November 4, 1996

Well it was bound to happen, and this week someone actually read my WCW Worldwide recap. Dedicated Underachiever asks:

Curious for an explanation...why rate the tag match three stars? There's nothing in the review that indicates why that high a rating.

Well Dedicated Underachiever, first you need to travel backwards to 1996. It was a time when lousy tag-teams ruled the world. On one channel, you suffered through the likes of the Smokin’ Gunns, Bodydonnas, and Godwinns trading the tag-team titles all year. In WCW, as I’ve noted through my 150+ recaps just this year alone (whoa), Harlem Heat was pretty much the focal point of every show. The Nasty Boys and Public Enemy were cringe worthy. The Rock & Roll Express were roughly 85 years old. But through it all, there were the Faces of Fear. These weren’t just men. They were war machines. You think Brock Lesnar is bad ass? You haven’t seen Meng no-sell 40 straight hard-hitting moves, and respond with a flying headbutt off the top. Barbarian’s powerbombs are so strong and crisp they could cripple even the toughest modern day MMA fighter. They are the greatest tag-team in the history of planet earth, and they are automatically given a 50% mark-up just for being so bloody cool. It’s the Barbarian tax.

With a voice that could catch the attention of any dog within a 14-mile radius, TONY SCHIAVONE welcomes us to Grand Rapids, Michigan – the location of WCW Nitro! LARRY ZBYSZKO isn’t happy about being stuck “in the middle of nowhere”, and neither is STING, who is dressed like The Crow, and sulking in the rafters.


He catches the attention of THE GIANTTED DIBIASE, and VINCENT, who stare him down from the nWo section of the building. Tony speculates the nWo and Sting have finally reached some sort of contract agreement.

We have exciting news. Yes, a tournament will be started tonight to crown a NEW WCW champion. A Women’s Champion! Tony poses with the belt, while Larry whines about gas being $1.30 a gallon. Seriously.


Did you know that Roddy Piper was at Halloween Havoc? Has WCW aired the clip to prove it? Well, in case you missed it the first 74 times, here it is again. Apparently the fans on the Internet exploded, and pressured Bischoff to try and make Piper and Hogan a reality. If this was the WWE, Piper would immediately be jobbed out to whoever’s coming out in the opening match just to shut up the Internet geeks. And that person would be …

BRAD ARMSTRONG vs. MARCUS BAGWELL (with Scotty Riggs)

STING storms out of the rafters, possibly to go write angry poetry in his journal. Tony promises that later tonight, we’ll go to Portland, Oregon. Like, dismantle the ring and take the show there? I’m actually intrigued. Bagwell and Riggs clap so much that I start wishing Sid was on the roster. Just one more month of this, thankfully. (Oops, spoiler alert) Armstrong gets locked in a headscissors, but he wiggles loose. They remain on the mat for so long that the fans start booing and chanting for the nWo. Tony declares the show red hot as we head to commercial.

We return, as Bagwell bitchslaps Armstrong, and THAT wakes the fans up. Bradstreet don’t like that, and hits Bagwell with a dropkick, and clotheslines him to the outside. Marcus tries to get back in, and takes a baseball slide to the stomach. Bagwell stalks a better position, and re-enters with a slingshot clothesline. Tony starts openly wondering if Armstrong can win World War 3, as he gets clotheslined hard to the floor. A plancha connects hard, and both guys lie strewn out on the floor. Back in, they battle to the corner where Armstrong hits a tornado DDT for 2. Bagwell fires back with a gutbuster, and pounds him down with a forearm shot. The fans start booing Bagwell’s incessant clapping, as he hits a crossbody for the pin at 7:28. **1/2

DIAMOND DALLAS PAGE vs. ICE TRAIN (with Teddy Long)

Between Teddy Long *and* DDP, this is like the wet dream of NICK PATRICK. Tony shows footage from the previous week, where the nWo celebrated as Page hit the Diamond Cutter. THE OUTSIDERS make their first appearance in the crowd, posing with the tag-team titles. Page tries to put a full nelson on Train, which is like trying to wrap a pool noodle around an alligator and expecting it to successfully ward off an attack. Train knocks Page to the apron, but DDP is right there with a jawbreaker. Off the top, he nails a clothesline, and the fans are hot tonight because they boo that viciously. Page chokes Train in the ropes, but Patrick catches him. Train comes back with a sunset flip, but Page pops up and hits a clothesline for 2. A pancake gets 2. Train tries to make something happen, but takes a swinging neckbreaker. Train kicks out viciously, launching Page on top of Patrick who screams in agony (making some killer faces in the process). Train punches Page in the stomach, and hits a vertical suplex which starts the Hulk up process. A powerslam gets a pretty slow 2 count from Patrick. Train ignores it, hitting a super impressive banzai, and follows with the Track Wreck! Patrick takes forever to hit the mat, allowing Page a chance to kick out. He knocks Page to the floor, with Patrick right behind to check on the man, as Hall and Nash hit the ring and destroy Ice Train. Teddy Long shrieks at him to get back in the ring, but he’s too busy with Page. By the time everyone’s back in, the Diamond Cutter gets the win at 6:35. Does that mean Page is FINALLY officially a member of the group, or are we gonna keep pretending otherwise? **

SCOTTY RIGGS (with Marcus Bagwell) vs. DEAN MALENKO (for the WCW world cruiserweight title)

Are you kidding me? This ain’t WCW Prime, I cannot deal with multiple appearances of American Males. And once again, Malenko’s wasting his time with guys who aren’t Cruiserweights which is starting to piss me off. Wait, this IS a title match? Tony says it is, but that can’t be, because Riggs is like 250 pounds. Christ, WCW, really? In better news, he’ll be defending against Psychosis at World War III. Tony’s very excited for this fresh matchup, while Larry says that Riggs spent the week dropping weight just to get this title match. See, if that’s in fact true (it’s not), then why weren’t we given vignettes of that on Saturday Night or Worldwide? Did he run laps wearing garbage bags in 100 degree weather? Did he engage in hours of promiscuous sexual activity to burn extra calories, and did Bagwell enjoy it? Or did he just swallow enough laxatives to clear the bowels of a mature water buffalo? WCW, you’re missing the boat here. SYXX shows up to watch this one, as does the NWO PROPAGANDA TEAM. Riggs hits Malenko with a slingshot plancha, and then goes up to finish. However, Deano hits the ropes with some force sending Riggs to the floor – and there’s trouble in paradise because his losing ways are starting to piss one “Marcus” Bagwell off. He rolls Riggs back in the ring long before he’s ready, and Malenko finishes with the Oklahoma roll at 3:23. I hope your anorexia was worth it, Scotty. Riggs and Bagwell bicker. I don’t care. *

HECTOR GUERRERO vs. CHRIS BENOIT (with Woman)

…what? Apparently Eddie needed his family honour defended, so they sent in Hector? Woman looks amazing tonight, sporting the ever classy coat and bra combo. Wait, we can’t start because …

KEVIN SULLIVAN and JIMMY HART have something to say. Hart promises that in Baltimore, Benoit’s gonna find out what kind of man Sullivan really is. “I’ll see you in the bathroom in Baltimore.” THEY ALREADY MET THERE, IN JUNE.

Meanwhile, Hector is hitting Benoit with ranas like a circus animal. Benoit hits the floor, and Hector’s right behind with a plancha. Chris is sent shoulder first to the ring post. Back in, Hector is focused on the injury, and hits a pumphandle shoulderbreaker. He works some sort of chickenwing, but Benoit gets into the ropes to break. What the heck(tor) is with Guerrero’s offensive outburst tonight? Down to the mat now, Guerrero puts Benoit in a chickenwing face down, as we hit a commercial break.

Apparently Benoit managed to take over during the break, as he hangs Hector out with a Stun Gun. A gutbuster has Guerrero rolling in pain, and Benoit applies an abdominal stretch. Guerrero manages to hiptoss his way loose, but Chris simply hits him with another gutbuster for 2. As Guerrero manages to sneak in a small package, the countdown hits the screen to let us know that the “hour that changed pro-wrestling” is coming. Goodbye Tony.

The pyro starts shooting out of the set like wild and our new announcers are … oh goddamn, Tony’s still here because Bischoff’s not. He’s joined by “SOBER” BOBBY HEENAN. Guerrero and Benoit get into a slugfest, which Chris wins by hitting a drop toe hold that sends Guerrero headfirst to the buckle. Hector snaps off a rana, and puts Benoit on the top rope. He lies on his back, and bounces Chris up and down with his legs for awhile, until Benoit pops off. Hector uses an abdominal stretch on the mat, turning it into a Kiwi roll. Woman breaks it up by pulling Hector’s hair, and Benoit quickly pins him at 9:55. That was long. *1/2

MIKE TENAY grabs Benoit and Woman for an interview, along with a suddenly present JEFF JARRETTDEBRA MCMICHAEL, and MONGO MCMICHAEL. Jarrett says he’s the lead dog and will be going after the Giant, but Benoit and Mongo don’t take kindly to that. They say they don’t need his help, and Horsemen business will be taken care of by the Horsemen. They storm off, leaving Jarrett alone with Tenay. Jarrett reminds us that WCW still has no leadership, as the camera pans to STING who has moved into the crowd to sulk with the fans. Jarrett wants Hogan, because Flair gave him the seal of approval. He promises he’ll score a touchdown for WCW, while guys like Sting aren’t even in the game. Jarrett recommends everyone take Sting’s name off the list of heroes.

REINA JUBUKI vs. MADUSA (in a first round WCW women’s title match)

I have never heard of Jubuki, but Mike Tenay has and he lists her accomplishments which I’m sure are many but I’m too busy making a peanut butter wrap to catch them. NICK PATRICK is assigned to impartially call this one. Tony questions why Patrick is assigned to this important match. Wait wait wait, of all the matches that Patrick has been assigned to in the last 4 months, THIS is the one Tony takes issue with? I don’t even have the words right now to combat all the stupid that I just got smacked in the face with. Jubuki sits on Madusa’s face (it’s not as exciting as it sounds), and bites her. For some reason, ZERO (who?!?) wanders out which Tenay says is a big deal because she (she?!?) is one of the best female wrestlers in the world. This is bad, but I thought it was Kaz Hayashi in blue facepaint. SONNY ONOO is with her, and something something peroxide America wrong, ha ha ha. Madusa hits a top rope headscissors, but Jubuki dodges a missile dropkick and hits a bridged suplex for 2. Jubuki goes up and hits a missile dropkick of her own for 2. Seconds later, Madusa uses the German suplex for the pin at (Austin) 3:16. 1/2* Madusa points at Zero. Zero points at her.

M WALLSTREET vs. CHRIS JERICHO

Jericho gets us started with a suplex, and starts working over the shoulder. Wallstreet doesn’t HAVE a sore shoulder though, so that doesn’t work, and he stands up easily to start fighting. Jericho tries a crossbody instead, following with a quick hiptoss and a spin kick for 2. Wallstreet sends Jericho to the floor, where he hits his knee. A group of fans in the front row stand up and give Wallstreet the finger for god knows WHAT reason, but I appreciate the fact that they did. Jericho re-enters with a slingshot schoolboy for 2, before Wallstreet locks him in an abdominal stretch. He cheats with the ropes, getting away with it until the 3rd try, when he just releases and clotheslines Chris for 2. Wallstreet applies a headlock, but Jericho gets loose with a jawbreaker. 10 straight faceplants to the buckle leave Wallstreet on weak legs. Jericho pounds away in the corner, but gets backdropped to the apron. Jericho gives him a quick neckbreaker over the top rope, and heads up with a missile dropkick that sends Wallstreet flying to the floor. Jericho follows, and gets tossed face first to the ring post. Jericho is rolled back in, where he packages Wallstreet for the win at 6:48. *1/2

MIKE TENAY decides now is a great time to interview NICK PATRICK and his lawyer ALAN SHARPE. Jericho happens to be on his way to the back, and stops to tell Patrick there’s nothing wrong with his neck, and he’s a paid employee of the nWo. Sharpe reminds Jericho that his father was an NHL goon, but Jericho shrugs that off saying this is between the three of them. TEDDY LONG storms out, and says Patrick’s a playa hata. Oh no he didn’t! Sharpe reminds Long that he used to be a referee that was suspended years ago. Jericho defends him saying that everyone has made mistakes in their past, but Patrick isn’t making any mistakes, it’s premeditated.

BOOKER T (with Sista Sherri) vs. LEX LUGER

This is a return match because Lex Luger left last week’s match to try and patch things up with Sting. Though, if you ask Booker T, you’d get a different side of things, as he vows to hurt Luger again just like last week. In a pre-recorded moment, Luger sends Sting his heart. He’s left messages, but he won’t return his calls. He just needs one minute. I’ve seen less pathetic teenagers getting their hearts broken for the first time. Luger hits a clothesline and ROARS. Unfortunately, matches aren’t won on roars, and Booker puts him in a headlock. Luger escapes, and hits a standing vertical suplex. An elbow sends Booker to the floor, and we need to take a commercial break.

Apparently nothing happened during the break, because Luger is still in control, hitting a running powerslam for 2. Booker nails a sweet hot shot, and Luger rolls around holding his throat while Booker calls out to the crowd. The axe kick is particularly sweet this week as Booker gets some serious air. Luger rolls to the floor, where Sherri kicks him in the ribs for good measure. Back in, Booker hits a heel kick, but misses the Harlem Sidekick. Crotched, Luger shakes the ropes like the Ultimate Warrior, and Booker’s balls are piranha bait. A powerslam sets up the Rack, but Booker dives to the safety of the ropes before it’s applied. The Harlem Sidekick hits this time, and COLONEL ROBERT PARKER comes down to ringside to make up with Sherri. Booker hits an enzuigiri, and heads up, as Parker encourages Booker to finish the job. Booker grabs him by the collar because he’s no fool, but that gives Luger a chance to hit him from behind and schoolboy Booker for the pin at 5:53. Laaaaaaaame. *1/2

STING stares into Luger’s soul from the top of the building.

The voice of ERIC BISCHOFF is brought in on the phone. He says that negotiations are going well with Piper, but his attorneys are being a pain in the ass. Because Piper’s an actor, he has various commitments to projects, and they just aren’t willing to let him play ball with WCW. Eric says he’s flying to Toronto next week, and will be sitting down with Piper one on one on his movie set, in the hopes that Roddy is willing to tell his management team to stuff it.

Hey, did you know that Roddy Piper showed up at the end of Halloween Havoc? HERE IT IS, IN FULL, AGAIN.

HOLLYWOOD HOGAN rears his bald head, joined with TED DIBIASEVINCENT, and THE GIANT. Tony astutely notes that Hogan doesn’t go anywhere without The Giant – good catch Captain Schiavone. Now leave. Hogan demands the lights be dimmed and given the spotlight treatment once again. The fans boo the crap out of him, so Hogan points to his ass. Hogan tells Piper he’s gonna show him how it’s done in Hollywood. What does that mean? Glad you asked, because …

We get scenes of Santa With Muscles. Click that link, I encourage you, and spend some time checking out those reviews in case you’ve managed to avoid this atrocity. Some of us haven’t been so lucky.

Hogan promises his movie will be an Academy Award winner. He’s a little irritated he hasn’t received his Cable Ace Awards invite, but he knows Turner will be front and centre. He says if he doesn’t win an award, he’ll crash the party and take Turner’s away. Turning his attention to pro-wrestling, he put on the greatest act of his career at Halloween Havoc by begging off to Piper. He was trying to lead the lamb to slaughter, but it turns out that Piper has no heart and is afraid to fight Hogan. And like last week, Hogan goes into his poses, with a bit of twerking thrown in. I didn’t need that.

Seeing as how that’s the last thing I’m forced to see before the show ends, you’re going to as well. Just be thankful it’s not moving.



Comments

  1. i might be the only person that was really into Barbarian's 1992 run in WCW

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  2. This was a pretty good run here haha:


    "Tony’s very
    excited for this fresh matchup, while Larry says that Riggs spent the
    week dropping weight just to get this title match. See, if that’s in
    fact true (it’s not), then why weren’t we given vignettes of that on
    Saturday Night or Worldwide? Did he run laps wearing garbage bags in 100
    degree weather? Did" he engage in hours of promiscuous sexual activity
    to burn extra calories, and did Bagwell enjoy it?"

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  3. I truely love someone writing for this blog marking out for someone (..., bro) - I think unfortunately that doesn't happen here often enough.

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  4. just make the initial elimination matches already interesting enough: problem solved.

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  5. And Crockett, and Baba, and other people who realized that tournaments didn't make them money.

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  6. Finished Breaking Bad. Last season was really good and what I wanted from the beginning, would have liked more follow up on the other characters in the finale. Overall good show but didn't live up to the hype.

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  7. GOD IS AN ABSENTEE LANDLORD!!!! WORSHIP THAT?!?!?!

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  8. My favorites in no particular order -


    The 2001 main event Alliance vs. WWF


    1989 - Hogan's Team vs. Dibiase's Team


    The 2003 one with Shawn Michaels bleeding everywhere


    1991 opening match with Ric Flair as sole survivor

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  9. CruelConnectionNumber2November 15, 2014 at 6:38 PM

    Reina Jobuki is masked Akira Hokuto. Hokuto using her real name actually wins the tournament. Guess they only had like 3 girls.

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  10. "Why haven't there been Bad News Barrett new updates from the bearer himself?"

    Because everything is going well?

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  11. Yeah it was tough for it to live up to the hype for me as well because I've never seen people collectively blow a show like that before. If someone mentioned Breaking Bad at a bar, people from 12 different conversations would jump in and freak out about it for an hour.

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  12. Really good piece of TV, nonetheless.

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  13. Agreed... but it seemed like there were a lot of tines when there was just nothing going on.

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  14. exactly. wasn't the first Survivor Series basically promoted on seeing a Hogan vs. André rematch?

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  15. Don't know if anyone's watching UFC but if you ever wanted to know the answer to the question "what happens if a cauliflower ear explodes during a camera closeup" you just found the answer. Wonderful brutality.

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  16. Bad fight. There would almost surely be a knockout because despite their fighting styles, they're huge guys who knock other boxers out regularly.

    Unfortunately you'd have to sit through 10 rounds of jab and grab to get to the KO.

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  17. Yeah, I think the sum of the overall plot was epic but on an episode to episode basis, it didn't feel like it at times.

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  18. Now the ear has separated. Looks like it literally might fall off this chick's head. Wow, haven't seen that in a little while.

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  19. Knockouts? Pfft. What am I, easily pleased?

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  20. Brutal all right: http://i.imgur.com/a4FQ01p.gif

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  21. Ugggggh, I already know the answer for that from watching a match between one of my good friends who was on Team New Jersey in HS at nationals and some other kid whose ear was already all fucked up in HS.

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  22. Best Springsteen song? I'll start - "Drive All Night"

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  23. Good one, love that song.

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  24. Go Canes! It's all about the U!

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  25. I love that album period. My second vote would be Cadillac Ranch. It's impossible for me to hear that song and not get happy.

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  26. I don't like him much. I'll listen to Glory Days or Born to Run, but that's about it.

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  27. Thank you. I saw your upvote the other night. Are you back now?

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  28. Racing in the Street is fantastic too.

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  29. Oh yeah, that whole album, "Nebraska" about Starkweather, "Johnny 99," "Highway Patrolman," "State Trooper"...that's some classic stuff one track after another after another.

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  30. Reason to Believe, Atlantic City. Love it. I didn't like his first two albums but then I heard Nebraska and was in awe.

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  31. Anybody want to watch a Survivor Series or Starrcade?

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  32. Has anyone seen Slamboree '94? It looks like an okay card.

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  33. Undertake vs. Kurt. Taker's pants are still horrible.

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  34. I wasn't gone persay, just busy.

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  35. "Atlantic City."

    Wow, I feel embarrassed forgetting that one, lol.

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  36. Gonna start SurSer 2001 in about an hour.

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  37. Last awesome pre-hogan card

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  38. Well you were bound to leave off a classic no matter what song you forgot.

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  39. Great Nebraska outtake. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYiR-IIqnrM&list=PL228CF60021C7DBAC&index=2

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  40. Nah, I would say Lita went from ugly to ugly with balloons.

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  41. All that discussion of best traditional Survivor Series match in the other topic, I got wrapped up in watching Team Austin vs. Team Bischoff all over again, lol.

    "KICK OUT, SHAWN! KICK OUT!"

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  42. Great ass, 4/10 face.

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  43. This is true.

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  44. Their 2006 still holds up as one of the most surprisingly awesome matches ever.

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  45. I'd be down for '87 or '88.

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  46. I believe you get kicked out of this state saying stuff like that, lol.

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  47. That was what got the ball rolling as far as his post-return-awesome-matches goes.

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  48. I loved the "Vietnam" outtake too.

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  49. Look, it's okay to like Hogan, and it's okay to like Triple H. But you as a human being need to be ashamed to admit to liking Ace of Bass.

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  50. Yeah. This one is basically Kurt getting his ass handed to him.

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  51. It was like he was wearing two fat pythons.

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  52. I can definitely appreciate the energy that he brings to the shows though.

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  53. I was there for that one! Great show all around, probably the best top-to-bottom that I've been to.

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  54. Mansion on the Hill! See, I'm not immune either.

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  55. Nice. Can hear a lot of "Highway Patrolman" in there. Thought that "I got a brother named Frankie/And Frankie ain't no good" was coming up next at certain points, heh.

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  56. I'm getting crazy tonight, y'all! Vanilla tea in the house!

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  57. You should watch the PPV where Chris Benoit faced the Undertaker. Muahaha.

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  58. Oh! Too hot to drink still.

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  59. Got caught up in watching the "Pony Excess" episode of "30 for 30" again. There might be qualitatively better episodes, but on a purely entertaining scale, nothing beats SMU getting busted cheating again...and again...and again.

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  60. Edge and Christian! Shenanigans!

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  61. I like vanilla ice cream. Other than that, not huge on vanilla.


    I like plain old green tea, if I'm tea-ing.

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  62. Who wins in a fight: the top 10 mixed martial artists in the world without weapons, or a silverback gorilla?

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  63. Tea'ing needs to be a thing.

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  64. Oh God, I can't stand another FSU second half comeback, lol.

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  65. I just had some brie cheese with dinner.


    It was good. Creamy.

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  66. This kind of makes me want a tea. Not sure if I have any though.

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  67. Some chicks cauliflower ear exploded during a prelim fight.

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  68. No. It's a gorilla.

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  69. The marital artists. You wanna make it interesting, you put them in with a grizzly.

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  70. You're not driving are you?

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  71. Are you mocking BRIE MODE?

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  72. I dunno dude. What if the gorilla rips off the first guy's nose? They'll be petrified before it even starts.

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  73. I don't drink tea. It makes me all Adam Copelandy.

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  74. Well that's awesome. Spent $1000 for an SEO course that promised weekly Q&A webinars... moderator never shows up for the first one.

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  75. I already gave my keys to someone else. I have a family to think about.

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  76. Is an exploded cauliflower ear bloody, or just hanging skin?

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  77. Is the ECW exposed special worth watching? I feel like I already know and have heard the story a million times.

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  78. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:12 PM

    OK, anyone that says Vladimir Klitscho is exciting is a fucking liar.

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  79. It makes you steal your friends girlfriend?

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  80. Well, yeah, I guess, but 10 to 1 is pretty tough odds. Gorillas aren't THAT impressive.


    Maybe 5 martial artists on one motivated gorilla and it's a battle.

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  81. I do like watching him, though. I can appreciate the technical skill and dominance.

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  82. You know what? Maybe Eric Angle is the guy that keeps getting DUIs and he tells everyone it's Kurt.

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  83. In this case, both. In round 1 when it exploded you could actually see the blood jet out of the ear and by the end of the round it looked like she got hit in the side of the head with a hatchet.

    In round 2 the other girl was working on the cut and half the ear separated from the part closest to the head and was hanging off. They stopped the fight even though she wanted to keep going. She would have ended up with Mick Foley's ear in about 3-4 more good punches so it was a good stoppage.

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  84. Green tea is an insidious substance.

    As the old saying goes, "at first you drink outta the teapot... and then the teapot drinks outta you."

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  85. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:13 PM

    So he's an obtuse Angle?

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  86. Okay, did that guy really shit himself?

    http://deadspin.com/ufc-card-features-gruesome-exploding-ear-dude-maybe-sh-1659272784

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  87. It was the worst fight I've ever seen that involved 4 knockdowns and a brutal KO within 5 rounds.


    The Klitschkos have basically solved boxing under the current ruleset (and application of the ruleset). It just isn't fun to watch.

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  88. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:14 PM

    *takes bow*

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  89. Tons of blood. Sometimes pus.

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  90. Webinars tend to suck in general, but then again so do most forms of "training". At least webinars you can do in your underwear

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  91. TCU is dropping out of the top 4, perhaps even if FSU loses, right? A 4-point win (30 point-favorite) against a 3-win and dreadful Kansas team should be treated as a loss to a fair/good team.

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  92. That one was great. Especially the part when guys were listing all the stuff they got as recruits: "I got a truck ... I got a Cadillac ... $50,000 ... a horse ... stock options ..."

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  93. http://lh5.ggpht.com/_rLWfWpYYFa4/TCJLF7KjoSI/AAAAAAAAAiA/TpAA6PNgzDk/s800/yelling.jpg

    You sure about that?

    They do get up to nearly 400 lbs.

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  94. Yes. The first round the guy was working on 3 separate guillotines, all of them were close. Shit happens when you're fighting to get out of those. Sometimes literally.



    It's not like it's unheard of, lots of guys shit themselves in fights. Usually guys use full laxatives to cheat the weigh in system and if you don't completely and totally clean yourself out with those, come fight time, you're going to have a problem.

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  95. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:15 PM

    They aren't exciting outside of the ring either.

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  96. Either that or he took a greasy one just beforehand and he's not a good wiper.

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  97. "Livestock. Yep."

    The highpitched radio show host going apoplectic at SMU using official stationery to mail money to players will never stop being hysterical.

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  98. Have you seen the documentary "Klitschko"? I thought it was great.

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  99. Stranger in the AlpsNovember 15, 2014 at 7:16 PM

    This Star Trek episode has the first use of the Vulcan mind-meld.

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  100. That is most definitely doo doo brown.

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  101. Here's an acute Angle

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-5bYz3Q7_0TA/UYMc8a1dzwI/AAAAAAAAADU/8HNbEbpVv3M/s320/kurt-angle-its-true-its-true-book-cover.jpg

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  102. Huh. Creator of Knight Rider died. Bad weekend for 80s stuff.

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  103. Nothing more fun than a Russian.

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  104. It was probably for the best...

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  105. Creator of Choose Your Own Adventure died.

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  106. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    This Angle is cuter:

    http://media.theiapolis.com/aR/cDCDCDC/d8/e4/hM8/i8NF/r1/s1/t4/wG4/z23/44363-421514223883-562423883-4959541-8075773.jpg

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  107. Biff Kensington IIINovember 15, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    It's all messed up; I can't imagine Alabama not leaping into the Top 4 after beating the #1, but it's hard to justify Mississippi State being left out at this point.

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  108. That's not an Angl....nevermind.

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  109. What's up everyone.

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  110. Shit.. I'll always remember him for Battlestar Galactica and Buck Rogers.

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  111. Well this isn't the core of the course or anything, just kind of a bonus or whatever so you can ask questions... which I had... but no one showed up.

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  112. Mitch, The GodfatherNovember 15, 2014 at 7:25 PM

    Depends on what Arizona St does.

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  113. Kurt definitely took the Right Angle.

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  114. That's what I always say!

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  115. Sorry.. knee jerk reaction.. What's up?

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  116. Hey guys, remember Bull Buchanon?... Right? What was up with that?

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  117. Cavs up 41 on the Hawks in the 4th Q. What a weird team so far.

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  118. I've taken a liking to this gimmick.

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  119. So the Lego Movie just went to a weird place.

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  120. LOL, not much. Just went shopping for a dining room table and a mattress

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  121. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:27 PM

    She's is an Angle by injection.

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  122. Never eat Taco Bell before a big fight.

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  123. His career ended in a peculiar fashion. He climbed up a flagpole and slipped, and one of the hooks went through his scrotum and severed his spine.

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  124. Not too much.

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  125. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:28 PM

    Putting Marion in the starting lineup as their best perimeter defender did wonders.

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  126. A mattress to BANG CHICKS ON!?

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  127. Translation: Fiance went shopping and you had to agree to whatever she wanted but pretend like you gave a shit and had an opinion.

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  128. Did people at least salute him?

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  129. Somewhat. I am just there to lay the Smackdown when she goes above our price range.

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  130. Ahhh, The joys of having money.. Haha..


    I'm just chilling at home procrastinating on editing a video. Thought I'd pop in and see what's going on.

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  131. Hold that 10 for Johnny B. BadNovember 15, 2014 at 7:30 PM

    I'm with you. Love Survivor Series 2003. Great marches + top stars + great booking = a great ppv.

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  132. No, they spat and urinated upon him for being a traitor of the worst kind...

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  133. So how come Scott actually watched and liked The English Patient? Caliber had a better taste in film.

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  134. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:33 PM

    Did she make you hold her purse?

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  135. Well. And that was the story of that.

    (Tap dances away.)

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  136. Yeah... and were your TESTICLES IN IT!?!?

    http://cdn1.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/1349130/bradyhangin.0.gif

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  137. I remember somehow getting dragged to see that in theaters with my female cousin and her friends for her bachelorette party.


    All I remember is the riff playing whenever something dramatic happened.

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  138. They're going to struggle on D all year. I don't even think they can fix it with a trade. Their best defenders are LeBron, Varejao and Marion. Marion's old, Varejao's made of glass and LeBron shouldn't exert himself too much on D or he won't have anything left in June.

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  139. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:36 PM

    Only if that Russian is Lana.

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  140. Right off the bat I'm irritated at this ECW expose.

    Joey Styles, "Paul Heyman and I will reunite for the first time in 20 years to talk about ECW."

    ECW closed 13 years ago.

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  141. I tell her what we cant afford, she gives me shit and I say try buying it with your shitty credit history then and I win the argument.

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  142. Yeah but they didn't *talk* about it. It was like Fight Club.

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  143. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:37 PM

    They have to subscribe to the Pat Riley theory of putting your second best defender on the other teams best player until the end of the game to voide foul trouble on your best defender.


    There are going to be games that LeBron has to do it all and by doing this he's not too burnt out.

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  144. In theory that should be Marion's job but I really don't think he's up to the task at his age. Irving and Love also are just monster defensive holes with Love's individual defense almost unfixable. The first time this team plays the Spurs they're going to give up 140.

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  145. Nothing on TV that's interesting.


    So I'm putting on Bellator.

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  146. My favorite is the 2001 Invasion blow off: epic stakes and great action particularly from Rock. I'm also really fond of the 95 wild card match, The IC Match that opened 88, the Ultimate Warrior-Heenan family match in 89, the tag match in 88 and all of Survivor Series 90 with its Grand Finale gimmick. Also if the 6man tables match with the Dudleys & Jeff Hardy in MSG counts I love that too.

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  147. That was NUTS. She's got ovaries of steel. Shows no pain and wants to keep going. She was definitely going to be Foley'd if she had kept going.

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  148. So, remind me, Rikishi hit Austin with a car, because HHH told him to, and then Rikishi blamed it on Rocky to keep HHH's identity secret. But, then, HHH attacked Austin and told Austin himself?

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  149. Gorilla. Easy.

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  150. Yes.


    I'm going to be broke. Moving next week though so that is good.

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  151. Great Cavs win. Happy to see them getting their shit together.

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  152. I can't at all remember what that storyline was supposed to be. That period was when they finally ran out of ideas for the Stone Cold character, bringing him back into a blood feud with Hunter should've basically written itself.

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  153. I loved the first two Survivor Series tag team matches. I have learned to appreciate the first Hogan's team vs Andre's team Survivor Series match in 87. That match should have made Bam Bam Bigelow into a star. However the combination of Bam Bam being a flake and the lack of long term booking plans that did not happen.

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  154. Stranger in the AlpsNovember 15, 2014 at 7:47 PM

    It makes more sense when you realize that they had no idea where that angle was going and just threw Rikishi in there to give it closure after a year.

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  155. "Out in the Street," "Thunder Road," and "Nebraska" are particular favourites of mine.

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  156. Stranger in the AlpsNovember 15, 2014 at 7:49 PM

    You need a housewarming gift? Like maybe a giant man-eating plant?

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  157. I'm waiting for the girlfriend to finish sewing so I can finally get some goddamn ice cream.

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  158. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:50 PM

    Yum.

    http://photos-e.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xpf1/10808449_1499060907045396_435709418_n.jpg

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  159. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:52 PM

    It's on firstrowsports right now. Didn't watch it though.

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  160. Crikey Mate Down Under AussieNovember 15, 2014 at 7:53 PM

    Australia vs South Africa in the cricket game 2! Hopefully another win coming up.

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  161. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:53 PM

    I was going to ask where MSU ends up. Are they #5?

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  162. He said he did it for the Rock (Taking out the number 1 guy so The Rock could ascend) Not that The Rock told him to do it.

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  163. Biff Kensington IIINovember 15, 2014 at 7:58 PM

    I still haven't forgiven you for failing on the Lana front, young man.

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  164. Ugh, Bulls look like shit against Indy tonight.

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  165. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 7:59 PM

    Here, Biff:

    http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2014/034/a/5/sexy_backside_by_theauteurs-d74zifs.jpg

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  166. Devils lose. Bulls look like they're gonna lose. Saints better not lose tomorrow.

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  167. Ah. But that was a coverup, right? Cause we find out that HHH was behind it, I think.

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  168. Biff Kensington IIINovember 15, 2014 at 8:02 PM

    She has goosebumps lol

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  169. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 8:04 PM

    I'm watching Chris Algeiri doing pad work. This dude is slow..

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  170. James Winston point shaving again?

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  171. Biff Kensington IIINovember 15, 2014 at 8:04 PM

    Oh, I hope the Saints drop like Thai hookers.

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  172. Devils, Bulls, Saints - that's one weird combination.

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  173. Biff Kensington IIINovember 15, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    There's no college player I'd like to see tank in the pros more than Jameis Winston.

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  174. Charismatic eNegro Jef VinsonNovember 15, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    That's Hi-rez for you.

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  175. Aaaaand, Austin kills HHH.

    Alright. On to SurSer 2001.

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  176. Oh man! Christian's original entrance!

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  177. not a Dawgs Fan but Jesus Chubb is amazing

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