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The SmarK Rant for WWE Money In The Bank 2015

The SmarK Rant for WWE Money In The Bank 2015 (06.14.15)

We get a very classy ten-bell salute to Dusty Rhodes with the entire roster on the ramp to start.

Live from Columbus, OH

Your hosts are Michael Cole, JBL & Jerry Lawler

Money In The Bank: Randy Orton vs. Neville vs. Kane vs. Dolph Ziggler vs. Kofi Kingston vs. Sheamus vs. Roman Reigns

Dolph immediately loses cred for his 80s hair metal jean jacket by spelling “Megadeth” wrong on it. COME ON, DOLPH. Rather mixed reaction for Roman, which has actually been a change from shows as of late. Everyone sprints for the briefcase right away in a nice bit of business, but Kane manages to clean house. Sheamus gets rid of him in turn and fights off the field with a ladder, but Kofi climbs while Sheamus is busy. Sheamus breaks that up and beats on Kofi, but Neville comes back in with a missile dropkick. Kofi takes out Sheamus with the Trouble in Paradise and we get a nice sequence with Kofi and Neville before Reigns breaks it up to a chorus of boos. Tough crowd. Reigns powerbombs Kofi onto a ladder, and then powerbombs Neville onto HIM, and that finally earns him some respect. Kane takes Reigns out with a chokeslam, but Orton returns from the ether and hits the RKO OUTTA NOWHERE on both Kane and Kofi. Neville climbs and Orton gives him more of the same. Next up, Sheamus and Orton continue their insomnia cure feud and slug it out until Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick to end Orton's run. Sheamus and Ziggler fight on top of the ladder for some near-finishes, and Dolph takes him down with a Zig Zag off the ladder, kind of. Neville adds the Red Arrow onto Sheamus, which has the crowd chanting for NXT. That's a dangerous thing to do. So now Neville and Ziggler fight on the ladder, but Kane breaks that up and disposes of them like a couple of jobbers. Back to Roman, the real star, who gets rid of Kane with the Superman punch and then takes everyone out with a dive. Hey, the man's doing his best, no one ever accused him of being lazy. The New Day heads out to assist Kofi and Roman beats them up as well, then tosses Kofi onto everyone, spears Orton, and looks to claim the briefcase...but Bray Wyatt appears out of the dark and takes him out. And with everyone else done, that leaves Sheamus, who wins the briefcase at 20:30. Jesus, they had Roman blow ANOTHER one? They're gonna Luger this poor guy if they don't let him get a big win soon. I'd call this a huge waste of the briefcase considering how directionless Sheamus has been and the groan that his win got. Like really, does any human being on earth believe that they'll actually have SHEAMUS cash in and win against someone? Usual good MITB match, built more around the drama of the climb rather than the crazy ladder spots this time, but nothing special. ***1/2 Also, what's the point of having Lana come out as Ziggler's new manager and then having him do nothing and lose?

Meanwhile, Paige vows to end the Bella Twins' reign of terror. Wait, are they heels again? She also dedicates the match to Dusty, which is probably not a good sign for her chances.

Divas title: Nikki Bella vs. Paige

Paige gets some boots in the corner and tosses Nikki, then follows with a somersault off the apron. They fight on the floor and Nikki does some pushups while we cut to the other women watching the match in the back. Why punish the rest of the division? And really, the only other person with any kind of cred is Naomi, the rest are just there as managers and TV actors at this point. Paige comes back with a Shining Wizard, but Nikki goes to a lengthy bodyscissors on the mat. Paige fights out and now Nikki goes to the chinlock and hits a spinebuster for two, but a blind charge misses. Paige wraps her up in an STF, but Nikki quickly makes the ropes and gets another spinebuster for two. Paige escapes the Rack Attack and gets the Rampaige for two. She stops to cry about it and the announcers are like “Oh man, she hit her one move and didn't try anything else and that didn't work, what is she gonna do now?” Truly a conundrum. The twins switch off and Paige pins Brie, who quickly reveals that she was stuffing her bra, and thus the match continues. Nikki then finishes with the Rack Attack to retain at 11:16. So was that our tribute to Dusty? What kind of an idiot referee would not only mistake Brie for Nikki at this point, but then allow the match to continue after someone else interfered? Boring match, stupid finish. *1/2 Also you have to love that the top babyface is portrayed as friendless and the champion is portrayed as being unworthy and dragging down the entire division.

Intercontinental title: Ryback vs. Big Show

Glad to see Ryback at least wears the belt instead of carrying it around like a prop. Ryback flies out with a spinebuster, hits the lariat and dumps Show to the floor right away. He stops to beat on color commentator Miz, but walks into a spear in the ring. They slug it out and Ryback actually takes him down with a cross armbreaker, but Show makes the ropes. Ryback with a suplex and a splash for two, but he walks into the chokeslam for two. Ryback tries the Shellshock, but Miz runs in for the DQ at 5:40. That was no good, a crappy RAW match with a crappy RAW finish. DUD

The Biggest Rematch In The History Of Our Sport: John Cena vs. Kevin Owens

To be fair, Cole downgrades it a bit to “one of the most anticipated rematches in recent memory”. Clearly a pro-NXT crowd tonight. They trade shoulderblocks to start and Owens works a headlock while laying down the trash-talk, but Cena escapes with a clothesline. Owens fires back with a dropkick and senton for two, but Cena gets his own dropkick, so Owens fires back with Cena's usual sequence of offense, including a five knuckle shuffle. Cena reverses him into the STF and gets an inverted suplex for two. Owens with a codebreaker for two. Cena escapes the powerbomb and hits his own, but Owens counters the FU with a german suplex and cannonball into the corner for two. Sideslam gets two. Owens tries a swanton bomb and lands on Cena's knees, and that had to hurt. Cena with a faceplant out of an electric chair for two, and the FU gets two. Cena actually argues with the ref over that one, then tries a superplex and gets reversed into a powerbomb for two. We get the “This is awesome” chant, which I always hate. Cheer the babyface or boo the heel to show your support, but don't break the fourth wall like that. Owens tries a powerbomb, which Cena turns into a rana, but Owens drops him with a kick for two. Cena goes back up with a flying shoulderblock for two. Cena goes up again and misses the guillotine legdrop, and Owens gets two off that with a powerbomb. Owens goes up and misses a moonsault, and Cena gets another FU for two. Cena tries another superplex, but Owens reverses into a fisherman's buster for two. Yikes. Cena gets the STF, but Owens makes the ropes and Cena is getting angry now. Cena gets a sunset bomb for two after a fight for the move, and Cena is finally showing some real emotion. Owens takes advantage with the Pop Up Powerbomb for two. Owen slugs away, but Cena comes back with the stunner and FU to finish at 19:13. Cena wins, LOL. Like really, they seriously beat Owens ALREADY? Incredible match, but why waste the rub that Owens got from the first one? ****1/2 Cena offers the respect handshake, but Owens thankfully turns on him and puts him down with the apron powerbomb to redeem the loss. And then mocks Cena from the ramp. Just make this guy the champion right now. Doesn't matter which one, all of them really.

Dusty Rhodes tribute video, which is pretty great.

WWE tag team titles: The New Day vs. The Prime Time Players

This feels like it's going to be the death slot before the ladder match. Funny bit with the New Day getting mad at the crowd's lack of positivity, as Xavier almost tells them that they suck before Big E cuts him off with some therapeutic clapping. The champs quickly work Darren Young over in the corner and double splash him for two. Big E with an abdominal stretch and belly to belly for two, and Woods goes to a sleeper on the mat and gets a clothesline for two. Big E with an STO for two to keep Young in the heel corner, but Young sends him into the post and makes the hot tag to Titus. He throws the champs around with his usual grace and precision, but Big E spears Young through the ropes and Woods rolls up Titus for two before Titus comes back with Clash of the Titus to win the titles at 5:47. There are some weird booking decisions tonight. Titus is just awful, but I guess they need some kind of babyface stars with the Usos and Tyson Kidd both out. *1/2

WWE World title, ladder match: Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose

Rollins pounds away in the corner and tosses Ambrose, and they fight on the floor, where Ambrose gets the first dive. At this point I actually get the first glitch in the Matrix from the Network tonight, as the stream has been impeccable and crystal clear up until now. Must not be anyone watching. Rollins tries his own dive, but Ambrose blocks it with a ladder to the head. We get the first climb as they both go up the ladder, but Dean brings him down and suplexes him onto the ladder. Ambrose drops an elbow off the top of the ladder and makes another climb, but Rollins breaks it up with a chair and goes after the knee. That's pretty smart. That goes on for a while, actually, and Rollins gets a figure-four before Ambrose reverses out. Finally he goes for a climb, but Ambrose saves and fights back before accidentally walking into the ladder on his rebound clothesline. Rollins goes back to the knee, but goes up and gets crotched and clotheslined off the top. Ambrose makes another comeback and takes him to the floor with a Cactus Clothesline, but Rollins goes to the knee again and heads back in to climb. He changes his mind and tosses the ladder at Dean instead, but gets hit with the rebound lariat. And it's back to the floor again for a brawl into the crowd. Did they go really short on this show and just decide to stretch this out by having nothing happen for the first 20:00 or something? So Seth wins that brawl and heads back to pull out another ladder, but Ambrose returns from the crowd to stop him again. The ladder gets put between the apron and the table, and Rollins takes a backdrop through it, so Ambrose has to find yet another ladder. Seems unfair that the MITB match has 18 of them strewn around the ringside area but these poor guys have to dig them out from under the ring. Dean does the dramatic slow climb, but Rollins saves and they tumble to the floor again. Their next victim is the spanish announce table, as Dean hits Dirty Deeds on the table and fails to break it. Ambrose tries another climb, but Rollins saves with Ambrose's mortal enemy: A TV set. Rollins adds a Pedigree and climbs, but Ambrose pulls him down and tosses him again. Rollins has just had enough of this shit and sends him into the ladder and then powerbombs him into the railing in a sick spot...and then does it again. You'd think that would sufficient, but Rollins is nothing if not thorough, so he pulls out a pile of chairs and powerbombs him on THOSE. Cole calls it a “symbolic burial” as Rollins dumps a pile of chairs on him. I think that word does not mean what you think it does, Michael. So Rollins climbs, but Ambrose somehow manages to revive from THREE POWERBOMBS on the floor and comes back to fight on top. That's a little silly. They fight for the belt and both fall holding the belt, but Seth holds on for the win at 35:45. Weak ending after a setup that should have been a clean win for Rollins. I wasn't a huge fan of this one, as they took too long to get where they were going, but it was a great effort from both guys and at least Rollins won by himself. ***3/4

The Pulse

Everything mostly delivered, although the booking was really weird tonight and there was some epic garbage in between the great matches. Thumbs up, but nothing I'll want to watch again as a whole.

Comments

  1. Match ratings:
    Cena/Owens - ****1/2
    Rollins/Ambrose - ***1/4
    Rest of the card - who gives a FUCK?


    So much nonsense in the midcard tonight. Two good matches, though.

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  2. HowmuchdoesthisguyweighJune 14, 2015 at 10:56 PM

    Very surprised Cena took the apron powerbomb... Could way for Owens to save face after losing. Liked the title match, enjoyed the finish with Ambrose just not having enough to hold on.

    Sheamus, odd choice. Making the authority makes some kinda of deal with him to not cash in? I don't know.

    Prime time players winning surprised me, but it's the first time new day didn't have a numbers advantage, and they couldn't get it done.

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  3. Wow, they took the titles off New Day for the Primetime Players just when New Day was hitting their stride? Weak.

    Owens/Cena is turning into a bona-fide classic feud. Kinda bummed that Cena win, but hopefully Owens wins the third match and takes the US title.

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  4. Took Titus a helluva long time to win his first title.

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  5. A question for those who rate the main event ***3/4 or higher: would you watch it again in its entirety without skipping through any of it?

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  6. Stranger In The AlpsJune 14, 2015 at 11:04 PM

    The "this is awesome" chants break out for stuff that really isn't all that awesome. However, I can't say I blame the crowd for not booing or cheering rather than chanting. It's not like they have any characters to get invested in.

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  7. Minus four and a half stars for Cena/Owens seems a tad harsh.

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  8. "Hey, the man's doing his best, no one ever accused him of being lazy."

    Except for when he laid around forever during this year's Rumble match!

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  9. Major problem with the main event was the fact it went 35 min. Everyone knew that the show would not end at 30 or 35 min past the hour so the first 15-20 min were useless.
    To compare, the wm10 ladder match went 19 min.

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  10. At least he had main events in the meantime.

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  11. Pray tell how is THAT not a clean win for Rollins?

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  12. "Just make this guy the champion right now. Doesn't matter which one, all of them really."

    My favorite part of this review! lol!

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  13. Given what's been built thusfar, I guess we're looking at Rollins vs Noble for Battleground?

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  14. They both had possession when the belt was unhooked. There are no established rules for "sudden death" in a ladder match.

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  15. AnInternetToughGuyJune 14, 2015 at 11:16 PM

    I was there, and yeah, I sat silent though most the "This is Awesome" chants because most were definitely undeserved. People just like to chant.

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  16. Only one had possession when they hit the floor.

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  17. Don't really have a problem the Sheamus win. They can use him in that in a bunch different ways without it hurting him. Plus, dude has done really good work with his heel turn.

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  18. Theberzerker, #1 HUSS CHOMPIONJune 14, 2015 at 11:19 PM

    Yeah, I don't know what the issue is, I've rather enjoyed heel Sheamus since his return.

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  19. AverageJoeEverymanJune 14, 2015 at 11:20 PM

    Heroes of Wrestling territory there.

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  20. Stranger In The AlpsJune 14, 2015 at 11:21 PM

    Just crowds trying to get themselves over.

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  21. I thought Owens would resort to cheating to win here to set up Cena interference at the July 4 show to get the title off of Owens but still this loss hasn't hurt his momentum too much. Now if he loses to Cena again then we have problems.

    And must we suffer through shitty Bella matches month after month just so they can hurry up and clear a record off the books? God it's not like AJ left on bad terms or anything.

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  22. I didn't think it was a huge deal but slotting Reigns into a feud with Bray Wyatt does nothing for either man.

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  23. Doctor FunkopolisJune 14, 2015 at 11:23 PM

    Hated the finish of Rollins/Ambrose. If it had been called a draw, ok. But this really stupid "Welp, he hung on to it after they fell" finish is annoying.

    If you want it to be a tug if war, go full Russo and book a tug of war match.

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  24. Hitting the floor is not tbe rule.

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  25. My gfs (whos a mark btw) take away from Owens/cena: cena was the bigger man for taking the loss and accepting it @ ec, and waiting for the next match. While Owens is a big crybaby who lost fair and square, decides to throw a temper tantrum by injuring the winner, instead of accepting the loss and try and get his win back.

    So, sign of a weak character or a great heel? You decide.

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  26. It's a great heel. There is no argument otherwise.

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  27. Everyone needs to calm down. This was a June PPV, in which we saw a MOTYC and two above-average matches. Off the top of someone's head, name a great June WWE PPV. I'll wait while you try to find one on google. If this were Summerslam, it'd be another story. But I'll take B-PPVs, especially the ones in June, like this each and every time I can get it.

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  28. Says who? What's the in canon rule when they both have possession after its been unhooked?

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  29. He was only trying to emulate CM Punk's performance from the previous RR.....

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  30. Isn't it more appropriate to compare to prior MitB PPVs rather than an arbitrary month label?

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  31. I was saying that today about main events. You know approximately when they will end just because of what time it is. At WM10, that match was in the middle of the card so you had no idea how long it would go.

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  32. It kinda looked fluky, like he was lucky to be the guy holding onto it. I get what Scott means.

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  33. There is none. That's why the win wasn't clean.

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  34. Is it just me or is Rollins' weird armor-muscle design tank top thing incredibly stupid?

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  35. You didn't even mention my minus who gives a fuck rating to the rest of the card. That was the real travesty.

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  36. You mean compare it to MITB 2011, arguably the greatest B-PPV PPV ever?

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  37. Better than fucking overalls.

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  38. There is none, or you just didn't know the rule?

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  39. Is minus who gives a fuck a good or bad rating? Double negatives confuse me.

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  40. Heels are dicks. End of story.

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  41. I'm not even sure at this point. My brain done took a vacation there, Jethro.

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  42. Because no fight in real life ever ends with the better man getting lucky? (Insert eye rolls)

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  43. Can you actually PROVE THAT?

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  44. I give you props for being a man and not editing after the fact. You are the BoD's paragon of virtue.

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  45. I'm not convinced it is. Of course Rollins doesn't have the robust physique necessary to gracefully fill out such a garment, unlike a particular son of Mudlick, Kentucky.

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  46. Cena performed code red, a move that Trevor Murdoch introduced to WWE.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ2TIpecOkk

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  47. Proving the absence of something is impossible. I can't disprove the existence of the Invisible Spaghetti Monster. But it's not reasonable to assume its existence either.

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  48. Now go rewatch Cena vs Owens and see how loudly Mike Chioda yells "NOW" to tell both guys when to kick out. It drove me bonkers.

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  49. I think WWE should throw in a Victory Road type finish every couple of years, just to keep fans on their toes.

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  50. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.

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  51. A sign you need a new girlfriend.

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  52. Was Ambrose trained by Nigel McGuiness or do they have some kind of history? I've noticed he uses a few of his moves.

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  53. He filled it out by using it to hide knives that he used to kill homeless people with.

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  54. Anyway, it's your point. Prove that the win was clean.

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  55. Why because she's not the wrestling nerd I am? I think your comment is more of a sign that you need to get out more, if you think THAT is a sign I need a new gf.

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  56. Macklin, Man Without GameJune 14, 2015 at 11:39 PM

    I'm very on board with them giving Rollins and Ambrose 35 minutes. A longer main event sticks out.

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  57. He had possession of the belt after both hit the ground, and he did all this ON HIS OWN.

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  58. An indirect indirect tribute to Dusty Rhodes.

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  59. Or a Bryan/Sheamus type finish

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  60. People and their wacky 'having fun with their own night out' instead of deciding which response would best affect the push of their superstar of choice. "This is awesome" chants just mean "Hey, I'm having a really good time". That's it. Don't overanalyze it.

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  61. So Dean Ambrose also had a clean win at EC. Fascinating. Thanks for the novel logic.

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  62. He should brain her with a hammer tbh

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  63. That was a curtain jerker, not a main event.

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  64. That clip left me hanging. Did he kick out?!

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  65. True.
    I was thinking that the ryback/show match might go under a minute after the first couple moves. That would have really helped ryback.

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  66. Ladder matches often end when the guy is still on the ladder, like Edge and Christian even won a tlc by standing on a table between two ladders, touching the floor has nothing to do with who wins. If the ref didn't see the who took the belt off then saw someone with it then that would be a different matter.

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  67. Often doesn't mean always.

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  68. I said YOU SHOULD HIT YOUR GIRLFRIEND IN THE HEAD WITH A HAMMER BECAUSE SHE IS TOO STUPID TO UNDERSTAND PRO WRESTLING.

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  69. The point is, of you have x minutes of time for a main event, you expect it to go around x-5. If x is a large number, you've trained the fans to think that a large swath of time is meaningless towards the finish.

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  70. The chant officially jumped the shark when it was chanted during a terrible Eve/Layla match on RAW in October 2012.

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  71. Now your just being silly, dean won by DQ there.

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  72. He had possession of the belt and he did it ON HIS OWN, the conditions you listed for a clean win.

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  73. rubber match at battleground, makes owens look even better. Either way...Owens looks like a megastar.

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  74. Stranger In The AlpsJune 14, 2015 at 11:49 PM

    I'm not over-analyzing. You're over-analyzing my analysis.

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  75. I really enjoyed the main event to be honest, more than you Scott. Going into the crowd was a bit much but everything else I was into.

    Rollins/Ambrose ****1/2
    Cena/Owens ****3/4. For comparison I gave their EC match *****
    MitB match *** It didn't do that much for me, some cool spots and I am perplexed at Sheamus winning. Why?

    Good show although the other three matches dragged it down a bit as I just didn't give a shit about them.

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  76. What if she gives good head, though?

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  77. You are trying to prove that there is no way that Seth's win can be anything other than clean. The burden is on YOU to prov

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  78. To understand pro wrestling? Are you kidding me? By that logic I should take a hammer to your brain when you were a mark and didn't care about backstage stuff.

    Not everybody shares the same views on what constitutes good characterization in storytelling. I'm sorry your not capable of understanding that in your own little bubble.

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  79. I've been saying for a while, that chant needs to be retired or at least saved for especially great matches. Cena/Owens got it three times tonight and those at least were appropriate.

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  80. It also doesn't help that you expect certain spots like cena's five moves of doom or the guys kicking out of at least one finisher

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  81. I was thinking, have Cena put the U.S. Title on the line against someone else at Battleground then do Cena vs Owens III for the Title at SummerSlam.

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  82. Ray Rice called; he thinks you may have been a little harsh.

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  83. kbwrestlingreviewsJune 14, 2015 at 11:52 PM

    The Tag Team Title match made sense. It's the first time New Day hasn't had their man advantage, which has been the only way they've saved the titles so far. They lose the advantage and then they lose the belts.

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  84. Chris Benoit called; he thinks there weren't enough cross-faces used.

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  85. He's being a heel. My stream was sucking cock at the time, so I missed the ending. Personally, I like my heels to be fucking HEELS. If she dislikes him because of it, he's kind of doing his job well.

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  86. And not every shares the same view on what constitutes a clean win.

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  87. But why not still have Kofi at ringside?

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  88. Why couldn't kofi come out?

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  89. Jesus, dude. When *I* think you've crossed a line, it's not a good sign.

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  90. Stranger In The AlpsJune 14, 2015 at 11:54 PM

    Maybe they need to chant "this is adequate for the context it is contained in" instead of "this is awesome".

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  91. Seth Rollins won clean, but it was done in a manner where it protected Dean Ambrose.

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  92. I just can't put Cena-Owens past ****1/4 but that's because I just don't care for the style of match that they put on. Still, to each their own.


    I'm thinking we're getting a Rollins-Ambrose rematch at Battleground or on RAW tomorrow night due to the ladder match finish (and a rematch on RAW would be too soon when one considers the beating both men took tonight).

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  93. They said he had injured ribs from the Reigns ladder powerbomb. Not sure if that's legit or not.

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  94. Because he was fucking DEAD. He got pretty trashed during the MITB match.

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  95. Standards and practices, bro.

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  96. He was like Roman Reigns favorite guy to spam powerbombs on.

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  97. I'm sorry but when did I jokingly say "you should have a hammer taken to your brain, for not knowing what a clean win is."? You'll have to show me where I said that.

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  98. What style is that?

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  99. I totally forgot about that. No way that MITB match was more than ***.

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  100. Cue TripleS to complain about how you overanalyze everything instead of not posting here and just enjoying wrestling (while quite ironically he posted here every five seconds)....oh wait, he's gone.

    Hooray! We can now overanalyze as much as we want without being talked down to like that asshole's opinion was the only one that was right!

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  101. He won by Authority inaction. Had Ambrose ended up with the belt, they would have called it a tie.

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  102. I'm fine with the Ambrose/Rollins feud continuing for another month. There's not a lot for Seth (or Dean for that matter) to do until SS when Brock comes back. I'm still not sure what they are going to do for the SS main event.

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  103. A fat, awesome megastar.

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  104. Exactly how does that matter?

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  105. I didn't like it much, but to be fair, it kind of lost me after the Kofi looking scared thing, which I liked. I was only paying about half attention for the rest of the match.

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  106. Spamming finishers and moves that should end matches. As I said in the live thread, it had too much of a video game vibe for me. I much preferred elements of Ambrose-Rollins that moved at a slower pace.

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  107. So you didn't fully enjoy Austin/Rock matches too?

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  108. Me either. The question is do they run Brock-Rollins at Battleground or SummerSlam. If it's Battleground, then I'm perplexed at SummerSlam unless they put Reigns in there for his Brock rematch.

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  109. Not really, but it's been a while since I've seen them. I just hate constant finisher kickouts. They create a situation like we had in this latest Owens-Cena encounter of getting a whacky finish or one that's a let down because they've used everything but the kitchen sink.


    I mean hell, DIVAS are now kicking out of finishers. It's a part of WWE style that needs to die.

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  110. I've gotta admit, I'm kinda looking forward to Kevin Owens vs. Roman Reigns down the road. Two big tough guys potatoing the hell out of each other is never not fun.

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  111. KO/Cena was easy match of the year, I'd melt if anyone told me different.

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  112. I didn't diss anyone else's S.O. in an uncalled for manner for having an opinion that happens to be unpopular with a bunch of smarks.

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  113. WK 9 had not one but two matches that were better.

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  114. You did not. You have three people (Scott, Big Ell, and myself) that say otherwise.

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  115. WRAP HER IN PLASTIC AND BURY HER IN THE BACKYARD.

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  116. Believe it or not, PPVs do exist outside of WWE land.

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  117. I'd like to see Cena play injured for a couple weeks (hah, I know) and hold off the rubber match until Summerslam.

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  118. Hey Marv, how's it going?

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  119. Things run together, but I liked their first match better than this one. The finish really knocked it down a peg.

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  120. I'm tempted to say Brock vs Seth Vs Reigns but I dunno. I would love to see a SHIELD EXPLODES three way match for the title at SS but then there's not much for Lesner to do at that point. If Brock is fighting at Battleground I would hold off on it being a title match though, save that for SS.

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  121. What does that have to do with me disagreeing with your opinion?

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  122. Yeah, he needs to do the Hogan/Earthquake deal, but as someone said, he'll only be injured 21-23 hours and be back by the 9 p.m. hour on RAW tomorrow.

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  123. What land is this though really, do I need some kind of sticker so they'll let me go over the border?

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  124. Yeah, probably. I mean, Nakamura vs Ibushi was probably better but I enjoyed Owens vs Cena more cause USA.

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  125. I cannot prove the nonexistence of the Invisible Spaghetti Monster, but it's not reasonable to assume its existence either.

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  126. Nope. They accept everyone.

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  127. The last time I tried to get into Asia they said I wasn't skim enough.

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  128. I HAVE BEEN HIT WITH A HAMMER FOR BEING A MARK. WHY ELSE WOULD I STILL BE WATCHING WRESTLING?

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  129. Dude, just stop. Your embarrassing yourself with these juvenile comments.

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  130. You seem to be taking a joke on a wrestling message board a bit too seriously dude.

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  131. The beauty is you can watch without going to Asia.

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  132. The finisher kickouts or Authority run-ins is what hurts crowds now. They are programmed to not pop for anything except a finisher kickout (which cues the "THIS IS AWESOME!" chants). People expecting a run-in in the main event is what hurt the heat IMO.

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  133. No I mean that seriously? How do I watch K9's

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  134. YEAH BUT AT LEAST I DON'T HAVE A DUMB IDIOT GIRLFRIEND.

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  135. No way man, that's an easy way to get caught. Go all Breaking Bad and liquefy her body in a chemical solution and have the barrel sent to a toxic waste refuge plant.

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  136. That's your opinion, not mine. If I made an uncalled for comment about Scott Keith's wife, I doubt it would go unnoticed by him.

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  137. I didn't make it personal.

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  138. I kinda loved Honma vs Ishii more than anything on wk9. But maybe I'm just crazy.

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  139. kbwrestlingreviewsJune 15, 2015 at 12:06 AM

    Destruction in Money in the Bank. Xavier and Big E. mentioned he was very banged up before the match.

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  140. http://lmgtfy.com/?q=wrestle+kingdom+9+full+ppv+online

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  141. THAT'S BECAUSE SCOTT KEITH'S WIFE KNOWS HER SHIT.

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  142. Seriously? He had a whole fake interweb feud with Scotsman who said shit about Scott and his wife and it was all in good fun. Stop taking shit so seriously.

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  143. I'm not the one making the shallow judgement on someones intelligence based on ONE COMMENT about pro wrestling. Your doing that.

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  144. Nice. I will look into that.

    I'm sure the action will be thaw-inspiring!

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  145. <--- this guy thinks not

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  146. It's already dissolved.

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  147. Adam "Colorado" CurryJune 15, 2015 at 12:10 AM

    That's my problem with WWE as a whole.

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  148. But Dick Slater was a face.

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  149. https://33.media.tumblr.com/bfee1770fdb231e4e7194dcd36fe4baa/tumblr_nhog6kmo5g1r0qdnio5_250.gif

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  150. I KNOW I AM. THIS IS WHY I'M TELLING YOU SUFFOCATION IS ALWAYS AN OPTION. IT'S NEVER TOO LATE.

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  151. Do you know that for sure? I remember on Scotts old blog how he made a comment about how she would cheer for faces and boo the heels, just because that's who they were.

    But I don't think that says ANYTHING about her intelligence, and it would to naive of anyone to assume otherwise

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  152. How old are you man? 15? 16? People talk shit on the Internet and make silly jokes, it's nothing personal. Honestly, you're being kinda weird about you're girlfriend to be honest.

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  153. So you admit your judgement is shallow?

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  154. tomorrow on raw dean lays out rollins and then sheamus cashes in and wins the title and lesnar comes out an destroys everyone and its a threeway at battleground and seth pins sheamus to win back the title k thx bye.

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  155. WHOA DUDE BACK UP. THAT IS A SERIOUSLY FUCKED UP THING TO SAY ABOUT SCOTT'S WIFE. YOU MIGHT WANT TO EDIT THAT BEFORE YOU GET BANNED.

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  156. LIKE A MAKE SHIT GRAVE.

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  157. But you just said the authority would have called it a tie.

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  158. If this happens I swear to god I will brain meka3000s girlfriend with a hammer!

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  159. Congratulations you've proven your not worth taking seriously.

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  160. Threadjack because I'm still pissed and it looks like the worst is yet to come from Bethesda:

    Notice the lack of a skills tab:
    http://i.4cdn.org/v/1434341543225.jpg

    No mention of Intelligence increasing skill points:
    http://i.4cdn.org/v/1434343595183.jpg

    "Req 2 science" (rather than guns or energy weapons)
    http://i.4cdn.org/v/1434343595183.jpg



    This is a series of images observant viewers have picked up which suggests Fallout 4 might have done away with the skill system all together. That seems like lunacy. I can't bring myself to full believe it is even possible but *if* it's true, then there goes the last bit of interest Bethesda didn't kill with their conference. Goodwill be damned Bethesda, this is horseshit.

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  161. Dicks fuck pussies but they also fuck assholes!

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  162. You've almost got the "Bayless is pressed for time" recap style nailed, impressive

    (PS I 💚 Bayless, just funnin')

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  163. I don't think it was match of the night

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  164. ARRRRGH THE BARBARIANJune 15, 2015 at 12:20 AM

    You're

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  165. I feel like I watched a different show than everyone else, because I spent most of the PPV yelling at my TV "REALLY?!? They did THAT?!?" Maybe not watching it live hurt it?

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  166. That was basically my reaction for the first three matches.

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  167. WHAT TIPPED YOU OFF? THE HAMMER PART, OR THE PART ABOUT USING PLASTIC WRAP?

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  168. We were all watching WrestleMania 17, what were you watching?

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  169. Contrary to popular belief there IS A LINE that can be crossed.

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  170. More images suggesting the game has been dumbed down to perks and S.P.E.C.I.A.L. only.

    Hot. Garbage.

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  171. Ibushi/Nakamura.

    Match of 2015 was already won on January 4th

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  172. The booking was awful everywhere tonight, I'll agree there

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  173. Oh man I missed these discussions...

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  174. I could see that happening, actually.

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  175. Maybe it was all a shoot?

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  176. So if I talked shit about someone you cared about unprovoked you'd be fine with it?

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  177. I really expect to read lots of fun tidbits of new tomorrow such as the reasoning for the PTP winning (I'm fine with that btw), the Reigns-Wyatt feud, etc.

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  178. Missing the point I see.

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  179. Have we discovered the secret identity of Caps Lock Man?

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  180. You said it four comments above.

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  181. PTP winning the titles looks like their usual 'titles make someone' mentality which is ridiculous, I am interested with Reigns, though. They even emphasized he specifically lost after the match. They're getting dangerously close to Luger levels with Reigns.

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  182. I had actually warmed to Reigns a little bit and was okay with him winning MITB. So naturally, he lost.

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  183. Holy shit, there's a line? HEY EVERYBODY, THERES A LINE! EVERYBODY WATCH OUT FOR THE LINE! YOU MAY TRIP! Yeah, you're acting really weird about this. Cult is just messing with you and you are just taking it way too seriously because it involves your sacred girlfriend.

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  184. Maybe it was where we were sitting but I thought this PPV was pretty chill.

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  185. WHY YOU GOTTA BRING UP PEOPLE I CARE ABOUT? FUCKED UP YO.

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  186. Fucking Honma had a better match this year than Cena/Owens

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  187. Definitely. This is why I said if they wanted Roman to win the belt they should've had him with that MITB ladder match last year (which people said was just too soon!). The guy just keeps coming up short so often that he's becoming a joke.

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