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QOTD 47: As Seen on TV

We've all been here. 5am, wide awake, sick as a dog, and the only thing on TV is...infomercials. Turtle Wax, Oxy Clean, Orange Glow, Slapchop, ShamWow, Snuggie, P90X, the Bowflex, Jane Fonda Aerobics, Sweatin' To the Oldies, and countless more products have become seared into our skull thanks to infomercials that are cheesy enough to make us think the products are crap, but, possibly, for 19.95 (plus S&H) may be worth checking out anyway.

Thus:

What have you tried / bought / used that was from a TV infomercial? Does the Slap Chop work? Is the Sham Wow for real? Is the Snuggie awesome, or just a bathrobe you put on backwards?


Comments

  1. Stranger in the AlpsOctober 29, 2013 at 12:08 PM

    Two things: one being the H2O Mop, which was a steam mop. You fill the tank with water, slap a cloth diaper on the end, press a button and WHOOOSH...you're steam cleaning your carpets, floors, etc. I had hardwood floors, and it plum cleared the finish off of them. But it worked all right. Problem was, my house was so dirty that we went through the cloth diapers too quick.
    The other thing was The Ultimate Chopper, which had Chef Tony pimp it. It was basically an all purpose food processor -- you could puree, liquify, dice. My wife tried to make smoothies, but it leaked everywhere. It was a mess. She gave it a second try---BAM! Smoothy everywhere. Eventually, we put it away and never spoke of it again. When we moved 3 years later, we found it, and threw it out.

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  2. Stranger in the AlpsOctober 29, 2013 at 12:08 PM

    Two things: one being the H2O Mop, which was a steam mop. You fill the tank with water, slap a cloth diaper on the end, press a button and WHOOOSH...you're steam cleaning your carpets, floors, etc. I had hardwood floors, and it plum cleared the finish off of them. But it worked all right. Problem was, my house was so dirty that we went through the cloth diapers too quick.
    The other thing was The Ultimate Chopper, which had Chef Tony pimp it. It was basically an all purpose food processor -- you could puree, liquify, dice. My wife tried to make smoothies, but it leaked everywhere. It was a mess. She gave it a second try---BAM! Smoothy everywhere. Eventually, we put it away and never spoke of it again. When we moved 3 years later, we found it, and threw it out.

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  3. Stranger in the AlpsOctober 29, 2013 at 12:08 PM

    Two things: one being the H2O Mop, which was a steam mop. You fill the tank with water, slap a cloth diaper on the end, press a button and WHOOOSH...you're steam cleaning your carpets, floors, etc. I had hardwood floors, and it plum cleared the finish off of them. But it worked all right. Problem was, my house was so dirty that we went through the cloth diapers too quick.
    The other thing was The Ultimate Chopper, which had Chef Tony pimp it. It was basically an all purpose food processor -- you could puree, liquify, dice. My wife tried to make smoothies, but it leaked everywhere. It was a mess. She gave it a second try---BAM! Smoothy everywhere. Eventually, we put it away and never spoke of it again. When we moved 3 years later, we found it, and threw it out.

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  4. 2 things: I bought my wife a snuggie, which seemed like a great idea but she just never used. I did the Insanity workout program and if you push yourself, do the workouts and commit to the nutrition plan it is completely legit. I dropped about 15 lbs (from 175 to 160) in the first 2 months and have totally overhauled my life style, eating, etc even after finishing the program. I've since moved on to GSP's Rushfit program (which isn't as intense, but still effective) and can't wait to do Insanity again.

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  5. I have a Bowflex and have done some P90X before. I enjoy both products, although I never could commit myself to doing the full 90 days straight. Also I'm too poor to afford the P90X diet. The product I really wanted, which I haven't seen in years, was a razor blade sharpener. Razors are expensive and I go through them fast with shaving head and all.

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  6. P90X and Insanity both work, but like all other exercise programs, you need to stick with it in order to see results.

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  7. I have a SlapChop but its one that my wife had that she had for a while. It does what its supposed to.

    I own and love Klever Kups for my Kurig Machine:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjdNsFBqPYk

    My grandfather lived by the Steam cleaner thing that shoots steam out of a gun to clean stuff. I forgot the name, but I did not care for it as when you did caulking it was so hot, it peel the crap off.

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  8. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 12:36 PM

    Time/Life Songs of the 60's and 70's. The YMCA where I work part time pumps it through the speakers and after awhile you know most of the songs.

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  9. Stranger in the AlpsOctober 29, 2013 at 12:39 PM

    If it wasn't for the Slap Chop, we wouldn't have the catch phrase of the early 2010's: "You're gonna love my nuts!"

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  10. P90X was great. It kinda sucks after the 90 days are up bc youre like "wtf do i do now to keep going with this" but you can translate the idea behind it to your everyday workouts.

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  11. They should have edited out the last segment and left in the 3mb match.

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  12. HHH is the best wrestler/heel/COO ever.

    VKM is my god.

    DBry is clearly overrated, even when called a B+ player.

    Orton's current title run is long overdue.

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  13. What's really starting to bug me about Raw is that it's all leading to Vince coming back to confront Triple H and Stephanie but for some reason they keep putting it off every week. There's nothing they can book to make this angle any better as they should of booked Trips and Steph as evil bastard heel owners without all the subtle corporate BS from the beginning. I appreciate they're trying some more subtle booking but it doesn't work when they've warped their fan's minds to having the main storyline plots spelt out to them like spelling practise for retarded children by the commentary team on a regular basis.


    Also when they do bring back Vince to confront daughter and son-in-law, why is it that he's confronting them anyway? Wasn't it his character that pushed Triple H to become the corporate asshole in the first place and denounced Daniel Bryan as ever becoming a true main eventer? Fuck WWE logic!

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  14. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 12:56 PM

    They cut the Rhodes/Real Americans match? Interesting.

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  15. I didn't watch last night...did they wrestle Los Matadores again???

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  16. Just as logical as Real Americans jobbing to Real Mexicans(Puerto Ricans?), and then Real Americans beating the tag champs the next night.

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  17. The Snuggie is mighty comfortable when just sitting on the couch. I endorse it.

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  18. "spelling practise" made me laugh. Just say it was intentional, or British, or something.

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  19. Does anybody else think the wyatts are juat cornballs at this point? Oooooh, ahhhhh, a creepy goat mask and electric lantern!

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  20. Your_Favourite_LoserOctober 29, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    i bought the SlapNutz by jarrettco

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  21. YankeesHoganTripleHFanOctober 29, 2013 at 1:05 PM

    Good for you man!

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  22. Such a shame. I really enjoyed the whole thing at first.

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  23. I couldn't give 2 shits about the Wyatts.

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  24. Your_Favourite_LoserOctober 29, 2013 at 1:06 PM

    if you've bought a wrestling ppv based on a weekly tv show, then you've bought a product based on a tv infomercial

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  25. davidbonzaisaldanamontgomeryOctober 29, 2013 at 1:07 PM

    Waldorf: "So what did the whole 'abeyance' thing mean anyway?"
    Statler: "It means the title was held someplace where no one could see it."
    Waldorf: "They should do the same thing to RAW!"


    DOHOHOHOHO

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  26. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyOctober 29, 2013 at 1:08 PM

    British I'm afraid!

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  27. I thought for a second they were going with the 'Bryan snapping and going nuts on people until he gets his way' angle. Instead it seems like they are just setting up Bryan and Punk vs the Wyatts. I wish they would just leave it a tag team match instead of adding enough people to make it the Survivor Series style match.

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  28. No, it was an actual sharpening product.

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  29. Sigh. Wacky British spellings. I'd like to take an aluminum bat to whoever came up with them.

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  30. They are really hindered by having to stay PG. They can't do anything as creepy or disturbing as they need to really get themselves over as lunatics. I still dig em though, if only cause I think the big bruiser style they use has been missing for a while.

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  31. As long as they keep kicking the shit out of people, they are not cornballs.

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  32. I trust you pronounce that "a-lu-min-ee-um."

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  33. Cricket bats are only made of wood.

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  34. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyOctober 29, 2013 at 1:18 PM

    Yes that's right... the correct way :)

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  35. I thought that might go overhead. Thank you.

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  36. Have you tried calling your local barber supply shop?

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  37. I meant that perhaps you should look into that.

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  38. Okay Kevin Dunn, stop hacking Blog Of Doom accounts and get back to work. We need more pointless shots of crowds watching backstage promos on the Titantron, dammit.

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  39. Yeah, yeah. Go smoke a fag and choke down some bangers 'n mash, ya freak. :-P

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  40. Yeah they're just not cornballs who don't get a reaction.

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  41. Oh, I forgot Mr. Dunn's incredible direction. How very shameful of me.

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  42. Stranger in the AlpsOctober 29, 2013 at 1:24 PM

    The payoff to this should have been the Big Show coming out in his Halloween Havoc monster truck, driving it up to the ring, bumping it a few inches, then climbing out and falling off, with Triple H and company getting the fuck out of there ASAP!

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  43. I like the act but I think it's stupid that they come out with an electric lantern. It makes them look like pussies that are scared of using a real lantern.

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  44. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyOctober 29, 2013 at 1:25 PM

    Most jubilantly Guv'nor I will!

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  45. Titles don't change because of blood stoppages? Don't tell that to Kerry Von Erich...

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  46. True and true. Its subjective but I just dont see the appeal so far. Terrible in the ring, and they havent done anything of note or interest in months.

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  47. They are perfect in the ring for what they're supposed to be. They're not supposed to missle dropkick people.

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  48. You like their matches?

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  49. Yes. Even without missle dropkicks and moonsaults and german suplexes.

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  50. Someone tried aluminum in the late 70s. It failed.

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  51. That wasn't a title change.

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  52. Fair enough. Its subjective to your tastes. I dont

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  53. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 1:32 PM

    ...and make sure those obscure shots come at critical points or during an innovative high spot.

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  54. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 1:35 PM

    You can't physically tell that to Kerry Von Erich. You can try a séance.

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  55. Or the three count, even.

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  56. Wait...Kane was wearing a wig the entire time!?!

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  57. I think Rowan is the problem honestly...Wyatt and Harper would be fine, but Rowan just doesn't fit. He's worthless in the ring and doesn't come off as particularly creepy.

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  58. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 1:38 PM

    He really should do something about that ADHD style of shooting.

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  59. So what's gonna happen in 15 years, when Cena and Orton pretty much retire? Will there be stars?

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  60. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 1:39 PM

    Cena ain't retiring.

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  61. He a robot or somethin?

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  62. Got a few. Mostly purchased from retail stores, or received as gifts rather than actually from TV.

    Ronco pasta maker. Works fine, but not something that I ever actually used much.

    Snuggie for my Wife. She goes in phases with it, but enjoys it.

    Shamwow. Bought this from a barker at a fair. It's similar to any other decent chamois, nothing special.

    Magic Bullet. Great for what it is. Doesn't replace a full size blender by any means, but for smaller jobs it's way easier.

    Baby Bullet. Again, good for what it is (same product). The accessories are pretty handy if you plan on making a lot of baby food, which my Wife did.

    Time Life Remembering the 70s CD set. It is what it is.

    I don't own a Slap Chop, but I've used it and it's not bad if you have poor knife skills.

    They don't make infomercials like they used to. I gotta say that.

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  63. The Last son of the Planet Krypton

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  64. If by stars, you mean Miz hosting a game show where the WWE Championship is decided by a trivia competition, while Santino throws pies at people and Cody Rhodes flicks the lights on and off, then yes.

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  65. Duh, HHH gets a run with the belt. He will still be around

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  66. Including "Y M C A"?

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  67. I guess buying a Transformer or GI Joe in the 1980's counts also

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  68. It'll be someone in high (possibly middle) school now, who hasn't heard about anyone other than the WWE. He'll graduate college, enter developmental, and be EXACTLY what the WWE wants: a good-looking, fairly athletic, and well spoken drone.


    They'll treat him like the Second Coming of Cena, and he'll get smashed over whoever's around. Cena will pass him the torch, as a company man, at Wrestlemania 45.

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  69. The Wyatts and every heel out there. If anything, they are using everything at their disposal - look strong and creepy. The days of Greg the Hammer dropping racist lines for cheap heat are gone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSRUJ9XQC-o

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  70. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 29, 2013 at 1:47 PM

    ...then HHH will cpme out, hit both with a sledgehammer. He'll then force the ref to count the pin and pose with the title for as long as his artificial hip holds up.

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  71. Nah... I get the feeling that being the "Chosen One", and not in the Jarrett/McIntyre sense, will protect them.


    HHH will hit them the next night, on the post-WM RAW.

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  72. Six man with the midget!

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  73. Yeah, the next time you're walking down a dark alley, imagine a 6'7 bald guy wearing coveralls and a sheep mask is standing at the end of it. Try telling me you won't turn around and take a different alley.

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  74. I'm trying to navigate your labyrinth of negatives.

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  75. I like much more varied matches than a lot of people.

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  76. Their beatdowns last night looked good but their matches have been generally bad and they look more bumbling than menacing in the ring. I will say that they have not worked with the best in-ring talent though and hopefully a feud with Punk & Bryan can get them going.

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  77. Tell me I'm being stupid if you like,but I thought the *entire* point of MITB is that the holder can cash in whenever, wherever - meaning usually when the champ is in a vulnerable position.

    Surely having the doctor given the authority to "stop" or "prevent" the arch going ahead 100% defeats the purpose?

    Unless the doc stopping it means a title change to the casher-in by default, which I doubt.

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  78. Oh I'd be creeped out at first, but he'd just talk to me in the least creepy voice of all time and then fall over himself trying to hit me. You want to really creep people out? Have Bray bring back the leather apron and face mask he used briefly in NXT.

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  79. Your_Favourite_LoserOctober 29, 2013 at 2:06 PM

    'Baby Bullet. Again, good for what it is (same product). The accessories
    are pretty handy if you plan on making a lot of baby food, which my
    Wife did.'


    i agree, babies fit in there so much better than in a regular blender

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  80. Their matches are what they're supposed to be. They aren't supposed to be NCAA and Olympic gold medalists. They are backwoods yokels that fuck people up. If you're thinking they're gonna start using abdominal stretches and arm-drags against Punk and DB, you are going to be disappointed.

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  81. Exactly... they can't ALL be Punk and Bryan. In fact, without guys like the Wyatt Family... there is no Punk and Bryan.


    Know what I mean?

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  82. Depending on the day of the week, there are restrictions on cashing in.


    Opponent must be alive/conscious/medically cleared... all of them have come up at times.

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  83. Can't tell if you're serious or not... but in this incarnation of the masked Kane, yes. It looked very realistic. All of his "outside the ring" photos show that curly blonde hair.

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  84. It's just like the Royal Rumble: they change the stipulations to fit the booking, rather than change the booking to fit the stipulations. It's Lazy Booking 101.

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  85. LOVED that gator roll.

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  86. This has always been one of my biggest arguments. I don't understand why some people hate variety. Every match shouldn't be exactly the same. During a three hour show, there's a place for two fat guys that dance. There's a place for two slack-jawed yokels to kick the shit out of each other. There's a place for a quick paced match with high-flyers. There's a place for a slow-paced scientific match. Not everybody likes the same thing.

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  87. I know that. Their brawling sucks is what I am getting at. No one should be expecting techincal wrestling from them

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  88. Really? I think their brawling is good actually.

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  89. I agree. I dont want to or expect to see high flying stuff every match. Brawling, punch kick knock you the hell out matches have their place. Their brawling isnt that good.

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  90. I assume this is for See No Evil 2: See Less Evil.

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  91. In the context of a match, havent been impressed. Then again, they havent been working much since being called up to the main roster. They should be working a lot more on TV than they currently are

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  92. Kevin Sullivan had a good analogy for that, comparing wrestling to the circus in that you need several different types of acts to make up a show

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  93. That was good. They should be establishing signature spots

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  94. Cena being in his own alternate universe defending the World Heavyweight title against 80's heels is a thing I could get behind.

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  95. Cena will still be wrestling when he is 80. He will just modify the you can't see me taunt into I can't see you.

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  96. The Orgreenic pan I got for a girlfriend was so much more of a pain to use than a regular-ass pan, because even though I guess it was "healthier" without any butter or oil or whatnot, it was so slick that it made it nigh impossible to get a spatula underneath it. Same girl also had a Snuggie, which she always wore backwards & tied shut. Kinda like a kimono with Elmo on it.

    Magic Bullet? GREAT for grinding up weed.

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  97. It's 1999 all over again!

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  98. Why stick Punk and Bryan with the Wyatts? Why? By the way apparently the backstage interviewer can see them coming but Bryan can't. Talk about ridiculous. And I personally would have loved Scott's rant about the Matadors.

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  99. When I was little, my dad got the flowbee. He gave himself and me haircuts for years on that.
    I got the scrub daddy from shank tank. It works very well and would continue getting it.
    I also got the pasta boat and it makes very good pasta.

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  100. Eh, as others have noted, there were instances where the referee wouldn't allow the person to cash in their briefcase because the champion was rendered unconscious (although, admittedly, that's not entirely consistent). I don't think the briefcase was ever really treated like the Hardcore title, though.

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  101. Gator Grip...I've changed tires AND engine parts with the same tool! Seriously probably one of the most practical and useful things I've ever bought.


    I almost want to buy a Shoe-Dini based on the amazing voice-over job done by Gilbert Gottfried shilling this thing.


    Also, the Spanish language version of the Slap Chop ad is amazing...Vince the head-set guy does his own voice-over for it

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  102. The focus is so much on Bryan that it's easy to forget that the real loser to come out of Monday night is Sandow. They absolutely murdered any chance the poor guy might have had at being anything consequential.

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  103. You can't be murdered when you're constantly getting killed every single night. This was more of the "Eulogy to the Smackdown MITB" than a burial.

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  104. Variety is good, yes. Those "variety" acts should be good though. Just because the Wyatts work a different style doesnt automatically make them good. Their brawling needs lots of work, IMO.

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  105. Said it before, will say it again. Rowan should NEVER take the sheep mask off.

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  106. I think its the lack of consistency that irritates me. I've seen it cashed in on unconscious or injured competitors before, but as someone else said, its generally change the stip to fit the booking, rather than the other way around.

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  107. Cena took a beatdown that would've started a Hogan feud in the 80's and no sold it. Why should we EVER care if a heel does anything short of decapitating him?

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  108. Kane should have returned with a red leather lambface mask. Would have been creepy as all hell.

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  109. True, but it does mean less chance of it being blown out by a stray gust, etc, too!

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  110. Nothing at all... but I do want to leave a little nugget of wisdom:


    Calling my shot means "Where I want to hit him", not "Where I want him to land".

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  111. Only if HHH cuts a promo, The Big Show is revealed a mile away on top of a building, and HHH yells 'THAT'S THE BIG SHOW, JACK' over and over.

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  112. Worst_in_the_WorldOctober 29, 2013 at 3:21 PM

    Same here, except who exactly are these heels? Del Rio and Sandow have already been dispatched pretty easily. I mean, I know that won't stop them from continuing this feud into Survivor Series— I'm guessing Cena beats both Del Rio and Sandow in some sort of Ttriple threat or handicap match that night— but who's left after that.


    The only credible heels I could think of are The Shield, actually. If the Wyatts are transitioning into being the new Corporate puppets on Raw, then maybe Shield moves on to jobbing to Cena for the next 3-4 months? Cena actually defending against a credible Ambrose or Reigns at Mania would be pretty cool, though I imagine they'd move him onto someone else by then.

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  113. Scott, there's still a way to order the PPVs without cable. PS3 (maybe Xbox as well) has an app you can download to order live events through. So far the only things I ever see on there are UFC and WWE PPVs but it's been so long since I had cable I'm not sure what else would be on PPV anymore.

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  114. Worst_in_the_WorldOctober 29, 2013 at 3:24 PM

    This this THIS.
    There's nothing that anyone can do to John cena that makes him care. I mean, Hulk Hogan eventually overcame the odds too, but usually it was after doing SOME selling in a feud, especially the big ones. Hogan would actually put over that he was hurt, and that the other guy was tough and came thisclose to finishing him, and that their match was gonna be a war.
    Cena on the other hand is booked to take a seemingly vicious beating and twenty minutes later he's smirking like a goon. It's maddening, and never allows you to feel any sympathy for the guy.

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  115. Hogan laid out in the hospital for weeks and contemplated retiring over a few Earthquakes.

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  116. Yes. It's like he skips from the beginning to end with no actual, you know, match taking place in between

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  117. Since they are booking him like Superman, turn some heels into supervillains.


    Del Rio could become like Metallo with a heart made of Cena's most deadly foe, BREAST CANCER.


    Daren Young could turn heel and become Bizarro.
    "Laziness, Deception, and Disdain"

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  118. See, now if they still had two truly separate brands, they could just stick the Cena lovefest on one brand and actually, you know, try some new things on the other

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  119. Worst_in_the_WorldOctober 29, 2013 at 3:32 PM

    Maybe that's partly why it took almost 10 years before Hogan faced any sort of audible backlash to his Superman character.

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  120. I think that's part of it for sure. Hogan, if nothing else, was willing to look vulnerable once in a while, even if it was only leading to him dispatching the heel

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  121. Worst_in_the_WorldOctober 29, 2013 at 3:39 PM

    Imagine a Cena-Andre feud heading into Mania 3? Andre rips the dog tags off of Cena, and Cena smirks and compares Andre's ass to a bag of poop.
    Andre eliminates Cena from a battle royal a week before Mania...and Cena runs back in the ring and gives Andre an AA.

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  122. That's what Tugboat told you. Never trust Fred Ottman.

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  123. Yeah, he had hair but it wasn't the same color as the mask. Probably just tied it up in a bun or something.

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  124. Also Hogan was not on EVERY SINGLE SHOW.

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  125. The Ghost of Faffner HallOctober 29, 2013 at 3:40 PM

    No joke: the Magic Bullet changed my goddamned life. That thing is fantastic.

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  126. Worst_in_the_WorldOctober 29, 2013 at 3:41 PM

    Yeah, I think his best bet would be to form a tag team and feud with the Rhodes Bros for the tag belts. Maybe Cena beats Sandow and Del Rio in a triple threat at SS and then the two team up afterwards? They're both gonna be dead in the water otherwise.

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  127. Vince's logic is probably 'look, I hated Austin... but when he won the gold, I didn't belittle his ability.' Like you can think someone isn't worthy of being champion, and at the same time appreciate that when they ARE champion, that means something. I mean Vince tried to make Austin a corporate champ and get him to play ball, HHH just outright screwed Bryan.

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  128. Yea. In Hogans era hed work 4 ppvs a year and and whatever big tv exposure the wwe had at that time. Cenas working every raw, 12 ppvs a year, etc. No wonder fans got sick of Cena alot earlier in his run then Hogan.

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  129. "This Sandow thing sets a real, real bad precedent for the briefcase, by
    the way, because that was the one stip where you could count on it
    paying off if you got behind a guy who won it, and now that is no longer
    the case"


    No, that was already the case long ago, when Mr. Kennedy lost his shot without ever getting to cash in.


    Probably better that Sandow had a competitive match with the champ and lost than losing his shot by getting squashed by somebody else that isn't even a champion.

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  130. Cena would have shook off the Earthquakes, hit the A.A. and scored the pin.

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  131. Dude, that isn't even an exaggeration. I'm pretty sure that's how it would have played out

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  132. Why would WWE creative get nominated for music's highest award?

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  133. 3 of the last 4 briefcases have been used as plot devices. 2 of them (Cena/Orton) didn't even really have to be used to get to the scenario they were used in. I think dialing back on them is a good idea. 2 guaranteed cash ins a year is silly. Punting on them, like they did with Cena (he could get a title shot any time he wants by asking) and Orton (they could have done that finish without the briefcase and HAVE before... see: Batista at Elimination Chamber) is a good thing.

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  134. Or he would have given the AA to the nearest heel still in the ring while Andre escaped, leading to a star down from the ramp as Cena's music plays.


    But yeah, Worst pretty much nailed it. And that's pretty damning of WWE's staler than NBC booking.

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  135. Not even that many TV shots. A few promos at TV tapings, blue screen house show build-ups, and a few matches on SNME. 3-4 years of Hogan appearances are probably about what the top guys do now in one year. I read somewhere that Orton and Bryan are in the 80's for TV appearances this year counting PPV

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  136. Dude, people have told you multiple times their problem is not their style, it's that they think they aren't good at that particular style.

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  137. He knows what it is, dude. He's being smarmy...

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  138. Oh well, at least I have a good view from the ground as the joke soars over my head.

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  139. Yep, Show was more or less dead when DB cashed in. Punk was only half standing and they never put him in a corner. They just kinda do what they feel like doing with it.

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  140. Whos "Minnesota checking crew" in fantasy hoops?

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  141. The Garden Claw. Hell yeah.

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  142. In all fairness, they thought Kennedy was seriously injured at the time.

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  143. In all additional fairness, hindsight has shown that Kennedy sucks.

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  144. I have actually seen an infomercial for "Miracle water from Chernobyl" shilled by some religious asshole. I have never laughed so hard in my life.

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  145. Hey, haven't talked in a while. Enjoying the World Series?

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  146. And then CM Punk will come out, rocking a skullet and many worn out tattoos, and cut a worked shoot on him, about how back in his day, kids had to get piledriven on their front lawn to get noticed.

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  147. Just when we got excited about Bryan sticking around in the main event scene..

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  148. BECAUSE JIM JOHNSON IS A MUSICAL FUCKING GENIUS!!! AND I MEANT EMMY! AND FUCK YOU!

    Love,
    me


    :-)

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  149. I must have never seen Los Matadores before, a midget bull came running out. Then 3mb had a net and tried to catch him while JBL whispered on commentary. No seriously.

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  150. davidbonzaisaldanamontgomeryOctober 29, 2013 at 6:06 PM

    Trying to, but I had to work during Gms 4-5 and will miss Game 6 tomorrow. As much as I want Boston to win (since St. Louis fans came out to be pretentious dickholes about "the right way to play" during the NLCS, so fuck the Cards), I kinda hope it goes to a Game 7, so I can at least get one more game in. And also because Game 7s rule.

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  151. Shame it looks like the Shield will be done soon, still plenty of mileage left...

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  152. richard householderOctober 29, 2013 at 6:12 PM

    My parents got DiDi-7 when i was younger. It did not work in the slightest.

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  153. At almost a year, they've last longer than most other teams have in the past few years.

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  154. Yeah and I suppose they have to shed the SWAT suits sooner or later but they could still do great things as an outfit.

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  155. The WWE's "Do What You Feel Like" festival makes a welcome change from the annual "Do As We Say" festival, started by German settlers in the 1950s...

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  156. VINCE: Oh no, someone spilled coffee on the Cena-Bot and Raw starts in five minutes!


    CENA: Rise Above... ERROR! ERROR! ERROR!


    VINCE: *sigh* Someone tell Daniel Bryan he gets to open the show again.

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  157. In all fairness, so what?

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  158. Agreed. Especially because they've somehow gone a year without the commentary team burying them like they've done just about everyone else.

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  159. Amsterdam_Adam_CurryOctober 29, 2013 at 7:02 PM

    The Slap Chop remix is great too.

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  160. IMO good ol' Jr came about as close to shitting on the direction of the wwe as he is ever going to. Interesting read.

    http://www.jrsbarbq.com/blog/orlando-raw-thoughtsjrs-products-available-online-make-great-holiday-gifts

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  161. He be Trollin' he be Feedin'

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  162. Honestly, I think a Cena/Earthquake match would rock.

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  163. Also raw did a very strong rating of a 2.98 last night. You had to figure coming off a controversial ppv finish coupled with the return of cena would equal a good rating. However I think it will be very interesting to see what raw does next week.

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  164. Dusty arm injury: MAKE IT GOOD!
    Cena arm injury: that Daniel Bryan sure is nifty. On an unrelated note (wink), I'm going out for a while with this nagging injury.

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  165. Andre traps Cena in the corner and literally shits all over him. Andre wouldn't have had that sports entertainment nonsense.

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  166. Pretty sure he sold it. He just overcame it.

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  167. I am a terrible person, because this is the first thing I thought of with Darren Young as a villain:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aqym3z1ZfnQ

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  168. Shame so many people here are giving up on the Wyatt Family already. Bray's not the greatest wrestler in the world it turns out, but his gimmick doesn't require him to be, nor does Luke Harper & we know he can actually go in the ring. Yeah the promos get a little goofy sometimes (I hate, HATE when people laugh at their own jokes) but at least he's not reading off the script like 80% of the rest of them. They're still refreshing and different to me DAMMIT.

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  169. I thought "Cult of Personality" fit great for Punk as the leader of Straight Edge Society and even New Nexus. Too bad he started using it right after he was with those groups.
    The Kane turn was one of the laziest turns I've seen.

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  170. Am I the only one who think the Wyatt's are garbage? I guess their characters worked in NXT, but they are boring as hell. I enjoy the Shield so much better.


    Also, HHH is a dick. Had to be said.

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  171. For as annoyed as the Bryan thing got me, last nights Raw was the first "must see Raw" I can remember in awhile. Guess WWE did a good job in that regard. A shitty NFL game probably helped also.

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  172. Did you at least lube it up first?
    http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Magic-Bullet-vibrator/552928996.html

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  173. I sent away for Duke when he first came out.. I also ordered the hang glider.. shit took forever back in those days. 3-4 weeks seemed like a frigging lifetime.. LOL

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  174. There are exceptions (as mentioned below) - but the idea is that a guy can have a match when he wants - but it's still a match that follows normal rules. Well as normal as pro wrestling can get.

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  175. Thought I'd piss you off some more...

    http://i.imgur.com/uUhSy9R.jpg

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  176. I remember back in the late 80's and early 90's we had the Thighmaster, Abflex and Ginsu knives. Those Ginsu commercials were hilarious. They made a big deal that it could cut through a can. No words can describe the Thighmaster properly.

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  177. So the difference between being an A+ player and a B+ player is 3 inches?

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  178. The Ghost of Faffner HallOctober 30, 2013 at 1:50 AM

    Heh. Wrong Magic Bullet... I don't recall seeing any infomercials for that one (though I would enjoy them).

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  179. Next week is Chicago and Green Bay for MNF.....just sayin'

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  180. In addition to that, now you get Cena on Smackdown!


    ISN'T THAT GREAT?!

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  181. Big Dick McGillicuttyOctober 30, 2013 at 2:26 AM

    When Flair was on Austin's podcast, he was asked what the important traits for being a babyface were.

    One of the answers was SELLING.

    John Cena can suck ten inch cock, fuck him in ass I humble him!

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  182. Big Dick McGillicuttyOctober 30, 2013 at 2:29 AM

    No, Darren Young should turn heel against Cena.

    "Titties? Ugh, yuck! Who cares about Breast Cancer Awareness?"

    And also, he looks like the black version of him.

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  183. Have the same issue with Insanity. I followed it up with GSP's Rushfit and while it's a solid workout, it just doesn't compare to the intensity of Shaun T's workouts.

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  184. That's what she said?

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  185. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 30, 2013 at 6:27 AM

    He wouldn't sell that either.

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  186. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 30, 2013 at 6:30 AM

    Sure you can. Super Dave and the Mulkey Brothers did it all the time.

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  187. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 30, 2013 at 6:30 AM

    I'm thinking they're setting something up for Survivor Series.

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  188. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 30, 2013 at 6:31 AM

    Henry could be one, as could Ryback and Sheamus.

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  189. Charismatic e-Negro Jef VinsonOctober 30, 2013 at 6:33 AM

    I kept saying to dress him, like Carlton and make him do nerdy versions of Cena's signature moves.

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  190. The question is: Will next week be anywhere near as must see?


    Also, Bears/Packers this coming Monday... I asked earlier, and meant it. Is a 2.5 (or lower) in the betting pool for next week?

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  191. Big Dick McGillicuttyOctober 30, 2013 at 6:45 AM

    How dare you! I have GIRTH.

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  192. Big Dick McGillicuttyOctober 30, 2013 at 6:48 AM

    And then whenever they meet backstage, Darren can say to him "well, at least I'm better with the ladies than you!" WINK WINK NUDGE NUDGE and then Cena will be like, "you actin' like a crazy bag of poop" and then Darren will be all like "yeah, like on the end of my..."

    And then commercials.

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  193. its called the save-a-blade you can get it on amazon for about 7 bucks. It seems to get terrible reviews but thought I would pass along the info anyways

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