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The current crappy status quo in the WWE


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From: Jesse Baker 

Just curious; why the hell have the WWE not tried to salvage what they can out of Bryan's injury/forced to give up the belt, by coming up with some sort of quick fix type thing to end the Authority storyline once and for all and allow them to move forward with the Shield as the main focus?

Say, have Bryan at last month's PPV lure Steph and HHH out to the parking lot to get his answer about being forced to give up the belt after Steph/HHH had Kane injure Bryan only for Bryan and his wife run the two down like dogs?

Steph and HHH get their comeuppence and have the injuries to justify their removal from TV. And then have, on the next night's Raw, have Vince come out and take over as the authority figure who states outright that HHH and Steph are gone until further notice AND have Vince strip Bryan of the belts as punishment for attempted vehicular homicide while at the same time acknowledging that HHH and Steph ran things into the ground and fucked thins up so badly, Vince had to come back and clean up their mess?

That way, you can then set up Vince convincing Seth Rollins to turn heel (say, he was Vince's personal mole in the Shield), have Vince fire Batista in humiliating fashion (to set up his return to promote GOTG since you then have the angle of Batista coming back to get revenge on Vince), and have Orton hook up with Paul Heyman because, why not have Heyman have a guy under him who is not a lazy fuck (Brock Lesner) or boring as hell (Cesero) and can get shit done. Let alone the angle of Heyman "saving" Orton resurrecting his career after HHH spent nearly a year castrating Orton. 

Stock would literally triple overnight if that plan was implemented.  It would destroy Wall Street and I wouldn't want that on my head.  

Comments

  1. Why/how is Brock Lesnar a lazy fuck? Please do not post anymore until you explain this.

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  2. I get the feeling this guy is trying to hard these days.

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  3. Memes that have outlived their amusement - The Thread!

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  4. Vehicular homicide is always a ratings spike. Isn't it?

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  5. Second paragraph, vehicular homocide. Dammit Jesse.

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  6. Uncrusimatic_Buck_NastyJune 30, 2014 at 12:25 PM

    some of the things he's saying need to happen have already happened (bryan is stripped of the titles... and then is stripped of them again? and rollins is already a heel)

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  7. Is it just me or does Jesse seem tired? No assrape or Steph prostitution. I think insanity might be wearing him out.

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  8. I accidentally scrolled past the first few lines, not seeing who wrote the email. Good to know my instincts of "if that Jesse Baker" didn't fail me within the first paragraph.

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  9. Jesse Baker's gimmick is staler than John Cena's.

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  10. "Only for Bryan and his wife run the two down like dogs?"

    Me: "Baker?" *scrolls up... "YEP. BAKER. "

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  11. "I did it..... For Jesse Baker...."

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  12. Porn Peddlin' Jef VinsonJune 30, 2014 at 12:40 PM

    "Vince strip Bryan of the belts as punishment for attempted vehicular homicide.."
    Yeah, FUCK being sent to prison for life. Strip him of the titles.

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  13. TM CooltrainerBretJune 30, 2014 at 12:43 PM

    I don't think Baker had any pants provided for him in the asylum.

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  14. Porn Peddlin' Jef VinsonJune 30, 2014 at 12:43 PM

    You know, I'd like to be there when a therapist gives Jesse a Rorschach test...just to hear the results.

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  15. Baker missed a real opportunity to have Stephanie violated with a wine bottle while the Bella pisses on her.

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  16. Just borrow Hollywood Hogan's semi truck.

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  17. OK, that was a great comment. Kudos to you.

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  18. Mister_E_SeesTheLineInTheSandJune 30, 2014 at 12:48 PM

    It's not really that bad.

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  19. Brock is lazy...Cesaro is boring...I need a nap. My head is spinning.

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  20. TM CooltrainerBretJune 30, 2014 at 12:48 PM

    Didn't Trips have a tweet a while back about being acquitted in wrestler's court for hiring Rikishi to run over Steve Austin?

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  21. It worked for Rikisihi. He became a huge star!
    It worked for...whoever WCW was gonna say drove the Hummer. I mean, WCW turned out just fine so obviously it paid off!


    I don't see how it could fail!

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  22. I just got BAKED.

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  23. "So did I."
    -Rob Van Dam

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  24. I'm not sure which is more preposterous... Brock being lazy or CESERO being boring.

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  25. TM CooltrainerBretJune 30, 2014 at 12:51 PM

    That Cesero never drew a dime, brother.

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  26. Needs more rape. Only .7 on the Baker Scale.

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  27. Plucky underdog babyface Daniel Bryan suddenly trying to run people over? Makes perfect sense.

    And Brock isn't lazy, he's a smart businessman. You'd negotiate to work only eight dates a year too if you could.

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  28. This hitting someone with a car idea is what they have to use to turn the Uso's heel some day right?

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  29. The Rosebud Express taking out a heel would be Rose over bigtime!

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  30. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyJune 30, 2014 at 12:58 PM

    Triple H has no-selled attempted vehicular homicide before (Survivor Series 2000) so his removal from TV would last two weeks tops!

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  31. Fuck all his normal manic drek, I'm now completely fascinated as to why he spells it "Lesner" and "Cesero".

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  32. Hey Jesse, in case you didn't know Orton is boring as hell.

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  33. "We did it for... Roman Reigns."

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  34. He probably had to buy the APA some beers and get Hardcore Holly some protein shakes.

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  35. lack of education?

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  36. I think this whole idea would work perfectly but he forgot to make it a white hummer.

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  37. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyJune 30, 2014 at 1:02 PM

    Don't be roadkill, be a Rosebud!

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  38. Hey Jesse, Brock isn't lazy either. Just so you know.

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  39. Eh, he spells stuff like resurrecting correctly, I don't think that's it. It's some kind of personal dig on his part I think. Like fuck them I won't even spell their names right but...why?

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  40. Eh. Boring character? Yeah kinda. Boring wrestler? Fuck no.

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  41. Only if all the Rosebuds leave the bus and start dancing around the fiery wreckage.

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  42. MikeyMike, King of ClevelandJune 30, 2014 at 1:07 PM

    This is just pathetic. Dude's not even funny anymore.

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  43. I have this fantasy where Baker/Elvy/Calibur are all just facets of Scott's mind trying to keep him from having anything nice in life, like a really white Canadian version of Orphan Black.

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  44. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyJune 30, 2014 at 1:10 PM

    It's definitely not one of his finer pieces of work.

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  45. So Raw should have live executions and zombies?

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  46. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyJune 30, 2014 at 1:14 PM

    Scott Keith: "IT WAS ME BoD... IT WAS ME ALL ALONG!"

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  47. Oh and and nudity galore and little people.

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  48. ..I didn't say go back to the attitude era

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  49. This is not the Attitude Era, this is the GAME OF THRONES ERA, bow down to the King of Kings. On your knees dog.

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  50. inb4 "Yikes! And we thought Meekin's font was terrible!"

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  51. Dirty_Dave_DelaneyJune 30, 2014 at 1:17 PM

    Did the Game of Thrones era technically start when Hornswoggle was revealed as Vince's illegitimate son?

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  52. inWAYb4, I predict.

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  53. Seriously though, you know how they say the line between genius and insanity is very thin? And that it's entirely possible you have to be bonkers crazy to create something truly powerful?

    Maybe Baker is one of these people. It's clear he thinks more about this and cares more about WWE than most of us do - at least to the point where he consistently offers up actual story-lines that kind of sort of make sense.

    If I were TNA, I'd shoot the dude and e-mail just for yucks and see what he could come up with. Ya never know, look what cocaine and power did for Vince Russo.

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  54. I think they should go back to this. I've said it else where but have him be the actual strategist and brains behind steph and HHH

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  55. Ironically, Baker's use and re-use of the same phrases and tropes has revealed him to be a lazy fuck.

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  56. Also I have a good friend who works in a house with kids with a ton of developmental disabilities to the point they can't live on their own. It's also possible Baker is one of these folks, in which case, again, more power to him!

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  57. Color me disappointed after the worst we got here was vehicular assault.

    It's not like Jesse's dead wrong, though. Cesaro's character needs more sizzle, Orton needs a makeover (I don't know how a guy that was immensely over for three years prior to this one has been made heatless), Batista needs/needed direction, etc.

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  58. Uncrusimatic_Buck_NastyJune 30, 2014 at 1:50 PM

    "so did i"

    -lil' gingerbread dude

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  59. Uncrusimatic_Buck_NastyJune 30, 2014 at 1:51 PM

    *amish roadkill walks away sadly

    "ok"

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  60. All we're missing is a closeted homosexual angle.

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  61. Was prepared for some snarky response that vehicular manslaughter wasn't the answer. Didn't realize it was Jesse.

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  62. Absolutely no money would be left on the table.

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  63. I wish the Vince of 10 years ago was still around, he'd lively things up on TV in no time

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  64. Orton's heat was nuclear not all that long ago. Then they decided to make him HHH's lap dog and cleverly transferred all of that heat to Hunter. You would think that Orton has worked with HHH enough to have seen that coming a mile away.

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  65. What would Orton have done about this? It was either the boss's idea or the son in law and boss to be' idea.

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  66. Oprah NoodlemantraJune 30, 2014 at 2:42 PM

    This? "Steph whoring herself out"
    And this? "Lazy fuck Brock Lesnar"

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  67. Well his solution to Cesaro needing more sizzle seems to be "fuck Cesaro" so that's pretty wrong in my view.

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  68. I would imagine that Orton has some input into his character and angles after all of this time.

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  69. I don't think it's to the point of ...No I don't want to be HHH's lackey.

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  70. Jesse should be given the book to an indy promotion that is actually an island full of convicted criminals who have been exiled for their crimes.

    Think No Escape meets No Holds Barred.

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  71. Not actually my favorite (see below), but I have to throw one in that got me to mark out pretty hard, past my real "marking out" age: Tazz over Mike Awesome for the ECW title. What I love is Heyman's brilliance in working it out that Awesome had to drop the title to anyone of his choosing as part of his departure to WCW, and then getting Vince to loan out Tazz for the weekend, so that a WWE guy went over a WCW guy. The match itself isn't much (although the return pop Tazz got is pretty epic)...but I marked out for the fact that Heyman got Bischoff but GOOD.

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  72. Yea I wonder what went through Hulks mind that no I won't do this for Sting but yes to Goldberg half a year later.

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  73. What's tonight's over/under guess on the number of Bo-ner jokes? I'd say at least 4.

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  74. Cesero (sic) boring as hell....and here we are fantasy booking Triple H and Orton.

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  75. I think it may be that Sting was "old WCW," and Hogan discounted him on that basis, kind of like Vince did when he bought WCW and had them carried mostly by WWE guys in the Invasion. Goldberg was a creation of Hogan-era WCW, so Hogan may have had more faith in him.

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  76. Technically, Screamer has won it a couple of times (with a Bruticus run-in), but he's had so many false finishes it made the "Dusty Finish" seem decisive.

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  77. Somehow I ended up watching a montage of Transformers commercials, and Starscream was promoted, about 2 years after they killed him off (the stupid "Pretenders" phase). He was the only old Decepticon that got that kind of play.

    Guess killing off Prime wasn't the only thing people were pissed about...

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  78. I don't see that, only b/c Hogan jobbed clean to Luger earlier that year (even if it was only for a week). Goldberg's rise was so organically grown, so natural that it almost seemed inevitable.

    Also consider that Hogan didn't job on PPV, so that factored in to it, IMO - had they asked Hogan to lay down at GAB or something like that, I didn't see it happening.

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  79. "I'd have naked upside down crucifixions on TV once a week at halftime on the Monday night football game!"

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  80. Andre The Giant ending four years of Hulkamania on The Main Event.

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  81. Not enough yelling "WHORE!" as Steph gets run over. Half-baked.

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  82. Having Orton join with heyman and turn caesaro face isn't the worst idea in the world. They'd have good matches, then have Brock stop Caesaro swinging heyman to switch to that feud.

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  83. I think it will be but there is a process to digitizing and editing, if need be, plus the mindset is we need to keep new putting things up, so if they were even able to dump whole runs of shows they wouldn't because they wouldn't have that to offer for the future. I am surprised the Raw and smackdown isn't going faster based on network performance however. A month or so a week isn't bad for the raws but I would think there is a decent chunk of people that want to relive the glory days..ask their friends what is up on the network, find out its only in to 1995 and figure they will wait a few months.

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  84. David Arquette. Because I knew that the end of WCW was near and that I would get to see those dream matches I had been waiting for.

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  85. Adam "Colorado" CurryJune 30, 2014 at 3:35 PM

    TJ: I actually managed to lay that Irish pipe on my ex and didn't get into a huge fight with her after. Progress!


    And FUCK this heat. You'd think a guy as skinny as myself could handle it, but no, I'm fucking DYING here.

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  86. Geez, the guy wins ONE cage match and let's it go to his head.

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  87. Speaking of the Network... Got this in my inbox today. Thought it may be of interest to my fellow Canadians.

    Survey for possible introduction of the Network in Canada?

    http://www.wweresearch.com/se.ashx?s=0B88014042F95C14

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  88. DBry at summer slam last year. I watched it with my brother and father in law, and called the cash in before the match. But they dragged the celebration out JUST long enough that I allowed myself to enjoy it. Then HHH. I'm sure I'm not the only one, even though we all knew it was coming.

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  89. I've got two - Mick Foley's first title win, because even though it was taped I wasn't on the Internet at the time (at least not on wrestling sites) so it was a complete surprise to me. I remember leaping up and down on the couch in joy, which I can't say happened a lot to lil' 13 year old Elmo due to how relatively quickly I "smartened" up.

    And although it ended up meaning very little in the end, I'll always have a soft spot for Homicide beating Danielson at Final Battle. It was a perfect end to the storyline they'd been doing, the NYC crowd went fucking crazygonuts when the pinfall was counted, and it holds the distinction of being the first time I ever saw a title change live in person.

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  90. Eh, Orton and Aitch are much more interesting characters than Cesaro IMO.

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  91. I thought pick someone up over your shoulders like you are going to launch them but instead using a running powerslam

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  92. If they dumped up the entire library it would take people a lifetime to go through it. Added the classic programming in drips and dribbles is only alienating people that would otherwise get it for that kind of classic wrestling.

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  93. "You never know when you're gonna need a towel!"
    "You're the worst character ever, John."
    "....I know."

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  94. I've gotta have my agent negotiate some creative control into my next BoD contract. All these jobs are bound to mess up my merch numbers.

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  95. I'm all for selling your merch to make some money but you come up in the shirt the wristbands and hat...then you pull the towel out..Before entering the ring they should bring out a QVC host to take some calls while pushing some Cena car magnets

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  96. I read this (and enjoyed) at least a month before I'll get around to watching the wwe ppv from last night.

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  97. CruelConnectionNumber2June 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

    7th World Title was Iron Man Match against Orton. 8th World Title was Elimination Chamber. So many odds overcame.

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  98. Stranger in the AlpsJune 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

    Jesse Baker's internet has been disconnected for weeks.
    *GASP* HE'S GONE ELECTRONIC! JESSE BAKER IS RIDING THE AIRWAVES OF THE INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY!! TURN YOUR COMPUTERS OFF!!!

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  99. CruelConnectionNumber2June 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

    Yeah, on Nitro against Luger clean via Rack the week of Road Wild '97.

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  100. To be fair, cocaine could rightfully be classified as a performance enhancing drug for creative people. Just look at Stephen King while he was on cocaine and then after he was forced to stop. Just a completely different person.

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  101. CruelConnectionNumber2June 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

    "... and he never even got to wear the title."

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  102. :: powerbomb ::

    You deserved that.

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  103. CruelConnectionNumber2June 30, 2014 at 4:05 PM

    People forget that years before their feud, Hackenschmidtt drove Gotch's cadillac to the ring.

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  104. MikeyMike, King of ClevelandJune 30, 2014 at 4:05 PM

    It's funny that you're Canadian and you're pro-Michaels. I wish Bret knew this.

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  105. I wasn't arguing for it necessarily just explaining what I figure their mind set is. The converting is a big part of it though. I would think there is a bunch they could put up, Raws, Nitros so on from the old services but things like SMW ECW WCCW I'm sure they are having to convert as they go. They dumped a ton of ECW when they fired the guy in charge of network content so maybe they are going to dump stuff like that in bunches at this point. Who knows. I just know I haven't run out of stuff yet so while I'd like more I'm not complaining yet.

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  106. The theme song could start:

    In West Newbury, Massachussets, born and raised
    In the wrestling ring is where I spend most of my days
    Chillin' out, maxin', relaxin' all cool
    Puttin' no-hopers in the STFU

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  107. Cena's champ, Miz is returning tonight (allegedly), but Yahoo saved "Community" for a 6th season, so...I'm not too upset, lol.

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  108. I was watching royal rumble 1992 live on tv, so ric flair winning that is always a great one. Genuinely had no idea who would win it...

    Eddie beating Brock, and edge cashing in the briefcase first time are right up there as well

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  109. oh boy! Miz and Big Show possibly returning tonight! SMELL THE RATINGS SHOWMIZ

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  110. Threadjack, because Baker's not worth a response:


    Germany needed extra time to beat Algeria 1-0. Okay...

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  111. Nevermind, it's 2-0 now.

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  112. you are leaving out that they are going to revile the cover of the next video game!

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  113. what the hell was that? @ that match

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  114. I have no clue, because I missed it thanks to work. Fucking customers.

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  115. The first Raw in 3 weeks I get to watch and I get all of this?!!? SPOIL ME ROTTEN

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  116. Adam "Colorado" CurryJune 30, 2014 at 4:34 PM

    The U.S. looked like shit when they played Germany. I don't even know soccer, but I know a proper dicking down in any sport when I see it, and we got or asses handed to us.

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  117. Show is supposedly going to feud with Rusev but you did not hear that from any Elite sources

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  118. this was a very different germany than what played us. Algeria played pretty well but I think we would have played decent against this Germany.

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  119. Oh man, if only Cena and Orton can have one......last.....match, I"ll be in heaven

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  120. Adam "Colorado" CurryJune 30, 2014 at 4:43 PM

    I just want hockey back, at this point I would settle for watching the kids across the street playing in their driveway.

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  121. If only he made that a parody song on his album.

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  122. I'm sure Ricky Ortiz is just as upset.

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  123. I guess my issue is that there isn't a lot on there I want to see. The pay per views are pretty useless to me without the storylines building up to them and outside of 1994 RAW there isn't any other show from any other company I can watch even six months straight of. Its still worth it for ten bucks a month for the special and random stuff here or there but I'm not that interested in most of the stuff they have on there.

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  124. That....just won't happen.

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  125. MAW will have a lawsuit on there hands then.

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  126. I hate the mechanics in the newer games where they don't show how much longer you have to pull on the belts or briefcase to get it off.

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  127. "I didn't do it for you. I did it for these people. I did it for Daniel Bryan."

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  128. Weeeeeelll.......

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  129. I spent a lot of time over the weekend watching "Criminal Minds". I swear dude would fit right in as a villain on that show.
    One of the eps featured a lady that kidnapped woman, paralyzed them and turned them into life-sized dolls. Then they'd die and she'd dumped them. Yeah, Baker could either be a character or motivation for that show.

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  130. 15 days.....15 titles.

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  131. MAAAAAGLE!!!

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  132. Daniel Bryan also did it for The Rock.

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  133. What really sucks about WWE is their inability to recognize a shitty idea. Why on earth would you involve Kane with Rollins/Ambrose?

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  134. Apparently the man with the most exciting offense on the roster is "boring as hell" but Randy Orton is Mr Excitement.

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  135. Triple H died that night and was replaced by a lookalike. I refuse to believe that any man can survive being crushed in that car, even the King of Kings.

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  136. Congrats on the win partner.

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  137. The Demon Kane. Get it right.

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  138. TM CooltrainerBretJune 30, 2014 at 5:07 PM

    So I get washed out of a second consecutive weekly manga club meeting due to rain. LAst week, I was trolled by having sheets of rain at 5 and then sunny clear skies at 5:30, but this week its just wind, rain, wind, rain, wind, wind, rain. If only my roomie weren't such a dick, maybe I could get a ride, or some actual ingredients for a meal

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  139. Mister_E_SeesTheLineInTheSandJune 30, 2014 at 5:08 PM

    No store in walking distance?

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  140. TM CooltrainerBretJune 30, 2014 at 5:09 PM

    More like no coat capable of not absorbing fifty liters of water.

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  141. Rise above NAMBLA.

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  142. Why is The Authority upset with Cena winning? Haven't they already acknowledged him as an A+ Player?

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  143. Mister_E_SeesTheLineInTheSandJune 30, 2014 at 5:11 PM

    Oh right, the rain.

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  144. I heard it was Jericho.

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  145. The Harts FINALLY beating Demolition for the belts was one of my favorite moments ever.

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  146. To much to hope for a Cena Jericho feud at battle ground? Not my ideal title picture but it is much fresher than Cena vs/ Orton or Kane and it doesn't involve Cena burying someone like Bray or Seth or Cesaro

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  147. warrior over rude @ SS jumps out at me, so does mountie losing to piper, piper to bret... any of the IC title, which is odd that that title is more in the foreground in my mind's eye

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  148. Yeah, Punk was one of those title changes that I was surprised and happy with. When I heard he won I was like, "They pulled the trigger?". It only got better a week later.

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  149. Spell check will tell you how to spell resurrecting correctly. Not so much Lesnar or Cesaro. It's probably just laziness.

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  150. Foley's first on Raw.
    Punk on the Raw after NOC 08.
    Punk at MitB.
    Ziggler on the Raw after WM 29
    Bryan at WMXXX.

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  151. I have no idea how anybody can find Orton interesting. His character hasn't changed since 2005 and his matches are a chore

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  152. CM Punk in 2011. He had the greatest promo in probably a dozen years as the apex of his "I'm leaving the company with the title" angle and Punk when from being Cena's "challenger of the month" to be a threat who could ruin the entire company. It created a great buzz for the company and gave a legitimate feel of unpredicitablilty and a break from "CenaWinsLOL" that we'd been seeing since... oh 7 years or so.


    Also, I hate to say it, Chris Benoit. He was somone who was not supposed to be there and he wins the World Title from HHH and he did. He was the ultimate underdog and I loved the story of his chase.

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  153. It would probably draw more ratings.

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  154. And I've mentioned this a good half dozen times now, it was a bad year BY HIS standards.

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  155. Baker is no longer a draw.

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  156. Needs more Scott Keith is poopy.

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  157. The characters were pretty much the same during the period of the "Winner Gets a Contract" NXT. Reigns, Ambrose, and Rollins were never on those seasons though. But the guys who were on them did pull double duty with FCW and NXT at the time and the characters were basically the same.

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  158. Uncrusimatic_Buck_NastyJune 30, 2014 at 5:56 PM

    'sup, vader?

    /hogan

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  159. RR '92; WMs X, XX, and XXX; Eddie beating Brock; MitB '11; Foley on Raw; Austin at WM 14. All fantastic choices, all getting much deserved love. I'll go with one of my faves at the time, and a retrospective disappointment: Orton's win at Summerslam '04.

    I came back after a two year hiatus and literally shouted, "Holy Shit! Benoit's champ!" upon turning on Raw. Obviously a transitional champ, but hey, repeated victories over HHH and Michaels. Once it became clear he was putting Orton over at Summerslam, I was thrilled. I cannot overstate how much I loved Orton's Legend Killer gimmick, and he was awesome to watch in the ring. The Summerslam title match was as good as I'd hoped, and I was so happy he got a world title before Cena did. This was gonna push my boy Randy to top heel, and give us a great 'Evolution Implodes' slow-burn storyline. I figured HHH would turn face after getting turfed out, beat him at Wrestlemania, and that was cool by me.

    ...Eeyeah. At least they didn't fuck up Batista.

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  160. Mister_E_SeesTheLineInTheSandJune 30, 2014 at 7:28 PM

    Fuck this heat. AC is broken and beyond repair. New unit being costed out..NEXT week.

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  161. John Cena's 17th title reign from four months from now. Its so exciting, because Cena finally shows that he's the greatest champ of all time and Ric Flair is a has been phoney.

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  162. Adam "Colorado" CurryJune 30, 2014 at 8:35 PM

    AC has been broken and beyond repair for LONG time, but shit still gets done.


    To quote Kevin Nash: "I'm here".

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  163. I get why some might find Orton uninteresting, but his character is completely different now than it was in 2005. Cocky, pretty boy Legend Killer Orton circa '05 is a completely different character from current Corporate poster boy "Viper" Orton, other than the fact that both are heel characters.

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  164. No anal rape? Somewhat coherent sentences? Less than 20 misspellings?

    Quarter baked.

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  165. Just so we're on the same page...who are you talking about when you say the man with the most exciting offense?

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  166. Easily. And Orton is an amazing athlete with a great sense of timing.

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  167. He is?? Damn, wish someone would have told me sooner. Been loving the guy since Backlash 04. Huh. Color me clueless.

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  168. Had no contingency for Bryan? Is he supposed to be a wizard?

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  169. Bryan's a new guy now?

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  170. I think he did, Triple H may have made the asshole, snarky babyface a thing, but at least he gets good lines.

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  171. I get the Lazy Brock thing, he works 8 days a year, does he do a lot of work in between? Probably, he's a crazy farmer who's also a dad, I'm sure he's busy with his kids and wife.


    But Cesaro being boring? Well, if this Perri guy thinks that Tamina is good, then anything is possible.

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  172. Whoops, I misread that part. I initially thought he was talking Lesnar facing too many opponents who wouldn't benefit from a rub.

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  173. So we're ending one evil authority storyline via attempted murder just to set up another evil authority storyline? I can just see the crowd chanting "Yes" over and over again while Triple H and Steph's mangled bodies are loaded into the back of a ambulance.
    And this is what? The third or forth time Baker has tried to setup a storyline that involved Vince coming back to clean up what Steph and Triple H have done?

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  174. Bryan would benefit from a rub now?


    He beat three main-eventers at Wrestlemania, in two stacked matches, with a broken arm...what more could they do for the dude?


    I agree that Brock should be working with new guys or for sure money matches, I just don't think Bryan is either one.

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  175. Please credit it, when you steal news from PWI! That's clearly from their elite-section!

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  176. Maybe not all the way back to 2005, but we've seen plenty of Orton as the "golden boy". Hell, it's been SEVEN YEARS since Vince had the entire roster stand on the ramp as Orton stood on a podium in the ring.

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  177. In what world is Randy Orton the "alternative" to boring?

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