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Does Alexa have <clap clap clap> legitimate grievances?
This poll is closed.
Yes, she's right and Kurt Angle is a sexist. 23 23.71%
No, she's just looking for an out to escape a beating 4 4.12%
It can be both, you goddamn idiot. 30 30.93%
THE BIG DOG! 40 41.24%
Total: 97 votes
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WrasslorMonkey
Mar 5, 2012

...And how appropriate, that the gif you grovel for is your very own. A victim of your own greed, wallowing in the muck of avarice...


Cavauro posted:

This is the song written for Bobby roode

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLk6GYx_gtE

Wasn’t that Daniel Bryan’s original song?

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dromal phrenia
Feb 22, 2004



mclast posted:

Rusev has survived this cycle at least three times, the man is a charisma god

My theory is that they keep trying that thing where they de-push Rusev to 'test him', except he keeps getting the de-pushes over so now he's stuck in a cycle.

It's a fish. Take the fish.

DeathChicken
Jul 9, 2012

Nonsense. I have not yet begun to defile myself.

So basically he's Mark Henry, except they don't even have the justification of trying to get him out of a ten million dollar contract, they're just dickheads

fart blood
Sep 13, 2008



Ya know what annoys me?

Whenever someone tells a wrestler on twitter that they are being misused or booked terribly, they always shoot back that they bought a new house or their bank account is much bigger now or something.

And hey I'm thrilled they're getting paid. (And yeah, fans on twitter are mad annoying sometimes.) But jeez, have you no pride in your craft or your long-term stock in the eyes of the casual fan? Yeah you're getting paid now but your stock is in the shitter and that's a prime recipe for a future endeavor.

I mean, jeez.

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


fart blood posted:

Ya know what annoys me?

Whenever someone tells a wrestler on twitter that they are being misused or booked terribly, they always shoot back that they bought a new house or their bank account is much bigger now or something.

And hey I'm thrilled they're getting paid. (And yeah, fans on twitter are mad annoying sometimes.) But jeez, have you no pride in your craft or your long-term stock in the eyes of the casual fan? Yeah you're getting paid now but your stock is in the shitter and that's a prime recipe for a future endeavor.

I mean, jeez.

Believe it or not, a lot of people work because they want to make money and take care of their family. If they're in WWE, there's a 99% chance that is why they signed there in the first place.

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


Also anyone who uses the word 'booked' is automatically not a casual fan.

Ganso Bomb
Oct 24, 2005

TOUGH GUUUUUY


dsriggs posted:

Any Bad News Barrett reference is a good excuse to repost this all-time classic segment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYP1Y93xsbE

Man, Lawler is the loving worst.

VJeff
Jun 2, 2011

#HEKNOWS
#SCOOPS
#IGNOREMYPOSTS


Curt Hawins was once in the semi-main event of a PPV with Brock Lesnar on it, he's obviously a top level talent.

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


Thirdly any wrestler who cares enough about how they are used to actually do something about it in the last 30+ years is treated by the same fans who complain about how someone is booked as a horrible rear end in a top hat, so risking your job that is making you good money to satisfy people who will hate you for doing so is an incredibly stupid move.

Two Beans
Nov 27, 2003

dabbin' on em

Pillbug

fart blood posted:

Ya know what annoys me?

Whenever someone tells a wrestler on twitter that they are being misused or booked terribly, they always shoot back that they bought a new house or their bank account is much bigger now or something.

And hey I'm thrilled they're getting paid. (And yeah, fans on twitter are mad annoying sometimes.) But jeez, have you no pride in your craft or your long-term stock in the eyes of the casual fan? Yeah you're getting paid now but your stock is in the shitter and that's a prime recipe for a future endeavor.

I mean, jeez.

Maybe they know what's more important. Put ca$$$h money in one hand, put your stock in the eyes of the casual fan in the other, then see which hand fills up with tangible actually existing objects first.

fart blood
Sep 13, 2008



rare Magic card l00k posted:

Thirdly any wrestler who cares enough about how they are used to actually do something about it in the last 30+ years is treated by the same fans who complain about how someone is booked as a horrible rear end in a top hat, so risking your job that is making you good money to satisfy people who will hate you for doing so is an incredibly stupid move.

But by that logic, Punk shouldn't have complained to Vince that he had to job to Rock, Cena, Taker, and Lesnar in rapid succession. But he did.

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


fart blood posted:

But by that logic, Punk shouldn't have complained to Vince that he had to job to Rock, Cena, Taker, and Lesnar in rapid succession. But he did.

Given how many of Punk's fans turned on him since he left the wrestling business, I fail to see how this is an argument against what I said.

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


Also there is a massive difference between complaining behind the scenes and complaining publicly (i.e. agreeing with randos on twitter). Public complaining is a Dolph Ziggler move. Privating complaining is what Actual Successful Wrestlers did.

fart blood
Sep 13, 2008



rare Magic card l00k posted:

Also there is a massive difference between complaining behind the scenes and complaining publicly (i.e. agreeing with randos on twitter). Public complaining is a Dolph Ziggler move. Privating complaining is what Actual Successful Wrestlers did.

Oh I agree you should definitely privately complain as opposed to vocally agreeing with fans on twitter! I am not clearly stating my point.

My point is: the line they say publicly about how they bought a house or your bank account is bigger now isn't really fooling anyone. And, given how many vets talk about how the young guys today don't talk to Vince, it's safe to say they are towing a line publicly to look like they're fine, but in reality they aren't privately complaining like they should, and thus they're gonna be stuck in permanent jobber status.

cavallingus
Apr 23, 2010

by Nyc_Tattoo


Rusev does "throwing shade at your employer on Twitter" right. Case in point:

https://twitter.com/RusevBUL/status/956627356843692032

rare Magic card l00k
Jan 3, 2011

Me uni a la Revolucion #RXT


el sabe ...


fart blood posted:

Oh I agree you should definitely privately complain as opposed to vocally agreeing with fans on twitter! I am not clearly stating my point.

My point is: the line they say publicly about how they bought a house or your bank account is bigger now isn't really fooling anyone. And, given how many vets talk about how the young guys today don't talk to Vince, it's safe to say they are towing a line publicly to look like they're fine, but in reality they aren't privately complaining like they should, and thus they're gonna be stuck in permanent jobber status.

Oh, well that's another thing entirely. Yeah if you're not happy you should talk to Vince, but if anywhere on the list of reasons you do it is "Person on Twitter" then you're doomed from the start.

Incessant Excess
Aug 15, 2005

Cause of glitch:
Pretentiousness


fart blood posted:

Ya know what annoys me?

Whenever someone tells a wrestler on twitter that they are being misused or booked terribly, they always shoot back that they bought a new house or their bank account is much bigger now or something.

And hey I'm thrilled they're getting paid. (And yeah, fans on twitter are mad annoying sometimes.) But jeez, have you no pride in your craft or your long-term stock in the eyes of the casual fan? Yeah you're getting paid now but your stock is in the shitter and that's a prime recipe for a future endeavor.

I mean, jeez.

They should just ignore that stuff, there is no response that'll make you look good.

Raskolnikov38
Mar 3, 2007

We were somehwere around Manila when the drugs began to take hold




IcePhoenix posted:

I feel bad for her and all but thank god

JT Smiley
Mar 3, 2006
Thats whats up!

I'm shocked they haven't tried to kill the Rusev day chants yet.

Incessant Excess
Aug 15, 2005

Cause of glitch:
Pretentiousness


I'm a little annoyed they're not encouraging the one fall chant after the ring announcer anymore, always thought that was pretty neat.

fart blood
Sep 13, 2008



Incessant Excess posted:

I'm a little annoyed they're not encouraging the one fall chant after the ring announcer anymore, always thought that was pretty neat.

According to Meltzer, Vince hates it.

Incessant Excess
Aug 15, 2005

Cause of glitch:
Pretentiousness


They stopped pausing in NXT as well.

dromal phrenia
Feb 22, 2004



Sounds like Vince hates all crowd reactions which is unfortunate because an excited crowd is so much better than a quiet one.

Gumball Gumption
Jan 7, 2012



The indies are where you work when you care about your craft. WWE is your retirement fund.

jesus WEP
Oct 17, 2004

OM NOM NOM NOM NOM

Fun Shoe

The one fall chant is good but that two count thing is the dirt loving worst

Dango Bango
Jul 26, 2007

"Yup, it looks like his head went so far up his own butt-hole that it exploded right back out his pee-hole and he died in a cataclysmic shower of his own blood and poop and pee."
- Too Much Mustard


dromal phrenia posted:

Sounds like Vince hates all crowd reactions which is unfortunate because an excited crowd is so much better than a quiet one.

This made me think of Vince taking over NJPW to get the crowd he wants.

DLC Inc
Jun 1, 2011

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the Direct of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame the joy of Sakurai?

Rusev was hosed over unfairly after he proposed to Lana but he started doing such amazing poo poo (like taking the TVs and saying he was the TV Champ) up until now. He's so great in the ring and I'd love to see Rusev versus Nakamura in a psuedo strong-style brawl for the belt down the line.

IcePhoenix
Sep 18, 2005

you're a flower. you're also a rainbow and a river. you are the manifestation of all perfection and i want to i don't fucking know, but you are fucking perfect


WrasslorMonkey posted:

Wasn’t that Daniel Bryan’s original song?

No, that was a sped up version of Crash Holly's theme.

bradzilla
Oct 15, 2004

What happened to my manners? I haven't properly introduced myself.


Fan of Britches


I'm shocked that the company that turned Daniel Bryan heel at the peak of his popularity, then tried to transfer the Yes chant to Big Show would do such a thing as this.

JayMax
Jun 14, 2007

Hard-nosed gentleman


Dango Bango posted:

This made me think of Vince taking over NJPW to get the crowd he wants.

Imagine the push Kitamura would get.

mkay0
Nov 7, 2003

I crawled the earth, but now I'm higher
2010, watch it go to fire


JayMax posted:

Imagine the push Kitamura would get.

He’ll still get it. Kind of shocked he hasn’t been poached yet

bartok
May 10, 2006

hey!
hey!
it's me kane!
hello!


Big Coffin Hunter posted:

I think Tye's ceiling is closer to permanent midcarder, not pure jobber who shows up sometimes

Tye should have Ziggler's spot and Ziggler should just gently caress off.

Jerusalem
May 20, 2004

Would you be my new best friends?


dromal phrenia posted:

Sounds like Vince hates all crowd reactions which is unfortunate because an excited crowd is so much better than a quiet one.

Vince loves crowd reactions, but he wants them to happen when he wants, as he wants, for the reason he wants.

His strategy in the past when this didn't happen was to adjust what he was doing till they matched. Now he just does what he wants anyway and pretends that the crowd has reacted the way he wanted them to.

Angry Grimace
Jul 29, 2010

ACTUALLY IT IS VERY GOOD THAT THE SHOW IS BAD AND ANYONE WHO DOESN'T REALIZE WHY THAT'S GOOD IS AN IDIOT. JUST ENJOY THE BAD SHOW INSTEAD OF THINKING.


Benne posted:

I heard the reason for this is that AJ wrestles the dark main events to send the crowd home happy (and/or get them to sit through 205), so they save using him on the actual show. Probably bullshit, but it makes a little sense, unlike most of Smackdown these days.

They do this but they also like preventing face wrestlers who have the world title from wrestling on the weekly show a lot. Largely because booking for whatever reason tends to call for the champ to lose dirty.

VJeff
Jun 2, 2011

#HEKNOWS
#SCOOPS
#IGNOREMYPOSTS


Remember when they muted the boos for Roman for a year and went so far as to edit some dude's reaction to Jericho winning the US Title off of him, then just gave up and started going "LISTEN TO THE REACTION WHETHER YOU LOVE OR HATE HIM YOU'RE REACTING"

Hopkins FBI
Jan 4, 2015


Angry Grimace
Jul 29, 2010

ACTUALLY IT IS VERY GOOD THAT THE SHOW IS BAD AND ANYONE WHO DOESN'T REALIZE WHY THAT'S GOOD IS AN IDIOT. JUST ENJOY THE BAD SHOW INSTEAD OF THINKING.


At least they correctly made the call to just let him get booed. Pretending he’s getting cheered made the whole situation worse.

Roman is pretty good now.

MotU
Mar 6, 2007

If you're gonna do it, do it with ~*~Axefaire~*~


Pillbug


not surprised a place where you nap is named Roman Reigns

The Croc
Dec 19, 2004

A-well-a everybody's heard about the bird!


I hope there's a big dog suite.

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Gaz-L
Jan 28, 2009


The Croc posted:

I hope there's a big dog suite.

Ironically, no pets allowed.

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