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Old 02-18-2013, 08:43 PM   #1066
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Best part of Raw so far:

Cesaro's beating Miz down and says "This is payback!"

Cole: "Cesaro yelling at Miz in one of those 6 languages he's fluent in. I think that was German"

King: "Really? He said 'this is payback'..."

Cole: "Oh."
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:44 PM   #1067
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Orton's a victim of WWE's typical "ruin a cool heel" tendency.

Step 1: Heel gets over by being a badass/entertaining jerk

Step 2: Fans start getting entertained by them and cheer for them because they have that badass "I don't give a damn" attitude

Step 3: WWE realizes the person is getting cheered and decides to turn them into a face

Step 4: Instead of being a badass they start coming out every week and giving the exact same promo, being sure to use the phrase "WWE Universe" at least 10 times per segment

Step 5: Boredom ensues



This is correct. And what baffles me is that they know the "i don't give a damn" attitude is over as hell (SCSA anyone?)
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:47 PM   #1068
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Best part of Raw so far:

Cesaro's beating Miz down and says "This is payback!"

Cole: "Cesaro yelling at Miz in one of those 6 languages he's fluent in. I think that was German"

King: "Really? He said 'this is payback'..."

Cole: "Oh."

Is Cole gimmick suppose to be a terrible commentator? Watching the old attitude days, he wasn't bad at all. Now he's horrendous.
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:49 PM   #1069
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Orton's a victim of WWE's typical "ruin a cool heel" tendency.

Step 1: Heel gets over by being a badass/entertaining jerk

Step 2: Fans start getting entertained by them and cheer for them because they have that badass "I don't give a damn" attitude

Step 3: WWE realizes the person is getting cheered and decides to turn them into a face

Step 4: Instead of being a badass they start coming out every week and giving the exact same promo, being sure to use the phrase "WWE Universe" at least 10 times per segment

Step 5: Boredom ensues

Some fun/entertaining/badass heels that have been victims of the 5 step destruction:
Randy Orton
Sheamus
R-Truth
Alberto Del Rio
Miz (Though he was never really fun as a hell either)

The only case I can think of where this didnt happen is Daniel Bryan. They managed to make him a face without giving up the obnoxious "YES!!" chants that fans got behing. And he still argues with them and does the whole "NO!" thing/denies their cheers
John Cena survived this, Edge too and CM Punk went full face before going heel again
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:57 PM   #1070
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John Cena survived this, Edge too and CM Punk went full face before going heel again

Cena did but 80% of the world is also bored to death with his superhero gimmick that he's had going for the past 35 years. Edge, Jericho and Rock have managed to do it, but I think Edge and Jericho turned back and forth fast enough before people could get too bored with either persona.

Punk went full face but he never really did the generic "WWE Universe" sucking up. When he was a face he still spent the majority of the time ripping on his opponents and being rebelious. Lookin back he didn't address the crowd that much when he was a face
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:02 PM   #1071
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Rock finally got rid of that damn spinner belt
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:13 PM   #1072
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Rock finally got rid of that damn spinner belt
Shit it really happened
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Old 02-18-2013, 11:19 PM   #1073
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It was designed to look like a championship ring

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Old 02-19-2013, 05:42 AM   #1074
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I like the design of the new belt, but not a fan of all the diamonds and such.

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He looks pretty bad (dunno if you've heard the phone call of him where he constantly repeats "i'm dying" and talks about having vodka for breakfast), but it seems to have worked for Jake Roberts, so maybe DDP can help him too. Hope so, since Scott Hall was my favourite as a kid.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:37 AM   #1075
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what a Godsend DDP is for the wrestling community

as for the new belt, terrible

too much leather in the middle part, I thought he was gonna bring back the attitude era title with bits of blue on it
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:58 PM   #1076
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here comes the de push

hopefully this is the end of this clown
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:10 PM   #1077
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here comes the de push

hopefully this is the end of this clown


It's a conspiracy!!

Mexicn cops planted the weed on him obviously


Weed the people
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:23 PM   #1078
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Wow what an idiot. Notoriously unhappy with his position for years, gets injured, comes back with a HUGE push to the world title match at Wrestlemania, and he can't even stay clean at least for 7 weeks??

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"Any WWE Talent, who is arrested, convicted or who admits to a violation of law relating to use, possession, purchase, sale or distribution of drugs will be in material breach of his/her contract with WWE and subject to immediate dismissal."

"Subject" to immediate dismissal does not mean mandatory dismissal. Countless WWE wrestlers have been arrested for DUI in recent years, however the drug possession charge could really hurt him.
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:27 PM   #1079
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That doesn't necessarily spell his demise, if WWE it's really invested into his character they may not do anything like they did with Punk
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That doesn't necessarily spell his demise, if WWE it's really invested into his character they may not do anything like they did with Punk

If you're referring to punk striking the fan that's a little different.

Punk had been WWE champ for a year, was carrying the company and acted in self defense against who he though punched him.

IMO there isn't anything wrong with toking up, but don't be a dumbass and drive drunk with bud in the car.

Besides, they've gotta be able to rely on these guys to perform night in and night out he needs to be dependable.

Wwe wont book main events for a guy who may or not land himself in jail at any given time by doing things that could land him in trouble.

This is 90s where functioning drug addicts are the top guys of the company.

Shawn michaels is considered one of the biggest drug adicts in the history of the sport & was the top guy for YEARS. Imagine him in today's WWE, he'd be jobbing out while the Mountie main evented wrestlemania

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