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Old 06-05-2014, 11:34 AM
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Any WWE fans in the audience?


I just started getting into WWE after two previous wrestling stints.

When I was SUPER young I was a fan of the old Hogan/Ultimate Warrior/Andre era.

Got back into it in the 90s with WCW.

And now back again for the last 6 or so months because my girlfriend (no, really!) got me back into it.


So is there anyone else who's a fan out there? Maybe we can turn this into a running thread of whats happening in the Universe?
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Old 06-05-2014, 11:43 AM
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Rollins! I think he's going to be a great heel.
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Old 06-05-2014, 12:58 PM
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Rollins! I think he's going to be a great heel.
This completely breaks my heart.

I love love love Rollins and thought he was the best part of The Shield, hands down. Reigns is boring. Ambrose is entertaining but no where near as good in the ring as Rollins, and Rollins just had it all.

That being said it's a PERFECT heel turn to actually break my heart. But now my biggest question is...what's he gonna wear?!? I can't see him in anything but SWAT gear.
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Old 06-05-2014, 01:15 PM
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And that right there is the perfect motivation for the heel turn. Reigns is supposed to be the big future star, and Ambrose the leader... and yet the true heart and soul of the Shield was always Rollins. He never got the attention he deserved. Now, he will.

Ever since I was a kid and Paul Jones turned on Ricky Steamboat, I've always rooted for the villains. I remember getting dirty looks from other fans when I cheered for Ric Flair in the Richmond Coliseum. Good times. Plus there is always a sound logic to rooting for the heels. After all, the winner is supposed to be the guy who can beat the other guy senseless. Nice guys SHOULD finish last in this kind of sport. And arguing about wrestling with other fans using the heel point of view is all kinds of fun.
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Old 06-05-2014, 01:17 PM
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Reigns is boring.
Alright, you're on my list! Besides having bedroom eyes, pouty lips, and a hot bod, Reigns has also improved greatly in the promo department and I love that Superman punch. Also he's a Georgia Tech grad and we're a Tech family.
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But now my biggest question is...what's he gonna wear?!? I can't see him in anything but SWAT gear.
It's going to suck to see any of them in something other than tactical stuff. I only hope they continue to wear pants rather than going to the short tights.

I also really like Bray Wyatt (that upside down thing is creepy!) and Luke Harper (he has this great finisher, the Truck Stop, that he used in the indies. Don't know if he's used it in WWE.) They are both very agile for big men.

And does anyone else think that John Cena is a heel in disguise? He's so insufferably moral and do-goody, and everyone loves to hate him. I liked him a lot better when he was a Doctor of Thuganomics. I want to see him succumb to the dark side in spectacular fashion, but it'll never happen.
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Old 06-05-2014, 02:26 PM
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I'm a big mark for the Wyatts. Here's a Tshirt design I made of them.

It did sadden me to see Seth Rollins turn on the Shield, as they made for such a cool outlaw group. But, their breakup was bound to happen, and they need to grow into their single careers. Plus, Seth and Daniel Bryan had an absolutely amazing match on RAW a few months ago, one I considered the Match of the Year. Seth will be an awesome solo performer, but I'm gonna miss the Shield.

I don't see Cena turning heel until he's in his 40's. He's still in the "young upstart" stage, and Bryan keeps running into bad luck too much to stay top face.
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Old 06-05-2014, 02:44 PM
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I started watching in 94 when Bret was champ and the Kliq was working in the background. Long time HBK fan, I'll watch anything of his. When he broke his back and Raw started changing from matches to skits and promos, I switched more to ECW and followed RVD. I had to quit ECW when they lost their TNN show and I couldn't get Hardcore TV anymore. I finally gave up on WWF sometime during the invasion angle. It had so much potential, but fell flat. I wanted to watch Summerslam 02 for HBK's return, but I didn't get it.

I watched off and on from then on. I usually knew who the champ was, but only tuned in for big things like Wrestlemania and when Bret hosted Raw. In the summer of 2011, my dad bought me tickets to a house show and I started watching PPVs again. I finally started watching Raw again in the fall of 2011.

I wish Raw would go back to 2 hours. I wouldn't even mind if it went back to 1 hour like it was when I first started. You used to only see big matches on PPV. Now, they'll announce a big match by having them wrestle on Raw for 3 weeks before the PPV, then on the PPV, then Raw again the next night. Now they have too much time to fill.

Push Ziggler!
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Old 06-05-2014, 04:09 PM
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I wouldn't be surprised if the Money In The Bank winner ends up being either Cena or a surprise return by Batista (remember when everybody thought Daniel Bryan was leaving WWE?), who then decides, "I don't want the belt this way; I'll wait for Daniel Bryan to return, and then cash in the briefcase."

What