AEW (WWE) thread - Currently in the midst of the most insane year wrestling has had in decades

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  1. zeberdee

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    haven’t watched tonight but didn’t Vince normally just scream in those guys ears the whole show? could see improvement there.
     
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  2. pearl

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    Rhea’s back and linked Aaliyah Mysterio out
     
  3. Nandor the Relentless

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    Well it's a stupid real name then
     
  4. Nandor the Relentless

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    ANd you could use NXT like the NBA does with the G League. Experiment with new things and see how it works out before taking it to the big league
     
  5. naganole

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    Turned on Raw. It just feels slow. Predictable. I'm sure it will get better and if it does I'll tune in again, but just couldn't make it through the whole show.
     
  6. Nandor the Relentless

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    THe first hour wasn't. It got bogged down and lost its rhythm when they had the Rey Mysterio celebration
     
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    Smackdown is going to be the show with the clearest improvement as it won't be hamstrung with the third hour dragging it down
     
  8. Bankz

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    One of the better RAWs in a very long time.

    I was hoping they wouldn’t try and force Paul into a baby face. Nobody, especially NY was going to get behind him. But we got Mayrese.. smoke

    baby steps in the correct direction.
     
  9. Nandor the Relentless

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    I liked how they had plentiful amounts of wrestling in the first hour. It’s like they finally remembered that they have this whole in-ring product thing to work with.
     
  10. pearl

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  11. DetroitNole

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  12. UncleJesse

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    Why was Balor dressed like a pirate last night?
     
  13. prerecordedlive

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    Judgment Day’s colors are black and a particularly eccentric shade of purple. And I guess they need to incorporate the color scheme without drastically altering his attire. I do think he’s taken more seriously in pants, to be fair.
     
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  14. prerecordedlive

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    It’ll take a month or 2 to phase out the remnants of Vince’s storylines so we obviously didn’t get immediate improvement last night although it did feel materially different. I am very optimistic about the new creative direction.

    That said, if Clash at the Castle isn’t a triple threat with both Sheamus and Drew McIntyre with a shot at the title in Cardiff, everyone should be forced out.
     
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  15. Illinihockey

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    Roman making fun of Theory because Vince is gone is the most ironic promo in the history of wrestling
     
  16. Baron

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    Agree, but these camera cuts and zoom ins can go immediately.
     
  17. pearl

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    I was waiting on him to say this, just replacing captain with daddy :laugh:

     
  18. Nostradumass

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    The thing about Vince is that he was such a control freak over every minor detail. Next to nothing happened on screen that he didn't sign-off on. Now that he’s not there to give his seal of approval to every little thing that happens on screen, it stands to reason that eventually the screen will be filled with things he didn’t approve of. It won’t happen all at once, but a little at a time.

    Eventually, say in 2025, fans will look at the product and compare it to 2022 and realize how different it has become, hopefully for the better.
     
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  19. dome foam

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    I tuned in last night. The giant animated shit during the entrances, I can't do it. It's so bad I had to turn it off.
     
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  20. UncleJesse

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    I love it when giraffes fly out of Riddle's ass.
     
  21. jrmy

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    If I had known about flying ass giraffes I’d have been watching the product already
     
  22. Hank Scorpio

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    It's one of the most "old man learns how to graphic design" features out there today.
     
  23. Cornfed Buffalo

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  24. lfriend

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    Why aren't you dressed like a pirate?
     
  25. UncleJesse

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    Who says I'm not?
     
  26. Shiggityshwo

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    Why was Balor dressed like UncleJesse last night?
     
  27. Nandor the Relentless

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    Andrade looks completely different these days
     
  28. Bankz

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    Small shit like doing away with the entrance of a wrestler cut to a promo video then backstage promo and finally to commercial as wrestler stands in ring for 15 minutes.

    I think we see more outside the arena and backstage arrival stuff like we got with Rey.

    As others mention it’s going to take a few months to change some direction of guys. I really hope Dijavck gets revamped with Finn and Priest. I think that would be a great foursome. He’s insanely talented in ring and deserves better than what Vince handed him.
     
  29. Baron

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  30. Homo Erectus

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    Butt pirates are still pirates, friend
     
  31. DetroitNole

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    Didn't realize he was dating Rhea. He's done quite well for himself, Alexa and now Rhea. Quite different ends of the spectrum though
     
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  32. Peace

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    Even without the hgh I see he’s always been a strong lad. Deadlifting big ass rush with one hand not easy.
     
  33. UncleJesse

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    Did you just try and make a homophobic joke about me?
     
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  34. Cornfed Buffalo

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    Jizz lettering. What a time to be alive.
     
  35. jrmy

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    Andrade wakes up, gasses up, and works lats

    That’s all he does
     
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  36. Homo Erectus

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    Obviously. Which part of my comment did you find confusing?
     
  37. Bankz

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    watched NXT for the first time in a few weeks..

    Zoey Stark is horrendous on the mic... that was a tough promo

    I'm a fan of Toxic Attraction.

    Solo Sikoa is ready to go right to the Blood Line... He's money

    The last two programs for Bron... woof

    Vinci needs to go full Rick Martel and get him some "Perfume" to spray around. Really go all in on this gimmick. Because as is.. pass
     
  38. UncleJesse

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    I guess the whole thing really.
     
  39. pearl

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    - I think Zoey just needs to slow down on her delivery just a tad.
    - They better not fuck up this Cora Jade/Roxanne Perez feud
    - Was cool to see Alundra Blayze and the women’s tag titles. I want Kayden and Katana to win them
    - I’m starting to like Tony D’Angelo.
    - I also like Indi Hartwell; however, she looks lost without Candice LeRae
    - Vinci vs Chase was a great match
     
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  41. pearl

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    Hope they’re ready for fake snowballs to be thrown
     
  42. zeberdee

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    what?
     
  43. pearl

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  44. zeberdee

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    what are fake snowballs and who should be ready for them?
     
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  45. Nandor the Relentless

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    :pffft:
     
  46. Bankz

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    I'm fucking in!!! Hell YES!!! First Mania ever
     
  47. Bankz

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    Jade was in the PC and rejected... Outside of that he's correct. Having places to work is awesome for the business. Establishing yourself and finding who you are as a character/act is great. The whole name change this is 100% business and how WWE will profit off it's talent thats being given a world wide platform. In 2022 and probably the last 10 years its been proven that you don't have to start in the WWE PC you have dozens of indy organizations, ROH, AEW, TNA along with Mexico and Japan. And now that Vince is gone I do believe wrestlers will have more say in presentation and story. Again all very fair and correct points by CM
     
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  48. Baron

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    Great job Seth.

     
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  49. Nandor the Relentless

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    Actually Jade rejected WWE because of family reasons, having to move, and having to give up income streams she had

    My MJ laughing was mostly because of him saying Veronica Pepperstone some stupid ass name lol