AEW / WWE thread - real fighting over fake fighting

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  1. Shawn Hunter

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    It's crazy how much more liked Cody is as a babyface in WWE than AEW when it's essentially the same character.
     
  2. Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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    It makes perfect sense.
     
  3. harvey birdman

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    The packaging and story is not the same though.
     
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  5. Shawn Hunter

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    WWE going to be cutting back even more on house shows it appears

     
  6. Bankz

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    doesn’t make any sense to run 8k seat arenas and only fill it with 3-4k in west bubble fuck Alabama.

    They took away a lot of those small towns when they came but and then slowly added it back.
     
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  7. harvey birdman

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    Sucks for the people in those small cities but talent may prefer the reduced show although they probably use it as an excuse for more cuts.
     
  8. ZeroPointZero

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    if you're someone like Seth or New Day, house shows are just like riding a bike. Hit your signature spots, maybe goof off a bit, take a shower and get on the road. For NXT call ups like the Creed Brothers, the house shows are critical. Let them learn and make their mistakes off camera in front of 3500-4000 people in Sioux Falls, SD and let them find out how to get over in front of live crowds in all different regions.

    That's one of the drawbacks of the NXT system, the people who go to the TV tapings and house shows in Florida are mostly regulars who like the wrestlers on a personal level and are patient with the talent. Getting people who've never seen you before in Bakersfield, CA to react and care is a totally different animal.
     
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  9. harvey birdman

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    Agreed. Should have clarified the top talent.
     
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  10. Shawn Hunter

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    They might need to expand Main Event taping or add more dark matches to get the younger talent rep or for veterans to get some in-ring chemistry and experience together. At the end of the day, people need to get reps in rather it’s profitable or not.

    But Raw is already three hours for the main program, that’s going to be a lot to have to sit thru on a Monday night.

    but like harvey birdman said, probably will be used as an excuse to cut more talent. And they probably need to do that anyway even with their current house show scheduling.
     
  11. Shawn Hunter

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    Speaking of cuts, sounds like production cuts are on the horizon

     
  12. ZeroPointZero

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    must be why AEW fired that Kevin "not the Taskmaster" Sullivan guy who was a big producer for them, the guy running the show in AEW right now is ex WWE and he must think some of his old work buddies are about to be free agents
     
  13. Baron

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  14. Dr. Mantis Toboggan

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    Plus the fan bases are different - current Cody is just a way better fit in WWE.
     
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  15. Shawn Hunter

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  16. Bankz

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    Sable couldn’t save this…
     
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    She’s not the mom, is she
     
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  18. UncleJesse

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    She looks like Brocks and AJ Hawks love child.
     
  19. Bankz

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    this made me Google, and no she’s not. It’s his previous wife… who is also a smoke show.

    Brock got them super genes
     
  20. Baron

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    I’m gonna have to listen to this whole interview now.
     
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  21. Mr Bulldops

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    She looks like Brock is also the mom
     
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  22. Shawn Hunter

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  23. Baron

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  24. Cornfed Buffalo

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    Seems to be a bit of a no shit situation there but it gets them clicks
     
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    no shit laughing emoji was fixing to be my response to that
     
  26. Shawn Hunter

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    Need to get rid of some of these bum wrestlers getting paid to do nothing and overhaul the marketing department.

     
  27. ZeroPointZero

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    they give fans 0 incentive to buy tickets in advance when they give away freebies on the last day and drop the prices on the rest of the tickets to $25. Who would pay full price months or weeks in advance when that happens on the regular? By the time it's the day of the show, some people may have already made other plans or changed their mind
     
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  28. Shawn Hunter

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    I don't disagree, but if there are common comments about lack of knowledge of the shows in the local markets, and this is something I see pretty frequently on social media, then that's a marketing problem.
     
  29. ZeroPointZero

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    the EVP's in AEW:

    [​IMG]
     
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  30. Beeds07

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    The mother must be Brock Lesnar too. Only way to explain that.

    edit: dammit Mr Bulldops
     
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    That's just Brock wearing a 1970s Ric Flair wig.
     
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  33. Bankz

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    Daniel Bryan got concussed again? Probably time to hang them up dude...
     
  34. Shawn Hunter

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    This is pretty big recognition for The Iron Claw

     
  35. Bankz

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    List lost all legitimacy at Barbie...
     
  36. Shawn Hunter

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    No, it’s a work
     
  37. Shawn Hunter

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    Top grossing movie of the year by a large margin. That’s right in your territory considering your wrestling takes.
     
  38. Bankz

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    Shawn even you can't be this stupid... but I appreciate the effort.
     
  39. Shawn Hunter

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    :out: You're the one always talking money, money, money.
     
  40. Shiggityshwo

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    I thought it was a solid jab shawn
     
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  41. Shawn Hunter

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    Thank you sir
     
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  42. Shawn Hunter

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  43. ZeroPointZero

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    who has even said something so bad on social media that it warrants them being fined?
     
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  44. Shawn Hunter

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    SRS saying Kyle O’Reilly could be nearing a return
     
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  45. Shawn Hunter

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  46. Shawn Hunter

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    That’s my GOAT

     
  47. harvey birdman

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    Not as familiar with employment law but did not think you could just fine an independent contractor. I only ever see that where the employee’s union agreed to it in a contract (ie professional sports).
     
  48. Shawn Hunter

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    WWE wrestlers get fined
     
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    Tony