The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE Hell in a Cell
by KK » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:42 pm

It was like he got possessed by a chipmunk.

On the subject of bad promos, I'm positive Roode or Ziggler completely forgot their lines on SmackDown last night. It was anything but...glorious.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE Hell in a Cell
by Lucien » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:02 pm

Corey Graves said one of the other announcers should euthanise himself last night on commentary. :lol:

Some recent wrestling thoughts:

I didn't like Xavier Woods cheerily walking into HIAC like it was his birthday. If I re-watch an old HIAC it'll be funny to see people act like it's brutal, when I know Xavier basically skipped inside it, then slapped people about with his rainbow coloured kendo stick.

Bray Wyatt's act does seem silly but the Undertaker, Mankind, or the Brood must have seemed ridiculous to adults. I remember liking some Mankind promos when I was 10 or whatever -- probably some 10 year old today thinks Bray's promo was decent.

Talking of promos, I found Zayn's on Smackdown to be really bad. I was bored. It's like he was just some guy who'd wandered in to the ring for his first ever promo.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE Hell in a Cell
by Return_of_the_STAR » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:08 pm

Lucien wrote:Corey Graves said one of the other announcers should euthanise himself last night on commentary. :lol:

Some recent wrestling thoughts:

I didn't like Xavier Woods cheerily walking into HIAC like it was his birthday. If I re-watch an old HIAC it'll be funny to see people act like it's brutal, when I know Xavier basically skipped inside it, then slapped people about with his rainbow coloured kendo stick.

Bray Wyatt's act does seem silly but the Undertaker, Mankind, or the Brood must have seemed ridiculous to adults. I remember liking some Mankind promos when I was 10 or whatever -- probably some 10 year old today thinks Bray's promo was decent.

Talking of promos, I found Zayn's on Smackdown to be really bad. I was bored. It's like he was just some guy who'd wandered in to the ring for his first ever promo.


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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE Hell in a Cell
by Lucien » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:42 pm

Rog wrote:Colonel Sanders is a playable character in WWE 2k18 :lol:


And I thought wrestling games couldn't get any worse. :dread:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE Hell in a Cell
by Marvin » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:27 am



I've seen Nine Legends, it was really good so I'll be checking this out, plus it supports a nice cause.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by KK » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:43 pm

I see they've restarted the "previously on Monday Night RAW" narrator at the start of the show pioneered by IMPACT a number of years ago, like we're watching a reality show. Or Hell's Kitchen USA.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Lucien » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:09 pm

RAW was good last night! Interested to see how they book The Shield vs Miz, Sheamus, Cesaro, Braun, Kane.

Not interested in what they do with Enzo. They'll probably book him as a heel champ again soon [yawn to heel 205 champs] to try to draw interest in 205. And it won't work.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by KK » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:39 pm

Can't wait to see The Demon vs Sister Abigail. :slol:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Skippy » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:44 pm

Lucien wrote:RAW was good last night! Interested to see how they book The Shield vs Miz, Sheamus, Cesaro, Braun, Kane.


I'm going to go for The Shield losing to set-up a Survivor Series elimination match and The Shield having to find two teammates.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by CuriousOyster » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:43 am

Lucien wrote:RAW was good last night! Interested to see how they book The Shield vs Miz, Sheamus, Cesaro, Braun, Kane.

Not interested in what they do with Enzo. They'll probably book him as a heel champ again soon [yawn to heel 205 champs] to try to draw interest in 205. And it won't work.


That's true, I mean heel Neville didn't elevate the entire show and make him one of the best in the company again or anything :shifty:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Mafro » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:58 am

The PPV is TLC but looking at the card not a single one of the matches is a tables, ladders or chairs match :lol:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Saint of Killers » Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:59 am


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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by CuriousOyster » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:03 am

Mafro wrote:The PPV is TLC but looking at the card not a single one of the matches is a tables, ladders or chairs match :lol:


The main event is TLC, hard to see in some of the graphics/info though since there's 8 names and also billed as a 3-on-5 handicap match since no one could have realised that themselves.

Should be some cool spots, looking forward to Braun wreaking havoc as always :datass: Cesaro is always innovative in these type of things too but also always half kills himself, gives me the fear :dread: .

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by KK » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:03 am

At least one of the main events for Survivor Series is set...Jinder Mahal vs Brock Lesnar in a non title match. We've all been clamouring to see that one, right?

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Lucien » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:08 pm

CuriousOyster wrote:
Lucien wrote:RAW was good last night! Interested to see how they book The Shield vs Miz, Sheamus, Cesaro, Braun, Kane.

Not interested in what they do with Enzo. They'll probably book him as a heel champ again soon [yawn to heel 205 champs] to try to draw interest in 205. And it won't work.


That's true, I mean heel Neville didn't elevate the entire show and make him one of the best in the company again or anything :shifty:


205 has been dying on its arse and WWE always seems to think putting everything on one (heel) champ will work. On RAW anyway that's the only person they push.

Mafro wrote:The PPV is TLC but looking at the card not a single one of the matches is a tables, ladders or chairs match :lol:


I hate how WWE has more programming than ever and at the same time they've made swamped cards with regular matches. Hardly ever mentioned but that has to be another reason people are bored of WWE.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by CuriousOyster » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:22 pm

KK wrote:At least one of the main events for Survivor Series is set...Jinder Mahal vs Brock Lesnar in a non title match. We've all been clamouring to see that one, right?


Another delay tatic so Brock has title still going into Wrestlemania again isn't it? :dread: Love Brock but good god it's becoming boring.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Lucien » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:41 pm

I do actually want to see Jinder/Lesnar, even if it has DQ written all over it.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by Mafro » Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:06 pm

Lucien wrote:I do actually want to see Jinder/Lesnar, even if it has DQ written all over it.

I'm just looking forward to seeing Lesnar absolutely destroy those Singh brother banana splits.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE TLC - Sunday, WWE Network
by KK » Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:13 pm

Along with the ratings (a 1.8 for RAW!) it would appear WWE now has a TV attendance problem for RAW AND SmackDown. According to the Wrestling Observer, half of the building was empty for RAW. So when they're talking to the camera, they're almost literally talking to nobody. It must be so weird to watch the show as a fan because you're effectively looking at an empty building, which I'm sure is partly why crowd noise has been terrible. Maybe it's just about time they started going back to smaller venues again.

Nia Jax has also been granted a leave of absence for personal reasons, though rumours suggest she did a Neville and walked out.

I was watching the international edit of RAW last night, and there was only 3 minutes worth of wrestling in 40 minutes. It went from the opening promo, to MizTV, to a Sasha/Fox match, to an Enzo promo. Most weeks its really good, but occasionally it can be absolute torture because its practically back-to-back promos for an hour until the 2 headline matches. SmackDown is different as they air the whole show and just remove the 40 minutes worth of adverts.

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