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Discussion in 'Wrestling' started by UCJOE, May 17, 2012.

  1. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    From the observer

    Raw expands to three hours

    I think that is a horrible idea
     
  2. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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  3. Don the Radio Guy

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    For once we agree. Of course, those polls are about as real as everything else WWE does. I doubt some poll is going to make Funkosaurus the next champion. But this constant obsession with social media HAS to stop. It's fucking horrible.
     
  4. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    Shortly after the Katie Vick angle, the WWE conducted a poll at a live event. One of the questions was, - and I swear to God that this is true - "Would you like to see more storylines (either 'about' or 'featuring') necrophilia or Tourette's syndrome?" (The Tourette's thing is referring to Goldust.)
     
  5. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    It amazes me that just 3 days after they put on the worst reviewed/booked RAW in a long time - they expand it to THREE hours

    WWE is faltering worse than ever before
     
  6. salz4life

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    Nitro was 3 hours for awhile too..... LOL
     
  7. mikeybot

    mikeybot SPANAKOPITA!!!

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    Vince logic:
    Creative is having massive problems.
    I know how to solve it!
    Add an extra hour they have to write for!
     
  8. salz4life

    salz4life Registered User

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    I wonder if the network was wanting 3 hours?
     
  9. LastDeadMouse

    LastDeadMouse WWRBD?

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    Bingo.
     
  10. fulldevilsoccer

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    even when considering the wrestling fans the percentage that will watch 3 hours of wrestling every monday....I'm speechless...
     
  11. ianbobo

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    Remember when there was legitemately 5 or so hours of watchable wrestling on tv. There was a time when both Raw and Nitro both were. How can they not figure this out. They have all the talent but Vince just can't keep his hands out of it.
     
  12. Stormrider666

    Stormrider666 Hell is home.

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    Nuff said.
     
  13. Don the Radio Guy

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    They have plenty of good talent to take up the three hours. I'll never complain about more content, but let's see how this time is used.
     
  14. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    Yep, amazing isn't it?
     
  15. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    huh


    ;)
     
  16. fulldevilsoccer

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    I never watched a second of WCW, I didn't even have that channel when I grew up. The first time I ever saw Goldberg was when he was in Universal Soldier. True story :)
     
  17. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    Vince surrounds himself with people that agree with him
    Hunter WAS the lone hope but seems to be kissing Vince ass as well
    Ratings, buyrates, merch are all way down but Vince doesn't see a reason to change his booking style
     
  18. Don the Radio Guy

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    Maybe with these changes they'll stop the "still frames during the PPV recap" bullshit. Do they honestly think people won't buy replays if they show 5 seconds of video?
     
  19. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    This is humorous
    Todd Martin who reviews & reports on RAW for Wrestling Observer has left that responsibility due to how bad RAW has been & the move to 3 hrs

    Even people that are paid to watch are bailing
    Last week did only a 2.9 (lowest in awhile) & this week would be luck to do the same, even though it was after a PPV
     
  20. ianbobo

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    I don't think they can. I think it's a deal with the cable companies not to show video for x amount of days after a ppv.
     
  21. Don the Radio Guy

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    Possibly. It's a retarded rule if that's the case. Having audio with still pictures of an action based show just doesn't work. It would be like showing stills of a movie instead of the trailer.
     

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