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Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Kobesagent, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. MrJeff2000

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    And then they had both the apologists and the Moolah bashers say EVERYBODY knew the Spider Lady was Moolah

    For people who don't know that story, it would have helped to explain that Lisa Sliwa had been wrestling with the gimmick, so people could have seen what she was supposed to look like. Obviously Richter knew she had an "opponent." The episode made it sound like it was a surprise.
     
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    Russo hates all the dirt sheet guys. He thinks they are unfair to him.

    Meltzer said that the other company going for AEW was Showtime. Showtime didn't want to weekly shows though, they wanted monthly special events like Clash of the Champions.
     
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    That may have been the smarter move business-wise. Maybe do that for a year. Set up your infrastructure. Figure out what works and what doesn't. Then do a weekly show.
     
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    Some notes regarding different things of late. Paul Levesque, while never saying anything publicly, those close to the situation say he’s very frustrated with how things are going on the main roster. One person noted that a big problem isn’t Vince not being open to suggestions, but that they believe he’s far too open these days to suggestions and that it ends up watering down all the original visions and storylines. We’re told that there has been too much input from too many people on the team who haven’t figured out that when you change something in a story, it has a ripple effect on every aspect of the story. He solicits input on so much from so many people that it leads to things being watered down. There is a question of how Vince is going to cope with things early next year once the XFL starts. I can recall in 2001 when everyone doing both was just exhausted during football season. For better or worse, Vince’s workload is crazy now. He’s often in the office past midnight, close to 3 a.m. at least once a week and Friday’s his easy day, he’s working until 8 p.m. It’s mostly work and lifting weights, and occasionally watching some football on the weekend. The feeling is once the XFL starts, even though he says nothing will change, that it is simply impossible that’s the case unless he spends little time on the XFL. And since he’s got so much riding on the XFL, and is spending so much money on it, I can’t see him staying out of it. Regarding the family, Levesque picks his spots to talk with Vince, but never does it in front of anyone. Stephanie has nothing to do with creative. Shane does pitch ideas for himself but they rarely get used
     
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    The first two minutes of Being the Elite were the funniest wrestling television of the year. Peter Avalon, who just signed as The Librarian, was mad about having a second Librarian signed. So he asked for his release from Matt & Nick Jackson. Matt was furious and told him he’s stuck because he’s signed a contract. He told him not only were they not going to release him, but he was going to get paid every week and they won’t book him at all. They told him that he’d be forced to spend his Christmas and holidays at home. And worse yet, they were going to then offer to double his pay. Then they asked if he had a family he could spend more time with. He said he didn’t, so they said now he’d have time to start a family. Then he said that his neck and all his injuries would heal. Finally Avalon was frightened enough to agree not to quit. Then Nick asked Matt what he would have done had he not agreed to come back, and Matt said he’d have humiliated him every week on the YouTube series. It doesn’t read nearly as funny as it was
     
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    An embarrassing story is that this past week, Alberto El Patron was using social media to build up a three-way match on 5/5 in Monterrey with Alberto & brother El Hijo de Cien Caras facing Pentagon & Fenix and El Hijo de Dr. Wagner & Galeno del Mal. In the buildup, Alberto said that Pentagon wasn’t really a star because a real star would never wrestle in front of 300 or 400 fans and he’d never lower himself to work those kind of shows because he’s a real star. He has claimed that because of the crowds he’s worked in front of that he is one of the biggest Mexican stars of all-time, and at one point had heat with his uncle claiming he was actually a bigger star than Mil Mascaras ever was. Pentagon shot back saying that Alberto used to be a star, but he isn’t one anymore. There were people who thought they had legit heat, but evidently not enough, since the match drew 500 fans in a 5,000 seat building. A lot of people were making fun of Alberto after the show regarding his drawing power. He was definitely a huge star years ago but his drawing power has fallen. He rarely wrestles and the last time he was in Mexico City a few months ago, that didn’t draw either
     
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    Dave has a twat
     
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    And it’s wet right now...
     
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    ^^ Clicked on the wrong gif :biting:
     
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    WWE telling Ryback to stop using that name in his social media

    Sounds like they made an offer that got rejected (to probably not even use him), so now they want to shut him up.
     
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    Somehow I don't think Skip Sheffield would qualify as a game changer
     
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    Yeah.

     
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    Thinking of the top indie/unsigned guys out there, it's Punk or Ryback or Osprey.
    Even Marty Scuirll is locked into ROH for another year.

    If AEW is going to count win/loss records, does that mean they're going to do squash matches with local indie guys putting over their talent? Otherwise, they're going to need to rotate their undercard talent so you don't have a Curt Hawkins with an 0-137 record.
     
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    I know you can only introduce a character once, but Lars Sullivan really needs to be destroying jobbers two at a time.

    And feuding with R-Truth, who is almost as tall as him, defeats his gimmick as a hulking monster.

    He needs to go against Ali. Sorry Ali, but even with Daniel Bryan advocating with you, WWE is still mostly the land of the giants.
     
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