Now 'what if '-questions are probably not very popular with you guys, but hopefully you make exception here. In your estimation: If WWE hadn't held Rocky back during his war of words with Cena, would WWE's current top guy have stand any chance against Johnson ?
Honestly, if both guys were firing their best material I don't see any way that Rock wouldn't eat up Cena.
I've been a fan of WWF/E since I was born in '87. My question is about blood in WWE. Whilst I've no problem with WWE not using blood in their matches anymore, I don't think it really adds to a match, unless its a First Blood match, it was overused. It could easily add something to a match/angle if used very sparingly like with Michaels/Janetty and Cena/Lesnar. However I do have a problem with WWE editing blood from their archives, especially their DVD's. Like there are so many great visuals in WWE history, Vince McMahon's blood covered evil look to Hulk Hogan at 'Mania 19 springs to mind as a personal favorite. But WWE seem to be pissing all over their history by making these stupid edits especially on DVD's. They say want to bring back "fans who dont watch anymore" but seems like they want them to forget everything they liked or remembered about WWE in the past. Also if I buy a WWE DVD, its giving a rating which is normally a 15/18's rating, so why do WWE feel they should edit it. Some times I feel I should send my DVD's right to Titan Towers and ask them for my money back and why they are cheating their fans. Thoughts?
I get why they are doing it. They sell their product as being largely blood free so it makes perfect sense to me that they will stay within their corporate guidelines to omit it from footage. I get your point but I see why they are doing what they are doing too.
Do you think Kevin Nash's twitter rant last week had anything to do with Dustin Runnels release?
He hasn't commented that I know of but certainly the timeline would match up with when Runnels was let go by WWE.
Not really a question, but I'd like to get your thoughts on Mark Madden's recent editorial on another site. I really don't see how he can hold himself so highly above anyone really and speak so condescendingly to fans about a business in which he's been a fringe player at best.
That has been Madden's gimmick since his days of writing newsletter columns. To be fair, it has worked out pretty well for him in Pittsburgh, where he has been a radio show for years now. Madden has always been bombastic and as I have seen for years now it really doesn't matter if there is substance where bravado is concerned.
I have a question regarding autographed wrestling merchandise. One of the most easiest autographed merchandise to get a hold of in sports are Baseball, Basketball, & Football cards. However, since wrestling doesn't have any cards, forget that idea. Now, we all know that merchandise in pro sports does NOT have to be autographed to be worth millions of dollars. For example, the baseball that Mark McGuire hit for #70, I believe, during the home run chase with Sammy Sosa is worth quite a bit. Having said that, if you were to acquire boxing gloves signed by "Sugar" Ray Leonard, the same gloves he wore against Thomas "Hitman" Hearns, that would indeed be worth a boatload of money. My question is, how much is a wrestler's autograph worth? For example, say you had Mick Foley sign the exact same chair The Rock used on him during their "I Quit" match at the 1999 Royal Rumble, how much would it be worth? Say you had CM Punk sign a replica WWE Title, how much would it be worth? Finally, I bring this up because in 2000, I met the Hardy Boyz & they autographed a photo of themselves. How much would it be worth? Would someone who works at a Baseball card shop know?
I have always said that in the case of memorabilia, the products are worth whatever you can get someone to pay for them. It is hard to put a price on items like that when the value is in the eye of the beholder.
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