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Re: WWE
« Reply #50 on: June 20, 2020, 01:49:55 PM »
As a nipper I used to love coming back from Saturday shopping with my grandad and watching World of Sport at lunchtime with my nan and grandad. Can't beat those days.

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« Reply #51 on: June 20, 2020, 09:01:33 PM »
I know what you last two guys are talking about but it was before my time - looks very cheesy from what i saw!

I loved the "Attitude Era" - Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Mick Foley, The Undertaker, Hardy Boys, The Dudleys, Edge & Christian and how good WCW was and the emergence of ECW. The WCW invasion and then ECW was good but for me it went downhill once WWE had no significant rival. It was still decent up to Evolution and the disbanding but then i slowly lost interest. It actually improved again when TNA got good and i really enjoyed TNA.

All that said i loved it before those days too - Bret Hart (my all time favourite), Shawn Micheals, Razor Ramon, Diesel, Big Boss Man, The Nasty Boys, Hakushi! Yokozuna,  the "In Your House " shows and so on.

I always dip back in for The Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania but this is the first year i didn't.

What's it like at the moment as i thought it was heading in a good direction with Drew McIntyre but I can't watch it without a crowd.

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« Reply #52 on: June 30, 2020, 12:01:42 AM »
I know what you last two guys are talking about but it was before my time - looks very cheesy from what i saw!

I loved the "Attitude Era" - Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Mick Foley, The Undertaker, Hardy Boys, The Dudleys, Edge & Christian and how good WCW was and the emergence of ECW. The WCW invasion and then ECW was good but for me it went downhill once WWE had no significant rival. It was still decent up to Evolution and the disbanding but then i slowly lost interest. It actually improved again when TNA got good and i really enjoyed TNA.

All that said i loved it before those days too - Bret Hart (my all time favourite), Shawn Micheals, Razor Ramon, Diesel, Big Boss Man, The Nasty Boys, Hakushi! Yokozuna,  the "In Your House " shows and so on.

I always dip back in for The Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania but this is the first year i didn't.

What's it like at the moment as i thought it was heading in a good direction with Drew McIntyre but I can't watch it without a crowd.

I grew up watching the Attitude era so luckily I was a kid watching the best part of wrestling history (in my opinion). These days whilst I enjoy the nostalgia and war stories, I could never really watch it again as an adult these days - especially as some of the magic seems to be missing.

I do like to watch old matches from time to time. For instance, WWE recently put up a great Buried Alive match with Undertaker, Mankind, Big Show etc which was just excellent to watch. I like to listen to Jim Cornette too on Youtube who is massively entertaining and knows the business well, he often talks about the behind the scenes stuff which is interesting to see how stuff went down.

As said I don't pay it much attention any more with the modern stuff but I believe TNA is improving with new investors who run a good ship and I recently saw an AEW match for the first time which had an impressive crowd.
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