WWF Wrestlemania?

By TS | Crazyace
Mar 17, 2002
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  1. does anyone other than me actually watch this crud?? I am addicted, even though its $39!
  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,608   +295

    I have a friend that does.
    But I don't associate with him very often :p
    I prefer the more classic methods of acting :rolleyes:
  3. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    heheheh i watched that celebrity boxing on cable....

    reminded me of the romans throwing people to the lions...

    except you don't need a lion coz the horror is built in....

  4. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Used to watch WCW a while back, but after it became a pay channel only available on cable, I dropped off... (It would cost way to much to get cabel and subscribe to the channel only to watch WCW...)
  5. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761

    39.00 is ridiculous when you think of how much Vince McMahanon is worth and how much he makes every day on the WWF. He'll probably have 3-4 million viewers tonight worldwide. at 9.99 per house he would still make a killing.

    Its Greed.
  6. uncleel

    uncleel TS Rookie Posts: 980

    It's Rastlin' not wrestling. All show business now.
    10-15 years ago, before the modern large arena era, you'd see a preliminary match from a TV set in Long Island. The bad guys like Nikolai Volkoff & weasely manager Nikita Breznikov cheated & won. In the subsequent interview, Breznikov would say, "Greetings degenerates, stupid illiterate Americans." while Volkoff held the USSR flag. This was all a pretense to sell tickets for the weekend headliner match @ the Armory.

    I miss the old days. Iron Sheik vs Sgt. Slaughter. Dusty Rhodes, "Dirty" **** Murdoch, Harley Race, Superstar Graham, "Hitman" Hart, Jerry "The King" Lawler, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, George "The Animal" Steele, The Road Warriors etc.

    Every since Hulk Hogan, who was a lousy wrestler but great showman, my interest has wanned.
  7. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,059   +646

    I used to watch WWF a few years ago, but it only lasted a few months for me, too much acting for my taste, maybe it's good for seeing 20 minutes or so, but then it gets pretty boring.
  8. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,608   +295

    Yeah I'll come hit you in the head with a metal chair a dozen times and you won't be bleeding or concussed. Just a little dizzy...
  9. TS | Crazyace

    TS | Crazyace TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 275

    Its not to often that I laugh out loud to shows, WWF is one of them. Its so stupid, it makes me laugh.. ..ahh....
    I do remember the good ol'e days of it though, rowdy piper was the funk...
  10. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    I am not sure if this is good or bad, but I used to watch it with my dad a long time ago! To tell you the truth I don't think I have watched it in over 6 years or so. It got pretty old pretty quick, but I guess it is entertainment to some :confused:
  11. Ai Hate

    Ai Hate TS Rookie Posts: 302

    watched it when i was a kid. stopped at around 10, i think...
    the main reasons was i got into other sports, none on free tv, and it got boring after a couple of times (always the same routine: bash bash.. dizzy... bash bash... suplexes... bash bash... etc)
  12. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761

    Alright, after watching last night over a friends house I have to admit that it was worth the 40 bucks. Hulk Hogan against the Rock was awesome. The Jerihco/Triple H match was very good as well.

    It was a very entertaining 4 hours.

    I think the biggest thing is that the usual pay per views are okay at best. Wrestlemania is once a year and is pretty special. The month ppv's are probably not worth the 39.99 but Wrestlemania is.
  13. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Cool, who won??????
  14. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 672

    I'm amazed that Paul Hogan hasn't go to permanent retirement. :D I'd like to know who won too :D
  15. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,608   +295

    Should have been shot after those Urban Commando films....
  16. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761

    The Rock beat Hogan
  17. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    What about the other one??

    Thanks for that one though :)
  18. lokem

    lokem TS Rookie Posts: 672

    Thanks for the info. BTW, how long was the fight?
  19. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Whatever happened to hacksaw Jim Dugan ? :D

    That was one funny guy...

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