The Pro Graps Thread

Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Big-Red, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. Oct 18, 2019

    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    "Draw for teenage girls watching AEW"

    It's like claiming to be tallest dwarf. I'd wager the amount of teenage girls watching AEW is absolutely tiny. The word draw shouldn't even be used.

    The Rock coming back and boosting Smackdown by a million for a week is a draw. Fecking Riho, as likeable as she is, is not any kind of draw.
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    Edgar Allan Pillow Ero-Sennin

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    Bayley's new look is atrocious.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Otis is just a fecking sphere of humanity. I love the guy.
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    b82REZ Full Member

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    But what are the ratings and does he draw teenage girls when he's on screen? These are are the real questions.
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    Do you follow him on Instagram. Was hoping all his posts about Mandy Rose actually meant he was hitting that but the man is basically a human T-Rex his arms are tiny.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    @Ekeke
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    He's tabulating the figures.

    With that said, I wouldn't cross the road to watch Seth Rollins. Boring bastard.
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    TheGame Full Member

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    I agree, she now reminds me of Chyna after seeing her on Smackdown yesterday.
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    Castia Full Member

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    Shorty G....

    fecking rubbish. I’d love to see some of the stuff Vince rips up if this type of stupid shit is making TV.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    Wouldn't go that far but I agree, Seth Rollins isn't a draw. He'd still sell a shit ton more tickets for any event than Riho though.

    Unless it was a pretty little liars convention.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    So New Japan are coming to America.

    Be interesting to see how AEW fanboys react.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    New Japan seem very late to the party. They dont have any stars for America anymore and their ticket sales went down in the US with the more events they do.

    Must be wanting to compete with Impact and Ring of Honor for #3 promotion, perhaps NWA if they get a tv deal from their youtube show
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    Minkaro Full Member

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    I mean, he's 49 now, and hasn't wrestled for...about ten years? But I loved Monty Brown, and I will watch this match.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    Whilst I agree they're somewhat late to the party (though in their defence, when would it have been a good time? Bullet club? Had ROH for that), I think they're brand of wrestling is a true alternative.
    IMO in terms of style, theyre something in the middle of NXT and Dynamite/smackdown/raw.

    People who simply want to watch good wrestling will surely tune in. Don't think AEW/WWE will be worried though.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    That segment was awful.
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    Name Changed weso26

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    Which one?
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    I hope the street prophets know the person that baby belongs to, or did he just come across random lady with baby in crowd and take it off her hands.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    When Kenny was champ a year or more ago

    The problem is if its new guys and not the normal New Japan wrestlers. And the name suggests thats what it is, else it would just be a tour of the US or something.

    The normal New Japan guys would put on some great matches. New guys that arent part of the normal New Japan roster very much less so
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    Felt this last week and feel it again this week, I genuinely enjoy watching AEW dark more than Dynamite.
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    Gambit Desperately wants to be a Muppet

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    Latest NWA power, weakest one so far. Still some good matches but the Tim Storm story line didn't do anything for me. I did chuckle at the new ads though.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    fecking both shows were excellent tonight! Thoroughly sports entertained :drool:
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    Mystry Friendship is magic

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    NXT is ridiculously good. However they changed Isaiah Scott's music, his previous one was better.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Only took Finn 5 years to be some bit interesting.
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    vangagal Full Member

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    His time in NJPW was more interesting than anything he's done in WWE so far. His booking just atrocious in main roster.
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    Sylar Full Member

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    I can dig that ending to NXT.
    Dynamite continues to be fun.

    I do wish Dynamite was opposite Raw though.
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    vangagal Full Member

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    One is 3 hours long and other is 2 hours. Just stupid from the start. Smackdown would make more sense though.
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    Castia Full Member

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    AEW was good again, loving it to be honest.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Rollins should probably avoid trading shots, he always ends up on the losing side of verbal battles.

    He said a few days ago that Omega is "playing around in the minor leagues". JR's rebuttal to that today was "Maybe someday he will be over as his girlfriend."
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    Mystry Friendship is magic

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    Is that really a put down? Becky is one of the most over people in the industry, doesn't matter whether she's his girlfriend or not.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    I started a mini review of both shows, but I havent finished the NXT show yet so I'll post it when I'm finished instead.

    I liked AEW a lot, and Ive liked NXT up to the Forgotten Sons match so far.

    Ratings are in, AEW ahead of NXT by 265k viewers. It was 302k, 228k and 518k in the previous weeks going back to their debut. So the 2nd smallest viewer advantage over NXT, with AEW week 2 being the smallest.

    So it was pretty normal but with both shows repeating the pattern of declining numbers each week and this being the first time AEW has had less than 1 million viewers. There was big competition from baseball this week so its understandable for both shows to be down and theres going to be a lot of weeks with good competition for ratings, so this obviously isnt a one off.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    Tbf, omega said something along the lines of everyone in NXT would be wrestling in dark matches in AEW.

    In retrospect, that's a pretty good line considering AEW dark has arguably had better matches than Dynamite.
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    Name Changed weso26

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    Balór with one of the best heel turns in years. Finally he might get some decent booking as Vince isn't there to feck it up.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Just seen that Sky have passed on renewing with the WWE. The RAW just gone only had 3,000 viewers. Apparently, they lost 35,000 in a week.

    For comparison, the iMPACT just gone did 77,000 in the UK, which also beat AEW.
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    Marksy7 Full Member

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    think BT Sports have an agreement to take on WWE from new year
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Yeah, that's what I heard. Even though I don't watch WWE anymore it'll be weird not seeing it listed on Sky Sports anymore.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    He did walk it back afterwards saying he didnt mean everyone and specifically mentioned the likes of Matt Riddle as people he wasnt talking about. Riddle and Gargano would probably be main eventers, Io Shirai would be in the womens title picture other than that the rest would be padding the card. And yes everyone appears on AEW Dark
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    That was a hell turn I genuinely did not see coming... Like most of the time you think "he could smack his partner here" just 'cos its wrestling... but yeah, didn't for a second see Balor kicking Gargano.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    NXTs womens division absolutely shits all over AEWs, objectively. It's not even a contest.

    UE, Riddle, Gargano, Ciampa, Balor, Dream, Dunne, probably even Keith Lee would all main eventing dynamite. Kushida and Rush are there too.
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    Shane88 Actually Nostradamus

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    Ken fecking Shamrock...

    [​IMG]

    I know he's roided up to the last but he's a tough looking bastard. Was his match with Impact any good?
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    Annihilate Now! ...or later, I'm not fussy Scout

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    It was alright... not great though, they tried to be too ambitious... and it went about 2 or 3 minutes longer then it should have.