Originally Posted by Chaos-In-Motion
You want hardcore wrestling, go watch CZW. Hardcore is only entertaining when it involves both aspects of HARDCORE and WRESTLING. Watching guys get hit with a florescent light bulb on fire wrapped in barbed wire through a table into thumbtacks isn't wrestling.
I agree with this so hard.
Also, when you mess with the suspension of disbelief threshhold of the casual fan you get the mess we saw during the Attitude Era and in ECW, with guys legitimately nearly killing themselves to get half the reaction a good sturdy wrestling match used to get back in the day.