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post #81 of 177 (permalink) Old 11-16-2013, 07:51 PM
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I wasn't going to comment in this thread because I just expected a load of Curtis Axel shite .. which is bullshit, because Curtis Axel has got a lot of charisma, it's the scripts and the way he's booked that suffocates this, when you see Axel outside of the scripted work (IE ring entrances, working the crowd, his stances on the ropes, his in ring taunts, his backstage segments of him walking for his match) .... you can see very clearly that he has a lot of charisma ... I just couldn't be arsed arguing this among the people who are so set in their ways, or following a trend at the moment.
Charisma

(1) compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others
(2) a divinely conferred power or talent

In what way does any of that equate to charisma? That's like saying Dolph Ziggler has charisma in abundance because he calls himself a show off, does taunts and wiggles his rear. None of it means squat. Charisma is more-so how people react to what you do. No doing some taunts, being cocky/full of yourself, stupid poses and the like does not mean you have charisma.

And what on earth does his off screen work have to do with anything? Do we tune into raw each week to see Joseph Hennig or Curtis Axel?
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post #82 of 177 (permalink) Old 11-16-2013, 07:53 PM
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I might as well bring up that Jack Swagger, while being my favorites of favorites, does lack in the charisma department. He's had his moments where he's cut good promos and he and Cesaro certainly compliment each other and have gotten up in the charisma department together. Their body langugage with one another shows all the charisma they need as a team


However, I feel the more athletic wrestlers (such as Jack who is obviously an athlete first and foremost and has little experience in entertainment) suffer from either being given the wrong gimmick or being heel when they should be face and vice versa.


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Re: Least charismatic wrestlers of all time

I find Cody Rhodes bland as fuck tbh

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I find Cody Rhodes bland as fuck tbh
I do think Cody has improved a lot over the past year or so to be honest



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Oh, Swaggie, why do I adore you so much? I laughed like a seal when this happened - it was so bad it was unbearably hilarious. Like I said, he's an athlete, NOT an actor.




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Re: Least charismatic wrestlers of all time

Bobby Lashley
Chris Candido (RIP)
Jeff Jarrett
Ted Dibiase Jr.
Alberto Del Rio
Savio Vega
Swagger (although I find him hilarious for all the wrong reasons)
Steve Blackman
Dr. Death Steve Williams
Lance Storm
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i guess you didn't hear him on commentary.
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Chill out. There is No need to act like that just because he/she thinks your favourite wrestler lacks charisma
I did, and I found his commentary decent. And even if it sucked, what does commentary have anything to do with him being charismatic or not?

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To be fair, although I wouldn't put Cody Rhodes as not being charismatic (He is!!!), when he was doing his masked gimmick ... he was pretty dull .... you don't need to bite the persons head off because they don't think your favourite wrestler has a lot of charisma, just state your reasons for disagreeing with a valid point.

Cody Rhodes I feel however, has been the most improved wrestler this year, specially his in ring work, it's phenomenal right now!

Oh, no, I'm chill. My main point is that people shouldn't comment that someone is uncharismatic without knowing the definition of charisma. Sure, Cody maybe be somewhat less over than his brother, but he is still pretty over. You heat loud, clear chants from viewers of all ages in the stands at PPV's, and some Raw's, quite often. He is over, meaning viewers like him. Someone who can pretty consistently draw viewers to cheer for him/her is bound to be charismatic.


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Are you kidding me? You don't think THIS, is charismatic?


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Re: Least charismatic wrestlers of all time

I don't think Cody Rhodes is that good on the mic, but he does have charisma. After being a heel so long, he is surprisingly good as a face right now, I'm loving his current run and hopefully he'll get another singles title run. Ambrose vs. Rhodes is a nice title feud I hope to see in the near future.

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Re: Least charismatic wrestlers of all time

Charlie Haas
Curtis axel
Lance Storm

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1. Sami Zayn
2. Shinsuke Nakmura
3. Kevin Owens
4. Finn Balor
5. AJ Styles
6. Dean Ambrose
7. Bray Wyatt
8. Seth Rollins
9. Chad Gable
10. Cesaro

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Re: Least charismatic wrestlers of all time

Storm, Kidd, Axel, and Malenko come to mind.

Benjamin and McIntyre are charisma black holes too.

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