Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread - Page 160 - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums
Closed Thread

Old 04-25-2012, 12:36 PM   #1591 (permalink)
Learning to break kayfabe
 
Mr.Limelight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 204
Mr.Limelight Mr.Limelight
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Whats the so called best matches you guys havent seen?

I cant believe ive yet to see Brock/Taker HIAC, nor anything from 08 that gets props (Jericho/Michaels, HHH/Hardy, HBK/Ric Flair).
Mr.Limelight is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 04-25-2012, 12:37 PM   #1592 (permalink)
Ho!
 
#BadNewsSanta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Somewhere
Posts: 14,243
#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading#BadNewsSanta has posts worth reading
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Top 5 Cell matches:

1) Taker/HBK BB97- *****
2) Taker/Lesnar NM02- ****3/4
3) Taker/Edge SSlam 08- ****3/4
4) Batista/HHH Vengeance 05- ****1/2
5) Taker/Batista SS07- ****1/4 (This and Taker/Orton are practically tied, and I swap them around all the time)

Taker/Lesnar is the highest match at ****3/4 for me and really it's just Taker's selling that keeps me from putting it at *****, while Taker/Edge is on the lower end, but has everything you could want in a match in some degree in the match... both classics. Batista/HHH is both men's best cell match, and Taker/Batista was the match we always loved between them, but more brutal and with a cell around them. Taker/Orton for an honorable mention, was just such a great end to the rivalry.

Top 5 EC Matches:

1) SS02- ****1/2
2) NYR05- ****1/4
3) World Title EC 09- ****1/4
4) World Title EC 2011- ****1/4
5) WWE Title EC 09- ****
__________________
I've got some bad news...


Last edited by #BadNewsSanta : 04-25-2012 at 12:40 PM.
#BadNewsSanta is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 12:39 PM   #1593 (permalink)
Little Poppa Pump
 
Phil_Mc_90's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 2,240
Phil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friendsPhil_Mc_90 needs to make some friends
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Just rewatched Undertaker v Brock HIAC, It is definitely my favourite cell match, I'd give it ****1/2. The only reason it's not ***** for me is the selling of the hand by Taker, for the majority of the match he sold it very well but there were just a few moments that he didn't sell it. The biggest example was the chokeslam, he hit it and covered Brock all without a problem but then punched Brock with the hand and doubled over in pain, surely giving someone a chokeslam would hurt more than a punch, it's probably very nit picky but it took away from the match for me. Apart from that unbelievable match, the reversal of the tombstone into an F5 was amazing.

I'd say overall the Angle/Lesnar SS match for me was Brock's best match with this second and probably the iron man third
__________________
Phil_Mc_90 is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 12:43 PM   #1594 (permalink)
Lacing SCOTT STEINER's boots
 
Cactus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 4,191
Cactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missedCactus probably won't be missed
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by MachoMadness1988 View Post
Question for yall who rate matches. I'd like to do this as well but never really tried to. I guess my question is if you are going to give something **** 3/4 is it something big that is keeping it from ***** or are you just being a picky smark? Im just curious and not calling anyone out. I forget the forum but some dude I have seen refuses to give a match ***** no matter what. This kind of defeats the whole purpose. I agree with a lot of the reviews on here and they are fun to read. Keep it up guys. I have just never taken the time to give *'s to matches and would like to start.
It does have a lot to do with being a picky smark, but I don't think there is anything wrong and I personally think it's a good thing.

My view on what a 5 star match should be is that it should be flawless in the eye of the viewer. Take for example Cena vs Punk MiTB. I adore that match but a few of the botches did suck me out of the moment. It's not perfect in my eyes and gets the ****3/4 rating.

I don't think anyone is in the position to call someone wrong on giving that match the full monty though. The match may not of perfect from a physical standpoint (an undeniable fact), but if the botches didn't negatively affect your viewing in anyway, then go ahead and give it the full five (if you think it warrants it, of course).
Cactus is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 12:54 PM   #1595 (permalink)
I used to be jealous of Arron Afflalo
 
Brye's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Boston
Posts: 23,137
Brye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whoreBrye is a rep whore
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

I have no shame giving Punk/Cena *****.
__________________


Sig: ABrown & CHAMP

Panthers - Red Sox - Nuggets

WWE Layeth The Smacketh Down
Brye is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 01:04 PM   #1596 (permalink)
Taking orders from THE MACHINE
 
#ROOT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Wherever the machine sends me
Posts: 19,854
#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee#ROOT is a HOF inductee
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Most of the time its just a "feeling" I get when watching a match. If I'm not "feeling" it as being ***** then I'm not going to give it the full 5.

If Angle/Undertaker SD 03 match had a proper finish though, I'd likely go the full *****. Possibly the same for HBK/Mankind at Mindgames lol.
#ROOT is online now  
Old 04-25-2012, 01:10 PM   #1597 (permalink)
Angelina
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Arizona
Posts: 6,234
Word is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselves
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cactus View Post
It does have a lot to do with being a picky smark, but I don't think there is anything wrong and I personally think it's a good thing.

My view on what a 5 star match should be is that it should be flawless in the eye of the viewer. Take for example Cena vs Punk MiTB. I adore that match but a few of the botches did suck me out of the moment. It's not perfect in my eyes and gets the ****3/4 rating.

I don't think anyone is in the position to call someone wrong on giving that match the full monty though. The match may not of perfect from a physical standpoint (an undeniable fact), but if the botches didn't negatively affect your viewing in anyway, then go ahead and give it the full five (if you think it warrants it, of course).
Do you have any match at *****? I don't think any match is flawless.
Word is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 01:28 PM   #1598 (permalink)
Humbled
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM
Posts: 15,868
Chismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREWChismo is new to the CHATBOX CREW
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

"in the eye of the viewer", he said.
Chismo is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 01:29 PM   #1599 (permalink)
Asking SCOTT STEINER for Wrestling Advice
 
hanshanshans911's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: The Dreadfort
Posts: 480
hanshanshans911 should be embarassed if they have more than 50 postshanshanshans911 should be embarassed if they have more than 50 postshanshanshans911 should be embarassed if they have more than 50 postshanshanshans911 should be embarassed if they have more than 50 posts
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by hanshanshans911 View Post
Do you guys recommend the Best of Raw & Smackdown 2011? It looks pretty solid.
Need some opinions so I can get it tomorrow or Friday
__________________
hanshanshans911 is offline  
Old 04-25-2012, 01:49 PM   #1600 (permalink)
Asking SCOTT STEINER for Wrestling Advice
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: South Wales
Posts: 425
A-DoubleBaby! is an after thoughtA-DoubleBaby! is an after thought
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Talking about 5 star matches, I agree with Cal in that you need to get that "feeling". It can't really be explained in any more detail than that. If it makes me revert back to being a child and just mark the fuck out then its done is job.

Punk/Cena MitB was used as an example which I agree is 5 stars. That being said, from a technical standpoint it is far from perfect, however it is still very good in that aspect and everything else about that match is amazing.

I firmly beleive that atmosphere adds a hell of a lot to a match. A hot crowd and a great build improve a match tenfold in my eyes.

Last edited by A-DoubleBaby! : 04-25-2012 at 05:54 PM.
A-DoubleBaby! is offline  
Closed Thread



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios