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post #7301 of 20566 (permalink) Old 10-13-2012, 04:07 PM
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Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Why would anyone want to see Mysterio vs Sin "enough" Botches? Anyways:

WrestleMania 29 card:

Cena vs Undertaker
Punk vs Austin
BROCK vs Rock

Throw in something for Danielson, Cesaro, & Dolph and I'll be happy.

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I really have no interest in Rock/Cena II. My ideal semi-realistic main event card would be:

Punk v Rock v Cena (WWE title)
Taker v Lesnar
Ziggler v Ryback (WHC)
Bryan v Jericho

If Lesnar isn't going to re-sign for another run, I wouldn't mind seeing:

Punk v Rock
Cena v Taker
Lesnar v Ryback
Ziggler v Bryan v Jericho

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Unforgiven 2004:

William Regal/Chris Benoit vs Ric Flair/Batista - **1/4
- Wow, this is pathetic. Benoit went from main eventing SummerSlam as the World Champion to opening the next PPV in the most meaningless match you can think of. As a match, it's nothing special and belongs to the middle of a Raw show at best.

Trish Stratus vs Victoria - **1/2
- Decent effort by both, nothing to remember much from, though.

Tyson Tomko vs Steven Richards - 1/2*
- This goes on for way too long. Should've been one minute at best but goes on for over 5 minutes. Also, how much of a jobber must Steven Richards be to be put in the position he was here? First he came out to Victoria's music as her "bitch" and now he's hiding in some stupid female dress, lol.

Chris Jericho vs Christian (Ladder Match) - ***1/4
- A good match by these two and a good comeback for Christian after his back injury. Crowd is too dead, though, and it gets a bit slow by the end when both men spend too much time laying on the mat instead of doing anything. 23 minutes might have been too long, so that might explain it. Still, an enjoyable ladder match and Jericho wins his seventh IC title. And lastly, I can't forget the crazy bumps these guys take, Jericho getting the ladder pulled from under him comes to mind specially.

Shawn Michaels vs Kane - **1/4
- Boring as it gets. Crowd is super dead and the match just feels so underwhelming and uninteresting.

La Resistance vs Tajiri/Rhyno - **
- Yawn, generic tag team match. Couldn't care less for these because it is always the same formula and ending.

Randy Orton vs HHH - ***1/2
- I liked this one a lot. Crowd is mostly dead but they show a lot more life here than the entire PPV so far. The in-ring action is solid until the overbooking towards the end. A simple push into the referee puts him to sleep for about 10 minutes and then a load of shenanigans take place with Evolution and Jonathan Coachman entering the scene. HHH wins after Orton takes a hell of a beating with attacks from Batista, a lowblow, a chair shot and a Pedigree into the chair by HHH. This was a huge momentum killer for Orton, though. All this build-up from when he joined Evolution for absolutely nothing. I hear he had problems behind the scenes causing them to press the reset button but despite popular belief, it was NOT Orton's fault that his face run flopped from an on-screen perspective. They booked him well during the build-up and the crowd was popping for him every week yet after this one, he became irrelevant until the Undertaker feud saved his career and he was build once again up to the main event level and became a mainstay.

Overall: **1/4 out of ***** (You rarely hear anything about this PPV outside of the main event and it's probably for very good reason. Save for the ladder match and the main event, there is nothing to find here. The weakest Raw PPV from 2004 to me although Taboo Tuesday is still on the way. Oh, and I can't forget how terrible the crowd is on this one. By far the worst crowd I've come across in the entire years of 2003 and 2004 from all the shows I've watched.)
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Tomko/Steven is one of those matches that I considered using negative snowflakes for. So bad. I remember a part when Tomko did the most awkward smothering attempt with the wig over Steven's face and JR/King were left puzzled at what he was trying to do.

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Rewatched two classics today.

Cena/Punk MITB - *****
Honestly just as good as it was the first time, everything just clicked.

Trish/Mickie WM22 - ***1/2 -3/4
I really love this match, i miss Mickie & Trish so much

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Tomko/Steven is one of those matches that I considered using negative snowflakes for. So bad. I remember a part when Tomko did the most awkward smothering attempt with the wig over Steven's face and JR/King were left puzzled at what he was trying to do.

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Shouldn't have even been a match. They could've just had Tomko bring out Richards and then beat him down and remove the wig and the rest of his clothes. Instead they turned it into a shitty squash that lasted 6 minutes too long.
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I just watched "Rise and Fall of ECW" Absolutely brilliant, a lot of nostalgic moments and some moments that I hadn't seen neither, one of the best WWE Produced DVD's in my opinion, if not the best.
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Shouldn't have even been a match. They could've just had Tomko bring out Richards and then beat him down and remove the wig and the rest of his clothes. Instead they turned it into a shitty squash that lasted 6 minutes too long.
Shouldn't have been on the PPV to begin with.

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Thoughts on the Big Show/Taker matches from 2008?

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Really liked the NM and CS ones. I've heard very bad things about the SVS one and I know there's a cage match on SD but I've never seen it.



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