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1997 4 6.90%
1998 13 22.41%
1999 13 22.41%
2000 25 43.10%
2001 3 5.17%
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Old 09-08-2012, 12:36 PM   #11 (permalink)
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No one liked 1999? Thats my favorite year.
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How can people say that 2000 was the best year when Austin wasn't there (with the exception of backlash and the end of the year)? For me, the best "year" is from mid 1998 to mid 1999.
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No one liked 1999? Thats my favorite year.
Nonsensical booking, terrible PPVs, too much brawling. Compare the buildup of Summerslam 1998 and then Summerslam 1999 and you'll understand why the year '99 isn't well liked.

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Old 09-08-2012, 12:52 PM   #13 (permalink)
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1999 is the greatest TV year in wrestling history IMO, the crowds were on fire, Rock and Austin were on fire, WWF's popularity, ratings, buyrates, awesome storylines and memorable matches. 2000 was better in terms of wrestling, storylines were great too, the most successful year for any wrestling company ever, plenty of memorable programs, fresh matches and just a mega hot program with tremendous TV and PPV month after month. The Rock/Mankind/Austin/Vince/Shane/Show angle in 99 was one of the best programs of all time. This period in the start of 99 is probably my favorite time in wrestling history. So many great things happening all at once, business is huge, mainstream attention all over the product, wrestlers all over TV shows, amazing time. Same with 2000 if not more BTW because nobody in wrestling history had a better, bigger or more successful year than The Rock 2000, that's when the industry peaked forever.



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Old 09-08-2012, 01:26 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Nonsensical booking, terrible PPVs, too much brawling. Compare the buildup of Summerslam 1998 and then Summerslam 1999 and you'll understand why the year '99 isn't well liked.
I get that Russo booking was the best by any means but I think 1999 was much more entertaining as a whole compared to 2000. Just my personal opinion.
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:28 PM   #15 (permalink)
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1998 had the best TV, and 2000 had the best PPVs. Overall though, I'd go with 2000.
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:37 PM   #16 (permalink)
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How can people say that 2000 was the best year when Austin wasn't there (with the exception of backlash and the end of the year)? For me, the best "year" is from mid 1998 to mid 1999.
They didn't need Austin. There were times that I didn't notice him missing; that's how good it was. Nearly every ppv was good and you had a balance of both quality matches and entertainment.
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Old 09-08-2012, 01:39 PM   #17 (permalink)
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For me it's 2001, I just loved it to be honest, as a kid growing up the whole InVasion angle and the possability of the WWF going out of business was a huge thing for me. Plus every week runins or changes/jumping ship was keeping me on the edge of my seat, not to mention some of the greatest weekly matches of all time. 2000 isn't far behind though.
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2000 is the best wrestling year ever imo. It will take something very special to beat it.
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1. Raw after WM 2000 - WM17 (most of 2000)
2. Raw after WM 14 - WM 15 (most of '98)

The rest are still great but just not as entertaining.
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I get that Russo booking was the best by any means but I think 1999 was much more entertaining as a whole compared to 2000. Just my personal opinion.
Maybe it had to do with Triple H and Stephanie dominating the show, I thought HHH/Chyna was the better duo myself.
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