Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: “We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.”
Re: Things you hate about Wrestling?
My biggest complaint is probably the negative stigma associated with professional wrestling, especially in the United States, to the point where when a non-fan finds out that you're a fan, it is reason for ridicule. When most people think of "wrestling" it is synonymous with "WWE" which means that they automatically think lesser of you & assume that you're an idiot. You have to deal with things such as friends, family or even strangers questioning why you never "outgrew" that phase (also an argument against people that play video games or read comic books) like it is a childish activity.
"Wrestling" is basically a dirty word & a lot of fans, myself included as I am now into my thirties, are embarrassed to acknowledge our enjoyment of the business. It is certainly a faux pas subject to discuss publicly outside of professional wrestling events. Even if someone just does something as innocuous as wear a pro-wrestling t-shirt into public, if anyone else recognizes the shirt, they will almost certainly be deemed white trash or of the lowest common denominator intelligence. It is frustrating & is 100% the fault of Vince McMahon.
There is a reason why die-hard pro-wrestling fans seek discussion, refuge almost, on the outskirts of the internet. We have been cast out of society, like Mad Max, as we are just roaming around waiting to find our Bartertown.