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Old 01-30-2012, 07:02 PM   #821 (permalink)
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swagger can cut a good satisfying promo when given the chance. all i wanted to say.
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Old 01-30-2012, 07:25 PM   #822 (permalink)
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This is why I don't even get into the ratings. I'd rather watch a Swagger/Ryder promo than some Goldberg or Hogan shit. Sure it'd draw better but it'd probably be dreadful.
Ofcourse you would, we all would but is it good for business? Its not going to make money for the company.

You have to understand vince mcmahon doesnt have a choice either. If the casual fans prefer swagger/ryder over goldberg or hogan, then vince would obviously give us swagger/ryder.
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derp...wrong thread
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:44 PM   #824 (permalink)
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Compare AE ratings with your Pg Era or Realty Era or Whatever the hell it is.

you get the idea which one is OVERRATED
Obvious ignorant mark is obvious. You can't compare ratings from different time periods. Just a completely weightless, stupid argument from someone who clearly knows nothing about ratingzzz.
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:41 AM   #825 (permalink)
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Obvious ignorant mark is obvious. You can't compare ratings from different time periods. Just a completely weightless, stupid argument from someone who clearly knows nothing about ratingzzz.
Obvious butthurt mark is obvious.
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This is why I don't even get into the ratings. I'd rather watch a Swagger/Ryder promo than some Goldberg or Hogan shit. Sure it'd draw better but it'd probably be dreadful.
I think this is were the ratings come in. Even in the upmost hardcore 1% of the audience, there are people with vastly differing opinions on their favorite wrestlers. Who is to say what is right? Who is to say which wrestler should get pushed? Ratings, when taken into proper context, gives WWE and Vince the best idea of who majority of the audience likes.
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Shouldn't what actually happens in the segments have to do with who tunes in and out?
No, because you can't affect the first quarter unless you promote something for that time slot, it's always just what happened before, like RAW this week, the Rumble winner.
HHH/Taker/Ace got a huge overrun, almost 18 minutes if I'm not mistaken, so now it's not a prediction or something, that SHOULD do at least 4.0

And BTW, I will rather watch Hogan or Goldberg over these two clowns even if Ryder and Swagger were drawing 6.0 every segment.

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This is why I don't even get into the ratings. I'd rather watch a Swagger/Ryder promo than some Goldberg or Hogan shit. Sure it'd draw better but it'd probably be dreadful.
And for the casual audience, watching Goldberg in 2 minute squash matches was the highlight of their Monday nights for a while. I, nor many others for that matter, have said that people only watch the stars who draw and I don't know where you and the others got that from. I don't watch HHH because he draws, I watch him because he's my favorite wrestler of all time and he entertains me. We come in here to discuss what/who is pulling good quarter hours and who isn't and to speculate why. How that turned into the fallacy of people only watching and marking for the stars that draw, I don't know. The simple fact is and the numbers prove it, the guys who are legit stars when put into big time situations produce big time numbers. Everybody else doesn't. You want to watch Ryder and Swagger in a promo and that's fine. Other people would prefer to tune in to Raw and see The Rock every week and that's fine too.
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I think its ridiculous to compare ratings from the Attitude Era to this era. For almost everyone, the AE was just a fling.
Ratings started dropping the second the storylines started to end. The major players were still there in early 2000, but the viewers started leaving. That fling was over and they never went back again.
One thing that drew big in 1998 would barely have drawn half of the original rating if it would have been done in 2002 by the same wrestlers. The storylines helped a lot to make the wrestlers interesting, when storylines became weaker so did the wrestlers.

Just look at today, The Rock and Stone Cold can pop a rating for a short period of time. But for everytime they show up, the less viewers will care.

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I think its ridiculous to compare ratings from the Attitude Era to this era. For almost everyone, the AE was just a fling.
Ratings started dropping the second the storylines started to end. The major players were still there in early 2000, but the viewers started leaving. That fling was over and they never went back again.
One thing that drew big in 1998 would barely have drawn half of the original rating if it would have been done in 2002 by the same wrestlers. The storylines helped a lot to make the wrestlers interesting, when storylines became weaker so did the wrestlers.

Just look at today, The Rock and Stone Cold can pop a rating for a short period of time. But for everytime they show up, the less viewers will care.
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