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Old 11-13-2012, 06:35 AM   #291 (permalink)
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I loved it to be honest. It felt edgy and real and I know Lawler would be cool with them using his heart attack to get heat. He's just that old-school.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:38 AM   #292 (permalink)
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Lawler pitched the idea, I bet.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:40 AM   #293 (permalink)
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As long as the PG crap is dropped...good. They got a reaction which is what they were going for. OP has fallen right into their trap.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:41 AM   #294 (permalink)
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So how many people would be liking this if he did die? Oh wait nvm, its Punk, everything thing he does is godly.

Or what if it was Cena last night and not Punk? Hmm.
Its two completely different situations. Dont see the reason to bring that up.
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Old 11-13-2012, 06:41 AM   #295 (permalink)
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I wasn't offended by it. Lawler is OK now and they wouldn't have done it without his say so. (at least I think so)

However, I am against doing it because it blurs the line between reality & storylines in a disturbing way. For example, while I was grossly offended by the "Eddie is in hell" bit they did with Orton heading into Mania 22 (which to me was far more tasteless than this), my biggest problem with it was that it was so over the line, that some fans were honest to God speculating that Eddie's death was an elaborate work.

And there in lies my problem. If you go too far with something like this, not only do you run the risk of offending people, but to me, it kind of takes away from the seriousness & severity of what actually happened and reduces it to just being another wrestling storyline.

EDIT: I actually missed the footage they showed of Lawler having the Heart Attack and having CPR performed on him. Thank God I did. Why on Earth would the WWE show that? That is just morbid, ghoulish, and weird.
I was offended bout Orton said, that went way over the line. That Punk-Heyman stuff is BossMan-BigShow storyline BossMan said BIG SHOW YOU'RE A NASTY BASTARD & YOU'RE MOMMA SAID SO. He got major heat in 99 BossMan was great as Heel with funeral & his segments. Punk-Heyman did the same last night, that's why PG Era sucks now, storylines are crap etc. They need more edgier stuff like this & push them mid-carders 2 main-eventers. It is sick of what they did, Heel Jake was awesome in 91 feuding with Macho Man, brings King Cobra bits his arm & got over. It's major heat is what's really wrong in WWE, what u think TripleG?
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I didn't think the segment was necessary, but I wasn't offended. People need to not take things like this seriously and realize they're just playing characters and they both agreed to it prior. Was it tasteless? A bit. But it's not like this is the only tasteless segment they've ever done...



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Now, THAT was a tasteless AND "not-funny" segment. I was seriously asking myself how the fuck I was still watching WWE at that time.
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Except his crowd reactions are never dead to begin with, and you'd have to be a blind Punk hater to belie- oh, right.
They are dead as fuck.
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People are getting way too sensitive over this. Heels are supposed to do whatever they can to generate heat, and this was the perfect opportunity. Lawler would have given the OK for this to happen, if he was offended by it he wouldn't have agreed to it. I didn't think the segment was particularly funny, but I'm not going to get on a moral high ground like so many people on here. There's been far more offensive segments over the years than that, like the Eddie/Orton one.
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Finally, finally a real heel. Finally, the product is edgy. THAT WAS AWESOME. PURE GENIUS
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