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That needs to be adressed.
Here and there I hear about so called Roman Reigns "Bad Booking".
Following Roman's carrer from the very debut on the main roster, I never noticed that his booking is bad.
So I decided to ask WWE superstars what do they think about Roman's booking.

:bryan2 "Yes. Very bad booking. People in charge always try to keep him down. No matter what he does, no matter how badly people want Roman to succeed they just don't believe in him. And they try to screw him up at every turn.
Remember how they called him "A Flying Pony" every time he did his signsture move? That was brutal. Despite being one of the best wrestlers in the world and the most over guy in a decade the do everything to keep
him like this cute little joke..."


:rollins2 "Yeah, a joke. Remember when they did this segment with vibrator in his case strongly hinting that Roman is into anal masturbation. Goosh, that was dumb..."

:ambrose4 "Yep. Dumb. I feel sorry for my brotha. They always make him look like a total idiot. On top of that he barely wins a match. And every time me and him are in the same ring they make Reigns look like a total geek. That's some really bad booking over there."

:barrett "What bothers me the most about his booking is that despite being one of the best talkers in the business, Roman hadn't cut an actual serious promo in years."

:stardust "Oh, bad booking for sure. I mean, Roman is in this company for almost 10 years and that one Chamber match where he was outlasted by Santino was as close as it got for him to main event scene. Santino Marella was closer to winning the world title than him. I feel bad for Roman.
They just never gave him a chance."


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:cesaro "Yes... He is very underutilized. Roman is insanely talanted and everyone sees it. But he is too samoan to succeed, apparently."

:lana3 "Stupit americens onli push Roman Reins to be fed to that stupit americen Jon Cena."

:ziggler2 "Yeah, bad booking. Very bad booking. Remember when Roman was losing for like 6 months staraight non stop? And managed to stay one of the most over guys on the roster. Remember all this "We want Roman" chants?
Remember when he got absolutely nothing for it? I mean I don't get it. They are saying that guys are not reaching for that brass ring and show no ambition, but when Reigns actually went for it they punished him? They are way too harsh on Roman."


Seriously, his booking is great. They built one of the best stables in history for him. They made him look superior to the other two at every opportunity. They basically turned the stable into "Reigns' overness generator" by the end.
They gave him attire, music, entrance and catch phrase. They protected him like crazy. They fed him everybody there is to fed. They made all 3 announcers suck his dick 24\7. They tried different promo styles. They tried to inject some personality in him. They didn't rush him. They gave him 14 months to prepare for his big push.
All he had to do is just improve to somewhat passable degree and get over.
He failed at both.
Vince didn't screw Roman. Roman screwed Roman.
Believe that.
 

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I think they did a guy job of building him to be a singles star. The resentment is that he's had only 2 or 3 one on one matches since The Shield broke up and he's already gettng the Cena push.

It's just compounded by the fact that he isn't "our guy" as well, while there's the perception that our guys are getting buried(they aren't).
 

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Reigns has not received bad booking at all, his booking has been great. Some of his material has been shit.

The problem with his booking is that its not the kind of booking that is going to get him over, universally, as a face with the WWE's current audience.
 

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That needs to be adressed.
Here and there I hear about so called Roman Reigns "Bad Booking".
Following Roman's carrer from the very debut on the main roster, I never noticed that his booking is bad.
So I decided to ask WWE superstars what do they think about Roman's booking.

:bryan2 "Yes. Very bad booking. People in charge always try to keep him down. No matter what he does, no matter how badly people want Roman to succeed they just don't believe in him. And they try to screw him up at every turn.
Remember how they called him "A Flying Pony" every time he did his signsture move? That was brutal. Despite being one of the best wrestlers in the world and the most over guy in a decade the do everything to keep
him like this cute little joke..."


:rollins2 "Yeah, a joke. Remember when they did this segment with vibrator in his case strongly hinting that Roman is into anal masturbation. Goosh, that was dumb..."

:ambrose4 "Yep. Dumb. I feel sorry for my brotha. They always make him look like a total idiot. On top of that he barely wins a match. And every time me and him are in the same ring they make Reigns look like a total geek. That's some really bad booking over there."

:barrett "What bothers me the most about his booking is that despite being one of the best talkers in the business, Roman hadn't cut an actual serious promo in years."

:stardust "Oh, bad booking for sure. I mean, Roman is in this company for almost 10 years and that one Chamber match where he was outlasted by Santino was as close as it got for him to main event scene. Santino Marella was closer to winning the world title than him. I feel bad for Roman.
They just never gave him a chance."


:fact

:cesaro "Yes... He is very underutilized. Roman is insanely talanted and everyone sees it. But he is too samoan to succeed, apparently."

:lana3 "Stupit americens onli push Roman Reins to be fed to that stupit americen Jon Cena."

:ziggler2 "Yeah, bad booking. Very bad booking. Remember when Roman was losing for like 6 months staraight non stop? And managed to stay one of the most over guys on the roster. Remember all this "We want Roman" chants?
Remember when he got absolutely nothing for it? I mean I don't get it. They are saying that guys are not reaching for that brass ring and show no ambition, but when Reigns actually went for it they punished him? They are way too harsh on Roman."


Seriously, his booking is great. They built one of the best stables in history for him. They made him look superior to the other two at every opportunity. They basically turned the stable into "Reigns' overness generator" by the end.
They gave him attire, music, entrance and catch phrase. They protected him like crazy. They fed him everybody there is to fed. They made all 3 announcers suck his dick 24\7. They tried different promo styles. They tried to inject some personality in him. They didn't rush him. They gave him 14 months to prepare for his big push.
All he had to do is just improve to somewhat passable degree and get over.
He failed at both.
Vince didn't screw Roman. Roman screwed Roman.
Believe that.
Well done.
 

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Good job, retere. He has always looked strong. Pushing an unfinished product as the star of Mania this year, shows just how out of touch and desperate Vince is. And dont you dare think differently or boo him because you are all a bunch of neck bearded smarks. Pay no attention to that horrible Mania main event transpiring before your eyes, our announcers will tell you what you should really think about it.
 

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Yes put somebody in a 2 month long feud with the Big Show, gr8 booking.
 
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His booking has been great... The only people who say that are his fans defending his lack of talent.
 
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Who said Roman Reigns had bad booking? :ti
You'll be surprised, there were a few who said he was getting bad booking, that they'd rather have Seth's over his. I even heard people say Reigns is only getting heat because dirtsheet articles said he was getting a huge push and he's getting shit on for things he hasn't done yet

Because seeing him break records and stand tall weekly while other faces looked like geeks didn't make it clear enough.

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Good job, retere. He has always looked strong. Pushing an unfinished product as the star of Mania this year, shows just how out of touch and desperate Vince is. And dont you dare think differently or boo him because you are all a bunch of neck bearded smarks. Pay no attention to that horrible Mania main event transpiring before your eyes, our announcers will tell you what you should really think about it.
Sometimes all you need to succeed in this business is the look, and Reigns has it, the rest can be manufactured to perfection.

In any other sport, this would be an issue, but this is pro-wrestling entertainment. Quit trying to push Reigns through your imaginary qualification requirement to do something that only takes looks and memorization to accomplish.
 

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fpalm this whole thread
 

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You'll be surprised, there were a few who said he was getting bad booking, that they'd rather have Seth's over his. I even heard people say Reigns is only getting heat because dirtsheet articles said he was getting a huge push and he's getting shit on for things he hasn't done yet

Because seeing him break records and stand tall weekly while other faces looked like geeks didn't make it clear enough.

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The bad bookings were Dean Ambrose and Daniel Bryan.


DB vs Kane happened like 20 times last year to the point where Bryan got injured which ended up costing his title reign.


DA and Bray Wyatt match happend at least 15 times to the point DA was starting to come off like a midcarder.


Roman reigns has been fed the right matches, WWE is grooming him well to be the new face of the company.
 

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who ever said his booking was bad, he is the most protected guy on the roster. No won has lost less matches than him over the past two years not even Cena.

Booking him as the top guy is a bad idea but that is differnt than his booking being bad.
 

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Sometimes all you need to succeed in this business is the look, and Reigns has it, the rest can be manufactured to perfection.

In any other sport, this would be an issue, but this is pro-wrestling entertainment. Quit trying to push Reigns through your imaginary qualification requirement to do something that only takes looks and memorization to accomplish.
Right on, this is the WWE as well, people have to look at it through their microscope over a wrestling fan's microscope. The WWE has always been about more then wrestling, in fact they take every chance they can to distance themselves from wrestling. The watered down moves & fact that they hardly reference wrestling on air should have made people realize this a long time ago.

You know what they're thinking about? Mainstream cross-appeal in a country that frowns, laughs & mocks this art like it's a joke. This isn't Japan, it's the USA & the WWE is trying to appeal to the broadest possible spectrum, the non-hardcore wrestling fan. They aren't trying to win over people like me who are watching NOAH shows that take place in front of 100 people or watched Cena/Rollins/Lesnar & thought "Wow, the way Lesnar no-sold the two briefcase shots & hit the F5 was a sick spot!"

Come on guys, I don't like Reigns & could careless about him & the empty bag of air he brings to the ring & to promos but it's easy to see why he is gonna get the spot & chance to be the guy. The average Joe doesn't care what makes the car run, they only care about how it looks.
 
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