I'm pretty new to this forum, so I'm really not sure if this topic has been brought up before.
One of the major things I've been missing over the past several years in wrestling (WWE in particular) is wrestlers with gimmicks and/or nicknames. It seems like the last remaining wrestlers with them are guys from the Attitude Era like Kane, Edge, HHH, Taker, and now Rock. I know the AE has been beaten to death so I won't go into it, but my point is that I always felt like a wrestler with a gimmick or nickname made him/her seem even more larger than life and easier to maintain as a character. Having a bunch of wrestlers with first and last names these days just makes me feel like I'm watching everyday guys wrestle and they don't seem as spectacular to me as they used to. Does anyone else feel this way?