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Constant negative threads on here, let's have some pro's instead of all the cons . So Come on tell me what you are loving so far from AEW.

1. Bringing Back Tag Team Wrestling to the fore

Their tag team division is really one of the best in pro wrestling and they have delivered some fantastic tag team wrestling.

2. Main Event is one of the strongest around

All their main event to upper mid card talent are strong and deliver top notch matches.

3. Creating new stars and letting them shine

None of they have to look blonde or big boobed or have to be sweaty muscle men with AEW. Just about making stars big or small, muscle men or small high flyers. They are all about making stars and letting their talent shine. In MJF, Jungle Express, Sammy Guevara, Darby Allin, Riho they are creating stars that are getting over.

4. The Creative Freedom

No Hollywood writers or having every inch of what you do questioned or picked apart. You can tell with some of the amazing promo's already cut that creativity it brings really let's the talent shine. It really is something that AEW can always offer more then WWE could.

5. Joshi talent can get over and don't need to be evil foreigners

Whatever you think of the women's division, which brings a lot of discussion on here. I don't think it's as bad as some here think.

It's only a small thing but with the reactions Riho, Yuka and Shida have gotten by the crowds that Joshi stars can be top stars of a women's division and not be pushed back cause they can't cut 20 minute promo's and that their charisma and talent can get them over.


So what are AEW doing right for you right now.
 

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For me, I'm loving everything AEW is doing so far. I love the Elite. Chris Jericho has reinvented himself (again) and is shining as bright as ever. MJF has been awesome. SCU and the Lucha Bros. have always been favorites, and I've become a big fan of Darby Allin, Riho, Yuka, Shida, Private Party and Orange Cassidy. The in-ring action is great, and we've been treated to several incredible promos. I have the color scheme of Dynamite. I love the announcers.

If I had to describe AEW in one word, it would be "refreshing."
 

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1. Tony Shiavone. The guy still has "it" at the commentary table.

2. They are not afraid to try new things (Casino Battle Royale)

3. The focus on making wins and losses matter (Moxley going nuts about his unsanctioned win not counting).

4. The EVPs are putting the roster ahead of them. They are using themselves to build up matches and other wrestlers and then lose when it's the right time.

5. Trying to be totally connected with the fans. Khan wanting to come up with a big announcement to make up for one of his staff members hyping up something that didn't matter to those of us outside of Florida, for example.

6. Letting guys brawl instead of doing the usual stare downs that we get elsewhere.

That is all that I have so far. Focus on the positive and good things will happen.
 

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The majority of the roster having something in terms of character, personality, or identity beyond being another wrestler. I really dislike that guys like the Young Bucks for example don't get nearly enough credit in regards to how they present and market themselves, their ability to build a legitimate fan following, and their overall humor and personality and are dismissed as being just another set of guys who only care about doing flashy moves despite all that they've achieved.
 

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Fresh new Stars are being made.

The feeling of this is Wrestling in 2019. The same way I felt about Lucha Underground(Please come back!).

The Tag Team division getting actual focus and non title feuds are prominent in the division. Something that I've been wanting for so long.

Jon Moxley Shirtless.

Orange Cassidy.

Things seem to actually MATTER. The wrestlers, what's going on with them, and the belts...they all MEAN SOMETHING to the show and in the universe of AEW so it makes me actually care about things there.

Pac.

AEW Dark.

That's all I got now.
 

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The wins and losses record and rankings is excellent. It reminds me of the Observer back in the day. Although sports have been doing this for a long time, and wrestling kind of mentioned and followed a person who would win a lot of their matches (Goldberg not included). This seems to be something new to record the wins and losses. It's kind of as important to AEW as the code of honor was to RoH. They need to ensure they centre everything around this system and never move away from it.
 

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It's pretty obvious they have a big plan going forward but it does seem like a lot of it can be interchangeable with certain workers.

They're able to adapt to things they get complaints about and are able to seemingly transition it into a TV show weekly. That is huge.

By the way booking is so far, the men that are running the business care far more about the business than themselves looking like Jesus, outside of maybe Cody? But I think there's a reason for that and it'll play into a huge storyline later. Seeds have been planted with his stipulation he set up for himself against Jericho. It's pretty obvs he's going to turn massive heel and people in The Elite are going to use the rhetoric of him being management and still getting title shots left and right early on ect.

The thing is about AEW, as well, is decisions are quite obvious and some things are pretty predictable. But for some reason they still do it so correctly or a smidgeon off of what you were thinking and they knock it out of the park.
 

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A wrestling show that has actual wrestling, and the wrestling has a actual point.
Announcers that put over the wrestlers and the action in the ring instead of themselves.
Diversity of wrestling personalities and styles.
Wrestlers are allowed to be themselves instead of the creations of monkeys behind typewriters.
Production is great quality, live crowds are legit nuts.

I’ve enjoyed pretty much everything they’ve done so far, which is more than I can say about any other wrestling promotion, even going back to when business was flying high.
 

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Just the fact that I know the industry is in good hands considering it's ran by a bunch of guys who want to put wrestling back on the map and make it cool again.

Love the newness of it and having and these brand new faces is refreshing and really enjoying how the show is building from the ground up so we're getting a bunch of stuff we've never seen before
Plus:
-PG13/"Blood & Guts", more mature product
-The record system
-Moxley off the shackles
-Omega, Pentagon, on weekly television
-Rhodes transitioning into one of the biggest baby faces today
-Tag division
-Mid carders have direction
-3 month build towards PPV's so you get nice filler feuds like Allin/Moxley, Scorpio/Jericho, etc.
-WARDLOW (I feel like this guy has the potential to be the next big break out superstar in the industry, the dudes the total package).

there's quite a bit more but overall I absolutely love the brand and can't wait to continue to see them grow. They seem to have it all figured out for the most part and have confidence that they'll make the industry more appealing to the masses.

Thank you AEW, and the elite for everything thus far :)
 

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- They actually have plans a year ahead.
- They push the right people.
- They listen to criticism.
- They have Moxley, Jericho and MJF be unscripted on the mic and shine like they can.
- They deliver in main events.
- The storytelling is great and everything makes sense.

For the first time in god damn who knows how many years, I actually watch full shows (for the most part, at least I try too, but sometimes I rewind, not gonna lie), and I anticipate these shows. They are really good. They have promos, storylines, matches... everything. This company knows what the fans want. They are FAR from perfect, but you know so far it's enough to make me pay AEW Plus monthly sub and get my money's worth.
 

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My favorite thing about AEW is they're trying to satisfy as many demo's as possible. They have something for every fan in this company.
 

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- Catering to Adults instead of a bunch of two year olds (who dont watch the product anyway)
- Unscripted promos delivered by the guys who can deliver a promo, not by guys who suck at it
- Good storytelling so far.. Cody Jericho surely has to be feud of the year.. The most over babyface against the most over heel .. and yet there are people who say heels and babyfaces are things of the past..
- They are adapting their shows to criticism every week as evident from the minor improvements here and there.
 

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-Trying to put on a legit wrestling show and truly being an alternative for wrestling fans.
- No scripted fake sounding b.s.
- Main event scene feels like main event scene while at the same time building their own new stars.
- Everything feels fresh with just a touch of old school.
- Storytelling. Both in ring and angles.
- Believability. It feels like the Elite and Inner Circle really are at war. It feels like Cody and Jericho really hate each other. It feels like Mox really is the baddest s.o.b, etc.
- Commentary. It’s nice to hear a team act like they’re calling an actual fight.
- Good selection and use of legends. Tully, Rock n Roll Express, DDP, Arn, Dustin.

They’re doing a lot of great stuff for the most part. Some things still need improving but it’s getting there. They’ve made me a fan again and got me watching every single week so for someone like me they’re accomplishing their goal.
 

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A lot, including:

Live crowds that sound like they're really into it, makes a big difference to my viewing pleasure.

An exciting tag team division.

Nice variety of matches, styles and characters.

Some great promo work by Mjf, Cody, Jericho etc.

Building new and exciting stars like Mjf, Allin etc.

And just generally making me want to tune in next week via coherent storylines, character development and compelling cliff hangers.
 
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