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This term is thrown around way too much on this forum. Losing a match is not jobbing. Jobbing would be Alex Riley losing to Tensai, or Curt Hawkins losing to Brodus Clay. Jobbers appear in squash matches.

Dolph Ziggler losing to the WORLD CHAMPION in a 20 minute back and forth match is not jobbing. Can we sticky this, please?
 

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In the industry, any time you are going to lose via pin or submission it is called "doing the job". Losing does equal jobbing, but there is no shame in it since its a scripted show. There is no shame being a stark jobber who loses every single match.
 
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Actually Loosing does equal Jobbing. Just like above poster said, in the business it is called "doing the job" to loose. BUT there is a huge difference between Jobbing and Burrying someone.

If you loose a twenty minute back and forth match with the champion (example given by op) it isn't burrying someone, you come out of it still looking strong in most cases and like a credible challenger. Yet whenever someone looses the IWC instantly jumps the gun and says that the wrestler is burried and it is over for them.
 

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Most annoying thing on the forum.

A match between Christian and Ziggler, a very EVEN match, and the loser gets called a jobber.
ANNOYING.
 

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Losing a match, jobbing, and burying are all DIFFERENT things, but sadly there is nothing we can do to chagne the fact some people will never understand this.
 

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lol losing a match is jobbing. dolph ziggler jobbing in a 20 minute match doesn't make him a jobber tho. heath slater is a jobber.

thread should be doing a job =/= jobber
 

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Ziggler is what they call a Jobber To The Stars, and yes, that is an actual term.

A Jobber, also known as a journeyman or "ham-n-egger", is a phrase supposedly first used by Bobby Heenan in Professional Wrestling.[citation needed] The term, also used in boxing, refers to unskilled fighters who would earn just enough money to pay for a breakfast of "ham and eggs". A number of wrestlers have made a career out of jobbing. Barry Horowitz and Steve Lombardi (better known as the "Brooklyn Brawler") are popular examples who worked primarily in the World Wrestling Federation. Although being jobbers, Horowitz and Lombardi both earned upset wins over Skip and Triple H, respectively.

A slightly higher position is "jobber to the stars", which is a wrestler who still defeats pure jobbers but who consistently loses to top-level or up-and-coming stars. This often happens to popular faces and sometimes heels towards the end of their careers, including Tony Garea, Tito Santana, and, more recently, Val Venis, Goldust, Victoria, and Chavo Guerrero.
You're telling me that's NOT Dolph Ziggler's entire career summed up in a sentence? A jobber to the stars is still a jobber.

And it's just a term, geez. Don't have a cow, man.
 

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When people say stuff like "Ziggler has jobbed to Sheamus 10000 times" they don't mean he is an actual jobber, it's just an exaggeration, don't take it totally literally. I thought everybody knew that?

Ziggler loses alot more often than he wins so occasionally people will call him a jobber, he is clearly not a legitimate jobber though.

I'm not surprised it went over your head.
 

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Like I said before.
According to this forum:

Winning 2 or more times means a star is Super ____(Super Cena,Super Punk,Super Sheamus)
Losing 2 or more times means a star is a jobber (Ziggler got jobbed to, Punk jobbed in past 2 weeks, Kofi jobbed to Big Show)
 

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The term job means to lose. Look it up.

"In professional wrestling slang, the term job describes a losing performance in a wrestling match. (from Wiki)
 
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