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Read from the bottom up it's pasted from twitter sorry for shitty formatting


We now return to our regularly scheduled nonsense, #HustleBootyTempTats, and shameless @HeymanHustle website links!


... and maybe even to someone who doesn't!


Period. Excla-fuckin-mation point. The lecture is over. Pontification has ended. Hope I've been of help 2 ANYONE who follows this acct.


And it's time for the next group of superstars to stake their claim and create their own generation for others to follow.


While a dose of humility is always needed, that "main event confidence" is just as important.


"DOCILE" and "COMPLACENT" and "HUMBLE TO A FAULT" won't cut it.


The talent is there. The opportunity has never been more widespread. The need for new main eventers is readily apparent.


AMBITION. ASSERTIVENESS ... and the ABILITY TO BACK IT UP is what it takes to create the next generation of main eventers.

Think it didn't take @ShawnMichaels everything "and then some" to break out of The Rockers and get a chance as "HBK"?


I remember when Shawn and Marty were blackballed in the business, and could only work in Ala-fuckin-bama.


I saw @ShawnMichaels go from tag team wrestler to greatest all around in-ring performer ever. Think it was easy for him?


I've seen it in this business for ages.


All I wanted was a mic in my hand and a time frame in which I had to deliver my message. I knew I would score.


... manipulated the circumstances to beg, borrow, plead, blackmail, bribe, cajole, threaten, bullshit and/or manufacture ...


With great humility, I ask you, did I? FUCK NO. If there was no opportunity, I created my own, pushed my way in ...


Do you think @SteveAustinBSR relied on anyone? Did HHH? Did @TheRock? Did Hulk Hogan? Did @CMpunk?

DON'T WAIT FOR IT TO COME TO YOU! RELY ON YOURSELF!!!


... a message to those who may be wondering "will I ever get that chance? that break? that opportunity?"


And while this may be a "stream of consciousness" diatribe, it's a message to those who may be getting frustrated ...


I would have written a blog, but who knows if anyone will click on the link?


This isn't a pep talk. It's the lay of the land as I see it in today's sports entertainment industry.


... for the big break, the next chance, the golden opportunity.

It's about creating your own opportunity (like @SteveAustinBSR did with "Stone Cold") and working harder than every1 else looking ...


It's not about backstabbing. It's not about kissing ass. It's not about pulling a hot stunt and getting momentary publicity.


(continued) inch of turf they could pry away from the previous generation, who made them fuckin' earn it!!!


Think it was easy for @CMpunk? Think it was easy for @WWEDanielBryan? They had to scratch and claw and fight for every ...

The next generation in this (or any other business) doesn't just need to "Step Up," they need to "Stand Up" and "Get Noticed!"


And yet, I know how much hard work goes into it, and how you have to SCORE with your opportunities.


But I've never felt entitled. Always blessed. Privileged. Lucky as all Hell.


I've hit the lottery so many times, it's easy to just "expect" the next opportunity, or get a sense of entitlement.


(continued) work with these magnificent people, and play these roles, under these various circumstances.

These pics don't just remind me of "accomplishments," they remind me of what a lucky bastard I've been to be able to ...


I've had more lucky breaks, more open doors, more perfect-storm-timing-opportunities than anyone else I've known.


I look at some of these pics and videos #HustleTweeters send me, and I realize what an amazingly blessed career I've had ...

By the time I worked with Brock Lesnar, which has become my best known managerial role, I was 36 years old ...


... and working with @JRsBBQ on #RAW allowed me to commentate Wmania 17 and @SteveAustinBSR vs @TheRock ...


... but I was already a veteran with decades in the business, and yet a 35 year old today would just be getting that chance ...


By the time I became @JRsBBQ commentator on @WWE #Raw in 2001, I was 35 years old. STILL a "kid" ...

I got to take over the creative of #ECW a week after my 28th birthday http://pic.twitter.com/bihGY6Kp


... and yes, that has to change ...

In today's system, most super talented people spend a great portion of their 20's just trying to make it onto the main roster ...


I'm working with these legends, these giants of the industry, these absolute top guys in my 20s ...


At 26, I managed @SteveAustinBSR, Rick Rude,Arn,Eaton, Zbyszko ... The Dangerous Alliance (didn't forget @Madusa_Rocks) http://pic.twitter.com/j5vvMfgU

Even "down periods" would give me the chance 2 work w/ people like Mean Mark. U know him as "The Undertaker" @WWE http://pic.twitter.com/zC1uUZnH


I will admit, with all modesty, I #Hustled my ass off, and GOT MYSELF the opportunity with ambition, politics, and pure assertiveness.


So I was @JRsBBQ color commentator at 23 years old. NO ONE IS GIVEN THAT OPPORTUNITY IN TODAY'S ENVIRONMENT!

Got to debut in WCW on TBS at 23 years old. http://pic.twitter.com/0zAOn40l




Got to book Windy City at 22 years old. Eddie Gilbert's assistant booker at same age.




I managed @AustinIdolLive and Tommy Rich at the age of 21. Also The Orig Midnights, which I got to do on @ESPN.





I look at some of these pics, and I realize how blessed I was in my career. Some guys have to wait forever for a lucky break.
 

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The only thing that sucks about Heyman's return is that you only see him every once in awhile since Brock Lesnar is only doing so many appearances, that and to be honest, I'd have rather seen him in TNA and turn that sinking ship around.
 

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"It's not about backstabbing. It's not about kissing ass. It's not about pulling a hot stunt and getting momentary publicity."

But isn't that what Punk did? :troll
 

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I really really hope wrestlers in the WWE see this, and actually step up. They need to stop being told what to do, and start showing their true passion, getting the crowd on their side, and getting themselves over.
 

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To be fair, part of it probably is the fact that the wrestlers usually get reprimanded if they break the script... not really their fault at times, I'm sure some of them have good ideas but don't use them just because they are worried they'll get in trouble lol. Look at Zack Ryder, dude got himself over then promptly got buried.
 

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Way to fucking go Heyman! I hope he finds a way to pull wrestling out of the shitter!
 

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I hate this attitude in wrestling. Stone Cold made it big when he cut the austin 3:16 promo. When did he do that? After winning king of the ring! Punk's shoot came as the last segment on raw in a feud with the top guy John Cena. Bryan won mitb and the whc before the whole 'yes' thing got over. The only true 'do it yourself' story is Zack Ryder. He wasn't even on tv when he started ztlis. If you don't get an opportunity you can't just 'create your own' like they all tell you to do. Look at Colt Cabana. He has grafted for as long as punk and wasn't even given a chance in the WWE. You can't just ex nihilo creatio. You need someone to propel you in order to get the chance. You hear about people like Ziggler getting criticised for going off script and it just fucking annoys me that you get these mixed messages from the top people.
 

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I hate this attitude in wrestling. Stone Cold made it big when he cut the austin 3:16 promo. When did he do that? After winning king of the ring!
You're exactly right. We know being booked to win King Of The Ring is what launches superstars, just like Mabel in 1995... Wait a minute...

Heyman is exactly right. But I am shocked that he was 36 when managing Lesnar. The hair threw me off a dozen years.
 

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I can see how they'd get in trouble for breaking the script, but if it evokes a crowd reaction and they're firmly behind you, a smart company would realize it and put you out there. I really really hope Heyman decides he wants to come back to the WWE in some sort of talent relation or booking/writing role, even someone to give input, just so he can pull the WWE out the creative shitter and actually make new stars.
 

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I really really hope wrestlers in the WWE see this, and actually step up. They need to stop being told what to do, and start showing their true passion, getting the crowd on their side, and getting themselves over.
This is BS

At the end of the day, Vince and creative decide who gets pushed.

If Vince didn't want him to be a star, Austin could've been a jobber, no matter how good his 3:16 promo was.
 

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King of the Ring is a big opportunity. While it doesn't always launch stars, it is a launching pad if you use it as such. Most of the roster does not get such a launching pad to even begin to do something. WWE's corporate culture and the generational culture of the roster have both changed. WWE is much more of a corporate control freak concerning the roster--trying to turn them into soap opera actors when not in the ring. The roster is full of millennials and individuals born on the cusp of the Millennial Generation. This generation (the one that most of the roster and people my age [26] are a part of) grew up more nurtured (some would say coddled), among other things. The culture of the business has to change to accommodate the individuals in it.
 

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This is BS

At the end of the day, Vince and creative decide who gets pushed.

If Vince didn't want him to be a star, Austin could've been a jobber, no matter how good his 3:16 promo was.
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If you do something and the fans like it, the push will come. Will some guys inevitably get overlooked? of course. But vince will recognize it. Austin had already gotten stone cold over somewhat, and then just took it to the next level. You have to take the risk to be the man. Sometimes it is a bust and you are fucked. Sometimes you get hot for a sec, but there is not enough there to be sustainable (ryder). Sometimes you do something good and creative blows it (truth). But sometimes you get a buzz for yourself and creative recognizes it, and become a huge fucking star. that's how it goes.
 

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Vince strikes me as someone who wants someone to have balls and not be such a pussy

Like I can see someone reporting to Vince and it turning out like this.

Agent: Cody broke script tonight during a promo and it got a little bigger reaction than normal
Vince: Did you discipline him?
Agent: Yes
Vince: How'd he take it
Agent: Tail between legs and apologized profusely.
Vince: Fuck him, Superstars for 3 weeks.
 

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I really really hope wrestlers in the WWE see this, and actually step up. They need to stop being told what to do, and start showing their true passion, getting the crowd on their side, and getting themselves over.
you mean like what dolph ziggler did ? when he tried to go off script and has been buried ever since...

or like zack ryder ? who got himself over and has not been seen except jobbing for the last 3 months...

lets face the facts...wwe is a political minefield . unless vince/triple h want you to get pushed, youre not getting pushed and that goes for anybody no matter how talented or over you are.

this is actually the biggest problem right now in wwe. instead of pushing the wrestlers who are over, they rather play politics killing the wrestlers momentum and really giving the wrestlers no incentive to even try
 

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With the Heymanesque DVD coming out: I kind of see why Heyman is around why WWE creative brought him back. They do think ahead and could of been why Bork is around as well.

Unfortunately we will not know until the story line pans out to its inevitable end.

How many years has Heyman been around and this is pretty much the first time I've seen anyone make a thread about his twitter posts? Sounds like another BS promotion to sell more DVD's. After it's all been done he will be gone. Hope I'm wrong but just like a Goldy interview where he said he'd only come back if the money was good(it's on a dvd collection).
 
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