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Post#1481 » by safi » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:43 am

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improper wrote:Rollins was obviously cleared to return or they wouldn't have had him taking crutch shots to the knees. Honestly, after tonight I'm reconsidering my stance that he was actually injured to begin with.


I think he was definitely injured, but probably not to the extent that the WWE was making it out to be.


He was definitely injured. They were clearly going to do a match with him and Joe which didn't happen and Rollins' injury was right when the program with him and HHH was picking up major steam and you don't pull back on that momentum unless you don't have a choice.

Rollins' injury was supposed to have a 6-8 week timetable so the fact that he can do a couple moves and take a little bit of damage from a, probably, gimmicked crutch is a slightly faster than normal return. But for a guy with high level athleticism in his athletic prime its not out of the realm of possibility at all.
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Post#1482 » by Spens1 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:08 am

solid show, slow start but it got there eventually and that final segment was great.

Hopefully we're nearing the end of Stephanie McMahon as an on screen authority figure and honestly, hopefully the same with HHH. I'd rather they occasionally make an appearance but once in a blue moon and not really being focal points in storyline's.
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Post#1483 » by Scott Hall » Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:44 am

OMG that was painful...

Can't believe they're producing such garbage RAWs during WM season. RAW has been so boring and unwatchable recently...

I hope on the RAW after WM that Brock comes out and destroys the entire Cruiserweight Division and puts it out of its misery.
I hope Stephanie fires Titus O'Neil, Big Show, Jinder Mahal and all the other directionless curtain jerker garbage. I hope
Reigns finally turns heel and McMahon finally gets the balls to do it. The women and tag-team division is becoming increasingly
stale to me.

Smackdown is so much better it's not even funny
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Post#1484 » by iMoreland » Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:47 am

That was a great Raw
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Post#1485 » by loserX » Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:32 pm

Heh @ contrasting the last two posts :D

Reigns kinda does feel like he's turning heel. He came off with pure cockiness, and borderline disrespect of HBK, a week after doing the same to 'Taker. It certainly has not been conventional face material, anyway.

And that sell on Strowman's block/clothesline knocking him down and off the ramp :o

Could be that Strowman is filler for a couple of weeks to keep Taker offscreen (or just have the latter keep messing with Roman's head) and then maybe Roman goes full heel at WM. We shall see.
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Post#1486 » by Flames24Rulz » Tue Mar 14, 2017 7:00 pm

I was so hoping that Reigns was going to spear HBK.
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Post#1487 » by iMoreland » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:14 am

Chanting CM Punk during Sami's promo... And these idiot smark crowds wonder why Vince doesnt push these guys.
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Post#1489 » by safi » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:23 am

Joe and Zayn might be the two guys that know there character better than anyone on the WWE roster
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Post#1490 » by iMoreland » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:43 am

I really dislike Brooklyn crowds
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Post#1491 » by safi » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:56 am

Can't wait to see the Nakamura anti-smoking commercial
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Post#1492 » by studcrackers » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:08 am

jesus christ the cm punk chants are so tired
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Post#1493 » by iMoreland » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:42 am

It'll never happen but could WWE just never go back to Brooklyn ever again? Like after the show have Triple H come out and say "We're never coming back here. F*** you."

That'd be great.
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Post#1494 » by Spens1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:45 am

Show is pretty bad but the crowd is like the most obnoxious nxt crowd

Though cm punk chants to hhh is always welcome :lol: most of the other chants are just sad though
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Post#1495 » by Max Green » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:48 am

I said it a couple of weeks ago, these CM Punk chants are annoying as ****. Just a bunch of tools trying to be cool.
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Post#1496 » by iMoreland » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:49 am

Brooklyn is also the crowd that chanted "Chris Benoit" at Triple H during TakeOver. Also sh*t on Bálor/Rollins during their title match at SummerSlam.

Well known for having garbage wrestling crowds yet they keep getting major shows.
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Post#1497 » by WRau1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:53 am

This show needs more Big Bartholomew, IMO.
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Post#1498 » by Spens1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:27 am

Ok I lied, this raw was genuinely bad. About as bad as this crowd
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Post#1499 » by Spens1 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:28 am

iMoreland wrote:Brooklyn is also the crowd that chanted "Chris Benoit" at Triple H during TakeOver. Also sh*t on Bálor/Rollins during their title match at SummerSlam.

Well known for having garbage wrestling crowds yet they keep getting major shows.


At summer slam, that was probs cause of that atrocity of a belt they had just unveiled
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Post#1500 » by improper » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:43 am

Seemed like the crowd was more than willing to get into the Joe/Zayn match, and they were totally involved in the Jericho/Owens stuff too. I think that if you give them something to be invested in, they'll do what you want them to do. The problem is that so much of Raw is just terrible and tone deaf and seemingly designed to anger the fans rather than involve them.

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