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OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG

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OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#1 » by NinjaBro » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:48 am



This is so awesome :lol:
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#2 » by Westside Gunn » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:11 am

thats awesome. wrestling always makes me feel like a kid again
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#3 » by ChimRichalds » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:02 am

the sanctity of the 24/7 title has been soiled
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#4 » by raptor jesus » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:09 am

A schoolboy roll up? Today's players are so soft. Rodman and Malone were taking real bumps back in my day.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#5 » by GreatWhiteStiff » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:16 am

Reminds me of a kawhi championship. One moment he has it, and then poof, just like that, it is gone.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#6 » by fbalmeida » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:30 am

Wrestling... :roll:
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#7 » by xAIRNESSx » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:53 am

ChimRichalds wrote:the sanctity of the 24/7 title has been soiled


A once highly prestigious title
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#8 » by Yosemite Dan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:28 pm

The only thing more cringeworthy that that is anybody who paid money for a ticket to watch this moronic crap. And this is coming from a fan of it back in the 80s and 90s. Now it’s just unwatchable.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#9 » by Hero_Panda » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:31 pm

fbalmeida wrote:Wrestling... :roll:


I don't watch wrestling but I got nothing against it.
What do you hope to get by making a comment like this in a thread about wrestling?
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#10 » by Duffman100 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:45 pm

Why are they booing Enes Kanter?
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#11 » by NinjaBro » Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:54 pm

The best part was when he took off his suit and revealed a Celtics jersey in front of the NY crowd. Too funny :lol:
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#12 » by fbalmeida » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:10 pm

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fbalmeida wrote:Wrestling... :roll:


I don't watch wrestling but I got nothing against it.
What do you hope to get by making a comment like this in a thread about wrestling?


Well, my idea was to get across something akin to Yosemite Dan's opinion above, as elegantly as possible. :)

I hold the conventional adult opinion that professional wrestling, as a scripted faux-sport, ranks among the most embarrassing and preposterous types of entertainment our species' has ever produced, on par with stuff like the Kattenstoet festival, fox tossing, and reality tv shows.

I think it's self-debasing for an athlete of Enes Kanter's stature to indulge in this nonsense.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#13 » by Hero_Panda » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:23 pm

fbalmeida wrote:Well, my idea was to get across something akin to Yosemite Dan's opinion above, as elegantly as possible. :)

I hold the conventional adult opinion that professional wrestling, as a scripted faux-sport, ranks among the most embarrassing and preposterous types of entertainment our species' has ever produced, on par with stuff like the Kattenstoet festival, fox tossing, and reality tv shows.

I think it's self-debasing for an athlete of Enes Kanter's stature to indulge in this nonsense.


Well I'm glad you didn't come across like Yosemite Dan's post, as something like that is not even worth responding to.

To me, wrestling is just another form of theatre entertainment which millions upon millions support. Yes it's not real, but movies aren't real either, and that didn't stop me from shedding a few tears during Avengers: Endgame.

I just don't get why people need to chime in on how they despise something so subjective as entertainment.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#14 » by Brinbe » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:27 pm

AEDUB

and everyone hating on wrasslin needs to get the hell over themselves. there's not a better form of live performance art out there.

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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#15 » by fbalmeida » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:40 pm

I used to love wrestling, back in the day when they called it the WWF and was purported to be real.

But just like Santa Claus, I ceased having any interest whatsoever in it, the moment I came to understand it was all phony. Which happened when I was like 7 or 8.

To each his own, naturally.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#16 » by Ganjamayne » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:44 pm

He's been training with DDP, so at some point he's gonna be wrestling. Though he'd need to put on serious size post basketball career.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#17 » by Brinbe » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:46 pm

fbalmeida wrote:I used to love wrestling, back in the day when they called it the WWF and was purported to be real.

But just like Santa Claus, I ceased having any interest whatsoever in it, the moment I came to understand it was all phony. Which happened when I was like 7 or 8.

To each his own, naturally.

what the hell do you not understand, people know it's phony and scripted. that's not why people watch it, because they think it's real. :lol:

they're storytellers, it's entertainment, that's it.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#18 » by fbalmeida » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:49 pm

Insofar as there's a story. Variations of "Oh man I'm going to beat you up so hard on wrestlemania", etc.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#19 » by Duffman100 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:55 pm

Brinbe wrote:
fbalmeida wrote:I used to love wrestling, back in the day when they called it the WWF and was purported to be real.

But just like Santa Claus, I ceased having any interest whatsoever in it, the moment I came to understand it was all phony. Which happened when I was like 7 or 8.

To each his own, naturally.

what the hell do you not understand, people know it's phony and scripted. that's not why people watch it, because they think it's real. :lol:

they're storytellers, it's entertainment, that's it.


It's a soap opera but with athletes who do funny ****. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Re: OT: Enes Kanter Wins WWE 24/7 Title At MSG 

Post#20 » by TravisScott55 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:13 pm

PG era and an overly politically correct society killed wrestling.

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