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Challenge: Make Me Like...
« on: March 27, 2018, 04:33:05 AM »
Post a wrestler/gimmick/company/match stipulation/etc that others like but you just don't get. Other posters will post youtube links etc to try to enlighten you. DO NOT POST A NEW REQUEST WITHOUT ANSWERING THE ONE ABOVE YOU.

I'll start us off.

Make me like...


Daniel Bryan.
The tree grows high but the oxygen fails to reach all the branches.


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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2018, 04:46:34 AM »
Great offense, amazing selling, innovative, can convey emotion.

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2018, 05:43:20 AM »
Is retired. Oh wait...

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2018, 08:13:51 AM »
Post a wrestler/gimmick/company/match stipulation/etc that others like but you just don't get. Other posters will post youtube links etc to try to enlighten you. DO NOT POST A NEW REQUEST WITHOUT ANSWERING THE ONE ABOVE YOU.

I'll start us off.

Make me like...


Daniel Bryan.

Daniel Bryan, while looking like a dope who has no business in a wrestling ring, is a throwback to the era of Bret Hart-like ring work and selling. He sells so well, you think he's ACTUALLY been injured, and he is buttery smooth in the ring when transitioning from move-to-move or spot-to-spot or segment-to-segment. He just GETS in-ring psychology. He knows that matches are supposed to make a viewer FEEL.

He also is wonderfully charismatic, and can really rile up a crowd into either feverently supporting him or trying to get him to shut up.

He gave us maybe the most fun, interactive gimmick/catch phrase of all time?

And he seems like a truly great dude. He is a dedicated family man, he is honored that fans care as much as they do about his work, and all he wants in life is to make people happy and enjoy watching him work.

So that's why you should like Daniel Bryan.

(I'm at work, or I'd post some videos. I will later)




Okay, for me: I never got the godlike adoration that Arn Anderson gets. He's a decent #2 sidekick guy and tag worker, but to hear the Internet go on about him, he should have been a multiple time world champ. I don't DISLIKE him, but I think he's insanely overrated and miscalculated in his historical significance. Make me like him on the level others do!
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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2018, 02:20:26 PM »
I'm probably the biggest AA mark on the board,  and aside from his ridiculously good promos (which I can post when I get home), I always have a hard time explaining why. He's just a super solid worker and usually did a fantastic job of just coming out every night and beating people up.

I'll post some stuff later
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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2018, 06:46:02 PM »
AAs awesome, but yeah its hard to add to what you just said.

I loved his name growing up, though. Just being called 'Double A Arn Anderson' made him seem cool.
My favorite short lived tag team was him & Larry Zybisko.
Their catch phrase 'they know wrestling from A to Z' was bad ass.

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2018, 03:18:08 PM »
Thought this would be a more active thread.

Okay, anyway. If -anyone- could make like (ugh) brock lesnar, i would srsly mail them $1,000.000.

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2018, 11:55:35 AM »
make me like anything Broken

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2018, 07:52:09 PM »
make me like anything Broken

Impossible. You either think that stuff is entertaining, or you are a stick in the mud.  ;D

But it's too subjective. I think it's fun, but if someone else says they don't like it, I can 100% understand why. I think it's supposed to be divisive.
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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2018, 06:24:15 PM »
YOU YOURSELF ARE THE MUDSTICK!


but yeah, you're probably right

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2018, 10:53:36 PM »
make me like anything Broken

It might be helping to salvage Bray Wyatt's career.

Honestly before his stuff with Matt he was basically going around in circles and redoing lamer versions of things previously shown.
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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2018, 01:19:07 AM »
Yeah, I'm actually interested in a face Wyatt.

Other reasons:

He's just different from everything else in the WWE right now. Heck, he's an actual character. How many characters do we really have in the WWE right now?

But if you guys want a real challenge... make me like Jinder Mahal.

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2018, 04:33:21 PM »
make me like anything Broken

It might be helping to salvage Bray Wyatt's career.

Honestly before his stuff with Matt he was basically going around in circles and redoing lamer versions of things previously shown.

that's about it, and that still doesn't make me like it.

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2018, 05:22:10 PM »
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But if you guys want a real challenge... make me like Jinder Mahal.
He’s...not on Lucha Underground?

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Re: Challenge: Make Me Like...
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2018, 10:13:25 PM »
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Well played. :)