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#1 Posted on 20.3.03 1134.42
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The WWE announced earlier that the June "King of the Ring" PPV is now named "WWE Bad Blood".

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They used this name back in 1997 for their October PPV, featuring the famous Hell in a Cell match between Undertaker and Shawn Michaels.
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#2 Posted on 20.3.03 1140.26
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Since they are splitting the PPV's, I would have liked to have seen them take some of the old WCW names for a few. "Superbrawl" sounds much cooler than "Bad Blood" in my opinion.
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#3 Posted on 20.3.03 1142.35
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if you are going to brin gback a WCW PPV name of gimmick, bring Back BATTLE-BOWL!
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#4 Posted on 20.3.03 1144.24
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I'd like that too. I don't really like the name Bad Blood.

But, Vince McMahon hates the WCW brand-names. Back when they were trying to re-name the December PPV in 2001 (because "Armageddon" wasn't appropriate after 9/11), someone suggested "Starrcade" to Vince, and he just laughed it off. Therefore, don't look to see "SuperBrawl" used anytime soon.

Of couse, Jim Cornette DID name one of his OVW specials "Fall Brawl". So, I guess you never know.
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#5 Posted on 20.3.03 1146.54
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How about Battle on the Beach!

I always loved the idea of an outdoor pro wrestling venue fought on a beach. Somehow, things seemed much more intense and the fights were more real. It was kind of like that time Van Damme fought that guy in the mostly dry swimming pool.

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#6 Posted on 20.3.03 1149.36
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Goddamnit. I was really hoping that they wouldn't go through with the split PPV's. Now they've gone and ruined one of my favorite PPV, King of the Ring. Why couldn't they have gotten rid of Survivor Series? Plus, if they gotta go and change some names around, they oughta bring back Fully Loaded. I always thought that was a cool name.
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#7 Posted on 20.3.03 1153.47
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Is Vince also looking to buy the names of ECW's PPV's along with the tape library? I'd like to see "Anarchy Rulz" or "November to Remember" being promoted.
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#8 Posted on 20.3.03 1158.13
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I think "Total Disaster" would be a perfect name for the PPV.
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#9 Posted on 20.3.03 1204.30
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    Originally posted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger
    Since they are splitting the PPV's, I would have liked to have seen them take some of the old WCW names for a few.


Na, I always thought all of the WCW PPV names sounded pretty cheesy.
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#10 Posted on 20.3.03 1205.08
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Yeah, I always liked the Fully Loaded name. I don't know why they didn't bring that back. I also thought the Anarchy Rulz name was pretty cool too.

Of course, I always thought a good name for a PPV would be "Black Sabbath". They should try and get the rights from the band.

And what's with the crappy show names latley? I really don't like the name "Bad Blood". And have you heard some of the overseas tour names? "WWE Far East Tour" and "WWE Tour of India". I mean, what the fuck? What happened to those kick-ass names like "Heart Attack Tour"?
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#11 Posted on 20.3.03 1205.32
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    Originally posted by Lord of the Manor
    I think "Total Disaster" would be a perfect name for the PPV.

Especially since it will be a Raw PPV.
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#12 Posted on 20.3.03 1233.41
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I thought Backlash was going to be the first split PPV?

And where's the hip, misspelling that makes everything COOL?! Wasn't it Badd Blood in 1997?
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#13 Posted on 20.3.03 1246.50
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DAMN!!! I was planning on going to King of the Ring since it is here in my town this year. Now we get a RAW PPV?

Hopefully by then some cool stuff is going on.
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#14 Posted on 20.3.03 1259.27
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war games and halloween havoc were always pretti nifty i thought.
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#15 Posted on 20.3.03 1301.54
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    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze

      Originally posted by Dexley's Midnight Jogger
      Since they are splitting the PPV's, I would have liked to have seen them take some of the old WCW names for a few.


    Na, I always thought all of the WCW PPV names sounded pretty cheesy.



yeah i totally agree. that was always what made wcw kind of cheesy for me, even though i watched it till its final dying breath. "starrcade"? "bash at the beach"? "superbrawl"? when the wwf had much more modern sounding names (backlash, armageddon, etc.), it made wcw seem hopelessly 80s to me.
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#16 Posted on 20.3.03 1317.20
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I don't know. I kinda like "Bad Blood" for a PPV name. I guess I'm in the minority. Maybe it's 'cause I associate it with the first Hell in the Cell, and late '97 WWF. And I wouldn't count on WWE ever using a name associated with WCW PPVs. I liked some of them, but you just know it won't happen. And for those that say WCW names were too cheesy, WWF/WWE PPV names can be equally as cheesy- we are just more used to them. Summerslam is no better a name than Halloween Havoc or Bash at the Beach. It's just that we've heard Summerslam over and over again for the past 15 years, so we couldn't imagine it any other way. And if you think about it, even the name "Wrestlemania" is kind of lame.

I will miss King of the Ring, but I guess it's been kinda lame the last few years.
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#17 Posted on 20.3.03 1318.15
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    Originally posted by Venom
    And where's the hip, misspelling that makes everything COOL?! Wasn't it Badd Blood in 1997?


I don't think they'll be using that hip misspelling, since that's the PPV where Brian Pillman's death was announced. Something tells me either they're trying to be clever, or the people naming these PPVs weren't around back then.
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#18 Posted on 20.3.03 1347.14
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    Originally posted by OMEGA
    The WWE announced earlier that the June "King of the Ring" PPV is now named "WWE Bad Blood".

    USELESS FACT
    They used this name back in 1997 for their October PPV, featuring the famous Hell in a Cell match between Undertaker and Shawn Michaels.

I think the 1997 one was "Badd Blood."

Anywho, WWEBADBLOOD.COM was registered on Monday. (WWEBADDBLOOD.COM is still available for squatting)
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#19 Posted on 20.3.03 1352.21
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    Originally posted by StaggerLee
    if you are going to brin gback a WCW PPV name of gimmick, bring Back BATTLE-BOWL!
Spin the wheel, make a deal....

All we need is Cheetum...LOL

Considering how Vince can turn something cool into complete crap, could he take a garbage angle or match into pure gold?

SPIN THE WHEEL, MAKE A DEAL!
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#20 Posted on 20.3.03 1406.48
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Um... Yeah. Spin the Wheel, make the deal was made into Raw Roulette, which kicked ass, I thought. I don't think I'd mind that as a PPV gimmick as far as that goes. As long as the wheel is rigged!


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