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#1 Posted on 23.7.03 1240.50
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From this week's Raw Rant:

"I guess the best way to sum it up is to note that if you like Kane, you probably like the direction they’re going with the show, and I’ll leave it at that. The problem is that HHH has already destroyed all the top babyfaces, so there’s no one left on top for him to be programmed with. Personally I’d have Austin trade Kane to Smackdown for Chris Benoit, which gives you a top babyface on RAW for HHH to get a few PPVs out of, and a new unstoppable monster for Brock Lesnar to slay. Plus Kurt Angle has historically gotten better matches out of Kane than anyone else."

That is really really stupid given that Kane being moved to SD would totally ruin his current storyline and turn him into just another dumb hoss instead of a tweener who's actually sympathetic and not just another "HOSS SMASH!" type heel. Plus it would put Kane back into the orbit of Undertaker, who Kane should be totally kept seperate from in order to keep UT from sucking the life out of Kane's heat for his own vile selfish purposes.

As for Benoit, he can still be pushed and put over on SD. They just need to fucking bury Big Show again and push Benoit as the grand-shit disturber in the Angle/Lesner lovefest angle by having him play the part of the wronged man who wants revenge against the newly reformed Kurt Angle and have him take out his rage on Brock along with Angle for siding with him...
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#2 Posted on 23.7.03 1254.46
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    Originally posted by Judas
    From this week's Raw Rant:

    "I guess the best way to sum it up is to note that if you like Kane, you probably like the direction they’re going with the show, and I’ll leave it at that. The problem is that HHH has already destroyed all the top babyfaces, so there’s no one left on top for him to be programmed with. Personally I’d have Austin trade Kane to Smackdown for Chris Benoit, which gives you a top babyface on RAW for HHH to get a few PPVs out of, and a new unstoppable monster for Brock Lesnar to slay. Plus Kurt Angle has historically gotten better matches out of Kane than anyone else."

    That is really really stupid given that Kane being moved to SD would totally ruin his current storyline and turn him into just another dumb hoss instead of a tweener who's actually sympathetic and not just another "HOSS SMASH!" type heel. Plus it would put Kane back into the orbit of Undertaker, who Kane should be totally kept seperate from in order to keep UT from sucking the life out of Kane's heat for his own vile selfish purposes.

    As for Benoit, he can still be pushed and put over on SD. They just need to fucking bury Big Show again and push Benoit as the grand-shit disturber in the Angle/Lesner lovefest angle by having him play the part of the wronged man who wants revenge against the newly reformed Kurt Angle and have him take out his rage on Brock along with Angle for siding with him...



Say what you will about Keith and his negative attitude but this is a good idea, heck its a great idea. He brought it up before around wrestlemania to trade Benoit to RAW and just like it did then it makes sense now. Benoit is a great worker and someone who could put an inspired feud with HHH. Sending Kane to SMACKDOWN! would also be smart as you can have the history between him and Taker. You act like this is crap that he wrote but its a really smart idea that could provide for some intresting situations.
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#3 Posted on 23.7.03 1311.11
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Why make it a point of saying Austin should trade Kane to SD? Why would Austin do that? It'd be pretty anti-Austin of him to do that. He fixes problems by kicking people's asses. Why would Stephanie even consider taking that offer anyway?
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#4 Posted on 23.7.03 1318.57
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Well, Kane is a monster now. And monsters draw monster ratings. Plus, Bischoff is co-GM, so theoretically he could just trade Kane out from under Austin when Austin doesn't admit that he's failed in "helping" Kane.
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#5 Posted on 23.7.03 1327.26
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I agree; it's a fantastic idea. Even if it never happens -- so what? -- what's wrong with him presenting a storyline idea? It's not even like the ridiculous one Scherer did last week that included the formation of `WECW'. It's a simple idea that could provide a few good matches and may even boost buyrates.

I'm not trying to be a huge Keith fan (uh.... despite the promo below my message), but why bash him over this? Some things, I can totally understand, but this is kind of silly.
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#6 Posted on 23.7.03 1343.39
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Booking-wise, it would make sense for most of the reasons given here.

Storyline-wise, it would also make sense, as Austin and Bischoff could reluctantly agree that Kane is bad for the Raw brand and try trading him to Smackdown. Stephanie would then refuse to accept Kane (knowing what he did to her mother), but Sable (out of spite for Stephanie) would trade Chris Benoit (and throw in a "What's he done for us lately?" comment) for Kane. (Heck, they can make Benoit look strong for Raw by having Stephanie say something like "You didn't ACTUALLY trade Benoit, did you??") The only thing is having Kane be the next victim for Lesnar counter-produces the last couple of months of what they've done with Kane. Lesnar-Kane could be WrestleMania-level if both guys are booked correctly.

And yes, I realize I probably broke about 10,489 rules of fantasy booking as far as CRZ is concerned... ;-)
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#7 Posted on 23.7.03 1418.25
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How about having Austin TRY to trade Kane to Smackdown but fail? He’d be talking with Stephanie on the phone trying to get her to take Kane since he’s causing too much trouble on RAW. Ultimately Stephanie declines the offer because Kane is too much of a head case (if he tombstoned Linda, what would he do to her?)

Austin would then be stuck with Kane. Now, Kane learns that Austin tried to trade him and goes all You don’t want me? Are you afraid of me? Am I fvcking up your little show too much? It just adds fuel to the fire and Kane becomes even more motivated to destroy anything and everything RAW related.


as for Ketih's idea... That’s a retarded idea. Right now Kane is pulling in numbers. He’s making people talk about RAW again. Why waste a perfectly good storyline by sending him off to Smackdown and feeding him to Lesnar and Taker? That’s it, let those two kick his ass, killing his heat in the process, and call this one Failed Kane Push #215. Why? So Benoit can have his little run at the top and fulfill SK’s wet dreams?
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#8 Posted on 23.7.03 1717.30
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    Originally posted by Madlock
    That’s a retarded idea. Right now Kane is pulling in numbers. He’s making people talk about RAW again. Why waste a perfectly good storyline by sending him off to Smackdown and feeding him to Lesnar and Taker? That’s it, let those two kick his ass, killing his heat in the process, and call this one Failed Kane Push #215. Why? So Benoit can have his little run at the top and fulfill SK’s wet dreams?



The only "numbers" that matter are buyrates, and guess what, the next one he could headline is Summerslam, and HHH-Goldberg is already programmed on top of that one. And what people are talking about RAW? People talked about Vince getting his ass kissed and that "pulled in numbers", but it sucked, too and didn't lead to a match on PPV.

The fact is that there's no strong babyface to put Kane against on RAW in a money-drawing position, and right now is the time to make money off him, before he cools off again, as he's always done. The only possible match on RAW that this is leading to is Kane v. Austin, and it's not medically feasible. Hence, strike while the iron is hot and send him to Smackdown where you have several babyfaces who are either already main event caliber (Undertaker, Kurt Angle, Brock Lesnar) or physically big enough to present a viable threat to Kane (Rhyno, Billy Gunn, A-Train, Hugh Morrus).

And I don't know if you watched wrestling in the 80s, but there was this guy called Hulk Hogan, and he did okay "killing the heat" of heels just like Kane for months on end, making them upwards of $10,000 a night. When you've got a hot heel, you put them over midcarders and then feed them to your top babyface in a big money match. Heat doesn't last forever and no one gets out of RAW alive anyway.
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#9 Posted on 23.7.03 1839.18
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Notable faces for Kane to feud with outside of Austin:

Booker T
RVD
Golberg (especially if GB gets the belt)
Shawn Michaels

Raw is in a state where the "insta-success" you are wanting won't happen right away. At best the WWE needs to start building up to WM and they can easily build that with Kane by having him go on a rampage throughout the Raw roster up until WM 20, where they can have a babyface challenge who Kane has been ducking or barely beating (like Booker, RVD, or Golberg) beat him at WM in a big money match. They have several viable options towards what to do with Kane (unlike on SD, where all he has to look forward to is being a JTTS to Brock and UT).

Kane/RVD= They can have Kane squash RVD at SS and then build up a rematch as RVD chase Kane while Kane continues on his rampage

Kane/Golberg= I know you love to ignore Golberg as a viable person in the company, but this would be the obvious choice for Golberg's next feud, especially if he gets the belt from HHH. They can even have Kane get the belt and add to his heel rampage in the company and set up a rematch between him and RVD or any other Raw babyface.

Kane/Booker T= Longshot but Booker T can be pushed as the last hold-out to the Kane rampage and be the man to beat Kane. Especially if you feed RVD, Golberg, and Austin (by having Kane repeatedly beat Austin to a pulp in the same way Kane injured Linda McMahon.

Hell you even have Kane/HHH to go with if the fans turn Kane back into a fullfledge babyface on the WWE, especially since 1. HHH would most likely job to Kane before jobbing to any non-Clique member in the upper-mid card and 2. Kane and HHH have a long-standing rivalry that goes back to HHH kidnapping Tori the Sable Stalker and having her be X-Pac's sex slave.

As for your Benoit trade ideas, why the devil not trade HHH (once he drops the belt to Golberg) to SD in favor for Benoit? Now that would be a trade worth doing since you get a new uber-heel for SD (which they need) and get Beniot on Raw where he can actually do something? Or even Kevin Nash for Benoit, since Nash would probably rather be the big fish in SD than stay on Raw and be forced back into the midcard after getting beaten by HHH...

(edited by Judas on 23.7.03 1741)
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#10 Posted on 23.7.03 1931.00
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    Originally posted by rspwfaq

      Originally posted by Madlock
      That’s a retarded idea. Right now Kane is pulling in numbers. He’s making people talk about RAW again. Why waste a perfectly good storyline by sending him off to Smackdown and feeding him to Lesnar and Taker? That’s it, let those two kick his ass, killing his heat in the process, and call this one Failed Kane Push #215. Why? So Benoit can have his little run at the top and fulfill SK’s wet dreams?



    The only "numbers" that matter are buyrates, and guess what, the next one he could headline is Summerslam, and HHH-Goldberg is already programmed on top of that one. And what people are talking about RAW? People talked about Vince getting his ass kissed and that "pulled in numbers", but it sucked, too and didn't lead to a match on PPV.

    The fact is that there's no strong babyface to put Kane against on RAW in a money-drawing position, and right now is the time to make money off him, before he cools off again, as he's always done. The only possible match on RAW that this is leading to is Kane v. Austin, and it's not medically feasible. Hence, strike while the iron is hot and send him to Smackdown where you have several babyfaces who are either already main event caliber (Undertaker, Kurt Angle, Brock Lesnar) or physically big enough to present a viable threat to Kane (Rhyno, Billy Gunn, A-Train, Hugh Morrus).

    And I don't know if you watched wrestling in the 80s, but there was this guy called Hulk Hogan, and he did okay "killing the heat" of heels just like Kane for months on end, making them upwards of $10,000 a night. When you've got a hot heel, you put them over midcarders and then feed them to your top babyface in a big money match. Heat doesn't last forever and no one gets out of RAW alive anyway.




First of all, moving Kane to SmackDown will hurt the the concept of the brand split. Benoit actually has a feud in store for him against Rhyno, so why ruin that? Kane has plenty of faces to go over on Raw like Booker, RVD, Nash, Steiner, and HBK. The face that would ultimately put him away would obviously be Goldberg.
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#11 Posted on 23.7.03 1934.57
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    And I don't know if you watched wrestling in the 80s, but there was this guy called Hulk Hogan, and he did okay "killing the heat" of heels just like Kane for months on end, making them upwards of $10,000 a night. When you've got a hot heel, you put them over midcarders and then feed them to your top babyface in a big money match.


Yeah…but Hogan was the star back then. He put asses in seats so it made sense to feed him monsters and let his “legend” grow. Brock Lesnar isn’t and never will be as big as Hogan was during those days. You’d be ruining a perfectly good angle on RAW by feeding Lesnar (and his average face pop) another Big Show. Will we remember Big Show vs. Lesnar in 1-2 years? I bet we’ll still remember Kane taking his mask off, going apeshit and tombstoning Linda. If your top babyface doesn’t draw money, why would you feed him a better heel and ruin the guy in the process?




    The only "numbers" that matter are buyrates, and guess what, the next one he could headline is Summerslam, and HHH-Goldberg is already programmed on top of that one


I kinda do think that these things called TV ratings matter a little bit, no? Oh and merchandise sales while we’re at it. I do know that the WWE’s main revenue stream is PPV buyrates as opposed to ratings (for WCW Nitro) but if RAW can pop a few good ratings with this storyline and generate interest in this angle; it might help the overall performance of WWE. I don’t know about you but I’ve had a few friends, who quit watching wrestling when it became boring, come up to me and start talking about that Kane thing they happened to catch and how cool it was. Hell, look at the reaction in the wrestling section of this forum (no SK sucks posts there, sorry). If cynical smarts actually like something Kane is doing maybe there’s a chance that the average fan will like it too if he/she gets a chance to see it before Kane is squashed by Brock Lesnar and sent back to midcard.




    The fact is that there's no strong babyface to put Kane against on RAW in a money-drawing position, and right now is the time to make money off him, before he cools off again, as he's always done. The only possible match on RAW that this is leading to is Kane v. Austin, and it's not medically feasible.


Kane does have solid people to work against on RAW and who said they had to be faces?

What’s wrong with Krazy Kane vs. slimy weasel Jericho?

Or if he must be a heel: Kane vs. Booker T and Kane vs. HBK (HIAC history there)?
[credit: Judas, just look up]


And get a freaking haircut...
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#12 Posted on 23.7.03 2119.34
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    Originally posted by Retro Rob
    First of all, moving Kane to SmackDown will hurt the the concept of the brand split.


Oh no, not the brand split! My god, we might mess up that 12-18 month plan they talk about in every conference call.

The idea of the split is to establish distinctive brands on either side, not force all the talent to exist on their own side in a perpetual vacuum. As long as there's a valid storyline reason for someone to move from one side to the other, it does nothing to hurt the split.


    Originally posted by Retro Rob
    Benoit actually has a feud in store for him against Rhyno, so why ruin that?


Because it's a meaningless midcard feud that does nothing for either guy and hasn't even been teased in weeks? Benoit's getting older, he has a bad neck and he's probably as close to the top on his own merits as he's gonna be, so you might as well do something with it instead of dicking around with PPV filler matches.


    Originally posted by Retro Rob
    Kane has plenty of faces to go over on Raw like Booker, RVD, Nash, Steiner, and HBK.


The point is not for Kane to just "go over" faces, the point is to find someone in the main event position who can benefit from being the one to end Kane's run of terror and draw money with a PPV match. Kane going over guys like Booker and RVD means nothing because they're already perceived as losers. Nash, Steiner and HBK all had their shot at the main event slot in the past year and they all dropped the ball and won't be put there again. In fact, I think you'll find a common denominator that binds all the loser babyfaces on RAW together and is the ultimate reason why there's no strong opposition for Kane.


    Originally posted by Retro Rob
    The face that would ultimately put him away would obviously be Goldberg.


Oh, yeah, totally. I can see Vince McMahon right now plotting out the match where they job their 6-year pet project to a guy who they have no confidence in and basically just want to pop a buyrate with and then jettison again, who will then ditch the WWE when his 10 dates a year are up and go back to playing with his dogs in California. Hey, he already did the J-O-B to the H-H-H, can't see Summerslam turning out any differently. Great business there.

RAW is a dead show with the elephant's graveyard of babyfaces littering it and the only guy who has been booked strong enough to be an effective top babyface at this point is HHH himself. Or Rock, if he decides to come back again.

And as a note on the numbers drawn by the Kane stuff, Michaels-Jericho drew better, the Kane angle gets credit for the overrun but it was only two minutes.
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#13 Posted on 23.7.03 2137.15
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    Originally posted by rspwfaq
      Originally posted by Retro Rob
      First of all, moving Kane to SmackDown will hurt the the concept of the brand split.


    Oh no, not the brand split! My god, we might mess up that 12-18 month plan they talk about in every conference call.

    The idea of the split is to establish distinctive brands on either side, not force all the talent to exist on their own side in a perpetual vacuum. As long as there's a valid storyline reason for someone to move from one side to the other, it does nothing to hurt the split.[/QUOTE



    I don't see this as a valid reason because in the end it will not help either Kane or Benoit. Kane will get stuck like everyone else behind the McMahon saga and it's not like Benoit is going to be winning the Title from HHH... EVER. In the end Benoit will still be stuck in meaningless mid-card feuds against people like Jericho and Kane will be playing second fiddle to Vince talking about whoring Steph to all his friends. On top of that, you know that if Kane is on SmackDown they will be very tempted to give us Kane vs. Undertaker Part 2,921,923,823,892.


      Originally posted by rspwfaq


        Originally posted by Retro Rob
        Benoit actually has a feud in store for him against Rhyno, so why ruin that?


      Because it's a meaningless midcard feud that does nothing for either guy and hasn't even been teased in weeks? Benoit's getting older, he has a bad neck and he's probably as close to the top on his own merits as he's gonna be, so you might as well do something with it instead of dicking around with PPV filler matches.[/QUOTE



      I'd rather see Benoit working good matches with the likes of Rhyno, Eddie, and Matt Hardy than jobbing to Evolution like everyone else who has made a run at HHH.

      quote rspwfaq


        Originally posted by Retro Rob
        Kane has plenty of faces to go over on Raw like Booker, RVD, Nash, Steiner, and HBK.


      The point is not for Kane to just "go over" faces, the point is to find someone in the main event position who can benefit from being the one to end Kane's run of terror and draw money with a PPV match. Kane going over guys like Booker and RVD means nothing because they're already perceived as losers. Nash, Steiner and HBK all had their shot at the main event slot in the past year and they all dropped the ball and won't be put there again. In fact, I think you'll find a common denominator that binds all the loser babyfaces on RAW together and is the ultimate reason why there's no strong opposition for Kane.[/QUOTE]

      None of those guys are the babyface who should ultimately defeat Kane, but by going over them Kane will build up momentum for whatever the long term goal is. Quite frankly, if they keep writing Kane the way they have been odds are the crowd will be cheering him more often than not.


      [quote rspwfaq
        Originally posted by Retro Rob
        The face that would ultimately put him away would obviously be Goldberg.


      Oh, yeah, totally. I can see Vince McMahon right now plotting out the match where they job their 6-year pet project to a guy who they have no confidence in and basically just want to pop a buyrate with and then jettison again, who will then ditch the WWE when his 10 dates a year are up and go back to playing with his dogs in California. Hey, he already did the J-O-B to the H-H-H, can't see Summerslam turning out any differently. Great business there.

      RAW is a dead show with the elephant's graveyard of babyfaces littering it and the only guy who has been booked strong enough to be an effective top babyface at this point is HHH himself. Or Rock, if he decides to come back again.

      And as a note on the numbers drawn by the Kane stuff, Michaels-Jericho drew better, the Kane angle gets credit for the overrun but it was only two minutes.



    I agree with you on the ratings point. No matter who was in the 2 minute overrun the rating would have been the same. Like him or not, Goldberg is the only guy who has not already been jobbed out to Triple H numerous times, thus making him the strongest face left on the roster.



    (edited by Retro Rob on 23.7.03 2037)
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#14 Posted on 23.7.03 2348.57
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It comes down to this: If they don't ever put Kane in a position where he could be a money-drawing heel against monster-killer babyfaces like Angle or Lesnar, then they'll never be able to even come close to finding the next Hogan. Use the Lesnar-Big Show feud as a template; hey, everybody said it was going to suck when it started, but it's definitely taken shape and because of that backstory, I'm really looking forward to the 3-way at Vengeance.

So if they could build up Big Show for a PPV main event against Brock inside of one month, imagine what they could do with evil monster Kane after two months on the show? I think Kane-Brock is a match that could draw a bit of money... especially cause the guys look so much alike right now.

The same thing with Benoit. They could do a killer program with HHH (They WON'T, but they COULD) and anytime Benoit and Jericho lock up, it's something special. So that would work for me as well.

And did someone here say that Benoit shouldn't be traded because it would ruin his program with frigging RHYNO? Come on....
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#15 Posted on 24.7.03 0905.11
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Exactly what makes Benoit a more viable face than anyone on RAW right now? It's not like he's had any more luck in World Title matches than anyone else on RAW. And maybe I'm missing the big reactions Benoit is getting. Sure, he gets somewhat of a reaction, but probably no more than Booker T or RVD, or even the Hurricane.

I'm not sure I buy the theory that once you had one World Title feud, you're used up and can't have another later on. If that was the case, Hulk Hogan's run would have ceased to be popular long before it actually did. I think with the proper build, you could still have viable feuds with the current face roster on RAW.
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#16 Posted on 24.7.03 1009.42
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The inevitable problem for Kane on the RAW side is that he has consistently been Trip's bitch since '99. Unless Austin is physically able to have another match (and willing to do the J-O-B), its better for the Kane character to be allowed to run amuck on SD. Have him destroy Taker, Big Slug, Vince, Vince's Daughter and Lesnar; thus leaving Angle as the only face left to save the show. Then you have Angle overcome all odds to stop the rampaging monster.
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#17 Posted on 24.7.03 1034.30
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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    The inevitable problem for Kane on the RAW side is that he has consistently been Trip's bitch since '99. Unless Austin is physically able to have another match (and willing to do the J-O-B), its better for the Kane character to be allowed to run amuck on SD. Have him destroy Taker, Big Slug, Vince, Vince's Daughter and Lesnar; thus leaving Angle as the only face left to save the show. Then you have Angle overcome all odds to stop the rampaging monster.


Which is all well and good excepting the fact that Kane beat HHH in 2001 (chain match) and 2002 (casket match). On top of which, according to storyline, the unmasking of Kane has unveiled a new psychotic, unstoppable monster.

If anything I can see the logic in bringing Taker over from SD several months down the line if they need to turn Kane face, but theres absolutely zero reason to transfer Kane now particularly when the ratings right now are showing his segmenets to be the highest rated on the RAW side.

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#18 Posted on 24.7.03 1045.16
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My worry is kind of like Scott's in that I acknowledge his ratings heat right now, but I have trouble envisioning a feud on Raw that could be compelling. The time to give him an opponent that can match this heat is right now and I'm not seeing that anywhere on Raw. HHH and Goldberg are already paired up. Flair and Orton are not hot enough. Booker just doesn't seem a good fit. Maybe RVD except Kane already slaughtered him so I can't see that working. Michaels could possibly be it but he seems paired to Orton, and again the angle doesn't fit. And even if you hold off until after Summerslam, has a feud with HHH really helped anyone's heat in the last 12-18 months? Maybe if Goldberg gets over huge at Summerslam maybe you could program the monster battle. But that doesn't seem likely for some reason, just gut feeling perhaps.

I do like the idea of shipping him to Smackdown, simply because being new the idea of him running amuck on everyone would have more shock value. We've seen Kane vs. everyone on Raw basically the last few months. Instead though he could go to SD! and spend a month or two building even more heat by destroying random people, face and heel. To me the one match that could be big would be Lesnar/Kane. They might be the only two people who could after a point be seen as legit threats to each other.
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#19 Posted on 24.7.03 1057.00
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There is definately validity in proposing the idea of a Kane-Benoit switch.

Benoit and RAW benefits from the fact they have a fresh face that HHH hasn't beaten, whether Benoint can actually survive in the entertainment based RAW is another matter. Personally I feel RAW has been the stronger show recently, SD is lacking an edge right now character wise and Kane's involvement will provide that.

(As an aside, the WWE should have one designated trade window per year where wrestlers can be swapped. Adds another dimension to the show as well as teasing tension on the respective rosters based on speculation on who is going to jump as the GM's court wrestlers as well as fearful of losing their own stars.)

Does it bother anyone that Taker has not been somehow tied into this script? Even if it is just to show his mind isn't on the "job" due to the happenings to his brother?

How about a script where Austin attempts to shift Kane to SD and Steph turns him down, only for Taker to step in and force Steph to take the deal based on some "incident" that took place between them when Taker kidnapped her a number of years ago? Taker's motivation of course is to "look out" for his brother.

What they do with Kane once he is on SD is another question? How long does his path of destruction last? Who puts a stop to it? Where does Kane's character go after that?

But I DO like the new Kane, WWE appear to have stumbled on this more than anything but its working out well so far.
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#20 Posted on 24.7.03 1121.36
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I think the next logical step in Kane's character is to put him over a face that the crowd still cares about. That being said, I would go with Shane McMahon. Shane hasn't been jobbed out that often and even if he has his sporadic appearances are enough to make most forget. The guy will bump his ass off and make Kane look like a million bucks at SummerSlam. Now if for whatever reason Goldberg beats HHH, I would forsee him then losing the title to Kane somewhere down the road. At that point, it might be a possibility to reintroduce guys like RVD and Booker in the World Title scene since there is a new champion and they have had plenty of time to get over the jobs to HHH.
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