The W
Views: 128577100
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
19.10.10 0604
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Isn't time for a change of the RAW TV set????--LOOSE THE RAMP!!!! Register and log in to post!
(11674 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (18 total)
albert44
Italian
Level: 36

Posts: 14/240
EXP: 281385
For next: 26728

Since: 12.2.02
From: houston , TX

Since last post: 4489 days
Last activity: 4221 days
#1 Posted on 20.2.02 1331.42
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1331.47
The set is tired, old and in need of a facelift.

anyone agree with me???
Promote this thread!
jimimium
Chorizo
Level: 28

Posts: 86/142
EXP: 128265
For next: 3075

Since: 25.1.02
From: Kirksville, MO

Since last post: 2531 days
Last activity: 2517 days
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 20.2.02 1334.41
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1334.47
I don't know what kind of change would be a real improvement.. I don't personally mind the ramp that much and I think its a better way to set it up than to just have a flat walk down an aisle.. gives you something to play with for selling (rolling down the ramp) and all.
dskillz
Landjager
Level: 64

Posts: 180/938
EXP: 2181937
For next: 32172

Since: 2.1.02
From: Houston Texas

Since last post: 4291 days
Last activity: 3996 days
#3 Posted on 20.2.02 1343.04
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1355.14
Nah, I love the ramp. It is great in person and gives the entering Superstar a look of being larger than life. It sets the WWF even more from indy shows. Not that there is much comparison anyway. But the ramp is awesome.
Scorpio
Boudin rouge
Level: 50

Posts: 10/525
EXP: 909920
For next: 37404

Since: 18.2.02
From: Laurel, MD, USA

Since last post: 4956 days
Last activity: 4907 days
#4 Posted on 20.2.02 1350.32
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1359.02
Plus, the ramp lets us have those cool (infrared? black and white?) over-the-shoulder shots from behind of the wrestler walkiing down the ramp, that they started using in the "My Sacrifice" videos. I *love* that angle, it's really emotionally stirring, like we can feel what the wrestler feels when they walk our into the cheering crowd...
CajunMan
Boudin blanc
No longer registered
Level: 98

Posts: 213/2483
EXP: 9397068
For next: 257319

Since: 2.1.02
From: Give me a Title shot!

Since last post: 2191 days
Last activity: 1328 days
#5 Posted on 20.2.02 1402.03
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1405.38
Keep the Ramp, at least you can see who is coming out, I went to the Royal Rumble in 2001 with no ramp and could not see they leaving or entering the ring.
BenoitFan7
Chorizo
Level: 29

Posts: 147/148
EXP: 136698
For next: 11188

Since: 7.1.02

Since last post: 5719 days
Last activity: 5694 days
#6 Posted on 20.2.02 1406.12
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1421.17
No, keep the ramp. Everyone can see who's making their way out for quicker response, it makes the entrances more showy, and it generally just looks cool.
lmo911
Italian
Level: 35

Posts: 115/238
EXP: 278860
For next: 1078

Since: 2.1.02
From: A ways past Parts Unknown and to the left of Dudleyville

Since last post: 4626 days
Last activity: 2375 days
AIM:  
#7 Posted on 20.2.02 1447.25
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1448.01
Personally I wouldn't mind seeing the big RAW sign return. I'm sure that's just me though.

I like the ramp, it helps create an air of importance to the superstar enterance. The only thing I think that would work nearly as good would be a raised walkway, but that seems a little too "special occasion" like to me.

What they really need to do is ditch that crappy "titantron" stuff around that RAW logo. It looked ok when it was "Raw is War" but now that it's just plain RAW, it don't look right. Unless I've missed them changing it back or something.
The Tino Standard
Bauerwurst
Level: 25

Posts: 15/106
EXP: 82888
For next: 6733

Since: 2.1.02
From: Ohio University (originally hailing from Concord, OH)

Since last post: 5118 days
Last activity: 5029 days
#8 Posted on 20.2.02 1452.10
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1453.16
I like the ramp and TitanTron and think the Raw entrance set looks tight. I DO, however, think they need a new logo for Raw. I understand why they changed the name of the show back to just "Raw," but the logo now sucks. The ringside banners now look really shitty too.

Keep the set, get a new logo.
squiz
Salami
Level: 34

Posts: 77/217
EXP: 242725
For next: 10929

Since: 5.1.02
From: Dover, NH

Since last post: 967 days
Last activity: 27 days
AIM:  
#9 Posted on 20.2.02 1623.10
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1629.04
Keep the ramp for RAW, and go back to the old WCW elevated walkway for Smackdown. I can't stand the new Smackdown set, which is fine, since I can't stand Michael Cole either, and therefore either don't watch the show, or what it with the handy mute button on. But anyway......Oh yeah, keep the ramp.
Papercuts!
Potato korv
Level: 56

Posts: 244/684
EXP: 1358593
For next: 39592

Since: 3.1.02
From: Springfield, Mo.

Since last post: 5557 days
Last activity: 5467 days
#10 Posted on 20.2.02 1654.43
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1659.04
"Loose the ramp"?

Is it too tight or something?
dskillz
Landjager
Level: 64

Posts: 181/938
EXP: 2181937
For next: 32172

Since: 2.1.02
From: Houston Texas

Since last post: 4291 days
Last activity: 3996 days
#11 Posted on 20.2.02 1704.28
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1722.28
I have never seen such unity on this board for any topic....I am going to shed a tear
albert44
Italian
Level: 36

Posts: 16/240
EXP: 281385
For next: 26728

Since: 12.2.02
From: houston , TX

Since last post: 4489 days
Last activity: 4221 days
#12 Posted on 20.2.02 1806.18
Reposted on: 20.2.09 1829.01
Well i guess im alone in this after all. But i still think we should lose the ramp!!(and by the way, I added the extra O for emphasis you NITPICKER!!!!!
Mike Sweetser
Boerewors
Level: 43

Posts: 52/379
EXP: 560401
For next: 4650

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, Washington

Since last post: 4176 days
Last activity: 4067 days
AIM:  
#13 Posted on 20.2.02 2253.03
Reposted on: 20.2.09 2259.03
Noticing "loose" instead of "lose" is not nitpicking, it's common sense.

ObTopic: Keep the ramp, and I second squiz - add the elevated rampway for SmackDown!

Mike
BigDaddyLoco
Scrapple
Level: 139

Posts: 320/5635
EXP: 32127157
For next: 340370

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 2 days
#14 Posted on 20.2.02 2326.15
Reposted on: 20.2.09 2329.10
I've always been a fan of the walkway that is level with the ring.
The Goon
Banger
Moderator
Level: 98

Posts: 23/2515
EXP: 9579642
For next: 74745

Since: 2.1.02
From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Since last post: 14 hours
Last activity: 13 hours
#15 Posted on 21.2.02 0648.28
Reposted on: 21.2.09 0659.04
If they did loosen the ramp it'd be fun to watch someone get the Rock Bottom and have the whole thing come apart. It might add a bit to the drama.
Dr Unlikely
Pepperoni
Level: 69

Posts: 72/1115
EXP: 2827844
For next: 41914

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 36 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
#16 Posted on 21.2.02 0902.22
Reposted on: 21.2.09 0909.04
I loved the elevated walkway when they used it for Thunder. Sting worked in a few really neat spots with it. I'd imagine there are more than a few people in the WWF who could come up with a few unique ways to use it.

And UT could drive his motorcycle right up to the ringropes. I don't know how he'd turn it around to drive back, but if he can make the steps magically move, he can find a way.

Related in the aesthetic sense, I'd like them to bring back the ring carts for Wrestlemania now that Hogan is back. Even if it's only for Hogan vs. Rock. Jericho would have to steal one, of course.
Parts Unknown
Lap cheong
Level: 84

Posts: 89/1733
EXP: 5479467
For next: 182509

Since: 2.1.02
From: Darkenwood

Since last post: 22 days
Last activity: 22 days
#17 Posted on 21.2.02 0902.42
Reposted on: 21.2.09 0912.27

    Originally posted by The Goon
    If they did loosen the ramp it'd be fun to watch someone get the Rock Bottom and have the whole thing come apart. It might add a bit to the drama.


OR we could "LOOSE THE RAMP~!" like "LOOSE THE RANCOR~!" It could come after people and bite them and stuff OMG
Ffej
Boudin rouge
Level: 49

Posts: 36/513
EXP: 881520
For next: 2369

Since: 15.1.02
From: Flatwoods, KY

Since last post: 3414 days
Last activity: 1723 days
Y!:
#18 Posted on 21.2.02 0950.13
Reposted on: 21.2.09 0951.15

    Originally posted by Dr Unlikely
    way.

    Related in the aesthetic sense, I'd like them to bring back the ring carts for Wrestlemania now that Hogan is back. Even if it's only for Hogan vs. Rock. Jericho would have to steal one, of course.



Now that would be cool! That and a good hardcore match on the ring cart.

When I was a kid my Dad told me those carts were the rings they used for midget wrestling, they just put wheels on them for WM 3. I think thats why I am so messed up now.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Jim Ross
Next thread: A few things I think I think.....
Previous thread: Need some help
(11674 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Isn't time for a change of the RAW TV set????--LOOSE THE RAMP!!!!Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.96 seconds.