The W
Views: 99015986
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
18.9.07 1849
The 7 - Random - Some questions Register and log in to post!
(3707 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (6 total)
TheBucsFan
TheChiefsFan
Level: 109

Posts: 362/3428
EXP: 13675180
For next: 284510

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 37 days
Last activity: 37 days
#1 Posted on 23.2.02 1421.23
Reposted on: 23.2.09 1421.45
Guys, I have some questions for a column I want to write for Slash, and I hope you have some answers. I'm talking about the pre-monthly PPV era here, and please name the promotion. I could make general assumptions based on what I read, but I am looking for first-hand experience here. The questions:



Who is a wrestling champion (world champion only) who was known for never defending his title?



What are some heel/face turns that you though were extremely well done and why?



What are your favorite feuds (keep in mind, pre-12 PPV annually era) and why?



Thanks in advance.

EDIT: If you would like to have any input in this survey, I need your reponse by midnight tonight.

(edited by TheBucsFan on 23.2.02 1601)

(edited by TheBucsFan on 23.2.02 1731)
Promote this thread!
odessasteps
Scrapple
Level: 129

Posts: 189/5065
EXP: 24559762
For next: 489959

Since: 2.1.02
From: MD, USA

Since last post: 93 days
Last activity: 60 days
#2 Posted on 23.2.02 1645.40
Reposted on: 23.2.09 1646.05

    Originally posted by TheBucsFan
    The questions:



    Who is a wrestling champion (world champion only) who was known for never defending his title?

    The only one I can think of off the top of my head is Ronnie Garvin, who "was allowed" to not defend his title from when he won it from Flair until Starrcade(87?)





    What are some heel/face turns that you though were extremely well done and why?

    The ones that spring to mind are the Orndorff turn on Hogan and Windham turning on Luger and joining the Horsemen. Throw in the Horsemen turning on Sting (clash 1990) and cornette turning on the dynamic dudes (clash 9).






    What are your favorite feuds (keep in mind, pre-12 PPV annually era) and why?

    Midnight vs. Midnight. Only a heel like Paul E. could make the marks cheer Cornette.
    Freebirds vs. Von Erich
    DiBiase vs. Duggan
    Rhodes vs. Sullivan
    Flair vs. Steamboat
MoeGates
Andouille
Level: 88

Posts: 275/2104
EXP: 6572499
For next: 78191

Since: 6.1.02
From: Brooklyn, NY

Since last post: 30 days
Last activity: 20 hours
#3 Posted on 23.2.02 1730.54
Reposted on: 23.2.09 1745.24
The only one I have right now is Piper vs. Hogan, which was the feud that really launched the modern WWF. I mean, the Saturday Morning Cartoon was based on it.

DiBiase vs. Jake Roberts was great.

I don't think Andre defended the title when he had it. Although that might have something to do with the Hogan/Andre finish, I forget.



Moe

(edited by MoeGates on 23.2.02 2103)
Challer
Tocino
Level: 19

Posts: 17/58
EXP: 29935
For next: 5842

Since: 20.2.02
From: Djibouti

Since last post: 4543 days
Last activity: 4341 days
#4 Posted on 23.2.02 2058.58
Reposted on: 23.2.09 2059.01
The only one i can remember is Hogan would only defend his title once every paper view. Besides that you'd hardly ever see him in a title match
BigDaddyLoco
Scrapple
Level: 127

Posts: 327/4929
EXP: 23577199
For next: 149432

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 43 min.
#5 Posted on 23.2.02 2136.24
Reposted on: 23.2.09 2140.08
1. Hogan

2. heel/face turns...Owen turning on Bret was pretty cool...Shawn turning on Marty Jannetty...Virgil turning on Dibiase...Andre turning heel

3. Feuds...Tito Santana/Greg Valentine...Big John Studd/Andre...Heenan Stable/Hogan

(edited by BigDaddyLoco on 23.2.02 2237)
spf
Scrapple
Level: 132

Posts: 352/5402
EXP: 27050805
For next: 81199

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Las Vegas of Canada

Since last post: 50 days
Last activity: 21 hours
AIM:  
#6 Posted on 24.2.02 0036.38
Reposted on: 24.2.09 0059.01
It seemed like Luger didn't really defend his title much during his first title reign. Or Flair in his last pre-WWF jump reign.

For heel turns the Andre heel turn was well done and logically built. Luger turning heel by attacking Steamboat at a live Clash was a good shock. And another vote for Windham going to the Horsemen, which still is the most shocking one ever for me.

Best feud: Flair vs. Funk, the eternal R&R vs. Midnights, Flair vs. Steamboat, Jake Roberts vs. Rick Rude, and Koloff vs. Magnum TA.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: To the Russians: Oh, Boo Hoo!
Next thread: Raw on X-Box: My thoughts...
Previous thread: What's your highest score in Space Cadet Pinball?
(3707 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Random - Some questionsRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.222 seconds.