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#2 Posted on 13.3.02 1551.30 Reposted on: 13.3.09 1552.12
i would love to see Booker turn face... he was always one of my favorites in the waning days of WCW, except for that whole GI Bro thing... maybe a face turn would help develop into a bigger push for him. since he dropped the WCW strap to Rocky, he's kind of been flailing. personally, i'd love to see him hold onto the IC strap sometime soon...
#4 Posted on 13.3.02 1709.11 Reposted on: 13.3.09 1712.17
Count me out. Booker sucks as a face in my opinion. The only time I really started to get tired of him was when he was in "the reason I come out here is for all you fans" mode during his first main event run in WCW (although I loved him when he came back for the last couple weeks of WCW).
On the other hand, Booker is a great heel. He is the best in the business at getting made fun of (a role Shawn Michaels played really well as a heel). His facial expressions are second to only to Regal, which is another good trait for a heel to have.
That being said, if he were to turn face it would have to be as a different character than the one he used in WCW (which he was teasing during his interview with Angle on RAW). And I do think if done right there would be a heck of a pop.
The solutions to "character is getting stale" (which Booker is) is not always a face/heel turn.
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#5 Posted on 13.3.02 2007.03 Reposted on: 13.3.09 2019.24
I think the Bookerman is going face in the very near future. He himself said in a WWF.com interview that he doesn't know where his character is going which would mean one of two things: 1. It's going in an unexpected direction they don't want to spoil (i.e. - a face turn) or 2. They actually don't know what to do with him (which wouldn't surprise me at all).
Either one of the above would pave the way for a Booker face turn. And did you see what he did on Monday night? He came out and defended the fans. Of course, it played off like a setup so he could actually insult them even more, but I think the real point of that was to do a little crowd test to see how they'd react to a face Booker T.
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#7 Posted on 13.3.02 2056.00 Reposted on: 13.3.09 2059.02
Well, with Christian turning heel (again), what's to stop a double turn at Wrestlemania? Edge goes heel and reteams with Christian (we get a good heel tag team back) and Booka T goes face. Best of both worlds!
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