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#1 Posted on 7.4.02 0001.51
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The Honkey Tonk Man thread gave me the itch to check out what Tom Zenk is up to on his website these days. His latest commentary is a fun read if nothing else.



[I don't know how to post the clicky links but...]

Click Here

EDIT: Linkified! - CRZ

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#2 Posted on 8.4.02 0804.38
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www.randomwrestling.org
Zenk without Geocities annoyances.

(pardon my shill)
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#3 Posted on 9.4.02 1610.28
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Access to this web page is restricted at this time.

Reason:
The Websense category "Tasteless" is filtered.


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URL:
http://www.randomwrestling.com/


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#4 Posted on 10.4.02 0749.47
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Access to this web page is restricted at this time.

    Reason:
    The Websense category "Tasteless" is filtered.


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    URL:
    http://www.randomwrestling.com/






ok, I'll bite- what are you talking about?
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#5 Posted on 10.4.02 1130.12
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Your page. Websense thinks you are tasteless.

I just thought I would share.
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#6 Posted on 10.4.02 1254.47
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    Originally posted by Guru Zim
    Your page. Websense thinks you are tasteless.

    I just thought I would share.



Two ways I can react to this:
1) Good.
2) Why would anyone looking for stuff on our site be using something like Websense?
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#7 Posted on 11.4.02 0140.19
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So did you guys even read what he said? He really laid into the nWo. He might not have the name of a Honky Tonk or an asswhipping list, but his comments are more bitter and once in awhile almost make sense.
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#8 Posted on 11.4.02 0757.07
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    Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco
    So did you guys even read what he said? He really laid into the nWo. He might not have the name of a Honky Tonk or an asswhipping list, but his comments are more bitter and once in awhile almost make sense.

He's also a MASTER OF PHOTOSHOP.
And in terms of his name recognition...

Teamed with Rick Martel in the WWF as one half of the Can Am Connection.

Teamed with Brian Pillman in NWA/WCW, held the US Tag titles. Also held the TV title for a brief period of time.
Went on to work All Japan puroresu.

I dunno. He might be bitter, but we like him. And we're tasteless, baby.

Yeah.
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#9 Posted on 12.4.02 1428.20
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    And in terms of his name recognition...

    Teamed with Rick Martel in the WWF as one half of the Can Am Connection.

    Teamed with Brian Pillman in NWA/WCW, held the US Tag titles. Also held the TV title for a brief period of time.
    Went on to work All Japan puroresu.


I don't believe that will mean anything to today's fan.
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#10 Posted on 15.4.02 0755.49
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    Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco

      And in terms of his name recognition...

      Teamed with Rick Martel in the WWF as one half of the Can Am Connection.

      Teamed with Brian Pillman in NWA/WCW, held the US Tag titles. Also held the TV title for a brief period of time.
      Went on to work All Japan puroresu.


    I don't believe that will mean anything to today's fan.


Ah, how I do loathe "today's fan".
Lemme see. Uhm. I think he had a match with Sabu at some point. And D00D, Sabu ROX~!
Bleh.
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#11 Posted on 15.4.02 1541.47
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This Just In: Sabu doesn't mean anything either.
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#12 Posted on 15.4.02 1543.43
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    Originally posted by thecubsfan
    This Just In: Sabu doesn't mean anything either.


I love it when people understand the gist of the joke, I hate it when they blow the spot.
Howzabout RVD? Do the rubes still dig him?
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#13 Posted on 15.4.02 1546.39
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I'll go conduct a survey and get back to you on this.

I think we lost sight of the original point, which is Who Cares About Tom Zenk Any More Than Any Random Crank On A Message Board.
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#14 Posted on 15.4.02 1547.22
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I hate all* smark humour.


*not all, just yours
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#15 Posted on 15.4.02 1552.15
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    Originally posted by thecubsfan
    I'll go conduct a survey and get back to you on this.

    I think we lost sight of the original point, which is Who Cares About Tom Zenk Any More Than Any Random Crank On A Message Board.


Well Zenk has a better point of reference than say, you or me since he was a worker and knows some of these guys personally (unless you were a worker, I'm assuming you weren't). Now does that make his opinions any more valid? Nah. Is he a kook? Hmmm maybe. But his insight into the biz can't be completely discounted. He's all over weird historical moments. For instance...who did Vader squash in his first WCW match? That's right, the Z-Man.
Plus anyone who's heard his WOLive appearances appreciates his (insane) wit.
There are less informed and less credible people out there with larger followings (look to the north, you shall see him in his rotund glory...). To say Zenk is "just some crank on a messageboard" is like saying "Meltzer isn't a credible source". And really, what kind of person would do that?
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#16 Posted on 15.4.02 1654.34
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CRZ = GOLD!
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#17 Posted on 15.4.02 2120.52
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I don't think Cubs meant Zenk was the Random Crank, Travis.
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#18 Posted on 22.4.02 0022.38
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Tom Zenk has made more of a name for himself wristing columns full of bullshit on this internet thingy than the his long career of accomplishing nothing in the ring.
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#19 Posted on 23.4.02 1028.58
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Like him or not, Zenk's articles are entertaining. The boys on Live Audio Wrestling have him on the radio every so often and he's great to listen to. He does seem bitter, but that's part of the fun.
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#20 Posted on 23.4.02 1037.25
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UPDATE: We dropped him. His last article was incomprehensible, and you'd think he'd show us a little love on those radio shows. Piker.
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