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Pheadfred Pickled pork Level: 32 Posts: 131/190 EXP: 198245 For next: 8199 Since: 9.2.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 5381 days Last activity: 4464 days # 1 Posted on 8.4.02 1904.27 Reposted on: 8.4.09 1906.41 This came up in a discussion with a friend the other day and I want to say yes , but I'm not sure .
The question..... Is Louie Spicolli credited with being the innovator of the Death Valley Driver ?
I have been looking around , but I can't find anything .
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El Nastio Boudin blanc Level: 98 Posts: 25/2482 EXP: 9381722 For next: 272665 Since: 14.1.02 From: Ottawa Ontario, by way of Walkerton Since last post: 14 days Last activity: 1 day
ICQ: # 2 Posted on 8.4.02 2040.55 Reposted on: 8.4.09 2041.56 I doubt he invented it, but he did have a hand in popularizing the move, which explains why some name the move after him (also in part due to him dying).
UAsnake2002 Cotechino Level: 23 Posts: 47/89 EXP: 63457 For next: 4267 Since: 27.2.02 From: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA Since last post: 5558 days Last activity: 5558 days # 3 Posted on 8.4.02 2250.49 Reposted on: 8.4.09 2250.55 Click here This is the person they claimed "invented" the Death Valley Driver. She calls it a Death Valley Bomb, which we know as the Death Valley Driver, or Spicolli Driver
Pheadfred Pickled pork Level: 32 Posts: 133/190 EXP: 198245 For next: 8199 Since: 9.2.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 5381 days Last activity: 4464 days # 4 Posted on 8.4.02 2321.10 Reposted on: 8.4.09 2329.05 Thanks Snake . I guess I'll take her claim with a grain of salt , but as it stands , I've seen it's orgins credited to no one else except her . Just another question , didn't Spicolli call it the DVD OR did he call it the Spicolli Driver ?
UAsnake2002 Cotechino Level: 23 Posts: 48/89 EXP: 63457 For next: 4267 Since: 27.2.02 From: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA Since last post: 5558 days Last activity: 5558 days # 5 Posted on 8.4.02 2332.09 Reposted on: 8.4.09 2332.41 I believe it was called the Death Valley Driver when he was using it. After he died, Dreamer used it and called it the Spicolli Driver.
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 225 Posts: 646/17179 EXP: 171362201 For next: 2170053 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 5 hours # 6 Posted on 9.4.02 0858.32 Reposted on: 9.4.09 0859.01 If I recall correctly, Spicolli "stole" the move from Dreamer as part of his phony "innovator of violence" gimmick (and feud with Dreamer) - but then he had to go and die, so Dreamer completely forgot that he had ever hated him and created the tribute. So to answer your question, no. As the storyline went, Spicolli lifted the DVD, so somebody else had to use it first, so there's no way he could be considered the innovator of the move.
odessasteps Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 380/5065 EXP: 27377078 For next: 475662 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 1219 days Last activity: 1186 days # 7 Posted on 9.4.02 1146.47 Reposted on: 9.4.09 1149.42 The easy answer is: I'm sure someone in Japan did it first. That applies to 95 % of all cool moves that haven't been around since the 1950s.
oldschoolhero Knackwurst Level: 107 Posts: 142/3059 EXP: 12849950 For next: 241403 Since: 2.1.02 From: nWo Country Since last post: 3078 days Last activity: 3012 days # 8 Posted on 9.4.02 1218.32 Reposted on: 9.4.09 1228.49 Ah, what about Wrath's mondo-cool inverted Boston Crab? Kanyon and E.Z Money lifted it from him, but I've never seen it outside of America...
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