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Pheadfred Pickled pork Level: 31 Posts: 131/190 EXP: 177646 For next: 7719 Since: 9.2.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 4253 days Last activity: 3336 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 Andouille Level: 90 Posts: 25/2226 EXP: 7144436 For next: 44200 Since: 14.1.02 From: Ottawa Ontario, by way of Walkerton Since last post: 11 hours Last activity: 56 min.
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: 22 Posts: 47/89 EXP: 56842 For next: 1509 Since: 27.2.02 From: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA Since last post: 4430 days Last activity: 4430 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: 31 Posts: 133/190 EXP: 177646 For next: 7719 Since: 9.2.02 From: Nashville Since last post: 4253 days Last activity: 3336 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: 22 Posts: 48/89 EXP: 56842 For next: 1509 Since: 27.2.02 From: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA Since last post: 4430 days Last activity: 4430 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: 212 Posts: 646/16207 EXP: 140895688 For next: 140098 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 4 hours Last activity: 3 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: 129 Posts: 380/5065 EXP: 24552410 For next: 497311 Since: 2.1.02 From: MD, USA Since last post: 90 days Last activity: 57 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: 104 Posts: 142/3059 EXP: 11524230 For next: 337935 Since: 2.1.02 From: nWo Country Since last post: 1949 days Last activity: 1883 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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