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The 7 - Pro Wrestling - Summerslam in Long Island? Why?
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#1 Posted on 20.4.02 1555.27
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Apparently, at the Long Island, NY house show last night, Ric Flair came out and gave a speech about how Long Island hasn't gotten a PPV since WM2 and how the city deserves one. He then announced that Summerslam will be there August 25.

I want to know why. Crowds at Long Island have been notoriously bad. They generally sit on their hands, making no noise and the last couple of TV shows there have had all sorts of empty seats. And yet, THIS is the venue that gets the 2nd biggest PPV of the year?

I thought I'd heard plenty of rumors about the new building in Dallas getting Summerslam. That would've made a ton more sense. Always good crowds and I've heard the new facility is awesome.
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#2 Posted on 20.4.02 1725.23
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Maybe Foley has a new book coming out then.
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#3 Posted on 20.4.02 1730.30
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Maybe they think that some of the MSG crowd will mosey on by...but then that begs the question...why not MSG?
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#4 Posted on 20.4.02 1816.26
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Crowds at Long Island have been notoriously bad. They generally sit on their hands, making no noise and the last couple of TV shows there have had all sorts of empty seats. And yet, THIS is the venue that gets the 2nd biggest PPV of the year?

VERY TRUE. I know this from experience. That LI crowd pops for nothing.

I guess MSG and the Meadowlands were booked or something - I dunno. I would've preferred it at MSG personally.

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#5 Posted on 20.4.02 1847.55
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I bet the WWF has an ace up their sleeve: all opening themes will be performed by Long Island's very own DE LA SOUL.
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#6 Posted on 20.4.02 1957.54
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    Originally posted by N8P
    I bet the WWF has an ace up their sleeve: all opening themes will be performed by Long Island's very own DE LA SOUL.


That'll be cool with me...I saw them last month here in Calgary. Perhaps EPMD could help out, too...
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#7 Posted on 20.4.02 2011.27
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N8: Don't tease me like that. PLEASE. "Breakadawn.... Breakadawn...."
Throw in Jurassic 5 to that group. :D
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#8 Posted on 21.4.02 1521.59
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I don't know for sure but I'm betting Mick Foley has something to do with it... And that's not a bad thing... it's a good thing.
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