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CANADIAN BULLDOG Andouille Level: 87 Posts: 1768/1962 EXP: 6384883 For next: 7916 Since: 5.3.03 From: TORONTO Since last post: 1694 days Last activity: 1692 days
ICQ: # 1 Posted on 21.7.05 1320.56 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1321.00 From Slam! Wrestling: His Lordship died Wednesday at the age of 77, according to this article. Very sad. Promote this thread!
Matt Tracker Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 1072/5230 EXP: 27622769 For next: 229971 Since: 8.5.03 From: North Carolina Since last post: 22 hours Last activity: 15 hours # 2 Posted on 21.7.05 1323.35 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1324.03 No one else could sell that slogan: Brut! It smells like a man! A classy rep for the WWF during this Sunday show. He has been missed for a long time.
OMEGA Lap cheong Level: 84 Posts: 1481/1747 EXP: 5492341 For next: 169635 Since: 18.6.02 From: North Cacalacky Since last post: 3089 days Last activity: 694 days # 3 Posted on 21.7.05 1332.16 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1332.27 I was never able to see Alfred wrestle, but my childhood is full of memories of Alfred calling matches and shilling WWF Ice Cream Bars and IcoPro. RIP, Lord Al.
Stilton Frankfurter Level: 59 Posts: 626/793 EXP: 1588280 For next: 84858 Since: 7.2.04 From: Canada Since last post: 4331 days Last activity: 4331 days # 4 Posted on 21.7.05 1332.29 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1332.41 "Certs. Freshen your breath. With Certs." Thanks for the many fond memories. Rest in peace, Lord Alfred.
John Orquiola Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 67/4479 EXP: 22765766 For next: 318401 Since: 28.2.02 From: Boston Since last post: 1264 days Last activity: 1264 days # 5 Posted on 21.7.05 1335.28 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1335.31 My favorite memory of Lord Alfred Hays is when he briefly turned quasi-heel around the same times Shawn Michaels did when he broke up the Rockers. "The magnificent Shawn Michaels [will take on] the vastly inferior Marty Jannetty..." Rest in Peace, your Lordship.
cranlsn Toulouse Level: 72 Posts: 722/1225 EXP: 3251234 For next: 72544 Since: 18.3.02 From: Hartland, WI Since last post: 176 days Last activity: 19 hours # 6 Posted on 21.7.05 1342.10 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1342.47 That's too bad...it would have been nice to see him inducted into the Hall of Fame...maybe posthumously? But at least he and Gorilla get to do some catching up now... RIP...
Mayhem Scrapple Level: 115 Posts: 2081/3693 EXP: 16410255 For next: 401160 Since: 25.4.03 From: Nashville, TN Since last post: 142 days Last activity: 27 days # 7 Posted on 21.7.05 1348.11 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1359.01 Some of my first WWF childhood memories are of Lord Alfred Hayes in the control room doing the weekend shows. RIP.
Destrucity Boerewors Level: 40 Posts: 45/339 EXP: 440675 For next: 638 Since: 21.4.04 From: New York, NY, USA Since last post: 4045 days Last activity: 3952 days # 8 Posted on 21.7.05 1420.56 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1423.21 "From the pages of World Wrestling Federation magazine -- here's Update!" I always liked Lord Alfred. Except for his stint providing awful heel color commentary for the AWF.
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 152 Posts: 2595/7016 EXP: 43783058 For next: 518704 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 29 days Last activity: 13 days # 9 Posted on 21.7.05 1625.40 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1629.01 He was ONLY 77? Think I will watch my Andre the Giant DVD and listen to his smooth delivery. RIP Lord Alfred!
Nag Landjager Level: 63 Posts: 787/904 EXP: 2006937 For next: 90226 Since: 10.1.03 From: Enter your city here Since last post: 3325 days Last activity: 1380 days
Y!: # 10 Posted on 21.7.05 1650.15 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1659.03 "Promotional considerations PAID for by the following" RIP YOUR LORDSHIP
Juggalo101 Italian Level: 35 Posts: 175/240 EXP: 262344 For next: 17594 Since: 27.4.04 From: Atlanta Since last post: 1781 days Last activity: 1780 days
AIM: # 11 Posted on 21.7.05 1736.46 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1740.06 Sad indeed. Ah...One of the many images inprinted in my head symbolizing the ol' WWF days. Odd that I was just wandering over his profile on obsessedwithwrestling.com just a couple days ago... RIP.
Brian P. Dermody Liverwurst Moderator Level: 71 Posts: 760/1205 EXP: 3120053 For next: 47076 Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 2085 days Last activity: 1508 days
Y!: # 12 Posted on 21.7.05 1747.35 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1749.27 "Mistar Frrrrrrrreeze, freezer bars. They're as fun to FREEZE as they are to EAT!" I'm gonna go watch some Colisuem Video now.
Zeruel Thirty Millionth Hit Moderator Level: 135 Posts: 2749/5283 EXP: 29306072 For next: 29009 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary. Since last post: 210 days Last activity: 152 days # 13 Posted on 21.7.05 1812.47 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1814.30 Here's The Genius reading a poem to His Lordship back in the day on Jan. 3rd, 1986. http://www.wwe.com/content/media/video/591950/905364/lordalfredtribute (edited by Zeruel on 21.7.05 1913)
jivesoulbro Bauerwurst Level: 25 Posts: 93/106 EXP: 80701 For next: 8920 Since: 25.12.02 Since last post: 470 days Last activity: 470 days # 14 Posted on 21.7.05 1854.38 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1855.16 "Promotional consideration paid for by . . . Shu-ga Daddy!"
Jahnkekong Pinkelwurst Level: 14 Posts: 6/31 EXP: 11699 For next: 1372 Since: 16.5.05 Since last post: 4349 days Last activity: 4326 days # 15 Posted on 21.7.05 1902.22 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1904.12 Very sad. ALfred, so many fond memories there. RIP
KaneRobot Morcilla Level: 54 Posts: 502/631 EXP: 1204250 For next: 29627 Since: 24.2.02 From: Bowels Since last post: 3573 days Last activity: 2865 days # 16 Posted on 21.7.05 1942.17 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1948.20 He taught me that Jim Powers has a FANTASTIC dropkick! And thanks to him, I have the Colosseum Video address memorized. "Oh six nine zero five"
Oliver Scrapple Level: 132 Posts: 1428/5007 EXP: 26645006 For next: 486998 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 1018 days Last activity: 1012 days # 17 Posted on 21.7.05 2023.19 Reposted on: 21.7.12 2023.20 I'll have to do some digging around for some old Coliseum tapes from the 80s at the local flea markets. Alfred had some amazing stuff on them.
Whattaburger Boerewors Level: 41 Posts: 32/347 EXP: 455129 For next: 25020 Since: 18.5.04 From: Badstreet USA Since last post: 1104 days Last activity: 1104 days # 18 Posted on 21.7.05 2025.17 Reposted on: 21.7.12 2025.22 "Yipes Stripes!" RIP--Alfred. Man, I have so many memories, I have no clue where to begin. Like some of you mentioned, I loved how Alfred brought an sense of class to the matches and programming; I really enjoyed his calm demeanor and real knowledge of the characters. I must say though, he had some of my favorite WWF lines/moments, ever...ahem... From TNT, Hogan, Vince, and Alfred are making "Python Power" shakes and Hogan decides to add a 3rd scoop of the protein powder Alfred: Hehehe, three! (It's just me, but I thought the way he said it was funny). Andre the Giant coming down the aisle to make sure Bobby Heenan keeps away from the Big Bossman during his IC title match with Perfect @ WMVII Alfred: WOOOOOAAAAAAAAH!!! And my favorite, from SummerSlam '91 after Bret Hart beat Perfect for the IC and goes to celebrate with his late parents, Stu and Helen. Alfred is gripping the forearm of Stu and trying to get his attention... Alfred: Mr. Hart, Mr. Hart, may I have a word with you about your son? Stu: It's wonderful, I a...(at this point Alfred just turns away as Stu keeps going on for a couple seconds). Alfred: As you can see, he's a little bit speechless. Back to you, Gorilla!
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 225 Posts: 6566/17200 EXP: 172511426 For next: 1020828 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 6 hours # 19 Posted on 21.7.05 2226.07 Reposted on: 21.7.12 2227.34 No one else EVER predicted "swift victory for Kah-to" :(
The Thrill Banger Level: 103 Posts: 1867/2781 EXP: 11093033 For next: 378412 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1337 days Last activity: 128 days # 20 Posted on 21.7.05 2226.53 Reposted on: 21.7.12 2227.39
I still remember his titillating sideline reporting on the erecting (huh huh huh) of the blue-bar steel cage prior to the Warrior/Rude WWF title match @ SummerSlam 1990. Of course, I'm still equally intrigued that that PPV had a freakin' INTERMISSION. You will be missed, Lord Hayes. RIP.
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