The W
Views: 95592902
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
18.4.07 0333
The 7 - One Question... - Do you own any wrestling t-shirts?
This thread has 17 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1 2 3 Next(192 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (44 total)
waffleking
Pickled pork
Level: 30

Posts: 163/185
EXP: 163376
For next: 2495

Since: 2.10.02
From: Missouri

Since last post: 2639 days
Last activity: 329 days
#1 Posted on 14.11.05 1533.09
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1534.13
With what happened this weekend, I went to wwe.com today and ordered a "License to Steal" Eddie Guerrero t-shirt. I have been a wrestling fan for most of my life and this will be the first wrestling t-shirt I've ever bought.

The truth is, most wresting t-shirts don't look very good and are embarrassing to wear in public, but there are a few do look pretty cool.

Do any of you own any wrestling t-shirts that you proudly wear in public?


P.S. I also ordered a Cactus Jack "Wanted: Dead" t-shirt as well today in order to get free shipping.
Promote this thread!
spf
Scrapple
Level: 132

Posts: 3368/5393
EXP: 26532932
For next: 599072

Since: 2.1.02
From: The Las Vegas of Canada

Since last post: 13 hours
Last activity: 11 hours
AIM:  
#2 Posted on 14.11.05 1621.24
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1622.12
I own a couple of shirts, but I gave a lot away a few years back when I realized that walking around with a "SCU Stone Cold University" shirt just kind of made me look retarded.

Nowadays I'll wear my ROH shirt out, and I'll wear the old Sting shirt with just the scorpion on it, no other markings or anything else.

I've never understood why they don't sell things that could possibly appeal to someone who is not either 8 years old or a gigantic mark. I mean, I look at all the shirts at places like Urban Outfitters, and I think how they could crack that market. Like the Carlito shirt. They could have sold the blue shirt with the apple-face and people who had no idea who he was would buy it, but they had to slap the HUGE-text slogan on the back, which just makes it go from snarky to stupid.
Roy.
Pepperoni
Level: 63

Posts: 838/1040
EXP: 2041284
For next: 55879

Since: 25.2.04
From: Keystone State

Since last post: 2169 days
Last activity: 639 days
#3 Posted on 14.11.05 1624.02
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1624.26
I used to proudly wear my ECW: Join the Revolution T-Shirt in public, but I either grew or it shrunk (I grew) and it just sits in the bottom of my dresser. That drawer also holds a Brian Pillman T-Shirt (the one made after he died) and a Bob Backlund for Congress T-Shirt (made to look like a bow tie and suspenders) he personally autographed years ago. Neither one has been worn outside of my house in many years.
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 108

Posts: 2073/3373
EXP: 13124520
For next: 396023

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 18 hours
#4 Posted on 14.11.05 1624.10
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1624.39
I bought an "APA: Dont take this ass whipping personally" shirt about 5 years that doesnt fit anymore, and I bought a "Put a little SMACKDOWN! on it" t-shirt in 2002 WWF-NY. It still fits, but I dont wear it anymore.

And *ditto* on most wrestling shirts either being to embarassing to wear, or just plain not my style. I'm just not into the black heavy metal looking concert shirts, and thats what most of them are.
KJames199
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 113

Posts: 132/3775
EXP: 15579182
For next: 239427

Since: 10.12.01
From: #yqr

Since last post: 16 hours
Last activity: 2 hours
#5 Posted on 14.11.05 1631.23
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1631.28
    Originally posted by spf
    I've never understood why they don't sell things that could possibly appeal to someone who is not either 8 years old or a gigantic mark. I mean, I look at all the shirts at places like Urban Outfitters, and I think how they could crack that market. Like the Carlito shirt. They could have sold the blue shirt with the apple-face and people who had no idea who he was would buy it, but they had to slap the HUGE-text slogan on the back, which just makes it go from snarky to stupid.


You're very, very right. There are shirts right now (like the Carlito shirt, or the Matt Hardy shirt with the red logo on the front) that I'd buy if ALL they had was the logo, but no, they have to put stupid crap on the back of every shirt and wreck it. Oh well, their loss.

To answer the question, like everyone else here, I got rid of my wrestling shirts when I wrecked them, I got too fat for them, they became too dated, or I just decided that they looked retarded. The only one I kept was an EC F'N W shirt that I might wear to a wrestling show, but that'd be it. It's really just something I like to hold onto for the memories and the novelty value.
Karlos the Jackal
Lap cheong
Level: 81

Posts: 608/1747
EXP: 4892279
For next: 100591

Since: 2.1.02
From: The City of Subdued Excitement

Since last post: 75 days
Last activity: 5 hours
#6 Posted on 14.11.05 1633.06
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1633.59
I've got a Kurt Angle "SUBMIT" shirt, a La Parka shirt, and a shirt with the Crazy Max logo on it. I wear them all in public; the La Parka one looks more like a Mexican horror movie shirt and the Crazy Max one is even less obvious.

--K
SchippeWreck
Banger
Level: 95

Posts: 865/2589
EXP: 8373756
For next: 294882

Since: 26.3.03
From: Glendale, CA

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 hour
#7 Posted on 14.11.05 1644.43
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1644.53
I've only had a few over the years:

-EC F'n W knockoff (logo melted in the dryer)
-3 Austin 3:16 knockoffs (All ugly.)
-Jericho "King of the World" (shrunk to unwearable size))
-Hurricane "I have issues" comic cover shirt (the only one I still wear)

(edited by SchippeWreck on 14.11.05 1445)
PeterStork
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 438/1006
EXP: 2132352
For next: 81757

Since: 25.1.02
From: Chicagoland with Hoosiers, or "The Region"

Since last post: 515 days
Last activity: 15 hours
#8 Posted on 14.11.05 1727.28
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1728.09
I'm wearing my "It's True, It's True" Kurt Angle shirt right now (his first, IIRC.)

I also had the first Benoit shirt (with the broken bone on the front,) the first APA shirt, the classic WWF Attitude shirt (that the cameramen wore) and I believe one of Rock's shirts, though I can't remember which.
BigSteve
Pepperoni
Level: 64

Posts: 868/1091
EXP: 2148696
For next: 65413

Since: 23.7.04
From: Baltimore, MD

Since last post: 2653 days
Last activity: 2381 days
#9 Posted on 14.11.05 1739.09
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1740.09
Back when wrestling was cool I had at least a couple of shirts. I remember having the original DX shirt (sans s*ck it on the back) and an Austin shirt and/or sweathirt, I believe with a skull of some sort on it.
HairRaiser
Kishke
Level: 42

Posts: 340/393
EXP: 499603
For next: 21763

Since: 13.1.03
From: S. Attleboro, MA

Since last post: 2422 days
Last activity: 1757 days
#10 Posted on 14.11.05 1800.08
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1800.22
I've got EC F'N W and not that it's really a wrestling shirt, but also the Celebrity Deathmatch shirt with Austin holding a skeleton and "Gimme a Hell Yeah" on the back.

I wanted to pick up a Victim of the Crossface, but never got around to it. Also the more recent one for Angle that says "America Needs a Hero" almost got purchased.
Oliver
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 1871/4845
EXP: 22164891
For next: 289336

Since: 20.6.02
From: Derkaderkastan

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#11 Posted on 14.11.05 1829.33
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1829.44
I own a classic DX shirt (with the SUCK IT) on the back, and an original nWo shirt...but both are in really bad condition. I'm trolling ebay for another few.

If we want to talk about shirts we WANT...there's that Hollywood Hogan shirt with the Hogan mustache on a skull that I always wanted. I'm also looking for that greenish CAPTAIN CHARISMA shirt, as well.
2P4E
Boerewors
Level: 39

Posts: 40/360
EXP: 397738
For next: 7037

Since: 4.1.05
From: SE12, London, UK.

Since last post: 255 days
Last activity: 16 hours
#12 Posted on 14.11.05 1905.25
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1905.34
I have the Rey Mysterio tattoo long sleeve t-shirt, which i wear often. Hardly anyone knows what it is and it doesn't bother me to have MEXICAN on my stomach despite clearly not being Mexican.

If they'd ever sold the CAPTAIN CHARISMA shirts over here i'd pretty much never wear anything else.
drjayphd
Scrapple
Moderator
Level: 115

Posts: 2666/3934
EXP: 16327282
For next: 484133

Since: 22.4.02
From: Connecticut

Since last post: 21 days
Last activity: 3 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#13 Posted on 14.11.05 1921.55
Reposted on: 14.11.12 1922.01
Just two, and I only know where one is.

* Kurt Angle's "SUBMIT"
* Sting, from the surfer era (buried somewhere in the dining room)

I do wish someone had the "Eddie Guerrero Is My Favorite Wrestler" shirts (WCW-era). The WWE'd "Cheat 2 Win" just isn't the same... I prefer my catchprases to contain no numbers.
Redcumo
Bauerwurst
Level: 24

Posts: 38/104
EXP: 68598
For next: 9528

Since: 3.11.02
From: BC Canada

Since last post: 314 days
Last activity: 298 days
#14 Posted on 14.11.05 2012.56
Reposted on: 14.11.12 2012.56
I've got two Edge & Christian shirts from 2001, the yellow one that says "So reeking of awesomeness" and the red Charlie's Angels style with the five second pose.

I've also got a long sleeve Armageddon 2002 shirt with Torrie Wilson on the front. I answered a trivia question at the movie theater.

I wear them all from time to time.
OlFuzzyBastard
Knackwurst
Level: 102

Posts: 2413/3018
EXP: 10963645
For next: 126360

Since: 28.4.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 11 days
Last activity: 9 days
AIM:  
#15 Posted on 14.11.05 2143.27
Reposted on: 14.11.12 2143.35
I've got that Kurt Angle "IT'S TRUE IT'S TRUE" shirt, plus the very cool "Three 'I's In Team" Team Angle shirt from early 2003. Plus, the only legitimately cool wrestling t-shirt of all time - the coveted Kaientai EVIL shirt. Indeed.
The Thrill
Banger
Level: 99

Posts: 1950/2781
EXP: 9711653
For next: 288382

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day
#16 Posted on 14.11.05 2150.52
Reposted on: 14.11.12 2151.07
Let's see...stuff I've still got:

* 1997 WWF-era Cactus Jack "Wanted Dead" shirt
* modern re-printing of classic nWo shirt (those two thanks to Attitude Tees)
* ACW-NWA Wisconsin
* A2NWO (it's indy...and a loooooong story)

Stuff I threw out:

* nWo silver & black
* nWo red & black
* a couple of nWo black & white versions
* a T-shirt given to me by a buddy with a giant iron-on, featuring the heads of nearly everybody on the card of WrestleMania XIX
* old ACW shirt (my indy again)

Stuff I wish I had:

* The old, and rare, Disco Inferno WCW shirt
* The Team Angle velour warmup jumpsuit
ShotGunShep
Frankfurter
Level: 58

Posts: 718/836
EXP: 1542898
For next: 34657

Since: 20.2.03

Since last post: 2349 days
Last activity: 2236 days
#17 Posted on 14.11.05 2223.03
Reposted on: 14.11.12 2223.33
I have the WM19 shirt which I bought at the Show, but I never wear it.
Kevintripod
Andouille
Level: 88

Posts: 586/2197
EXP: 6508832
For next: 141858

Since: 11.5.03
From: Mount Pleasant, Pa.

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 3 hours
AIM:  
#18 Posted on 14.11.05 2301.07
Reposted on: 14.11.12 2302.28
Never owned any wrestling t-shirts, but I've had two of Chris Jericho's Y2J hockey jerseys.
samoflange
Lap cheong
Level: 80

Posts: 435/1786
EXP: 4595985
For next: 187004

Since: 22.2.04
From: Cambridge, MA

Since last post: 183 days
Last activity: 175 days
#19 Posted on 14.11.05 2303.42
Reposted on: 14.11.12 2303.42
No t-shirts, but I've got a 619 headband and a Hogan bandana that are in my regular gym headgear rotation.
Nag
Landjager
Level: 60

Posts: 836/904
EXP: 1743749
For next: 29039

Since: 10.1.03
From: Enter your city here

Since last post: 1989 days
Last activity: 44 days
Y!:
#20 Posted on 15.11.05 0041.45
Reposted on: 15.11.12 0041.54
I've got an EC F'N W shirt that I spent my entire allowence on back in 95. It's old, gray, and moth eaten, but still in my closet.

I think I still got a yellow Razor Ramon "Oozing Machismo" shirt boxed up somewhere.
Pages: 1 2 3 NextThread ahead: First R-rated movie you ever saw?
Next thread: What do you collect?
Previous thread: What are your Christmas plans?
(192 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - One Question... - Do you own any wrestling t-shirts?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.311 seconds.