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#1 Posted on 18.1.02 1127.52
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Billy Gunn isn't doing the Jackhammer any more. Coincidence?

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#2 Posted on 18.1.02 1131.11
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The funny thing is, if there was ANY time he should have a finisher named "The Jackhammer", it'd be now.



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#3 Posted on 18.1.02 1132.02
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Most likely yes. Or too many people worried about him snapping someone's neck, not that we haven't seen that problem with the Rocker Dropper before. I guess they figure the people taking it now are more likely to know how to take the move clean.



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#4 Posted on 18.1.02 1139.24
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who in the hell pays close enough attention to billy gunn to notice his move list and what has been dropped or added? c'mon is billy fucking gunn...



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#5 Posted on 18.1.02 1145.57
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Have you also noticed that Al Snow isn't on TV doing his Snowplow as of late? I smell a conspiracy against Jackhammers and Jackhammer-type moves. (An Aside: either that or peanut butter.)



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#6 Posted on 18.1.02 1235.35
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i personally like the snowplow and jackhammer moves... although the only one i like of those two is Snow.... he seems to be always entertaining....



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#7 Posted on 18.1.02 1240.38
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I did notice something else along those lines. Test is now going under the top rope. As not to look like a certain ex-Diesel. I wonder how soon it will before he stops wearing the leather pants?



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#8 Posted on 18.1.02 1318.34
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Hummm, are ya'll over analyzing...or it is just me blindly hoping the Bald population in the WWF doesn't raise any time soon?

I think it's an interesting question, but I think it falls into the "Billy might kill someone" category for why he doesn't do the Jackhammer anymore. It scared me to death when he wrestled Benoit and almost killed him with that tilt-a-whirl slam once. He doesn't do that move much anymore, either.

But as for Test going under the ropes now, it's pretty obvious they're trying to do something to make him look different than Diesel. That was almost the whole point of Test in the first place, being a Nash-alike. I sense the loosing of the pants pretty soon.



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#9 Posted on 20.1.02 0618.03
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Test hasn't been coming in over the ropes for quite some time now.
Billy Gunn using the Jackhammer was probably too big a risk.

However, have you noticed that recently nobody has really 'hulked out' of a sleeperhold?
Sign of things to come?
And D'Lo, Godfather and X-Pac havent been on tv for a while, and they all did some sort of legdrop move in their matches.
Oh, and Test stopped saying 'sweet' which he did a few weeks in a row.
Kane used to do a side walk slam kinda move, has he been doing that one since last year even?

Point: I am rambling but trying to say don't read too much into certain things all the time.



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#10 Posted on 20.1.02 1110.10
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Have you also noticed that only now the WWF refs are calling count-outs in matches? I wonder why...

No, really, I wonder why. I never liked the "count-out" finish.



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#11 Posted on 20.1.02 1153.09
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Nice signs of the coming apocolypse but I really do not know if Nash/Hall/Hogan coming in would cause that much of a disruption. Who knows? Maybe I am wrong?



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#12 Posted on 20.1.02 1243.12
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And nobody does the Cobra Clutch anymore..

Does that mean SGT SLaughter is making a comeback?



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#13 Posted on 20.1.02 1318.11
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Yes.

I have it on good sources that the WWF is trying to spend huge amounts of money to bring back The Iron Shiek, Nikoli Volkov and Dusty Rhodes to form the Old World Order. That's why nobody is doing the Camel Clutch, singing the Russian National Anthem, or wearing polka dots anymore.

My sources also say that the plan is to feud them with the nWo, until Hogan shockingly jumps to the oWo. The WWF is hoping that by Summerslam they'll be able to do their huge, money-drawing "hip replacement angle".
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#14 Posted on 21.1.02 0513.47
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Is that the rumored angle with Roddy Piper crawling out, and yelling some random local team names before getting his hip surgery in the ring?

And btw..I thought Slaughter WAS making a comeback of sorts *giggle*

And on the count-out..i guess they only use it when it comes in handy. Usually half way through the ref goes out and urges the wrestlers to get back in..thus breaking his own count.



The real reason HBK has never made that much talked about comeback used to bounce out of synch with the other Nitro Girls.
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#15 Posted on 21.1.02 0956.43
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And heaven forbid the referee remember what number he was on when he returned to the ring.



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#16 Posted on 21.1.02 1036.18
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yeah... the countout that never happened....



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