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thecubsfan
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#21 Posted on 12.9.02 1455.14
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>Edit: As for trying to interpret AAA, good luck. I haven't
>made the effort to get AAA tapes in ages, and even back
>then, I was completely boggled by the booking. Clusteruck
>would be a compliment.

When I see a midget dressed up as Chucky, I know logic has taken a holiday.

>And Damien was known as Galaxy (he had kind of a Power
>Raiders style get-up) early in his WCW run. Atlantis also
>put in an appearance or two on Worldwide, and if I recall
>correctly, he was called Lizmark throughout
>one.

The Damien/Galaxy thing I totally missed, but the Atlantis thing I was just about to ask someone about - I remebering recapping the Atlantis match, and the match where he was called Lizmark Jr. (and faced Emilio!), but I have no idea why he was there or why they changed the name. Did WCW try to start something up with CMLL?

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#22 Posted on 13.9.02 0202.43
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Now a question from a Lucha newbie - where can I see CMLL? This has all sounded really interesting to watch, but I have no idea where to find, buy, tape, etc. these matches.
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#23 Posted on 13.9.02 0651.58
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    Originally posted by chazerizer
    Now a question from a Lucha newbie - where can I see CMLL? This has all sounded really interesting to watch, but I have no idea where to find, buy, tape, etc. these matches.


If you have Galavision, either on DirecTV or cable, it's on Saturdays, usually, but not always in the afternoon.

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#24 Posted on 13.9.02 1012.24
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So, that's where it went! - I so miss the Tuesday nite lucha fix.
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#25 Posted on 14.9.02 0013.52
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    Originally posted by The Psycho Pirate

      Originally posted by chazerizer
      Now a question from a Lucha newbie - where can I see CMLL? This has all sounded really interesting to watch, but I have no idea where to find, buy, tape, etc. these matches.


    If you have Galavision, either on DirecTV or cable, it's on Saturdays, usually, but not always in the afternoon.




Gracias
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#26 Posted on 14.9.02 1757.37
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2 guys, well-versed in the sport, don't know each other's respective languages that well. How do they call spots for each other?
Are there international signals for that sort of situation?
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#27 Posted on 16.9.02 0056.23
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>I'll try to have something tangible to pick at by the end of the weekend.

what a maroon. I'm so behind and motivated only by fear of being more behind.

How about Tuesday? Maybe.
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#28 Posted on 18.9.02 1444.36
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Hey can you explain why two referees?
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#29 Posted on 18.9.02 1739.14
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    Originally posted by sethseekstruth
    Hey can you explain why two referees?


I believe the conventional wisdom goes something like this: "Too much action and too many people for only referee to keep track of everything."

A better question would be: Why one tecnico referee (Papa Casas) and one rudo ref (Tirantes)?
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#30 Posted on 19.9.02 1310.30
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One rudo and one tecnico to ensure fairness!

I'm sure the rudos unionized and threatened to walk out if they were not representated in the officating - why should all the referees call things fair and notice all the low blows? That's not represnting the rudos at all.
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#31 Posted on 19.9.02 2138.46
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    Originally posted by deadbeater
    2 guys, well-versed in the sport, don't know each other's respective languages that well. How do they call spots for each other?
    Are there international signals for that sort of situation?



Either the ref helps them out or they tend to use moves that have similar names in the other language.
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#32 Posted on 20.9.02 1143.45
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Thanks!!

Next question---what was the big deal with Konnan? All I ever saw was him sucking in WCW. I heard, someplace, that he was the "Hulk Hogan of Mexico"--care to explain that whole thing?
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#33 Posted on 20.9.02 1636.18
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Well, when Konnan (el Barbaro) was in AAA, he was "a heartthrob" and often appeared on one of those Mexican soap operas.
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