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Aerosion
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The legend of ECW announcer Mike Adamle continues to grow. The talk of the locker room this week was that Adamle recently asked broadcast partner Tazz, "Is ECW a half-hour or one-hour show?"

Powell's POV: How great is that? Adamle is said to be a nice guy, but he's still the butt of a lot of jokes due to his on-air performance and, well, moments like this. He's also become famous for disappearing backstage and no one seems to know where he goes in the hours leading up to shows.


I thought that he was a pretty normal guy backstage and just gets addled when he's on TV. Apparently all the botches stem from his personality, not nerves.
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Ok, wild theory...Adamle is the Boogeyman.

* Disappears before the show for hours/hangs out in bowels of arena

* Has no knowledge of wrestling holds or names of moves whatsoever/has no knowledge of wrestling holds, period

* Can't tell time/always breaks a clock, thus can't tell time

* On ECW brand/ditto

* Is way older than he appears/ditto



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Impressive hypothesis. Me I just prefer to think Adamle lives his real life real life the same way he acted in the groundbreaking séance episode of the Dirt Sheet, in a performance so astounding that it should've made him Miz and Morrison's full-time manager.
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Mike Adamle is my favorite announcer.
CajunMan
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Impressive.
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