The W
Views: 100772364
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
23.11.14 1425
The W - Pro Wrestling - Am I the only one who understood the balloons?
This thread has 18 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1(9276 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (18 total)
magicdoc
Bauerwurst








Since: 26.8.02
From: Bossier City Louisiana

Since last post: 2664 days
Last activity: 2664 days
ICQ:  
#1 Posted on
On at least 6 different websites that I visited today, people seemed to have missed the significance of the Red, Green and Black Balloons that Teddy had released in honor of Jazz. I may be a honky, haterade-drinking bigot- but even I recognize the colors of the "Pan-African" Flag. I assumed everyone else had seen it too.



Quoth the Warrior: "thinking is hard, yes."
Promote this thread!
The Great Thomas
Sujuk








Since: 17.6.02
From: Miami, Florida

Since last post: 3407 days
Last activity: 3407 days
#2 Posted on
Hell I noticed the African-colored balloons too. However, I was more interested in Theodore Long's funky celebration dance.

"Blacklash" indeed.



Please Support The Neo-Geo Pocket Color!

uberlou
Merguez








Since: 26.3.03
From: Glendale, Cali

Since last post: 1649 days
Last activity: 1419 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on
I saw Teddy dancing as they went to commercial and I was laughing my head off. I wish I got a longer look at it. I'd love to turn that into an animated .gif

I noticed the African flag colored balloons as well. Teddy Long is definitely the one keeping this angle entertaining.




My Sports Team Support List: Go Dodgers! Go Brewers! Go Lakers!
OMEGA
Lap cheong








Since: 18.6.02
From: North Cacalacky

Since last post: 1972 days
Last activity: 1940 days
#4 Posted on
Teddy Long is fucking god! I was very hesitant with the angle at first, but he's totally turned me around on it.

My favorite part: Him calling Jazz "boo". I don't know why, but that totally cracks me up. I'm the whitest person I know, so I'm not sure if it is some cultural slang or not, but it still funny.

I LOVE TEDDY LONG!!!!

Oh yeah, and I got the reference of the balloons, too. And I, as well, found it odd that nobody pointed it out.



darkmatcher
Bockwurst








Since: 12.2.03
From: New York, USA

Since last post: 2707 days
Last activity: 1783 days
#5 Posted on
Yea, I noticed the African symboled balloons as well. Long had me cracking up his entire time out there. He's doing really well with what he's working with.
Boo is slang folks usually use to address their significant other or someone of the opposite gender in general. I think I'm right with this since I hear it used tons of times where I've grown up and lived.
Congrats to Jazz!



fear hamburglar...
rvdfanpage
Loukanika








Since: 3.4.03
From: Ontario

Since last post: 4153 days
Last activity: 4114 days
#6 Posted on

    Originally posted by GrubbyLongJohns
    I saw Teddy dancing as they went to commercial and I was laughing my head off. I wish I got a longer look at it. I'd love to turn that into an animated .gif.






waffleking
Pickled pork








Since: 2.10.02
From: Missouri

Since last post: 2859 days
Last activity: 548 days
#7 Posted on
Count me in on the Theodore (not Teddy) Long bandwagon as well. Too bad they're wasting him on Rodney Mack.

Thanks to Theodore, I'm starting to work words like "playa" and "haterade" into my every day speech, and I've realized that I'm nothing but a hatin' white honky that's wasting a space that much more deserving black man could fill.



You look like you just got done f**king the next door neighbor's cat," Norman Darter
The King of Keith
Lap cheong








Since: 4.11.02
From: Winchester, VA

Since last post: 345 days
Last activity: 304 days
AIM:  
#8 Posted on
I got my picture taken with Teddy a long time ago (probably about 12 yrs) at a WCW house show. He has to be one of the nicest guys in the world. I'm glad to see he's getting over and let's hope we see more of the shoe throw.





Yes, I like HHH! What's so wrong with that?
uberlou
Merguez








Since: 26.3.03
From: Glendale, Cali

Since last post: 1649 days
Last activity: 1419 days
AIM:  
#9 Posted on
Thanks RVDFanPage. That .gif is greatness.




My Sports Team Support List: Go Dodgers! Go Brewers! Go Lakers!
Bullitt
Shot in the dark








Since: 11.1.02
From: Houston

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 9 days
#10 Posted on

    Originally posted by waffleking
    Thanks to Theodore, I'm starting to work words like "playa" and "haterade" into my every day speech.


Please, PLEASE, for the love of Regis...STOP using the word "playa."

:)




My Latest Crush...Sarah Vowell
SeVen â„¢
Kishke








Since: 11.1.02
From: Japan

Since last post: 2482 days
Last activity: 2313 days
#11 Posted on
I will never get the image of Teddy Long doing the "funky chicken" out of my head. Never.





Life is a waterfall,We're one in the river,And one again after the fall. Swimming through the void. We hear the word, We lost ourselves, But we find it all? Cause we are the ones that want to play, Always want to go, But you never want to stay. And we are the ones that want to chose, Always want to play, But you never want to lose. Aerials, in the sky,When you lose small mind,You free your life.
The Thrill
Banger








Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 220 days
Last activity: 66 days
#12 Posted on

"America may have some problems, but it's our home. Our team. And if you don't wanna root for your team...then you should get the hell out of the stadium. Go America." --Stan Marsh, South Park

While watching RAW with a buddy: when the balloons fell, I exclaimed: "HA! Liberation balloons!" Yes, I got the color gimmick. Nice touch...but the last time I can remember a WWE balloon drop was the night after an HHH title win, during the re-formed DX "Oh you didn't know? YOU ARE HEELS" era.

Sure seemed like ol' Trips got a hellalot more balloons than Team Peanuthead. The man be holdin' them down, yo! :-)



Star wipe, and...we're out.
Thrillin' ain't easy.

.
.
THE THRILL
NWA-ACW Home Video Technical Director...& A2NWO 4 Life!

All-Star Championship Wrestling...now a proud member of the NWA!


redsoxnation
Scrapple








Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 510 days
Last activity: 510 days
#13 Posted on
I thought it was to honor the Kenyan flag that used to fly over the ring at the Techwood Avenue studios for Jim Crockett Promotions. Ah, back in the days when someone could claim that wrestling also provided educational purposes as well.



There is only one man left to save Vince McMahon and the WWF/E. One man who will provide weekly Hogan/Andre Main Event ratings for RAW. Baghdad Bob is your salvation Vince. www.welovetheiraqiinformationminister.com
Super Shane Spear
Bierwurst








Since: 2.1.02
From: Sector 7 Slums

Since last post: 1623 days
Last activity: 1622 days
#14 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.08
Teddy Long has to be one of the only things, in my mind, going for RAW. Get rid of Coachman (although I know JR is coming back soon enough) and stick Teddy in the play by play spot so he can ask Lawler about his "black mayor" friend in Memphis.

"Jonathan. That's your slave name isn't it?"
asteroidboy
Andouille








Since: 22.1.02
From: Texas

Since last post: 1460 days
Last activity: 368 days
#15 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.95
Lemmehollaatchaplaya!

Teddy is really gonna get these two over. Where has he been hiding all this time. Pure hilariousness.



-- Asteroid Boy


Wiener of the day: 23.7.02

"My brother saw the Undertaker walking through an airport." - Rex
"Was he no-selling?" - Me
The 5th Horseman
Kolbasz








Since: 23.10.02
From: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Since last post: 3034 days
Last activity: 3024 days
#16 Posted on
I've got to admit I missed Teddy's dance after the match. How did it compare to that Elaine Benes type dance Stephanie did during Booker T's entrance for the WWF vs. WCW/ECW 10 man tag match at Invasion?



I'm not telling you anything you don't already know.
Ellen Amy
Cotto








Since: 19.11.02
From: New York City

Since last post: 3712 days
Last activity: 3712 days
AIM:  
#17 Posted on

    Originally posted by magicdoc
    On at least 6 different websites that I visited today, people seemed to have missed the significance of the Red, Green and Black Balloons that Teddy had released in honor of Jazz. I may be a honky, haterade-drinking bigot- but even I recognize the colors of the "Pan-African" Flag. I assumed everyone else had seen it too.


I recognized the colors...I didn't specifically define the significance, because I thought everyone else "got it." Sorry!

Ellen
PWTorch.com Zen Goddess



http://www.webpost.net/guestbooks/star-dancer.html
http://www.snpp.com/other/papers/eac.paper.html
Stay tuned to http://www.pwtorch.com for Torch Feud Tracking!
sergeial
Boerewors








Since: 27.2.02
From: Minneapolis

Since last post: 3068 days
Last activity: 2985 days
#18 Posted on
There was a recapper at a popular site that I usually like quite a bit that wrote "I understand the black balloon, but why green and orange?", which gobstoppped me. The audience clearly knew what they represented. They were popping them. That's just rude!

I think Le Resistance should drop red, white, and blue balloons when they come out to wrestle for the first time and have red white and blue ring gear, and get on the mic and say, "They are our colors, too, Americains!"

They could go on to lecture us about what the colors stand for and how America doesn't have those things anymore, particularly fraternity.

sergei

edit: misspelled balloon. twice!

(edited by sergeial on 30.4.03 1611)


"A true champion knows how to deal with adversity."-- Kurt Angle
Pages: 1Thread ahead: Steph/Triple H wedding
Next thread: Will the 4 RAW Match/4 SD Match PPV Formula Need to Be Changed for the May PPV (possible spoilers)
Previous thread: Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel
(9276 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
After this week several new faces have been put in position to hold top-card feuds: Eddy Guerrero Rob Van Dam Test With a few being borderline depending on how the WWF follows up on the past week of television:
Related threads: Raw thoughts (In progress - RAW Thoughts... - Raw Thoughts? - More...
The W - Pro Wrestling - Am I the only one who understood the balloons?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.484 seconds.