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Aldo D 2112 Goetta Since: 21.4.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 3146 days Last activity: 2975 days
Y!: # 1 Posted on 5.12.04 2230.01 | Instant Rating: 7.00 takes you to a house show report on the Observer for 12.05.2004 Smackdown house show at Madison Square Garden. Pay close attention to the first line of the report where it shows the attendance. Isn't there something a little... odd about that, considering it's an MSG show? This link here Another fan of the Nature Boy speaks his mind. Promote this thread!
redsoxnation Scrapple Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 1059 days Last activity: 1059 days # 2 Posted on 5.12.04 2246.32 | Instant Rating: 5.52 6,000 to 6,500 for a Sunday afternoon house show isn't an awful figure in the current marketplace. This isn't the old days of MSG where the McMahon's would bang the place out with 22,000 plus every month. If they were doing that, they would book MSG every month for a house show, rather than just once every six months. The world needs another Warrior Manifesto.
TheMikeSays Bauerwurst Since: 30.10.04 From: Kalamazoo, MI, USA Since last post: 3634 days Last activity: 3381 days
AIM: # 3 Posted on 6.12.04 0911.23 | Instant Rating: 0.21 Also consider that the WWE claims MSG as their home arena and a reliable sell-out, and that figure holds a bit more reason as to why the WWE needs to change its gameplan. YAPPAPI STRAPPATION, BROTHER!!!
cringe Cotto Since: 17.6.02 From: Whitehouse Station, NJ Since last post: 48 days Last activity: 16 hours
AIM: # 4 Posted on 6.12.04 1145.18 | Instant Rating: 7.00 I was there Sunday and the floor was was packed, but beyond that, in the section I was in and above it was a sea of turquoise and blue empty seats. Some people were sitting in our seats and we got even better ones by just moving a bit. But its like RSN said, it is the current wrestling climate.
BigSteve Pepperoni Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 3421 days Last activity: 3149 days # 5 Posted on 6.12.04 1548.00 | Instant Rating: 2.01 Yeah, if this is all they can do for a house show in MSG, then this is all that they can do for a house show. At least it wasn't like 1,000 or 2,000.
orangeman Salami Since: 21.8.04 From: ...that would be telling Since last post: 3627 days Last activity: 3573 days # 6 Posted on 6.12.04 1648.27 | Instant Rating: 0.00
Originally posted by BigSteve At least it wasn't like 1,000 or 2,000. Those figures show up often enough in other citites. "I don't know why we bother, we should let you all burn." - Basil Fawlty on the importance of fire drills.
It's the first PPV of the year and, already, this looks like a sure contender for Worst PPV of the Year. I can't believe they seriously trotted out Billy Gunn to main event in 2009.
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