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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.08
http://money.cnn.com/2007/03/08/news/funny/bc.cingular.wrestling.reut/index.htm?eref=rss_topstories

Ok it's a kinda neat deal but it was the article that really had me laughing with lines like this:

"to sell everything from ringtones with famous wrestlers' voices to graphics and videos, including weekly matches and the annual spring tournament."

Annual spring tournament? Did I miss something?

"But WWE's 15 million weekly viewers are the ones who will ultimately decide if the phone screen can deliver a clear enough image of favorite super stars such as Hacksaw Jim Duggan or his curvaceous female counterparts."

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#2 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.14
On Raw, Vince did a bit where he was talking on his cell phone, then bitched about the call quality and said he was going to switch to Cingular. I assumed WWE had made some sort of deal with Cingular, but I didn't know what it was. This explains so much. Doesn't explain the curvaceous female Hacksaw Duggan, though.



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#3 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.60
It's easy. they are referring to all the Hoooooooo's out there?

Bizar that they mention Duggan. Like anybody would want images of him.
Now a ringtone? I wouldn't be shocked if that sold well..




*sigh* Why bother?
griff
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Since: 26.2.04
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#4 Posted on | Instant Rating: 4.00
What on earth is this 'spring tournament'?

Kinda reminds me of the blurb you would get on the back of WCW videos when Warner Bros were releasing them around 2000.
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Actually, this seems like a nice synopsis of WCW under Eric Bischoff: That Eric, he sure could tell Leveque wouldnt be anything in the WWF!
- StaggerLee, Archived Wrestling Messages (2005)
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