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Mayhem Scrapple Since: 25.4.03 From: Nashville, TN Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 1 day # 1 Posted on 9.4.04 1122.11 | Instant Rating: 5.08 Looks like JR got a promotion as well ... http://www.wwe.com/news/headlines/1254370 I'm like, angry at numbers. Promote this thread!
Stilton Frankfurter Since: 7.2.04 From: Canada Since last post: 3887 days Last activity: 3887 days # 2 Posted on 9.4.04 1136.59 | Instant Rating: 3.62 I wonder if John will find a job for his brother. So sayeth Randy Stilton, the real Stinky Cheese Man! (I'm told that, in the UK, my name is actually hilarious.)
thecubsfan Scrapple Moderator Since: 10.12.01 From: Aurora, IL Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 4 hours # 3 Posted on 9.4.04 1139.26 | Instant Rating: 10.00 This has been coming for a while; I remember Meltzer talking about this at least a year ago, and of course OVW has been working this into their storylines. JR's not as much getting a promotion as getting a bigger title with less chores to do, as Laurinatis takes over JR's responibilities. I'd assume that hiring and firing of talent is a group decision, so the only change there is that someone else gets to let people know they're fired. If I recall correctly, JR was booking the house shows, so there might be changes there - or they might have already made changes, who knows. Because this has been in the works for so long, I don't think we'll notice much of a change. Except OVW storylines. - thecubsfan. com CMLLBlog
BWT Boerewors Since: 27.1.04 From: Philly Since last post: 3895 days Last activity: 3498 days
AIM: # 4 Posted on 9.4.04 1158.06 | Instant Rating: 2.36 Man out of all the people from WCW who would have thought that Johnny Ace would be in the best spot?
Pike Italian Since: 7.4.03 From: KS Since last post: 4468 days Last activity: 4460 days
AIM: # 5 Posted on 9.4.04 1209.22 | Instant Rating: 0.89 See this is what I want to happen JR goes away and stay away. Go back to OK and live your old life away, I don't like JR and I think he is one of the reason why the guys that should get the belts aren't or getting the TV time they should get. Go away Good old JR Great Muta is a wrestling GOD!! praise the Great Muta.
Torchslasher Knackwurst Since: 17.1.02 From: New F'n Jersey Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 3 days # 6 Posted on 9.4.04 1316.29 | Instant Rating: 5.75 I'll say it: I hope this means that JR can spend more time researching matches and actually getting the moves' names and wrestlers' names correct. If this improves his commentating, then I am all for this change. If this is being done purely to get DDP back into the WWE, then I am all for this change as well. And yes, prepare to see Eugene's new tag team partner next week. LOD 2005! Behold the scary undead powers of WESTERN-TAKER!
JustinShapiro Scrapple Moderator Since: 12.12.01 From: Pittsburgh, PA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 hours # 7 Posted on 9.4.04 1348.43 | Instant Rating: 7.78 "I wonder if John will find a job for his brother." He already tried that!
Snookum Kishke Since: 19.6.03 From: Louisville Since last post: 3341 days Last activity: 3323 days # 8 Posted on 9.4.04 1753.31 | Instant Rating: 8.16 Originally posted by thecubsfan Because this has been in the works for so long, I don't think we'll notice much of a change. Except OVW storylines. So what this really comes down to is that Laurinatis has been training in OVW for the past six months and is now being sent up to WWE! :-) (edited by Snookum on 9.4.04 1554)
Joe E. Nitro Salami Since: 4.2.04 Since last post: 4333 days Last activity: 1815 days # 9 Posted on 9.4.04 2308.31 | Instant Rating: 3.62 How much say does one really have in this spot? There is still a pile of McMahons to go through it would seem.
geemoney Scrapple Since: 26.1.03 From: Naples, FL Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 min.
AIM: # 10 Posted on 9.4.04 2354.13 | Instant Rating: 3.73
Originally posted by Joe E. Nitro How much say does one really have in this spot? There is still a pile of McMahons to go through it would seem. According to the Torch, Laurinatis is now the man the wrestlers will go to about time off, injury status updates, travel concerns and their latest paycheck, amongst other concerns I'm sure. Vacations, Car accidents and more!: http://parksg.blogspot.com
Actually he's had at least two special ref gigs since then, both of which interstingly enough some him award HHH the title.
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