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The W - One Question... - On average, what do you spend per year on wrestlng Pay-Per-Views?
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#1 Posted on | Instant Rating: 1.00
Not just WWE, but any wrestling Pay-Per-View. And which do you always order (if any)?

I havn't ordered a Pay Per view in well over 6 years (mostly due to lack of interest and the expense) but I know I'm in the minority.

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I've settled into a Wrestlemania-only situation. (Although I did find means of watching the Rumble last night.)

UFC, on the other hand, I basically order every one unless I'm busy.

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If I can substitute UFC PPVs, then it's probably about $100 per year, split halfway between gatherings with friends and bar cover charges.

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I usually buy Mania and Summerslam for WWE. Then probably 3 to 4 TNA PPVs if nothing is on TV as well as Bounood for Glory and Lockdown. So, I probably spend $150 with friends bitching in. I am off the hook this year so Mania as a friend is hosting it, so that will save me about $20 after everyone pitches in. Mania is getting insanely expensive for what looks to be a normal card with an extra half hour.

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#5 Posted on
    Originally posted by samoflange
    If I can substitute UFC PPVs, then it's probably about $100 per year, split halfway between gatherings with friends and bar cover charges.

I am close to this with UFC as well. There is a bar I usually go to for UFC shows, but occassionally I have seen it at a theater or at a friend's house. So a bit over 100 for me.

As for wrestling, I never order PPVs by myself. I used to go to one guy's house for the WWE shows, but he has since stopped getting them and now only gets a few TNA shows (no, his name isn't Lotjx). So basically it boils down to going to a different friend's house for Rumble and Mania, and that's pretty much it. I guess that would be around 40-70 dollars or so spent on wrestling, factoring an occassional TNA show.

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I will get together with friends in another city to order the Rumble and Wrestlemania. Mania's Mania and we have a Rumble pool for cash moneys.

When I lived there, we got almost every show for a long time, but interest was falling before I moved away and it's only gotten worse since then.

I don't have any friends here who really care about wrestling and the PPVs are too expensive for me by myself. I have tracked down the occasional stream, but only for shows that I don't care about possibly missing. I always have the option of watching them at the movie theatre but I think I only bothered with that once last year.

I don't think I've ordered a TNA show since the first Joe/Angle match.

Meanwhile, I get together with a friend here for UFC shows on a fairly regular basis. We don't catch all of them, but a fair number. And I have bought a couple on my own when friends weren't around and I reeeeeeally wanted to see the show (mostly Brock fights).
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I don't buy PPVs anymore. There's a local sports bar that gets them all, but I usually just go for the Rumble, WM, and sometimes Summerslam.

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Used to be just Rumbles and Wrestlemanias. After this past weekend, it looks like just Wrestlemanias now.

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These days, Wrestlemania in HD and probably one other show with a friend of mine, determined at random. So roughly $100. I don't order movies or anything else. Cable's plenty 'spensive.

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#10 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.69
WrestleMania-only. But I usually go to a sports bar, or go to a friend's house and pay for half of it (like I did last year).

If the sports bar in question is relatively convenient to get to, I'll sometimes drop in for a SummerSlam.

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Nothin' since I gave up on TNA. This was also the first time in many years that I skipped the Rumble.


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