The WWE has listed the 25 worst gimmicks in wrestling on it's website. I'm not posting this to get into a bad gimmick debate, as we all know them by now. I am posting this Click Here (wwe.com) because they listed Paul Heyman #2 ! This kind of feels like a WWE 'screw you'. Is he still drawing a paycheck from the company? It seems like he could at least have a useful on air roll.
This list is pretty old but at the time I remember thinking someone needs to buy the wwe.com staff a dictionary. Was anyone ever annoyed by Mantaur, Max Moon, The Shockmaster etc? Shit gimmicks yes, but they can't be described as annoying. Marc Mero's inclusion was clearly a "fuck you" over his interviews after the Benoit scandal.
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Well, there's no Daimen Demento in the list, so I really doubt it was meant as a fu type of list. Still, this is such a shitty list. A lot of those characters were awsome, not annoying. Especiially the Genius, Jimmy Hart, and the real man's man, William Regal. OK, maybe not Regal's character itself, but his theme was AWESOME:
He's a man's man.....He's a man's man.......... He's a MMMMMMAAAAAANNNNNN!!!
Originally posted by cfgbJillian Hall is on the list, and last time I checked isn't in anyone's doghouse. I think you're reading WAY too much into this.
Just because they throw some actual ones on there doesn't mean the 'Fuck Yous' aren't there either. I thought Paul Heyman was just Paul Heyman and is always like that. If he's not going to book why not have him in front of the camera he always seems to get most of his people over.
I also could be reading WAY too much into this, but when I was clicking through I was caught off guard because he didn't seem to fit in with the others. Why not put Russo or Bischoff on there instead of Heyman?
I agree with most of that, but I don't think there were any bonafide FU's on that list. As it was pointed out, Russo in WCW, 2000, wasn't on the list, nor was Dean Douglas. After all, why put them on the list and give them any sort of press?
Yeah, X-Pac should have been on the list, but the most annoying thing about X-Pac was the fact that X-Pac always won.
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Yeah see the attitude found in this thread is exactly what I feel is destroying WWE right now. Everyone here is ranking what is good and bad to them personally. The way to rank it is to ask the fans. What are fans (not) reacting to.