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Since: 29.1.02
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As I am often bored at work and looking for things to occupy my time, I'm always searching for things to read. That is part A. Part B is that I've heard so many different times that ECW had some of the best storylines, feuds, and matches in the late 90s.

A combination of being really broke and living in Chicago in the late 90s kept me from seeing shows live or on tape. Now that I've seen some of the great tapes of shows and gotten to know the workers who have gone on to other things, I've gotten really interested in what went on when ECW was the hottest cult fed in the nation.

My question is this: Is there a site somewhere out there on this wonderful internet of ours that would allow me to read through recaps of shows and events from when ECW was at its best. I'm looking for something along the lines of the incredible recaps that CRZ used to do. I'm not sure if such an animal exists as my IWC knowledge is limited to slash and the wienerboard (sad, huh?)

So I turn to the wieners of this board for any hints on where to turn. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.
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Since: 27.7.03
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#2 Posted on
www.ecw-wrestling.com has a links page some of them are crap but the site has been updated this year.
Thank Google, not me!

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#3 Posted on
Since that's coming up as a Geoshitties page, I will recommend searching rec.sport.pro-wrestling on Google for both live ECW arena reports and TV show reports. It's my favorite tool for wrestling research.

Also, I would stray from the late 90's ECW, since the Monday Night Wars took it's toll on the talent pool, and well Heyman basically burned out. Anything from Mid 94 through 97 is good, and you just can't go wrong with 95.

I should also make the suggestion that before you watch ECW from that time period, watch WCW Uncensored 95 and WWF King of the Ring 95. You might able to pick them up off E-bay for less than a buck. By doing this, you WILL, understand why they became a cult favorite.



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Since: 26.6.02
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#4 Posted on
If you check the Rants section on 411mania/wrestling, Scott Keith has got a good number of reviews for major ECW shows, quite a few explaining how they fitted in with the various storylines that were going on.

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