(edited by britishiles on 1.2.06 1047) Big Show: Why is he getting the Intercontinental Title shot and not me? RVD: Ahhh...maybe 'cause you're a tool. Big Show: Look. I am 7'2". I am 500 pounds. I'm a giant. RVD: Oh ok. You're a giant tool.
Classic WCW-era divide-and-conquer tactics. Side-drain people like Joe, Kaz, Styles and Daniels into feuds with each other so the big boys can play on their own in the main event. At least Roode remains champion.