How often do you watch WWE shows?

How much WWE do you watch?

  • I only watch weekly shows, no PPVs

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Seto-san

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I think people grow out of it as they get older cuz WWE was shit in 2010 and dreadful in 2008, but the fans who grew up in that era love it. 10 years from now we are gonna have wrestling fans talk about how the current product sucks and how it was so much better in 2018. It gonna happen.

Past WWE will always seem better no matter what.
I grew up watching Attitude Era and to be honest it wasn't all that great that everybody says it was especially if you compared matches and even to some extent the roster to now, the Attitude Era kind of loses.
 

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I grew up watching Attitude Era and to be honest it wasn't all that great that everybody says it was especially if you compared matches and even to some extent the roster to now, the Attitude Era kind of loses.
I think that's a debate in it own. Do we have better wrestling now compared to the Attitude Era. I think quality over quantity, so I would say the Attitude Era had better quality wrestling.
 

Seto-san

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I think that's a debate in it own. Do we have better wrestling now compared to the Attitude Era. I think quality over quantity, so I would say the Attitude Era had better quality wrestling.
Women's Wrestling compared today to the Attitude Era is 100 times better, and there is no doubt about it, but as for the men, I still think the Attitude Era kind of losses, but not by much as it did have great matches though they where here and there to be honest. So I still think the quality of wrestling now is better then in the Attitude Era, but not by much to some extent.
 

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Women's Wrestling compared today to the Attitude Era is 100 times better, and there is no doubt about it, but as for the men, I still think the Attitude Era kind of losses, but not by much as it did have great matches though they where here and there to be honest. So I still think the quality of wrestling now is better then in the Attitude Era, but not by much to some extent.
No doubt womens wrestling is better. We consistently get better wrestling every week now. But I dunno, I think good storylines equal great matches and I can only count great matches in this era on my hand, compared to the long list of Attitude Era matches. Technically it's better now, but I guess it depends on what you like about wrestling.
 

Seto-san

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No doubt womens wrestling is better. We consistently get better wrestling every week now. But I dunno, I think good storylines equal great matches and I can only count great matches in this era on my hand, compared to the long list of Attitude Era matches. Technically it's better now, but I guess it depends on what you like about wrestling.
Eh, I guess I really don't care for storylines and never really have, but that is just me.
 

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It's a totally different world now compared to the 90s. I would pick attitude era/ruthless aggression era over everything. Everytime. But it's a more edgy product that just wouldn't be acceptable to a lot of the companies that invest in wwe. Sadly that's all the world is anymore. The sponsors drive the product. Impact or ROH would probably be the next closest competition within the US and even they're way off the mark for popularity. Maybe if they could garner more fans and produce an edgy, attitude era type program...then wwe might be forced to change again. But they're blocking ROH from doing the garden which is kind of bull. It's hard for them to gain traction with wwe money blocking their path.

Storylines are key to a successful show to me. You can have the most amazing choreographed fight in the world... but when you do that every match it gets old. And when you have hardly any storylines on top of that it gets bland. The writing sucks. The matches suck. They all look 100% choreographed. Which sure, they always have been, but you go back and watch an episode of raw from 98..99... and tell me those matches don't look way more legit. They almost over-plan and over-practice their matches now to a point that it looks phony as hell.

I'm also drifted far away again from when I came back to wwe in 2015. It was rough getting back into it for a few weeks but I got through it and I actually started liking it. But then after wm33 I started to decline a bit (having a child did help this out a bit as I had less time to watch) but even then when I would record and watch it just started to go downhill. Now I can barely stomach any raw. Haven't seen smackdown in a while. I prefer that show but the way life is I only get time for a few mins here and there.. haven't seen a ppv in months with the exclusion of WM34. Probably won't see another one til the rumble. Might catch a few mins of the odd show here n there... but until they get something worth while to watch I'll probably stay a casual again.

Since getting back into mma, I'd much rather watch people legitimately get beat up and knocked out rather than pretend. And that's only 2 or 3 hours once a month... way easier to follow lol
 

Seto-san

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WWE probably isn't for you then

A match without a good story can't be great in my opinion. Even if it's a simple story it's fine.
Eh, I believe the match itself should tell a great story like Bret Hart vs Roddy Piper at WM8 for the Intercontical Championship it told a great story in the ring and you could easily understand what was going gone. To be honest, I only watch WWE because it has wrestlers I followed in Japan and the Indies, but sadly they are being pissed away, but that is a different story, and I was raised on WWE so it has a soft spot in me, you know. Also, to be clear I don't mind a story too much if it is done well and translate well in the ring such as The Golden Lovers story, Gargano and Ciampa, Omega vs Okada, Eddie Edwards vs Sami Callahan, and some others that I can't think of right now.

Kind of a different thing from our conversation, but I don't want a double post, but maybe I am just old and don't care for all the blood, not saying blood is a bad thing, or all the edgy shit that everyone thinks is\was cool and even attitude stuff that WWE did back in the day, like I did once before because looking back it was kind of pointless and they only did it to well be seen as cool, edgy, amd whatever else you want say. As far as WWE, I think have gotten better in the last 10 or so years then before. Wrestling as a whole has greatly improved because now you have all kinds of different styles being shown like Strong Style, Technical, which has made a comeback, Catch and Submission, which has made a comeback, Lucha Libre, and much more. Maybe I need to be like Greivous and quit caring and ranting.
 

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Eh, I believe the match itself should tell a great story like Bret Hart vs Roddy Piper at WM8 for the Intercontical Championship it told a great story in the ring and you could easily understand what was going gone. To be honest, I only watch WWE because it has wrestlers I followed in Japan and the Indies, but sadly they are being pissed away, but that is a different story, and I was raised on WWE so it has a soft spot in me, you know. Also, to be clear I don't mind a story too much if it is done well and translate well in the ring such as The Golden Lovers story, Gargano and Ciampa, Omega vs Okada, Eddie Edwards vs Sami Callahan, and some others that I can't think of right now.

Kind of a different thing from our conversation, but I don't want a double post, but maybe I am just old and don't care for all the blood, not saying blood is a bad thing, or all the edgy shit that everyone thinks is\was cool and even attitude stuff that WWE did back in the day, like I did once before because looking back it was kind of pointless and they only did it to well be seen as cool, edgy, amd whatever else you want say. As far as WWE, I think have gotten better in the last 10 or so years then before. Wrestling as a whole has greatly improved because now you have all kinds of different styles being shown like Strong Style, Technical, which has made a comeback, Catch and Submission, which has made a comeback, Lucha Libre, and much more. Maybe I need to be like Greivous and quit caring and ranting.
Piper and Hart had a storyline though...thats what made it good.

They used blood to make it seem real.
 

Seto-san

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Piper and Hart had a storyline though...thats what made it good.

They used blood to make it seem real.
Eh, the in ring story told it better, imo.

I know, they used blood to make it real, but there is a difference between bleeding normal and the bleeding like a slaughtered pig, you know.
 

Seto-san

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That is the story. What goes on in the matches is the story.
I know that, but I consider the in ring story and out ring story, all the talking and whatever, separate things to some extent mainly because the match usually always tell a better story. I mean if you were to take out all the promos and stuff very few rivialeries would hold up. Gargano and Ciampa didn't do promos or anything of the sort, and only had matches you could easily tell the face and heel, what happened between the two, and everything else. I dunno maybe I am just weird or something because I honestly couldn't care less for all the "drama" that leads to matches and such because I find it most of the rime useless and pointless, but that is just me.
 

Redboy123@

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I know that, but I consider the in ring story and out ring story, all the talking and whatever, separate things to some extent mainly because the match usually always tell a better story. I mean if you were to take out all the promos and stuff very few rivialeries would hold up. Gargano and Ciampa didn't do promos or anything of the sort, and only had matches you could easily tell the face and heel, what happened between the two, and everything else. I dunno maybe I am just weird or something because I honestly couldn't care less for all the "drama" that leads to matches and such because I find it most of the rime useless and pointless, but that is just me.
That is weird considering your a wrestling fan. Why don't you just watch a real sport then?
 

Seto-san

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That is weird considering your a wrestling fan. Why don't you just watch a real sport then?
Because real sports bore the ever loving hell out me, to be blunt, like boxing, mms, etc. Professional Wrestling has one thing no other sport has and that is characters, so to say, and that is why I like it to some extent. I mean you have Tiger Mask, who was one of the biggest heel in America in kayfabe, who went back to Japan amd once a child told him he wanted to be Gillian like him, he turned face ame became loved, Triple H a white collared spoiled child who got whatever he wanted and when he didn't he cheated and defended himself like he had to cheat and he needed the belt or whatever, Stone Cold a beer drinking fuck the authority redneck from Texas, and so many more. I guess I should also say the only time I do enjoy a story in wrestling is when it makes sense or is done right, but that is hardly done nowadays and with kayfabe being dead I don't think stories should be a thing wrestling no more to some extent. Examples of recent stories I enjoyed are Triple H and Daniel Bryan, Gargano and Ciampa, The Golden Lovers, Eddie Edwards and Sami Callahan, and The Kingdom Conspiracy just to name few, but these stories also bad great in ring stories as well.
 

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I watched WWE RAW and Smackdown back in the hayday. I rarely missed an episode and when I did, I had to study or work on a uni assignment. I started in 1997 and went straight on to 2004. I lost interest along the way, owing to the fact that a lot of people had gotten fired and the oldies were starting to take up too much air time. I do hope to go back some time soon, though, now that there's more talent and no one is overexposed as far as I can tell.
 

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I try to watch raw and smackdown every week, and I always watch the ppvs. The only reason I wouldn’t watch raw or smackdown live is because they start at 1am here, and I’d be stuck until 4 watching raw, I sometimes watch NXT and 205 live, just depending on whether I’m in the mood or not.
 

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TBH at this point I am more interested in their documentaries and such than the actual wrestling.

And they have some mighty fine documentaries to their name
 
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In recent memory it just follows a pattern; trash; trashy; ok; good; great; awesome; accurate; milk and cheese; ice cream; molded ice cream; frozen; trashy; ok; good; great; awesome; repeat; it's the way WWE is sometimes they're dairy; and sometimes they are Merry; they just have this unsettled routine that follows them forever since the wars ended they can't do anything perfect all the time when they have no reason to be perfect all the time;
 
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In recent memory it just follows a pattern; trash; trashy; ok; good; great; awesome; accurate; milk and cheese; ice cream; molded ice cream; frozen; trashy; ok; good; great; awesome; repeat; it's the way WWE is sometimes they're dairy; and sometimes they are Merry; they just have this unsettled routine that follows them forever since the wars ended they can't do anything perfect all the time when they have no reason to be perfect all the time;

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...most times they're dairy but every once in a blue moon they're merry
 

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My hubby and I watch Raw, Smackdown Live (in the summer we have to TiVo SD due to summer shows) and the PPV'S. We sometimes will watch some network shows but it depends on it if it's interesting.
 

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