User Tag List

Page 74 of 74 FirstFirst ... 647071727374
Results 7,301 to 7,329 of 7329

Thread: The WWE Network Thread

  1. #7301
    World Champion Murphy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    28,685
    Mentioned
    51 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    817862
    yugoslavia
    Yeah, would be interested to hear TEs thoughts here. I didn't like the event back in 1999, may have seen it once since. In my head, it's a bit of a pig.

  2. #7302
    too big to fail Tainted Eclipse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    i am between locations now
    Posts
    23,824
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1004946
    ussr
    the mood struck me to watch it last night. i hadn't watched it since i rented the VHS from blockbuster back in 1999 either. it's actually the first PPV to happen after i started watching. i think the very first RAW i watched was the one right after the owen memorial.

    it's not a hidden classic or anything, but it has a reputation as being one of the very worst shows of all time and it really isn't. it's a fun, easy to watch show that's very solid. i enjoyed watching it more than either night of the last wrestlemania.

    the king of the ring DOES feel low-rent. but the matches are mostly quite good. very short, which helped earn it its low reputation, but for the most part entertaining while they lasted. billy gunn's matches with shamrock and kane were both surprisingly fun. road dogg/chyna dragged at times when chyna was dominating, but the ending couple minutes were a blast and the crowd went wild for road dogg's win. even big show/kane, with the infamous three minute choke during the ref bump, was at least amusingly odd.

    edge and christian vs. the hardys was a genuinely good, quick sprint with a really cool spear spot. undertaker/rock was a quintessential bloated, attitude era style main event match that worked because the crowd was into it and they worked it at an energetic pace with lots of bells and whistles. the main event ladder match wasn't much to write home about but it was at least a reasonably entertaining ass kicking, and austin's bump onto the announce table looked nasty.

    fun show overall and i enjoyed watching it more than i have a lot of PPVs.

  3. #7303
    X Ringo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Posts
    71,418
    Mentioned
    53 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    253089
    brazil
    Nice. A lot of those Attitude era PPVs make for an enjoyable watch, even if there aren't any matches you would necessarily recommend invidually.
    ..

  4. #7304
    too big to fail Tainted Eclipse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    i am between locations now
    Posts
    23,824
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1004946
    ussr
    makes me want to revisit the similarly infamous king of the ring 2000 show.

  5. #7305
    Intercontinental Champion
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Location
    Reno
    Posts
    1,276
    Mentioned
    18 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    221654
    Makes me wonder what the most "infamous" thing was in January of 92.

  6. #7306
    🪝HOOK GANG🪝 Bert's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    Redrum
    Posts
    24,964
    Mentioned
    183 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1263479
    usa

    Mazer it's Cody Rhodes on Broken Skull Sessions May 6th since your work blocks imgur.

  7. #7307
    too big to fail Tainted Eclipse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    i am between locations now
    Posts
    23,824
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1004946
    ussr
    i'm going to try to watch all the attitude era PPVs in order. watched wrestlemania 14 a few weeks ago so watched unforgiven 1998 last night.

    now that was a bad show. literally nothing on the undercard was good or actively enjoyable. okay, triple h bumping around for owen hart in the first two minutes of their match was fun -- that was genuinely the only highlight. undertaker/kane, despite the wrestling being dull, was a well-done spectacle match though. like their wrestlemania match, it felt like something really worth watching and memorable, even if the work wasn't good. undertaker's dive over the top rope was one great spot. austin/mankind at least made up for the show by being a fun and energetic main event, and foley took some nasty bumps.

    overall, i more or less enjoyed watching it because i just more and more appreciate the energy and atmosphere of the era, even on a show that's 80% bad. not to mention i like the visual feel of the production not only more than modern WWE, obviously, but more than AEW also.

  8. #7308
    Pissed Off MTR's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Location
    in a library
    Posts
    41,926
    Mentioned
    146 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1387616
    usa
    I am interested in watching that Broken Skulls with Cody. I finally got around to watching the one with Bubba Ray Dudley the other night. I always enjoy these episodes.

  9. #7309
    World Champion Donald's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    25,770
    Mentioned
    448 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3253389
    usa
    I'm interested

  10. #7310
    an affront to god mth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Location
    YXE
    Posts
    62,281
    Mentioned
    367 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    2943295
    The Broken Skull with Lita was really interesting. Wild that she just straight-up went to Mexico and got herself into the business. Seems like that could've been crazy dangerous. Also surprised to hear about Stone Cold accompanying her with her neck surgery.

    Definitely planning to watch Cody's.

  11. #7311
    Furry, Filthy and Fun Badger's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    A Sett
    Posts
    72,341
    Mentioned
    338 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3026729
    Quote Originally Posted by MTR View Post
    I am interested in watching that Broken Skulls with Cody. I finally got around to watching the one with Bubba Ray Dudley the other night. I always enjoy these episodes.
    I love that Bubba episode. Particularly his beginnings, their wrestling academy and how they planned the TLC 2 spots. Plus the wee drinky toast they had also made this episode.

  12. #7312
    too big to fail Tainted Eclipse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    i am between locations now
    Posts
    23,824
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1004946
    ussr
    after watching a couple attitude era ppvs recently i got in the mood to watch them all. so i started at wrestlemania 14 and just finished rock bottom. doing an ongoing ranking as i watch. here's my attitude era ppv rankings from wm14 through the end of 1998, including the couple other shows i watched recently before starting going in order:

    1. no way out 2001
    2. backlash 2000
    3. wrestlemania 14
    4. summerslam 98
    5. survivor series 98
    6. king of the ring 98
    7. king of the ring 99
    8. breakdown 98
    9. over the edge 98
    10. judgment day 98
    11. fully loaded 98
    12. unforgiven 98
    13. rock bottom 98

  13. #7313
    Truth teller virms's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Mazer's house of lies
    Posts
    45,345
    Blog Entries
    1
    Mentioned
    196 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    0
    germany
    Peacock has a black Friday deal that's 99 cents a month for a year. Definitely worth it for wwe, office and parks.

  14. #7314
    Intercontinental Champion
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Location
    Reno
    Posts
    1,276
    Mentioned
    18 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    221654
    I tried to take advantage of that, but can't because I already paid them for the month lol.

  15. #7315
    Furry, Filthy and Fun Badger's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    A Sett
    Posts
    72,341
    Mentioned
    338 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3026729
    Rewatching King of the Ring 94. I forgot about Art Donovan and his awful commentary. Dear God. Probably worst guest commentary and commentary ever.

  16. #7316
    What the fucks up Dennys! Nash Diesel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Dead Moines, IA
    Posts
    47,882
    Mentioned
    148 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    2453425
    Quote Originally Posted by Badger View Post
    Rewatching King of the Ring 94. I forgot about Art Donovan and his awful commentary. Dear God. Probably worst guest commentary and commentary ever.
    He was like if you took your grandpa to Raw and they had him sit in with Corey Graves to call the matches. He was as casual as you could get lol. It was basically a non-fan with too much air time.

  17. #7317
    What the fucks up Dennys! Nash Diesel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Dead Moines, IA
    Posts
    47,882
    Mentioned
    148 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    2453425
    Quote Originally Posted by Badger View Post
    Rewatching King of the Ring 94. I forgot about Art Donovan and his awful commentary. Dear God. Probably worst guest commentary and commentary ever.

  18. #7318
    Furry, Filthy and Fun Badger's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    A Sett
    Posts
    72,341
    Mentioned
    338 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3026729
    Quote Originally Posted by Nash Diesel View Post
    I don’t know how famous he was at the time and thought they’d draw in extra viewers but really…why lol. Hometown for him maybe is all I can think of.

    “How much does he weigh?”

    “Who’s that in the ring?”

    “Why is the referee stealing the belt?”
    Last edited by Badger; December 6th, 2022 at 4:59 PM.

  19. #7319
    What the fucks up Dennys! Nash Diesel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Dead Moines, IA
    Posts
    47,882
    Mentioned
    148 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    2453425
    Vince's hard on for non-wrestlers especially old school sports legends.

  20. #7320
    Furry, Filthy and Fun Badger's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2002
    Location
    A Sett
    Posts
    72,341
    Mentioned
    338 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3026729
    Also re-remembered how awful that Lawler/Piper match was. Two guys of their stature should’ve managed something better but it was butt-ugly especially the finish. Granted Piper had been out a while but still.
    Last edited by Badger; December 6th, 2022 at 7:55 PM.

  21. #7321
    too big to fail Tainted Eclipse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    i am between locations now
    Posts
    23,824
    Mentioned
    43 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1004946
    ussr
    Watched Survivor Series 1999 yesterday. Another fun, underrated Attitude Era PPV. Nothing standout great but most matches were fun and easy to watch, and the show flew by. Chyna/Jericho was clunky at times but actually pretty damn good as the crowd became really into it by the end with the men cheering for Jericho and the women cheering for Chyna, and some really good nearfalls at the end. Big Show was also mega over on this show. If they were gonna pull a bait and switch and give him the title, this was the night as he got a monster pop for his 1-on-4 survivor series match where he squashed everyone before the main event. And the main event itself was a really fun, energetic Attitude Era brawl.

  22. #7322
    Football manager? Peter Griffin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    Completed it mate!
    Posts
    23,520
    Mentioned
    240 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1532842
    uk
    I've only really used the network for ppvs for the last year or so I didn't really notice a major update at some point last year.

    It's now a bit of a mess to be polite. They have appeared to do away with the watch list,trying to find older content and general browsing is more of a pain, and it's just generally turned to shit. Oh and for some reason most older videos have (VodCount) besides them.

    I'm hoping when they migrate to netflix things improve.Hjw are things for people in the states on peacock?

  23. #7323
    GO ON LAD Fanny Batter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Respectville
    Posts
    24,788
    Mentioned
    4 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    549909
    I think they just gave up on it after the Peacock deal. Most of the good content goes straight on that as well as A&E, like the rivalries series and the Cody and Wyatt documentaries. I guess they have all of the classic wrestling that would draw subscribers on there, but I enjoyed them gradually adding literally EVERYTHING during those first few years. I'm too old with too much on for any of it to be actually watched, but it was nice to go through it every now and again. I thought they'd get to the point where everything they owned on their legends would be up, like more AWA and a complete TV history of WWE, but there's no real need.

  24. #7324
    World Champion Donald's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    25,770
    Mentioned
    448 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3253389
    usa
    Peacock is awful. I'm hoping Netflix is much better.

  25. #7325
    My dad pinned Mr Backlund Kneeneighbor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Wearing my scarlet letter with pride
    Posts
    15,955
    Mentioned
    118 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    674318
    usa
    I still really want a chronological mode. Let me start at an event and the next thing that comes up is what ever is the the archives for the next day etc. Right now its too hard to jump back and forth between RAW and the next PPV.

  26. #7326
    World Champion Donald's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    25,770
    Mentioned
    448 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    3253389
    usa
    Want to watch WrestleMania X? It's under season ten on peacock wtf

  27. #7327
    World Champion Murphy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    28,685
    Mentioned
    51 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    817862
    yugoslavia
    With all the edits etc and the possibility of shows being further edited or removed from streaming services in the future, I paid a custom seller for all the PPVs on Blu Ray.

    So to this point, I have 8 volumes in super HD, all PPV events, plus some extra specials, Royal Rumble '88 and Global Warming for example, from the first WWF PPV The Wrestling Classic in 1985 all the way up to late 2006.

    Happy days. Quality is great.

    Will add more going forward.

    Old school, but I like to have all that shit.

  28. #7328
    Football manager? Peter Griffin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    Completed it mate!
    Posts
    23,520
    Mentioned
    240 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    1532842
    uk
    Sounds like too much clutter to me lol.

  29. #7329
    World Champion Murphy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    28,685
    Mentioned
    51 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Rep Power
    817862
    yugoslavia
    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Griffin View Post
    Sounds like too much clutter to me lol.
    My wife would agree with you.

    Some 20 odd shows a set though, so not too bad.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •