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Do we really need a Paul Bearer Memorial Thread? Ohhhhhhhhh Yeeeeessss


#361 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36391 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 06 March 2013 - 10:00 PM

Corny: "I had a rat jump on me one night (in the sportatorium)..."
Percy: "two-legged or four-legged?"

I lol'd. RIP, Percy.
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#362 Spyder187   Scratch & Sniff! Banned   2473 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 March 2013 - 10:43 PM

That would put me in tears. After the tribute video plays, either Taker and/or Kane should walk out onto the stage and kneel or do whatever. No words necessary.


Sadly, if they were to do something like this the dipshits that make up creative would say something like "Hey lets get even more cheap heat for Punk and send him out to shit all over this!"
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#363 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:17 PM

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#364 HydroX   Quintessential Studmuffin CAGiversary!   7106 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:18 PM

Sadly, if they were to do something like this the dipshits that make up creative would say something like "Hey lets get even more cheap heat for Punk and send him out to shit all over this!"


When it comes to stuff like wrestler (or in this case, manager) deaths, they handle it with kid gloves... so I'm sure this was on some of their minds, but wasn't ever a viable option.

#365 Spyder187   Scratch & Sniff! Banned   2473 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

Posted 06 March 2013 - 11:33 PM

When it comes to stuff like wrestler (or in this case, manager) deaths, they handle it with kid gloves... so I'm sure this was on some of their minds, but wasn't ever a viable option.


I would like to agree, but lets look at recent history. The Lawler return and what they decided to do with punk and Heyman that night. Yeah, i know King prolly signed off on it but still, it doesn't give me much hope.

Also, in an attempt to add some humor to today's darkness, here is something i saw on PWI a little while ago.

Marty Jannetty will be hosting a seminar at the Elks Lodge in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey on May 4th, 2013 from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. The participation fee is $30.

30 friggin bucks to go sit in a stale, musty ass Elk's Lodge in Jersey of all places, to listen to Marty Jannetty stories? I would rather give 5 bucks to Lonely Virgil to hear some old Million Dollar Man stories.
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#366 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:28 AM

I would like to agree, but lets look at recent history. The Lawler return and what they decided to do with punk and Heyman that night. Yeah, i know King prolly signed off on it but still, it doesn't give me much hope.


The difference in this situation is that Moody isn't there to laugh off the angle. If King had died, they wouldn't have done that segment. Well, if King had stayed dead, because technically he did die.

The only time I can think of them handling a death poorly would be Eddie's. The whole "Eddie's dead" angle was received with such negativity that I don't think they'd dare attempt something like that now.

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#367 xilly   Snozberries?! CAGiversary!   1055 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:43 AM

30 friggin bucks to go sit in a stale, musty ass Elk's Lodge in Jersey of all places, to listen to Marty Jannetty stories? I would rather give 5 bucks to Lonely Virgil to hear some old Million Dollar Man stories.


I'm sure it's nothing but two hours of "I hate HBK" stories to boot. PU.

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#368 KaneRobot   The Profit$ of Doom CAGiversary!   9616 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:16 AM

The difference in this situation is that Moody isn't there to laugh off the angle. If King had died, they wouldn't have done that segment. Well, if King had stayed dead, because technically he did die.

The only time I can think of them handling a death poorly would be Eddie's.


Lest we forget some heel I don't remember saying to Animal and Heidenreich "oh, that's right, Hawk's not here, HAWK'S DEAD." Or Edge ripping on Hayes by taunting him about Gordy being dead.

I dunno if those count as "handling a death" since I don't believe either was with WWE at the time, but they definitely aren't above using real death for a cheap reaction.

That said...no way they do anything like that with Bearer, at least thus week. It'll probably just be the usual middle of the show tribute video.

#369 HydroX   Quintessential Studmuffin CAGiversary!   7106 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:35 AM

Lest we forget some heel I don't remember saying to Animal and Heidenreich "oh, that's right, Hawk's not here, HAWK'S DEAD." Or Edge ripping on Hayes by taunting him about Gordy being dead.

I dunno if those count as "handling a death" since I don't believe either was with WWE at the time, but they definitely aren't above using real death for a cheap reaction.

That said...no way they do anything like that with Bearer, at least thus week. It'll probably just be the usual middle of the show tribute video.


That was a different time period, too. I don't think they were PG at the time (they obviously weren't during the Heidenrape era).

They'll be respectful with Moody because I believe he's always been on good terms with Vince and Co. as far as I can recall.

#370 pitfallharry219   Salty milk & pennies CAGiversary!   11752 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:37 AM

Lest we forget some heel I don't remember saying to Animal and Heidenreich "oh, that's right, Hawk's not here, HAWK'S DEAD." Or Edge ripping on Hayes by taunting him about Gordy being dead.


That Edge promo was memorable just for the fact that he was allowed to tell Hayes the only reason he was out there was because someone told Hayes that Edge had a bottle of Jack and an eight ball. That's a long ways off from JBL is poopy.

#371 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36391 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:01 AM

When did *that* promo happen?
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#372 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:17 AM

When did *that* promo happen?


It took some internet digging. Skip to 5:30 for the jack and eight ball line, Gordy line at 8:20

http://www.dailymoti...s?search_algo=2

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#373 HydroX   Quintessential Studmuffin CAGiversary!   7106 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:27 AM

When did *that* promo happen?




Scorch beat me to it. I figured he would. lol

#374 Clak   Made of star stuff. CAGiversary!   8079 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:46 AM

Corny: "I had a rat jump on me one night (in the sportatorium)..."
Percy: "two-legged or four-legged?"

I lol'd. RIP, Percy.

Have you watched the video where they discuss Sunny? I never would have thought she and Bearer had any relationship at all, let alone that they hated each other that much. It's hilarious though, if for no other reason that Cornette is so inappropriate...:lol:
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#375 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36391 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 03:59 AM

Thanks for the video, guys. Clak, I have not seen that video. I don't think I ever heard Bearer *ever* badmouth anybody else in wrestling.
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#376 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:01 AM

On a much lighter note, it appears that WWE is re-releasing Wrestlemania 1-15 on DVD individually next week. They're all available on Amazon for $10.47 each. Here's an article on WWEDVDNews along with covers (which look alright, nothing special) along with links to buy them.

http://www.wwedvdnew...releases/36422/

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#377 pitfallharry219   Salty milk & pennies CAGiversary!   11752 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:08 AM

Most of those covers look okay, but the one for WM 8 is almost ridiculous. HBK shouldn't be the most prominent guy on the cover. He was in the largely forgettable curtain-jerking match with El Matador. If anyone else should be featured, it should be Piper/Bret from the IC title match.

#378 Clak   Made of star stuff. CAGiversary!   8079 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:09 AM

Thanks for the video, guys. Clak, I have not seen that video. I don't think I ever heard Bearer *ever* badmouth anybody else in wrestling.




Like I said, Cornette is the best, horribly inappropriate part.
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#379 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:13 AM

Most of those covers look okay, but the one for WM 8 is almost ridiculous. HBK shouldn't be the most prominent guy on the cover. He was in the largely forgettable curtain-jerking match with El Matador. If anyone else should be featured, it should be Piper/Bret from the IC title match.


I'm hoping they do 16-20, but I'm guessing they won't due to Chris Benoit or something. There's a good chance that XV will be unblurred.. this would be great as XV isn't the easiest DVD to find. XVI and XVII are hard as well. X8 is difficult but not nearly as hard to find as XV-XVII.

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#380 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 04:18 AM

For what it's worth, Highspots just flooded Amazon with older ECW PPV's for $14.99. They're printed on DVD-R's though.. apparently they're official releases licensed through RF Video. There's a lot of events that have never been available or aren't cheap, including Massacre on 34th Street, which I don't think I've ever seen available. These appear to be printed on demand via Amazon, so they might not go out of stock any time soon.

http://www.amazon.co...=A3HCMGCPAMF2GZ

Search for ECW.. they've also got a lot of 5 dollar wrestling

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#381 Halo05   DJ Roomba CAGiversary!   7911 Posts   Joined 9.6 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 06:04 AM

Myke - Didn't know that about AJ. Don't really care about the prostelytizing Christian bit, the name calling is unfortunate. I think me knowing some lovely people from Alabama is what got my attention.

Regarding Paul Bearer, very sad news. I don't think I ever really thought it was a possibility but if Taker's last match (whenever it happens, maybe it already has) should have consisted of him being led to the ring by Bearer.

I saw the listings for the Amazon WM DVDs. If they wind up releasing box sets of them unblurred/unedited (at least to a greater degree), they'll get money from me. I need to read some reviews before I bite on anything though.

As many of you know, black ops 2 is plaid with bugs, lag etc which many people have been suffering including me.


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#382 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36391 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 06:39 AM

Thanks for the video, Clak.

Scorch, if they are "unedited" DVDs, I'm going to buy the bloody lot of them as soon as possible. I'm pretty sure I unloaded my old WM DVD box set (I'll have to check, frankly, I don't recall). Now I sure hope I did!

I have friends in AL, too, Halo. Not fair of me to malign that state, you're totally right. Given what happened to Marco McMillan this week, I picked the wrong state at any rate - but even that's out of line to joke about.
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#383 KaneRobot   The Profit$ of Doom CAGiversary!   9616 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 07:12 AM

Listening to the Meltzer/Alvarez show about Bearer from yesterday. Cool story about how after he initially got cut from WWE he went back to the funeral business, and he'd occasionally get people coming in to set up services and they'd be shocked that Paul Bearer was the guy who would be handling it. He said it was a decent icebreaker to sort of lighten the mood for the grieving family.
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#384 Versafied   Formerly known as vlv723 CAGiversary!   2757 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 08:30 AM

Hoping for a Brothers of Destruction reunion paying tribute to Paul Bearer for this upcoming RAW episode. Maybe Mick Foleyt in his Mankind persona and Vader can join in the mix as well since these 4 wrestlers superstars were managed by him.

Very tragic of what happened. Rest in Peace William Moody.

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:14 PM

I feel a bit sad i sold all my wrestling videos! But wrestling was at it's best back when paul bear was walking to the ring with the undertaker

#386 Yggy87   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   92 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:13 PM

I think the best tribute that Undie can do for Paul would be to pull out the urn from his coat/hat/shawl thing and raise it high during his (what I presume to be a) long walk down the aisle against Punk in Wrestlemania.

#387 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36391 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:54 PM

^ That's pretty strange, dude.
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#388 Scorch   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   37482 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:57 PM

For those interested in the ECW DVD's, I e-mailed highspots and asked what was up:

RF Video has a license which allows them to sell the entire ECW library (not counting the WWE version of ECW). Therefore, all the TV/PPVs are as they aired, just sold under the ECW licensing agreement. ECW also shot Fan Cams, which is completely different, those were live house shows that only they shot. We sell all those. Anything that is an ECW Fan Cam is noted as ECW Fan Cam. If its not noted as Fan CAm, they are not Fan Cams. Thanks


Uh oh. That's.. extremely tempting

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#389 Chase   $ CAGiversary!   7632 Posts   Joined 7.3 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:04 PM

They need to put that stuff on USB drives and sell them. I would buy them by the yea- Oh wait, RF Video. Feinstein. Nevermind. I cannot support a pedophile. Dang it.

Anyway, thanks for the heads-up, Scorch. Good work.

#390 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36391 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:48 PM

I don't have room for all those DVDs, and they're rather costly, but I would love to have them.
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