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>They're going to make wrestling for this only video game crowd that is only a certain age.
>Pan that crowd, look at those crowd pans on those shows; 18-34 men, no hair and a lot of beards, no women, no kids, no older people.
>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
>Those fans are gonna be around till one of those things in their lives happen, or until the next video game thing comes out that everybody wants to follow.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWGfAt6jLlE
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>>7373499
Based Corny BTFOing /asp/.
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>>7373499
>18-34 men, no hair and a lot of beards, no women, no kids, no older people.
sounds like meltzer's fanbase yet cornette still is too pussy to call him out
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>>7373499
>no women, no kids, no older people
Yeah, that sure sounds awful.
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>>7373499
>le seething boomer
yawn, not listening
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>>7373499
Corny still thinks it is 1980 where people other than men actually care about wrestling
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>>7373499
Based and lifepilled
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>>7373499
>Adult men who work but don't have families to support and clearly have tonnes of disposable income are a bad audience to have
I know it's simply HORRIBLE to be a straight white male who hasn't fallen for 'their' life tricks, but there's a lot of them and they have money.
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>>7373499
Cornette is an out of touch faggot that thinks being a proper Yankee gives him any credability.
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>>7373499
>and a lot of beards, no women

Wrong,i saw a lot of blue haired bearded women
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>>7373540
No. No there arent. Because like he said the goal to have a job, have money, and be straight is to have a family. Eventually pussy will come into play. Always does.
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>"buries" AEW's fanbase
>they're the most important demographic for advertisers and where WWE is weakest
Has Cornette gone as senile as Vince?
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>>7373517
cornette is old enough to remember when those demos combined made up like 70% of wrestling's overall audience, for a long time adult men (especially adult men with no wife or kids to also drag along and buy tickets for) were kind of in the minority at wrestling shows

of course most people on this board when they hear 'old-school wrestling' think about what wcw and wwf were putting on in the late-90s and early-00s....cornette's point all along has been that while business was hot at that point, because of the kind of sexual and violent content that was involved all those demos that used to be wrestling's bread-and-butter slowly drifted away....and never really came back, even after wwe has been trying for roughly a decade to clean up it's act once again
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>>7373550
Some of them were wrestling.
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>>7373499
>>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
But that’s wrong.
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>>7373499
>>Pan that crowd, look at those crowd pans on those shows; 18-34 men, no hair and a lot of beards, no women, no kids, no older people.
Otherwise known as the Hot Pockets crowd
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>>7373562
That's a cute whatever the fuck it's supposed to be.
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Why the hell would I want older people on wrestling shows, have you not seen the current state of WWMeme, Corny?
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>>7373576
He's saying their demographic is niche. Which it is. They're literally a niche of a niche. Wrestling is already niche. People who watch BTE or some shit religiously are even more niche. Us on this board is niche.
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>Cornette shitting on AEW
Where did Dusty touch you Jim? He wasn't gentle was he? He can't hurt you now so there's no need to attack his kids.
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The male audience isn't the problem, it's just their male audience that is the problem. They're going after anime watchers, and outlaw fans, and video game players. The Attitude Era specifically targeted the young male audience and it was an incredible success, but they went after the football team and the frat guys.
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>>7373604
>Didn't even watch the video
He never attacks Cody and he's always praising his matches
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>>7373604
Cornette worked with Dusty and has nothing but high respect for him. He's forever quoting him. He even said Cody books himself now like his father booked himself.
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>>7373604
But hes right with most things he says.
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>>7373617
The chads exactly. Chads are dimes.
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>>7373604
He said Cody and MJF are the only ones worth a dime
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>>7373531
In the last 10 years, NJPW has radically increased the percentage of female fans. AEW has no excuse.
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>>7373499
>Kenny Olivier

Kenny should run with this
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I think his point Is that AEW has a built in fanbase of virginy smarks that will eventually dwindle because its a fad and no one outside their bubble will become AEW followers. It's kind of happening to WWE if you look at the crowd there's no one over 10 and they will quit watching when they are, and most of the crowd are the same virgin smarks.
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>>7373499
He's right about everything.
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>>7373649
He probably will. All they know how to do is *wink wink* wrestling insider, niche fanbase bullshit.
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>>7373531
You mean when wrestling actually made money? Funny how that works when you dont cater to only the onions crowd with video game characters
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>>7373663
>WWE if you look at the crowd there's no one over 10
The WWE audience is nothing but balding 35+ year olds who can't give it up
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>>7373617
yeah frat chads, yeah. definitely the core audience of the late 90's, lemme tell ya Jack.
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>>7373672
They cater to the onions crowd because they're the only ones who care, dumbass.
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>>7373683
Yes, a few members of the audience define the entire time period, and I never said the geek fans left wrestling either.
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Different times.
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>>7373716
Cringe
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>>7373617
That male audience has moved on to the UFC. This is the only thing wrestling has left.
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>>7373679
A house show I went to was 75% kids. They loved No Way Jose too.
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>>7373679
you mean like this>>7373683??

seems like the average male fan
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>>7373731
I could see house shows being kids and families and TV tapings being old fans. Makes sense.
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>>7373744
same difference>>7373683 overweight men. only the aew fans have more hair
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>>7373744
This shit aint right
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He doesn't get that Wrestling has been niche for decades. It's not gonna randomly come back to like how it was in the 70's with smoke-filled arenas, get over it already.

He's right that AEW is attracting the wrong kind of based bois though. They're way too open on how they run shit. Bucks talking about how the chair shot was a gimmick and worked was so stupid. The last thing people need to be reminded of is that what they're watching is fake. This literally never works and only smarks pop for it as potential fans diminish. I don't think it'll go back to Cornette's days, but I believe wrestling could come back to the cultural zeitgest if they stop shit like that and going for Twitter likes, that'll quickly get forgotten in two days. Tell a fucking story.

And to E-Drones, you're just as a bad, if not even worse because WWE does all the same shit.
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>>7373531
Other than men still cared abour wrestling up until mid 2000s mark
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>>7373789
>I believe wrestling could come back to the cultural zeitgest
There is ZERO fucking chance that this happens. Zero. It's over and I'm baffled that some people still haven't figured it out yet.
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Big Tunes Billy will cater to casuals and not put on coreographed vanilla midget dance routine party thankfully.
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>>7373499
Thought he was just a stuck-in-the-past contrarian. Turns out, he's right. It is a fad.
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>>7373799
Every medium pandering to casuals its straight up dogshit
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>>7373499
>They cater to 8-34 men with no women or kids.
In other words, AEW are a bunch of geniuses.
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>>7373800
Him and Bret are always right but people call them bitter and out of touch because they don't want to admit to themselves that what they watch is bullshit.
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>>7373802
Yeah wrestling surely is in amazing shape when all the focus is on Meltz snowflakes and le workrate. And everyone being in the hivemind bubble.

Crockett Cup was just fun event with storylines and focus was not on coreographics.
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>>7373813
Bret likes AEW
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>>7373799
You clearly are not a casual, why would you want watch something that doesn't pander to your class?
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>>7373829
We'll see about that.
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>>7373499
delete this
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Uh no Corny, the AE audience were the fad audience. These smarky nerds are here to stay. The fact they know about this AEW shit means they are in deep. They are the ones who grew up with wrestling and never quit it like everyone else. He bashes the nerds, they are his unfortunate kin. There's no going back to the golden age of wrestling he remembers. It died long ago, in no small part thanks to the 90's wrestling that is so beloved. Hell, before that. Vince did more damage than anyone else to what you love, Corny.
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>>7373833
Define casual. I define being hardcore fan as someone who watches wrestling for the the technical execution of the match and how good the "work" was. Attitude Era is my favourite period of wrestling and it was pandering to casual TV viewer.

I want characters, stories, matches that resemble more of a fight than a dance routine, y'know what casuals would find more appealing than current direction of wrestling.
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I love Corny, but he's completely wrong. The crowd he remembers were yokels from the 70s-80s that thought it was real. The world has changed so much, the fans he remembers don't exist anymore.
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>>7373852
>They are the ones who grew up with wrestling and never quit it like everyone else.
I'd disagree. Maybe there is a segment of AEW fans who are smarks and want an alternative, and the company has certainly billed itself as such, but a good portion of these "fans" are not wrestling fans. They get the Hot Topic t shirts or they like the BTE youtube channel. Neither of those could be decribed as growing up with wrestling.
>Vince did more damage than anyone else to what you love, Corny.
Cornette has no love for WWE either. He hasnt even watched Bray's comeback. And thinks Vince kills momentum because he cant help but meddle in shit. Cornette thinks wrestlers should be left to do shit on their own. He just doesnt respect anyone who doesnt try to embrace wrestling and instead do cringe shit to gloss over the fact theyre not good story tellers or workers.
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>>7373859
Why should I care about what "casuals" want? That's dumb, I only care about myself
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>>7373888
BAXEF
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>>7373499
So is Corney considered based or cringe by /asp/ now? I lose track..

I always though he was based but /asp/ says he's cringe because he's the opposite of Russo.
Surely if he's shitting on AEW and working the smarks that means he's turned babyface and is officially based in this board's eyes, no?
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>>7373869
I agree that his emphasis on people thinking it was real at some point doesnt matter anymore. Everyone knows the cats out of the bag. And I honestly cant imagine how people thought it was real but then you see some shoot fights from back in the day and it could get someone. That being said I do feel that his point is constantly going around and saying how fake something is or making fun of it just devalues it and makes people not take it serious or not want to watch. It makes the fan seem dumb and it makes it hard for the new fan to get into. People like the Avengers movies but could you imagine if every movie Chris Hemsworth stopped and showed you he wasnt flying? Or in every interview he made fun every fucking time of the movie he was in and the actors in it for being in it?
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>>7373893
I like Cornette. I think he has some good insight into shit and even when hes wrong hes entertaining and doesnt give a shit. I dont think he could be a booker now but consulting he could help some places. But I rather he just talk about the business than be in it.
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Based Corny. His video on Janella running away from nZo is hilarious.
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>>7373869
Not just that, Corny needs to remember that these shows that he glorifies took place in areas that had fuck else to do.

Not to go in a crazy-rant, but we have the internet and vidya at our disposal, back then they had nothing but TV and in some families it was only one in the "Big Room". No shit, were they going to take their kids out on a Tuesday or Wednesday to watch the matches.

Shit, the shows aren't even structured the same anymore. I took my nieces to a WWE show and it was like a full-day thing, by the time the show "Started" one of them was slumped in her seat, while the other was texting and making snaps about how she was at a show. Shit is a complete waste of time.
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>>7373617
Stop living in the past you autist. This delineation between 'frat chads' and video game players isn't as clear cut as it was in the 90s. you gotta move on senpai
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>>7373939
The delineation between videogame chads and sneed hipster neckbeards still is clear senpai
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>>7373617
No they didn't you idiot. They went after horny teens-- which is pretty much anime fans, vidya, Chads, geeks, nerds, losers, goth kids, shut ins... fucking everyone.
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>>7373716
Bro she did it right in front of a little kid too. Absolutely based.
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>>7373499
Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
Wrong, those simps don't have the ability to get a clue, they will all become bagel manlets cast aside by society and ultimately rendered irrelevant.
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>>7373499
>>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
oh corny corny corny....

where do we start...
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>>7373893
/asp/ culture goes with whatever is contrary to the status quo, usually concerning other smarks. Russo is shilled here because he's the edgier option, but is mostly cringe because of that edgy nihilistic youth approach to wrestling while Cornette is mostly based because he's the experienced wrestling traditionalist.
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>>7373803
This , if anyone cant see HOW cornette is a fucking idiot at this point I dont see anything. And he is so dumb he doesnt understand that they ALSO cater to old school fand too with everything cody does.
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I wish someone, maybe someone a little younger than Cornette but a guy he still respects, would have a really long serious sit-down with Jim and explain to him that wrestling is now something that is lumped in with video games and anime, and that is indeed where the market is going and staying. And that other businesses have gone with this strategy and found success over time.
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>>7374007
They dont cater to anyone actually that's the problem. You have a segment with a torso. You have a librarian and a fag mashing his ass into people. You have a segment with joshis wrestling a tranny. You have a segment with Omega and the Young Bucks cosplaying. You have Mox and Joey Janetty rolling in garbage and then you finally get to a proper match with Cody. None of it meshes. None of it is explained. Feuds with no build, matches with no story. Just because WWE is shit at doing these things doesnt mean I want to watch another promotion with worse talent do it also.
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>>7373893
Corney's based.

Don't let seething smarks, Russo anti smarks, Donald Drumph cult of personality followers, christcucks or muslims convince you otherwise. He pisses people off and doesn't give a fuck.
His views at times are antiquated because he lives in the past and likely is on the spectrum if you've seen what his house looks like.
But Cornette works his gimmick to perfection on his podcast and makes people angry - so he's great
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>>7374026
Videogames are mainstream senpai. Wrestling isnt. Liking wrestling is liking larping desu
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>>7373716
The happiest kid
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He is right about their audience. I tried to watch an AEW match last week but I was distracted by the mutants filling their audience and how much they were like all the memes about soft placid onionsboy redditors who are overweight and bald with shitty beards and print t shirts and general super betas and it was just too fucking uncanny, I couldn't look away, I thought "but I'm trying to watch this too, am I one of those people?" I was so disturbed by it I literally turned the match off halfway through because it was just a shitty stunt show anyway so I immediately got the jist of what the promotion was all about and regretted even giving it a chance.

Cornette and I almost always agree with him about everything but times change, men and women have both changed, and the audience changed. Women in their 30s and 40s still used to care about pro wrestling into the 2000s (some of those indy shows were single mom milf city bros) but where women are concerned I don't think the 30 year old and under crowd would be caught dead at a pro wrestling show now. That's never coming back. Getting families involved where you're going to see a mom and dad and their kid at the show is a cool idea and the older I get the more I get a kick out of seeing some little kid in the crowd of a WWE show who doesn't even realise he's having a great bonding moment with his dad that they'll both always remember while his dad cheers and boos all the guys his kid does. I think that's probably the way to go for US promotions who are trying to go big, because the onions market is clearly locked down and maybe bigger than expected, but those guys will probably show up anyway as long as the wrestling is good. It seems like nobody really knows how to capture that family audience in the US because everyone is trying too hard to appeal to kids which turns off your angry teen Kyles or trying too hard to appeal to your angry teen Kyles so moms don't want their impressionable kids watching.
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Still better than pandering to boomers that only like certain type of wrestling and don't waste money on the product.
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AEW is shit and the fans are faggots.
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>>7373499
>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.

shut the fuck up, boomer
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>>7374106
This is so sad, but unfortunately 100% the truth.
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>>7373499
He's not wrong.
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>>7373893
Newfags hate him because he challenges so much of what they know to be the status quo these days, and their triggered rebuttal is always "he's too old and times change so he needs to get over it" because all those fans have ever known is the shitty stuff Cornette cricitises. Older fans, fans who deep dived into pro wrestling outside of WWE, and people who have been involved in the business at least respect him even if they don't always agree with all of his opinions.

To use an example, he will talk about how people shouldn't use closed fist punches in pro wrestling because they're supposed to be illegal due to how powerful and potentially dangerous they are, and only heels should use them, and it should be a DQ offense, etc. Newfags and zoomers think this is ridiculous because "everyone does it now" and "times change" and "we all know it's fake anyway so who cares lol". Meanwhile older fans who watched wrestling where this was upheld as in old school territory era stuff or Japan will agree that this is right because not only does it make logical sense, therefore adding realism, which helps the audience to suspend their disbelief, which in turn helps the audience to get emotionally invested in the match, which is how you get into peoples heads and make them want to come back which is HOW YOU MAKE MONEY; but it also operates as a storytelling device for bad guys to get the characters over. So it makes better wrestling matches and better characters and makes more sense in every way.

But the post HHH destroying kayfabe on live TV audience, mostly zoomers, dont have any concept of that, they just think "who cares that's gay its all fake anyway did you see Ricochets 630 splash it was so average compared to Pacs", they don't understand any part of pro wrestling psychology and dont want to, it's all stunts and comedy gimmicks to them, cheap VISUAL thrills with no substance. Cornette criticises this stuff so these fans think he's "out of touch", but they are.
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>>7374206
>being proud of being shit
aew fans!
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>>7374261
Absolutely based
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>>7373499
>>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
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>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
AEW fans will absolutely not do any of these besides maybe "get a real job".
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>>7373744
husky white dudes in black t shirts
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>>7373517
For a entertainment company from a business perspective, yes it does.
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>having fun is bad, you should be a grumpy boomer like me with a shit job and a wife who cheats on you behind your back and have kids that hate you and drain your finances
KWAB
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Wrestling has been dying for 50 years. It used to be one of the most popular sports in the country, drawing tens of millions of viewers on television, filling stadiums, being taken seriously. It had a wide appeal. The top wrestling stars would make more money than the top stars of other sports. Yes, at the end of the day it was still carny bullshit, but the carnies still kept their secrets with them so there was still an aura of mystique to wrestling.
Now, everybody and their mother knows wrestling is fucking stupid, scripted, rigged bullshit and there's absolutely no point in watching. The only unique thing about wrestling right now is all the flippy shit. For whatever reason, bald left-wing cucks are the demographic that eats this shit up. Wrestling sucks. Stop watching. Let it die already.
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>>7374297
Corny working this virgin neckbeard into a boiling seethe
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>>7374321
> tens of millions viewers
Wrestling wasn't even on TV 50 years ago retard
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>>7373617
>tfw this is just as valid a point as Cornette's
The problem is, most of the chads are over to the UFC or back to boxing, it's hard to market to them and still grab the weirdos on the periphary.

AEW made a choice, and so far it's working for them, but that's a tough crowd to follow and a really tough crowd to get to follow you.
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>>7374041
>That nigger who steals the phone.
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>>7374297
Fun is subjective, nerd.
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KEK WHAT A BOOMER
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>18-34 men
Literally the most sought after group by advertisers. Wwe would kill for a crowd of all 18-34 men
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>>7373499
>Pan that crowd, look at those crowd pans on those shows; 18-34 men, no hair and a lot of beards, no women, no kids, no older people.
Those are the only people left who care about wrestling.

>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
Lol no they aren't
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AEW is gonna draw an audience of 200k 18-34 year old betas and nothing else on national television and we're supposed to believe this is going to be some crowning achievement. The state of this fucking business.
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>>7374339
Lmao then he puts it back
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>>7374265
I'm not an AEW fan. I'm just redpilled on the vaginal Jew.
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>>7374261
based truth.

You nailed the thing he talks about alot which is the watering down of the product by everyone doing over the top shit. Which like oyu said your average zoomer is not going to understand or think about when they watch the Young Bucks perform 20 super kicks in a single match, which is why he hates the Bucks. The super kick used ot be a finisher, its in the name for fucks sake, and now it's just as normal as whipping someone into the ropes. This means for it to have any impact in the match you have to do 15 or 20 of them. Which just makes it look ridiculous. He was telling this story about how the piledriver used to be a heel move because dropping someone on their fucking head was and is dangerous, so heels would use it only. That way when they did it or even attempted it, the crowd would be like "This fucker is crazy". Now a piledriver gets kicked out of. Everything is kicked out of 2-3 times so nothing seems dangerous or over the top. Nothing has weight. Nothing has consequence and you dont have anything that makes people see a story of a guy avoiding a move to win, or being so fucked and base he will use a particular move to win. and he's right. The things Cronette brings up are alot of the things ironically that AEW SAY they want in their matches. Storytelling. Realism. Believability. But he says it and they say he's old.
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>>7374330
>not having reading comprehension skills
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>>7374388
wrong
18-24 is a dead demo because those people have no money anymore
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>>7374330
>Wrestling wasn't even on TV 50 years ago retard
50 years ago was 1969 you drooling simp
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>>7374551
>The things Cronette brings up are alot of the things ironically that AEW SAY they want in their matches. Storytelling. Realism. Believability. But he says it and they say he's old.
That's a great point. People are getting fucking worked by AEW so hard, they're full of shit.
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>>7373499
If Cornette knows what's best for wrestling, why did he never draw a dime?
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>>7374621
he did

he's widely regarded as the best manager of all time for a reason
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>>7374627
>he's widely regarded as the best manager of all time for a reason
said nobody ever
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>>7373499
>no women, no kids, no older people.
Is he fucking blind, a quarter of the crowd were women, far more than any WWE show and fuck zoomers and toomers
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>>7374261
>>7374551
tl but did r. basado
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>>7374636
Cutting your dick off doesn't automatically make you a woman.
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>>7374632
it's a toss up between him and heenan you zoomer retard

any old hand would agree
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>>7374636
>a quarter of the crowd were women
What a load of bullshit. It was maybe 5% women, if that.
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>>7374645
The only thing your old hand agrees with is your limp dick
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>>7374652
Go look again, maybe your gay and didnt notice
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>>7374627

No one was showing up just to see Cornette talk, and his attempts at promoting were abject failures.
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>>7373517
"Knoxville, Tennessee, I had a grandmother jump the rail to slap me in the face and the quote was 'You are not Jesus Christ and you will burn in Hell for your sins.' And that's exactly what—that's exactly—I turned right to Gallows and said, 'We did it! We got 'em!' And that was the desired reaction I wanted."
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>>7373499
wtf I love cornette now
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>>7373852
Cornette wasn't even talking about the Attitude Era demographics you mouthbreathing retard. He hated his time in WWF and what it did to the business.
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>>7373893
The zoomers can't handle the fact that he exists. He's one of the few old-timers still cognizant enough to talk about when wrestling was superior and the garbage and play wrestler fans have been choking on their sour grapes ever since.
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>>7374007
It's not enough to just "have a little bit of everything". Without consistency, it's just an oversized PWG.
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>>7374672
Just IMAGINE being this uninformed.
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>>7373499

>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.

That's optimistic.
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>>7374261
That's absolutely the wring reason why you shouldn't do closed fists
Its because even your wrestler is a renowned great punch, something incredibly gone from this business, the fact of the matter is that closed fists look fake as fuck. Everyone who has seen a real fight even once knows that's not the mechanics of a real punch. It's Immediately suspension shattering
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>>7373499

>Old man yells at cloud

He's not wrong in a BROAD sense, but video games aren't the problem, he's just a turbo boomer. The core of the issue is that AEW absolutely MUST appeal to normies if they're going to succeed on weekly TV, and they must succeed on weekly TV if they're going to succeed long term. And the "meta," kayfabe breaking comedy bullshit and mindless flippyshit of the Young Bucks will die a fucking death on weekly TV.

I once talked with a guy I see at the gym about RAW. How we got onto that from talking about the Yankees, I have no idea. The point is that he said he used to watch and then stopped. He saw it on the TV one night and flipped to it. His son like it, because, in his words, "It's fighting, of course he liked it." But he was appalled that it was, his words once again, "Nothing but chick fights and ninja flips for 45 straight minutes."

Normies do not like flippyshit. Normies are watching a pro wrestling show for the same reasons they were back when they watched Ric Flair. For the god damn wrestling.
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>>7375044
He literally said that if you want to be mainstream you need to appeal to a mainstream crowd instead of video game nerds and people who watch BTE
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>>7373576
Old women are the best wrestling fans.
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I need to lose like 20 pounds so i can make fun of AEW's fat fans come October.
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>>7374348
I thought Sammy was supposed to be this dirty badass Ohio redneck that tries to beat up women (his recent Tessa feud) and chews on his own spit. His libshit bitching at Cornette basically destroys his character's believability. This is coming from someone that loathes corny's bush era leftism.

Maybe Jim can now be apart of the "dirtbag" left and rail against AEW's Woke capital nonsense on chapo trap house lol.
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>>7375044
I guarantee the people, who actually enjoy flippyshit, were drawn to wrestling because whoa it's just like my anime and video game fights but in real life
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>>7374632
holy fucking zoomer LMAO you clearly never actually saw anything he was a part of.
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>>7374632
Holy shit watch something besides BTE I'm beggin ya.
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>>7375275
shut the fuck up boomer retard
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>>7373499
I like Corny, but he’s a hypocrite and a fucking retard.

He literally ALWAYS goes on about how UFC have stolen WWEs fanbase and how the adult fans that use to watch it don’t watch it anymore. Now he’s saying adult fans watching AEW is a bad thing.
>video game crowd
Video games are the highest grossing media in the world.
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>>7375388
How many trips do you make to Hot Topic in a month? Take 2 minutes out and instead watch something else you ham and egging neckbeard faggot. You can make a hot pocket at the same time
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>>7375404
>videogame crowd
Dude this is not a homogenus group. You have gaming chad mainstreamers, and you sneeds at the other end. Chads are not watching this cringy shit and if you think that then you think guys who are in Madden tournaments are lumped into guys who are in League of Legends tournaments
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>>7375427
>video game crowd isn’t a humongous group
Wew
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>>7375437

based retard
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>>7375437
Based illiterate retard
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>>7375437
Seek sunlight.
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>>7373672
Chump change to today's money. The fanbase may have shrunk but the money didn't.
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>>7373562
Women consume more so they're more important
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>>7373744
Imagine having this reaction to HANGMAN PAGE
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>>7374287
Oh god I am a big white dude who only wears black
I have long hair and no beard
Don't job to eyesight either
Am I a disgrace?
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>>7373499
>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life.
tbqh i think this is being really overly optimistic. someone should show corny this place and see if he changes his outlook on the future of incels
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>>7375437
AEDrones can't read kek
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>>7373903
hi jim
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Only way wrestling will become mainstream is to write it like a tv show and not book like wrestling show. Like Russo did. And it created completely new fans.
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>>7373499
all those guys are going to hit wizardhood. They arent going anywhere
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>>7373893
He's always been based. The only people who don't like him here are the Trumpchumps who only exist to shitpost. Even the Russo marks respect him, they just love consolewarring between the 2 because they have heat.
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>>7375858
get a hairis cuttas
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>>7373499
Has cornette literally ever been wrong?
I can't stand comedy shit, and it seems that people who do are 98% the gay community and trannies
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>>7373518

one again the butthurt fan pulls the old man yells at cloud from the wallet as a shield.

what a mark
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>>7373541
> Cornette is an out of touch faggot that thinks being a proper Yankee gives him any credability.

shut the fuck up faggot, the man knows the business so fucking well, the problem is that he knows how to iss off bitches like you by telling the truth
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>>7373663
this.
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>>7373499
I agree somewhat. I think they will do well financially because AEW went for the Funko Pop/Gamestop crowd who, admittedly, do spend a lot of money on merchandise. However I don’t see the potential for growth here. They’re going for the modern wrestling nerd, which requires a person to already be a wrestling fan to get into it. It doesn’t have mass appeal. Both AEW shows thus far have not been friendly to new fans. Doesn’t do basic story-level shit to draw people in like having distinct faces and heels. So they can draw in modern wrestling fans, but also I don’t think they’ll be bringing in any former wrestling fans with what they’re doing. There’s been a few highlights (Cody Rhodes), but thus far there’s been far more stuff a former wrestling fan is going to write off as cringey bullshit, the same type of shit that drove them away from WWE.
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Based in my book. The guy would draw money to his way if he opened up a wrestling school just to prep guys with their promos. Corny is one of the few who can stand in toe to toe with Heyman on promos. Too bad he hates most of the wrestlers there are so it will never happen but i can still hope and dream about it.
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I mean let's be real, wrestling is dead and it's never coming back. It's at that stage where only a small handful of enthusiasts are partaking in it to keep it "alive"

Even then, it's nothing like it used to be, from how it's presented and what the relationship between the carnies and the audience is. Now they're openly spilling everything they're doing, and the fans are analyzing the booking and handing out stars for good technical matches. Nobody is genuinely invested in it just as some over the top personas having a fight. Everyone is playing fantasy booker and the marks are in the ring

I agree with a lot what Cornette says about how it should and could be done, but at the same time it's just over and done with, it's never going back to what it was, now it's just a old timey performance art, like when you go to a county fair and there's some guy weaving rope. You look at it like huh neat, people really used to do this back then huh. Now it's just that one rope weaving hipster doing it for laughs as a hobby
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>>7373744
This is why when like AEW fans talk shit, it's important to not care. Why acknowledge the opinion of a bunch of fat, bald, bearded, manchildren?
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>>7373744
Average BMI of the AEW crowd over/under 33.5?
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>>7376766
I mean that's just wrestling fans in general. Wrestling is now firmly in comic book territory, nobody actually cares about them except a handful of young men, and those men aren't exactly the most well-adjusted
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>>7374636
Look at this video >>7373744
Show me where you see 25% women? I counted 2 women.
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I unironically like watching flippyshitters bump their neck into sawdust and i am enjoying a fuckton this current skinny manlet era of wrestling, your tears are delicious
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>>7376195
Wrestling became mainstream in the first place because it was presented as a legitimate sport. Wrestling died when kayfabe did. Everything since thrn has been "sports entertainment." And right now nobody wants that shit.
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>>7376800
I unironically agree, I just wish we had better stories and promos built around it
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>it's another corney shits on indyfags and the young cucks will talk back episode
It's a work you marks. Ever notice how both their shit sells out when it happens.
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>>7376195
>Only way wrestling will become mainstream is to write it like a tv show and not book like wrestling show
Why do retards who started watching wrestling 10 15 years and no nothing about the sport comment on it?
So in the 50s and 60s when it was selling out buildings after buildings and putting on record gates or in the 70s and 80s when wrestling was doing 90 shares in many many big cities,i was because it was presented like Russo presented?
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>>7373716
Never forget what they've taken from you.
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>>7376813
It says a lot about Russo when the business is in dire straits and he can't even get a phone call from any company. Russo had fuck all to do with the Attitude Era and has done more damage to wrestling's credibility than pretty much anybody else.
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>>7373690
They're the only ones who care because outlaw smark promotions like AEW cater to them.
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>>7376845
Cornette it's past your bedtime.
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>>7373499
>buries AEW
>works at MLW
Uh Corny sweetie...?
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>>7376845
That is a great point.
WWE hired Jeff Jarrett, Bruce Prichard, and fucking Eric Bishoff. They'd probably hire Cornette if he wasn't already signed with MLW. Meanwhile, Russo doesn't get work.

But at the same time, they still take the fucking sturdiest shit from Russo. Raw and SD are basically a slightly less stupid, more boring, Russo show. AEW is copying the same retard "BRO, WE DON'T NEED BABYFACES OR HEELS, IT'S SHADES OF GREY", which leads to fantastic booking ideas of MJF being the biggest heel on DoN, a heel earlier on the Fighter Fest, and like an hour later, running out to aid Cody, who was a heel before DoN, who was a babyface at the start of DoN, was a heel in the match with Dustin, then turned babyface, then at the end of the match with Dustin, then was a heel in the match with Darby Allin, then fucking turned babyface at the end of the match.
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>SMW was one of the most boring promotions of all time despite good to great talent going through it's ranks.

People still defend Jim Cornette as a genius of pro wrestling when this fucking simp never drew a dime.
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>>7376892
>SMW was one of the most boring promotions of all time
Based retard.
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>>7373499
>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity
That's where Corny his theory goes wrong.
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>>7375059

Thus why I said he's not wrong.
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>>7376582

>Has cornette literally ever been wrong?

Well, he hated Lucha Underground and keeps calling pro wrestling a sport.
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>>7376979

And of course I keep on promoting SMW
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>>7376873
Its all about fucking politics ya marks. Russo does not kiss ass like Bruce and Eric on their podcast. He is not a yes man. He tells it like it is.
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>>7377054
the buh bell
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>>7376845
Shut the fuck up when you dont know what you are talking about lmao.
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>>7377054

Or Russo failed consistently for the last twenty years and showed that he couldn't be trusted when he went to Spike TV behind Dixie and Jarrett's backs.
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>>7374036
Ok then we will see their numbers, so far every fucking time you have some internet expert explaining why and how they are failing. Guess what?! They are selling out shows within 30 minutes, their b level show did astonishing numbers on br live to the point the executives there were thrilled, they did the most ppv buys since wcw ( non wwe ppv buys) but somehow some internet faggot will release a wall explaining "t..they dont cater to anyone..I I it's the problem"
The reality I'd here, wrestling fans have no fucking clue and that's why they cant understand their success so far. That's the reality of things you know nothing and will be proven wrong again
See you
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>>7377379
Right right. You define the word success so much higher when it comes to Russo compared to others. He had TNA at SmackDown numbers at one point. WWE is the juggernaut, of course he will have his most success there due to resources and the reach. Russo would be 10x better than Bischoff who had one good idea in his career which he eventually ran to the ground. And Heyman... Ricochet a star? Thats a big nope.
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>>7375044
Which is why aew's main event has no flip guy. Omega isnt a flip guy,( just because he can do it doesnt mean its his style) Moxley isnt , y2j isnt , cody is a storyteller and not a flip guy, their upper midcard is made of hangman page ( not a flip guy) and mjf ( who never flips). The only place where you see high fly is in the tag team division because it's easier and more fitting for that division.
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>Pan that crowd, look at those crowd pans on those shows; 18-34 men, no hair and a lot of beards, no women, no kids, no older people.
> no hair and a lot of beards
based jimmy doesn't even know what a s󠀀oyboy is and he's calling them out
seething s󠀀oys ITT
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>>7377405

TNA stalled at 1.0 despite having an incredible roster and a good slot on a mainstream station. Bragging about this as an accomplishment tells us all we need to know.
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>>7376582
Antiquated ideas and concepts during the Attitude era.
He's a terrible business guy, as apparent by how he couldn't play nice with WWE when running OVW. And his stubbornness and inflexibility didn't help ROH when he was there.
However, fucking amazing mind and he benefits any company he's a part of. MLW are lucky to have him in the role they do.

Everything he's said about AEW is spot on. The only thing I disagree with him on is that I think he was actually too nice to that little Darby alan gimp and some black dude on the fyter fest pre show
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>>7377056
>lmao
Zoomers really think ending every sentence with this makes them look cool and detached instead of gay and effeminate.
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Literally, unironically BTFO
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>>7373716
only a queer would censor the titty shot out.
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>>7373499
>Those people are gonna one day lose their virginity, get married, have kids, get a real job, get a life
>people literally said this about Corny and his obsession with hillbilly wrasslin in the late 70s/80s
His lack of self awareness is pretty amazing
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>>7373499
Corny is so out of touch he thinks "video games" = asteroids and pacman

Even his co-host Brian Last who never argues with Jim had to disagree with him about how popular and big business video games are now
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>>7376582

i totally share Cornys taste in wrestling, it ticks me off people rave about lucha bros vs young bucks and shit like that, even though its just pointless senseless flying around flippy shit. i'd much rather watch any cody match, that guy has the classical style down right now, it feels like watching a real fight instead of that fucking cheoregraphed stuntshow shit everybody else seem to love to slurp up like a big nice bucket full of semen
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>>7377390
Look at the seethe in these people. Probably the reason they're going to fail is because unironically you represent their fandom
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>work a show in front of a video game crowd
>adapt your show to feature things that they would like
>have Jebailey and Nakazawa "drown in pools" which is an FGC term
>Cornette is literally too autistic to know this or notice it
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>>7379313
or maybe corny doesnt give a fuck about fortnite and other casual retard games for people that dont put alot of points into thinking and brain power so he thought those moments were stupid which they were. but than again anyone that thinks modern video games are anything but casual babby clone games and fortnite shitters probably is too low IQ to realize modern gaming is as dead and sterile as modern wrestling. awaiting you're seething virginal video game replies
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