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Don't wanna spoil it for anyone who may want to watch it but that was probably one of the best endings WWE has done to a show in quite awhile.

I look forward to them not really building off it much, but it was still done well.
 

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*reads results*

Uhhh....okay...I'm sure it's better in video form than in theory?
 

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Well, Twitter was talking about it a bit, so it's definitely something that people are caring about.
 

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Fuck Twitter.

Can't spell Twitter without Twit.
 

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This is...quite the reference tool...give it a look-see.

 

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i gotta watch the show to get the jist, i guess its basically a fight club? mvp, lashley and benjamin are the best thing on raw, so im all for them continuing to be the focus of the show. but the results i read were vague, so im gonna give that last hour a decent watch.
 

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So, the WWE went from what I felt was one of the best show endings I've seen in quite awhile to one of the absolute worst.
 

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mcintyre/orton segment... thumbs up.
They delivered well in selling it, but the content itself was just overused fluff.

It's basically the same thing we just saw with Edge, only without the personal history and with a title involved.

"You got everything handed to you, I worked my way up" We just went through all of that.

It was extra funny when Drew begins the segment by reminiscing about how Vince looked him in the eye and labeled him the "chosen one" and the "future of the company" but then goes on to talk about how nobody handed anything to him.

Again, I think he delivered the emotion of the segment well but the content doesn't do anything for me.
 

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So, the WWE went from what I felt was one of the best show endings I've seen in quite awhile to one of the absolute worst.
i hate the "shoot fight" aspect because it basically just says how fake the rest of the show is. i do like the importance they put on hurt business though, all 3 of those guys are legit. and im assuming we're getting a "shoot fight" stable led by shane of dolph, viking raiders and the renamed babatunde?

of the segments i watched... which i did fast forward a lot, admittedly... i liked the mcintyre/orton segment a lot, and i liked joe standing up for tom phillips. but ive always been a joe mark, so that mightve helped me there.
 

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They delivered well in selling it, but the content itself was just overused fluff.

It's basically the same thing we just saw with Edge, only without the personal history and with a title involved.

"You got everything handed to you, I worked my way up" We just went through all of that.

It was extra funny when Drew begins the segment by reminiscing about how Vince looked him in the eye and labeled him the "chosen one" and the "future of the company" but then goes on to talk about how nobody handed anything to him.

Again, I think he delivered the emotion of the segment well but the content doesn't do anything for me.
and this... ill give you, only because i didnt really watch the edge/orton lead up. so if its a repeat, i didnt see it, and ill take your word for it.
 

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i hate the "shoot fight" aspect because it basically just says how fake the rest of the show is. i do like the importance they put on hurt business though, all 3 of those guys are legit. and im assuming we're getting a "shoot fight" stable led by shane of dolph, viking raiders and the renamed babatunde?

of the segments i watched... which i did fast forward a lot, admittedly... i liked the mcintyre/orton segment a lot, and i liked joe standing up for tom phillips. but ive always been a joe mark, so that mightve helped me there.
I don't completely hate the underground thing. It can do without the gratuitous Nitro girls dancing and Shane hyping up every arm drag on the mic, but overall I can be ok with it.

It just doesn't seem like something they should have ended the show with, especially after they openly hinted at a new stable formation and had "mysterious" things going on throughout the show.
 

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if thats the wrestling you want... just present that in the actual wrestling ring, and dont have 20 guys backstage having 'actual fights', while your 'stars' are doing the 'fake stuff' in the ring. am i supposed to care about orton/mcintyre, rollins and the mysterios, while youre telling me all their stuff is not as real as the other stuff. which... raw underground was just as gimmicked as anything else, that lashley punch missed by a mile, i get that. but if youre trying to build to a broader audience... we all know mma is the legit stuff, wwe is the fake stuff, and supposedly we're the lower class by enjoying this. telling your actual fan base, as they always tend to do, that we suck.
 

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They delivered well in selling it, but the content itself was just overused fluff.

It's basically the same thing we just saw with Edge, only without the personal history and with a title involved.

"You got everything handed to you, I worked my way up" We just went through all of that.

It was extra funny when Drew begins the segment by reminiscing about how Vince looked him in the eye and labeled him the "chosen one" and the "future of the company" but then goes on to talk about how nobody handed anything to him.

Again, I think he delivered the emotion of the segment well but the content doesn't do anything for me.
I feel for Drew, he's probably going to drop the belt to Orton and be blamed for crappy ratings when no one not even Super Cena could have survived with the trash that's been around them. Tonights the first night where he could really sink his teeth into something legitimate and it needed the crowd not paid stand ins. I didn't get to see all the Raw underground (looked like MMA/Fight Club love child from the top of the 10 o clock hour) and I missed the Street Profits.
 

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Literally the worst three hours of "wrestling" I've ever watched - and to think they supposedly had to rewrite it because the first draft was so bad. This is what they came up with? Lol
 
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