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The AEW Discussion Thread

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So... it looks like I'm watching this tonight.

 

Because I asked in multiple outlets (Discord servers I'm on, other websites/forums/etc.) and everyone is recommending it to me.

 

It's fine. I guess. 20+ years ago I watched both WCW & WWE... so... 😅

 

Just don't expect me to know who anyone is except the former/disgruntled/people that hate WWE. lol. 😰

 

I'll be honest though... I feel like I'm doing something sacrilegious... 😨

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56 minutes ago, SelectiveGamer said:

So... it looks like I'm watching this tonight.

 

Because I asked in multiple outlets (Discord servers I'm on, other websites/forums/etc.) and everyone is recommending it to me.

 

It's fine. I guess. 20+ years ago I watched both WCW & WWE... so... 1f605.png

 

Just don't expect me to know who anyone is except the former/disgruntled/people that hate WWE. lol. 1f630.png

 

I'll be honest though... I feel like I'm doing something sacrilegious... 1f628.png

 

Man I couldn't be more excited for tonight.  Kenny Omega's time in the American spotlight is LOOOOONG over due and he, along with many others, will be household names in no time.  The WWE and primarily Vince are in desperate need for some legit competition so he can see that it's time to listen to what the fans want instead of constantly trying to tell us what we want, and hopefully that time has finally come.

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Posted (edited)

Alright, first show's in the books.  It ended minutes ago so I'll try to be as non-spoilery as possible just in case.  Wasn't without its flubs but I'm sure they'll fin d a groove sooner than later.  A lot of the early mic work needed help but the matches were mostly solid, wasn't expecting Pac/Hangman to be as slow paced as it was but still a good match.  The end showed off the star-power they're starting right out of the gates with and that's a huge bonus, and finally, adding *J--- H----* to the roster is a super-solid grab IMO.  Solid but not perfect show, B+.

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Well... I watched it. Though I still feel like I did something sacrilegious... 😨

It was... okay honestly. Definitely better than what I was expecting it to be.

Though then again maybe I'm just too used to watching WWE so I don't know how to handle watching something else. 😅

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1 hour ago, SelectiveGamer said:

Well... I watched it. Though I still feel like I did something sacrilegious... 1f628.png

It was... okay honestly. Definitely better than what I was expecting it to be.

Though then again maybe I'm just too used to watching WWE so I don't know how to handle watching something else. 1f605.png

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I watched a little of it. Surprisingly, I wasn't all that impressed. I kinda felt like I was watching a generic verson of WWE. Like everything I was hoping it would be, wasn't there. Hmm. It is the first show though. Give it time to develop. 

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20 hours ago, jackmadrox said:

I watched a little of it. Surprisingly, I wasn't all that impressed. I kinda felt like I was watching a generic verson of WWE. Like everything I was hoping it would be, wasn't there. Hmm. It is the first show though. Give it time to develop. 

 

Which parts did you watch?

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On 10/5/2019 at 9:53 PM, skidmarkgn said:

 

Which parts did you watch?

The Pac match. Yeah pretty much just that

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22 minutes ago, jackmadrox said:

The Pac match. Yeah pretty much just that

 

You missed pretty much all of the best parts of the show then.  The Paige/Pac match was solid but it had an oddly slow pace to it, which didn't bug me much because Pac is an amazing heel and was working the crowd like a boss.  The opening and closing matches were the highlights but they still had a different vibe than I was expecting.  The closer especially seemed to be more of a highlight of who they have and not so much what they can do, I mean, who expected Omega to barely be involved in the main event match because he was too busy brawling with Moxley throughout the backstage area?  I personally thought it was the best show of the week and they still have plenty of talent who weren't even in the ring on the premier.

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To anybody that watched the Thursday night edition of AEW Dynamite in the UK did we get an edited/cut down version of the show? I watched it and don't recall seeing the MJF vs Brandon Cutler match nor do I recall seeing (not that I'm upset at seeing it) the Jay & Silent Bob interview/promo
I thought the Thursday evening was the full version and the Sunday version the edited edition?

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D-damn it feels good to not be insulted by a wrestling program!!  Hot crowd, first match outta the gate delivers and surprises with an upset (hello feeling of anything can happen), Jericho owned the mic like only he can (that man and his lists), amazing pace with very little garbage filler, TV-14, what a great show. 

My only nit-picks: the women's division still feels very weak and the inner circle seems a touch NWO-ish, which isn't a complaint per se, lord knows I LOVE a good faction, it's just a worry, although I doubt they'll bloat it to the point of the entire roster being either Red and black or original.

 

Awesome.  F--king.  Show!!

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Is it bad... that I'm actually enjoying this? 😰

 

Also... that tag team match that was the first match of the show in the last episode was probably the BEST Tag Match I've seen in a LONG time. The worst part? I have no idea who either of the teams were. 😓

 

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On 10/13/2019 at 2:15 PM, SelectiveGamer said:

Is it bad... that I'm actually enjoying this? 1f630.png

 

 

 

NO!!!!!  Isn't it wonderful having an actual competent, coherent wrestling show to watch?  I mean, don't get me wrong, I've been a WWE(F) fan since the mid '80's and I really want them to get better but as long as Vine is at the helm they're going to get worse and worse.

 

Aew on the other hand has been such a breath of fresh air.  I won't repeat everything I said about the week 2 episode because there's no need, the only thing they need to do is deliver more of the same.  And Darby Allin vs. Jericho next week suggests they will (it's a Philly street fight now so get ready to see why Darby made a name for himself as a hardcore nightmare).  Not to mention there's still a plethora of amazingly talented guys who still haven't even had a match yet.  Spread the word, AEW's awesome.

 

P.S.  The Young Bucks are by far and away the best tag team in the world and the fact they put Private Party over says a lot about them and AEW.

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Super bummed Luchasaurus got hurt and had to pull out of the match but Marko Stunt still did all right, especially for a TV debut.

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Well I'm a little behind as I've only watched the first 2 episodes of Dynamite but I'm still liking what I am seeing and am glad to have a fresh wrestling company that actually feels like it has some passion and excitement behind it during the main shows.

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