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by Embracejg
Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Ring of Honor Events Schedule Thread
Replies: 1582
Views: 127474

Re: Ring of Honor Events Schedule Thread

chiming in with Embracejg (which decodes into embrace . . . Juventud Guerrera? probably). I am in fact, THE JUICE. Observer said Chicago crowd was noticeably down this weekend to 500-600. That's around what AAW is drawing on a monthly basis here with lots of big-name talent (Zack Sabre Jr. and Pent...
by Embracejg
Mon Oct 10, 2016 9:13 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Ring of Honor Events Schedule Thread
Replies: 1582
Views: 127474

Re: Ring of Honor Events Schedule Thread

Calling the Chicago card a B-level lineup is an insult to B-level cards.

It's never a good sign when the Bucks are in singles matches.

After the excellent cards AAW puts on month after month, ROH isn't giving Chicago crowds much of a reason to show up.
by Embracejg
Wed Sep 07, 2016 6:15 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Too Much emphasis on the NJPW relationship
Replies: 151
Views: 8747

Re: Too Much emphasis on the NJPW relationship

Leave it to the IWC to complain about a company bringing in puroresu stars TOO often. :roll:
by Embracejg
Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: ROH 6 Man Tag Title Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 3288

Re: ROH Announces New 6-Man Tag Titles

This could be effective if used properly. Think about it: how easy would it be to push a new star along with an established team with these titles? Or utilize them in feuds between factions? What they need to avoid is the rapid and often pointless switches NJPW's titles have gone through. No team ha...
by Embracejg
Mon Aug 22, 2016 10:17 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Ever wonder why ROH was born with shitty commentary?
Replies: 10
Views: 1107

Re: Ever wonder why ROH was born with shitty commentary?

I would argue Gabe was right to go in a different direction. Several companies tried to copy ECW in that era--XPW, 3PW, and Major League Wrestling, which went as far as to use Styles. None of those promotions are around now. ROH had its own problems with acting too much like ECW with the hardcore ma...
by Embracejg
Mon May 23, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: anyone have he monthly subscription to NJPW World?
Replies: 10
Views: 1056

Re: anyone have he monthly subscription to NJPW World?

I still don't understand why there isn't a true English language platform for NJPW World, especially when they're marketing to English-speaking fans.
by Embracejg
Mon May 16, 2016 5:50 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

Because dude he wins one match, loses the next. He's not positioned as a top guy. He's not a credible threat to Lethal. He's just not, he's not built up. He has no character at all. If he can beat Lethal and lose to Naito, that's basically saying that IWGP Champ > ROH Champ. You're overanalyzing wi...
by Embracejg
Fri May 13, 2016 5:38 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

Fast forward a few weeks. Cole is one of the top 2 stars in the company position wise, and O'Reilly is nowhere to be found in the midcard doing matches. Yay. THE BOOKING MAKES NO FUCKING SENSE. 0. ZERO. You did see that O'Reilly just beat the champ again in tag action in a main event, right? How do...
by Embracejg
Wed May 11, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Ring of Honor Events Schedule Thread
Replies: 1582
Views: 127474

Re: Ring of Honor Events Schedule Thread

Hopefully the Dearbon date is paired with a Chicago show. There wasn't any return date set for Chicago, correct?
by Embracejg
Wed May 11, 2016 7:11 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

In Chicago, it was like you described it being at Field of Honor, though I can't recall if anyone used a credit card.
by Embracejg
Tue May 10, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

I appreciate the discussion on this angle with those who are being civil and not just hating without giving an explanation outside of their own preferences. I still say this is all a hell of a lot more interesting than a Colt Cabana title win. I'm not trying to apologize for Delirious's booking flaw...
by Embracejg
Tue May 10, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

How about this---will this result in some interesting matches?

Yes? Then we're good. Arguing about heels getting cheered, etc, is totally irrelevant in the post-kayfabe world.
by Embracejg
Mon May 09, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

I was front row for this show, and I loved every second of it. Maybe you'll call me a mark for the NJPW guys, but Chicago has never gotten to see them and I could care less about the match results on ROH guys losing. It was an amazing experience to see them and one I'll never forget. Too many people...
by Embracejg
Mon May 02, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

Any other Chicago fans pissed that the Dearborn card has more interesting matchups? Because I sure am.

And you guys don't have to deal with Colt Cabana headlining a major PPV.
by Embracejg
Tue Apr 26, 2016 12:28 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

So that makes two big NJPW vs. ROH singles matches on this show, one of which is a title defense, along with two more title matches, Okada and Tanahashi tangling in tag action, and getting to see Liger wrestle a bit against Daniels and Kazarian. In summary---quit yer bitchin'. Unless it's about Colt...
by Embracejg
Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:26 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

I concur with the anger over Lethal and Cabana main eventing, but the rest of the complaining here seems over the top. As a Chicago fan who hasn't traveled to a show to see the NJPW guys, it's extremely exciting to get to see any of them. What were you all expecting? A Tokyo Dome card? Tanahashi vs....
by Embracejg
Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

If Cheeseburger is over with anyone, it's mostly due to the name. "Haha, the little guy is named Cheeseburger," that sort of thing. Chicago used to love Sugarfoot Alex Payne for much the same reason, and he had better in-ring skills. Jobbers are a fact of life in wrestling. That doesn't mean they ha...
by Embracejg
Mon Apr 18, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

No guarantee Lethal vs Cabana is the main event. They could go with Naito vs O'Reilly, especially if it's an IWGP title match. Or something else entirely involving Okada and/or Tanahashi. ROH announced it as the main event. Colt vs. Lethal already has a better build than last month’s PPV main event...
by Embracejg
Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread
Replies: 923
Views: 37261

Re: Official Global Wars/War Of The Worlds 2016 Super Thread

Colt Cabana shouldn't be headlining a PPV with NJPW stars. It's insulting to think we just want a Chicago guy in the main event when there's all this great talent coming in. No way can their match can live up to the rest of the card. The right thing to do is bump it down the card. If the prestige of...
by Embracejg
Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Lethal vs. Cabana CANNOT happen in CHI for the title
Replies: 69
Views: 4185

Re: Lethal vs. Cabana CANNOT happen in CHI for the title

However they choose to address it is fine by me. If anyone gets angry over them turning over a years-old stipulation put in place by another booking team and different ownership, just lighten the hell up.