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by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: ALL PURPOSE NEW TALENT/SPECIAL ATTRACTION THREAD
Replies: 1163
Views: 54152

Re: ALL PURPOSE NEW TALENT/SPECIAL ATTRACTION THREAD

WebConn wrote:
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:57 am
Anyone think James Storm shows up in ROH? Even for a little bit. I think he ends up in Lucha Underground but I wouldn't be surprised if he showed up in ROH for a brief period before filming for Season 4 begins.
I think it makes a lot of sense, especially with the Nashville taping coming up.
by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

Overall I thought the TV show was much better this year as I felt more time was dedicated to matches. However, I will agree with BRM about lack of clean finishes and wasting talent in go nowhere storylines. Needs to be fixed, but it won't. I use Nigel's run as Pure Champion as a point of reference ...
by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

I too will agree that at times, finishes have been too screwy and there needs to be definitive winners to end stories. Has anybody disputed the booking issues? There are booking issues. There were much worse ones, but some are still there, but not as bad as it was this time last year. Now it seems ...
by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: ROH Final Battle 2017 Official Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 821

Re: ROH Final Battle 2017 Official Thread

I saw someone say it elsewhere, but if the point of this match is to get Lethal back into his groove how awesome would it be if the old mix of his theme plays and Truth Martini corners him to the ring, to bring back the "old Jay Lethal"? Since I read it, that to me would be an awesome moment for Fi...
by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread
Replies: 2122
Views: 194719

Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

I haven't seen this weeks, but the end of the tag team title match with War Machine and MCMG was pretty much the worse, cluster fuck of an ending I have seen from ROH in a long time. I mean seriously silly string and still no DQ just the what the hell was that. Yeah man, I can see what you're sayin...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Survival Of The Fittest '17: Night 2 (Dallas 11/18) Pick 'Ems
Replies: 6
Views: 54

Re: Survival Of The Fittest '17: Night 2 (Dallas 11/18) Pick 'Ems

- Cody - 8 Points
- The Motor City Machine Guns - 7 Points
- Kenny King - 6 Points
- Dalton Castle & Jay Lethal - 3 Points
- Matt Taven - 5 Points
- Flip Gordon - 4 Points
- Jonathan Gresham - 2 Points
- Deonna Purrazzo - 1 Point
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

Big Red Machine, we have differents points of view, that's cool. I think you are too catastrophic with everything you say. No disrespect, but I'm not going to answer you with even a longer text like you always do because we are going to do this forever and every time posts will be longer. Thanks fo...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

I just want to remind people in general that what we, as hardcore wrestling fans, consider good booking is not always what makes a company popular among the wide audience. Remember, Vince Russo was booking TNA during its ratings peak. But how much of that is just an issue of exposure? D'Amore had o...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: 2016 Thoughts and analysis
Replies: 2
Views: 140

Re: 2016 Thoughts and analysis

2016 was 50/50 for me. The first 6-7 months of the years wans't that good (outside the stellar WM Weekend with 2 awesome SCOH shows), with average shows and some bad and lazy booking. The second half of the year, on the other hand was pretty solid and the in-ring level raised. I didn't like Kyle wi...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: ALL PURPOSE NEW TALENT/SPECIAL ATTRACTION THREAD
Replies: 1163
Views: 54152

Re: ALL PURPOSE NEW TALENT/SPECIAL ATTRACTION THREAD

I cannot believe people are advocating for James Ellsworth in ROH, even in a joking manner. 100% agree. I get that being a wrestling fan in 2017 involves some level of ironic appreciation of the wrestlecrap parts of the business (apparently we like screwy finishes and run ins now as long as they ar...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

I just want to remind people in general that what we, as hardcore wrestling fans, consider good booking is not always what makes a company popular among the wide audience. Remember, Vince Russo was booking TNA during its ratings peak. But how much of that is just an issue of exposure? D'Amore had o...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

This is a never-ending story BRM, you know, I know it ahahaha. You aren't going to change your mind but man, how in the hell can you say ROH is making the same mistakes that TNA did ? Makes no sense for me: - You say Delirious hasn't replace the guys who left, but he has signed Chuck Taylor (and ma...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

ROH will run in California when they have enough TV coverage out there, just like NJPW will move north and east when they feel like they can put together some tours that will draw. I can't imagine that there isn't some sizable market out (LA, SD, Bay Area) there that they don't have coverage in alr...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Survival Of The Fittest 2017 Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 2605

Re: Official Survival Of The Fittest 2017 Thread

I, too, am disappointed we're not getting a Glory By Honor this year. It has been one of ROH's biggest shows for most of its existence. They definitely could have condensed SOTF to two nights and made one of those nights GBH. All-Star Extravaganza I'm not so heartbroken about not getting, but if the...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Survival Of The Fittest 2017 Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 2605

Re: Official Survival Of The Fittest 2017 Thread

SandsShifter wrote:
Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:38 pm

Has ROH ever done a classic Texas Death Match? That seems like it would fit nicely, besides being in Texas and all.
Charlie Haas vs. Jay Briscoe at The Nightmare Begins. It was not good.
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Official Survival Of The Fittest 2017 Thread
Replies: 119
Views: 2605

Re: Official Survival Of The Fittest 2017 Thread

It would actually be a really good idea to do Champions versus All Stars during a NJPW tour considering how weak the undercard usually is for that show. Speaking of Champions vs. All Stars, do you think we'll see another while the six-man belts are in play? That's a good point. I hadn't thought of ...
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Survival Of The Fittest '17: Night 1 (San Antonio 11/17) Pick 'Ems
Replies: 8
Views: 83

Re: Survival Of The Fittest '17: Night 1 (San Antonio 11/17) Pick 'Ems

Cody & Omega- 1
Dalton Castle -6
The Young Bucks -9
Kenny King -10
Jay Lethal -5
Taylor -4
Silas Young -7
The Kingdom -2
Team CMLL -8
Deonna Purrazzo -3
by Big Red Machine
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: ALL PURPOSE NEW TALENT/SPECIAL ATTRACTION THREAD
Replies: 1163
Views: 54152

Re: ALL PURPOSE NEW TALENT/SPECIAL ATTRACTION THREAD

I cannot believe people are advocating for James Ellsworth in ROH, even in a joking manner.
by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

We clearly have vastly different standards of quality of wrestling and booking and stories being told and just about everything possible, but the real question I want answered is why people keep saying this "can't be" 2005 ROH, at least in terms of the quality of the talent and the wrestling and th...
by Big Red Machine
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: General ROH Discussion
Topic: Random ROH Thoughts Thread
Replies: 3557
Views: 221390

Re: Random ROH Thoughts Thread

I think ROH should try some different towns for the WOTW and GW tours next year. WOTW go Florida, Atlanta, Baltimore, NYC for the PPV. GW go St. Louis, Minnesota, Milwaukee, and Chicago for the PPV. I'd actually like to see them try running the west coast with some of the New Japan guys. It works w...