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#10401 Edited by Oldirtybearon (4881 posts) -

so WrestleMania was in MSG. WrestleMania X was in MSG. WrestleMania XX was in MSG.

Why the fuck is WrestleMania XXX not in MSG?

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#10402 Edited by bennym6 (423 posts) -
#10403 Posted by Milkman (17312 posts) -

@oldirtybearon: This year's Mania is at MetLife Stadium and having the show in more or less the same place two years in a row would probably be a bad idea.

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#10404 Posted by Milkman (17312 posts) -
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#10405 Posted by Krullban (1062 posts) -

#10406 Posted by DrX25 (1560 posts) -

@papercut said:

@drx25: Could you post the point totals for the Chamber predictions as well?

Sure.

  • Rabid: 175
  • ZC: 225
  • Milkman: 275
  • Turboman: 250
  • Joshthebear: 300
  • DoesItOffendYou: 175
  • Gentleman: 250
  • Lumley: 225
  • Hogshead: 250
  • Hockeymask: 225
  • Aronleon: 275
  • Dazz: 275
  • Demoskinos: 225
  • DrX25: 275
  • Papercut: 300
  • MayorMikeAckbar: 325
  • lord_canti: 200
  • MVP: 175
#10407 Posted by lord_canti (1522 posts) -

did cole just say that tensai and brodus clay are called dancing bears ......because thats a porn site :/

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#10408 Posted by OneManX (1693 posts) -

I believe in Swagger's America... and his epic theme music. It sounds like some Fox News fear-mongering bullshit..., it's perfect.

#10409 Edited by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

BELIEVE IN THE SHIELD!!!!!!!!

#10410 Posted by DazzHardy (794 posts) -

@papercut said:

@joshthebear: @dazzhardy:

I'm going to post a little more about the future of the Wizard Title and what is going to be going down at Mania, but for now NEW CHAMP.

#10411 Posted by spankingaddict (2736 posts) -

The Shield are the only entertaining thing in wwe right now .

#10412 Edited by DrDarkStryfe (1148 posts) -

Spinner belt is gone,replaces with the Brahma Bull 2.0 belt.

#10413 Posted by bobafettjm (1474 posts) -

I am glad to see the spinner belt finally go, but the bulls on the sides seems off-putting to me.

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#10415 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

WWE Logic: CM Punk is the longest reigning champion in modern history. "Yeah, lets not bother with a new belt design"

*rocky shows up after filming a movie*

"Here is your belt rocky!"

Fuck you, WWE

#10416 Posted by Aronleon (820 posts) -

WWE Logic: CM Punk is the longest reigning champion in modern history. "Yeah, lets not bother with a new belt design"

*rocky shows up after filming a movie*

"Here is your belt rocky!"

Fuck you, WWE

Ejm........

#10417 Edited by DrX25 (1560 posts) -

Yup, the bull sideplates are the new nameplates:

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#10418 Posted by lord_canti (1522 posts) -

@drx25 said:

Yup, the bull sideplates are the new nameplates:

and just with that im fine with it, a design that will be a bit more personalised depending on who is holding it seems like a good idea.

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#10419 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

@aronleon said:

@demoskinos said:

WWE Logic: CM Punk is the longest reigning champion in modern history. "Yeah, lets not bother with a new belt design"

*rocky shows up after filming a movie*

"Here is your belt rocky!"

Fuck you, WWE

Ejm........

Oh, not saying its the worst belt design ever but I just can't stand Rocky coming out of nowhere and upstaging Punk after he just came off the longest reign in modern history.

#10420 Posted by GorillaMoPena (2334 posts) -

Oh yeah you didn't like Raw? Here is a WWE Harlem Shake video!

That makes you feel better right?

#10422 Posted by DrX25 (1560 posts) -

Here a much better look at the new title:

#10423 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

I just really don't like the lack of a nameplate.

#10424 Posted by DrX25 (1560 posts) -

Highlight of Raw:

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That is all.

#10425 Posted by Milkman (17312 posts) -

I'm pretty much fine with the new belt. The personalized side plates are an interesting idea and it's definitely better than the spinner belt.

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#10426 Edited by lord_canti (1522 posts) -

another harlem shake tna this time

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#10427 Posted by TurboMan (7725 posts) -

If Ziggler wins the belt, can one side of the belt have a portrait of AJ and the other of Big E?

#10428 Posted by Milkman (17312 posts) -

@drx25: Followed by the great line, "IF I WANTED TO DANCE, I'D GET A DATE."

@lord_canti: That's just a poor effort all around.

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#10429 Edited by Wikitoups (877 posts) -

@drx25 said:

Here a much better look at the new title:

See now This is a better belt than the one they showed on raw.

#10430 Edited by Oldirtybearon (4881 posts) -

wow. I can't believe the WWE made a new belt that's actually worse than the fucking spinner.

Seriously, that clown-shoe sized WWE scratch logo is just fucking appalling. At least it says Champion...

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#10431 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

@turboman said:

If Ziggler wins the belt, can one side of the belt have a portrait of AJ and the other of Big E?

Okay, if that happens I'm in on the new title.

#10432 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

One last post/thought before I head to bed tonight. If the WWE and 2K games wants me to buy WWE 14' or whatever the fuck they are going to call it I want a dedicated fucking button on the controller that when I press it the lights go out and the shield shows up and murders people. Now, I bid you goodnight. *collapses in a unconscious heap*

#10433 Posted by Miketakon (514 posts) -

New belt looks like a Superbowl ring.

#10434 Posted by papercut (3550 posts) -

As resident belt designer of the LoC I feel obliged to weigh in about this new title.

Is it better than the old belt? Yes. Is it a good belt? It's decent. I'm surprised to see that it is pretty much exactly the leaked plate design that came out a while ago. I thought for sure that it would end up being just one plate of a multilayered design. I'm a little disappointed to see that it's very similar to the US title shape and that it still has a LOT of bling. I like my belts to have just a dash of gem encrustations, not bedazzled to shit like some 4th grade girl's jeans.

Speaking of plates I'm interested to see what this custom side plate business you all are talking about. I have not seen Raw yet. But if it is what it sounds like I don't know how that will work out. Designing plates take time and if anyone ever gets injured or they change their minds and give the belt to someone on short notice what do they do? Are they going to make side plates for everyone on staff? Does that mean spinner plates could live on with the JTG side plates? I don't know. All I'm saying is that they could be setting them selves up for some head aches.

Also the fact that they went with the single plate design as opposed to a layered one is weird, and on top of that the giant amounts of negative space make it look kind of cheap to me. I'm just looking at a picture but the title seems to have little to no depth to it. Look at the TNA title or even the UFC titles. The have subtle 3D elements to them that give them some style. This looks mostly flat. It could be just the image I'm looking at. Maybe it looks better on TV. This could be because of their new side plate ID plan. Making simple flat plates is a hell of a lot easier and cheaper.

I like that it is bigger though. The WHC was always kind of a monster compared to the rest of the titles but now that this one is bigger, it's like "ALL THE TOP TITLES MUST BE GIANT BECAUSE THEY ARE TOP TITLES." Finally, and this is a small thing, I like that it says "champion" and that it is written out on a V shape. I don't know why, it just looks nice to me.

#10435 Posted by joshthebear (2700 posts) -

I have to say, I find the look of the new title kind of meh. It's not good, yet it's also not Jeff Hardy's belt level of bad. Maybe it's just that they chose fucking Rocky to unveil when Punk just had the longest reign in decades that rubs the me the wrong way. Whatever, I did not expect them to make a very good belt when you consider the last couple of belts they made.

In other news, Ricardo may be the best thing ever. He tweeted out this picture and it's absolutely amazing:

#10436 Posted by WilliamHenry (1217 posts) -

The negative space on the new title looks terrible. It looks more like a piece of bling you would see a rapper wear, than a championship title. I hate that its basically just a blinged out WWE logo.

#10437 Edited by iceman228433 (617 posts) -

@williamhenry: yea man what ever happened to just having a gold title belt. But hell I am just glad to be rid of that dam spinner best once and for all.

#10438 Posted by lord_canti (1522 posts) -

@papercut said:
Speaking of plates I'm interested to see what this custom side plate business you all are talking about. I have not seen Raw yet. But if it is what it sounds like I don't know how that will work out. Designing plates take time and if anyone ever gets injured or they change their minds and give the belt to someone on short notice what do they do? Are they going to make side plates for everyone on staff? Does that mean spinner plates could live on with the JTG side plates? I don't know. All I'm saying is that they could be setting them selves up for some head aches.

i think they would have the wwe plates on it as shown in the replica untill the personalised plates are ready.

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#10439 Edited by Hockeymask27 (3683 posts) -

How do you gif?

#10440 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

For GIFs drag and drop them onto the page

#10441 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

For GIFs drag and drop them onto the page

#10442 Edited by Hockeymask27 (3683 posts) -

like so

@demoskinos thanks

So I watched raw on Canada time because of hockey. Also missed most of it because I was only going to it during breaks in the games. The new belt is meh still to much bling. I saw the ziggy troll and laughed so hard.

#10443 Edited by FateOfNever (1855 posts) -

Watching Raw, here's my take away -

Swagger's music is pretty awesome you guys. Zeb Colter really should have remarked about three of the five titles on the show being held by foreigners, not just Del Rio having the Heavyweight Championship (Cesaro has the US title and Barrett has the Intercontinental title. The tag titles are held by Bryan and Kane, and the Rock has the WWE title.) But his music is sweet.

Brad Maddox! Brad Maddox! Brad Maddox! Anything for him to get some more air time.

Cesaro is still pretty great.

The Rock is still pretty awful.

The Shield had a match! Holy crap! It was also a good match.

Something something, Randy Orton...he could go away and never return and I would be ok with it.

Poor Wade Barrett..

The new WWE title looks all right. It is a bit... blingy.. but, over all, it's still an improvement.

It seems like we could still end up with a triple threat match. I worry a little that it won't happen because The Rock would struggle even more in a match like that where he has to work with more than one person and he seems uncomfortable working a match at all anymore. But, it would give them better spots during the match over all as it would still let Rock catch his breath and not have to do a whole lot. Also, the kid screaming "WHY?!?!" when Punk attacked Cena at the end was HILARIOUS.

#10444 Posted by DazzHardy (794 posts) -

Ya know, the more I look at it, the more the new belt just looks plain boring, and that's saying something considering the amount of bling they've slapped on it. There's too much black leather showing through on the main plate. It looks more like a commemorative plate design than the most prestigious title in the company. I also think the bull side plates are a one off because hey, The Rock, and when he loses it, they'll just be the standard plates seen in the other pictures. I don't think it's worse than the spinner belt, but I don't think it's any better either.

#10445 Edited by bennym6 (423 posts) -

I have always had this theory that the reason that Vince kept the spinner belt for so long was because it has his big fat logo taking up the entire face plate. In the summer when the pictures came out of a new design I feel like my theory was correct. In my opinion the belt looks shitty. Is it better than the spinner belt? Probably but not by much at all.

#10446 Edited by TurboMan (7725 posts) -

They kept the spinner belt so long because of how well it sold.

After sleeping on it, I think I like the new belt... I dunno, it's just something modern about it when it's mostly leather.

#10447 Edited by Hockeymask27 (3683 posts) -

I like the new belt without the bull plates. I think having the bling on every part doesn't make the middle look so bad.

#10448 Posted by totaboy (45 posts) -

I don't like all the empty black space. It looks cheap. Like I could buy it for fifty dollars.

Also, I think the W logo is outdated. They need a new, less "90s edgy" logo.

#10449 Posted by Demoskinos (15134 posts) -

@totaboy: I think you mostly nailed why I don't like it now...I think its a issue of the logo just being goddamn ugly. A redesign of that would be great but that won't happen seeing as they JUST unveiled this belt.

#10450 Edited by DazzHardy (794 posts) -

Who's table ?