Why do they keep tables and chairs under the ring anyway?

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#1 Posted by ALavaPenguin (948 posts) -

Just wondering why the people who set up the event would always put tables and chairs under there. From a fiction perspective.

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#2 Posted by Sterling (4134 posts) -

Close proximity storage for quick setup for things during the event if needed.

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#3 Posted by ALavaPenguin (948 posts) -

I don't get why those are needed though

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#4 Edited by Kevin_Cogneto (1886 posts) -

Because if there's one thing in professional wrestling that strains credulity, it's the under-the-ring table storage policy.

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#5 Posted by elko84 (1384 posts) -

To use on people

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#6 Edited by Hunkulese (4225 posts) -

Need a quick replacement if someone happens to accidentally break the Spanish announce table.

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#7 Posted by Dalai (7869 posts) -

To make it more interesting, maybe hide guns and knives under the ring. Then I'd watch wrestling more often.

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#8 Posted by ALavaPenguin (948 posts) -

@hunkulese said:

Need a quick replacement if someone happens to accidentally break the Spanish announce table.

You mean the announce table's stunt double

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#9 Edited by Giantstalker (2401 posts) -

Cause otherwise this happens

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#10 Posted by recroulette (5456 posts) -

For quick access in case of a contract signing or a game of musical chairs.

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#11 Posted by PrawnToast (110 posts) -

Because if there's one thing in professional wrestling that strains credulity, it's the under-the-ring table storage policy.

Perfect.

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#12 Posted by Jesus_Phish (3888 posts) -

@alavapenguin: You could justify it by taking the grassroots history of wrestling. House shows, much smaller than WWE productions take place in high school gyms and public centers. They throw extra chairs not being used by staff or punters under the ring because they don't have anywhere else to put them. Same for tables.

Other than that, for a while it sort of became a thing that wrestlers would place the items under there for later use, like HHH would place a sledge hammer under the ring before the show starts so he could use it.

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#13 Posted by MEATBALL (4233 posts) -

Everyone has a makeshift buffet after the event.

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#14 Posted by RollingZeppelin (2429 posts) -

Cause wrestling is dumb.