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WHAT HARDCORE FANS NEED TO ACCEPT, ROUSEY AS CHAMP, IS WWE GOING AGAINST ITS MISSION AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2018-06-13 10:00:00

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Having noticed that the majority of the questions sent in have to do with “fantasy booking” or disgruntled fans being upset about how WWE talent is booked in ridiculous storylines, my question is as follows:  Does it really matter anymore or matter at all if WWE talent is booked “properly?”  That mattered back in the days when a wrestler was booked based on if he/she can draw a crowd.  That is not an issue anymore.  Based on the number of questions sent in about booking talent properly, it seems as if at least 95% of the talent in the main roster from top to bottom is booked very poorly but somehow WWE still manages to get a billion dollar TV deal.  So who cares or why so much sympathy if Bobby Roode looks like a clown dancing? He, along with Roman Reigns (with or without the boos), is still going to make a lot more money this year than most of the people, who send in questions complaining about how he or any other talent in WWE, will make in their lifetime.

I have said the same thing many times on audio.  We can all complain all we want about things that don’t make sense, but they got the money so they have the last laugh.  It doesn’t mean we are wrong or that the product couldn’t be better, it just means that Vince has done it his way and gotten paid a huge amount for it.  So, our complaints will fall on deaf ears.  So like I said before, I suggest fans find good stuff out there that markets to them and enjoy it.  WWE booking is what it is.

Ronda Rousey is not advertised for Extreme Rules so if she wins the championship at the Money in the Bank does that mean that we have to part-time Champions on Raw?

Only if she were to not appear on Extreme Rules.  Just because she is not advertised now, doesn’t mean she won’t be later.

I know that Vince Russo has blocked you on Twitter.  This week, he posted a run list for one of his shows and he mentioned he was going to talk about one of YOUR tweets.  Could he be a bigger hypocrite?

I have faith in him.  Yes, he absolutely could be a bigger hypocrite.

Speaking of Russo, what in the name of God is a Bucket Full Of Chicken Necks?

All I can say is that it’s a really odd name for a show.  If he has any kind of experience with a bucket full of chicken necks, I really don’t want to know about it.

So the defense WWE has used for many of it's "questionable" booking directions, decisions, etc has been "we're trying to market to children". Now, agree or disagree with that strategy, doesn't moving to 4 hour (plus) PPV events, (most of which would run past 11 PM EST) as the place where the resolutions to the story lines happen fly directly in the face of that strategy? 

#1 The lateness on a "school night". 
#2 In this SUPER A.D.D. culture, where most people in the "children's" demo can't/won't pay attention to ANYTHING for that length of time. 
#3 Haven't they repeatedly shown there's almost NO way to do that without burning out the live crowd?

Nope, not at all.  The shows will start at 7 in the east now, ending at 11.  That is when they always ended.  WWE doesn’t worry about number 2 or 3.  Plus, they market TV to children.  PPV events are another part of their product.

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