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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (February 13, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – FEBRUARY 13, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) WHAT WORKED So just as I was starting to make a comment about how weird it was that here was Summer Rae doing ring introductions with no mention of her freak out and her attack of Paige when who should come storming down the […]

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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (February 6, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – February 6, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) WHAT WORKED I was going to make a joke last week about “Geez – I wonder how long Seth Rollins will stay in the opening” and I forgot. So of course, this week’s show hits and he is gone. Of course Big E Langston […]

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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (January 30, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – January 30, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) Okay – just for the record for those too lazy to look but are anal like me (not that kinda anal you pervs), the brackets for the tag title tournament is (since they finally showed a graphic this week). Wyatts vs. Percy/Yoshi (Wyatts already […]

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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (January 23, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – January 23, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) I haven’t done one of these in a little bit. I realized I need to get cracking if I want to finish 2013 before 2016. Please don’t make me regret picking you over Mass Effect. WHAT WORKED Alex Riley shows up and looks exactly […]

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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (January 16, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – January 16, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) Well the cable is out but the Internet is still working, so I will crank out one of these instead of live tweeting Impact. This might be one of the better decisions of my adult life. WHAT WORKED Cool – the show opens with […]

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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (January 9, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – January 9, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) WHAT WORKED Hey! It’s Yoshi Tatsu! He isn’t dead! And he is teaming with Percy Watson who really is quite non-descript without the glasses. And they are wrestling the Wyatt Family. We are just going to assume right now this is going on this […]

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NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT (January 2, 2013)

NXT RETRO WORKRATE REPORT – January 2, 2013 (by PHIL RIPPA) I have soooo much free time, I decided to start working through the NXT Shows on Hulu. For someone who has longed for the days of Saturday Night or Worldwide for that matter, this is the closest I am going to get. Of course, […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #181

DUSTIN RHODES! and VADER! are really great at this wrestling thing! More DEAN~! from the RSPW~! archives! BAM BAM BIGELOW~! gets an extra M~! in his name! KONNAN~! loses an N~! DAISUKE SEKIMOTO~! wrestles in a weird place! And I~! don’t mean JAPAN~! YUJI NAGATA~! MARTIN STONE~! BRAZOS~! DERANGED~! THE DEATH OF WCW~! WELCOME TO […]

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MATCHES THAT TICKLED MY FANCY: January 2018

(by PHIL RIPPA) I watch enough wrestling (but not as much as I used to) that I watch plenty of things that I really enjoy. And I watch enough of those things in a month to trick myself into continuing to watch wrestling for another month. So when up at o’dark hundred hour again – […]

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DVDVR 4 OFF: King of the Ring 2000

(by PHIL RIPPA) I am reviewing King of the Ring 2000 because Derek Jeter bought the Miami Marlins and Dolfan was less than pleased. (I assume he did not receive a gift basket.) Payment this time was in the form of a Rusev Day shirt. I am elated #HappyRusevDay pic.twitter.com/4XvzgZ6UtA — DVDVR (@D_V_D_V_R) January 18, […]