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    Quote Originally Posted by Wrestling Observer
    A new change in WWE developmental is to give the talents bullet points instead of scripts and teaching them to do promos like they used to be done.

    Itís been noted that Triple H is far more old school in his thoughts on pro wrestling than Vince McMahon and when heís in full control, we will likely see the storylines evolve back to a more believable and serious approach.
    Assuming this is true, it's great news.

    Promos and storylines desperately need an overhaul and this would be a great start. It comes across much more real and makes the characters much more relatable knowing they can put their own spin on promos rather than reading straight from a script. And starting from the bottom is the best way to do it and will help the younger guys become much more comfortable on the mic.

    Again, assuming this is true.....Give the man the reigns Vince!
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    Getting harder to hate.


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    Getting harder to hate.
    Don't worry, you'll find more reasons. People always do.

    Even if he becomes infallable, people will just hate him because of his nose.
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    HHH doing well. Can't wait until Punk does a promo now.

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    Good news. Seems like when Vince is gone, WWE will actually be in a better place.
    Thanks too Fresh Prince

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    This would be great for some, terrible for others.

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    Default Re: WWE Doing Away With Scripted Promos?

    Now HHH just needs to up the TV Rating *cough*TV 14*cough*

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    I sort of agree with this move. I still think there should be some guidelines. I think the more experienced guys could be given free rein but any midcarders should be given some bullet points to hit or something because otherwise it would have the potential to bomb or someone could say something that they really shouldn't say and get into bother.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCelticsboy View Post
    Now HHH just needs to up the TV Rating *cough*TV 14*cough*
    Then your parents might not let you watch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Nichols View Post
    Then your parents might not let you watch
    They wouldn't give a damn. Their fault for putting a TV in my room.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCelticsboy View Post
    Now HHH just needs to up the TV Rating *cough*TV 14*cough*
    Yes sir?

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    Default Re: WWE Doing Away With Scripted Promos?

    Too bad Vince is a health freak, and probably won't die for another 30 years.

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    Default Re: WWE Doing Away With Scripted Promos?

    This is the way all promos should go including speeches by public figures. That's how Dr. Carson does it and he's become a popular figure because of his speeches. He uses bullet points as well.


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    Hey, remember when everyone said "WWE is fucked when Triple H takes over"?

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    I wont be the person to say "I cant wait untill Vince is dead". Ill let someone else say it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCelticsboy View Post
    Now HHH just needs to up the TV Rating *cough*TV 14*cough*
    They just hired a Vice President of Family Friendly Entertainment today. PG is going nowhere.

    Although there is a rumor that the position was strictly for Saturday Morning Slam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oWn View Post
    I wont be the person to say "I cant wait untill Vince is dead". Ill let someone else say it...
    Paul London took care of that years ago.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ness View Post
    Paul London took care of that years ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oWn View Post
    I wont be the person to say "I cant wait untill Vince is dead". Ill let someone else say it...
    CM Punk said it in his 2011 pipe bomb promo

    "I'd like to hope that maybe this company would be better when Vince Mcmahons dead!"

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    I support no longer scripting promos.

    The article still made me groan at HHH at the end of the part Miss quoted, though.
    That's all, folks.

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    Default Re: WWE Doing Away With Scripted Promos?

    Of course, because HHH = IWC *groan*.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benson View Post
    Of course, because HHH = IWC *groan*.
    Wrong, "Believable and serious approach" = Nightwolf *groan*.

    But thanks for the generalization, I love it when people do that!
    That's all, folks.

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    Me thinks you can thank the Brad Maddox incident for this one.
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    Yes, Benson. Nightwolf hates everything that is serious, and looks down upon us who enjoy things that happen to be serious.

    Wait, I just did that generalizing thing didn't I?
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    Default Re: WWE Doing Away With Scripted Promos?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nightwolf View Post
    Wrong, "Believable and serious approach" = Nightwolf *groan*.

    But thanks for the generalization, I love it when people do that!

    What's wrong with that? Aren't we currently crucifying them for being too cartoonish?

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