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The Best And Worst Of WWE Survivor Series ’11

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And without further adieu, please to enjoy the Best and Worst of WWE Survivor Series 2011.


Worst: Maths

Oh boy, this Sunday was the “25th anniversary of Survivor Series”! The first Survivor Series was in 1987.

I know it’s beating a dead horse, but that’s not how it works. And while we’re at it, stop dividing 100 by the amount of participants in the match and telling me that Triple H has only a 25% chance or whatever of walking out of In Your House: International Incident with the title. That’s not how it f**king works. I know at least some of you have college degrees. Michael Cole won’t shut up about how he was a Serious Journalist who went to Syracuse. I do my best to be both a wrestling fan and an intellectual and I hate having it f**king ruined when the biggest company in the world doesn’t understand basic concepts of mathematics and probability.

(Note: This entry, sans picture, is quoted verbatim ((mostly)) from my good friend Mike Ondrick.)

Best: New York City, The Most 2005 ROH Crowd Ever

I’ve written at length about bad crowd attitudes, from counterproductive, ill-informed “What?” chants (WWE) to chanting “This Is Awesome” and clap clap clapclapclapping to anything with even a moderate amount of effort put into it (Ring Of Honor) to chanting non-stop and acting like an idiot to get yourself over (TNA).

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