A Storyline That Can Be Re-Done in Impact Wrestling

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  1. Pay Per Ghost

    Pay Per Ghost squashed Disco Inferno to become

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    Now don't get on my ass about how old angles should not be rehashed and what not. I love originality and jizz but name a storyline from WWF/WCW/AWA/ or any territory that can be well executed again.




    I would suggest the year long wait till Sting & Hogan faced off at Starrcade '97. Let Storm and Roode fight other competitors build momentum and finally meet at BFG this year. I would actually want them to interact less and only cross each others path rarely yet make Storm's road to Roode be a big deal.
     
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  2. JJYanks121

    JJYanks121 The Mouth of the South Shore

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    There's already a MAJOR difference between the two though. Roode and Storm have already fought multiple times. Hell, they had a match on Impact within the last month!

    At this point, it's not about waiting a year for a match we've never seen. Now it should be about building heat for a match we have seen but not on a big stage. Unfortunately, we do have to get through the Sting stuff for a month before doing so, but hopefully there will be enough interaction to make the thing work.

    In my opinion, a show like Lockdown should be used to end the big feuds. You are putting guys in a cage with no way out and it should be brutal. That's why you hopefully build it as the match to settle the score between those guys. I don't think that's what will happen unfortunately, but at the very least you should get heat on the match going in so it means something.
     
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  3. dudedudedude

    dudedudedude Pre-Show Stalwart

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    Stupid thread is stupid. TNA already get called a low rent WWE and now you're suggesting to retool historical storylines? That would be a stupid idea. Especially when I know exactly what 'event' they will try redo....as certain screwjob.......
     
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  4. snoopy

    snoopy Pre-Show Stalwart

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    The majority of Pro Wrestling storylines have been done before and rehashed! So that is nothing new,The thing is Tna just did a almost two year build for Sting and Hogan leading into bound for glory last year!
     
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  5. Maikeru_1979

    Maikeru_1979 Pre-Show Stalwart

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    the only thing i see that is stupid in the whole thread so for is this response.
    it isn't a smart idea, but in no way stupid. in todays age i don't think people will want to follow a year long story line, look how the Rock/Cena match has gone for the last 9 months.(crap) people are far to used to getting instant gratification and won't settle for anything less. and that is why professional wrestling sucks these days. they get a good storyline and have to cut it short because the fans are impatient little sh*ts. so nothing lasts more than like 2 months.
     
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  6. yoshi_doce2006

    yoshi_doce2006 Getting Noticed By Management

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    Personally I think they should do a Horsemen type faction. I don't mean like Fourtune, a Horseman ripoff, I mean fur guys who bs, shoot the breeze back stage, do everything together, and let them go. Simply put the reason TNA doesnt have the viewers is because they have nothing that the WWE doesn't. When Crockette exploded they went from 1500 in the Omni to 18000 almost overnight.

    All you need is one, one feud, one group, what the Horsemen did was calculated gang warfare, it created stars out of Magnum TA, Lex Luger, Sting, and Nakita Koloff, then it mad stars like Dusty Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat, Ricky Morton, and the Road Warriors household names. All you need is to know how to do it.

    You want to rehash history you don't want to do the exact same thing so that comparisons are made, you want to go through the same process but you want it unique unto itself. That way it is something old, yet completely up to date.
     
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  7. This Is My Name Thank You

    This Is My Name Thank You Is a horrible poster.

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    I like the idea that you have stated op. The only thing I wouldn't want to happen in the end is what happened to Sting at the event in which Sting lost. I hope if they were to ever do this story line again, Storm is the one who/should prevail in the end. This would give TNA and over the top, super over heel, in Roode, and it would give TNA there well needed over the top, super over, Face in Storm.

    The storyline would work, but, I wouldn't go a full year into it. I would make it a 6 month feud where it was actually pushed and written properly. I wouldn't go swerve happy at all, I would just make it the ultimate game of cat and mouse. They should make this feud turn into a personal rivalry where it doesn't lose its thunder. We could use a feud/rivalry like this in wrestling again. And who better to do this feud then two of the best solid workers in the business then Storm and Roode? (This of course is a personal opinion there) It could be epic and now that I think of it I really do what this to happen.
     
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  8. dudedudedude

    dudedudedude Pre-Show Stalwart

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    You're making no sense. I for one am a massive fan of drawn out storylines. I merely stated that copying historical storylines is stupid for a company already seen (right or wrongly) as a low rent WWE. Please don't suggest, or imply my comments meant anything else.
     
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  9. Batteryguy

    Batteryguy Bob Marley's White Bastard Son

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    TNA needs to redo the Katie Vick Storyline with Abyss and someone.It could have the potential to be alright or just plain bad...Who knows?It would at the very least be funny.
     
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  10. yoshi_doce2006

    yoshi_doce2006 Getting Noticed By Management

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    The difference is that Kane was a monster, people wouldn't believe it because it was so outlandish for Kane. Now Abyss is just screwed up in the head, storyline wise James Mitchell (As twisted a character that was) is his father. It may not be a stretch to accuse Abyss of anything and everything.
     
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  11. kokoBawesome

    kokoBawesome Thanks Rock, you're my favorite too

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    TNA signs John Cena, turns him heel. I'm sorry but if you don't think this would change wrestling I'd love to hear why. I know its the NWO storyline, and not as interesting, and John Cena's popularity is in a gray area right now.... but he's still technically the biggest star in wrestling. How many little kids in their little red john cena tshirts are gonna start watching TNA to see their hero? All of them.
     
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  12. OneTooManyPunts

    OneTooManyPunts Pre-Show Stalwart

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    I can definitely see where the OP is coming from with this. The idea of building Storm and Roode to a year long wait, is in theory an awesome idea, and something TNA has never really done. The problem is, this rivalry is the entire tent pole of the main event scene right now in TNA, and they've fumbled a bit in essentially laying out all the current challengers for Roode and having him beat them. With the Roode/Storm anticipation for Lockdown now in full swing, the match with Sting, and possible rematches with Jeff Hardy seem meaningless, as it is easy to see Roode isn't dropping the title any time before Lockdown.

    The only other person out there other than Storm to hold over Roode is Bully Ray, and I don't think a heel vs heel match is a good idea for these two right now. Both are white hot as heels, and no sense in killing either of their momentum.

    I say put Storm over Roode at Lockdown, and then build towards Storm vs Roode at BFG. Bully Ray has earned a high profile main event, and a title run. Dude is the best heel in wrestling today.
     
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  13. tbp82

    tbp82 Occasional Pre-Show

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    I like the four horseman idea. Four guys working together as one unit. You already have Roode as the flair type. You have Storm keep losing in his world title feud with Roode until he gets a TV Title shot which Roode helps him win and then you use a heel tag team (possibly new talents being brought in) but you have to do it old school four horsemen style not guys arguing over who is the leader but Roode as World Champ Storm as TV and the new tag team dominating the tag team.

    If you didn't want to use Storm you could use Aries as the X Division level guy or if you don't like Roode as the leader you could use Aries as the leader with the X Title then someobody as the TV and tag level guys the key to make this work though is the horseman theory of the guys working as a unit.
     
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  14. King Patrick Star

    King Patrick Star K. O. T. R. 2007 -€“ Team Undisputed

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    The best thing for TNA to do right now is to recreate these 4 storylines at the same time.

    Four Horsemen
    Ric Flair played by Robert Roode
    Barry Windham played by Bully Ray
    Arn Anderson played by James Storm
    Tully Blanchard played by Austin Aries

    New World Order
    Scott Hall played by R-Truth
    Kevin Nash played by The Miz
    Hulk Hogan played by John Cena
    Syxx played by Jeff Hardy
    Eric Bischoff played by Garett Bischoff

    D-Generation X
    Shawn Michales played by A. J. Styles
    Triple H played by Abyss
    X-Pac played by Eric Young
    Road Dogg played by Alex Shelly
    Bad @$$ played by Chris Sabin

    Evolution
    Triple H played by Mr. Anderson
    Ric Flair played by Jeff Jarrett
    Randy Orton played by Robbie E.
    Batista played by Robbie T.

    You can come up with the stories yourselves, but placing these SuperStars in these roles would do wonders for TNA. WWE will survive without John Cena the same way they survived without Hulk Hogan, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and the Rock.
     
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  15. Jack-Hammer

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    This is exactly what TNA SHOULD NOT do. All in all, what they're doing overall is just fine: they're actually building THEIR product with THEIR angles while making THEIR talent, for the most part, the center of things. This is what TNA has needed to do for years, so why on Earth do you want them to take a big step backwards.

    For years, soooooo many of TNA's angles have revolved around rehashing classic, past storylines. While so many storylines are influenced by some that have already taken place, there have been times in which TNA has all but flat out copied virtually everything about angles. For instance, we've seen so many nWo themed & inspired power struggle storylines, corporate power struggles & faction wars that it really just dragged everything down. For years, they basically kept doing the same thing over and over with a slightly different name each time around. Those were the only angles that TNA devoted any time too. The only way wrestlers were part of a relevant angle was if it was branched off from the main power struggle/faction wars storyline. TNA does NOT need to go back to that. They've done it to death, it's the proverbial dead horse that they've beaten so much that there's nothing left of it but a pile of mush.
     
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  16. New Hot Fed

    New Hot Fed Championship Contender

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    If you look at what has happened with the Roode as heel champ push it reminds me a lot of what the WWE did with HHH back in 99-2000. Although I must say they made HHH look much better as far as dominance. I remember how during three consecutive PPV Mick Foley put over Hunter clean in the main event. While Roode only win by cheating and he pretty much got his ass kicked by Hardy all over the place.
     
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  17. Hollywood Naitch

    Hollywood Naitch The current reigning and defending

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    They should try and recreate the phenomenal tension and fury behind the classic WWE storyline where Bret Hart had his leather jacket stolen by The Pirate Jean-Pierre Laffite.

    If that wouldn't get TNA stunning viewing figures I don't know what would. They could use Hogan's sunglasses getting stolen, Sting's leather jacket, Storm's crate of beer, RVD's bag of weed, Hardy's tub of facepaint...the possibilities are endless.

    And of course, it could all come to a head in an "Item on a forklift truck" match, that old fan favourite.
     
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