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  1. Lee

    Lee WZCW's Titus
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    After a discussion on Discord I've decided to do this thread. There's lots of references we all do in our RPs that people may miss. So feel free to join in with yours:


    LL 9 RP

    James: I understand that Dewey and it's a big risk but think of the accolades you could have. Just go for it, stay safe and enjoy Nigeria. Okay, bye. -Dewey is Jabrai's documentary person.

    Titus: Of course I'm going! I can't let Meryl Streep upstage me. It's the 90th one so they're making a big effort. You think not being there would extend my brand? Titus Avison will be talked about. Don't you worry. – Streep wins lots of oscars

    Titus: Well not your lady, more your wife. – Obviously James is a sleeze.

    Welcome to the jungle we've got fun and games
    We got everything you want honey, we know the names
    – Actually played by Keaton in one of his first RPs

    Titus: It's 100% real. I once faced off against a robot man made of cardboard, it is 100% real. – Obviously ****

    Titus: He took his horrible greasy, skinny hands and put them on MY belt. MY belt that I have held for 830 days! Then he... – This was after Keaton took the belt and played it like a guitr. I originally wasn't going to mention the reign or 'heard legends' in the RP but this felt a natural place to put it in.

    James: There's Boris's Brass polishing in Honolulu. – I made this random to seem like a reference, it isn't.


    Brentwood estate, LA, California. - OJ Simpsons house was in Brentwood

    Rosie beckons Titus to the office, where a projector is set up again. - Still finding Rosie's character, want her to be someone who can help Titus but then realised how similar she is to Dana Brooke (which I hadn't seen in her gimmick when I came up with the idea).

    Titus: So you're saying you know what Keaton, Stevens and Triple X will say before they've even said it? – Again this is mentioned on the podcast but I had the idea for ages to do this.

    Titus: You're supposed to know Miss erm... – The idea originally was Rosie didn't have a surname because Titus didn't give a **** enough about her to learn. Yet one thing I've always done with Titus is he knows everything. He uses it here to show he's a boss and it's a working relationship.

    Titus: Rosie Danvers is the best assistant I've ever had. – See the surname.

    Titus walks over the phone, he presses the speaker option (for our convenience, it would be silly if we couldn't hear the other side) and it rings. - I hate phone conversations in Rps for this reason hence the joke. Originally I had a part with Becky in but it didn't add anything to the conversation. A few Becky lines are moved to Chuck.

    Titus: You bloody well put WZCW in the hands of Ty Burna. I believe everyone is owed a favour after that. – This goers back to WZCW v AOC. This is meant in a joking way by Titus due to his now friendship with Blades.


    Chuck: Fair enough, what is it? – Originally Chuck was in orange but it looked bad so changed to dark red.

    Chuck: The only people I would let you stop entering the lottery are Gabi Clark, Dean Miles, Daniel Dela Cruz, Gino Galucci or Amber Wa.... – All Jam characters.

    Titus: No, I'm just looking out for him. He had a big injury and was out for 3 years, two matches on the same night may be enough for him. – One of the aspects of Titus' character as a heel is he goes for the easy coward way first if he can.

    Titus: He wants to win my belt and win the lottery. If I had have taken him out the lottery one dream dashed there, he loses focus on the other and instead of Triple X he's just Xander. He'd also not be the first Xander I beat for the belt. – Yet will go on the attack if needs be.

    Titus: You're still a good guy at heart. You still want to make amends for your ex Abigail. You hope that she's looking down on you encouraging you to live your dreams when really she's looking up realising the embarrassment that you are. At least your Dad Alan has the right idea. He doesn't give a **** about you and that's why Momma Rachel worries about you. You're someone who wants to be the best, who wants to make amends and you're putting on this front. – I read a lot of old Triple X Rps for this. Abigail is an ex who died.

    Titus: Here you are running around with the Russian mob. I'd much rather trust Mancini's guys to get the job done. They've seen results. You? It's like you've just watched Arrow and thought it seemed cool without realising the basics that you're in over your head son. You're not a bad guy. You're a lost kid who wants to be loved and thought the way to do that was to copy me. – I feel since Triple X has returned he's tried to be Oliver Queen. His latest RP toned that down and that's the best way for him to go.

    Titus: How you failed to beat Ricky Runn. How you got injured. How – Triple X's last match before he left was v Ricky Runn and Ty for the WHC. Ty won.

    Titus: Come in. Wait this is your office, why are your knocking? – this was me realising it was titus' house but had given rosie the office and well consistency etc.

    Rosie: You just sounded like you were busy. I've got your cappuccino. – usually with this sort of thing I'd break off but I tried this so it flowed better, I feel this worked.

    Titus: Thanks. I've a question for you though, are you excited for Lethal Lottery? This will be your first major show while you're more than a fan. That must be something, right? – Titus is a dick to Rosie but Rosie doesn't realise it. This is him being chill now that he has had his caffeine.


    Rosie: Or Eve, you've not beaten her have you?

    Titus: Alright Rosie, time to change the topic eh?

    Rosie: But I... – And back into Titus being a dick. I love this part because Eve always beats Titus but as a heel to focus on your loses it's just silly. Take Eariler with Triple X, I do the same.

    Titus: Is the WZCW universe ready for the first two time Lottery winner? Best way to win is the get in late on, sit in a corner and wait. Stuff running around trying to powerslam Manzo over the top rope. It's about self preservation. It's something I've gotten pretty good at. – Hatchiyama Manzō was a former really fat wrestler, really early WZCW.

    Rosie sighs realising she won't get to find out Titus' thoughts on Eve Taylor.

    Titus: Please, just call him Stevens. There's one true Ace in fed history and that's David. ? – Ace David former Full House Daves and the Ricky World Order.

    Rosie: He's a bit out there, isn't he? He thinks he's a comedian. So you could go with a joke. I've got one. How do you kill a vegetarian vampire? – originally I was going to have titus tell this joke at the Oscars and have Rosie look happy that he took her joke but it added nothing really.

    Rosie: There's the fact that he really is out there. He's probably going to get involved with some kangaroos or something in the outback. Maybe go to Steve Irwin’s Zoo. – Genuinely surprised he didn't.

    Titus: Maybe he'll hang out with Bruce Irwin?
    Rosie: Who?
    Titus: No one important. – Poor Bruce Irwin, a chracter I RP'd for for a year and pretty much hated. He's the worst.

    Titus: I'm the man who dreamt I went back in time 3 years when facing Flex. I'm the man who followed El Guerrero in the desert for Lethal Lottery 2. I'm the man who published a create your own adventure book to keep onto the EurAsian title. I can do crazy. – El Guerrero was another old WZCW who Ricky made into an undead wrestler. His handler once applied to come back so we made him un unded but the handler never returned hi,

    Titus: I'm the man who picked a random city in the arse end of nowhere, put on a Red Mask and decided to become a superhero. I'm the man who when a terrorist was running around the fed and no one said anything decided to come out and destroy Mohammed Hasheem's ass. I'm the man who climbed a cage, did a red arrow and won the match. I can do crazy. – Titus used to be a superhero called red mask, he's born in Newcastle but he picked Keystone and that's his 'home' now. Side note I always see Titus as British with an American accent because he uses it that much in his movie roles. Mohammed Hasheem was a terrorist character and Titus' first big break.

    Titus: I'm the man who did a promo in a zoo first. I didn't need acid. I'm the man who found two soap stars from Australia, went on their show and no one knew what was happening. I'm the man who sent someone to hit a missile alert button in Hawaii. I can do crazy. – I Rp'd in a zoo for a WHC match I think I lost it but there was a lot of double layers to it. The Australian Soap opera is Neighbours.

    Titus: Stevens needs focus and he doesn't have that. He's like a kid who has just had a full syrup slurpee. It may get him the odd win here and there but this is more than that. This is an elimination match, he can't get lucky by pinning Xander or Mark. He needs to also pin me to win. I could have you and the TMZ stand in the crowd shining flashlights around the arena to distract him. A laser pointer on the wall. A balloon just floating in the wind. He can't keep focused and to do that against the greatest champion in history? It's not going to cut it. – I just imagine Ace as either a child or cat who could be distracetd very easily especially being in a match with Keaton too.

    Rosie: I'd also suggest being careful against the Punchline. Even if he's not focused, with two others in the ring it could come out of nowhere. So I've got you something to help. – Punchline is Ace's finishing move. It's an elbow of sorts and I wanted a way to show the physical side of him too.

    Titus: Do they have it in blue? – Again Titus is a dick but this works so well, he acknowledges it's a good idea but thinks of his needs first.

    Titus: I knew you would, thanks Rosie. – In retrospect I would have dropped the thanks.

    Titus: Well to the TMZ in Sydney I hope to see you at Lethal Lottery but for those in the Titus Mile Zone in Los Angeles we're here. Are you excited Rosie? – Titus in Hollywood is in his element. He's happiest here and so is nice to Rosie all through this segment.

    Titus: Vin Diesel? Isn't she funny? – The joke's explained at the end.

    [This is the part of the RP in which Titus attends the Oscars. Nothing of note happened so I won't bore you with unnecessary details. If this was a Triple X RP you'd know how many sequins Jennifer Lawrence had on her dress. If this was a Mark Keaton one we'd be fully focused on the hotdog guns like Armie Hammer. If this was Ace Stevens he'd pretend Mr. Baller won instead of Kobe Bryant.] - Originally I was going to have Titus do something at the Oscars like he normally does. But this is always relevant to what happened. The Kobe thing I had mulled over and the hotdog guns originally had a sandwich gun joke that literally only Yaz would get. Yaz inspired me to do this bit.

    Titus: That chick is my assistant Rosie, she's a huge fan. – I wish I had have expanded this further with how Titus is speaking to Vin Diesel. He's not happy with him and is very protective of his assistant. He can be a dick to her, but no one else can. She's good and Titus cares about her really.

    Shyly she offers a handshake.

    Vin Diesel: Please call me Vin. – This comes from one of my friends who always finds it weird that he's called Vin, is he called that IRL? I know his real name is Mark Sinclair but can it's one of those names you wouldn't just say Vin hence the joke.

    Rosie: Guardians of the Galaxy by far. – This was a 4am **** what movies has he been in thought.



    Rosie: Yeah I hate xXx.
    Vin Diesel: Most people hate Triple X.
    Titus: None more than me. – This was my way of linking the Oscars to the wrestling so it wasn't a random segment added on the end.
     
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  2. Bad News BK

    Bad News BK It's clobberin' time!!!

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    ...I'm really getting a sense that you're not a fan...
     
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  3. Lee

    Lee WZCW's Titus
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    Nah I am, I absolutely loved your RP this round. You're still finding your feet in the fed after a few years away and this usually takes a while to get a direction.

    Remember this is in character and my job as an RPer is to find the chinks in your armour and attack that. What Titus says about Triple X is not what Lee thinks about BK the writer.
     
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  4. Bad News BK

    Bad News BK It's clobberin' time!!!

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    I was joking :) you took X apart very well. More so it felt than the others which I'm trying to work out if that's a compliment or not? :p the Vin Diesel bit made me laugh too because that is genuinely where the name came from (back when Triple X was a Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth CAW) and I do appreciate the level of work you did in terms of the names of X's supporting characters.


    ...and you're right, I'm a huge Arrow fan.


    You're absolutely right about finding my feet though. Some rounds I feel like I've smashed it and others I feel like I haven't got a clue.
     
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  5. Lee

    Lee WZCW's Titus
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    Think from a logical point Titus has lost to Triple X twice. He's rarely interacted with Ace and Keaton he beat just last month. Titus would focus on Triple X most. It's his biggest threat and it's why he tries to get him out the LL as well.
     
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  6. Bad News BK

    Bad News BK It's clobberin' time!!!

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    Logic? Me? No, never!!!

    Oh no, abosultely it makes a lot of sense. And to be fair, those are two wins for X (especially the second one) that I never would have dreamed would happen.

    I have a feeling though that come the actual match your RP will take you to KC as Champion. No disrespect to the other guys or myself but, and I even say this in my RP, you have that extra gear when it comes to big matches like this.

    And it's ****ing annoying!
     
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  7. Jeff Deliverer of Mail

    Jeff Deliverer of Mail Join WZCW because writing is hip

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    Doesn't matter anyway, RMK will beat the heck out of you both.
     
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  8. Spidey

    Spidey Reinstate The Fox
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    Batti's LL RP


    (lack of color in the RP plays off of her saying she's speaking to the audience with "no fluff")

    (sits crossed-legged away from the ring/airs grievances in homage to Punk's pipe bomb)

    (nosebleed section are the cheapest seats, so she's going the average joe route with the promo)



    Batti: "This time for sure" - a quote KB likes using to describe Roman Reign's top star booking attempts.

    Batti: "No. You all have a right to be angry, and fair is fair." - We have a right to be angry is a line from Pat Benatar's "Invincible", a song meant for the movie The Legend of Billie Jean, a blonde teenager's rebellion story where she repeatedly used the line "Fair Is Fair!"

    Batti: "Almost every company meeting she arrives late." - I'm playfully poking fun at Ech usually getting his RP in after the deadline.

    Batti: "Whether I'm working as a maid for a tagteam ****head..." - for new RPers Batti was Ramparte's NPC, he was 1/2 of Cerberus.

    Batti: "I drink sometimes and I have sex like every other adult." - making a nod to all the times I wrote Batti and Ram/Tyrone having at it.

    Batti: "I'll be damned if we don't get that confetti party that we've wanted since we were kids." - this was a small nod to the time Batti had an Elite Champ birthday party segment but it was ruined by Titus if my mind serves me right. She's obviously still sore about that.
     
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  9. Jeff Deliverer of Mail

    Jeff Deliverer of Mail Join WZCW because writing is hip

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    Mark Keaton 'LL RP.....

    Pretty straight forward, for a Mark Keaton RP that is.


    No need to try and explain it all. Lol.

    #noinsidejokes
    #shotsfiredLeeshotsfired
    #whyallthehashtags?
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  10. Infinity

    Infinity Starving (Martial) Artist

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    Vega meets Tyrone Blades, Titus, Kagura & Lynx in my LL RP...

    ...kinda.
     
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  11. Rainbow Yaz

    Rainbow Yaz Sing about me, I'm dying of thirst

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    I wanna do this.

    That is all accurate. This RP was a pain in the ass to write, because I fact checked it. Learned lots of cool **** about Nigeria.

    This was another one of the things I fact checked. English and French are becoming more common place, but a lot of the native African languages and Arabic (if you don't consider that native) still dominate the landscape.

    My original idea with Jabari never included Ode. I was looking for a picture for an interpreter and Lee sent me Shaq in Kazaam as a joke and I said **** it and ran with it. To pass off being able to use Shaq, I came up with the story, revealed later in the RP, that Ode got a basketball scholarship in the US. Also Ode's mother died because death equals wins.

    This is another joke Lee helped with. I was trying to think of a name for the filmmaker, and as a joke Lee pitched Dewey so I could make Ugandan Knuckles jokes. I am an awful person.

    This might be my favorite piece of the dialogue. Dewey wants to dispel the notions of isolated tribes as uncivilized, but the unnamed man mentions that while the tales of great hunters on the African Planes or Allan Quatermain type characters may be exaggerated, all myth is based on some truth. That line of thought has always driven my interest in the paranormal, cryptozoology, UFOs, and all that cool ****. The second bit by the unnamed man mentions the giant man, giving us our first hint of Jabari.

    Now that first paragraph was so clever to me. It was based on the bit I talked about on the podcast and what Lee covered in his RP. How people keep mentioning the legend of Titus Avison. Ergo, Dewey and crew heard the legend of Jabari so much, they linked it to Titus' opponents. Titus fits in because his agent, James, knows Dewey from the Hollywoods.

    The bits where Ode keeps calling Dewey, De-Wey, are just me killing off a joke and running something that was once funny into the ground Live Mas style.

    Nigerian food sounds hella nasty other than funkaso. Literally just pancakes and honey.

    This is basically just me going to a bit of detail on Ode being tall and playing basketball. It also is the first mention of Ode not being very good, which is why he took an interest in film.

    Some meta info here. I decided to be a bit topical and include something with the current FBI investigation into college basketball. I then realized Dave and Lee are from the UK, Ech and Jeff aren't into basketball to my knowledge, and KJ, Dagger, and Milenko have little interest in sportsball. I picked Notre Dame because 1) They are an upper echelon college for academics and athletics 2) Very people know they are an Indiana school and 3) Sly is a big fan and even though there is a 0% chance he ever sees this, it is me needling me about a team he likes and I dislike.

    I wanted to highlight this one sentence for a reason. Dewey ordered his food before Ode showed up. When Ode leaves, there is no reason for me to continue the scene in the dining room, but I mentioned that Dewey ordered food. I can't just have him walk out and leave before it arrives, that is sloppy writing. A simple bit about him taking the food and leaving allows you to transition the scene and not just leave something hanging. I don't believe in strict adherence to Chekhov's Gun, but I do try to tie up all ends when I can.

    One of the reasons I came up with Jabari is because Dambe always fascinated me. The way warriors would just beat the **** out of each other to prepare for actual battle, it just is a concept I can't grasp. The traveling spectacle bit is sort of a nod to the people who turn their tribal and cultural customs into an attraction, sort of selling out their heritage for a quick buck. Ode looks down on this.

    This bit was written for my own amusement. The image of some tribal leader in full ritual gear enjoying piece of chocolate like a child was funny to me.

    This was added for two reasons. 1) I needed to get the death of Ode's dad out of the way to explain why he was orphaned. Since Ode is an NPC, his dad isn't important, so I didn't give a definitive answer as to how it happened. 2) This was just sort of me taking the piss out of the cliche of people dying for dramatic effect in RPs.

    This serves two points. 1) To simply explain in detail what Dambe is so creative doesn't have to look it up themselves. 2) To start to build that Ode is a bit uncomfortable with how his people will be portrayed. It is touched on a little later as well.

    Again, this is mostly to set up Ode's future. I also take a shot at the hicks in my own home state. Dewey's answer basically says, yes your people may be barbaric, but so are "civilized" people.

    This was another one of those jokes just for me.

    I got jokes.

    Ham fisted Lethal Lottery reference inbound.

    On the surface, this is just to set up Jabari coming to WZCW and shows Maxwell, who arranged the call, to only care about money. I actually included it because I wanted to see if creative would punish me for using Banks without permission, and while he is supposed to be on hiatus. I do what I want.

    So yeah, this ended up longer than the actual RP.
     
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  12. Dave

    Dave Administrator
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    I'd try to commentate on my RP but it'd just end up as an exercise in translation honestly.
     
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  13. Dmbfantomas

    Dmbfantomas Bald Billy was Better

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    The only one I need to explain (and I probably don't, but whatever) is "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue". That's a song by Bob Dylan, it is awesome. Vince Gilligan wanted to use it at the end of Breaking Bad, but Bob Dylan wanted like $1,000,000 to use it apparently and the show went with Baby Blue by Badfinger instead. Silly Bob.

    I used it because a 4 year old kid probably shouldn't know it, but for some reason I did when I was that age. My Dad listened to a lot of Dylan, and that was a song that got played A LOT, along with the rest of Bringing it All Back Home. Go listen to it. Now. Right now.
     
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  14. Remix

    Remix Is a thin rope

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    In my latest RP:

    Greenway refers to the Greenway Centre - the GUM clinic at Newham hospital.

    Penicillin in the arse refers to procaine penicillin - an intramuscular injection often given into the buttocks used to treat syphilis.
     
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