Tag Tourney FAQs

Discussion in '3rd Tag Team Tournament (2009)' started by Uncle Sam, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam Rear Naked Bloke

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    For the more easily confused among us.

    What the fuck?
    Please be more specific.

    This question is an excuse for you to go over ground rules.
    Regular non-spam rules apply. No spamming and no flaming are the most important ones. Look it up if you're confused. You'll find the rules dotted about the site - here and there, hither and fither, to and fro, back and forth.

    Right. Sorry. So a tournament, huh?
    Yep. There are rounds, regions, finals - all the good things you'd expect to find in a tournament.

    Uh-huh. Four of them to be exact. ECW, WWE, TNA and Mexico.

    In ECW, every match is Extreme Rules unless otherwise specified.

    In WWE, well, every match is your standard WWE rules. You watch WWE, right?

    In TNA, matches take place in a six-sided ring.

    In Mexico, um, the ring is slightly smaller and the wrestlers don't have health insurance? Yeah, that works. Mexico's a new region, y'see. Fuck WCW.

    Didn't Shocky do towns as well?
    Gone for two reasons. One, I'm a bit lazier than Shocky. Two, Kurt Angle having an advantage because the match is in Pittsburgh lead to some dodgy arguments.

    How many teams?
    64 in total. That's 44 regular teams from throughout history - who were picked by the staff and five separate battle royals - and 20 Deuce's Wild teams.

    Deuce's... Wild?
    They're teams with randomly paired wrestlers. There was a lot of arguments about whether to do all regular tag teams or all Deuce's Wild but instead I decided on an awkward compromise. Nobody wins!

    Can I have a list of the teams then?
    Sure thing:

    TNA - 1. The Hart Foundation - Bret Hart & Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart - Reigning Champions
    WWE - 2. Edge & Christian - First Tournament Winners
    Mexico - 3. The British Bulldogs - Davey Boy Smith & Dynamite Kid - Two-Time Runners-Up
    ECW -4. The Steiner Brothers - Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner
    TNA - 5. Demolition - Ax & Smash - Shocky's Favourites
    WWE - 6. The Road Warriors - Hawk & Animal
    Mexico - 7. The Dudley Boys - Bubba Ray Dudley & D-Von Dudley
    ECW - 8. Harlem Heat - Booker T & Stevie Ray
    TNA - 9. The Outsiders - Kevin Nash & Scott Hall
    WWE- 10. Money Inc. - Ted DiBiase & Irwin R. Schyster
    Mexico - 11. Latin American Xchange - Homicide & Hernandez

    Admin Picks:
    ECW - 12. The Hollywood Blonds - Steve Austin & Brian Pillman
    TNA - 13. Hiroyoshi Tenzan & Masahiro Chono
    WWE - 14. The Mega Powers - Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage
    Mexico - 15. Lex Luger & Sting
    ECW - 16. Dave Taylor & William Regal
    TNA - 17. Paul London & Brian Kendrick

    Moderator Picks:
    WWE - 18. Beer Money Inc. - James Storm & Robert Roode
    Mexico - 19. The Rockers - Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty
    ECW - 20. Chris Benoit & Kurt Angle
    TNA - 21. The Hardy Boyz - Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy
    WWE - 22. The Headshrinkers - Samu & Fatu
    Mexico - 23. Chris Jericho & The Big Show
    ECW - 24. Rob Van Dam & Sabu
    TNA - 25. The Briscoe Brothers - Jay Briscoe & Mark Briscoe
    WWE - 26. The Brain Busters - Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard
    Mexico - 27. Raven & Stevie Richards
    ECW - 28. Team Priceless/Legacy - Cody Rhodes & Ted DiBiase Jr.
    TNA - 29. Extreme Horsemen - Steve Corino & CW Anderson
    WWE - 30. New Age Outlaws - Road Dogg & Billy Gunn
    Mexico - 31. The Impact Players - Justin Credible & Lance Storm
    ECW - 32.The Miz & John Morrison

    Battle Royal Winners:
    TNA - 33. The Rock 'n' Sock Connection - Mick Foley & The Rock
    WWE - 34. Cena and Batista
    Mexico - 35. The Fabulous Freedbirds - Michael Hayes & Terry Gordy & Buddy Roberts
    ECW - 36. AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels
    TNA - 37. Motor City Machine Guns - Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin
    WWE - 38. Billy Kidman & Rey Mysterio
    Mexico - 39. Brothers of Destruction - Undertaker & Kane
    ECW - 40. Owen Hart & Yokozuna
    TNA - 41. Acolytes (Protection Agency) - Bradshaw & Farooq
    WWE - 42. The Holy Demon Army - Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue
    Mexico - 43. The Midnight Express - Bobby Eaton & Dennis Condrey
    ECW - 44. The Rock 'n' Roll Express - Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson

    Deuce's Wild Teams

    Team 1-Eddie Guerrero/Tito Santana
    Team 2-Shelton Benjamin/Gangrel
    Team 3-Al Snow/Sean Waltman
    Team 4-Chavo Guerrero/Triple H
    Team 5-Chris Harris/Brock Lesnar

    Team 1-Bam Bam Bigelow/Big Bossman
    Team 2-Jesus Aguleira/Ric Flair
    Team 3-Test/Jake Roberts
    Team 4-CM Punk/Spike Dudley
    Team 5-Jack Swagger/Vader

    Team 1-Tyson Tomko/Rhyno
    Team 2-Chris Candido/Earthquake
    Team 3-A-Train/Awesome Kong
    Team 4-Joey Mercury/Stan Hansen
    Team 5-Randy Orton/Brian Lee

    Team 1-Mr. Kennedy/JTG
    Team 2-Carlito
    Team 3-Jeff Jarrett/Goldust
    Team 4-Chyna/Godfather
    Team 5-Bart Gunn/Great Khali​

    Uh-huh. How do I decide who to vote for?
    Vote based on whatever criteria you like. Personally, I like the "shoot kayfabe" criteria on who would have won during their primes, based on their skill in kayfabe. Others just like the basic idea of picking whoever's better, and so on and so forth. Try to keep arguments relatively rational though.

    Any gimmick matches?
    In round three, when we're down to sixteen teams. I'll try to keep things interesting.

    What's your favourite colour?
    They call it "pebbles". It's somewhere between beige and brown, heaven and hell, living and dead, pleasure and pain.

    Couldn't be bothered to put up any brackets, huh?
    I'll put up some rudimentary brackets as soon as I have the time. I'm a busy man.
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