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Is it still cool to be a wrestling fan?

posted May 03, 2011 20:52:48 by MichaelSangregorio
Will it ever be again?
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11 replies
FD Swayze said May 04, 2011 01:42:31
Was it ever to begin with?
theTruman said May 04, 2011 07:17:37

and No.
Jonathan said May 04, 2011 08:01:19
It depends.

If the wrestling is taking place in front of tens of thousands of fans = NOT COOL

If the wrestling is taking place in a crumbling school gym in front of 12 people = VERY COOL
FD Swayze said May 05, 2011 03:37:31
Jonathan, I think it's more like...

Pro Wrestling=NOT COOL

GAP commercial models singing gay pop songs=VERY COOL
Torgo said May 06, 2011 01:57:41
Yeah, its not cool.

It seriously is something I don't talk with my family about because they don't get it.
Jonathan said May 06, 2011 15:53:18
Well, they were very understanding when you told them you were gay. I suppose this might be a step too far.
Torgo said May 06, 2011 16:54:35
Did your parents disown you when you told them that The Chaperone was your favorite movie of all time?
FD Swayze said May 06, 2011 21:43:22
It was probably when they found out he listens to Glenn Beck.
Jack Newbury said May 08, 2011 12:31:43
haha, that chaperone comeback is awesome.

I think I once tried to explain why I liked ROH to my dad. Without WWE, I think stuff like Ring of Honor and other indy wrestling would just be niche hobbies. But, with WWE out there, it kind of sucks always having to start a convo about it with "no, it's NOTHING like WWE." And you end up defending it when compared to WWE more than just saying why you like it.
JoshLindberg said May 08, 2011 14:36:05
Wrestling hasn't been cool for 11 years. With the way WWE and TNA are going, wrestling is pretty much going to be a niche hobby before too long.
Jonathan said May 09, 2011 07:44:50
I imagine you are more a fan of 'That's what I Am'

It must speak to you considering what you went through at school
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