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Msmith 06-26-2013 08:07 AM

The golden age of wrestling
 
Reading this article about George "the Animal" Steele brought back all those fond memories, Ricky Steamboat, Jesse Ventura, Dick the Bruiser, the Iron Sheik...etc.

"Wrestling is a make believe business, and the stars are never truly in control of their own success." ~ Jim Myers, a.k.a. George "the Animal" Steele

I didn't know until now, George Steele's day job is a high school teacher.

Dayze 06-26-2013 08:09 AM

uh, not to be nitpicky, but I believe it's pronounced "Wras'lin'"

Msmith 06-26-2013 08:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dayze (Post 9776336)
uh, not to be nitpicky, but I believe it's pronounced "Wras'lin'"

You Southern'er...

KC-TBB 06-26-2013 08:24 AM

what about the viking and Texas Bob Gigal?

Dayze 06-26-2013 08:26 AM

Tito Santana
Brutus the Barber Beefcake
Million Dollar Man
Jake The Snake Roberts

loochy 06-26-2013 08:26 AM

what are we supposed to be talking about here? are we just supposed to list favorite wrestlers?

loochy 06-26-2013 08:27 AM

JON CENA R TEH BETTER THAN ALL BECUZ HE HAS HUSTLE RESPECT LOYALTY

Dayze 06-26-2013 08:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by loochy (Post 9776376)
what are we supposed to be talking about here? are we just supposed to list favorite wrestlers?

Yes.

wait...no. Shit, I have no idea. Just list out some names.

like the tag team duo of The Corsican Brothers.

loochy 06-26-2013 08:30 AM

uhm Paul Roma

KC Tattoo 06-26-2013 08:31 AM

Animal and Hawk the Legion of DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM

Dayze 06-26-2013 08:31 AM

The Heart Foundation
CoCo B Ware

Chief Roundup 06-26-2013 08:32 AM

Cool piece of trivial info.

tooge 06-26-2013 08:35 AM

watching George "the Animal" Steel eating the turnbuckle is a vision burned into memory

KC Tattoo 06-26-2013 08:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by loochy (Post 9776378)
JON CENA R TEH BETTER THAN ALL BECUZ HE HAS HUSTLE RESPECT LOYALTY


I CAN C YOU JON CENA I CAN SEE YOU WAVE YOUR HAND IN FRONT OF YOUR FACE NOT FOOLING ANY ONE.

notorious 06-26-2013 08:36 AM

Golden Age was in the mid-late 80's.


The late 90's had a great run, too.


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