>>>>>> On Sun, 23 May 1999, "Tim" == Tim Byars wrote:
> Tim> The only good thing for me to come of this is next time someone
> Tim> tells me how fake wrestling is, I can tell them to tell that to
> Tim> Owen's Wife.
> Um, I'm sorry, but having some equipment screw up and drop a guy 50 feet
> onto his head does *not* make wrestling any less fake. Sure, you have
> to be athletic to withstand the kind of falling around that goes on in
> the ring... I'm not saying that wrestlers aren't capable athletes.
> However, to say that the sport where people routinely stand absolutely
> still while the other guy gets a particular hold going, is real, is a
John, next time you're in L.A. please contact me. Although I am
outweighed by Pro Wrestlers by 30-50 lbs (I'm talking The Rock, HHH,
Mankind...) I will do the following to you in order.
2) Chair Shot
Afterwards, you can report to the good people of FoRK how fake it felt.
This will be done in a real pro wrestling ring complete with springs
Let me know,
"If at first you don't succeed, come back and we'll beat you again." - Degeneration X