Top 5 WORST Major Shows Of 2017 Submitted by Justin Watry on 01/10/2018 at 10:03 PM
Apparently, research shows that if you plug a bunch of stuff at the start of a column people will read it more than if it is placed at the end. Is that true? Not sure. We will find out in 2018 I guess. Here are links to click on or junk to check out...
The Resonant Complex - Fairplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iK9QZE9pqIs
NRW Match from June (featuring yours truly): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2FkvheQzxg
ApexCast (WWE discussion and much more): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgdG5ZTu2vk
Moses & The Hermit - Vibin': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeJdddErZzg
There you go. Even if it is just a click and five seconds of your time, every little bit is appreciated. Never know? Might be the greatest five seconds of your life...only one way to find out!
With the close of another year, I can honestly say that this was a great year. As many know, I crossed off a bucket list item of attending my first (and last?) ever WrestleMania in Orlando. First plane ride too for that trip. I made my anticipated return to NRW in June, which required a lot of work and dedication that only a few of you understand (video posted above). I lived up to my word of working out more and eating healthier. I moved to a new place. I was a groomsman for my buddy who married my younger sister in an epic week's worth of festivities leading up to their wedding. I got a new (and higher paying) job. I completed my first full length novel. Also, I met a whole bunch of new cool people. Big thumbs up there! In terms of columns, I admit I swayed at times from writing a lot. However, I still delivered AT LEAST one article per week and most weeks, much more than that - including one of my favorites columns ever entitled My Journey To Orlando! Feel free to Google that. Very good 2017 from yours truly.
Truth be told, I don't really do the 'new year's resolutions' thing. I have things I want to do and set out to do, which is kinda the same idea but is still different. In my mind at least, it's different. I knew I was going to Mania in April 2017. I knew I was going to wrestle once again come summer time. I knew I was moving. I knew I was going to write my debut novel. I knew about my sister's wedding. I knew I had to eat better. I don't consider these new year's resolutions really. They are just goals or ideas to accomplish. Regardless of what you call them, I did them all and can proudly say that at the end of the year. Not to beat a dead horse from a column a few weeks ago, but I strongly urge everybody to follow the Nike slogan: Just Do It!
Whatever that may be. Eat better, Go to Mania. Get into shape. Text that longtime friend you lost contact with. Call the girl you have a crush on. Ask for a pay raise at work. Seriously, take a deep breath and go get it.
Best/Worst Of Columns
Predictably, my next dozen or so columns will be year in review garbage. Best Of This. Worst Of That. The usual. If you want my typical ramblings about wrestling and other stuff, you can find me on Twitter. If not, let's get to the 2017 lists!
Top 5 Worst Major Shows Of 2017
5. Anything Impact Wrestling did in 2017 4. UK Championship Special LIVE 3. Elimination Chamber 2017 2. Battleground 2017
1. Clash Of Champions 2017 - Not a good year for the blue brand. I am only including the UK Special because I 100% forgot it even existed but remember watching it live. That is how bad it must have been. Or just forgettable with zero memorable moments. Pretty sure Jim Ross called it. Maybe that is why? Regardless, Clash Of Champions is the leader here. I will actually say that 2017 was a very good for WWE with their pay-per-view events. Most delivered and most had compelling stuff in the build up. There was truly no 'off season' throughout the past 12 months. Just always felt that Smackdown LIVE was one step behind, especially with Jinder Mahal in the main event from May-December. He is lucky I am choosing to go easy on him and not just having all of his PPVs listed in order. I am feeling extra jolly during the holidays I guess.
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