Where Have The Real Tag Team’s Gone?
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The Death of The Shield, Dawn Of A “New” Idea
After breaking up the Shield, that left fans with very little reason to even pretend to care about the tag team division. In fact, The Wyatts vs The Shield was the ONLY kind of tag team wrestling people enjoyed. But Why? Well besides a good storyline, something WWE is very uncomfortable with developing these days, they also worked VERY well together. Like teams USED to do once upon a time.
Vinnie Mac’s Money Machine: Tag Team Edition
Thus the wrestling defecation known as The New Day began assaulting our airwaves. To be honest, as soon as I hear one of their voices boom over the arena, I change the channel. I don’t care what they’re wearing, who they’re wrestling or what they’re doing. But during WrestleMania 32 I more or less had no choice, so I proceeded to let them inflict their act on my senses.
Thankfully I had beer at the ready. From the first image of a box of “Booty-O’s” to the trombone to the chants of “New Day Rocks” (“Yes” movement, anyone?), all I could think of was damn how the bar for acceptable tag teams has plummeted. The worst part? The crowd was ALL OVER IT!
This tag team appeals to the lowest possible I.Q. of the population. Give the idiots something to chant and they’ll love you. That’s PG Era Wrestling 101 right there and it seems to work. Personally I find their entire act offensive on multiple levels but that’s a topic for another day.
Here’s hoping NXT is developing some good tag teams and Vince actually allows them to stay together long enough to create a legacy. Because this PG Era practice of sell the most merchandise, tickets and WWE Network subscriptions without actually offending anyone is slowly making WWE antiquated and outmoded and thus expendable to fans with a functioning brain.
- Until next time, I’m Irreparably Jaded, and you’re definitely not. Idiots.