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jelle1809
07-10-2012, 07:01 PM
The past few weeks when I came across this forum in almost every thread I read, I saw people moan about how the WWE lack gimmicks for their wrestlers. Come to think of it, I thought so too. Then I started out some googling and you might turn out to be suprised, all you moaners and complainers :D

After about 2-3 hours I found out that are actually more gimmicks then we all realise.
Take a look at all of these:

AJ - Mentally Unstable Chick
Aksana - Eastern-European Whore
Alberto Del Rio - A destiny moaning rich aristocrat
Bella Twins - were a tormented duo of a good twin and an evil Twin
Beth Phoenix - Over Achiever in the Diva Division
Big Show - Giant
Brodus Clay - Funk Loving Dino
Chris Jericho - Y2J
CM Punk - Anti-Hero, rebel
Cody Rhodes - Cocky young guy, with a family name to back up all his claims
Damien Sandow - A Self-proclaimed Savior of the Masses, soon to be Ãœberheel
Daniel Bryan - YES! man
David Otunga - Lawyer, Legal Advisor
Dolph Ziggler - Show-off
Eve - Whore, Company Lady
Hornswoggle - Being a midget
Jack Swagger - High school wrestler who made it to the big leagues
Jimmy&Jey Uso - Samoan Team
John Cena - Superman
JTG - Gangsta from the hood
Kane - Demon
Kelly Kelly - Barbie Doll
Kharma - Well duh
Layla - "in my eyes a cockteaser"
Mason Ryan - Batista v2
Mark Henry - Claiming to be the Strongest Man of The World
Michael Cole - Heel loving annoucer
Mr Mcmahon - Allmighty God / Boss
PTP - Millions of Dollars
R-Truth - Mental fool
Randy Orton - Viper
Rey Mysterio - Underdog
Ryback - Dominator, most on the internet 'Goldberg v2'
Santino Marella - Italian Clown
Sheamus - Irish Fighterman
Sin Cara - Mysterio v2
Ted Dibiase - Son of a milionaire
Tensai - Japanese Disaster Guy
The Miz - Reality Star tryin to be a wrestler
The Great Khali - Indian Giant
The Undertaker - Deadman/Last Outlaw
Wade Barrett - Bare-Knuckle Brit who thinks about the money
Yoshi Tatsu - Modern Day Asian Wrestler
Zack Ryder - Broski Fool

K2Jelly
07-10-2012, 07:33 PM
See, the problem with your list is this; you're not really listing gimmicks for most of these superstars/divas. You're listing qualities, nicknames and catchphrases to them. That's not really a gimmick.

akbar
07-10-2012, 07:43 PM
'Daniel Bryan - Yes man'

Lol like Jim Carrey?

MachoManFan
07-10-2012, 07:53 PM
AJ - Mentally Unstable Chick

Alberto Del Rio - A destiny moaning rich aristocrat

Brodus Clay - Funk Loving Dino

Damien Sandow - A Self-proclaimed Savior of the Masses, soon to be Ãœberheel

David Otunga - Lawyer, Legal Advisor
Dolph Ziggler - Show-off
Eve - Company Lady

John Cena - Superman

Kane - Demon

Mark Henry - Claiming to be the Strongest Man of The World
Michael Cole - Heel loving annoucer

Randy Orton - Viper
Rey Mysterio - Underdog
Ryback - Dominator
Santino Marella - Italian Clown

Sin Cara - Mysterio v2

Tensai -

The Undertaker - Deadman/Last Outlaw

Zack Ryder - Broski

I removed anyone who's gimmick is "being themself or an exagerated version there of" (and deleted the offensive parts). We're left with 18 from and original list of 44. So less than half the roster, which wasn't even a complete list, have a discernible gimmick. That's plenty of reason to moan if you ask me.

YOUcanCALLmeCRACK
07-10-2012, 08:03 PM
AJ - Crazy
Aksana - Hot Chick
Alberto Del Rio - Rich Mexican
Bella Twins - Hot Chicks
Beth Phoenix - Hot Chick
Big Show - Big Guy
Brodus Clay - Fat Disco Inferno
Chris Jericho - Guy
CM Punk - Guy
Cody Rhodes - Guy
Damien Sandow - Guy in a robe
Daniel Bryan - Goat
David Otunga - Jennifer Hudson's husband
Dolph Ziggler - Guy
Eve - Hot Chick
Hornswoggle - Small Guy
Jack Swagger - Guy
Jimmy&Jey Uso - Samoan Guys
John Cena - Super Guy
JTG - Stereotypical Black Guy
Kane - Tourment Soul, Monster
Kelly Kelly - Hot Chick
Kharma - Chick (amazing)
Layla - Hot Chick
Mason Ryan - Guy
Mark Henry - Guy
Michael Cole - Asshole
Mr Mcmahon - Old Man who is losing touch
PTP - Guys
R-Truth - Crazy
Randy Orton - Guy
Rey Mysterio - Mexican
Ryback - Strong Guy
Santino Marella - Italian Guy
Sheamus - Irish Guy
Sin Cara - Mexican
Ted Dibiase - Guy
Tensai - "Japanese"
The Miz - Guy
The Great Khali - "Indian"
The Undertaker - Deadman/Last Outlaw
Wade Barrett - UK
Yoshi Tatsu - Asian
Zack Ryder - Jersey Shore

The Brown One
07-10-2012, 08:14 PM
There are a wide variety of gimmicks in WWE today. But I think most of us would agree that they aren't as creative or successful as some of the gimmicks of the past. Like take The Rock or Stone Cold for example - their gimmicks were simple, but they managed to turn them into legends by their great promos. Nowadays, even great gimmicks suffer, because they're restricted by PG, or other reasons.

Slivon
07-10-2012, 08:30 PM
The past few weeks when I came across this forum in almost every thread I read, I saw people moan about how the WWE lack gimmicks for their wrestlers. Come to think of it, I thought so too. Then I started out some googling and you might turn out to be suprised, all you moaners and complainers :D

After about 2-3 hours I found out that are actually more gimmicks then we all realise.
Take a look at all of these:

AJ - Mentally Unstable Chick
Aksana - Eastern-European Whore
Alberto Del Rio - A destiny moaning rich aristocrat
Bella Twins - were a tormented duo of a good twin and an evil Twin
Beth Phoenix - Over Achiever in the Diva Division
Big Show - Giant
Brodus Clay - Funk Loving Dino
Chris Jericho - Y2J
CM Punk - Anti-Hero, rebel
Cody Rhodes - Cocky young guy, with a family name to back up all his claims
Damien Sandow - A Self-proclaimed Savior of the Masses, soon to be Ãœberheel
Daniel Bryan - YES! man
David Otunga - Lawyer, Legal Advisor
Dolph Ziggler - Show-off
Eve - Whore, Company Lady
Hornswoggle - Being a midget
Jack Swagger - High school wrestler who made it to the big leagues
Jimmy&Jey Uso - Samoan Team
John Cena - Superman
JTG - Gangsta from the hood
Kane - Demon
Kelly Kelly - Barbie Doll
Kharma - Well duh
Layla - "in my eyes a cockteaser"
Mason Ryan - Batista v2
Mark Henry - Claiming to be the Strongest Man of The World
Michael Cole - Heel loving annoucer
Mr Mcmahon - Allmighty God / Boss
PTP - Millions of Dollars
R-Truth - Mental fool
Randy Orton - Viper
Rey Mysterio - Underdog
Ryback - Dominator, most on the internet 'Goldberg v2'
Santino Marella - Italian Clown
Sheamus - Irish Fighterman
Sin Cara - Mysterio v2
Ted Dibiase - Son of a milionaire
Tensai - Japanese Disaster Guy
The Miz - Reality Star tryin to be a wrestler
The Great Khali - Indian Giant
The Undertaker - Deadman/Last Outlaw
Wade Barrett - Bare-Knuckle Brit who thinks about the money
Yoshi Tatsu - Modern Day Asian Wrestler
Zack Ryder - Broski Fool
Your signature has found my one weakness, BLONDS!! Also I would **** slap dat ass!!!

MachoManFan
07-10-2012, 08:31 PM
Daniel Bryan - Goat

Made me laugh for several minutes. :D

K2Jelly
07-10-2012, 08:43 PM
Made me laugh for several minutes. :D

What's so funny about being the Greatest Of All Time?

wheelchair1986
07-10-2012, 09:27 PM
Totally agree here. In pro wrestling I always said gimicks need a K.I.S.S. Keep it simple stupid!!! W/ all the drama they convey on the mic vs. in the ring it is no wonder guys like evan bourne, tyson kidd, kane, the entire tag division, jack swagger, ziggler, ryback, yoshitatsu, khali as well as other's suffer w/ no real camera time, because guys like cena, show, ryder, and other dumb gimmics like aj just take up more camera time on backstage and mic crap for these guys then spreading the wealth to every one like back during the attitude era and even the late 80's ww"f" e

Playboy Stevie V
07-10-2012, 09:42 PM
Jerry Lawler-deviant pedophile

Cabers
07-11-2012, 03:00 PM
Made me laugh for several minutes. :D

Got me as well lol


What's so funny about being the Greatest Of All Time?

I applaud this answer.


Were you thinking up that all night?


ANS: Nah got to bed around 2:30 :D

Kenny Kaos
07-12-2012, 12:01 PM
Theres this one guy, been a face for ever. His gimmick seems to be getting the crap kicked out of him, hitting 5 moves of doom outta nowhere and winning against all odds. I think his name is Clarke Kent or something...kids loves, bores the shit outta me though