• kara2295 Asks: Hi JR, I was wondering why the WWE has become more censored? For me it has become a little bit boring to watch than it was during the Attitude Era. And i was also wondering why is it reaching out to more kids?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      The show's have a PG rating indicating the WWE wants their programming to be more family friendly. Kids that become fans are more likely to remain fans to some degree as they grow older.

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    • StubS Asks: I've always been a fan of Sid Vicious, do you think he would be able to have one more successful run in the WWE at this day in age, or has his ship already sailed?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Hard for me to say as I am not in the "loop" any longer. Not that I am complaining. I rarely hear anyone in the WWE mention Sid's name but that means little. If I had to guess, I would guess that ship has likely sailed but that's just an independent opinion.

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    • The Heartbreak Kid Asks: Hi JR and greetings from the united kingdom. While HBK was recovering from surgery prior to SS last year i asked you if you thought HBK could have 1 more wwe title run. You said you would be shocked if it didnt happen before he hangs em up? What are your thoughts now? I know shawn doesnt need the belt but i think he deserves one more run before he finishes, which hopefully wont be for a while. Also i think it would be great for one of the younger guys to take the title from him in an epic match and really put them on the map. Secondly, Mr Wrestlemania vs The undefeated streak at WM25, any chance in your opinion of this happening? What are your thoughts about an HBK heel turn? He only did it for a month with hogan but it was great and the promo he did in montreal in the build-up was awesome. I think a HBK heel stable with guys like cody, ted jnr and lance cade could be awesome, especially for the 3 younger guys, your thoughts on this? Finally, in your heart how long do you think Shawn has got left in him? I would hope another couple of years at least but i am going to try to get over for WM25 as the only time i have seen him live was in the london WM rematch with Cena, woah. Thanks Jr and i look forward to your response. Mark, 30, United Kingdom.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      If HBK were healthy enough to wrestle more dates then a title run would be seeningly inevitable. I don't know the long term prognosis of Shawn's physical health. Yes, a HBK vs. Undertaker WM25 match would be special.

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    • exploder98 Asks: I've read complimentary things you've had to say about Bryan Danielson in the past, and I was wondering: Do you think that he's currently a big enough star to receive a high profile introduction like Tazz did in 2000? Although he's smaller than most I think that he's one of the best in the world right now, and would acclimate himself very well to the WWE style of wrestling even though it's vastly different from his current style in ROH and Japan.
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Bryan is a helluva hand w/o question. I do not know the WWE's level of interest in him and any introduction, if it were to happen, would be indicative of their immediate plans for Bryan. Comparing Bryan to the Tazz that debuted in the Garden isn't comparing apples to apples. Tazz had a bigger following because of ECW TV at that time.

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    • dizzy dice brumley Asks: Mornin JR....... Just wondering... what do you think of the chances we will see Lesnar vs Lashley in the MMA world? What would be your call on that one?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Could happen in time. It all depends on Lashley's progress. Until I see Bobby fight it's impossible to say who would win but Lesnar is a beast as we speak.

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    • dizzy dice brumley Asks: hello J.R, quick question. Are there any plans to redesign HHH's world title? Seeing as the "bling" is on its way out of society(plus its Cenas belt) and being uglier than sin, I would like to see the revamped "winged eagle" that Stone Cold and the Rock wore back in 99' make a return.That was a nice lookin belt. Any chance?........
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Always a chance I assume but I have not heard the matter discussed. I personally like a more traditional look but I am an old fart.

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    • TheAcceptableWarrior Asks: Hey JR, I was wondering what was your opinion on the commentary of Ed Whalen?, A lot of former Stampede wrestlers had huge heat with him because it appeared that he made the show about himself as opposed to calling the action in the ring. What do you believe is the role of the announcer? and does Mr Whalen's style even have a place in Pro Wrestling?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I never heard enough of his work to provide an educated opinion. He was a well known personality and I have heard some entertaining stories about Ed. The announcer's role is to enhance what the viewers are seeing and to not forget that it's a TV show and not radio. Announcer's should always put the viewers and the wrestlers first. I still make plenty of mistakes after all these years but I still work hard to improve. One of these days I'll get it right.

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    • AJC_87 Asks: What do you think of a WWE vs TNA feud if timed right in a war games match? What do you think?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      I think we are wasting our time talking about because it will never happen under existing ownerships.

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    • AJC_87 Asks: I heard that WWE's PPV Armageddon and TNA's PPV Turning Point are both going to be on the same date in December. When is that date going to be?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Doesn't sound feasible for the ppv providers. I don't know the December date but I think that Buffalo is the locale.

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    • BSwayn Asks: I like the new site design, but why the change?
      J.R.'s Answer:

      Always working to improve everything we do. If you like our site and visit often the chances of you becoming a customer improve.

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