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 Encyclopedia: Booking (professional wrestling)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In professional wrestling, an angle is a fictional storyline (the wrestler Kurt Angles name is a coincidence).
A booker as the term is used in professional wrestling is one who puts the matches together, but also determines basics about their content, such as relative overall length, who the eventual victor will be, and many of the moves which will be made during the match, in other words...
Categories: Professional wrestling slang A booker as the term is used in professional wrestling is one who puts the matches together, but also determines basics about their content, such as relative overall length, who the eventual victor will be, and many of the moves which will be made during the match, in other words...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Booking-(professional-wrestling)   (443 words)

  
 Professional wrestling slang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Professional wrestling has accrued a considerable amount of slang, in-references and jargon.
Kayfabe, the illusion that professional wrestling is not staged (i.e.
Over-book, to book a finish to a match that involves interference from a large number of wrestlers who are not involved in the actual match.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Professional_wrestling_slang   (6181 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: House show (professional wrestling)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In professional wrestling, a work is slang for a staged event – that is, one that enforces kayfabe.
A professional wrestling feud is a staged disagreement between two wrestlers or factions of wrestlers over a purported slight or insult.
In professional wrestling, a heel is a character who is portrayed as behaving in an immoral manner; sometimes they are humourously referred to as evil.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/House-show-%28professional-wrestling%29   (1218 words)

  
 Booking (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Booking in the sense used in professional wrestling is the process of laying out in advance the general storyline of the match, to include what the eventual outcome will be.
Booking may be very detailed and include a more-or-less precise length for the match and what moves, techniques, and holds will be employed by which wrestler or wrestlers and at what point in the match each will happen.
The power of a group or individual to set matches and storyline is said to have booking power.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Booking_%28professional_wrestling%29   (138 words)

  
 Wrestling Terms
A 'machine' that wrestling promotions use on some of their taped wrestling programs to make it seem as if the crowd is really into what is going on.
In the old days there was an unwritten rule that, in order to prevent wrestling from being exposed as a work, wrestlers were never to break kayfabe when they were in the presence of wrestling fans.
Wrestling is fake, but when something from real life creeps into the show, it is called a shoot.
www.kehoe73.freeserve.co.uk /infoterms.htm   (3165 words)

  
 e-Wrestling Home Page
Well, for the purposes of this page at least, e-Wrestling is professional wrestling simulated by any one of a number of different systems, usually run by email.
Booked feds are those in which winners are chosen directly.
Likewise, a case could be made that a "booking comittee" that actually votes on a winner is no longer purely booked.
ewrestling.avigne.org   (745 words)

  
 WRESTLING -- JACK PFEFER COLLECTION
During the 1920s professional wrestling showed a steady increase in popularity; by the early Depression years it was one of the most lucrative forms of sporting entertainment in the country, receiving broad coverage in the nation's dailies (where it was still treated, by and large, as a legitimate competitive sport).
By the late '30s, professional wrestling was performance rather than sport; in its theatricality it resembled, in kind if not always in degree, the televised rituals of today.
He also never withdrew from his public stance that professional wrestling was pure show, and for a class of patrons who, whatever their gullibility, now went to matches primarily to be entertained, he sought new ways to entertain them.
www.nd.edu /~joycecol/Wrestling/pfefer.html   (1617 words)

  
 House show (professional wrestling) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A house show is a professional wrestling show run by a major promotion (such as the WWE), that is not televised.
Promotions also use house shows to promote upcoming televised events, especially PPVs; typically, wrestlers who are scheduled to work a match at the promotion's next PPV will work matches against one another at house shows.
Today, most major promotions try to develop their storylines only during televised shows, and will almost never book a major development (such as a storyline or a title change) for a house show.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/House_show_(professional_wrestling)   (428 words)

  
 Booking (professional wrestling) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Booking (professional wrestling) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Booking in the sense used in (Wrestling for money) professional wrestling is the process of laying out in advance the general storyline of the match, to include what the eventual outcome will be.
The power of a group or individual to set matches and (The space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians) angle is said to have booking power.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/booking_(professional_wrestling).htm   (158 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Ring Chronicle Hall of Fame Inductee - Pat O'Connor
Pat O`Connor was one of the absolute best wrestlers on the planet (as well as one of the most famous and popular) during the 1940's, 1950's, and through the 1960's.
Throughout his career, the athletic New Zealander was a loved hero known worldwide for his skill and sportsmanship, not to mention being renowned as a multi-time World Champion and regional titleholder.
The man gave everything he had to pro wrestling, even after the spotlight was no longer on him personally.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/halloffame/oconnorbio.html   (657 words)

  
 411mania.com » Wrestling » In Defense Of…10.19.05: SPECIAL: The Sport Of Professional Wrestling
If wrestling really existed on a cycle, it could be timed and measured, and there would be no problem.
Each of the boom periods in wrestling is accompanied with a bit of pop culture that made it popular.
Wrestling is generally an escapist form of entertainment, and promoters would fear that this would cause too much thinking.
www.411mania.com /wrestling/columns/article.php?columns_id=4051   (3815 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Pro-Wrestling
The main difference between professional and amateur wrestling is that pro-wrestling is not a sport.
Professional wrestling is a popular form of entertainment worldwide.
Wrestling jargon stems from the language of the carnivals where it first grew up.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A1909   (2222 words)

  
 Illustrated History of Pro Wrestling in Northern California
Wrestling had not been promoted much, and in 1960 the crowds were small and wrestling matches were held in small meeting halls.
Wrestling matches were held on Friday nights in Modesto in the Uptown Arena, a building I remember as being like a large barn.
The board in back of her shows who was wrestling on that TV show and the star on Ray Stevens' name shows that he won his match.
homepage.mac.com /viktor2/btw   (6404 words)

  
 Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Spotlight on Fritz Von Erich
Wrestling within the NWA promotions, Fritz held the NWA U.S. Heavyweight title three times, the NWA Texas Heavyweight title three times, the NWA American Heavyweight title 13 times and the NWA World Heavyweight title two times.
Although he wrestled for a number of years with a prosthetic foot (and enjoyed great success) he could not rid himself of his dependency upon painkillers.
In addition to booking sold out arenas consistently, he also syndicated the WCCW television show in more than 60 US markets and in Latin America, Japan and the Middle East.
www.wrestlingmuseum.com /pages/bios/fritzvonerich2.html   (749 words)

  
 wrestling - DownSeek.com
From the lowly beginnings of wrestling school to the bright lights of the bigtime, life in the Wrestling MPire is a physically and emotionally exhausting experience.
The wrestling industry is in a slump, and only the most talented of bookers can restore its former glory.
Only then can a wrestling show once again reign as the undisputed champion of entertainment - bringing a sense of honour to the sport that will never retire...
www.downseek.com /search/?for=wrestling   (581 words)

  
 Interview Stories
They were interested in doing a story on chapter 12 in my book which was the sickness, and I admitted that yes that was 12 years ago, and all the drugs they named I wasn't taking, but on the other hand I was in court.
After wrestling with all this for a while I decided to go in carpentry, and while I was doing construction I still went up and wrestled at Pittsburgh.
He calls professional wrestler entertainment, and I think that is false because it is professional wrestling, and they are real athletes.
www.fortunecity.com /greenfield/shell/125/new/id4.htm   (22350 words)

  
 The Death Valley Driver Video Review - Issue #143   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
And I went to see wrestling in Farmville, Virginia, and it was a larger live crowd than I’d seen at any of the super-hyped indy shows of the last year, including King of the Death Match, Ted Petty Invitational, and Freedom Fight.
Landel with the Headhunters is perfect for Alabama wrestling, because Landel’s cocky, rich man ways are just as alien as fuckin’ tribal maniacs from parts unknown if you were to have to point it out on a map to the average Hank Jr.
This is a completely different time in wrestling, as a good couple of minutes is spent on the ref accusing an emphatically disagreeing Stubbs of using a closed fist on the young Armstrong.
www.deathvalleydriver.com /dvdvr/dvdvr143.html   (19429 words)

  
 Former Horsemen, Ole Anderson Writes New Book - TWNPNews.com Headline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Combining facts and opinion, Ole's biography is a straightforward look at the many phases of his career in the wild, if somewhat seedy, world of professional wrestling.
Anderson was involved in the booking of WCW several times and was also the majority stockholder of Georgia Championship Wrestling in the 1980s when Vince McMahon bought the company (and it's TBS timeslot) out from under him.
Ole is not the first member of the Four Horseman to release a book about his time in professional wrestling.
www.twnpnews.com /messages2/10000/10098.shtml   (442 words)

  
 SLAM! Wrestling - Jeff Marek chat
OTR will do more wrestling specials and at one time there was talk of doing a "state of the industry" special on wrestling.
It would be nice but in today's wrestling climate he really doesn't fit (pardon the pun) in.
Although he is not really controversial he is always 100% genuine and has a real passion for wrestling that always comes through in his interviews.
www.canoe.ca /SlamWrestlingChats/jul18_marek.html   (3742 words)

  
 G.L.O.R.Y. Wrestling: Women's Wrestling News
wrestling events for almost eight years around the
wrestling on our events, but also a vast array of
addition to booking women's matches on a regular basis
www.glorywrestling.com /WomensWrestlingNews/20040707_1227.asp   (565 words)

  
 entertainment.ca - Music Booking Agency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Music booking agent for public/private concerts, conventions, festivals, fairs, corporate events, college events and casino shows.
General Motors said that errors in booking suppliers' credits would lead it to restate its earnings for the last four years.
most the ticket might list the booking agency or say "brought to you by WMMR" -- just a simple reminder of where the band in question had been and could be heard.
www.entertainment.ca /Music-Booking-Agency/all/search   (233 words)

  
 professional wrestling shows home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If you know of an upcoming show or event, or you know of a federation we don't have listed...please email us at with all the details.
Check out our "Schools" page for a few sites that offer gear, boots, masks, etc., for professional wrestlers.
Website design, contents and all items submitted to WWWW become the property of Wild Wild West Wrestling and may not be copied or reproduced without permission.
www.wildwildwestwrestling.com   (331 words)

  
 Grey Dog Software- Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Phoenix, AZ October 6, 2005 - Grey Dog Software, a Phoenix based developer of sports management simulation software for personal computers, is pleased to announce the release of its highly anticipated wrestling simulation, Total Extreme Wrestling 2005, a sequel to the critically acclaimed TEW 2004.
In recognition of Total Extreme Wrestling 2005's upcoming October 6th release, Grey Dog Software is proud to present a Pre-Release Demo.
A sequel to the critically acclaimed TEW 2004, Total Extreme Wrestling 2005 is scheduled to be available for digital download exclusively through Grey Dog Software for U.S $34.95 beginning October 6, 2005.
www.pwse.net   (486 words)

  
 WWO's Official Web Site
W W O is celebrating it's 4th anniversary of successfully promoting  Professional Mexican Wrestling.
W W O's weekly TV show covers every aspect of the world of professional wrestling,from the outrages to the glamour.
With W W O, the world of professional wrestling and television, will take on a whole new DIMENSION.
members.aol.com /wwopage/wwo.html   (370 words)

  
 The Wrestling Booking Sheet online newsletter.  All the best and worst of professional wrestling.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Booking Sheet was an online professional wrestling newsletter which published creative ideas, “booking plans”, for different scenarios in WCW, ECW and the WWF.
While hardly great literature, The Booking Sheet was entertaining in its own right.
In the years since the wrestling business itself has grown less and less entertaining, a prime reason for the plummeting revenues and the survival of only one major wrestling company in the United States.
www.1softball.com /Wrestling.htm   (2780 words)

  
 professional wrestling events in Britain and Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Satellite TV: Those people in Britain who have a satellite dish aimed at the Astra satellite are able to see American professional wrestling week nights (but not every week) from the German sports channel - DSF (Deutsche Sports Funk) - channel 70 on the Astra satellite without having to subscribe (i.e., for free!).
With a sport like wrestling it does not matter if, like me, you do not understand German.
The transmissions alternate WWF and WCW.  When the wrestling appears on a Saturday night the transmissions are longer, but the advertisements for Sunday transmissions of wrestling are for the DSF Action or DSF Live channels which are not available via the Astra satellite so do not expect to see those.
www.pb.clara.net /calendar/pro_la_e.htm   (1112 words)

  
 PWSE.NET :: Professional Wrestling Simulator Enthusiast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
website-based wrestling game or sim, viewable in any browser
any other type of wrestling sim that just doesn't seem to quite fit
Take control of your own pro wrestling federation and see if you have what it takes to be a promoter like Vince!
www.pwse.net /index.php?sec=03-rev&&tblreq=1&&sortcrit=-1   (159 words)

  
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The misquote, "destroy them utterly" was a sloppy paraphrase of L. Ron Hubbard's comment on how to use the courts to destroy enemies.
The law can be used very easily to harass, and enough harassment on somebody who is simply on the thin edge anyway, well knowing that he is not authorized, will generally be sufficient to cause his professional decease.
Good guys, very professional, gave me good advice about picketing that location which I will pass on to anyone who want to take a day or two out there.
www.operatingthetan.com /evidposts.txt   (4950 words)

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