Cageside Seats Weekly RECs: Week ending Nov. 2

Cageside Features: Our very own Cageside 'REC' Awards, for "Recognizing Excellence in Contributions from the Cageside Community". Are you a winner of the Interwebs? Could you be? Find out here...

We're back with yet another dose of amazing work injected by you, the Cageside commenters. Many of you have impressed us all by producing some amazing work and golden comments yet again. So it's that time of the week to recognize the excellent FanPosts, FanShots, and comments that were the "Best in the World" (of Cageside) this past week.

Again, thanks to Cagesider Ecstasy with Extra Cheese for cleverly naming our Weekly Cageside Commenters Awards the RECs, which perfectly sums up what this feature tries to do. After all, without all of you, Cageside Seats would not be the greatest pro wrestling website on the Internet.

So, without further ado, we present to you...

The cSs REC Awards:

Recognizing Excellence in Contributing

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FOR EXCELLENCE IN AUTHORING OF FANPOSTS:

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FOR EXCEPTIONAL PRODUCTION OF FANSHOTS:

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FOR SUPREMACY IN COMMENTING IN THE THREADS*:

*To see comments in the context of their own threads, click on the 'time stamp' behind each Cagesider's name.


From the "Lilian Garcia hit by car in Los Angeles, reportedly in stable condition" thread:

That damn Rikishi. by Bight Your Face Off on Oct 27, 2012 3:13 PM EDT 5 recs

and also from the same thread...

He did it... for Da Fink... damn, yours was better, I'm just riding the coattails. by Free Kamal on Oct 27, 2012 3:35 PM EDT 5 recs

and...

[To Geno] Sorry to hear about your shirt. by hfl2013 on Oct 27, 2012 3:57 PM EDT 7 recs

From the "CSSGMT Second Round Match: (4) 'Shawn Michaels v Undertaker, WrestleMania 26' vs. (5) 'Bret Hart v Mr. Perfect, SummerSlam 1991'" thread:

"I really don't know anything about this feud and how it affected their careers." ummm... how about Mr.Perfect made Bret Hart. Got him over. Perfect was previously feuding with Hogan before taking the IC strap off Kerry. Bret Hart was always seen as the underdog. Bret was best known for The Hart Foundation tag team until winning this feud with Hennig. If Hennig never made Bret, Bret never makes Shawn, Shawn never makes Austin and so on. Flair dropped the WWF belt to Hart via small package haha but it was the Mr. Perfect feud that made Bret Hart a singles superstar and future champ. by SpaceMountain on Oct 28, 2012 5:57 PM EDT 3 recs

From the "WWE Hell in a Cell results and live match coverage TONIGHT (Oct. 28) from Atlanta" thread:

Everytime Bryan shouts "NO", a baby kitten is born. by Sir Ingenious on Oct 28, 2012 8:28 PM EDT 1 recs

and also from the same thread...

Sin Talent!!! by IRodC on Oct 28, 2012 9:24 PM EDT 3 recs

and...

Anytime I try to hook up with a girl, I don't talk to them. I just get their eye contact and do the Big Show's cocking of the WMD punch. Works everytime. by BrooklynBrawler4Life on Oct 28, 2012 9:46 PM EDT 2 recs

and...

I usually use Edge's spear taunt. by Kanenite on Oct 28, 2012 9:49 PM EDT

and...

LOL. I use the Stinkface. by joliemadchen on Oct 28, 2012 9:50 PM EDT

and...

FELLAAAA... you got KTFO. by Bight Your Face Off on Oct 28, 2012 10:27 PM EDT 2 recs

From the "WWE Hell in a Cell results and post-PPV open thread":

Brad Maddox blasting off! Into the cage! by dustbusta on Oct 28, 2012 11:10 PM EDT 4 recs

and also from the same thread...

Now we know why he's always hungry. by Steve Sypa on Oct 28, 2012 11:13 PM EDT 5 recs

From the "Hulk Hogan settles sex tape lawsuit against Bubba the Love Sponge" thread:

The following are viable anagrams for ‘Heather Clem': ‘Helmet reach', ‘health creme' and ‘heel rematch'. by 3PA on Oct 29, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 3 recs

From the "The Indie Corner: Will the Last Guy Left in the NWA Turn Out the Lights?" thread:

Tharpe is awful...

The NWA title should be at the centerpiece of the indy scene, defending across every major collaborative organization. A championship with the lineage and brand value of the NWA belt could make serious waves if the NWA title was being tossed back and forth between, say, TNA's Austin Aries, ROH's Kevin Steen and CWF Hollywood's Colt Cabana.The NWA title inherently appeals to hardcore fans, Southern fans, and smarks. It should be at the centerpiece of the non-WWE universe, and Tharpe was wasted a tremendous opportunity.

If the current major indies (ROH, PWG, Chikara, DGUSA) could accept a framework similar to the old territories, in which they recognize a proper NWA World Champion, I think it would be good for business and the sport. TNA could probably be convinced to reenter the fold, provided the championship spent most of its time on the TNA roster. The goal should be to peel away disaffected WWE fans, and the NWA title (the only championship that can truly draw eyes the way the WWE and WHC belts can) should be at the centerpiece of an industry-wide effort to gain market share.

That Tharpe has bungled this opportunity to astonishing. This is bad faith management, and the NWA has, instead of rebuilding itself and capitalizing on its brand equity in an incredibly relevant way, severely damaged itself at a time when its stakeholders needed forward progress in the worst way. by GuyinNY on Oct 29, 2012 4:47 PM EDT 4 recs

From the "WWE Raw results and live blog for Oct. 29: The Hell in a Cell fallout show" thread:

Why are they letting him talk? He's going to give pink eye to everyone else who touches the mic. by joliemadchen on Oct 29, 2012 8:22 PM EDT 2 recs

and also from the same thread...

"Crack" is on my google alerts... In case a shortage is announced. by Crackhead Claire on Oct 29, 2012 8:59 PM EDT 1 recs

and...

Try dropping a sheamus action figure into a blendtec blender... it brogue kicks the blades. by Ecstasy with Extra Cheese on Oct 29, 2012 10:02 PM EDT 1 recs

From the "WWE Raw results and reactions from last night (Oct. 29): Receipt" thread:

Botch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid... Baby there's no guidance when random rules... by bensix on Oct 30, 2012 12:34 PM EDT 8 recs

From the "TNA 'Impact Wrestling' results and reactions from last night (Nov. 1): Thursday night's alright for fighting" thread:

Makes sense, but I'm still hoping for... Lancelot Guillotine. by s1rude on Nov 2, 2012 11:13 AM EDT 3 recs

From the "WWE 'SmackDown' results and live blog for Nov. 2: The one after Hell in a Cell" thread:

Good to go! *Big butt dance* Good to go! by keyboard punk on Nov 2, 2012 12:53 PM EDT

and also from the same thread...

So... Brad Maddox is actually a man-suit that Hornswoggle wears when he needs to be out and about with the large people? Sounds cool. by ReverendKain on Nov 2, 2012 8:46 PM EDT

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In closing, Cagesiders, don't forget these awards are all about YOU; so if you think I missed anything, or have any suggestions or tweaks for the Cageside RECs, please let us know in the comments below, or email one of the site editors through our Masthead page. Bring it on with some awesome award-winning stuff for next week's RECs. Until then, see ya in the threads!

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Editors Note: Get Internet Famous! (Even If You're Nobody) You Too Can Win The Interwebs! Remember, you can't win a Cageside REC Award* if you don't play, er um contribute.

*Disclaimer: Winning the Internet - via The Cageside REC Awards in this weekly column guarantees you nothing but Internet notoriety within a small community of pro wrestling smarks. Cagesideseats.com is not responsible for any harm you may or may not do to yourself or others in the event you are unable to handle your newfound Internet fame as a result of winning this award. That is all, stay calm and carry on.

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