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Cageside Seats Weekly RECs: Week ending Jan. 11

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? Let's find out...

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Cagesiders: "We aren't BOOBS! We're award winners!"

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.

As always, 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







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

From the "WWE SmackDown results and reactions from last night (Jan. 4): An Emerging Feud" thread:

If they insist on keeping Hornswoggle and Khali together... The least they can do is turn them into Master Blaster from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. by The_Voice_Of_Treason on Jan 5, 2013 10:37 AM EST 3 recs

From the "Kevin Nash rambles on Twitter on never going back to TNA, not showing up at Raw's 20th Anniversary" thread

heh, Nash comes out to say that he likes The Shield coming out and taking over like he did with the NWO. They come in and 3 man powerbomb him through a table. Why? Because Kevin Nash on my TV is an injustice to all mankind. by hfl2013 on Jan 5, 2013 2:56 PM EST 3 recs

From the "John Cena goes over on Fred Flintstone in latest WWE Fruity Pebbles promotion" thread:

So Cena can get on a Fruity Pepples box…but Punk can’t get his face on some goddamn ice cream bars?? SHIELD! by Doors Hate MMA Fighters on Jan 5, 2013 11:05 PM EST 5 recs

From the "The Top 10 News Stories of 2012 at Cageside Seats" thread:

[On this picture]

I actually thought he looked sad for Linda at first, but this looks more like he’s just quietly muttering “ money…” over and over to himself. by AndeeMarshall on Jan 6, 2013 12:49 PM EST 3 recs

From the "WWE 'Saturday Morning Slam' results and reactions for yesterday (Jan. 5)" thread:

I'm with you on the payoff for I'M THE TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS. It makes me love it so much more now that the 2 of them work so well together. Kane becoming self aware is as great for the world as Skynet becoming self-aware is horrible to mankind. by hfl2013 on Jan 6, 2013 1:14 PM EST 4 recs

and also from the same thread...

John Connor came back in time to rec this. by keyboard punk on Jan 6, 2013 1:24 PM EST 4 recs

From the "WWE working on big surprise returns for 20th Anniversary of Monday Night Raw on Jan. 14" thread:

John Cena should stack Batista, Lashley, Ryback and Goldberg all on his shoulders and FU. by djfivenine on Jan 7, 2013 2:01 PM EST 3 recs

From the "Daily Open Thread for Jan. 7, 2013: Have a Mello 'Moon-day'" thread:

Swerve: Fozzy has been signed to next week's RAW to do a new RAW theme song...because FloRida doesn't cut it. RAW will literally be Jericho once again. I think I’m going to make my living by adding stupid comments everywhere. by Satish_Ram on Jan 7, 2013 10:16 AM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

meeting aj will be something like the Burgundy/Veronica love scene in anchorman by rancho king on Jan 7, 2013 10:29 AM EST 3 recs


"BAH GAWD, I KNOW THAT MUSIC!" “WHAT IS LITTLE CR8 DOING ON RAW! ALL HELL IS BREAKING LOOSE! SHE’S GOT THE BIG SHOW’S CHAIR! ::Big thud:: NAILS SHOW IN THE HEAD! ZIGGLER CRAWLS OVER FOR THE COVER ::crowd roaring:: 1——2—-3!!! YES! NEW CHAMPION!” And that is how June’s daughter saved pro wrestling. by Blueblob4life on Jan 7, 2013 1:33 PM EST 4 recs


Wrestling has conditioned me to expect that [Alison Brie] will now drop an elbow on her discarded item of clothing by ReverendKain on Jan 7, 2013 2:09 PM EST 6 recs

From the "WWE Raw results and live blog for Jan. 7: The Rock returns, Punk vs. Ryback" thread:

[On the most overrated superstar returning to Raw]

Isn't Hogan still with TNA? by keyboard punk on Jan 7, 2013 7:52 PM EST 5 recs

and also from the same thread...

Fred Pops out from under the ring. Stabs Cena to death with a small-bird knife. Pours fruity pebbles all over his body while laughing that classic fred laugh. The bird knife picks up the mic, and say “It’s a living”. Boom thats the end of the show. by Ecstasy with Extra Cheese on Jan 7, 2013 8:13 PM EST 3 recs


Screw the PG era, if Big E doesn't go "SHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET" at least once while he's on TV I'll be disappointed by Jonathan Loesche on Jan 7, 2013 8:11 PM EST 4 recs


My girlfriend said she’s going to kick out of my finisher tonight. Damn you John Cena. by Adult Nathaniel on Jan 7, 2013 8:33 PM EST 3 recs


5 guys in leather rush the ring “Oh my god! It’s Aces and 8MB!!!” by TJLethal on Jan 7, 2013 9:46 PM EST 3 recs


The first two hours may have been better if it was just Orton pounding the meat and RKO’ing people “out of nowehere” for the entirety and then rocking out with a harp. by Kanenite on Jan 7, 2013 9:47 PM EST 3 recs


Kane should be wearing a Penises To Corpses shirt. by Kanenite on Jan 7, 2013 10:29 PM EST 9 recs


[On Kofi Kingston crying himself to sleep at night]

wildcats don’t sleep by Kanenite on Jan 7, 2013 10:41 PM EST 4 recs

From the "Precap to the Jan. 7, 2013 episode of WWE 'Monday Night Raw', or the one where The Rock returns" thread:

with our degenerate group of misfits, smarks, lawn standing punks, and playground prowler Jolie, triple threats with You/Rjoas/Genotime? Add in me trying out for the classic SNL game show geek, dweeb, or spaz and I’m not sure we’re the right group to bring normals into. We’re a crazy group of misfits and it works perfectly for us. by sioux1337 on Jan 10, 2013 2:39 AM EST

From the "Welcome Sean Rueter and Rex Ivanovic to the staff!" thread:

[On Colt Cabana joining Aces & 8s]

"It can't be! That's-- that's CM Punk's best friend!" by ReverendKain on Jan 7, 2013 5:14 PM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

[On deserving a better position]

And yes, I do. Reverse cowgirl at LEAST.

by joliemadchen on Jan 7, 2013 11:26 PM EST 2 recs

From the "From the "CM Punk vs. The Rock WWE championship match official for the Royal Rumble on Jan. 27" thread:

[In reply to News flash to the WWE... CM puck as the belt holder = I WILL NEVER BUY A PPV by CurrentMe on Jan 7, 2013 10:43 PM EST]

News flash to the WWE... CM Punk as the belt holder = I WILL ALWAYS BUY A PPV by Phinsphana on Jan 7, 2013 11:11 PM EST 4 recs

From the "WWE Raw results and post-show open thread" thread:

So a little recap...

How I felt during Punk’s promo:

How I felt as WWE went to commercial break:

How I felt as Raw went off the air tonight…:

In other words, CM Punk and Daniel Bryan are what keeps me tuning in week after week. by DFreshMMA on Jan 7, 2013 11:30 PM EST 5 recs

and also from the same thread...

RIP would have made a great face in today's WWE. by DFreshMMA on Jan 8, 2013 1:00 AM EST 3 recs

From the "Love Between The Ropes: Cena, D-Bry, the Bellas; Rhodes' Engagement" thread:

I’m boycotting all future WWE weddings if Cody shaves the ’stache by BacksThePack on Jan 8, 2013 12:51 AM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

[Cena's] no-selling Winter like its a Dolph Ziggler finisher. by who me on Jan 8, 2013 1:51 PM EST 8 recs

From the "WWE Raw results and reactions from last night (Jan. 7): In your face, jerks" thread:

[A long and thoughtful rant on the criticisms of The Rock]

by Wooley's Gone Apeshit on Jan 8, 2013 7:30 AM EST 11 recs

and also from the same thread...

What's the argument? That CM Punk will kick Rock’s ass, or the Rock will kick Punk’s ass? Not exactly thought-provoking, at least not until they develop the feud further. We’re just getting started. by Wooley's Gone Apeshit on Jan 8, 2013 8:15 AM EST 7 recs


I think that's where I'm at with The Rock. I’m not fond of the WWE mega-[dick]face character, but I’d rather see it done with intensity & bravado than smirking phony self-deprecation. It blends well with the direction Punk took last night, in part because it validates some aspects of Punk’s stance. People talk down “cheap” heat and heel tactics, and while Punk had a little of that flavor, he attacked some very core aspects of what the WWE is about with cutting honesty. To have Rock play right into it doesn’t take away from their confrontation in my eyes, it adds to it and enhances Punk’s work. by King Oskar on Jan 8, 2013 10:03 AM EST 4 recs


Geno if your going to talk shit about me... At least get my partner right! Arthur Rosenberg was my partner. Why does everyone have to give us crap about that? We at least got in the ring with Ryback, no one else here has. We challenge anyone here to a match with Arthur or me! by Stan Stansky on Jan 8, 2013 9:00 AM EST 5 recs


Hi. It’s pretty easy to look superior when you “break character” or go “off script”. I liked punk better when he was whiny, bringing fake doctors and acting all surprised when the fake doctor tells him he’s not allowed to wrestle. All part of the pro wrestling that we love. Rock is playing his WWE character in his promo, Punk took 15 minutes to cut a promo (which I enjoyed) in which he played a character who broke character and pointed out “real issues” behind the scenes. That’s not genius, it’s easy. If Heath Slater came out and did the same we would all be praising the little feisty redhead on how great a promo he cut. Punks first promo over a year ago was perfect and made him a star. But when you rely on breaking character to be effective then maybe your not so talented after all. Ask yourselves, when Austin and Rock had those amazing feuds, how many times did they break character to have an epic feud. How bout Shawn Michaels? Taker? Tatanka?? Sorry, got a little carried away there. Wrestlings scripted, we get it, but when watching 3 hours of it, I don’t need a wrestler coming out and telling me everything I seen was fake but this is real. Just like I don’t need Superman at the end of the upcoming Man Zof Steel movie right before he fights Zod to stop and say “Michael Shannon it’s bull that Kevin Costner, who plays my Earth Dad in this movie, isn’t getting a proper push in my opinion.” That would blow. Punks good, very good, but until he holds his own against The Rock without breaking character, then he is nowhere near the Rock’s league. Ok thanks, bye ! by Peetvek on Jan 8, 2013 9:51 AM EST 6 recs


He always has said controversial things, that’s the whole gimmick, yea he didn’t shoot for the last year but then last night wasn’t really a shoot either it was him using some backstage stuff to spice up what was a pretty typical heel promo where he blamed everything on the fans, heck that’s heel 101. It was pretty typical for Punk last night he just cut a really good promo, him mentioning some backstage stuff doesn’t mean that it was any more of a shoot than Cena getting on the Rock for the via satellite appearances last year. Just because he mentioned Daniel Bryan doing catchphrases doesn’t make it a shoot or that he was doing anything different in character than he has been doing. Shit it’s all still the “no respect” gimmick from Punk. The Rock vs Hogan was 10 years ago, the wrestling world has changed in the last decade. I mean I loved Rick Flair’s work in the 80’s but that doesn’t mean that if you aren’t doing that now you are doing something wrong. by who me on Jan 8, 2013 1:06 PM EST 4 recs


last night was NOT a shoot and he did NOT break character. He didn’t talk about non-kayfabe aspects of anything; he merely mentioned the way people change in order to appease the audience and how he (Punk) refused to do the same. He’s been talking for months about how “no one ever believed in him” and “only two men thought I could do it, and they’re both in this ring”, etc. His character has been a “me against the world” gimmick ever since he turned heel. He’s been a coward in matches and found cheap ways to win, but on the microphone he has talked TONS of shit and acted like he was the best and was the only one who could do what he’s done. That’s exactly what he did last night. Talked tons of shit, acted like he was the best, told everyone he’s the only one who doesn’t pander to the audience, said he does things on his own terms and his own terms only (which has been his gimmick for a LONG time), etc. The entire promo was IN character, in my opinion; and that’s why it was so awesome and at the same time all made perfect sense. by liberty_JAC on Jan 8, 2013 4:44 PM EST 7 recs


Secondary random thought... What if the Undertaker were in charge of the Shield…using them to keep the title on Punk to set up a Streak vs. Streak match. Good god that would epic. by DarkTalon on Jan 8, 2013 10:28 AM EST 4 recs


Cena has a small dick. He never denied it. only deflected. by rancho king on Jan 8, 2013 1:14 PM EST 6 recs

From the "Raw: The Rock and CM Punk are still the same ... and that's okay" thread:

Round 1 goes to the Rock. It wasn’t a 10-8 or anything, but Rock did everything he had to here. Pandered to all of America. Told Punk he hasn’t really delivered on anything from his first pipebomb. But here’s where I give the Rock the most credit, old school fight promoting. He hyped up all of Punks accomplishments, 414, beat everyone, knocked me out cold with the GTS. The Rock is making it believable that CM Punk can beat him at the Rumble. That’s a big thing. The Rock wasn’t in the ring with Cena, or HHH, or hell even Orton. He was in there with Indy star CM Punk, the guy who even as champion for an entire year played second fiddle to the John Cena championship, and The Rock was making you believe that this guy who is just above The Miz in Twitter followers has a chance to beat the Rock. I ate that shit up. I really did. by silverandblack88 on Jan 8, 2013 2:16 PM EST 4 recs

From the "Post Raw Interaction Between The Rock and CM Punk" thread:

Compared to Cena, even Khali can sell a copy of Twilight to Sandow (I had many other options but I chose this) by Periander on Jan 8, 2013 10:09 PM EST 5 recs

From the "SmackDown spoilers: Alberto Del Rio wins world heavyweight championship" thread:

Think of it like Pokemon

Sheamus(Charizard) beats Del Rio(Venusaur)
Del Rio(Venusaur) beats Show(Blastoise)
Show(Blastoise) beats Sheamus(Charizard)

by Phinsphana on Jan 9, 2013 12:11 AM EST 8 recs

and also from the same thread...

Ricardo is the new Paul Heyman by IRodC on Jan 9, 2013 11:47 AM EST 3 recs

From the "Report: El Generico signs with WWE" thread:

[on why TNA didn't sign El Generico]

Because it's TNA? by TMadeBurner on Jan 9, 2013 6:14 PM EST 4 recs

From the "Daily Open Thread for Jan. 9, 2013" thread:

Like “Hey fuckers, here’s your open thread. Go sucks farts out of butt holes.” I think that would be sufficient. by Kanenite on Jan 9, 2013 3:09 PM EST 4 recs

and also from the same thread...

you know, i cruise this site all day at work and when the comments make me laugh veryone looks at me like im crazy. Then i just say something like “clients man,” and i get away with it one more time. by DaVeganDemon on Jan 9, 2013 4:01 PM EST 3 recs


You got me. My real name is Cain A. Knight. by Kanenite on Jan 9, 2013 9:33 PM EST 5 recs


Maybe a super long term build up to a PPV main event match in 2018 between Punk and Bruno when Punk is on the verge of breaking Bruno’s record. by Kanenite on Jan 9, 2013 1:42 PM EST 4 recs

From the "Superstar Billy Graham goes off on CM Punk's 'pipe bomb' promo from Raw this week" thread:

In other news Graham would also like you to get off his lawn... by ultmma on Jan 9, 2013 2:10 PM EST 5 recs

and also from the same thread...

“It’s still real to me, dammit!”- Superstar Billy Graham by RECE ROCK on Jan 9, 2013 2:30 PM EST 9 recs


Dear Mr. Superstar Graham

had Punk putting over his 314 straight days as world champ and then

Its 414. Any chump can go 314. Only a real man goes 414.

" you had people like Burno Sammartino , only wrestled in Madison Square Garden only wrestled one a month."

This was by far the biggest put down of Bruno ever.

Its also absolutely true.

When that teenager looking CM Punk

CM Punk looks like he’s pushing 40 out there.

he was also talking about me, Ivan Koloff , Stan Hanson etc. Find the re run and listen closely and answer me this my Facebook friends – How can they justify putting down a real icon like this, and not get called out on it?

And what he said was as true about you guys as it was about Bruno

You talk about one of the greatest icons ever in pro wrestling like he was a JOBBER

If you’re not wrestling TLC or Hell In A Cell matches against THE Ryback, you’re pretty much a jobber.

You should be ashamed of yourself for not having the self-dignity to say NO to the writers on that line

It was probably CM Punk’s idea

That line you delivered indicates that I am a big loser like Bruno as well and insults me as I wrestled in the same era as Bruno

You held the WWE title for 296 days. That’s like 2 weeks in CM Punk years.

This only confirms more that I want my name out of the WWE Hall of Fame.

Still going on about that?

Quit talking trash about Bruno. It’s an insult to him and all the wrestlers of his era including myself!

Also, please stop making fun of the fans, It really hurts their feelings.

by hfl2013 on Jan 9, 2013 4:25 PM EST reply actions 16 recs


I've tried really hard, but I just can't give a shit about wrestling prior to the mid 70s. I can watch an old Superbowl film no problem, and enjoy lots of black and white TV and Movies, but the product is simply 1000 times more entertaining starting in the late 70s with guys like Flair, Steamboat, Rhodes, etc. I really don’t care if Lou Thesz is a better amateur wrestler, or if Bruno Sammartino was a legit badass of a man; they had little personality or charisma, and their style of wrasslin’ literally puts me to sleep. I agree with many of Sammartino’s comments about Vince McMahon and how he will do just about anything to make a buck and gain power, but that doesn’t mean that the product that McMahon produces isn’t infinitely more entertaining than anything that came before it. You’re bitter because nobody cares anymore, but the reality is that the biggest reason you were a star was antiquated ethnic identification from east-coast Italians, not because you were particularly good at what you did. by Gophermike on Jan 9, 2013 5:27 PM EST 5 recs


Punk should come out next week with a bald cap and a big fake looking handlebar mustache. Then you have all the wrestlers come up to him and say “Hey, Hogan! Alright!” Punk can go “No no. It’s Billy Graham.”

“The preacher?”

“No the superstar!”

“He preached AND Wrestled!?”

“NO. Superstar Billy Graham was a wrestler back in the day. This is what he looked like.”

“They let him get away with ripping of Hogan?”


by BIGPALE on Jan 9, 2013 7:14 PM EST 7 recs

From the "Report: Angle involving Ric Flair and CM Punk planned for Raw's 20th Anniversary show" thread:

I want Punk to start working a gimmick where he wrestles old guys and gives them heart attacks. by TJLethal on Jan 9, 2013 4:42 PM EST 7 recs

From the "Crazy Thought of the Day: It's time for John Cena vs. Undertaker at WrestleMania" thread:

[On no selling The Undertaker]

You could add that Cena should be smiling also while doing it. by Maclovio Williams on Jan 9, 2013 6:08 PM EST 3 recs

From the "Underrated and Under Appreciated Wrestler Series: Diamond Dallas Page" thread:

That post makes me misty! My nephew was 7 yrs old during DDP reign at WCW as heavyweight champ. He was born with a defect that fused the bones in his right ankle together and he had to have his leg amputated. After taking him to the Shriner’s hospital in Atlanta, one of the men there gave us tickets to a TV taping, and my nephew got to meet DDP. Its one thing to hear from others about what a great guy he was with the fans and the like, quite another thing to se hi do what he did best- care. About the fans, his co-workers, , his karma was infectious. He was walking towards the dressing trailers and stopped to talk to all the kids and family memers there. Full of encouragement, wit, and genuine concern for all of them, he told my nephew to never give up on his dreams to be like everyone else. “Young man, the only thing holding you back is listening to the people who tell you you can’t.” He has two kids and rides dirt and street bikes, and never forgot what DDP said to him. Huzzah, DDP! Self High Five! by WdaBrock on Jan 10, 2013 1:41 PM EST 3 recs

From the "Rumor Round Up: WrestleMania 29, Raw 20th Anniversary, more!" thread:

[The winning caption to this photo]

“WHAT ARE WWE’S MARK HENRY AND CHRISTIAN DOING IN THE IMPACT ZONE?!!?!” by King Oskar on Jan 10, 2013 3:58 PM EST 2 recs

and also from the same thread...

Hark Menry, Earth’s Mightiest Dude by ReverendKain on Jan 10, 2013 4:15 PM EST 5 recs

From the "TNA Impact results and live blog for Jan. 10: The Genesis go home show" thread:

Hey, look, solid logic and reasoning. Feel free to stay on my TV for the rest of the night as a probationary period, Anderson. by ReverendKain on Jan 10, 2013 8:08 PM EST 1 recs

and also from the same thread...

Ha-- "Don't put what's-her-name in the corner" Ok, Taz, you got one. Congratulations, sir, hope the feeling lasts. by ReverendKain on Jan 10, 2013 8:32 PM EST

From the "Daily Open Thread for Jan. 10, 2013" thread:

Yeah you have to wait at least 7 years before you can reuse the same wrestling dreams. by Kanenite on Jan 10, 2013 3:06 PM EST 13 recs

and also from the same thread...

It is always fun to bitch about stuff in the liveblog, even when the content is enjoyable. Snarky commenting is usually more entertaining than straight-up praise and compliments. That being said, the next 3 months are going to be the best three months of the year for many pro-wrestling fans, so if anybody watching the Rock’s segments truly find themselves bored and not entertained, it is going to be rough going. I am always happy when Dwayne is around. I’m a little bit happier when he isn’t force-feeding fans lines to chant and isn’t telling us what is trending worldwide on twitter. But even with those annoyances, I’ll gladly sign up for Rock on TV every week. Unlike the Miz, Dwayne is awesome. by Kanenite on Jan 10, 2013 3:17 PM EST 3 recs

From the "Precap to the Jan. 10, 2013 episode of TNA 'Impact Wrestling', or the one before 'Genesis'" thread:

Hulk, Bully and Brooke is more of an Electra than it is an Oedipus, but I’m splitting heir’s here. by Sean Geddes on Jan 10, 2013 11:56 AM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

"Sting is an icon in the business. Why he is messing around with nobodies, is beyond me." Trying to put Mike Knox over is like shining a turd. It stinks, you get poop on yourself and in the end you’re just wasting your rub on crap. by keyboard punk on Jan 10, 2013 12:02 PM EST 3 recs

From the "TNA announces changes to pay-per-view model in 2013" thread:

seriously. why not do something catchy? name them after the 7 deadly sins or something along those lines? At least then you’d get an easy theme for each ppv "This Sunday at “TNA Sloth!” Hulk Hogan vs. Sting vs. RVD vs. Mr. Anderson in the 1st ever “Everybody Retires Match” where all 4 contestants, win or lose, will be forced to retire from pro wrestling!" and then living up to the theme of the ppv they all show up in the Impact zone the following Thursday and it’s business as usual… by The LOOGY on Jan 10, 2013 6:48 PM EST 6 recs

and also from the same thread...

Is X-Pac your favorite wrestler?

Is Professor X your favorite of the X-Men?
Is The X-Files your favorite TV show?
Is Malcolm X your favorite human rights activist?
Is your favorite Sesame Street episode the one brought to you by the letter X? by Manolo Has Pizzazz on Jan 10, 2013 10:40 PM EST 4 recs


"X-cellent" - Monty Burns by TheHeat on Jan 11, 2013 12:01 AM EST 3 recs

From the "WRESTLING WEDDING ALERT! Brooke Hogan and Bully Ray to wed on TNA Impact" thread:

I can’t wait for that heartfelt moment where Hogan finally gives Bully his blessing by telling Bully that he has Hulk’s permission to go balls deep on Brooke. by Kanenite on Jan 11, 2013 12:05 AM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

This is gonna be great. It makes me sad it’s happening so soon. Imagine the storyline of Bully realizing that only D-von could be his best man. Brothers, on opposite sides of a war. It feels like a story that could be built up to a climax at the wedding. Will D-von be his brother’s best man, will he refuse, or will he agree only so that he may then betray them at the worst possible time. by Ecstasy with Extra Cheese on Jan 11, 2013 12:57 AM EST 3 recs


"DEVON...GET THE VIDEO CAMERA!" No better time for Brooke to start her porn career than the honeymoon. by Eugene Saxe on Jan 11, 2013 3:20 PM EST


HULK, GET THE BOOM MIC! by rancho king on Jan 11, 2013 3:36 PM EST


DEVON, GET THE FLOWER GIRL by WVPiratesfan on Jan 11, 2013 7:04 PM EST

From the "Daily Open Thread for Jan. 11, 2013" thread:

[to rancho king]

Your secret's safe with us, Mr. Vice President by ReverendKain on Jan 11, 2013 12:20 PM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

(knock, knock) Hey Sean, its Rancho King from CAGESIDE SEATS! can I crash on your couch? by rancho king on Jan 11, 2013 12:40 PM EST 3 recs


[the winning caption to this photo]

"Hold them up real high and maybe HHH won't be able to reach them to take them away!" by DarkTalon on Jan 11, 2013 10:51 AM EST 3 recs

From the "Shawn Michaels got the band back together" thread:

[On Road Dogg's whereabouts]

In the basement of Titan towers with Josh Mathews & puppet H…. by RECE ROCK on Jan 11, 2013 3:06 PM EST 8 recs

From the "Mick Foley wants to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Terry Funk and Jim Ross" thread:

Do you know who'll put butts in the seats as Mick's presenter? Tony Schiavone… by the satyr icon on Jan 12, 2013 11:17 AM EST 3 recs

From the "Zack Ryder actually killed Z! True Long Island Story in this one last glorious episode (Video)" thread:

Bieber is on repeat? Sounds like hell to me. by N.P.C.C. on Jan 11, 2013 5:08 PM EST 3 recs

and also from the same thread...

Maybe this means a gimmick change for Zack, even though I heard he was teaming with Clay and actually they were getting over with the higher ups.
I never understood the negativity towards Ryder. Is he the best wrestler? No, but he has been getting better when given the shot. And when he had control over his show, it was great until the WWE stepped in and killed it. The guy built himself up and worked his ass off, and actually made the United States Title feel important.
I do hope Ryder gets a chance to work things out and improve upon his gimmick and keep improving in the ring. by BFisch28 on Jan 11, 2013 5:20 PM EST 3 recs

From the "WWE SmackDown results and live blog for Jan. 11: The Rock returns" thread:

I just want to know who Major Chunks is. by keyboard punk on Jan 11, 2013 8:39 PM EST

and also from the same thread...

Wasn't he in WCW with General Rection etc? by ReverendKain on Jan 11, 2013 8:40 PM EST


"I am an adult!" I get the feeling that Dusty’s not too hot on the ’stache either. by ReverendKain on Jan 11, 2013 9:05 PM EST 1 recs


Del Rio: "Say-musss, I'm sorry, amigo, that I called you a pessaaannntt."

Sheamus: “It’s alright, fella. I’m sorry I stole your fancy cah and committed several other high level felonies, and then bashed your skull against it.”

Del Rio: “That wound healed months ago, Saymus. There is no reason we can’t unite together tonight, to defeat The Beeg Show.”

I think it would go like that. And I would probably mark. by liberty_JAC on Jan 11, 2013 9:21 PM EST 3 recs

From the "Trent Barreta released by WWE" thread:

[On this photo]

What woman? I can’t stop looking at the kid on the right. by dustbusta on Jan 11, 2013 8:19 PM EST 5 recs

and also from the same thread...

"Oh my god. That's... That's... Tony Pistol. What's he doing here?"

by TJLethal on Jan 12, 2013 12:07 AM EST


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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*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. 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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