Category Archives: Rewriting the Book

WrestleCrap Asks….What If?

What if…I Just Did a Bunch of Random “What If’s?”?

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  Text By Jed Shaffer What if…I Just Did a Bunch of Random “What If’s?”? What if Triple H used his sledgehammer to solve all his problems? Triple H looks to the left and snarls. To the right; more disappointment. People are paying for a pack of gum and a National Enquirer with a debit card. Someone has seventy-eight cans of chicken noodle, Continue Reading...
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What if…Randy Savage beat the Ultimate Warrior in their WrestleMania VII retirement match?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:39
  Text By Jed Shaffer This week’s RTB comes to us from very constant reader Joseph Violet What if…Randy Savage beat the Ultimate Warrior in their WrestleMania VII retirement match?   Our story begins in the closing moments of the retirement match at WrestleMania VII. After failing to put away Savage with his gorilla press/big splash combo, the Warrior has gone outside the Continue Reading...
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What if…The Montreal Screwjob Never Happened?

5 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:36
  Text By Jed Shaffer What if…The Montreal Screwjob Never Happened? In 1997, the wrestling industry had reached a point no one ever thought possible: the WWF, the bull-in-the-china-shop that killed the AWA, crippled Jim Crockett, neutered the NWA, and obliterated countless other competitors, was on the losing end of a new war. The Ted Turner-owned WCW, long a limping, galumphing Continue Reading...
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What if…CM Punk took the Ring Of Honor World Title to WWE?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:32
  Text By Jed Shaffer What if…CM Punk took the Ring Of Honor World Title to WWE? (Author’s note: This story requires you, Loyal Reader, to allow one minor suspension of disbelief with me: a working relationship between WWE and Ring Of Honor. If you can get past that caveat, then we should be fine.) Our story begins on August 13th, Continue Reading...
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What if…Paul Orndorff Landed First?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:28
  Text By Jed Shaffer What if…Paul Orndorff Landed First? Part I Our story begins on Saturday Night’s Main Event, in the closing seconds of the main event steel cage WWF Title match between WWF Champion Hulk Hogan and “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff. Bitterness and jealousy over Hogan’s success led to Orndorff to stab his friend in the back, and with Continue Reading...
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What if…Tommy Dreamer took Terry Funk’s place at ECW’s Barely Legal?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:27
  Text By Jed Shaffer What if…Tommy Dreamer took Terry Funk’s place at ECW’s Barely Legal?   Our story begins at Barely Legal. Three men of divergent backgrounds and ideals have been brought together in one match, all inextricably tied by one common enemy and one common goal: to take the ECW World Championship from Raven. But the degenerate slacker will Continue Reading...
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What if…Sting didn’t injure his knee at Clash Of The Champions X?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:25
Text By Jed Shaffer What if…Sting didn’t injure his knee at Clash Of The Champions X? Our story begins in February, 1990, on the first episode of Saturday Night following Clash Of The Champions X: Texas Shootout. The Horsemen’s positive energy over victory over Gary Hart’s team is short-lived: Sting is the number-one contender and will face Ric Flair at WrestleWar Continue Reading...
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What if…the Finger Poke of Doom Never Happened?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:22
Text By Jed Shaffer What if…the Finger Poke of Doom Never Happened? Part I Our story begins on Monday Nitro. Kevin Nash is one week removed from winning the WCW World Title and ending Goldberg’s undefeated streak at Starrcade, thanks to the unexpected (and unwelcome) interference of Scott Hall and a tazer. Goldberg, looking for vengeance, has been arrested on trumped-up Continue Reading...
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What if…D-Generation X got into the Norfolk Scope during their attack on WCW Nitro?

4 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:21
Text By Jed Shaffer What if…What if D-Generation X got into the Norfolk Scope during their attack on WCW Nitro? Part I (The following Re-Writing The Book is written not as a narrative story, but as an article on a wrestling website, commemorating the tenth anniversary of the D-Generation X invasion of WCW Monday Nitro, and looking back at how the Continue Reading...
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What if…Hulk Hogan Accepted Ted DiBiase’s Million Dollar Offer?

0 Submitted by on Thu, 27 December 2012, 15:17
  Text By Jed Shaffer What if…Hulk Hogan Accepted Ted DiBiase’s Million Dollar Offer?  Our story begins as Hulk Hogan is being interviewed about Ted DiBiase’s offer to buy the WWF Championship for a million dollars cash. To the shock of millions, Hogan has deliberated. Now, the deadline has passed, DiBiase is demanding an answer, and Hogan is in front of Continue Reading...
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