Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

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Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by cero2k » Sep 9th, '13, 16:04

I've been in a discussion for about an hour on whether Dustin Rhodes, in any of his gimmicks, was ever worth a damn. I will totally agree that the goldust gimmick is amazing (his only worth something gimmick IMO) but Dustin himself is quite dull, boring, and not that good of a wrestler. Miles away from Cody or Dusty.

what do you guys think, Yay or Nay on goldust ?


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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by Big Red Machine » Sep 9th, '13, 16:19

You said it yourself, Cero: GOldust was amazing, everything else... not so much.
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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by cero2k » Sep 9th, '13, 16:51

Big Red Machine wrote:You said it yourself, Cero: GOldust was amazing, everything else... not so much.
even so, what did you think of his wrestling and promo work as goldust?
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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by Big Red Machine » Sep 9th, '13, 18:39

cero2k wrote:
Big Red Machine wrote:You said it yourself, Cero: GOldust was amazing, everything else... not so much.
even so, what did you think of his wrestling and promo work as goldust?
Promos- Great

Wrestling- not a spectacular technician, but he knew how to wrestle as Goldust.
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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by badnewzxl » Sep 9th, '13, 23:35

at certain points, Goldust was an entertaining character; however Dustin Rhodes/Runnels was/is NOT a great wrestler in any sense of the word. I've always disliked him.

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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by XIV » Sep 10th, '13, 06:48

Yay.

But only for his work as Goldust. There have been probably two points in his career when he was a step off almost main eventing (if only for a short while..) and we cannot forget his Tag Team with Booker T.

Promo work was good. In ring work solid. But never set my world on fire.

Everything else is missable.
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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by Bob-O » Sep 10th, '13, 21:57

I've never been a huge fan. I did like the original Goldust character with Marlena, and I remember him teaming up well with Barry Windham in WCW.

But he gets the 'Nay' for the stuttering/tourettes gimmick and the punch/kick moveset despite being a shitty brawler. Never very interesting once the bell rang.
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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by Shogun Rua » Sep 14th, '13, 09:57

Yay!

I hated Goldust when I was younger, just because he creeped me out. But looking back, Goldust was a character executed almost to perfection. From the way he moves to the way he speaks, we do not see Dustin Rhodes, just *inhale* Gooooooldusssst.

He also has a kickass entrance theme, which always helps.

I also enjoyed The Artist Formerly Known As Goldust and Black Reign.

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Re: Dustin Rhodes: Yay or Nay?

Post by badnewzxl » Sep 15th, '13, 15:17

Shogun Rua wrote:Yay!

I hated Goldust when I was younger, just because he creeped me out. But looking back, Goldust was a character executed almost to perfection. From the way he moves to the way he speaks, we do not see Dustin Rhodes, just *inhale* Gooooooldusssst.

He also has a kickass entrance theme, which always helps.

I also enjoyed The Artist Formerly Known As Goldust and Black Reign.
see, I could ONLY see Dustin Rhodes; it made it even worse.

I actually enjoyed the stuttering gimmick after Evolution electrocuted him; but I LOATHED Black Reign....
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