View single post by Ron
 Posted: Sat Jan 19th, 2008 07:56 pm
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Cap center newspaper adds were printed in the papers sometimes up to 3 weeks before the event.  Add in the time for someone to create and rearange the advertisement from last month.  The offices were lazy by this time and did not worry about correcting things.  This stuff was sent to the papers and the papers printed it and no one corrected it.  People make fun of Phil Zacko when he ran the different venues.  But he corrected his promo box advertisements, up to the day of the show itself.

As for being hard on myself.  I have to be.  Because someone is going to tell me what a impact Bob had, and how over he was in 1977.  Then they will proceeed to tell me all about his sellouts in 77 and 78 for McMahaon.

p.s.  Don't be stealing any Graham matches dealing with the various WWF titles from that site     :D:tongue:;)

Oh before I forget... As for the Boston card.  The boston paper never did mention anything about the gimmick matches held their.  It was a bland paper with the results.  "just the facts"     I view Boston as I do most cities.  Their paper sucked with the coverage of wrestling.  What I have learned to do is to step away from the big picture.  I do it more and more for all cities.   You will be surprised how far out results are printed, and printed better and more accuarate as you pull back from the big city.

If you do research you have to go in with a open mind.  I havent played with Boston yet, to hit the outer city papers to get the better writups.

Lets say we use Albany, NY as my example.   Albany is running 2 newspapers.  "The Knickebocker news" has nothing to do with wrestling at all.  But the sister paper Schenectady, NY.  I opened up the