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I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

Dynamite was real fun, and all the matches were great, right up until the main event. The main event did what it -wanted- to do, but what it wanted to do was be a huge clusterfuck, and I think that's a bad idea for your first televised show.

Speaking of, AEW is a weird bird in that it's already got plot ongoing from it's events before it started having TV, and I think they didn't do a great job explaining those to fresh viewers.

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I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

Don't know who MJF is, and his heel speech didn't make me care. Maybe he was off night? But his patter was clunky and repetitive and uninteresting. Wanted to know more about the DnD guy.

I'm glad they're taking the time to showcase their tag teams. SCU look fun, always like Evans and Angelico, don't know Private party, but I'll give 'em a shot, if you'd asked me what Penta wore when he wasn't being Penta it wouldn't have been THAT JACKET.

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I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

BIg Stuff The First:

The women's championship match was great, and Riho's pin was super earned, but I really wanted Nyla Rose to win just to see the shitshow around AEW's first women's champion being a Native American Trans Woman. Post match, Nyla went off and powerbombed an announcer(?), and Riho, and then Kenny showed up and she just like... backed down? Boo. Punch Kenny Omega, you can get away with it.

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I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

Big the 2nd:

Jake Hagar is a mistake. He's been in interviews tacitly endorsing shitty people, liking transphobic tweets and even if none of that was the case, you were still gonna deal with the baggage the "Real American" shit always carried with it, as evidenced by the huge "We The People" chant when he showed up. Don't want him on my TV.

Also this faction(?) of Hagar, Jericho, Guevara, Santana and Ortiz just seems real thrown together.

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I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

@AKAHayling

The only quibble I have with any of these is, TNT hyped a big lead-in special the night before to get folks up to speed, then put it on YouTube as well.

The rest is spot-on and not necessarily great. It was a really fun show, though.

I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

@AKAHayling

Oh, also that MJF can be pretty solid.

I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

@thraeryn

Like... I believe you? The match was fine. But his opponent was a one-dimensional jobber which should have just been a lay-up for how your promo should go, but it felt like he just didn't get out of first.

I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

@AKAHayling

Yeah. He was very "this is my introductory promo" to a crowd that, frankly, already knew him. It ended up bein' a weird mish-mash.

I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

@AKAHayling

er, a live crowd. anyway.

I have a bunch of little AEW thoughts and two big ones. 

@thraeryn

I didn't hear about the lead-in thing, I'll have to go watch that to get some context. XD

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