Is wrestling more fun when your a mark or a smark?

I remember being about 8 or 9 and watching WCW and cheering for Goldberg to win the WHC from Hogan on nitro back in the day. I remember believing that Hogan was a terrible person as you do you buy into the character and are dictated into cheering for the face. Back then i didn't know anything about selling,a wrestlers skill, jobbing,backstage politics and the fact that it takes two to make a match i just thought the one beating the guy up at the time was the best. Then you find out about all of this stuff as you get older and you look back at the old tapes and relize wrestlers that were getting pushed weren't generally the best wrestlers most of the time they were getting pushed because of their look,size or mic skills. The matches you thought were good were actually terrible (Fall brawlwar games 98).You find out about how older Wrestlers use their pull backstage to say at the top instead of pushing younger stars. But is it more fun to be a mark or a smark?

Asked By: The Perfect One! - 8/14/2007
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Everything in life is a little bit easier, a little bit more fun if you're blissfully ignorant of reality. Look at how happy little children are at the most basic things in life... More
Answered By: Secret Asian Man - 8/14/2007
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yea that is true i think smark cuz i just learned and my friends still lie cena so im gonna argue.
Answered By: EVAN!!!!!!!!!!!!1 - 8/14/2007
Same here, i remember coming on here a Goldberg fan ... now he wouldn't rank in my top 50. I guess that's just how it goes, i got caught in the hype... More
Answered By: Sub Zero is GOD! - Hornswoggle - 8/14/2007
When I became a wrestling fan back in 1995 I thought It was all real. I mean I thought HBK & Sid really hated each other in real life When I was 7 years old I believed everything about wrestling. Now I am older I learned the shadiness of the industry, the politics, drugs, and ect. It is just crazy.
Answered By: Dominique187(S.O.L.O) - 8/14/2007
Same here.I remember myself as a Hogan fan and Batista fan a few years ago.When i realized that they were such awful wrestlers,I stop buying their action figures (yes,i have a bundle of each) and booing them when i went to live shows.I admit,i liked Cena when he was a rapper for a year,when he started feuding with JBL,... More
Answered By: rafa_rafa OFC KFC - 8/14/2007
Depends entirely on what you're watching. Watching WWE as a smark is nearly heart-breaking, but you wouldn't be able to appreciate the finer, more emotional and psychological classics that only smarks seem to appreciate. Hope that answers your question. I too grew up as a Goldberg mark, and I can remember the... More
Answered By: Keyring - 8/14/2007
Well, I remember seeing the Invasion Angle, and thinking that it was such a good storyline. I knew that WWF would win. Not because there's no way that Vince would put this much effort into making a show where his wrestlers would lose, but because I just didnt want the WWF to lose. And then there was the time when... More
Answered By: dj_hobo_45 - 8/14/2007
It's definitely more fun if you're a mark. Like Secret Asian Man said: ignorance is bliss. A mark is more likely to just get caught up in the match - even if it's a bad one - and enjoy it for what it is. A smark will be critiquing it the whole way, noting why it's not a good match, why they shouldn't have done this... More
Answered By: Denver W - 8/14/2007
for me, smark because your watching WWE with some intellegence and know who should be winning and stuff like that.
Answered By: Rated RKO King of Kings PAC - 8/14/2007
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