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19th Aug '16 11:12:01 AM AnonFangeekGirl
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* Samuel Haight from World of Darkness. He was a Werewolf/Vampire/Mage/Changeling. Ads made him out to be the Ultimate Badass but in practice it was just silly.

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* Samuel Haight from World of Darkness. ''TabletopGame/OldWorldOfDarkness''. His original concept (kinfolk who wanted to kill werewolves to become one himself) wasn't too bad, but then more adventures were written with him and he ended up getting powers from ''all'' the major gamelines (Vampire, Werewolf, Mage, Changeling) with Paradox immunity and the ability to VillainExitStageLeft. GMs were ''encouraged'' to always let him escape at the end. He was hated for being a Werewolf/Vampire/Mage/Changeling. Ads made him out to be blatant VillainSue. Eventually, the Ultimate Badass but in practice it writers caught on and he was just silly.[[TakeThatScrappy killed by a Paradox blast, and his soul was forged into an ashtray in]] [[Wraith/TheOblivion the underworld]].
19th Aug '16 10:58:32 AM AnonFangeekGirl
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* While most of the original characters from ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'' are detested, Rhymey is the least liked out of all of them. It doesn't help that he ends up being paired with [[TheCutie Fluttershy]].

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* While most of the original characters from ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'' are detested, Rhymey is the least liked out of all of them.them, mostly because of his constant rhyming uses [[PainfulRhyme really bad rhymes]]. It doesn't help that he ends up being paired with [[TheCutie Fluttershy]].
27th Jul '16 12:35:15 AM Anddrix
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*** Utopia itself isn't really the problem: Utopia/Hope, and its various upgrades, are perfectly fine in a vacuum, being well-balanced, decently-rounded, and good-looking. The problem is that Utopia happens to be the main card of Yuma Tsukumo, the main character of ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'', and not only is it the main card of a character who is already a BaseBreaker on the best of days, but he uses it ''[[SpotlightStealingSquad to the exclusion of all others.]]'' Despite the premise of the series being that [[GottaCatchEmAll Yuma takes the ace cards of his opponents]], and therefore is carting around dozens of super-strong Numbers at all times, and despite the fact that Yuma's deck contains Gagagas that could easily bring out anything he wants, he ''always'' goes into Utopia within the first few turns, and ''always'' uses it to deliver the finisher. You can pretty much count the number of times he summons a non-Utopia Number on one hand, making what should be one of the most diverse decks in the series [[ThemeDeck painfully predictable.]] What, you liked Big Eye or Lucky Straight or Volcasaurus or the OOParts or Heart-earth? Well, too bad; Yuma has them now and they're never showing up again because they're not Utopia. Other protagonists had ace cards, but none of them abused them the way Yuma did with Utopia.

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*** Utopia itself isn't really the problem: Utopia/Hope, and its various upgrades, are perfectly fine in a vacuum, being well-balanced, decently-rounded, and good-looking. The problem is that Utopia happens to be the main card of Yuma Tsukumo, the main character of ''Anime/YuGiOhZexal'', and not only is it the main card of a character who is already a BaseBreaker BaseBreakingCharacter on the best of days, but he uses it ''[[SpotlightStealingSquad to the exclusion of all others.]]'' Despite the premise of the series being that [[GottaCatchEmAll Yuma takes the ace cards of his opponents]], and therefore is carting around dozens of super-strong Numbers at all times, and despite the fact that Yuma's deck contains Gagagas that could easily bring out anything he wants, he ''always'' goes into Utopia within the first few turns, and ''always'' uses it to deliver the finisher. You can pretty much count the number of times he summons a non-Utopia Number on one hand, making what should be one of the most diverse decks in the series [[ThemeDeck painfully predictable.]] What, you liked Big Eye or Lucky Straight or Volcasaurus or the OOParts or Heart-earth? Well, too bad; Yuma has them now and they're never showing up again because they're not Utopia. Other protagonists had ace cards, but none of them abused them the way Yuma did with Utopia.
9th Jul '16 11:06:48 AM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'':

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* ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'':''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'':
29th Jun '16 10:15:16 AM longWriter
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* Clippy, the Microsoft Office animated paperclip assistant. As soon as you write the word "Dear" he immediately pops up and asks if you need help writing a letter, complete with [[MostAnnoyingSound tapping sound effects]]. ''[[StopHelpingMe Stop helping us.]]'' And if you actually do ask him for help, you find out he's nothing more than a search function.

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* Clippy, the Microsoft Office animated paperclip assistant. As soon as you write the word "Dear" he immediately pops up and asks if you need help writing a letter, complete with [[MostAnnoyingSound tapping sound effects]]. ''[[StopHelpingMe Stop ''[[AnnoyingVideoGameHelper Stop]] [[UnwantedAssistance helping us.]]'' And if you actually do ask him for help, you find out he's nothing more than a search function.
1st Jun '16 5:42:47 PM granger2291
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12th May '16 6:52:05 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* Vezon from ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'', after he had lost his powers, and all that was left was his [[TalkativeLoon random ramblings]]. [[BrokenBase While these amused a portion of the fanbase, the rest found him incredibly annoying and useless]], leaving him as either the EnsembleDarkhorse or TheScrappy depending on your point of view. It didn't help that after having been infused with the power of dimension-traveling, he can now pop up anywhere.

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* Vezon from ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'', ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'':
** Vezon,
after he had lost his powers, and all that was left was his [[TalkativeLoon random ramblings]]. [[BrokenBase While these amused a portion of the fanbase, the rest found him incredibly annoying and useless]], leaving him as either the EnsembleDarkhorse or TheScrappy depending on your point of view. It didn't help that after having been infused with the power of dimension-traveling, he can now pop up anywhere.



** ''Toys/{{Bionicle 2015}}'' has the Skull Scorpio, generally regarded as perhaps the weakest sets of the toyline's reboot due to its big and clunky, gimmick-based tail clashing strongly with its otherwise sleek and slender design, as well as for its legs being immobile. As well, it shares many of the frowned-upon aspects of its entire wave, such as a reused mask and somewhat garish colors.
** Ketar from the series' second year for his awkward build and function, as well as his mess of a color scheme. However, in some fans' eyes, he has been RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap by the AnimatedAdaptation, and because many feel that uniting him with that year's Pohatu, another figure with a shaky reputation, improves both toys.
* Apple White of ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'', she is disliked by the fandom for being a self absorbed MarySue. Being the daughter of Snow White she is destined for a happy ending, but she believes that Raven Queen should be her evil queen, and tries to convince her to take her mothers role, which will end in misery for Raven. Unsurprisingly dolls of her supposedly sell quite poorly (the only reason so many are made is because she's technically a main character).



* Franchise/{{LEGO}} has had many failed lines that fans would rather forget: ''Series/{{Galidor}}'', ''Toys/RoboRiders'', ''Toys/LEGOTimeCruisers'' and ''Jack Stone'' come to mind, along with a plethora of disliked sub-series with otherwise popular lines, such as the ''Insectoids'' from ''Toys/LEGOSpace'', and a lot of others from the company's DorkAge from about 1997 to early 2000s (for their oversized, "juniorized" pieces and lazy builds).



* Apple White of ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'', she is disliked by the fandom for being a self absorbed MarySue. Being the daughter of Snow White she is destined for a happy ending, but she believes that Raven Queen should be her evil queen, and tries to convince her to take her mothers role, which will end in misery for Raven. Unsurprisingly dolls of her supposedly sell quite poorly (the only reason so many are made is because she's technically a main character).
* Franchise/{{LEGO}} has had many failed lines that fans would rather forget: ''Series/{{Galidor}}'', ''Toys/RoboRiders'', ''Toys/LEGOTimeCruisers'' and ''Jack Stone'' come to mind, along with a plethora of disliked sub-series with otherwise popular lines, such as the ''Insectoids'' from ''Toys/LEGOSpace'', and a lot of others from the company's DorkAge from about 1997 to early 2000s (for their oversized, "juniorized" pieces and lazy builds).

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* Apple White Kennedy from ''Franchise/{{Myscene}}'' gets a lot of ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'', she is disliked by the fandom negative reception from fans for being a self absorbed MarySue. Being the daughter of Snow White she is destined made as an obvious replacement for a happy ending, but she believes Barbie. The fact that Raven Queen should be her evil queen, and tries to convince her to take her mothers role, which will end in misery for Raven. Unsurprisingly dolls of her supposedly sell quite poorly (the both characters were paired up with River as well as sharing similar personality traits only reason so many are made is because she's technically adds fuel to the fire.
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a main character).
* Franchise/{{LEGO}} has had many failed lines
special disdain for items that fans would rather forget: ''Series/{{Galidor}}'', ''Toys/RoboRiders'', ''Toys/LEGOTimeCruisers'' and ''Jack Stone'' come to mind, along with a plethora of disliked sub-series with otherwise popular lines, such as the ''Insectoids'' are not based on aspects from ''Toys/LEGOSpace'', [[WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine the television series]] or the ''Literature/TheRailwaySeries'' books and a lot of others are created specifically for the range, as well as items that use more plastic than wood. An item that gets the most disdain from them in particular is the company's DorkAge from about 1997 to early 2000s (for their oversized, "juniorized" pieces and lazy builds).Bubble Loader, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a destination that involves loading bubble liquid]].



* ''Toys/{{Bionicle 2015}}'' has the Skull Scorpio, generally regarded as perhaps the weakest sets of the toyline's reboot due to its big and clunky, gimmick-based tail clashing strongly with its otherwise sleek and slender design, as well as for its legs being immobile. As well, it shares many of the frowned-upon aspects of its entire wave, such as a reused mask and somewhat garish colors.
** Ketar from the series' second year for his awkward build and function, as well as his mess of a color scheme. However, in some fans' eyes, he has been RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap by the AnimatedAdaptation, and because many feel that uniting him with that year's Pohatu, another figure with a shaky reputation, improves both toys.
* Kennedy from "Franchise/{{Myscene}}" gets a lot of negative reception from fans for being made as an obvious replacement for Barbie. The fact that both characters were paired up with River as well as sharing similar personality traits only adds fuel to the fire.
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* ''Toys/{{Bionicle 2015}}'' has the Skull Scorpio, generally regarded as perhaps the weakest sets of the toyline's reboot due to its big and clunky, gimmick-based tail clashing strongly with its otherwise sleek and slender design, as well as for its legs being immobile. As well, it shares many of the frowned-upon aspects of its entire wave, such as a reused mask and somewhat garish colors.
** Ketar from the series' second year for his awkward build and function, as well as his mess of a color scheme. However, in some fans' eyes, he has been RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap by the AnimatedAdaptation, and because many feel that uniting him with that year's Pohatu, another figure with a shaky reputation, improves both toys.
* Kennedy from "Franchise/{{Myscene}}" gets a lot of negative reception from fans for being made as an obvious replacement for Barbie. The fact that both characters were paired up with River as well as sharing similar personality traits only adds fuel to the fire.
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5th May '16 12:07:38 AM Kid
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** Starter decks (Not to be confused with Structure decks). Although that they may release several new cards, they are mediocre to play in competitive play.

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** Starter decks (Not (not to be confused with Structure decks). Although that they may release several new cards, they are mediocre to play in competitive play.
1st May '16 12:49:26 PM Vrahno
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** Ketar from the series' second year for his awkward build and function, as well as his mess of a color scheme. However, in some fans' eyes, he has been RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap by the AnimatedAdaptation, and because many feel that uniting him with that year's Pohatu, another figure with a shaky reputation, improves both toys.
21st Mar '16 10:56:03 PM MorgenReiter
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* David Arquette winning the Wrestling/{{WCW}} title caused "[[Wrestling/WCWMondayNitro Nitro]]" ratings to plummet a full five points. Ticket sales dropped off as fans boycotted the show. Arquette would [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap redeem himself in the eyes of the fan base]] by quietly donating his WCW salary to injured wrestlers and or the families of dead wrestlers but his run remains on of the most spectacular failures in the history of the industry. The booker responsible, Wrestling/VinceRusso, has never been forgiven and by giving himself an onscreen role where he also won the WCW title, he condemned himself to be forever a scrappy in the eyes of pro wrestling fans. Also helping Arquette's case but hurting Russo's at the same time is that fact that Arquette himself voiced that it was a terrible idea, knowing fans would hate it, but Russo insisted on it and he reluctantly went with it when he realized there was no budging. When the man who your plan will put in place as your champion tells you himself that said plan is a bad idea, maybe that's a cue that you should adjust it to work if not pull the plug altogether.
* Once Wrestling/AlbertoDelRio won the WWE Championship from CM Punk and cut the latter's red-hot angle short, he went from being viewed as the next big heel to near universally hated by the IWC.
* Wrestling/TheBigShow is one of the longest-tenured and most versatile big men in WWE history. But most smarks hold nothing but contempt for him, and view him as a boring, one-dimensional character who is recycled into the same role every time he [[FaceHeelRevolvingDoor turns from face to heel and back again]], and that he's being pushed over younger, more versatile talent like Wrestling/DanielBryan and Wrestling/DolphZiggler, thanks in large part to being one of Vince [=McMahon=]'s favorites due to [=McMahon=] having a fascination with giants.
* Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}}'s Wrestling/BoDallas, especially on /wooo/, as despite being in WWE development his entire career, he has failed to live up to the push he's gotten (he even has a win over Wade Barrett). In fact, when he defeated [[EnsembleDarkhorse Big E Langston]] for the NXT Championship, ''the audience turned their backs on him''.
** The writers eventually gave up on getting him popular as a fan favorite, and his gimmick became a Scrappy who thinks everyone loves him.
**  And now he's firmly in EnsembleDarkhorse territory. [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Not bad for someone who was firmly on top of the Scrappy heap just a year prior.]]
* Wrestling/BrianAdams as Crush of Wrestling/{{Demolition}}, as the three-man team era marked the beginning of the end of the team, as Ax would soon leave and Crush and Smash jobbed out.
* After he was finally out of Wrestling/NewJapanProWrestling affairs, consensus was Tadao Yasuda was the most hated IWGP champion of all time. That doesn't change the fact Wrestling/BrockLesnar's run with the belt was loathed. From the get go he was brought by Simon Inoki, [[CreatorsPet the son-in-law]] of Wrestling/AntonioInoki who almost led NJPW to bankruptcy and Lesnar's very presence was seen as a ripoff of Wrestling/AllJapanProWrestling's use of Wrestling/BillGoldberg two years before hand, which itself was seen as a failure. Booking didn't help as Lesnar won the belt in a triple threat match, which the New Japan fan base felt was an insult to Puroresu tradition and then, as would later become characteristic, Brock Lesnar did not work a full-time schedule, giving the impression he was a slacker(former and succeeding outsider champions would at least defend the belt overseas or something when they weren't at NJPW shows). Lesnar's title matches were well below the quality expected of an IWGP champion and he refused to drop the belt, trying to hold on to it even after being officially stripped of it. But perhaps worst of all, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking he refused]] to take Antonio Inoki's fighting spirit slap.
* Brooke Hogan, is widely hated as the only reason she was employed by TNA is cause she was the Daughter of Wrestling/{{Hulk|Hogan}}. She's basically a black hole neither possessing or inheriting any of her father's personailty or charsima, the life out of any segment sucks right out whenever she opens her mouth. Getting put in a Main Event angle with [[Wrestling/TheDudleyBoys Bully Ray]] as well as being in charge of the Knockouts only made the fanbase hate her more.
* Wrestling/{{TNA}}'s Dixie Carter. The woman has no charisma or business sense and would not work {{heel}}, even though TNA's fans and haters alike despised her. She had Wrestling/TommyDreamer beg on national TV for one last chance to show the world about Wrestling/{{ECW}} (something that did not happen for WWE's ''One Night Stand'', because if it did, the Mutants would have destroyed [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince [=McMahon=]]]). Oh, and as pointed out by [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Spoony]], she has only one facial expression, which is now known as "Dixie Carter Face".
** She's also easily manipulated and delusional ignoring the problems going on in TNA, a DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck being her calling out the Roster and telling them to step it up when at that time TNA was putting on quality shows and matches and it went down the drain once she wanted to take a more active role in the company despite having no clue how to run the business. Dixie Carter's FaceHeelTurn did help out somewhat, when it culminated in Bully Ray putting her through a table.
* Although the promotion Wrestling/DragonGate is popular with fans, it is something of a Scrappy to many other pro wrestlers. Dragon Gate's matches generally end with flat out barrages of finishing moves rather than a finisher. Many other Japanese wrestlers see this particular style as flat out disrespectful to the business itself.
* Wrestling/DoinkTheClown's monster heel run in 1993 is seen as one of the best things about the New Generation era, and "Evil Doink" is remembered almost universally positively. As a {{face}}, though, he is just as hated as heel Doink is loved, primarily for being a slapstick kid-appeal character.
** A more recent example of a wrestler who is TheScrappy as face and EnsembleDarkhorse as heel: [[Wrestling/RonKillings R-Truth]]. Once he was turned back face and especially once he reverted to his original gimmick in 2013, he fell right back into the Scrappy heap.
* Wrestling/EvaMarie from ''Series/TotalDivas'' has gotten a lot of hate from fans for a few reasons. One of the reasons for the hatred is because Eva Marie has absolutely no in-ring skills (if you watch her wrestle, first of all sorry, but you'll notice any move she does besides weak-looking punches and kicks are botched in some way about 90% of the time), yet she's a newbie who is able to automatically be on {{WWE RAW}} while more talented female wrestlers are still on Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}} or FCW. Another reason why Eva Marie gets hate is because of her ignorance of the wrestling business, which is mainly demonstrated in ''Series/TotalDivas'' when she refers to Jinder Mahal as "Ginger Mahal" and hometown of {{Randy Orton}} as Los Angeles. Fans question whether Eva Marie is in the wrestling business for the passion or for the title of a "Diva". There's even an internet meme dedicated to Eva Marie's ignorance about wrestling, titled [[http://www.memegeneokerlund.com/character/clueless-eva-marie "Clueless Eva Marie"]].
* The Great Khali, who pulls double duty as TheGiant and a CaptainEthnic. His horrible accent quickly dropped him to EthnicScrappy, and though he's the tallest guy on the roster, that's basically the only thing he has. Like many giants, he's got acromegaly, but unlike, say, Wrestling/AndreTheGiant, who either [[LightningBruiser managed to be incredibly agile anyway]] or [[ImplacableMan countered his slowness with a sense of purpose and weight]], the Great Khali can't wrestle. Period. He moves like he's about to keel over. He seems to have a hard time with putting one foot in front of the other. He's been called "the worst wrestler to win the heavyweight belt," and he's only gotten worse since that win. He's [[MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales popular in India,]] but anywhere else, he's dueling [[BaseBreaker Cena]] for the title of top Scrappy.
* Try and find one fan of Wrestling/{{Hornswoggle}} in the IWC. It would be easier to find a needle in a haystack. In particular, there are four specific angles of his [[SoBadItsHorrible that make smarks sick to their stomach;]] namely, being the final WWE Cruiserweight Title holder, the "Illegitimate Son" angle, his one-sided feud with Wrestling/ChavoGuerreroJr, and being the Anonymous RAW General Manager. To give a good example how much people hate Hornswoggle, '''two''' of the aforementioned angles won WrestleCrap's Gooker Award for the worst angle of the year (the Illegitimate Son and Hornswoggle/Chavo angles).
* Wrestling/JeffHardy during the early part of the 21st century. He was mainly MrFanservice, and the male fanbase resented him for this. Also he was demotivated and drugged up. Things bottomed out when he made an appearance at Wrestling/RingOfHonor. High pitched squeals of female fans who'd gone to the show [[JustHereForGodzilla just to see Jeff]], mixed with the roughly 1000 [=ROH=] regulars {{c|rowdChant}}hanting "We Want Matt" and "Don't Come Back" at him.
** When Wrestling/{{Konnan}} went to Wrestling/RingOfHonor he got the same treatment. For that matter, so did Wrestling/MattHardy, although he stuck around for a few more matches and put some of the Wrestling/RingOfHonor regulars over, [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap redeeming himself]] in their eyes.
** The EpicFail that was the Victory Road PPV, where Jeff came out to wrestle for TNA's title completely destroyed on drugs. After that, people have started to migrate away from Jeff.
* Wrestling/{{Kane}} can be a "love him or hate him" type of wrestler, but there are very few people who like his "Corporate Kane" schtick.
* Wrestling/JohnCena has been TheScrappy at periods of his career. As a heel, he worked a PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy gimmick and was extremely popular... then suddenly he turned face and the fans were expected to take the formerly phony hip-hop posturing seriously. Then the WWE bookers started pushing him specifically to appeal to younger fans, giving him a PeripheryHatedom. Nowadays, fans mainly like Cena - he regularly gets awards in wrestling magazines - but they continue to boo him mainly because the WWE bookers try so hard to get the fans to cheer for him to the point of eventually resorting to having a few legends from past eras either putting him over or even outright jobbing for him, a move that alienated a good portion of WWE's old-time fandom.
** This whole attitude towards Cena may be best exemplified by [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-PkYVxM_d0 ECW country]]
** Well Wrestling/JohnCena did state in a promo before ''One Night Stand'' that he knew he wouldn't be welcomed in any ECW arena and would probably spark a riot if he won. Then said he was going to win. Maybe that reaction was wanted. That said, even taking account the lessen vitriol toward Cena personally over the years, there are plenty of wrestling fans who hate him legitimately. He's even been booed at shows hosted by promotions he's never worked for, and likely never will if there is any honesty in his promo about working for another promotion "tarnishing" the WWE title belt.
* Wrestling/JohnLaurinaitis is the most recent example. In RealLife he was already disliked for being an incompetent stooge of Vince [=McMahon=] who primarily only has a job because [[YesMan he's such a suck-up]]. But it wasn't until 2011 that Laurinaitis made his WWE television debut, and currently most people wish he had just stayed behind-the-scenes. Initially it seemed like he was going to play Vince's right-hand {{evil minion|s}} similar to Brisco and Patterson back in the AE in order to mirror his RealLife role. However Vince went on another hiatus from television yet Laurinaitis remained behind. It quickly became clear that he was a terrible onscreen performer due to his lack of mic ability, [[DullSurprise poor acting skills]], and having zero charisma. Despite this he stayed on TV and was played up as [[TheManBehindTheMan the person behind the conspiracy against]] Vince's son-in-law, Wrestling/TripleH. This [[AbortedArc arc was scrapped]], but Vince still came back and appointed Laurinaitis as the new GM of RAW. He INSTANTLY became a one-dimensional and bland [[TyrantTakesTheHelm heel general manager]], and finally ended up feuding with Wrestling/CMPunk. It didn't last long as the feud was a flop, and they teased Laurinaitis being fired, only for him to not only keep his job, but become permanent GM of RAW. Things went downhill when he feuded with Smackdown GM Teddy Long for control of both shows, [[ForegoneConclusion which obviously Laurinaitis won, making him GM of both shows]]. After this Laurinaitis became the center of attention for the show. It's finally reached the point where now he's headlining a PPV against John Cena [[ShockingSwerve and winning]]. He's a blatant [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Mr. [=McMahon=]]] [[BigBadWannabe wannabe]], but is really just an {{Expy}} of Vickie Guerrero, as in an annoying and untalented performer is pushed to the moon and made the center of attention and focus of the program simply and only manages to get XPacHeat due to them being a terrible performer, though WWE pretends it's heel heat and uses it as an excuse to push them.
* [[Wrestling/VonErichFamily Lacey Von Erich]] is regarded as one of the worst wrestlers in ''all of history'' to step into the ring. She's arguably even more incompetent in the ring than the WWE Divas, botches moves as often as she connects with them, and a failure at selling even the most basic of moves. The only person ever to display less in-ring talent than her in TNA history is Jenna Morasca. The worst part? She's got enough natural athleticism that there's no reason she couldn't pull a Trish Stratus and become good, but because of her wrestling pedigree (being part of the Von Erich family), she has never actually gone through wrestling training. It didn't help that she insisted on following in her family's tradition by using the Iron Claw as her FinishingMove. Wrestling/{{Kurrgan}}, a 7'0, 350 lbs. monster, had started using it back in late 1997 in WWE, calling it TheParalyzer, and wasn't able to get it over. If Kurrgan, with his huge hands, couldn't get people to buy into the move, then there was no way Lacey, at 5'10 and 155 lbs., with noticeably small hands, was going to make it believable. It also didn't help that she was a member of Wrestling/TheBeautifulPeople, who had each been the scrappy at some point of their career (unless you consider hired gun Moose to be a member, [[Wrestling/BillyGunn Cute Kip]] got enough for being another WWE transplant, Wrestling/AngelinaLove for being "too skinny", Wrestling/VelvetSky for "botching" and Wrestling/MadisonRayne for a screechy voice, for a ''summary'').
* Wrestling/{{LayCool}}. Unliked, not very talented, often mean-spirited and hateful and {{Generic Doomsday Villain}}esses (due to one of them being married to Wrestling/TheUndertaker). An unholy combination of Scrappiness.
* Lince Dorado, best known for wrestling in Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. When he debuted he was pushed as a very big deal face, and ended up coming down with the nickname "Cena Dorado." Chikara then went through a period of alternating between pushing Lince like any other face rookie and pushing him like a top of the card wrestler. He fairly quickly became TheScrappy of the promotion. This attitude was in full effect at ''King of Trios 2009'', when Lince's team (The Future is Now) was defeated by the eventual winners of the tournament (Friends in Similar Tights, aka Team [=FIST=]); despite being the heels, [=FIST=] ''got cheered'' for taking out [=TFiN=]. Lince was eventually depushed. A string of generally improved performances and a well executed FaceHeelTurn nearly resulted in Lince being RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap. Then he got fired for no-showing a card and/or appearing in a video without his mask.
* WWE's English commentary table has seated its fair share of these through the years, and in general is very unpopular in much of the 2010's, to the point that some people actually say WWE programming is only watchable with the audio muted. This especially became true when Michael Cole and JBL became the two mainstays, as many people hate how their dynamic mostly comes off as pointless bickering that does nothing but distract from the action.
** Wrestling/MichaelCole is the name that pops up most frequently when people are asked who WWE's worst commentator is. He frequently makes boneheaded comments like referring to Wrestling/BretHart breaking his leg as the worst night of his life (why, yes, this was years after his brother [[Wrestling/OwenHart Owen's]] fatal accident) and referring to Wrestling/VickieGuerrero's tribute to her late husband at Wrestlemania XXVI as a "hog splash." Despite all this, Cole has maintained a unbroken commentary position with the WWE since 1999, something none of the other current commentators can say. Thus whenever anyone puts a [[TakeThatScrappy beating on him]], be it Wrestling/BryanDanielson or Wrestling/JimRoss, expect cheers. Lots and lots of cheers. This is also not to forget Cole's stint in late 2010 and early 2011 where he turned heel and seemed to be so obsessed with TheMiz that some fans interpreted it as Cole literally being in love with him. His heel gimmick in general was hated for going on far too long and being far too obnoxious, and even won the 2011 Gooker Award.
** Byron Saxton is often criticized for coming off as a clueless wimp who adds nothing to the commentary table and tends to sit quietly while his broadcast partners argue around him.
** Josh Mathews was hated for his run on WWE commentary for similar reasons to Byron Saxton above, but his run in TNA is arguably even worse. Instead of a wimp that gets cowed by his more obnoxious broadcast partners, Mathews in TNA has been described as "Michael Cole-lite", who instead comes off as an obnoxious hypocrite who insults WWE despite still using the same broadcast language and terminology that he was trained to use in WWE and Cole still uses.
* Wrestling/TheMiz was absolutely hated when he debuted on WWE TV in 2006. Then, he was RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap via his team with Wrestling/JohnMorrison. Then he became a BaseBreaker when WWE chose to push him even though Morrison seemed to have a higher ceiling. Then once again completely escaped Morrison's shadow and established himself as a breakout solo heel. Then he won the WWE title and again reached Base Breaker status. Nowadays, The Miz is looked back upon in an extremely negative light; as one of the biggest embarrassments in WWE history with both his title reign and Wrestling/WrestleMania defense against John Cena cited amongst the worst of all time.
* As Rocky Maivia, [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson The Rock]] had a huge hatedom. After his FaceHeelTurn, he became the guy we all know and love.
* [[Wrestling/RomanReigns Roman Reigns]] became this following his winning of the 2015 Royal Rumble Match, since he won over the extremely popular [[Wrestling/DanielBryan Daniel Bryan]] and a number of other [[EnsembleDarkhorse Ensemble Darkhorses]] like Wrestling/DolphZiggler, Wrestling/DeanAmbrose, and Wrestling/DamienSandow, and his victory made it obvious that WWE was trying to push him as the next top babyface of the company. Many people felt he hadn't been around long enough to deserve this, and he subsequently became a CreatorsPet.
* The ur-example of wrestling would be Sean (X-Pac/Syxx/1-2-3 Kid) Waltman. Best known for naming the trope XPacHeat. To explain this a bit - Waltman had been part of the mega-popular Wrestling/{{DGenerationX}}, and gotten very popular as part of it. His star faded though, but his gimmick didn't evolve. He took up plenty of TV time and rarely lost despite not really getting a push or doing anything interesting. Pretty soon the fans just didn't want to watch him. There were actually a few incidents where Waltman pulled himself out of the Scrappy Heap briefly, such as teaming with Wrestling/JeffHardy and doing the Hardy Boyz trademark double team moves with him, or a very good television match against Wrestling/EddieGuerrero. But since his gimmick still wouldn't evolve.
* Wrestling/TripleH. From 2002-2005 he was the most hated man in wrestling because of how Raw always focused around him. Even when he wasn't the champ, he was still the focal point of and whenever he did lose it, it'd only be a matter of time before he got it back. Every show pretty much opened with him cutting a long promo (One time bringing out a a chair to sit on letting you know [[ThisIsGonnaSuck he'll be out there for a while]]) Booked to be invincible, and squashing guys effortlessly, you can count the number of times he was on the losing end of a show on one hand. One time he lost the title, only for it to be vacated due to controversy surrounding the finish and winds up winning it back! Fans in the audience and IWC grew to hate him and even today there are those who can't stand him.
** Now that he has a penchant for inserting himself into hot feuds (most recently Wrestling/CMPunk vs. John Cena and Wrestling/BryanDanielson vs. John Cena), the hatred is on the rise again.
* Wrestling/VickieGuerrero, at least as a character. An untalented, shrill and downright ugly woman that had multiple segments of a SINGLE Smackdown! dedicated to her and whatever she was doing at the time. As "GM" of the Smackdown! brand, Guerrero hogged the spotlight on a show that was mainly know for featuring a lot of up-and-coming stars and giving them shots at the big time. Her inability to act and properly play a crowd, besides some of the cheapest-brand Heat you could find, turned many off to the Smackdown! brand during her tenure as its GM.
** It doesn't help that she constantly yells "EXCUSE ME!" in that shrill voice.
* Wes Brisco and Garrett Bischoff, another example of Nepotism. Garrett even was Captain of a Lockdown team in 2012 being captain of guys like Wrestling/AJStyles, Wrestling/AustinAries, Wrestling/RobVanDam, and Mr. Anderson which obviously didn't go so well with the fans.
* A strong case could be made for Mojo Rawley in NXT, whose gimmick consists mostly of running and jumping around while yelling things. The fact that his moveset consisted mostly of clotheslines and basic moves didn't help, along with his having what some felt was the lamest finishing move around, which was just landing ass-first on a downed opponent's chest. Many fans consider him the worst example of WWE's tendency of pushing former football players over actual wrestlers, stemming from his being pushed very strongly in 2013. Mojo's gimmick has even been described as being the UltimateWarrior minus any of the things that made Warrior entertaining.
* Most of the IWC really does not like Wrestling/StephanieMcMahon, especially her run in Wrestling/TheAuthority. While many people can appreciate that she inherited at least some of the promo skills that made her father such a great "[[InsistentTerminology character]]", almost nobody in the IWC likes her character. It is almost unheard of for Stephanie to ''not'' use those promo skills to verbally humiliate and emasculate every person she talks to, regardless of who they are; whether it's jobbers, champions, or John Cena, no matter if she or the person she's talking to is heel or face, it doesn't matter, as she almost always makes whoever she's talking down to look like a complete fool. However, probably the thing people hate most about Stephanie is that [[KarmaHoudini she's essentially untouchable]] in almost everything she does. While male wrestlers are understandably not allowed any physical retribution against her, they normally aren't allowed any ''other'' kind of retaliation either and the best they can do is refute her insults or insult them back. The women, on the other hand, are normally completely cowed by her dressing downs, regardless if they are heel or face. Because of her virtual immunity to any consequences and penchant for always coming out on top in any situation, many feel she even edges dangerously close to VillainSue territory.
* Bubba The Love Sponge (a trashy net radio personality) had absolutely no business being on a wrestling show. However, he did simply because he's a total mark for [[HulkHogan Hulk Hogan]] and The Hulkster proceeded to cram the obnoxious jerk down everyone's throat.
* The Wrestling/BellaTwins, particularly Nikki, have become this thanks in large part to Nikki's relationship with John Cena.
* In Wrestling/{{Progress Wrestling}} there's Lion Kid, a wrestler who was on only two shows, whenever someone jokingly suggests he returns on the Facebook group, the idea is met with disdain from pretty much everyone.
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