History YMMV / Emma

3rd Jan '17 8:52:06 AM lilithmercy
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* ArcFatigue: Emmalina has this and she hasn't even redebuted yet. The promos have been going on for months, including several weeks after she was hyped as appearing "next week", leading everyone to just want them to get the hell on with it.
20th Dec '16 6:50:23 AM fearlessnikki
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* BaseBreakingCharacter: Her new character of Emmalina hasn't even ''debuted'' yet but already has many, many detractors. It doesn't help that the vignettes being played for it make it clear that instead of her old character, she's instead having a modeling gimmick of some sorts. Many fans are hoping for it to somehow be a swerve with the old Emma making a return.

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* BaseBreakingCharacter: Her new character of Emmalina hasn't even ''debuted'' yet but already has many, many detractors. It doesn't help that the vignettes being played for it make it clear that instead of her old character, she's instead having a modeling gimmick of some sorts. Many fans Some people are hoping for it to somehow be a swerve with the old dreading it, while others point out that heel Emma making essentially had no gimmick and the Emmalina thing could give her a return.boost.



* GrowingTheBeard: Crowd responses to her SHIMMER debut were lukewarm compared to tag team partner Rayna Von Tosh's. Yeah, Tenille Tayla was the bland one.

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* GrowingTheBeard: Crowd responses to her SHIMMER debut were lukewarm compared to tag team partner Rayna Von Tosh's. Yeah, Tenille Tayla was the bland one. Once she was given a slight makeover (going from brown to blonde, adopting catchier ring gear) and brushing up on her skills, she was held in higher regard.


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* NarmCharm: The entire point of the dancing gimmick. It was so silly and yet once it got over, it was lots of fun.
23rd Nov '16 5:52:20 PM ThatIrishReader
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* BaseBreakingCharacter: Her new character of Emmalina hasn't even ''debuted'' yet but already has many, many detractors. It doesn't help that the vignettes being played for it make it clear that instead of her old character, she's instead having a modeling gimmick of some sorts. Many fans are hoping for it to somehow be a swerve with the old Emma making a return.
1st May '16 7:16:22 PM k410ren
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/EwanMcGregor is Frank Churchill in the 1996 version of Emma.
10th Jan '16 11:51:52 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* ItGetsBetter: Crowd responses to her SHIMMER debut were lukewarm compared to tag team partner Rayna Von Tosh's. Yeah, Tenille Tayla was the bland one.

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* ItGetsBetter: GrowingTheBeard: Crowd responses to her SHIMMER debut were lukewarm compared to tag team partner Rayna Von Tosh's. Yeah, Tenille Tayla was the bland one.
3rd Aug '15 11:27:14 AM SomeoneElse17
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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Emma got arrested for 'stealing' (in reality, she was using a self-scanner and forgot to scan an iPod case, and the store needed to meet a quota, so she got arrested) and ended up being fired. The fans went berserk, with quite a few questioning why Emma got fired when people like Cameron (who got arrested for a DUI, lied about where she worked and tried to bribe a cop) and Jack Swagger (who got busted with marijuana) are still on the roster. She was subsequently rehired within two hours. That she's the only Australian on the WWE roster and the company toured there just over a month later (with Emma being featured prominently) probably helped too.

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* AuthorsSavingThrow: Emma got arrested for 'stealing' (in reality, she was using a self-scanner and forgot to scan an iPod case, and the store needed to meet a quota, so she got arrested) and ended up being fired. The fans went berserk, with quite a few questioning why Emma got fired when people like Cameron (who got arrested for a DUI, lied about where she worked and tried to bribe a cop) and Jack Swagger (who got busted with marijuana) are still on the roster. She was subsequently rehired within two hours. That It probably helped that (A) she's the only Australian on the WWE roster and the company toured was touring there just over a month later (with Emma being featured prominently) probably helped too.prominently), and (B) the questions fans were asking could've gotten into the eyes of TMZ, which would not have looked good for their brand.
3rd Aug '15 11:23:38 AM SomeoneElse17
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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Arguably after she debuted on the main roster. Apparently the idea behind her being teamed up with Santino was that since he's a ditzy comedic face and she's a ditzy comedic face, they'd make a good team... except that hardly any of the fans agreed, because on the one hand, Emma by herself is a fan favourite who is quite capable of getting over without assistance; and on the other hand, while it ''might'' have been possible to pair her up with a male superstar in a team that would actually work, Santino is ''definitely'' not that superstar. Nobody liked the resulting team, which resulted in the two of them getting progressively less screen time, which just led to fans getting angrier. In the end, it took Emma getting punished for accidentally shoplifting and Santino retiring from in-ring work for her to finally get to go solo.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Arguably after she debuted on the main roster. Apparently the idea behind her being teamed up with Santino was that since he's a ditzy comedic face and she's a ditzy comedic face, they'd make a good team... except that hardly any of the fans agreed, because on the one hand, Emma by herself is a fan favourite who is quite capable of getting over without assistance; and on the other hand, while it ''might'' have been possible to pair her up with a male superstar in a team that would actually work, Santino is ''definitely'' not that superstar. Nobody liked the resulting team, which resulted in the two of them getting progressively less screen time, which just led to fans getting angrier. In the end, it took Emma getting punished for accidentally shoplifting and Santino retiring from in-ring work for her to finally get to go solo.solo, and returning to NXT as a heel over a year later for her to finally get some momentum back.
18th Jul '15 2:08:46 AM XFllo
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* RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap: Emma again. Jane Austen wrote before she started that, "I am going to take a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like."
12th Jun '15 5:52:41 PM ChrisDV
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* EvilIsSexy: Post-FaceHeelTurn in 2015.
11th May '15 5:39:46 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* ComedyGhetto: Avoided it on NXT as, although she had a comedy gimmick, she was still pushed as a (somewhat) serious wrestler and title contender. But she ended up falling into it on the main roster, mainly due to {{Flanderisation}} so that she became a one-note punchline and was not taken seriously at all.



* ItGetsBetter: Crowd responses to her SHIMMER debut were lukewarm compared to tag team partner Rayna Von Tosh's.

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* ItGetsBetter: Crowd responses to her SHIMMER debut were lukewarm compared to tag team partner Rayna Von Tosh's. Yeah, Tenille Tayla was the bland one.
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