History YMMV / UltimateWarrior

17th Sep '16 7:02:01 PM Gimere
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* BaseBreaker: One of the biggest. As if the ''Self-Destruction'' [=DVD=], and the reaction to it, wasn't enough evidence.[[note]] According to Jericho, WWE wrestlers were ordered to bury him every chance they got. Of course, that changed the second Warrior signed to come back for the Hall of Fame and the ''Self-Destruction'' DVD was put out of print immediately, so make of those interviews what you will. [[/note]]

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* BaseBreaker: BaseBreakingCharacter: One of the biggest. As if the ''Self-Destruction'' [=DVD=], and the reaction to it, wasn't enough evidence.[[note]] According to Jericho, WWE wrestlers were ordered to bury him every chance they got. Of course, that changed the second Warrior signed to come back for the Hall of Fame and the ''Self-Destruction'' DVD was put out of print immediately, so make of those interviews what you will. [[/note]]



* MemeticMutation: '''''"LOAD THE SPACESHIP WITH THE ROCKET FUEL, LOAD IT WITH THE WARRIORS!"'''''

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* MemeticMutation: MemeticMutation:
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'''''"LOAD THE SPACESHIP WITH THE ROCKET FUEL, LOAD IT WITH THE WARRIORS!"'''''WARRIORS!"'''''
** "[[HeteronormativeCrusader Queering... doesn't make the world work!]]" The point he was apparently making was that humanity would die out if every person was gay. While true in a facile, bumper-sticker sort of way[[note]]Homosexuals are as intelligent as any other random sample of humans, so while the sexual attraction might not be there even an all-homosexual society would presumably accept the need for procreation.[[/note]], what makes it homophobic was the ludicrous way he tried using this SlipperySlopeFallacy to justify banning homosexuality altogether.
** Thanks to Spoony: "HOAK HOGAN!". Or "SKRONK!"
** "THE FAMILY THAT I LIVE FOR ONLY BREATHES THE AIR THAT SMELLS OF COMBAT!"
4th Apr '16 12:56:25 PM Movienut376
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**The fact that he spent much of his hall of fame weekend making a conscious effort to mend some bridges and make peace with a lot of people he was at odds with no doubt has a lot to do with this. Ted DiBiase, one of Warrior's biggest critics on the Self Destruction DVD, utterly laments the fact that he never got the chance to speak with Warrior that weekend.
15th Jan '16 11:31:57 AM goldenroad
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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: His surprisingly intelligible promo the night before his death, essentially having the message of "I wouldn't have been this star if it wasn't for the fans. Even after my death my fire will live on within you."

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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: His surprisingly intelligible promo the night before his death, essentially having the message of "I wouldn't have been this star if it wasn't for the fans. Even after my death my fire will live on within you."" In essence, Warrior performed his own eulogy.
15th Dec '15 2:44:54 AM thecarolinabull01
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* DrugsAreBad: He never took a test while employed by the WWE, but he's been accused of using steroids throughout his career. He almost certainly did.

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* DrugsAreBad: He never took a test while employed by the WWE, but he's been accused of using steroids throughout his career. He almost certainly did.did, especially since Sting confessed to using them until 1990 and the two broke into the business together.
30th Oct '15 2:02:24 PM Anddrix
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* DudeNotFunny: During his 2005 feud with WWE, he called Droz a cripple. For those who don't know, Droz was a WWE wrestler who was left a quadriplegic after a horrible botch during a match. Wrestling/JohnBradshawLayfield called Warrior a "piece of shit" in response.
** With the death of the Ultimate Warrior a DVD known as "The Self-destruction of the Ultimate Warrior" ''really'' doesn't suit well.
28th Sep '15 9:08:51 AM tropower
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* MemeticMutation: '''''"LOAD THE SPACESHIP WITH THE ROCKET FUEL, LOAD IT WITH THE WORDS!"'''''

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* MemeticMutation: '''''"LOAD THE SPACESHIP WITH THE ROCKET FUEL, LOAD IT WITH THE WORDS!"'''''WARRIORS!"'''''
16th Jun '15 4:16:51 PM RobTan
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* DrugsAreBad: He never tooka test while employed by the WWE, but he's been accused of using steroids throughout his career. He almost certainly was.

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* CulturedWarrior[=/=]WarriorPoet: Sort of. He invented an entire philosophy out of whole cloth- Destrucity. It is both elegant in it's simplicity, and baffling in it's complexity.
* DrugsAreBad: He never tooka took a test while employed by the WWE, but he's been accused of using steroids throughout his career. He almost certainly was.did.
16th Jun '15 10:32:19 AM RobTan
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* DrugsAreBad: He never tooka test while employed by the WWE, but he's been accused of using steroids throughout his career. He almost certainly was.
11th Jun '15 1:38:56 AM RobTan
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* {{Foil}}: To Hulk Hogan- an intense and charismatic power wrestler with limited technical skill but huge crowd support. They even had similar move-sets, and Warrior's look was in many ways an exaggeration of Hogan's (long hair, tanned skin, body-builder physique).


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* NeverSpeakIllOfTheDead: Warrior was a divisive figure in life to say the least, but after his untimely demise, there has been a noticeable softening of opinion around him, including on ThisVeryWiki.
7th Jun '15 8:08:10 PM johnnyfog
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** Wrestling/{{Ted DiBiase}} ''alone'' [[http://thesmartmarks.com/old_site/artman/publish/article_683.shtml goes back and forth on the subject.]] [=DiBiase=] credits Warrior for trusting him to lead a match when they were both in Mid-South and says that Warrior was "tremendously dedicated to keeping his body in shape. That's about it." He says that Warrior was very calculating, rude to the fans, and repeatedly held Vince up for more money. This might explain Vince's notorious reticence with putting the belt on wrestlers who reside outside of his inner circle.

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** Wrestling/{{Ted DiBiase}} ''alone'' [[http://thesmartmarks.com/old_site/artman/publish/article_683.shtml goes back and forth on the subject.]] [=DiBiase=] credits Warrior for trusting him to lead a match when they were both in Mid-South and says that Warrior was "tremendously dedicated to keeping his body in shape. That's about it." He says that Warrior was very calculating, rude to the fans, and repeatedly held Vince up for more money. This might explain Vince's notorious reticence with putting the belt on wrestlers who reside outside of his inner circle.



** [[Wrestling/TheSheepherders The Bushwhackers]] [[http://thesmartmarks.com/old_site/artman/publish/article_500.shtml said]] that they got along fine with Warrior because they knew him from the UWF, but that he would ignore fans who asked him for autographs when he was at the gym. They say that Warrior did that because he saw wrestling as a way to get paid for working out, and that he stopped after Vince told him that everybody signs autographs. They also give Rick Rude credit for helping Warrior learn how to work the right way.

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** [[Wrestling/TheSheepherders The Bushwhackers]] [[http://thesmartmarks.com/old_site/artman/publish/article_500.shtml said]] that they got along fine with Warrior because they knew him from the UWF, but that he would ignore fans who asked him for autographs when he was at the gym. They say that Warrior did that because he saw wrestling as a way to get paid for working out, and that he stopped after Vince told him that [[HatesTheJobLovesTheLimelight everybody signs autographs.autographs]]. They also give Rick Rude credit for helping Warrior learn how to work the right way.
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