Appearing at the very last telecast of WCW Monday Nitro, where he announced the purchase of WCW. Whether you like him or not; after all he's gone through from 1995 to 2001, it was probably satisfying for him to have finally reached his goal.
Black Saturday in 1985 where Vince bought Georgia Championship Wrestling and it's time on WTBS was a disaster. The traditional Southern fans hated the WWE's product, and the fact that Vince only bothered to provide Clip Shows didn't help. However, his recovery qualifies as a real-life CMOA. Vince negotiated his way out of the contract and then sold the timeslot back to Jim Crockett Promotions for one million dollars, money which he used to fund Wrestlemania 1. So in summary, Vince stole a timeslot out from under his biggest rival, sold it back at a huge markup, and that aforementioned rival ending up essentially paying for a successful and profitable PPV that made Vince even more money.