Creator Backlash: Ever since his unceremonious firing, Gabe Sapolsky has shown traits of this. He even told Kevin Steen to "leave [Gabe's] name out of your ROH storyline" (where Kevin Steen cited Sapolsky as being one of those unjustly let go by ROH).
Fan Nickname: Smokey Mountain Of Honor...uh, a detractor nickname for those who weren't fans of Cornette's run as an authority figure and or his influence on the booking.
No Budget: Despite being a television company, Sinclair Broadcast Group gave Ring Of Honor no budget for production, the end result being two years on screen in less quality than Ohio Valley Wrestling.
Old Shame: At the first Glory By Honor, October 5, 2002, the Insane Clown PosseSquashed the Outcast Killaz (Oman Tortuga and Diablo Santiago), with the crowd going back and forth between cheering ICP and booing them. Even though ICP had volunteered to work for free that night, ROH was so embarrassed by this that the match was left off of the home video release, though it later appeared on the ROH Uncensored Vol. 1 DVD. The match is not even listed on ROH's results page.
Torch The Territory And Run: Edison had been marked by crowds who were erratic at best, and downright disrespectful at worst. Adam Pearce decided to put on Injustice II in January of 2009, which saw the combination of Austin Aries outright calling Edison a "B-market," and the infamous 48-minute "time limit" draw between Nigel McGuinness and Tyler Black. They would run two more nondescript Edison shows later in 2009 before dropping it permanently in the spring of 2010.