These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Magnificent Bastard: The secret behind his insane popularity in the ring is that he's a rare heel in the business who doesn't need run-ins or heel tactics to win, but can defeat the babyfaces by simply being better than them and making them TAP OUT. The best example of this is Rumble 03, with a clean victory over Benoit in one of the greatest matches of all time. There is a promo in which he says he can say anything he wants (including not being a fan of "the black people" and wanting to make Jesus tap out) and the "idiots" will still cheer him because he's the best wrestler in the company. The crowd, of course, cheers because it's true, it's damn true.
Memetic Mutation: Regardless of whether Kurt was a face or heel, the WWE fans would always chant "You suck!" in time with his music. When he was a heel, they meant it. As a face, it was a weird sign of affection by the fans.
Dork Age/Never Live It Down/Old Shame: An old commercial Kurt did for a local pizzeria shortly after winning the Olympic gold. It's highlighted by having a green pepper and a pepperoni slice wrestling on the pizza itself while Kurt watches in amusement. The Rock went so far as to show the commercial on RAW to embarrass Kurt. It worked.
Shaved The Head: Kurt Angle was always considered a great wrestler, but the WWE never gave him a great reign as champion, and he always seemed to be more of a goofball than a badass, until he lost a Hair Match against Edge and shaved his head in 2002. The same year, he got his first great world title run, and people started to see him as not just a great wrestler, but the greatest wrestler of all time.
Vocal Evolution: Kurt's voice when he debuted in the WWF was kinda weedy and whiny, which was always lampshaded by his opponents. Now?He sounds deeper.Possible side effect of the steroids he took?