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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Was broadcasting for Continental during a storyline where the Dirty White Girl came out with a "bruise" under her eye, claiming that the Dirty White Boy (Tony Anthony, aka Wrestling/{{WWE}}'s TL Hopper and Uncle Cletus Godwinn) had hit her. This turned out to be a ruse to lure Tom Prichard out so DWB could attack him, with DWG rubbing off the makeup under her eye.[[note]]Wrestling/{{WWE}} sloppily recycled this angle in 1999 with [[Characters/WWETagTeams Chaz (Headbanger Mosh)]] and the late Marianna Komlos.[[/note]] Solie went from being concerned to angry, refusing to interview DWB.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Was broadcasting for Continental during a storyline where the Dirty White Girl came out with a "bruise" under her eye, claiming that the Dirty White Boy (Tony Anthony, aka Wrestling/{{WWE}}'s TL Hopper and Uncle Cletus Godwinn) had hit her. This turned out to be a ruse to lure Tom Prichard out so DWB could attack him, with DWG rubbing off the makeup under her eye.[[note]]Wrestling/{{WWE}} sloppily recycled this angle in 1999 with [[Characters/WWETagTeams [[Wrestling/TheHeadbangers Chaz (Headbanger Mosh)]] and the late Marianna Komlos.[[/note]] Solie went from being concerned to angry, refusing to interview DWB.


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* CoolOldGuyCoolOldGuy: In his latter Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA/Crockett days as the elder statesman among later commentary greats such as Wrestling/JimRoss, Wrestling/JimCornette and Wrestling/PaulHeyman.



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* NonActionGuy

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{{Megane}}: He was too cool and composed for even his largest frames to come off as NerdGlasses.
* NonActionGuyNonActionGuy: Well there was not much he could do when wrestlers decided to come to the commentary table, besides make snide remarks, encourage them to leave or ask a more physically inclined person to remove them.


'''Francis Jonard Labiak''' (1929-2000) was a ProfessionalWrestling announcer from [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], MN under the name '''Gordon Solie.''' He was best known for his work in the old Championship Wrestling from Florida and Georgia Championship Wrestling territories going back to the 1960s. He also called the old Continental Championship Wrestling in Alabama and for Wrestling/{{WCW}} from the late 1980s until he retired in July 1995. He died of throat cancer at age 71 from years of smoking. He is considered by many the best professional wrestling announcer of all time. He was inducted into the Wrestling/{{WWE}} Hall of Fame in 2008.

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'''Francis Francis Jonard Labiak''' Labiak (1929-2000) was a ProfessionalWrestling announcer from [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], MN under the name '''Gordon Solie.''' Gordon Solie. He was best known for his work in the old Championship Wrestling from Florida and Georgia Championship Wrestling territories going back to the 1960s. He also called the old Continental Championship Wrestling in Alabama and for Wrestling/{{WCW}} from the late 1980s until he retired in July 1995. He died of throat cancer at age 71 from years of smoking. He is considered by many the best professional wrestling announcer of all time. He was inducted into the Wrestling/{{WWE}} Hall of Fame in 2008.


!!! "These tropes wear the crimson mask":

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!!! !! "These tropes wear the crimson mask":


* [[FountainOfExpies Iconic Announcer]]: The best professional wrestling announcer EVER.


* RedBaron: "The Dean of Professional Wrestling Announcers," "The WalterCronkite of Wrestling," "The Howard [=Cosell=] of Wrestling."

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* RedBaron: "The Dean of Professional Wrestling Announcers," "The WalterCronkite Creator/WalterCronkite of Wrestling," "The Howard [=Cosell=] of Wrestling."



'''''"So long from the Sunshine State."'''''

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'''''"So ''"So long from the Sunshine State."'''''"''


* CatchPhrase: Signed off on Championship Wrestling from Florida broadcasts by saying, "So long, from the Sunshine State."
** When Wrestling/{{WWE}} had their Florida Championship Wrestling developmental program (before it was rebranded as ''[[Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}} NXT Wrestling]]''), a clip of Solie saying this would appear at the end of every episode.

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* CatchPhrase: Signed off on Championship Wrestling from Florida broadcasts by saying, "So long, from the Sunshine State."
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" When Wrestling/{{WWE}} had their Florida Championship Wrestling developmental program (before it was rebranded as ''[[Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}} NXT Wrestling]]''), a clip of Solie saying this would appear at the end of every episode.


'''Francis Jonard Labiak''' (1929-2000) was a ProfessionalWrestling announcer from [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], MN under the name '''Gordon Solie.''' He was best known for his work in the old Championship Wrestling from Florida and Georgia Championship Wrestling territories going back to the 1960s. He also called the old Continental Championship Wrestling in Alabama and for Wrestling/{{WCW}} from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. He died of throat cancer at age 71 from years of smoking. He is considered by many the best professional wrestling announcer of all time. He was inducted into the Wrestling/{{WWE}} Hall of Fame in 2008.

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'''Francis Jonard Labiak''' (1929-2000) was a ProfessionalWrestling announcer from [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], MN under the name '''Gordon Solie.''' He was best known for his work in the old Championship Wrestling from Florida and Georgia Championship Wrestling territories going back to the 1960s. He also called the old Continental Championship Wrestling in Alabama and for Wrestling/{{WCW}} from the late 1980s to the early 1990s.until he retired in July 1995. He died of throat cancer at age 71 from years of smoking. He is considered by many the best professional wrestling announcer of all time. He was inducted into the Wrestling/{{WWE}} Hall of Fame in 2008.


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* {{Irony}}: He made his living with his voice, only to ultimately die of throat cancer.


!!! Tropes Associated with Gordon Solie

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!!! Tropes Associated with Gordon Solie
"These tropes wear the crimson mask":



* BewareTheNiceOnes: Was broadcasting for Continental during a storyline where the Dirty White Girl came out with a "bruise" under her eye, claiming that the Dirty White Boy (Tony Anthony, aka Wrestling/{{WWE}}'s TL Hopper and Uncle Cletus Godwinn) had hit her. This turned out to be a ruse to lure Tom Prichard out so DWB could attack him, with DWG rubbing off the makeup under her eye.[[note]]Wrestling/{{WWE}} sloppily recycled this angle in 1999 with Chaz (Headbanger Mosh) and the late Marianna Komlos.[[/note]] Solie went from being concerned to angry, refusing to interview DWB.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Was broadcasting for Continental during a storyline where the Dirty White Girl came out with a "bruise" under her eye, claiming that the Dirty White Boy (Tony Anthony, aka Wrestling/{{WWE}}'s TL Hopper and Uncle Cletus Godwinn) had hit her. This turned out to be a ruse to lure Tom Prichard out so DWB could attack him, with DWG rubbing off the makeup under her eye.[[note]]Wrestling/{{WWE}} sloppily recycled this angle in 1999 with [[Characters/WWETagTeams Chaz (Headbanger Mosh) Mosh)]] and the late Marianna Komlos.[[/note]] Solie went from being concerned to angry, refusing to interview DWB.


'''Francis Jonard Labiak''' (1929-2000) was a ProfessionalWrestling announcer under the name '''Gordon Solie.''' He was best known for his work in the old Championship Wrestling from Florida and Georgia Championship Wrestling territories going back to the 1960s. He also called the old Continental Championship Wrestling in Alabama and for Wrestling/{{WCW}} from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. He died of throat cancer at age 71 from years of smoking. He is considered by many the best professional wrestling announcer of all time. He was inducted into the Wrestling/{{WWE}} Hall of Fame in 2008.

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'''Francis Jonard Labiak''' (1929-2000) was a ProfessionalWrestling announcer from [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], MN under the name '''Gordon Solie.''' He was best known for his work in the old Championship Wrestling from Florida and Georgia Championship Wrestling territories going back to the 1960s. He also called the old Continental Championship Wrestling in Alabama and for Wrestling/{{WCW}} from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. He died of throat cancer at age 71 from years of smoking. He is considered by many the best professional wrestling announcer of all time. He was inducted into the Wrestling/{{WWE}} Hall of Fame in 2008.





** When Wrestling/{{WWE}} had their Florida Championship Wrestling developmental program (before it was rebranded as ''Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}}''), a clip of Solie saying this would appear at the end of every episode.

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** When Wrestling/{{WWE}} had their Florida Championship Wrestling developmental program (before it was rebranded as ''Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}}''), ''[[Wrestling/{{WWE NXT}} NXT Wrestling]]''), a clip of Solie saying this would appear at the end of every episode.


* [[IconicCharacters Iconic Announcer]]: The best professional wrestling announcer EVER.

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* [[IconicCharacters [[FountainOfExpies Iconic Announcer]]: The best professional wrestling announcer EVER.


* BewareTheNiceOnes: Was broadcasting for Continental during a storyline where the Dirty White Girl came out with a "bruise" under her eye, claiming that the Dirty White Boy (Tony Anthony, aka Wrestling/{{WWE}}'s TL Hopper and Uncle Cletus Godwinn) had hit her. This turned out to be a ruse to lure Tom Prichard out so DWB could attack him, with DWG rubbing off the makeup under her eye.[[note]]This angle was recycled sloppily by Wrestling/{{WWE}} in 1999 with Chaz (Headbanger Mosh) and the late Marianna Komlos.[[/note]] Solie went from being concerned to angry, refusing to interview DWB.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Was broadcasting for Continental during a storyline where the Dirty White Girl came out with a "bruise" under her eye, claiming that the Dirty White Boy (Tony Anthony, aka Wrestling/{{WWE}}'s TL Hopper and Uncle Cletus Godwinn) had hit her. This turned out to be a ruse to lure Tom Prichard out so DWB could attack him, with DWG rubbing off the makeup under her eye.[[note]]This angle was [[note]]Wrestling/{{WWE}} sloppily recycled sloppily by Wrestling/{{WWE}} this angle in 1999 with Chaz (Headbanger Mosh) and the late Marianna Komlos.[[/note]] Solie went from being concerned to angry, refusing to interview DWB.

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