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  • Adored by the Network: Several women receive nothing but praise from the writers:
    • Layla was always a big favourite even in her ECW mean girl days. The site rejoiced when she got a boost from LayCool.
    • Alicia Fox has been a favourite among the writers, and they usually beg for her to get more screentime.
    • Melina was the favourite Diva on the site when it first started up.
    • The veteran Divas like Trish Stratus and Lita get Hero Worship from everyone.
  • Colbert Bump:
    • The website got a big boost when wrestling women discovered it and started giving shout outs.
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    • Several independent promotions have gotten bumps due to Diva Dirt covering their events. WSU got a huge boost when they went to iPPV and the website would do live coverage of their shows.
    • WILD Wrestling were virtually unknown before Diva Dirt did a news piece on Amanda becoming the first Transgender Women's Champion.
  • Cowboy BeBop at His Computer: There have been more than a few glaring errors reported:
    • A 'History Lesson' post mistakenly said that Torrie Wilson vs Dawn Marie at Judgement Day 2004 was a grudge match in the Al Wilson storyline. This was confusing it with their match at the 2003 Royal Rumble. The match in question was actually one where Torrie was threatened with being fired if she lost.
    • Erin was notorious for never being able to tell the difference between a headscissors, hurricanrana and Frankensteiner. She once referred to a victory roll as a 'reverse Frankensteiner'.
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    • Jack was also infamous for getting the names of moves wrong and thinking certain moves were the result of the wrestlers botching other moves, once thinking Charlotte hitting a TKO was her botching a back body drop.
  • Dear Negative Reader: The 2008 Hot Mess Awards had a category about Divas getting defensive about criticism on their own blogs.
  • Follow the Leader: After the websites success, numerous other imitators popped up in The New '10s, something Melanie acknowledged in one editorial. They also discussed this regarding new women's promotions popping up to follow the success of SHIMMER and WSU.
  • Jossed: Diva Dirt shoot interviews are normally where some of this happens.
    • Krissy Vaine abruptly asked for her release in 2007 just two weeks after she debuted on Smackdown. The story on the internet was that she found out her boyfriend was being put on Raw. In an interview for Diva Dirt she revealed she had been battling depression and feared her condition would get worse on the road.
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    • Jillian Hall Jossed the story that her Hollywood Tone-Deaf gimmick was created to mock Brooke Hogan. She claims it was inspired by something she did as a Throw It In! at a live event, and that she frequently did things like that backstage anyway.
  • Memetic Mutation: It was a Running Gag to mock the manner of Layla's 2013 heel turn and compare it to a traffic warden holding up a stop sign.
  • Name's the Same: Diva Dirt had a writer called Bobby, who was often confused with Bobby Calloway who wrote for Lethal WOW. Not helped by them having similar writing styles and being acquaintences on Twitter.
  • No Such Thing as Bad Publicity: Layla said as much in a shout out, thanking the writers for the work they did - and that it didn't matter whether what they said was good or bad. Ironic since Layla was one of the favourites on the site since day one.
  • Why Fandom Can't Have Nice Things: The comments were disabled on the website after a report about a shooting outside the Performance Center was met with a lot of tasteless jokes from Trolls. They were eventually reinstated with a warning.
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