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A few weeks ago Dylan Hales made a tweet about now All Elite Wrestling saying they have the chance to change the world of wrestling as much as the WWF did in 1984/1985.  I could not find the the tweet, but I did get a comment from Dylan Hales

The conditions and necessary paradigm shifts at an infrastructure and cultural level are there for the first time in my life, but I’m far from sure that it will be executed
I was 12 years old when the WWE aired "The Brawl to End It All" on MTV.  Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia I knew kids who were WWE fans before the Hogan era.  I also saw new kids become wrestling fans as the expansion happened.  I was a kid who started watching wrestling on Saturday morning when it was on Channel 29. 

I remember MTV, Cindy Lauper, and Mr. T having a big impact on new fans.  I paid attention to the WWF because I was a huge fan of the A-Team, Mister T, I even go back to America's Toughest Bouncer.  I stayed up late to see Mr. T and Ho…

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