I Wanna Be On TV
For my husband’s 28th birthday, we scored floor tickets to WWE’s Survivor Series. Having only been to Smackdown before, we were both beyond thrilled to be able to go to a Pay Per View event and an event that is the second longest running PPV in the history of the WWE, second only to Wrestlemania. As soon as we received our tickets in the mail, I decided I was going on a mission to get my sign on TV. There are some seriously crappy signs that get on the air, possibly in part because many fans like the ones below wait until they’re in the parking lot to put ink to paper:
The crazy side of me wanted to dive in right away and make a sign immediately, but I managed to have some self-control and waited until the week prior. Self control and the fact that none of the matches were set in stone until then. My idea was to make a Team Foley sign in support of the face team for the traditional Survivor Series match. Each letter of “TEAM” represented a different member (Kofi Kingston, Daniel Bryan and Kane of Team Hell No, Randy Orton, and The Miz), with “FOLEY” obviously representing the hard-core legend:
Nearly eight hours of my life spent on this sign. That’s either dedication or lunacy, but either way, it was done and I was pretty pleased with the results. It paid off before we even entered the arena, with two people stopping me outside to take photos of it and two people inside asking as well. When the match was set to begin, this damn thing went in the air and stayed there until the final wrestler had entered the ring and my arms were burning from holding them up. Thankfully, it paid off! I got this thing on camera!
I’m a midget, so you can only tell it’s me by the tattoo (and the fact that it’s my sign) but the goal wasn’t ME on TV, it was the sign. They zoomed in on it and stayed there for a few seconds. Later on, after the unfortunate fall of Team Foley, you can see me again behind a very sad Randy Orton:
Double win! I know it’s a small accomplishment, if you can even call it one, but it was awesome nonetheless. I had my little goal in sight and I reached it. Something I did is on that PPV tape forever, will hopefully also be on the DVD, and is on a few random fan’s cameras. Not too shabby.
*Pats self on back*
I DID IT!!!!!
Posted on November 22, 2012, in Sports and tagged birthday, daniel bryan, kane, kofi kingston, mick foley, randy orton, survivor series, team foley, the miz, wrestling, wwe. Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.