Less than a week away from what used to be a signature event in the WWE and it doesn't feel like Survivor Series is going to give us anything more than a little nudge in terms of changing the landscape of the WWE.
But Ryback in a match with CM Punk and now John Cena is something we can all get behind, even if it was poorly contrived and rethought over and over again.
While we so want this PPV to be like it used to (remember elimination matches, not just one of them?) back in the day when our heroes were more cartoon characters than anything else, this is what has become of the "holiday" PPV put on by the WWE.
If this is a prelude to what Santa has in store for us in December, then maybe we all should rethink our holiday wish list this season.
Here are a few reasons why this is one pay-per-view that needs a little holiday cheer.