WWE: 10 Requirements to Relaunch the NWO Correctly

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WWE: 10 Requirements to Relaunch the NWO Correctly

For anyone who has been watching WWE programming of late, it is clear that the WWE has been dropping subtle hints concerning the reformation of the New World Order.

Kevin Nash returning to the program, the use of the old NWO music as his theme song, the articles on WWE.com hinting at the reformation of the NWO and who could be in it, the backstage unrest with certain heel wrestlers, and most recently, the assault by R-Truth and The Miz at Hell in the Cell that looked like it was ripped right out of the pages of a 1996 WCW Monday Nitro. 

The signs are aligning. 

Now, I want to make this clear, in no uncertain terms, that I believe the recreation of the New World Order is a horrible idea. 

The original NWO was lightning in a bottle.  It was a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence that captured the imagination of the world with a timely, rebellious gimmick at the very beginning of the rise of the "anti-hero" in popular culture. 

Where Superman's wholesome values were replaced in popularity by Wolverine disemboweling people with foot-long claws.  Where South Park replaced the Power Rangers, and people were ready for a "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan over Hulkamania. 

In addition to this, the NWO was filled with living legends and major draws.  Hulk Hogan, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, Macho Man Randy Savage, The Giant, Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig, Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner, Lex Luger and even Sting, were all members at one point or another. 

Trying to recreate something that was legendary and that changed the world of professional wrestling forever, with a group of far lesser stars, in a much different wrestling environment (PG and no WCW), is an uphill battle that will, more than likely, not pay dividends. 

However, if I had a dollar for every iota the WWE cared about my opinion, I would have not one dollar.

If the NWO is what they want to exhume from the grave, in spite of the fact that every single attempt from "The Poison" to "The Band" to "NWO 2000" has failed miserably, that's what they are going to do.

But, if the WWE is going to do this, then they need to do it correctly. 

And thus, I have written this article to spotlight the main things that the WWE needs to do if they don't want this version of the New World Order to end up like every other version of the New World Order that didn't have Hollywood Hulk Hogan leading it. 

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