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This post was edited by HailChina! at 2017-10-7 07:23

I have been watching a lot of wrestling videos on YouTube over the last six months and I keep hearing the word 'smark'. Apparently a smark is a 'smart mark'. A 'mark' in pro wrestling speak is a wrestling fan that thinks wrestling is real. So a smark is a pro wrestling fan that knows wrestling is fake  but still enjoys wrestling. You can't find a dictionary definition for the word smark because smark is not a real word but above is your basic definition - a 'smark' is a 'smart mark'. But.



The thing is that whenever you hear the word 'smark' it is almost always being used as an insult. Some 'smark' definitions will include the suggestion that 'smark' is a term that a certain type of wrestling fan made up for themselves but you never hear some hardcore wrestling fan refer to themselves as a 'smark' it is always someone that is talking about a certain type of hardcore wrestling fan that in a negative way that will use the term smark. As in - Are smarks ruining wrestling?

Perhaps one of the reasons the term smark always seems to be used as an insult is because despite the fact that the term 'smark' and 'internet wrestling fan' are in most ways basically interchangeable ( internet fan is also an insult for hardcore wrestling fans that are basically anti-establishment fans that complain about the wrestling establishment on the internet and all 'internet fans' would be 'smarks' but an internet fan also comes with a 'lives in his moms basement' type feel as though this person is very pathetic and not worth paying attention to - whereas with a smark the suggestion is more that these people are anarchists that are something to worry about and ask questions about like - Are smarks ruining wrestling?) the ones that always seem to be promoted on the capitalist internet are the ones that support the establishment. For example on YouTube the main two channels that YouTube promotes are called What Culture and Wrestling with Wregret and both shows are a kind of controlled opposition in that they present themselves are internet fans or smarks of sorts yet they are wolves in sheep's clothing that worship the wrestling establishment and hate so-called 'smarks'. You see a 'smark' is essentially a wrestling 'hater'. In wrestling John Cena is basically Taylor Swift and the smarks don't like John Cena. So they are haters. Or smarks. They are ruining it for everyone right? Why can't they just shake it off and like John Cena like all the 13 year olds and apparently everyone else?

But if I was going to try to describe the kinds of wrestling fans that are referred to as being 'smarks' I would say that they are hardcore wrestling fans that do not like to be insulted by the wrestling product. We all know that wrestling is fake - most 13 year olds understand that wrestling is fake - but a smark does not appreciate unrealistic or bad acting unless it is sarcastic maybe - and a smark does not want to be insulted with boring good guy face defeats bad guy heel type storylines and outcomes. Another thing is that a smark as always an adult wrestling fan and a fan that believes that wrestling can and should be written for an adult audience and these adult fans are very different to the casual adult wrestling fan that enjoys wrestling with their kid and cheers on John Cena at a WWE show with their kid.

So you have a lot of wrestling fans that are children and casual fans that enjoy wrestling with their children and these fans like the lame storylines and outcomes and they will cheer for John Cena like they are supposed to but the smark wants the opposite of these lame characters, storylines and outcomes and that is why there is a conflict and why we have so many people using the word smark as an insult and suggesting that smarks are ruining wrestling.

So the reason some believe that smarks have ruined wrestling is because the smarks do not play along at live WWE events and they will do things like chants "WHAT?" after a wrester they do not like stops to take a breath while they are doing a promo in the ring on the microphone. And the things is though that these WHAT? chants may get started by the SMARKS but children and marks like catchphrases and to imitate/repeat things so after about three WHATS? The entire crowd joins in and the smarks have turned the entire crowd into smarks. You see the WWE pays writers to write these promos that the wrestlers do inring on the mic and they want the crowd to react a certain way but the smarks ruin it by chanting WHAT? after everything the wrestler says. To me this is hilarious and the thing I love most in life - when the establishment loses control and order is lost and the people take control. But anyway - this is why so many hate the smarks - it is because they will not obey and they will take control themselves. So of course capitalists hate 'smarks' and that is why we have lame jerks like Wrestling with Wregret and What Culture on YouTube hating on the so-called 'smarks'.

The big problem that I see with all of this establishment hate for the smark is that the suggestion from the establishment is always that the establishment represents the mainstream and popular opinion but in my opinion it is the wrestling smark that is the majority and it is the establishment and the kids and parents that are the minority and I think that is why WWE ratings and attendance are at record lows for 2017. It is the smarks that should be the target audience but this is dangerous for society because they actually are antistablishment and anarchist and I am certain that the CIA does not want WWE encouraging us smark haters because beyond wrestling fans we are also citizens that can attend political rallies and disrupt them. A political smark may help start up a LOCK HER UP chant knowing that politics is fake and that Trump would do no such thing but still mean it and want it and do it - help start the chant - just because it is funny and a WHAT? type scenario - and the establishment may try to control this and hope that it can be forgotten later on when Trump says it was just for fun after the election but we have still moved closer to the LOCK THEM UP! chants that will come haven't we and the political smark knows that. And like I said - I believe that the smark is the majority now - not just within the WWE universe but beyond. Donald Trump won the election and a lot of the ones that supported him in the election are political smarks that know that politics is fake and we actually hate Donald Trump but we think that way the world is right now is hilarious because the establishment is not in control - they are just reacting to us and trying to keep up. They could make a show called NXT and try to control us but us real smarks know that NXT is no new ECW - it is just establishment bull crap. We may have supported Trump but no we are not alt right. Yep the apt right certainly are an extreme minority as are people that genuinely like and support Donald Trump.

Anyway what do you think a smark is? I am going to end this blog here. I had more to write but I am not going to now. I might put it underneath later. Like nobody has a good definition for Sports Entertainment you know - the wiki page is wrong. An obvious example of sports entertainment beyond pro wrestling is roller derby. Roller derby is fake as hell. It is still cool though. It has hot chicks too. Is 'News Entertainment' like Sports Entertainment'? Its fake news? Is that how FNC get away with it? What does CNN call themselves?

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Post time 2017-10-7 03:19:35 |Display all floors
And if you don't think the CIA has a relationship with the WWE then you sure are a mark. Arnie and his pal Trump could not have been elected without all the help they got from the WWE universe. WWE has been more important to creating President Trump than News Entertainment network FNC you know. The CIA is tighter with the WWE than they are with the NFL. Believe it.

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Post time 2017-10-19 10:27:54 |Display all floors
So now you know what a smark is. But do you know what a Marty Jannetty is?

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