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WWE could be bringing back an old pay-per-view concept



On July 24, WWE registered for "Taboo Tuesday" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The trademark is listed for "Entertainment services, namely, a show about professional wrestling; entertainment services, namely, the production and exhibition of professional wrestling events rendered live and through broadcast media including television and radio, and via the internet or commercial online service; providing wrestling news and information via a global computer network; providing information in the fields of sports and entertainment via an online community portal; providing a website in the field of sports entertainment; fan club services, namely, organizing and staging events with wrestling fan club members; providing online newsletters in the field of sports entertainment; online journals, namely, blogs in the fields of sports entertainment"

This could mean that they are planning on reviving the concept, although I don't see how this could be done for a pay-per-view since they run Smackdown Live on Tuesday nights. Perhaps, they have plans to run a special "Taboo Tuesday" themed episode of Smackdown with fans voting on match stipulations.

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The original Taboo Tuesday show aired on October 14, 2004, and it was the first time that the company allowed fans to vote on match-ups and stipulations. The main event of the first show (Randy Orton vs. Ric Flair) allowed the fans to vote on whether the match would be a submission match, Falls Count Anywhere match, or a steel cage match.

The show was moved to a different day in 2006 and thus was renamed Cyber Sunday. The last Cyber Sunday pay-per-view took place in 2008.

(Thanks for Rob J for sending this in)