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Sheamus themed wrestling site is all about the Kayfabe


I stopped watching wrestling around the time of Bret Hart, Ric Flair, Randy Savage and The Ultimate Warrior (and I thought the last guy mentioned here was a type of low-fat biscuit) but someone, somewhere wants to make a little money out of WWE wrestler Sheamus. So much, in fact, that they have the large, fist-swinging fellow in their URL, wwesheamus(dot)com:

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As you can see, there’s a distinct lack of ginger haired men clotheslining one another in favour of “random woman on a night out or something”. The Facebook style blue bar at the top says “[VIDEO] WTF! I just saw, Is that even Humanly possible?”

I rather like the text in this popup notice should you try to leave the page:

The…UnfriendFinder? Amazing (even more so because there’s an actual plugin called just that, so I guess the website is riding on coat-tails here. No way of knowing if the site actually offered anything to install or if this is just a ruse, as the site was taken offline during examination).

Of course, you’re asked to fill in a survey. Elsewhere, on the same website, we have a “Facebook: Check who is watching your profile” page.

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With the big WWE TLC event only days away, it could be well worth your time keeping an eye out for wrestling themed scams and avoiding a big boot over the top rope into the bargain.

Christopher Boyd

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