Taboo Tuesday Press Release, Updated Card

WWE released this press release on Taboo Tuesday:

World Wresting Entertainment Introduces New
Interactive RAW Branded Pay-Per-View To Air on Tuesday, October 19, 2004
Tuesday October 5, 11:32 am ET

Fans Who Watch “Taboo Tuesday(TM)” PPV Decide Who Contends for WWE(R) World Heavyweight Title and WWE Intercontinental Title, What Divas Wear in Battle Royal, and Much More

STAMFORD, Conn.–Oct. 5, 2004– World Wrestling Entertainment® today announced that the first-ever Interactive Pay-Per-View, “Taboo Tuesday,” will air on Tuesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. (ET), and will take fan involvement in WWE events to a new level.
“Taboo Tuesday is the most revolutionary PPV concept in history,” said Kurt Schneider, Executive Vice President, Marketing. “The interactivity in Taboo Tuesday will put our fans in control of the action like never before.”

During the RAW®-Branded “Taboo Tuesday,” viewers will control the fates of some of their favorite RAW Superstars. Using their personal computers to vote while logged on to wwe.com, some of the decisions fans will make during the PPV include:

Which three Superstar contenders will challenge Triple H® for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
Which RAW Superstars will get a chance to face Chris Jericho® for the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
The type of match in which RAW Superstars Randy Orton(TM) and Ric Flair® will compete.
What attire the WWE Divas will wear during the Battle Royal(TM) for the WWE Women’s Championship.
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Here is the updated card:

  • Triple H vs. Edge, Chris Benoit or Shawn Michaels – World Title
  • Chris Jericho vs. TBI (Anyone on the roster not currently on the card is eligible) – Intercontinental Title
  • Randy Orton vs. Ric Flair – Match of Choice (Submission Match, Falls Count Anywhere Match, Steel Cage Match)
  • Kane vs. Gene Snitsky – Weapon of Choice (Lead Pipe, Steel Chain, Steel Chair)
  • Eugene vs. Eric Bischoff – Punishment of Choice (Head Shaved, Servant for a Day, Wear a Dress)
  • Christy vs. Carmella
  • Diva Battle Royal – Woman’s Title (Fans will choose what the Divas wear in ring)