The TNA name was abandoned some time ago, but stories from Total Nonstop Action’s infamous run still make the rounds on the internet pretty consistently.

At one point TNA’s roster was loaded with talent, but unfortunately not all of the stars were utilized to their fullest potential.

Alex Shelley knows a thing or two about TNA, and he recently took to Twitter to reflect on his time with the company when he posted the following:

“So, here we go. None of us were booked for TV that day in Orlando. We rode rides and ate funnel cake. A little more context on the photo: TNA sent a runner out to the park to wrangle tourists into the studio. You could get your picture taken with the X-Division Title and be ushered into the studio to serve as an audience member. We decided to get our picture with the belt as a total piss take. The runner didn’t recognize us at all. No room for us on the show though, too busy with Nasty Boys and Orlando Jordan pantomiming ejaculation with lotion while watching Rob Terry wrestle. No offense to The Nasty Boys or Orlando Jordan. All the offense to whomever decided to not have us wrestle, cut our pay, and overlook us. Over and over and over again. These things happening for years and seeing how my friends were treated (and they truly loved wrestling) were the catalyst for me going back to school. So I didn’t have to put up with such moronic decisions controlling my future, financially or emotionally. Thank God for
@njpw1972.”