The annual WWE Pay-Per-View event in November is called Survivor Series and it's been a part of WWE since 1987. It's the second oldest PPV in WWE history because they started doing it after the third WrestleMania and before the first editions of Royal Rumble and SummerSlam. It's closing in on a 30 year run as one of WWE's "big four" PPV events, although this year it's going to be free for new WWE Network subscribers. When fans think of Survivor Series they remember all of the elimination matches from over the years. The format of those matches have changed, but the traditional style is a 5 on 5 elimination match. They shortened it to 4 on 4 several times as well. This year's event is headlined by a 5 on 5 elimination match. In the early years, there were multiple elimination matches. Now there's only one or two per year. We also think about the things we wish we could forget. Any time a show has been around as long as Survivor Series there are going to be some mistakes and there are definitely a few of those on here. These things can be booking decisions, behind the scenes stories or on screen happenings that were just bad memories we would like to flush down a toilet. They might address things on WWE DVDs, but in terms of on screen they really don't talk about these things. If you're wondering, there's nothing about Survivor Series 1997 in here. That's the event we know far too much about it and WWE has milked it for all its worth. Perhaps there will be another feature article about that show in the near future, but there's really nothing from it that is worth including here. Here's a look at some of the things that WWE may want you to forget about Survivor Series.
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