I don't recall anyone refusing to play vegas stage in SF2... and vega is top tier there.
I'm really not sure why Rog got a buff. Only thing I can think is there are some hidden nerfs that will compensate the lost or your tears really only makes woshige stronger
Alpha 3 is the only game I know of where a player can cage climb.
Unless I'm going crazy you most certainly were able to climb the cage in SF2. And it wasn't just the versions where you couldn't play the 4 kings.
Why do people keep thinking Social Security is doing bad?
It's probably the most stable program in the US government.
What threatens it is dishonest politicians who want to pilfer or dismantle it so that it won't work in the future. Then they will go, "see we told you it wouldn't work!" right after they gut the fucking thing.