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Title: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Randy on September 06, 2008, 10:11:49 PM
Tell us who you are, where you live, if you've ever been to a Raiders game, how you became a fan, or whatever you want to say.

Be as brief or as long as you want.

Click on the "Reply" button above and to your right to start a new post.
Title: Randy "The Bald Raider" signing the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 11, 2008, 11:51:44 PM
from Randy
10/29/07


OK, I guess I'll start this guestbook off. You don't all have to do a long post here, you can be as brief or as long as you want.

My name is Randy. I'm Raider Greg's partner on Raider Nation Podcast and Raider Nation Videocast.

We are both firefighters who work together in the same fire department. We are both Raiders season ticket holders.

I became an Oakland Raiders season ticket holder in 1980 (the same year I joined the fire department). I would have gotten season tickets sooner, but you couldn't get them. There was a waiting list for tickets. The coliseum was sold out for every game for ten years or more from around 1970-1980. It wasn't until the rumors started going around that the Raiders might move to LA that some people started not renewing their season tickets, and that's when I was finally able to get one.

I attended the games in Oakland for 2 years before the team finally did move to LA. I sat in the old "bleachers", wooden temporary bleachers that ran along the east sideline. My ticket cost $17 per game. They would remove the bleachers when the stadium was in baseball configuration. Back then, the Raiders had a live orchestra that sat on the field in the corner of the north end zone.  That same orchestra also played in old Frank Youell Field (home of the Raiders from 1962-1965), before the Coliseum opened in 1967. They would play the Raiders theme song when the Raiders scored. Just like they do now on the big sound system, except this was a live orchestra with a conductor. Maybe 20 pieces in the orchestra or so if I remember right? Does anyone remember that? I remember going down to the Oakland airport to welcome the team back from their win in Superbowl XI against the Vikings.

For those who don't know, Greg started the podcast in May of 2005 when he was off work with an injury he got at work in the fire department (back injury). He was off work for a year or so, and his brother-in-law Al told him about podcasting and said, "you're driving my sister crazy being home all the time....you're a Raiders fan....why don't you start a podcast?" Greg said "what's a podcast?". I think the first episode was May 20, and I started helping Greg with the podcast about 2 1/2 months later in August 2005. We started the Raider Nation Videocast at the beginning of the 2006 season. That's about it.

Oh, if you want a good chuckle,  you can hear what Greg sounded like in his very first podcast. Remember, this was recorded during the off season, before the start of training camp, half way through Norv Turner's two year term as head coach.

Download Raider Greg's first podcast, Show #1 (recorded May 20, 2005):   http://www.raidernationpodcast.com/podcasts/RNP-2005-05-20.mp3 (http://www.raidernationpodcast.com/podcasts/RNP-2005-05-20.mp3)
Title: Raider Rodney signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 11, 2008, 11:52:40 PM
from Raider Rodney
10/30/07


I'll go next I guess :P  My name is Rodney and I live across country in Western North Carolina.  I am a Process Development Technician at a local plant.

I have been a Raider fan as long as I can remember really.  I have suffered through the painful years and have smiled wide during the glory days.  I am the biggest Raider fan I know of around here, but there are several around.  The Raider Nation knows no boundaries  ;)

I have only gotten to see my team live once and that was a few years back down in Atlanta.  Was amazing, was the game Kaufman had over 200yds rushing and George made the victory lap around the Dome  ;D  I plan on trying to get out to tailgate and visit the Black Hole soon....probably not this year though unless I hit the Powerball  :P
Title: Andre from Germany signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 11, 2008, 11:54:40 PM
from Andre in Wuppertal, Germany (username R8R77)
10/31/07


Hi,
my name is Andre and I live in Wuppertal, Germany. I work for a screen printing company where we produce speedometer charts.
I´m a Raiders Fan for around twenty years when former Running Back Bo Jackson played for them. He was a professional in two different kinds of sport. That impressed me a lot. At that time I was ten years old. And which little kid doesn´t like pirates??? Furthermore I like teams, not everybody likes. When I heard that the Raiders were the "Badboys"  of the NFL like the Pistons in the NBA, it was a perfect fit for me  ;D
Here in Germany it is not very easy to join live games. OK, we had the NFL Europe once and I was a Season Ticket holder of the Duesseldorf Rhein Fire, but this League is closed now  :(
I have a pay TV contract with one european US Sport Channel (NASN) but they don´t show Raider games very often. Only successful teams  ;)
The other chance for me is via internet live stream. So I´m sitting every Sunday evening (local time is 7 or 10 pm) in front of my notebook and watch the Raiders. But that is not the same like television or live game atmosphere.
So I have to travel to US to see the Raiders there. Mostly on the road at the East Coast. Because of the cheaper flights. I saw them already in Miami, Carolina and Tennessee. All games were wins  :)
This year it was the first time for me and my wife to see them twice in California. In San Diego and one week later in Oakland, FINALLY ;D ;D ;D
Shit, this time both games were losses. No problem. Win, lose or tie, Raiders til I die. And I met a lot of Raider Fans in person. That means much more to me than this fxxxin´ games. More Home games will follow  ;)
That´s so far! I hope that my english is good enough for this forum.

Greetings from Germany, Andre
Title: Les Wilkie (aka EnglishRaider) signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 11, 2008, 11:56:47 PM
from Les Wilkie (EnglishRaider)
10/31/07


Hi. I'm Les Wilkie (English Raider). Been a Raiders fan for bout 15 years. I live in England and in 2005 I came over to watch the Raiders vs the Dolphins. Sat in the Black Hole. We lost but it was awesome, and in 2006 watched the Raiders vs the Texans. Lost again. Sat in the Raiders club section. My fav player is Kirk Morrison, and all time Howie Long (from what I have seen on DVDs). Am a hall of fame member of the Raider Nation Podcast. Greg and Randy, I can not thank you enough for what u do, u guys are my link to the Raiders and when I listen to u on my iPod I could just be talking to you in a bar after a game !!!!!!!!!!!




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Title: MadRaiders#32 signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 11, 2008, 11:57:53 PM
from MadRaiders#32
10/31/07


My name is Mike and I love in Toledo, Ohio.  I am orginally from the Niagara Falls/Buffalo New York area and I hate the Buffalo Bills.

I was at a Raiders game in October 2003 in Cleveland, Ohio.  I sat in the Dog Pound and let me tell you it was interesting.

I have been a Raiders fan since 1985.  It all began because of Marcus Allen.  I watched Raider games with my dad and I just thought "this guy is awesome."  It just went on from there.
Title: Raul Oliveros signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 11, 2008, 11:59:24 PM
from Raul Oliveros (aka RaiderRaul)
11/2/07


Hello Raider Nation, my name is Raul, not Paul like Raider Greg said in the Podcast, Oliveros I'm a 33 year old Mail Carrier From Los Angeles California. Raider fan since I was a Baby boy. Followed the Raiders Allways, was a bit upset when they left to return to Oakland but still continue to root for them. Win, loose, or tie Raiders till I die. Was a Season ticket holder for the 2006 season, had the time of my life that season. The tailgate experience in Oakland is like to other. I have been to San Francisco for a Niners game, representing the Nation of course, and that Tailgate was more like being in a deserted park. I got so much Sh*t for representing the Raiders but those Pu$$ys didn't have it in them to do anything about it. Don't get me wrong in not one of those violent fans but when some one threatens you to take off your jersey or its your ass, well bring your lunch then partner cause your going to need it. Im also a Marine, served this country for 8 years 5 in Camp Pendelton and 3 in Hawaii. Once a Marine, Allways a Marine. So Raider Nation who cares if they Black us out this weekend. I'm only watching one game at 1:00 pm and that game is Raiders Texans, screw the patsies and those colts. every one else can watch it, I won't.
                                              Stay Silver and Black Forever Raider Nation!!!
Title: Kolja (near Cologne Germany) signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 12, 2008, 12:00:51 AM
from Kolja (near Cologne Germany)
11/2/07


Hello Raider Nation! I don't know how, bu somehow it happened that my friend Andre beat me by joyning here earlier than me... well, anyway, here I am.

I am also a german fan of the Raiders and as Andre I live close to Cologne, in Kerpen to be precise. I follow the Raiders and their fortunes and misfortunes now since I started watching NFL football which was in the late eighties. As it was always the case during that time in Germany you couldn't watch that many games, but the Raiders always stuck out, because the way they presented themselves (bad boys are good :-)) and also, of course, because they were one of the few teams you could buy merchandise from here (it's like the New York Yankees phenomenon here: people can and do buy their hats and shirts, but have no clue that it is a baseball team).

In the early 90ies the World League was formed and I started to go to games there, but I still watched the NFL and the Raiders on television. Later on I started my own podcast and my own photo site for my hometown team the now defunct Cologne Centurions together with our fan club "First Down". Out of that club grow the idea of the "German Raider Nation". After I checked if anyone else has ever thougt about that we built up our site and now we are trying to gather together all german Raiders fans under one roof, but as always in the german football scene it is a slow and long process.

Well, and now, here I am, and looking forward to add some of my comments to this forum in the near future.

Go Raiders! Kolja

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Title: SeaTacRaiderLady signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 12, 2008, 12:10:32 AM
from SeaTacRaiderLady
11/3/07


Raider Greg, not only are you very "cerebral", but I LOVE the podcasts!  Positively the BEST Raider fan I know, second only to my husband.

(http://stono.no-ip.org/skye/emotes/helpsos.gif)I was raised in a house of terribly, deluded Seachicken fans.  I am ashamed to admit it.  Not only this, but I am frequently subjected to Husky futball Buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuullshit!  Is it any wonder I was almost INSTANTLY a Raiders fan, once properly introduced by my Raider Hubby, Raider Chris?

It is a sad, sad state of affairs, not only living in hostile territory, but also being surrounded by die-hard Seachicken fans!  The shame and the stupid, it burns!!

Thanks for the reality check, the great podcasts, and the hope everlasting.  (http://stono.no-ip.org/skye/emotes/notworthy.gif)

Long Live Al, and the beloved Raiders!!!  Win, Lose or Tie, Raider Nation 'till we die!!
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Title: Colin (aka SROTBFM) signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 12, 2008, 12:56:30 AM
from Colin (aka SROTBFM) in Scotland
11/4/07


Hi, my name is Colin and I'm a consultant for a mailing company in Perth, Scotland (as opposed to  Perth, Australia!!).

Got hooked on the NFL back in '85 when it enjoyed it's first surge of popularity here in the UK. Fell for the Raiders,I guess, because of their "look" (best uniform / helmet hands down), their attitude and the strength of their D (I'll take a team with a great D over one with an explosive offense any day). My memory's a bit hazy on this, but I seem to remember a 9-3 game against the 49ers sealing my allegiance!!
Followed the game for a few years on the Armed Forces radio network, which you could just about pick up here, with a highlight being Bo's breakout game in the Kingdome.

After a few years we stopped getting regular season highlights and I drifted away a little as I had no particular desire to watch the Cowboys and Br*nc*s win Superbowls!!
Still, I always looked out for the scores and, thankfully, my cable company picked up live regular season coverage the year after the Bucs disaster.

So, back in full support now, I get to watch a triple-header every Sunday night although I'm lucky if the Raiders are on twice a year. Most times I'm watching a live game with the Raider gamecenter on the laptop. Man, it's nervewracking watching those coloured lines march up and down the field!!

All time favourite player is Howie Long, although special shouts also go to Marcus, Bo, Lester Hayes and Tim Brown.

Currently watching the Charger - Viking game (yeah, Peterson just scored!!).

Finally, thanks for the podcast, it's great for getting Raider news and opinion beyond the sanitised rubbish on NFL and ESPN sites but most important it's good to hear from someone so passionate about my team who gets pissed when we lose, but can at least have a laugh about it and stays true no matter what. Long may it continue.

Peace.



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Title: Mark (from the UK) signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 12, 2008, 12:58:56 AM
from Mark (aka xX IceD tEA Xx.......previously known as Raider Mayek...fan from across the pond).....RNP Hall of Famer
11/7/07


My name is Mark ( and I have been a Raiders fan since reading a magazine article about them in 'Touchdown' magazine back in 1982 (the first year we got Gridiron over in the UK). I liked the image more than anything and then the first season I watched properly was 1983 and they wound up in the Superbowl. You could say I was a glory supporter - paying for it now though.

The nearest I got to seeing the Raiders play was against the Saints in a pre-season exhibition match over at (old) Wembley. I was gonna get over this year but I run my own business and just can't get the time away right now. One year I will make the trip.

If anyone wants to whip my ass at Madden my gamer tag is Mayek (for historical reasons that seemed funny when I took it).  Always play as the Raiders - it's the only way I get to see them win big these days.

Still, what doesn't kill us makes us stronger.

The Raiders will be back!

Title: Bobby (aka "Silent One") signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 12, 2008, 01:01:25 AM
from "Silent One"
11/8/07


My name is Bobby and I live in Yuba City, California. I was raised by a Seacock fan and I began to like the Raiders since 91'-92'ish. My favorite Raider to ever play the game is Tim Brown. I hope to make it to a Raider Nation Podcast tailgate party some day. Hope to get to know you fellow Raider fans a lot better.
Title: "Navy Rob" signs the Guestbook
Post by: Randy on November 12, 2008, 01:03:42 AM
Hey it's Navy Rob,

Currently I am stationed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, CA. That's about an hour north of L. A. on the 101 in Ventura county. I'm a Second Class Petty Officer as an Aviation Electronics Technician but by primary duties is being a Naval Aircrew man. I am a Loadmaster for the mighty C-130 Hercules and love it! I've been to 36 states and 28 countries to include the UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, Japan and Australia.


Well.....  I feel I'm a HUGE  Raider fan but when I read that Raider Mayek was a fan since '83 and Randy had season tickets back in '81, I feel bad since I wasn't a fan until '91. Then again I was born in 1982  :P
Born and raised here around L.A. I didn't get started until my dad took me to an umm.... Los Angeles Raiders of Oakland ;) games which were all versus the Broncos. I remember watching Howie chase down "horse mouth" Elway. I hate Denver! I think I went to 3 games before they moved back home when I was 13. I've been to one away game and that was in '05 when the Raiders went to Philadelphia, I was stationed at NAS Willow Grove which is about 35 miles NW of Philly. Now back home, at least until 2010, I have made the trip up to the Mecca for a preseason and 3 regular season games.

So, Go Raiders!




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Title: Wayward John Signs the Guestbook
Post by: Wayward John on November 13, 2008, 12:47:45 PM
Hi  everyone,

I'm from San Ho but I live in Tokyo now. I've been a Raider fan since I was a kid, in fact my first favorite players were Daryl Lamonica, George Blanda and  Fred Biletnikoff. Being in Japan, I occasionally get a chance to watch the silver and black on TV or listen to Greg Papas call the game.

I love the podcast, Raider Greg and The Bald Raider really give us all a great show. And reading everyone's post in the forums as well as hearing y'all on the bone line during the show really make my week.

You Guys Rock!!!

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Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: John From Livermore on December 28, 2008, 07:30:11 AM
Hey I'm John From Livermore. Guess what? I'm from Livermore, California the Eastest of the East Bay. I'm a Raider Fan and like many of you I was born into it. When I'm not involved in Raiders "Stuff" I play guitar and listen to music all day.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Raiderfanuntildeath on February 13, 2009, 01:10:07 AM
Sup Nation,

Just thought that I would share my story about how I became a Raider fan.  It was about 15 or 16 years ago when I was about 15 years old.  At that time I would classify myself as a very casual football fan, which is to say that I would watch a few regular season games -it didnt matter what team- and I would watch the Superbowl.

I remember being at a friends house and he flipped on a Raider game at halftime,  I cant even remember who the Raiders were playing but I remember that it was a Raider home game.  

With the fourth quarter winding down, the Raiders trailed by a few points and needed a touchdown to win...I remember Jeff Hostetler driving the Raiders down the field and got them in a 1st and goal situation. After 3 unsuccessful downs the Raiders go for it on 4th down.  Hostetler drops back and scrambles left and scrambles right, nearly getting sacked, throws the ball, and a receiver by the name of Alexander Wright makes a sensational catch in the end zone just as the clock hits 0:00.  (I get chills just thinking about it)

Of course the entire team runs on the field in celebration, and just after all the hugs and high fives, Alexander Wright gets interviewed on the field -and he is still pumped up- and the reporter asks him how he feels and he responded like this, and I quote..."THAT'S RAIDER FOOTBALL BABY!!! NOT JUST FOOTBALL, THAT'S RAIDER FOOTBALL!!!"  

That one play, and Wright's speech about what Raider football is, made me a "Raider Fan Until Death"...

Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Jr da WPB Florida raider on April 23, 2009, 03:52:19 AM
Hey there my raider brothers i am jr da wpb florida raider.  I live in the city of west palm beach, Fl i seen your videos on you tube, their the shit so are the raiders.  I been a fan ever since i was young, i watched the raiders win, lose, and tie and get a shit load of penalties in the mix of it all.  Thats when i said, just when i was getting to like football if this team that is getting alot of shit thrown at them and are still wining games, just like in a persons life then thats when i decided THE OAKLAND RAIDERS was going to be the team that, when i get older and had pets that if it would be no if it would please the football GOD's to make my team number one that i would have to make that sacrafice.  No i cant do that to my pets but asaide everything thank you, all of you of having me hear and talk to all of the raider fam abaout how i fell of this team my team that forever will be #1.  Thank You and if there any raider fans around my area that think the same hit me up.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: NEBRASKARAIDER on April 29, 2009, 11:26:40 AM
Hey Raider Nation,

                                 I became a Raider fan when I was born thanks to my Dad who
was a Raiders fan. I say was, because he passed away in '05 at the age of 45. He brought me up in the Raider tradition. I used to wear a Zebra striped Raiders hat all the time. I really started paying attention to The Raiders when I was about 11 years old. The first full game I watched was The play-off game vs. NE. That will forever be burned in my memory. You know what I'm talking about. The next year my Dad took me to my first Raiders game in KC. We saw Jerry Rice fumble the ball right in front of us. This was the year we went to Super Bowl XXXVIII. My Dad & I suffered through the seasons after the loss, but never lost our hope in the Raiders. It was in '05 when I really started to dig & research the Raiders history. Now I am proud to say that, because of my Dad, I will always be a DIE HARD OAKLAND RAIDERS FAN.

Favorite Raider- Hendricks
Games I've been to :
---------------------------                                      Much Love RAIDER NATION !!!!!
-KC in '02, '06, '07, '09
-Den. in '08

Record : 3-2                              
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Raider Jake on May 18, 2009, 12:35:39 AM
Hey everybody,

I became a Raider fan when I was 12 (I'm 17 now). I've always loved football and I would watch it every chance I got, no matter the team. I wanted to be apart of the team that nobody answered to and didn't take crap from anyone. When I saw the Raiders knocking people over behind the line and picking fights with people after the play was over I knew that this was the team I was built for. I'm proud to be a member of the raider nation and I will be until death!  GO RAIDERS!
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: RaiderJeff64 on May 22, 2009, 09:23:57 PM
Hey Everybody

I have been a Raider fan for over thirty-five years. Seen the highs and the lows. I'm very encouraged by the way things are going heading into the 2009 season. It seems like there is more of a cohesiveness this off season. Also we're getting players that want to play and not just get a pay check. I know we were all encouraged by the way the season ended and have great expectations for this year. Just wanted to introduce myself and encourage you to check out a new song and video related to the Raiders. Hope it inspires us all to get excited about our return to the top.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWXK2gjt1Aw
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Raider_Whipp on May 30, 2009, 07:16:04 AM
           HELLO RAIDER NATION!!! My name is Matt. I'm from clear across the nation, in Baltimore, MD. Haven't been to any of the games as of yet, but I will be down sometime soon to party with all of my people. Been a fan since I was about 5, I'm 21 now. I found one of my fathers hat down in the basement, it was a zebra patterned Oakland hat and ever since that day I've been a hardcore Raiders fan. Also being from the east coast I have to deal with a lot of bandwagon assholes who only show their colors when they are doing good, and that is why I love the Raiders. We the fans stick with em' through good and bad! Anyhow, My mom is a Cowboys fan, my dad is a Packers fan (now), and my brother is a PatriRAT fan so apparently I'm the only one that came out right. I'm feeling pretty good about this 2009 season, a lot of new talent, I'm hoping my boy Heyward-Bey from Maryland can get the job done and make our passing game better this season and the coaching staff can get their shit straight and we can start playing like the Raiders we remember them as. Well that's a little info about me, I'm looking forward to the 09 season and all the awesome Videocasts you guys put out. I love em' GO RAIDERS!!!!!
Title: GUESTBOOK: raiderj......New to the Forum!
Post by: raiderj on June 13, 2009, 12:25:12 PM
Hello Raider Nation,

I’m new to this forum and just like to introduce myself. Huge raider fan for the past 25 years living in the Mile Hi City. I found info on the pod cast though I-Tunes and You Tube. I think it's great that Raider Greg and Randy support the Pod/video cast and this forum. "thanks". I come out to Oakland twice a year to watch the Raiders play. Get this......last month I became a Raider Season ticket holder!! That's what I’m talking about!! More Games!! I get allot of shit out here for being a Die-Hard fan so if there are any Colorado RBR fans out there please hit me up! Hope to hang out with you all when I go out to the big O! Peace, JJ R8R Nation 4life

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Title: this Texan makes his long overdue COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE!
Post by: Misha on September 15, 2009, 04:36:08 AM
Hey black & silver crew !

I am a professional musician, psychotherapist and volunteer Chaplain. I am researching about and helping creative people; musicians, artists, writers and others; who are addicted and also suffer from mental illness. This is called Dual Diagnosis, and there is s direct link between creativity and mental illness. Please forgive me, but ( and I do this a lot ) I digress.

I am a former sports reporter and radio sports director. While in Denver in the early/mid 80's Bronco management handed off all the out of town radio stations needs to me. I did a lot of "game day" work for radio networks, covering the NFL, USFL, NBA, and college sports. Did some high school play-by-play on a fill-in basis. I was already a fan since the late '70's as I had some pals from Denver who got me hooked. I got to know many of the Broncos players and became a big fan of the team, even after my wife and I moved to Houston. And there I remained through thick, thin, Elway, Phillips etc. Never faltered or even considered it. I despised the Raiders as you would imagine.

I believed that Shanahan had to go. No question. I also knew immediately - as I was watching the press conference - that McDaniel was the worst hire in Bronco history. I thought Gruden would have been a great choice. I thought Roseann friggin' Barr would have been a better choice. Look at the collective record of Belicheck cast offs ! Then the outrageous mess over Jay Cutler, and Bowlen's clueless attitude of selling out a Pro-Bowl player, to support a bonehead coach who is in way over his head. For the first time since 1977. I knew that I had to get a blue and orange divorce; something so extreme that my friends talked about doing an intervention on me.

Denver gave me my release without comment, and I looked around the league for someone who needed a dedicated fan who was ready to play hard, every single game and never look back. Friends bargained for my services with the Colts, Steelers, Seahawks, Giants, Titans and of course, the Cowboys.  I could not be a bandwagoner; rolling with a no-brainer playoff team. I had to choose a club that needed a solid performer in Texas, and could give me some real excitement as they re-build a tarnished legacy.

After mulling it over, an affordable black #2 jersey with a nifty 50 year patch on it, caught my eye on Ebay.  I bought it. Then sought out a white one. JaMarcus Russell is like me; getting dissed at every turn but ready to overachieve in style. I knew I had to go to the dark side. I knew I had to get revenge, served ice cold, in black and silver gear. Many doubt my sincerity, and my staying power.  I am surrounded by Cowbum backers, and those are the biggest fair weather turds in the history of sports. What disloyal crybabies; all of 'em. They make a true football junkie want to launch his lunch onto the turf.  I don't ever roll like that ! My wife is on board and my Denver family as skeptical as hell. All of my Bronco gear has been donated to thrift stores or idiots foolish enough to get first class cabins on the Titanic ( save a couple of valuable autographed pieces which have been neutered and put away under lock and key ). I have gotten warm receptions from Raider Nation and other similar sites. All that matters now is JUST WIN, BABY !

Anyone know where I can get a sale priced silver jersey ( #52 XL) ?

If you are in or near Austin, TX and know where to get the hook up for Raider football game day, then I'm your man. I'm really excited and delighted to be a newbie in the internet Black Hole. I'd love to hear from any Raider fans and invite you hook up with me at www.twitter.com/mishabendavid. ::)
Title: ghost2post
Post by: ghost2post on October 19, 2009, 10:12:39 PM
Hey everyone this is ghost2post (Dale) from Cibolo, Texas. (Outside of San Antonio, TX). Just wanted to say I've been a Raider fan since I can remember. I grew up in Wisconsin and had to watch those sorry  Packers and one day caught the Silver and Black on TV and that was it.  I go as far back as having an autographed photo of coach Madden sent to me as a kid. Been through many great times and some bad, you know we'll never get the calls or have a challenge overturned but that is Raider Football ! It's still the greatest team in any sports. I'm just glad there are other supporters out there, it's great to read all the news, insights and info, keep up the great work RAIDER NATION !
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: MingoThePTownRaider on October 20, 2009, 02:33:31 AM
Hey guys this is MingoThePTownRaider or Mingo from Portland, Oregon but Originally from LA California. I have been a Raider Fan since I was a baby so born and bred and bleeding Silver & Black for Life baby!!!

I have a 2 year old little girl right now who loves the Raiders and I hope becomes a huge Raiders fan as well.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: limeyfred on November 08, 2009, 05:53:05 PM
Hello!
My names Fred I'm from Bristol, England. I've been following the Raiders for the last few years. I've been downloading the podcasts and I'm hoping to make the trip across the pond one day soon. Hoping to get in touch with a few of the English fans on here. RAIDER NATION IS HUUUUUUUUGE! go raiders!
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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on December 02, 2009, 09:39:02 PM
 Raider Nation!  I'm Raider Bob from Knoxville. I'm a lifelong Raider since age 5.  I was 7 yrs old when I watched us beat up on Francis and the Vikings in the Superbowl....then the Eagles, and then the ass whipping we put on the Skins.
 We were a damn dynasty!  I waited and watched us almost get there several more times and before you know it 20 years have elapsed and I'm watching our former nemesis from the KC pine, Rich Gannon, emerge as the two time league MVP winner as our beloved leader!  That's right, 20 years!
 So needless to say, I was heartbroken when we lost to Chucky and the Bucs.
 I'm still not over it!  I don't know how Vikings and Bills fans can sleep at night!
 I could talk about the Raiders all day but I really just wanted to thank Greg and Randy for making all of  this happen. I love the podcast and have been listening to the archives all week long. Greg, you totally crack me up on every show and it's like you're my long lost Raider brother! And Randy, you post on this board like others breathe. Kudos and much thanks to you both...I love it man!!
 I'm  Raider Nation until I die.


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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on December 03, 2009, 03:22:36 AM
Thanks man! You guys are great!  I'll have to check out your vid right now. Thanks again brother!
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Post by: RaiderJosh on February 13, 2010, 06:03:46 AM
Howzit Nation,

I'm Josh and I've been a Raider fan all 18 years of my life.

I live in the SD area, surrounded by all the whiny Charger fans.

Everyday I hear it from those Chargers, but at least I actually stick with my team when times are tough... 8)

Just wanted to say hey to everybody and RAIDERNATION FOR LIFE!!
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Post by: RaiderWildeStyle on February 13, 2010, 06:45:54 AM
Howzit Nation,

I'm Josh and I've been a Raider fan all 18 years of my life.

I live in the SD area, surrounded by all the whiny Charger fans.

Everyday I hear it from those Chargers, but at least I actually stick with my team when times are tough... 8)

Just wanted to say hey to everybody and RAIDERNATION FOR LIFE!!

Sup BigJoshman!!!

Raider Nation is well supported in Qualcomm... I've watched games on tv and everytime the Raiders go to SD it sends shivers up my spine thinking how strong the nation really is.

Must suck having that 12 or 13 game streak, but the tides are changing my friend.. THE NATION will be BACK to GREATNESS
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Post by: RaiderJosh on February 14, 2010, 03:35:09 AM
Howzit Nation,

I'm Josh and I've been a Raider fan all 18 years of my life.

I live in the SD area, surrounded by all the whiny Charger fans.

Everyday I hear it from those Chargers, but at least I actually stick with my team when times are tough... 8)

Just wanted to say hey to everybody and RAIDERNATION FOR LIFE!!

Sup BigJoshman!!!

Raider Nation is well supported in Qualcomm... I've watched games on tv and everytime the Raiders go to SD it sends shivers up my spine thinking how strong the nation really is.

Must suck having that 12 or 13 game streak, but the tides are changing my friend.. THE NATION will be BACK to GREATNESS

Thanks man. And yes, the tables will be turning soon...

I want to know what it feels like to be on top since I'm too young to really know. I barely even remember the early 2000's.
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Post by: RaiderGuru on February 14, 2010, 04:46:30 AM
Whatsup Raider Nation!!!

I'm Mitch, I'm a Neuro/Spine Medical Sales Rep currently live in Phoenix, AZ but was born, raised and lived my whole life in Denver, CO.  I became a Raider fan when I started playing peewee football at age 9, that was in 1976!!  Thats right baby RAIDER 4 LIFE for the last 34 years!!!  I watched the Raiders kick the crap out of Minnesota......then the Philly game in 80 which "supposedly" we had no chance at.......then the beating against Washington when I was 16.  I made a $100 bet with the owner of the restaurant I was a busboy at who was Mr redskin fan.  He was so mad he had to pay me that he almost fired me!!!

My family cringes everytime I show up....because unless its a function where I have to be in a suit and tie for some reason, im always wearing my silver and black in one form or another.  My brother boycotted ever buying me Raider gifts for Christmas so I basically boycotted Christmas and spent the money for them on Raider stuff for me baby!!!!  They are all of course Bronco fans and Bronco season ticket holders.  I was always fortunate enough to get a ticket to the Raider game in Mile High from the family though......and from the time I was 10 all the way until I moved to Phoenix in 2006.......I NEVER missed a Raider game in Mile High!!  Even though all my Raider games have been in an opposing stadium, I represent none the less........full colors baby!!!  REPRESENT!

I've always been somewhat of a rogue.  Lived my life going to sports bars and usually being the only Raider fan in the place.  Honestly thats always been ok with me......theres nothiNg quite so satisfying as being the only one cheering when we kick somebody's ass.  In 2002 the bar I used to go to every week at the end when the playoffs started one of the other regulars told me out loud that noone there liked me.  I told him good, I aint here makin friends baby, noones got your ass nailed to that seat so take off!!!  This year here at my local joint in Phoenix, which has alot of Steeler fans in it.........it was almost orgasmic when Murphy caught that pass for the winning TD........me standing up wearing my old battle weary #53 Romanowski jersey from '02 just goin nuts.......Steeler fans whining......one actually tried getting in my face and as a regular the management launched his ass.  It was freaking beautiful!!!!

I am a member of the nation though......and I cant wait for 2010.  The Raiders are coming to Arizona!!!  I'm hoping to get with some of the core members of the Raider Nation and find out if the Black Hole is gonna represent at University of Phoenix Stadium.....cause I wanna be right in the middle of it!!!  I've never had an opportunity to see a game in Oakland, someday I will.....but the game here this season I want to not be the lone wolf anymore......I wanna be in the Nation baby!!!!  From the first group of tailgaters.....all the way to the last guy to leave!!  Lookin forward to finding out how to get hooked up for that.

RADIERS 4 LIFE!!!
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Post by: NCRaider on April 22, 2010, 12:58:35 AM
Hey Everyone
I just wanted to introduce myself.  I'm a canandian living in Charlotte, North Carolina and have been a raider fan for as long as I can remember.  To be specific the first football game I watched on TV was the the '83 superbowl.  My said he was rooting for the redskins so I choose the other team...which as we all know was the LA Raiders.
I've been fortunate to make it out to Oakland now for 3 games and try to fly out once a year to enjoy a game.  I hope to meet some of you this season.
I recently stumbled about the raidernation podcast and though it was excellent.  I love how RaiderGreg allows it's members drive the success of the podcast and community.  I hope to be an active contributer and looking forward to my first boneline call.

As we speak we've traded what I believe a 5th round pick for Q.Groves and reports and circulating that the steelers are in talks with the Raiders in regards to Big Ben...
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Post by: houston raider on July 05, 2010, 02:16:48 AM
     Hello Raider Nation,
Houston Raider here(a.k.a.-Raider Steve).I have been a fan of the Raiders since the Kenny Stabler/Jack Tatum days.The first game that got me hooked on the Raiders was against the steelers(squeelers) and Franco Harris in that Immaculate Deception game.I liked the pirate logo on the Raiders uniforms,and that riverboat gambling style of play by Kenny Stabler.I watched jack Tatum play at Ohio State(my dads alma mater),so i adopted the Raiders as my team since Jack Tatum was on the team.
      I also liked that Al Davis did things his way-as Frank Sinatra would sing.:O)
      I remember one monday night game(in the 70;s) when the Oilers were getting their asses kicked by da Raiders in the old astrodome.The camera focused on one lone Oilers fan sleeping in the stands.His buddy woke him up and he faced the camera and flipped off the cameraman.Don Meredith remarked...well, he thinks his team is #1-that's a classic-lmao.
     My earliest recollection of the Raiders was the now infamous Heidi game-i was 8 in 68.Kurt Gowdy was calling the game and the color announcer was Al De Rogatas.I do remember that it was a close hard fought game going back and forth. Next thing i know the tv came back from commercial and the Movie Heidi was playing-i thought what the hell...what's this about.I felt that i spent ALL this time watching my FIRST NFL game (and enjoying it) and this happens.I do remember hearing about Daryl Lamonica and him being called the mad bomber...and seeing what a GREAT game he is having!How can a 8 year old kid forget a game like this.
     My sister went to high school with a young lady that ended up marrying steve weisnewski...so i followed his career with the Raiders.I thought that was really cool.
     My brother and his wife lived for a time near the stanford campus.I found out QUICKLY that you either rooted for the whiners or Da Raiders.Great places to catch a Raiders game(if your not near Rickeys) is the Oasis pizza place or the Old Pro sportsbar-both near the Stanford campus.Another GREAT place to catch the Raiders game near the Stanford campus is the Alpine inn..used to be called Zots-biker friendly also.
     I have been to 2 Raider games in KC-Raider Nation really represents here-even better than in Houston.I ride 32-34 hours roundtrip on a Greyhound to see OUR team...WELL WORTH it.I hope to see more Raider games in kc-highlight of my Raiders season.I went to the Raiders game in Dallas last thanksgiving-great turnout also(took the greyhound).Then i see the Raiders when they play in houston.THis october ill be at the Raiders vs whiners game.It will be GREAT to meet you all...should i wear body armor to protect against tHE whiners fans?I have 2 tickets...near the scoreboard.I bought them from a 49ers fan.I hope to go to Rickeys that sat night before the game-Raiders MECCA!I will be turning 50 this August so i wanted to celebrate it Raiders STYLE!
      More later...RAIDERSSSSSSSSSSS!!!! I live and breathe Raiders football-365 days a year..we ALL DO!I watch the Raiders at Molly's sportsbar in kingwood,texas.The owner jeff gets the games on for me.It has a true English sports bar/pub vibe for me....another great place to watch the Raiders is at SRO sportsbar in Houston.There are usually 8-10 Raider fans(or more) when the Raiders games are on.It's the biggest and BEST place to watch our team.Honorable mention to a GREAT Houston sportsbar is Nick's place-near the galleria.
  
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Post by: RaiderWildeStyle on July 05, 2010, 07:56:58 AM

Welcome Houston Raider.

Good to see the Silver N Black Representing from the Silver & Blue State.

Always wanted to go to H-Town!!!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on July 05, 2010, 04:54:00 PM
Welcome to the JUNGLE HOUSTON RAIDER!
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Post by: houston raider on July 05, 2010, 05:37:07 PM
Welcome to the JUNGLE HOUSTON RAIDER!
hello hellraider-thanks for the props...good to see another fan of Da raiders representing in the dallas cowgirls backyard...our team had a GREAT turnout on turkey day against the cowgirls...i met gorilla rilla and the black hole regs that i see on gameday in oaktown!:O) RAIDERSSSSSSS
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Post by: houston raider on July 05, 2010, 05:50:04 PM

Welcome Houston Raider.

Good to see the Silver N Black Representing from the Silver & Blue State.

Always wanted to go to H-Town!!!
     hello wildestyle,
Even though i'm in the cowgirls backyard(seems like at LEAST half of Houston are cowgirl fans)I am a Raiders fan till i die.(like we ALL are).We might not win EVERY game but Raider nation wins EVERY Tailgate...never forget one time when the raiders played here-met 2 raider fans from sonora,cal.Everytime the raiders scored we passed the flask of bourbon around and took a generous chug...had some laughs and told some GREAT stories from back in the Plunkett/Stabler days.The raiders lost the game but it was GREAT visiting with other Raider nation fans.Sometimes i feel like a lone wolf among the vastness of the deep south/lone star state cowboys/texans and now front running Saints fans!

     My brother is from Boston and he says that texas has the Prettiest women...i can;t disagree at all...trying to recruit a few ladies to the dark side(Raiders).It's a work in progress someone has to do it...ME-lol:O).

   hope to see you all at candlestick on october 17th...we'll put some shrimp on the barbie!:O) Raidersssss .Thanks for the props wildstyle....cheers to my aussie friend! salute!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on July 05, 2010, 06:21:52 PM
Welcome to the JUNGLE HOUSTON RAIDER!
hello hellraider-thanks for the props...good to see another fan of Da raiders representing in the dallas cowgirls backyard...our team had a GREAT turnout on turkey day against the cowgirls...i met gorilla rilla and the black hole regs that i see on gameday in oaktown!:O) RAIDERSSSSSSS
yeah, Im about 45-1 hour away from arlington from wylie.  FUck the cowboys, america's anti-christ football team.  I hate cowboy fans!  1 playoff win in 12 years...............congratufuckinlations!  suck my left big toe!   anyway, stay strong,  cowboy fans are the worst along with steeler fans........although they have actually done something in the last decade!
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Post by: NCRaider on July 05, 2010, 11:13:44 PM
Welcome Houston Raider!
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Post by: houston raider on July 06, 2010, 01:03:42 AM
Welcome Houston Raider!

THANKS FOR THE PROPS nc...appreciate it-great run dmc graphic-here's to the raiders-cheers! salute!:O) All the BEST! lets have a molson!:O)eh-lol:O)
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Post by: AJtheOG on August 18, 2010, 06:54:32 AM
yoyo!!
the names AJ. born and raised a Raiders and A's fans in Fremont CA. Parents were both die hards from the days of Lyle and Cliff. Graduated high school and headed out to Santa Rosa at Sonoma state to play baseball and spread the Raider Nation! Been to numerous games since we came back to Oakland. My life is Raiders football and i will stand up for my team! (jus ask some  of my haters and their black eyes)!! Raiders fans are the most knowledgeable and loyal fans in the WORLD and we are poised to RETURN TO GLORY
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Post by: oklandraida84 on August 18, 2010, 02:16:27 PM
welcome to the forum brotha!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on August 18, 2010, 02:32:28 PM
Welcome to the freakshow!
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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on August 18, 2010, 09:19:17 PM
Welcome!  This the forum where the men are men and the sheep are scared!
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Title: Re: GUESTBOOK.... Welcome to the forum for all of our new members!
Post by: Randy on August 23, 2010, 09:26:32 PM
Welcome to the Forum……all you new forum members who joined since we did our last podcast show on August 14th.

Raider Greg made a point of mentioning our website url (www.raidernationpodcast.com)…..and our forum url (www.raidernationpodcast.com/forum) several times, and it seems to have brought us a surge in new forum members.

Welcome to:

East Coast Raider 64

Mile High Raider

eduardoraider

Millernation

Raider Zero

AJtheOG

Raider Mac

gonethem77

Raidered721

MrRaider2u


That's 10 new forum members in 9 days. I don't think we've had that many new members in such a short time frame in the whole history of our forum. For comparison, it took us 2 months to get the 10 members just prior to these last 10 members.

This "Guestbook" section is where you can introduce yourself, put in a short bio of how you became a Raiders fan, where you live, etc….if you want.

Welcome once again!

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Post by: ghost2post on August 24, 2010, 02:17:17 AM
Welcome to all the new members ! And one thing .................. Yes, HELLRAIDER is for real !

ghost2post!
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Post by: NCRaiderRay on August 24, 2010, 04:47:44 AM
I am a new forum member (first post), but i have been a Raider Nation member since the Bo Jackson days.  I was a young kid back then, around 10 or 11 and being in NC we didn't have a pro team.  Bo Jackson fascinated me.  The Raiders fascinated me.  I've been hooked ever since.  I've seen the Raiders play in Charlotte vs the Panthers, and in Foxboro against the Patriots (fuck the tuck rule, i still haven't forgotten).  My inlaws live in a Boston suburb so it's easy to make the Pats games.  I'll be in Jacksonville this year on Dec. 12th to watch the BLACK HOLE envelope northern FL.  I can't wait.  I do get to sit in the new Jets stadium to watch the J-E-T-S beat the hated Pats and the week before that i'll be in Foxboro to see the Pats hopefully somehow lose to the hapless Buffalo Bills.  You catch on to how much I hate the Pats?  
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Post by: oklandraida84 on August 24, 2010, 05:03:16 AM
i would never step foot in any stadium unless the Raiders are playing there!
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Post by: NCRaider on August 24, 2010, 02:44:24 PM
I am a new forum member (first post), but i have been a Raider Nation member since the Bo Jackson days.  I was a young kid back then, around 10 or 11 and being in NC we didn't have a pro team.  Bo Jackson fascinated me.  The Raiders fascinated me.  I've been hooked ever since.  I've seen the Raiders play in Charlotte vs the Panthers, and in Foxboro against the Patriots (fuck the tuck rule, i still haven't forgotten).  My inlaws live in a Boston suburb so it's easy to make the Pats games.  I'll be in Jacksonville this year on Dec. 12th to watch the BLACK HOLE envelope northern FL.  I can't wait.  I do get to sit in the new Jets stadium to watch the J-E-T-S beat the hated Pats and the week before that i'll be in Foxboro to see the Pats hopefully somehow lose to the hapless Buffalo Bills.  You catch on to how much I hate the Pats?  

Welcome!  There are a few of us living in NC
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Post by: houston raider on August 24, 2010, 06:12:42 PM
I am a new forum member (first post), but i have been a Raider Nation member since the Bo Jackson days.  I was a young kid back then, around 10 or 11 and being in NC we didn't have a pro team.  Bo Jackson fascinated me.  The Raiders fascinated me.  I've been hooked ever since.  I've seen the Raiders play in Charlotte vs the Panthers, and in Foxboro against the Patriots (fuck the tuck rule, i still haven't forgotten).  My inlaws live in a Boston suburb so it's easy to make the Pats games.  I'll be in Jacksonville this year on Dec. 12th to watch the BLACK HOLE envelope northern FL.  I can't wait.  I do get to sit in the new Jets stadium to watch the J-E-T-S beat the hated Pats and the week before that i'll be in Foxboro to see the Pats hopefully somehow lose to the hapless Buffalo Bills.  You catch on to how much I hate the Pats?  
Welcome to RNP Raider Ray.!!I hate the Pats also.My brother-in law is from inner city Boston.He talks SMACK about the Boston teams-ALL year long.I LOVE it when the Boston teams lose.Some of their fans are A-Holes.The Only fans i have found who are just as bad are Cowboy and Steelers fans.Buffalo Bills fans are A-HOLES also.I was at a Bills game at Joe Robbie stadium during the machine Gun Kelly era..and the Bills fans were drunk,loud,obnoxious,flippin fingers,cursing-FIGHTING-and that was just the WOMEN!
     During the Pats super bowl run-undefeated season- the Patsie fans were talking all this SMACK about their team(on JT the Bricks national radio show).Most were a bunch of LOUD,obnoxious Blowhards....ALL season long!When The Pats LOST to the NY Giants in the super bowl JT was Gloating!IT was a CLASSIC show!JT said isn;t it amazing that after hearing ALL this STUFF from the PATS fans ALL season that NONE of them have the Stones to call my show?".Then he played the soundtrack of crickets chirping-it was F-ing hilarious!!:O)He said Come on Pats fans i DARE you to have the Stones and call my show-i'd LOVE to hear from YOU!!:O)Heck even i was able to get through and talk to JT that night and BASH the PATSIES!!!He said i remember the Tuck game when the RAIDERS got SCREWED and hearing ALL your smack!!!YOU must have a short memory.Jt's radio show that night(after the Super bowl losss to the NY Giants)was a radio show for the AGES!!!:O)RAIDEERRRRRRSSSSS!!! :D
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Post by: houston raider on August 24, 2010, 06:19:11 PM
yoyo!!
the names AJ. born and raised a Raiders and A's fans in Fremont CA. Parents were both die hards from the days of Lyle and Cliff. Graduated high school and headed out to Santa Rosa at Sonoma state to play baseball and spread the Raider Nation! Been to numerous games since we came back to Oakland. My life is Raiders football and i will stand up for my team! (jus ask some  of my haters and their black eyes)!! Raiders fans are the most knowledgeable and loyal fans in the WORLD and we are poised to RETURN TO GLORY
            Welcome AJ and all new raider fans to RNP!Greg and Randy do a GREAT job with the site.Don't forget to listen to the podcasts and watch the videocasts-its the HIGHLIGHT of my week-i feel like a kid at christmas when at this site:O)Your right we are very knowledgeable and LOYAL.....we wear our Raiders stuff YEAR round-365 days a year...not just when our team wins a game!Welcome aboard!RAIDERSSSSSSS!!! 8)
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Post by: houston raider on August 24, 2010, 06:45:26 PM
I am a new forum member (first post), but i have been a Raider Nation member since the Bo Jackson days.  I was a young kid back then, around 10 or 11 and being in NC we didn't have a pro team.  Bo Jackson fascinated me.  The Raiders fascinated me.  I've been hooked ever since.  I've seen the Raiders play in Charlotte vs the Panthers, and in Foxboro against the Patriots (fuck the tuck rule, i still haven't forgotten).  My inlaws live in a Boston suburb so it's easy to make the Pats games.  I'll be in Jacksonville this year on Dec. 12th to watch the BLACK HOLE envelope northern FL.  I can't wait.  I do get to sit in the new Jets stadium to watch the J-E-T-S beat the hated Pats and the week before that i'll be in Foxboro to see the Pats hopefully somehow lose to the hapless Buffalo Bills.  You catch on to how much I hate the Pats?  
               hey Raider RAY,
i know what you mean about A-HOLE Pats fans.I recently brought my 50th birthday cake to my favorite sportsbar and was having my pic taken with me wearing my Jack Tatum black jersey surrounded by a couple of beautiful barmaids.One of the employees from the bar makes a point of walking up and puts his F_YOU finger right in front of the cake-RUINED the pic.He ALWAYS wears his Boston Red sox hat,tries to act macho/badass...and he's a smartass Prick.Now that's a REAL A_HOLE for you-i AVOID him at the bar!
Welcome to RNP Raider Ray.!!I hate the Pats also.My brother-in law is from inner city Boston.He talks SMACK about the Boston teams-ALL year long.I LOVE it when the Boston teams lose.Some of their fans are A-Holes.The Only fans i have found who are just as bad are Cowboy and Steelers fans.Buffalo Bills fans are A-HOLES also.I was at a Bills game at Joe Robbie stadium during the machine Gun Kelly era..and the Bills fans were drunk,loud,obnoxious,flippin fingers,cursing-FIGHTING-and that was just the WOMEN!
     During the Pats super bowl run-undefeated season- the Patsie fans were talking all this SMACK about their team(on JT the Bricks national radio show).Most were a bunch of LOUD,obnoxious Blowhards....ALL season long!When The Pats LOST to the NY Giants in the super bowl JT was Gloating!IT was a CLASSIC show!JT said isn;t it amazing that after hearing ALL this STUFF from the PATS fans ALL season that NONE of them have the Stones to call my show?".Then he played the soundtrack of crickets chirping-it was F-ing hilarious!!:O)He said Come on Pats fans i DARE you to have the Stones and call my show-i'd LOVE to hear from YOU!!:O)Heck even i was able to get through and talk to JT that night and BASH the PATSIES!!!He said i remember the Tuck game when the RAIDERS got SCREWED and hearing ALL your smack!!!YOU must have a short memory.Jt's radio show that night(after the Super bowl losss to the NY Giants)was a radio show for the AGES!!!:O)RAIDEERRRRRRSSSSS!!! :D
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Post by: A-25TH-ID-VET on August 24, 2010, 07:46:36 PM
Hello to ALL my Raider Nation Brothers and Sisters. I am from Upstate NY (Not NYC) and been a Raiders fan since I can remember. My Uncle was a die hard Bills fan and my Dad is a die hard Browns fan. I selected the RAIDERS!!!! I am a  Father of 3 boys None are Raiders fans but, at least they don't cheer for the Niners, Chargers or Broncos...LOL (Can't force them...LOL). Two of them like the Jets and the other doesn't care about football but, thinks that the cheerleaders are the best part of the sport...LOL As, you all can see I am a Vet of the 25th Infantry Div. from Schofield Barraks in Hawaii. I was with ACo 4Th Bat 27th Infantry "Wolf Hounds" (For the Military ones here). I did a few months in the Sand Box during Desert Storm and was hitched with the 3rdID in Kuwait City.
 I have NEVER been to a Raiders game but, have been to the Oakland Coliseum when I was at the San Fran. Presidio Out processing from the Army. My ALL time Favorite Raider player was Lyle Alzado. Anyway...glad to be here with like minded Raider fans.. GO SILVER AND BLACK!!!!!!!!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on August 24, 2010, 09:23:32 PM
Hello to ALL my Raider Nation Brothers and Sisters. I am from Upstate NY (Not NYC) and been a Raiders fan since I can remember. My Uncle was a die hard Bills fan and my Dad is a die hard Browns fan. I selected the RAIDERS!!!! I am a  Father of 3 boys None are Raiders fans but, at least they don't cheer for the Niners, Chargers or Broncos...LOL (Can't force them...LOL). Two of them like the Jets and the other doesn't care about football but, thinks that the cheerleaders are the best part of the sport...LOL As, you all can see I am a Vet of the 25th Infantry Div. from Schofield Barraks in Hawaii. I was with ACo 4Th Bat 27th Infantry "Wolf Hounds" (For the Military ones here). I did a few months in the Sand Box during Desert Storm and was hitched with the 3rdID in Kuwait City.
 I have NEVER been to a Raiders game but, have been to the Oakland Coliseum when I was at the San Fran. Presidio Out processing from the Army. My ALL time Favorite Raider player was Lyle Alzado. Anyway...glad to be here with like minded Raider fans.. GO SILVER AND BLACK!!!!!!!!
YOUR IN THE PSYCHO CIRCUS!   AND I SAY WELCOME TO THE SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by: A-25TH-ID-VET on August 25, 2010, 12:55:45 AM
Hello to ALL my Raider Nation Brothers and Sisters. I am from Upstate NY (Not NYC) and been a Raiders fan since I can remember. My Uncle was a die hard Bills fan and my Dad is a die hard Browns fan. I selected the RAIDERS!!!! I am a  Father of 3 boys None are Raiders fans but, at least they don't cheer for the Niners, Chargers or Broncos...LOL (Can't force them...LOL). Two of them like the Jets and the other doesn't care about football but, thinks that the cheerleaders are the best part of the sport...LOL As, you all can see I am a Vet of the 25th Infantry Div. from Schofield Barraks in Hawaii. I was with ACo 4Th Bat 27th Infantry "Wolf Hounds" (For the Military ones here). I did a few months in the Sand Box during Desert Storm and was hitched with the 3rdID in Kuwait City.
 I have NEVER been to a Raiders game but, have been to the Oakland Coliseum when I was at the San Fran. Presidio Out processing from the Army. My ALL time Favorite Raider player was Lyle Alzado. Anyway...glad to be here with like minded Raider fans.. GO SILVER AND BLACK!!!!!!!!
YOUR IN THE PSYCHO CIRCUS!   AND I SAY WELCOME TO THE SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks... glad to be part of the Circus!!!!!
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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on August 25, 2010, 08:50:26 PM
Hello to ALL my Raider Nation Brothers and Sisters. I am from Upstate NY (Not NYC) and been a Raiders fan since I can remember. My Uncle was a die hard Bills fan and my Dad is a die hard Browns fan. I selected the RAIDERS!!!! I am a  Father of 3 boys None are Raiders fans but, at least they don't cheer for the Niners, Chargers or Broncos...LOL (Can't force them...LOL). Two of them like the Jets and the other doesn't care about football but, thinks that the cheerleaders are the best part of the sport...LOL As, you all can see I am a Vet of the 25th Infantry Div. from Schofield Barraks in Hawaii. I was with ACo 4Th Bat 27th Infantry "Wolf Hounds" (For the Military ones here). I did a few months in the Sand Box during Desert Storm and was hitched with the 3rdID in Kuwait City.
 I have NEVER been to a Raiders game but, have been to the Oakland Coliseum when I was at the San Fran. Presidio Out processing from the Army. My ALL time Favorite Raider player was Lyle Alzado. Anyway...glad to be here with like minded Raider fans.. GO SILVER AND BLACK!!!!!!!!
Welcome the RNP!  I've visited Schofield...I hope they've upgraded since '86!
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Post by: RaiderTinTN on September 13, 2010, 10:00:59 PM
Hello to my Raider Brothers and Sisters!  Met Raider Greg this past weekend in Nashville!  Little about me, I am from Oaktown now living in Knoxville TN.  I started the Smoky Mountain Raiders Booster Club, sanctioned by the Raiders and the only one in TN!  I also have the Raider Avalanche, this truck is my baby and my dedication to the Raider Nation.  I will get some pics and post once I get used to this forum.  Until then, Go Nation!  Go Raiders!  They call me RaiderTinTN
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Post by: Virginia Raider on September 13, 2010, 11:14:34 PM
Hello to my Raider Brothers and Sisters!  Met Raider Greg this past weekend in Nashville!  Little about me, I am from Oaktown now living in Knoxville TN.  I started the Smoky Mountain Raiders Booster Club, sanctioned by the Raiders and the only one in TN!  I also have the Raider Avalanche, this truck is my baby and my dedication to the Raider Nation.  I will get some pics and post once I get used to this forum.  Until then, Go Nation!  Go Raiders!  They call me RaiderTinTN

Welcome my brotha!

The Party at McFadden's Saturday was awesome & the tailgate on Sunday was even better!

We met, but only got to talk briefly...you were being pulled a million different directions!

That truck of yours is the sickest thing i've ever seen! Words can't describe how badass that thing is!

Welcome to the RNP!!!
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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on September 13, 2010, 11:42:47 PM
Welcome RaiderTinTN....we have lots of Raider faithful in K-Town! I need to get with you guys sometime!
When Greg said he was going to be partying with the Smoky Mountain Raiders Booster Club,  I thought wtf?
Glad to have you here, brother!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on September 13, 2010, 11:47:23 PM
Welcome to the ASYLUM!  Its  good to have another RAIDER faithful!
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Post by: Raider Dee on September 17, 2010, 01:40:12 PM
Hello Raider Nation

i signed up for the site a while ago but haven't got round to posting much

I reside in Sheffield , UK and I've been following the NFL since the early 80's when Channel 4 in the UK used to show it and the Raiders in particular since 1987.

That had a lot to do with Bo Jackson, but I'm not ashamed to admit it was also because i was a big rap fan back then and the Sliver and Black gear the likes of N.W.A and ICE-T used to rock just looked so damn cool to a young teenager! ;D

I've never made it out to a Raiders game in the USA but hope to put that right next season.

Have already bumped into a couple of quality guys off here (Crusader Raider and Big Dave Chapman) at the NFL Wembley game last year. I can't bring myself to pay to watch the Donkeys V Forty Whiners this year, but i trust you guys will again be repping the Raider Nation in the Tailgate if your down there.

Love the podcasts you guys put out, been listening for a couple of years and they never fail to crack me up. Props to all the callers who regularly drop great knowledge on the bone line and of course big Props to Greg and Randy for all the hard work put in.

Look forward to posting a little more this year hopefully.

GO RAIDERS!




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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on September 17, 2010, 09:13:45 PM
Welcome Dee....I'm always amazed at our UK Raider faithful!
 Cheers brother!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on September 17, 2010, 09:39:15 PM
A bit late, but welcome to the nation!!!!!!
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Post by: houston raider on September 22, 2010, 04:43:00 PM
Hello to ALL my Raider Nation Brothers and Sisters. I am from Upstate NY (Not NYC) and been a Raiders fan since I can remember. My Uncle was a die hard Bills fan and my Dad is a die hard Browns fan. I selected the RAIDERS!!!! I am a  Father of 3 boys None are Raiders fans but, at least they don't cheer for the Niners, Chargers or Broncos...LOL (Can't force them...LOL). Two of them like the Jets and the other doesn't care about football but, thinks that the cheerleaders are the best part of the sport...LOL As, you all can see I am a Vet of the 25th Infantry Div. from Schofield Barraks in Hawaii. I was with ACo 4Th Bat 27th Infantry "Wolf Hounds" (For the Military ones here). I did a few months in the Sand Box during Desert Storm and was hitched with the 3rdID in Kuwait City.
 I have NEVER been to a Raiders game but, have been to the Oakland Coliseum when I was at the San Fran. Presidio Out processing from the Army. My ALL time Favorite Raider player was Lyle Alzado. Anyway...glad to be here with like minded Raider fans.. GO SILVER AND BLACK!!!!!!!!
Welcome VET to the RNP forum...:O) WE VERY MUCH appreciate your service(and ALL our Vets) for protecting the great country we ALL LOVE! We can"t THANK YOU enough!:O)
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Post by: houston raider on September 22, 2010, 04:45:10 PM
Hello to my Raider Brothers and Sisters!  Met Raider Greg this past weekend in Nashville!  Little about me, I am from Oaktown now living in Knoxville TN.  I started the Smoky Mountain Raiders Booster Club, sanctioned by the Raiders and the only one in TN!  I also have the Raider Avalanche, this truck is my baby and my dedication to the Raider Nation.  I will get some pics and post once I get used to this forum.  Until then, Go Nation!  Go Raiders!  They call me RaiderTinTN
Welcome TIN tn to the RNP forum Brotha!Gotta love those Volunteeer state women!:O).That sounds GREAT about your truck-have any pictures posted?:O)
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Post by: houston raider on September 22, 2010, 04:52:43 PM
Hello Raider Nation

i signed up for the site a while ago but haven't got round to posting much

I reside in Sheffield , UK and I've been following the NFL since the early 80's when Channel 4 in the UK used to show it and the Raiders in particular since 1987.

That had a lot to do with Bo Jackson, but I'm not ashamed to admit it was also because i was a big rap fan back then and the Sliver and Black gear the likes of N.W.A and ICE-T used to rock just looked so damn cool to a young teenager! ;D

I've never made it out to a Raiders game in the USA but hope to put that right next season.

Have already bumped into a couple of quality guys off here (Crusader Raider and Big Dave Chapman) at the NFL Wembley game last year. I can't bring myself to pay to watch the Donkeys V Forty Whiners this year, but i trust you guys will again be repping the Raider Nation in the Tailgate if your down there.

Love the podcasts you guys put out, been listening for a couple of years and they never fail to crack me up. Props to all the callers who regularly drop great knowledge on the bone line and of course big Props to Greg and Randy for all the hard work put in.

Look forward to posting a little more this year hopefully.

GO RAIDERS!
     Welcome Dee to the Rnp forum(from the other side of the pond!:O)My ancestry goes back to jolly old england so i feel a kinship to My British brothers and sisters.:O)Thank God Greg and Randy have this website to keep Raider Nation WORLDWIDE abreast on the Heartbeat of OUR Boys!I raise a pint to ALL of you on the other side of the pond(and worldwide!)Salute! I prosit!!:O)Raidersssssssss





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Post by: NYRaider on September 22, 2010, 11:25:18 PM
All Nation~
   I been a Raider fan for over 25 Years...one might say 'Old School".
Yes, I live in enemy territory (Jets land). Been to many a Jets and Raiders game...for the most part the jet fans are ok...a few assholes though.
 I been listening to Greg for months now and I just love his podcast, as I get little to no info on our team here.
Be well all
NYRaider
Dave
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on September 22, 2010, 11:48:20 PM
Welcome to the Jungle NYRAIDER! There are all types of characters on this forum.   BY the WAY I LOVE YOUR YANKEES!  THEY ARE MY FAVORITE BASEBALL TEAM!
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Post by: RaiderAnalicia on September 27, 2010, 05:26:26 PM
Hey yall! My name is Analicia and I live in NC. I'm a graduate student and I'm studying literature. I come from a long line of Raiders fans, so it runs in the blood.  I signed up a few months ago, but I'm going to try to be better about posting. I'm excited about this forum! Let me know if yall have any questions.

Oh, btw, I just found out that my officemate played on the same hs soccer team as Seabass. He saw me with my Raiders shirt and asked me if I was a Raiders fan, then proceeded to spill the beans.
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Post by: NCRaider on September 28, 2010, 03:00:08 AM
Hey yall! My name is Analicia and I live in NC.
Welcome! There are a few of us here from NC actually.  I'm sure you'll fit right in.
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Post by: houston raider on October 11, 2010, 01:53:49 PM
Hey yall! My name is Analicia and I live in NC. I'm a graduate student and I'm studying literature. I come from a long line of Raiders fans, so it runs in the blood.  I signed up a few months ago, but I'm going to try to be better about posting. I'm excited about this forum! Let me know if yall have any questions.

Oh, btw, I just found out that my officemate played on the same hs soccer team as Seabass. He saw me with my Raiders shirt and asked me if I was a Raiders fan, then proceeded to spill the beans.
    Welcome aboard Analicia the Raider ship. Good Luck with your studies in college...I was a Liberal Arts major myself. Gotta love some good lit..:O)
     Btw the Raiders have a annual event called Raider Mecca. You get to go to The Raiders facility and take the group tour. They also have a event where you get to meet Raider Legends and socialize with them and other mecca members. Then you go to a Raiders tailgate (GREAT BBQ) and then to the Raiders game....Thie website is Raiders mecca.com I believe. I hope to attend my first Raiders Mecca next year! - i Can't wait!:O)
     I have been following The Raiders since the Heidi game. How about YOU? I called the Texans pregame again the Raiders - they said the Raider fans are so LOYAL to their teams and are Die-Hard fans...isn't that right? As Greg says "Gotta Love IT" Raidersssss!!!! 8)
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Post by: TartanRaider on October 20, 2010, 01:38:42 AM
I have signed the guestbook many moons ago but i have been meaning to stick my wedding photo up fo a while.  So here is me and my lovely Texan wife on on 13th August this year getting hitched at Loch Lomond here in sunny Scotland.

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Post by: houston raider on October 20, 2010, 01:48:14 AM
Great pic of you and your lovely wife tartan!:O)
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Post by: RaiderWildeStyle on October 20, 2010, 04:36:03 AM
Chicks with Glasses are hot.

IF randys moustache hair was on his noggin, then i might just of had me a good old fashion San Francisco wedding :P
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Post by: TartanRaider on October 20, 2010, 10:52:43 AM
Great pic of you and your lovely wife tartan!:O)

Thanks Bro, much appreciated.  Im glad i have inspired your longing desire for randy Wilde, given some facial hair repositioning...
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Post by: houston raider on October 20, 2010, 02:40:00 PM
     hello tartan,
When i do settle down i'll make sure i renew my wedding vows to a lovely lady on a raider nation podcast! I wouldn;t want it any other way....and the reception will be at Ricky's!!!:O)
Title: The SonOvARaider
Post by: SonovaRaider on November 05, 2010, 07:42:14 PM
Hey everybody. I'm from Missouri, actually an hour north of KC, and my father is the biggest raider fan I "personally" know. He goes by Emperor Oz. The twist for this week is my mom is a Chiefs Fan. I enjoy every week of the season but, twice a year i worry about going to my parents house to watch football. I have dealt with this rivalry my entire life. Emperor Oz has been a Raider fan since 1976. Hoping to get tickets for Jan 2nd. Hopefully we can meet you there if you are coming out.
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Post by: Raider Bob from Knoxville on November 05, 2010, 11:12:19 PM
Hey everybody. I'm from Missouri, actually an hour north of KC, and my father is the biggest raider fan I "personally" know. He goes by Emperor Oz. The twist for this week is my mom is a Chiefs Fan. I enjoy every week of the season but, twice a year i worry about going to my parents house to watch football. I have dealt with this rivalry my entire life. Emperor Oz has been a Raider fan since 1976. Hoping to get tickets for Jan 2nd. Hopefully we can meet you their if you are coming out.

Your parents sound priceless....I couldn't imagine being married to a Chiefs fan  :o
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Post by: houston raider on November 08, 2010, 02:09:01 PM
Hey everybody. I'm from Missouri, actually an hour north of KC, and my father is the biggest raider fan I "personally" know. He goes by Emperor Oz. The twist for this week is my mom is a Chiefs Fan. I enjoy every week of the season but, twice a year i worry about going to my parents house to watch football. I have dealt with this rivalry my entire life. Emperor Oz has been a Raider fan since 1976. Hoping to get tickets for Jan 2nd. Hopefully we can meet you there if you are coming out.
     I will be at the Chiefs game on January 2nd...you can get tickets online.It's easier and cheaper to get tickets in the upper deck.Arrowhead is a GREAT place to watch the Raiders vs Chiefs game!Raiderssssss! ;)
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Post by: RAIDERNATIONnATE on November 10, 2010, 07:37:18 AM
Whats up RAIDER NATION it's RAIDERNATE AKA RAIDERNATIONNATE from sacramento,ca big fan of the raiders for along time and always will be. ONE OF THE BIGGEST RAIDER FANS IN THE WORLD!!
Title: New man in here!
Post by: WichitaRaider on November 10, 2010, 04:46:53 PM
I'm new on here and just wanted to give a shout out to all my Raiders brothers and sisters out there across this great country!  Greg, been listening to your podcast for about 2 years now, and you are off the hook man!  Love it!  So glad my boys dealt with the Queefs on Sunday!  My voice is just coming back and it's nice to wear my gear without taking a bunch of shit for it around here (middle of Kansas).  Anyway, I hope to log on a lot and add my opinion when I can!  RAIDERS!! RAIDERS!!
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Post by: RAIDERNATIONnATE on November 16, 2010, 11:57:22 PM
Whats up RAIDER NATION it's RAIDERNATE AKA RAIDERNATIONNATE from sacramento,ca big fan of the raiders for along time and always will be. ONE OF THE BIGGEST RAIDER FANS IN THE WORLD!!
WELCOME Raider Nate! I like seeing new people join our RNP tree (Forum)! IT's got some of the most die hard fans on the planet here!... So welcome!... I seen you checked out my videos too Thanks for watching!

Thanks Raider mike!! RAIDERRRRRRRRRRSS!
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Post by: Raider Mayek on November 25, 2010, 10:53:51 PM
Been a fan since 1982 - first year football made the TV over here in the UK. Been a listener for around 2/3 years as Raider Mayek but have now changed my name as whenever I call the Bone Line when drinking, I get called Raider Mac. My fault for not enunciating correctly I suppose - or for having such a stupid name.

So... henceforth I shall be known as Mark - The Small Raider.

Never made it to the Mecca - but Big Dave and Keith the Crusader Raider tell me it is a "must do" experience so as soon as I can afford it - I will be there.

Love the show.
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on November 26, 2010, 04:22:51 PM
Been a fan since 1982 - first year football made the TV over here in the UK. Been a listener for around 2/3 years as Raider Mayek but have now changed my name as whenever I call the Bone Line when drinking, I get called Raider Mac. My fault for not enunciating correctly I suppose - or for having such a stupid name.

So... henceforth I shall be known as Mark - The Small Raider.

Never made it to the Mecca - but Big Dave and Keith the Crusader Raider tell me it is a "must do" experience so as soon as I can afford it - I will be there.

Love the show.
Welcome, its a jungle in here! Some real freaking crazies..............and some real diehards.....and some real opinionated ones as well....................all together we make up the greatest Sports fan forum podcast board ever.....so I say welcome SMALL RAIDER!
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Post by: Matty Raider on November 27, 2010, 08:11:56 PM
Whassup Raider Nation -

Been a fan since '88.  Saw Bo Jackson play in the Silver and Black as a kid and I knew that was my team.

Bad-ass, right?  You remember seeing those colors as a young'un?  Ha...

I am from upstate NY, deep in hostile territory with the Giants, Jets, and <gasp> Bills fans.

Been out to the Mecca only once, 10-1-2006 for a BS loss to the Browns!  Ugh.  I have seen our boys play on the road against the Bills, Jets, Browns, Dolphins, and in a few weeks, the Jaguars.

I'm a Marine Vet and work proudly in law enforcement.

Been listening for to the podacst for a couple years and I just started calling in to the podcast as Matty Raider.

Raider Randy and Raider Greg, thanks so much for sharing the love.  I am sure I speak for all of us here, when I say you guys do an outstanding job and we all very much appreciate the time you guys put in so that we can all enjoy the RNP.

RAIDER NATION FOR LIFE!

- Matt

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Post by: Hellbilly on December 15, 2010, 12:22:53 AM
Whats up Raider Nation !!

Life long raiders fan, I'm from Atlanta, Georgia now living near Dallas, TX. I became a raider fan when I was around 7 or so, my whole family are Falcons fans but I chose the Raiders and I've been hooked ever since. The Raiders killer fans wearing skeleton mask and dressing up drew me in right away, I'm a metal head that loves horror movies so its a perfect fit from the start. I've never been able to make it to a Raiders game but I've all ways wanted to go see one. CHEERS ! \m/ Silver and Black 4 Life \m/
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on December 15, 2010, 09:01:31 PM
Whats up Raider Nation !!

Life long raiders fan, I'm from Atlanta, Georgia now living near Dallas, TX. I became a raider fan when I was around 7 or so, my hole family are Falcons fans but I chose the Raiders and I've been hooked ever since. The Raiders killer fans wearing skeleton mask and dressing up drew me in right away, I'm a metal head that loves horror movies so its a perfect fit from the start. I've never been able to make it to a Raiders game but I've all ways wanted to go see one. CHEERS ! \m/ Silver and Black 4 Life \m/
Welcome to the freak show.........................................................this is site is full of a sorted cast of characters....and yes horror movies and metal are right up my alley as well....................so welcome to the RNP nation hellbilly!
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Post by: Raider Greg on December 15, 2010, 10:25:05 PM
Welcome "Hellbilly" Raider.......Welcome to the RNP crew that are many shades of Silver and Black but all LOVE this fuckin team. We differ in our views at times but agree most times on the issues that face this great team. Its a refreshing take on the Raiders and most times funny as hell.........We are glad you found us Soooooooooooooooooo Let us know what the hell your thinkin Brutha!!! ;D
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Post by: Raider Greg on January 11, 2011, 07:01:20 PM
I have followed the Raiders for a long time and all I can say to the world is......

Just say yes to drugs and smoke dope! :D
Thats about it! There is NOTHING we can do about it but.....NOT go to the games.....Well....This season was one of the worst if not the worst in attendance.....If Al cannot restore the confidence in the team the fan base will NOT be coming to Oakland. The Raiders will suffer the wrath of the Raider Nation IN ticket sales. Im not sure Al cares....Its more about him not the team...More about his ability to control everything not winning.

 ..............................................."I NEED A FREEKIN DRINK AND A BONG HIT!................................................
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Post by: Raider Mark on March 25, 2011, 07:43:59 PM
What's going fellas, names Raider Mark. Been a fan for over 30 years now. Been listenin to da podcast fo a while. Raider Greg is da shit man, Raider Randy you guys are off the hook love what you do. I live in hostile territory in San Fran. I hate dem whiner fans! Anywayz i'm a diehard fan i go to a few games every year as money has been tight. If theres is a season dis year i gotta join yall and have a drink wifchu guys. The Raiders finna be monsters dis year!
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Post by: oklandraida84 on March 25, 2011, 07:48:57 PM
Welcom patna! This is a great forum with many characters as you will soon find out! I HATE NINER FANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't stand them. Greg/Randy do a great job in uniting this forum. Some people abuse it but welcome to the dungeon that is The Raider Nation Podcast!
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Post by: RaiderWildeStyle on March 26, 2011, 01:29:08 AM
Welcome RAIDERMARK.

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Post by: Raider Greg on March 26, 2011, 02:30:46 AM
Welcome RAIDERMARK.


Yes in Deed......Welcome Brutha! This is a place for the Raider Nation.....
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on March 26, 2011, 10:36:25 PM
Welcome to the jungle RAIDER MARK.........................................its a great place to be a RAIDER FAN!
Title: Hello Old friends
Post by: RAIDER MIKE on August 21, 2011, 04:03:09 AM
Hey I'mmmmmmm Back! well in smaller capacity.... First of all I want to apologize to everyone here on this forum and Randy and Greg for all the unfortunate drama BS that went on.... It caused me to become angry so on and so and so on..... So long story short... I'm back here just as a casual Raider fan this is Greg's space and his baby that I respect very much cause he and Randy have worked so hard thru the very hard times in Raider history and pulled alot of us fans thru that period and kept our chins up and that is what I liked most about the Raider Nation podcast!.... is that is stands for alot of things that I love.... So I decided to make amends and just get ALL RAIDER fans together and become a force in the black hole that any QB enters will face hells bells of rocking loud Raider fans in the Mecca and I want a clear mind knowing that EVERYONE is together so when we win we can high five and hug whatever you would do after winning a SB.... Cause That's what I expect the Raiders to do in the near future.... call me crazy but that's what I think and I want to join forces of ALL Raider fans in the Raider NAtion to get together like in the movie "Warriors" (70's) and have all gangs come together for a big bad ass gathering... .... Anyway I want to say no more BS from this Raider Fan and I will be checking in from time to time and check in with you all and see what's the pulse in the Raider Nation is. I hope you guys forgive my stupid acts and move on!...GO RAIDERS!
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Post by: HELLRAIDER on August 21, 2011, 01:45:18 PM
Hey I'mmmmmmm Back! well in smaller capacity.... First of all I want to apologize to everyone here on this forum and Randy and Greg for all the unfortunate drama BS that went on.... It caused me to become angry so on and so and so on..... So long story short... I'm back here just as a casual Raider fan this is Greg's space and his baby that I respect very much cause he and Randy have worked so hard thru the very hard times in Raider history and pulled alot of us fans thru that period and kept our chins up and that is what I liked most about the Raider Nation podcast!.... is that is stands for alot of things that I love.... So I decided to make amends and just get ALL RAIDER fans together and become a force in the black hole that any QB enters will face hells bells of rocking loud Raider fans in the Mecca and I want a clear mind knowing that EVERYONE is together so when we win we can high five and hug whatever you would do after winning a SB.... Cause That's what I expect the Raiders to do in the near future.... call me crazy but that's what I think and I want to join forces of ALL Raider fans in the Raider NAtion to get together like in the movie "Warriors" (70's) and have all gangs come together for a big bad ass gathering... .... Anyway I want to say no more BS from this Raider Fan and I will be checking in from time to time and check in with you all and see what's the pulse in the Raider Nation is. I hope you guys forgive my stupid acts and move on!...GO RAIDERS!
Welcome back Mike.......................its been weird not having you here...........so come and enjoy!
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Post by: NJ Raider Kev on August 21, 2011, 10:57:42 PM
ALL RAIDER fans together and become a force in the black hole that any QB enters will face hells bells of rocking loud Raider fans in the Mecca

Welcome back, Mike!  Glad that you are here!

Go Raiders!
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Post by: RAIDER MIKE on August 22, 2011, 06:16:34 AM
ALL RAIDER fans together and become a force in the black hole that any QB enters will face hells bells of rocking loud Raider fans in the Mecca

Welcome back, Mike!  Glad that you are here!

Go Raiders!
Welcome back Mike.......................its been weird not having you here...........so come and enjoy!

Thanks Guys for the welcome and I'll try to be here more often and hear what's the scoop on the forum
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Post by: Randy on August 23, 2011, 02:14:30 AM
Hey I'mmmmmmm Back!
Welcome back Mike.  :)
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Post by: Raider Greg on August 23, 2011, 04:03:45 AM
Hey I'mmmmmmm Back!
Welcome back Mike.  :)
Welcome Back WILD MAN MIKE!!! We have missed your imput here Brutha....Nice to have you back....
Title: Re: Hello Old friends
Post by: RAIDER MIKE on August 23, 2011, 03:34:13 PM
Hey I'mmmmmmm Back!
Welcome back Mike.  :)
Welcome Back WILD MAN MIKE!!! We have missed your imput here Brutha....Nice to have you back....
Hey I'mmmmmmm Back!
Welcome back Mike.  :)
Thanks guys we all love this team and now lets look at this bright future cause it may not look like it now but we will rise to the top of the mountain and see our team win a SB I have no doubt in my mind about that... We just got to make it happen in a 5 year window... .and when it does happen I want to be there to celebrate it with you guys and EVERYONE cause we have been thru so much the last 10 years and it's our time especially if the world is going to end in 2012 ;D ;D I want to see a SB! ......will it happen?  ......time will tell!    Thanks Randy and Greg for welcoming me back on here I'm happy to be back and see what's up in the Raider NAtion!
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Zeus on August 26, 2011, 02:20:08 PM
Hello all -  thanks for letting me in.  I'm from Wichita, Ks. and looking forward to the season.   "Silver & Black" will once again rule the galaxy.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: RaiderRay on August 26, 2011, 02:46:42 PM
Hello all -  thanks for letting me in.  I'm from Wichita, Ks. and looking forward to the season.   "Silver & Black" will once again rule the galaxy.

Welcome!  I like the picture of Zeus holding the flag...   ;D
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Zeus on August 26, 2011, 06:53:11 PM
Hello all -  thanks for letting me in.  I'm from Wichita, Ks. and looking forward to the season.   "Silver & Black" will once again rule the galaxy.

Welcome!  I like the picture of Zeus holding the flag...   ;D

Thanks, I made it several years ago when I was on a different Raider site.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Raider Greg on August 26, 2011, 08:31:15 PM
Hello all -  thanks for letting me in.  I'm from Wichita, Ks. and looking forward to the season.   "Silver & Black" will once again rule the galaxy.

Welcome!  I like the picture of Zeus holding the flag...   ;D

Thanks, I made it several years ago when I was on a different Raider site.
WELCOME ZEUS TO THE RNP FORUM....FUNNY AND A BIT EMOTIONAL BUT WTF....WERE RAIDER FANS.......
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: HELLRAIDER on August 26, 2011, 08:55:03 PM
Hello all -  thanks for letting me in.  I'm from Wichita, Ks. and looking forward to the season.   "Silver & Black" will once again rule the galaxy.
Welcome to the asylum............................we the inmates get to run the place along with RAIDER "GANGREL" GREG and RANDY "THE BALD" RAIDER!
Title: Introducing myself
Post by: ams2fx on January 10, 2012, 01:47:39 PM
Hello Raider Nation!

Lifelong silver and black bleeder making his first appearance on these boards. Currently live in Germany, but grew up in Virginia, where I was subjected to Redskins games (and fans!) at every turn--getting the Raiders on national tv in the 80s and 90s was phenomenal, but infrequent. I remember some EPIC MNF games--against Detroit in 1990; Bo flattening Boz and hitting the tunnel) and some brutal MNF games (that 91 game that "we friggin gave 'em" at KC [to paraphrase Jim Mora]; that holy butt-whipping Seattle laid on us in 86) and all things in between.

I am actually writing a book about the Raider Nation, and so am doubly pleased to be here meeting you fine folks.

Favorite players of all time (that I saw play): Tim Brown, Howie Long, Bo Jackson, Vann McElroy (dude brought it, period), HayesandHaynes (may as well refer to them by one name), Eddie Anderson, Lionel Washington, Jeff Hostetler, and, of course, Rich Gannon (whose autographed jersey is framed on my office wall).

Pleased to meet ya.
Title: Re: Introducing myself
Post by: Raider Rodney on January 10, 2012, 02:15:48 PM
Hello Raider Nation!

Lifelong silver and black bleeder making his first appearance on these boards. Currently live in Germany, but grew up in Virginia, where I was subjected to Redskins games (and fans!) at every turn--getting the Raiders on national tv in the 80s and 90s was phenomenal, but infrequent. I remember some EPIC MNF games--against Detroit in 1990; Bo flattening Boz and hitting the tunnel) and some brutal MNF games (that 91 game that "we friggin gave 'em" at KC [to paraphrase Jim Mora]; that holy butt-whipping Seattle laid on us in 86) and all things in between.

I am actually writing a book about the Raider Nation, and so am doubly pleased to be here meeting you fine folks.

Favorite players of all time (that I saw play): Tim Brown, Howie Long, Bo Jackson, Vann McElroy (dude brought it, period), HayesandHaynes (may as well refer to them by one name), Eddie Anderson, Lionel Washington, Jeff Hostetler, and, of course, Rich Gannon (whose autographed jersey is framed on my office wall).

Pleased to meet ya.

Welcome!
Title: Re: Introducing myself
Post by: NJ Raider Kev on January 11, 2012, 12:28:03 AM
Hello Raider Nation!
Pleased to meet ya.

Welcome aboard!  Let us know when the book is out!

Go Raiders!
Title: Re: Introducing myself
Post by: ams2fx on January 11, 2012, 02:11:08 PM
Hello Raider Nation!
Pleased to meet ya.

Welcome aboard!  Let us know when the book is out!

Go Raiders!

Thanks, Kev!

Book is some ways off--couple of years--but if you want to help me out, click on the link in my sig, take the survey, tell me about being a Raider fan!
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: raider_erik on February 09, 2013, 05:01:14 AM
Whats happening Raider Nation!
I've bled Silver & Black ever since I can remember. Born and raised in Oakland, but I moved to Salt Lake City a few years ago. Way too many asshole donkey fans up here, but hell it just gives me more motivation to rep harder. Looking to have some game watching parties and keep the nation strong out here. Definitely planning on taking a trip for the home opener though!
Favorite player of all time: Tim Brown. Even with his recent comments I can still say this.
Love the show,
GO RAIDERS

Erik E
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: RaiderJoker on May 21, 2013, 02:05:57 AM
HELLO RAIDER NATION!!!!

I'm Danny from out in El Paso, TX and have fallen in love with the Silver and Black over the last couple of years (win, lose, or tie!). The history of being the unexpected and unwanted but taking what they want was the biggest factor of my love.  So much so that we go out of our way so my son can play (and I can coach) in our local peewee Raider team. My newest goal in life is heading to mecca and watch the Raiders play at home.

Raider love for the Raider family and thank you all that I have met that are Raider fans that say hi and welcome me openly.

Can't wait for the season to start... GOOOOO RRRAAAIIIDDDDDDEEERRRSSSS!!!!!!

RaiderJoker... out
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Autumn Wind Williams on May 21, 2013, 04:49:14 AM
welcome danny! my name says enough right? I'm a Raider!!! this is my 2nd year as a season tix holder and it's because of last year section 206 was too grandpa-ish laid back for me..I was out my seat too much where I decided to move to the black hole..at first I was a half season purchaser for years yelling at the tv during games I had no tix for..but i'm one of those guys that belong in the al davis coliseum routing for our team all the way..rrrrrraaaiiiiiidddddeeeeeerrrrrssssssss!!!!<---I love when I hear that at home games!!!
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Toecutter on May 24, 2013, 02:09:02 AM
Howdy all from Coaldale, Alberta, Canada. Been a Raid-aahs fan since I was a wee lad in short pants. 8)

Stabler was the QB hero of mine, thought these guys were the most bad-azz bunch around. Thanks for posting up that video of Charles Woodson coming out of the meeting, gave me chills watching the Raider faithful.

I wear my Raider gear to work all the time, mostly Donkey fans around here ::) Love the podcast, great to hear about our Raiders, can't get enough.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: RaiderMarcus on March 31, 2014, 03:26:36 AM
Your recent FB posting alerted to me that there was a podcast website ! I had always assumed that it was just a podcast  ::)

Im a Brit and been following the Raiders since 1982 .... when American Football came to UK .... loved the Raiders from the start and with MARCUS Allen  .. how could I refuse ? It was destiny !

I have followed the Raiders from all over the world ... Africa, Indonesia, Hong Kong and now Singapore.
First time I saw Raiders was in LA, and I have been to Oakland a handful of times over the years ... latterly sampling the Bad Boyz of BBQ's delights !

Pumped about the Raiders coming to Wembley. Looking forward to meeting new members of RAIDER NATION.
It gets a bit lonely in Singapore !
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Randy on April 05, 2014, 01:49:58 AM
Your recent FB posting alerted to me that there was a podcast website ! I had always assumed that it was just a podcast  ::)

Im a Brit and been following the Raiders since 1982 .... when American Football came to UK .... loved the Raiders from the start and with MARCUS Allen  .. how could I refuse ? It was destiny !

I have followed the Raiders from all over the world ... Africa, Indonesia, Hong Kong and now Singapore.
First time I saw Raiders was in LA, and I have been to Oakland a handful of times over the years ... latterly sampling the Bad Boyz of BBQ's delights !

Pumped about the Raiders coming to Wembley. Looking forward to meeting new members of RAIDER NATION.
It gets a bit lonely in Singapore !


Welcome to the forum RaiderMarcus! Its been a little dead in here lately. We invite all new forum members to post in the GUESTBOOK and tell a little about themselves as you did. Raider Greg and I are definitely coming to London for the Wembley game. Can't wait! Crusader Raider will roll out his red carpet to all of the Raider Nation. It's going to be a blast, and if we actually beat the Dolphins it will be perfect! We haven't had a very good track record in recent years, especially in away games, but I think this year we can win this one! Looking forward to meeting you there Marcus.
Title: Re: GUESTBOOK (Sign in! Tell us about yourself!)
Post by: Donry Fetor on August 22, 2014, 10:33:11 PM
Hey Folks!
Thought I would drop by and introduce myself.  I am a newbie to the site, have been listening to the podcasts for a couple months now.  Nice to have some Raiders banter out there....cause I'm from Canada eh.  Yep.  Raiders-loving-Canuck-from-the-Great-White-North.  I'm in the Toronto area, and right now there is some debate about getting a shitty AFC East team relocated here....which would suck because I cannot stand the Bills.  Freakin' hate the Bills.  Anyway, I have been following the Silver and Black since the late '70's/early '80's.  Really began watching them during the Marcus Allen era and a bit previous to that.  Have been loyal to the club throughout.  For years though it was difficult to catch a Raiders game or even news for that matter.  Regionally, we got Bills games up here.  Nationally, we would get who ever was featured on the big networks.  The last decade has been great for us Raiders fans abroad...at least when it comes to being able to catch a game on the tube.  Glad to be aboard.  Hopefully this season is a barn burner.