Why did you become a fan?

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  1. mike75

    mike75 Starter Tip Jar Donor

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    Yeah i've tried as well just can't get into hockey.
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  2. Hormesis

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    Watching Warren Moon play hooked me to the Oilers. I followed them to Nashville.
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  3. corymiller

    corymiller New Era Connoisseur

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    You bite your tongue. I despise the NBA. Hockey is so much more exciting IMO. The only sport I would trade the Preds for is an MLB franchise, however, I would trade the Titans for an MLB franchise. Because baseball >> everything.
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  4. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

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    Well I would not trade the Titans for Baseball, but I would rather have MLB than hockey. But I would ignore totally an NBA team. I could not care less about the NBA
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  5. SawdustMan

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    Like I said I'm just not a big hockey fan. Not really a big NBA fan anymore either but I at least was once upon a time. But I think I would be a lot more into it if I had a local team.

    And lol, baseball is the worst.
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  6. Titanup1982

    Titanup1982 Pro Bowler

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    This will be the 4th time I have explained this.

    Was born and lived in Swindon, England up until 1993. Remember catching on to American football quick. I remember my Mom sending my friend and I to the store to buy some candy. We bought all kinds of candy and got home to the Browns vs Oilers game. My friend asked who I thought would win the game. My response was "who do you think would win, because I know nothing about American football". He said the brown team, and I ended up having to o with the red, white, and blue team.

    We ended up betting all our candy. Needless to say the red, white, and blue Oilers won:banjump: Have been addicted to this team ever since and will always be a fan til the day I die.
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  7. Beaudreaux

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    My dad used to bring me to early Oilers games when the Astrodome opened in the 60's. Went to most games in the 60's thru 90's, suffered thru a lot of losses as a kid and teenage. Went to the last game in the dome, still remember it vividly as the players walked the perimeter and shook hands with the fans. Have yet to make it to LP Field as I live north of Houston, but almost made it to the last bears game (thank God I had to cancel that trip lol). One day I will retire in Eastern TN/ Western NC and will have season tickets......
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  8. amy

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    When I left Tennessee, we had no team. But I always pulled for the Oilers when Bum became coach because I always liked him. While in PA, the Eagles were my team and still are my #2 team. When we retired back to Tn, the Titans became my team, the Preds became my hockey team. If you live up north, you HAVE to follow hockey and I followed the Flyers.

    So now I pull for the Titans, the Preds, and the Braves! Yay!!
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  9. SawdustMan

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    Hah, that's actually an awesome story.
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  10. Parking Lot B

    Parking Lot B Stud Duck Tip Jar Donor

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    Loved football and would make the trek to Knoxville each year to watch the Vols. Would make the trek to Atlanta when Dallas was in town. Finally we landed the Oilers/Titans. Couldn't wait and the rest is history - jumped on the chance for PSL's and have never looked back! Have been there through the thick and then, cheered, cussed, groaned, and booed, but will always have their back. Met interesting fans and opponents while tailgating and would be devastated if the family ever moved the team.
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