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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Amazing design...as a structural engineering, it my has my mind going crazy. Above all else, I'm just glad we aren't looking at the LA Vikings!


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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    I hope it's shaped like a Viking's ship.
    me too, a SINKING Viking ship!!!



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    I think it looks great and I can't wait to see a game there.



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    I suppose if you had to get a game in late Sept/Oct for the Twins, you could play there as well?
    That was my thought as well. You never know when you are going to get snow in Minnesota. In 1991, the Twin Cities got 8 inches of snow on Halloween. So if the Twins are playing in late October and a blizzard is rolling through, they could move the game to this stadium. That would be kind of cool to see, especially in the playoffs/World Series.



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Odd that no NCAA basketball/Final 4 renderings were shown. Usually that is taken into account.
    I also thought that the Gophers were getting a new baseball stadium?



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Odd that no NCAA basketball/Final 4 renderings were shown. Usually that is taken into account.
    I also thought that the Gophers were getting a new baseball stadium?
    They were during the actual presentation. Looked like you would expect it to. Court in the center with angled seating coming down from all four sides.



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    It looks stunning.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    The whole point of the stadium was to make it a functioning facility for a wide variety of events. I'm guessing the baseball renderings are in the event of a rain out at one stadium that it would be easy to convert this new building for said use. I would think that if there were a baseball configuration to it, there would be a basketball one too.

    As for the ETFE, it will be a unique look inside and outside the stadium. Apparently, "clear" is the new "retractable."

    Overall, I'm totally stoked about the design! I'm already saving up for tickets to the inaugural game in 2016.




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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Any estimate on the amount of snow the roof will hold?


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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Jerry Jones II?


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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Or you could just be men and play outside.

    I'll take tradition over glitz every day of the week.



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    I thought concussions were killing football.

    Great looking stadium, but this old timer still believes football is to be played in the elements



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Alright people that believe that we need an outdoor stadium. While football is meant to be played outdoors. It's less than optimal to watch it outdoors. Especially when it's -20 with a blizzard. It's built with the fans in mind and not the players.



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    I heard it was going to be $980 mil, but then they realized they didn't need a trophy room.



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    Re: New VIkings stadium design unveiling

    Quote Originally Posted by Icky_Mettle View Post
    I heard it was going to be $980 mil, but then they realized they didn't need a trophy room.
    The trophy room is small....small....quite small....


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