Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

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Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:25 pm

Asking for a friend. And by friend I mean me. Me who is not thrilled at having to be there for 3-4 days on business.
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Archangel » Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:52 am

Mall of America?

I don't really know. I've only been there once, and I was like seven years old.

But the Mall of America had roller coasters and an entire store dedicated to LEGO, so it was pretty great.

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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Cadden » Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:47 am

Build a snowman? Build a snow fort? Stay inside and avoid the cold all together?

I've never been there, but I've got a pretty good idea how their winters are. :oldrazz:
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Wed Jan 11, 2017 11:16 am

I realize the irony of living in the Pacific Northwest... But I really don't like to do the whole "snow" thing :P

So yes... I will be indoors as much as possible.
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Pryde » Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:24 pm

You could stop in and visit my grandma! Just tell her you know me and an awkward situation will become only slightly less awkward... >.>
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Mir » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:23 pm

Pryde wrote:You could stop in and visit my grandma! Just tell her you know me and an awkward situation will become only slightly less awkward... >.>
You realize I live relatively close by and Archiekins lives even closer, ya?
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Jagtai » Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:13 pm

Mir wrote:You realize I live relatively close by and Archiekins lives even closer, ya?
Two good reasons to stay indoors, I say :mrgreen:
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Pryde » Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:29 pm

I don't know where y'all live. I only have so much brain capacity to keep track of stuff. ><
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Thu Jan 12, 2017 2:20 pm

I do now, Mir :)

I'm with Pryngles. I barely keep track of my own address.

Seriously Pryde, I could check a bag, stuff you in it and take ya with. I'm routing through SeaTac.
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Pryde » Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:28 pm

I do fit in to most overhead storage compartments. ;)
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:33 pm

Brilliant idea. There's no possible way this could go wrong.
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Pryde » Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:39 pm

Free trip to Minnesota, woot!
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Thu Jan 12, 2017 4:55 pm

I would even be willing to share my in-flight ginger ale and complementary pretzels.
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Mir » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:09 pm

Honestly, I was suggesting that Archiekins and I could just show up on Pryngles' grandmother's doorstep. BUT, we could make an event out of it.

There's a Hoth scene that could be accomplished, I would hope, if Minneapolis has snow.

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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Pryde » Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:15 pm

Starlight wrote:I would even be willing to share my in-flight ginger ale and complementary pretzels.
I've just got this image in my head of munching sounds coming from the overhead storage compartment and the old lady sitting behind you is like losing her mind. Like it's one of those perfectly timed comedy sketches where every time she looks the munching stops. :P
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:10 pm

Enacting a Hoth scene with you guys would probably be the only way I would volunteer to be out in the snow :D make it so

@Pryde. .. Omg :lol:
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Jagtai » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:57 am

Mir wrote:@JaggieBoBaggie
You'd be so happy if I showed up at your place in Denmark, don't lie to me.
Happy might not be the appropriate word :oldrazz:
Starlight wrote:Enacting a Hoth scene with you guys would probably be the only way I would volunteer to be out in the snow :D make it so
Dibs on being the AT-AT ... or Vader, whichever is present :mrgreen:
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Mir » Sun Jan 15, 2017 2:28 pm

Jagtai wrote:
Mir wrote:@JaggieBoBaggie
You'd be so happy if I showed up at your place in Denmark, don't lie to me.
Happy might not be the appropriate word :oldrazz:
Word. Ecstatic would be more appropriate. I just didn't think we were being that open in public. :D
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Jagtai » Sun Jan 15, 2017 8:22 pm

Mir wrote:
Jagtai wrote:
Mir wrote:@JaggieBoBaggie
You'd be so happy if I showed up at your place in Denmark, don't lie to me.
Happy might not be the appropriate word :oldrazz:
Word. Ecstatic would be more appropriate. I just didn't think we were being that open in public. :D
I don't know about "ecstatic", either. But it'd be a positive emotion - even in your case. :oldrazz:
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:54 pm

A high of 40 and a low of 1..?

What the heck, Minneapolis??
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Post by Cadden » Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:26 am

I know, right?

Isn't that, like, toasty up there? :lol:
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Archangel » Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:04 am

Yes. Yes, it is.

I rolled my car windows down and took my jacket off.

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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Mir » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:11 am

I almost didn't wear my coat to work today but I remembered it's supposed to rain. Now it's even warmer, 50 degrees.

screw that groundhog. I liked my hogs like Sonic better anyway.
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Re: Is there anything to do in Minneapolis in the dead of winter?

Post by Starlight » Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:23 am

2 more days.. :? Although after my trip here on Monday I'm almost afraid to get back on the plane.
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And when the world threatens to fall asunder,
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