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Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

It's Friday, which means it's time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture:

Viktor, the Minnesota Vikings mascot, helps remove snow from the seats in the TCF Bank Stadium football field at the University of Minnesota football field in Minneapolis, December 15, 2010. The Vikings are scheduled to play the Chicago Bears at the outdoor stadium after snow collapsed the roof of the Metrodome, the Vikings' home field. REUTERS/Eric Miller <br />

Winners for last week (delayed due to severe site problems) and this week will be announced Monday morning.

Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.


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Shouldn't have made Favre m... (Below threshold)

Shouldn't have made Favre mad--

Obama changed his mind too ... (Below threshold)

Obama changed his mind too soon, there IS such a thing as a "shovel ready" job, after all.

Robert Gibbs (ala Bagdad Bo... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Robert Gibbs (ala Bagdad Bob) "There is no snow in Minnesota, I say again, there is no snow in Minnesota"

The people of Minnesota fin... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The people of Minnesota finally have found a job that Minnesota Senator Al Franken is good for.

God [email protected] Al Gore... (Below threshold)

God [email protected] Al Gore

Uff-dah... (Below threshold)


The Vikings are all set to ... (Below threshold)

The Vikings are all set to play in the "Inconvenient Truth Bowl”. Bringing global warming awareness to NFL fans across the nation.

If it was brown and warm, I... (Below threshold)

If it was brown and warm, I'd say Obama just gave a speech there.

Who was the idiot who sched... (Below threshold)
Ken in Camarillo:

Who was the idiot who scheduled the global warming conference for the same week as our game?

This should do it for the s... (Below threshold)
Ken in Camarillo:

This should do it for the ski jump venue. We can use that flagpole over there for the pole vaulting competition, and get some barbed wire for the fencing...
Oops, this caption is for a Chicago photo...

Looks like they've still go... (Below threshold)

Looks like they've still got to shovel a couple feet of global warming off those seats.

Hey, why not put a thin fab... (Below threshold)

Hey, why not put a thin fabric roof over that field?

Cancun has been a little co... (Below threshold)

Cancun has been a little colder since the Global Warming Conference got here.

Dude! I haven't seen this m... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

Dude! I haven't seen this much snow since I partied with Clinton back in the 90's.

Hey, Joe, do you think Miam... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

Hey, Joe, do you think Miami has an opening for a Mascot?

Vikings? 8 Inches? What's t... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Vikings? 8 Inches? What's the first thing you think of?

Gee, Joe, when I voted for ... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

Gee, Joe, when I voted for Obama, I HOPED he'd be CHANGING Minnesota's winters.

Oh yeah hey der, I tink I'd... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Oh yeah hey der, I tink I'd radder watch da game by O'Malleys Bar..You?

This is humiliating. Who ev... (Below threshold)
Jeff Blogworthy:

This is humiliating. Who ever heard of Odin's shovel?

SNOW JOB... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:


UN global warming experts, ... (Below threshold)

UN global warming experts, disguised as ordinary Americans to hide their true identity, try to get rid of damning evidence that it's really cold and snowy out.

There is two "Shovel Ready"... (Below threshold)

There is two "Shovel Ready" jobs found. ww

You say the President is co... (Below threshold)
Joe Miller:

You say the President is coming? We're gonna need more coke!

Worker 1: "So Al Gore gave... (Below threshold)

Worker 1: "So Al Gore gave another global warming speech here last night, huh?"

Worker 2: "Just be thankful it wasn't Obama or we'd need pitch forks and shit wagons to get this stuff out of here."

global warmingclimat... (Below threshold)
Al Pennam:

global warming
climate change
shovel ready jobs

Al Gore (in viking suit) "Q... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Al Gore (in viking suit) "QUICK get rid of this snow. We have a global warming seminar in 2 hours"

Playoffs? Playoffs? don't t... (Below threshold)
Pretzel Logic:

Playoffs? Playoffs? don't talk about...Playoffs? You kiddin' me? I just hope we can get this snow outta here.

If we keep digging, maybe w... (Below threshold)

If we keep digging, maybe we can find a quarterback...

Dateline June 2011... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline June 2011

Obama gave a speech last night in Minnesota detailing how many jobs his administration saved or created.

Dateline HellForme... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline Hell

Former wizbang poster Lee Ward stated that Obama was not doing such a good job as president.

Dateline Hell.Pres... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Dateline Hell.

President Obama stated today that it will be a cold day in hell when his policies to save America dont work.

"We're going to need a bigg... (Below threshold)
retired military:

"We're going to need a bigger shovel"

Viking "I am going to shove... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Viking "I am going to shove this shovel up the ass of the next skier who comes down this way"

Senator Al Franken (D-MN), ... (Below threshold)

Senator Al Franken (D-MN), denies allegations that $1.8 million for a snow removal crew in his home state of Minnesota is a pork barrel project.

First rule of holes - stop ... (Below threshold)

First rule of holes - stop digging.

"Yust a dusting, ya der hey... (Below threshold)

"Yust a dusting, ya der hey."

Roof-dah... (Below threshold)


Vikings? 8 Inches?... (Below threshold)
Vikings? 8 Inches? What's the first thing you think of?
Lefse is spelled with 2 "E"... (Below threshold)

Lefse is spelled with 2 "E"s you impostor....

"Not deep enough yet. If we... (Below threshold)

"Not deep enough yet. If we want to bury Favre deep enough so he won't be found, we need MORE snow....!"

Lefse is spelled w... (Below threshold)
Lefse is spelled with 2 "E"s you impostor....
Yeah, I know, but I wasn't sure how many readers would understand Lefse. Both spellings are used a lot on the internet. It didn't concern me much until I tried to convince someone its lutefisk and not ludafisk
Noooooo! They wouldn't lis... (Below threshold)

Noooooo! They wouldn't listen! Management just HAD to invite Al Gore!

Lambeau Field is the frozen... (Below threshold)

Lambeau Field is the frozen tundra my ass.

Upon release Assange set lo... (Below threshold)

Upon release Assange set loose the Wiki-Blizzard

♬Ragnarokin... (Below threshold)

Ragnarokin' around the Christmas tree...

Cold turkeys... (Below threshold)

Cold turkeys

In a couple of years, the L... (Below threshold)

In a couple of years, the L.A. Vikings will look back on this and laugh...that is, at least until the earthquake hits!

Stupid Team Mascot Uni: $40... (Below threshold)
DJ Drummond:

Stupid Team Mascot Uni: $400
Two Snow Shovels: $120

Losing your roof, playoff chances, and team mystique all in the same season:

We're from the University o... (Below threshold)

We're from the University of East Anglia. We're looking for Greenland.

Kevin desperately tries to ... (Below threshold)

Kevin desperately tries to find another excuse for not posting winners instead of just admitting to himself that he just is never going to post winners once a week...ever.

I'm dreaming of a white foo... (Below threshold)

I'm dreaming of a white football game..."stop it you racist pig"

I bet Favre isn't the only ... (Below threshold)

I bet Favre isn't the only no show at the game...

So one coach trips a player... (Below threshold)

So one coach trips a player running down the field and we have to leave his body here to teach who a lesson?

The federal govt banned all... (Below threshold)
retired military:

The federal govt banned all snow from football games after finding out it may be offensive to Muslims.

KEEP DIGGING!!!, Bud... (Below threshold)
Edward A. Schuster:

KEEP DIGGING!!!, Bud Grant and Joe Kapp are in here somewhere!!!

Minnesota viking cheerleade... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Minnesota viking cheerleaders try out their new sharia law compliant costumes.

We finally found a job that... (Below threshold)
Maggie Mama:

We finally found a job that illegals don't want to do!

The Vikings organization ca... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

The Vikings organization call in volunteers to help find their team's offense.

"What? I'm being fined by R... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"What? I'm being fined by Roger Goddell for an illegal shovel? He's going too far...."

(#58 should be "calls".)

In their quest to find a su... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

In their quest to find a suitable replacement for QB Brett Favre, the Vikes began looking for Fran Tarkenton today...."

"Hey, this sure beats clean... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"Hey, this sure beats cleaning up Obama's mess...."

"Just Tell me Gore didn't b... (Below threshold)

"Just Tell me Gore didn't buy a season ticket."

Haven't seen this big a sno... (Below threshold)

Haven't seen this big a snow job since the last time Favre came out of retirement!

Obama is getting into Tobog... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

Obama is getting into Toboggan 1 right now.
Light the bag of dog poo when he's about halfway down.

The Secret Service said the... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

The Secret Service said the First Family wants
a dozen sno-cones, stat. Whaddya say we make
'em all "yellow"?!

After VP Biden gave a speec... (Below threshold)
retired military:

After VP Biden gave a speech in Minnesota he was overheard asking the Mayor of the city "Why do you have some guy in a viking outfit shovelling show at the football stadium?"

WHAT?,You couldnt shell out... (Below threshold)
Rich K:

WHAT?,You couldnt shell out five bucks for a stocking cap DAD!!11!!

Mascot: "Global warming my ... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Mascot: "Global warming my Viking @#%!"

Mascot: "For this I left Sc... (Below threshold)
Dodo David:

Mascot: "For this I left Scandinavia?"

Got teflon?... (Below threshold)

Got teflon?

"Matriculate your way down ... (Below threshold)

"Matriculate your way down the toboggan run!"

Cantorb>: "SKOOOOOOAAAAA... (Below threshold)


Cantor: "SKOOOOOOAAAAAAA... (Below threshold)



This always happens in Hell... (Below threshold)

This always happens in Hell when democrats vote for tax cuts.

A-ah-ahh-ah, ah-ah-ahh-ah<b... (Below threshold)

A-ah-ahh-ah, ah-ah-ahh-ah
We come from the land of the ice and snow
from the midnight sun where the hot springs blow

The hammer of the gods will drive our ships to new lands....most likely Los Angeles

Meh, that's nothing. When I... (Below threshold)
Tom Blogical:

Meh, that's nothing. When I was a kid, we had to shovel snow with our bare hands. Uphill. Both ways.

"YO!!! Donner Party seats a... (Below threshold)

"YO!!! Donner Party seats are right down here."

"Told ya not ta put your to... (Below threshold)

"Told ya not ta put your tongue on the flag pole Ole."

The cameraman spots NFL Com... (Below threshold)
clear mind:

The cameraman spots NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in his role of "Undercover Boss".

Vikings Mascot "Hey why the... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Vikings Mascot "Hey why the hell is that black guy in a suit bowing to me?"

Update: <... (Below threshold)
Kevin Author Profile Page:

Update: Winners announced. Click the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.






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