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Friday Open Thread: April 13th

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Hello Friday, I’ve been waiting for you all week.

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Good Morning!

It’s Friday the 13th, something I didn’t realize until yesterday while I was putting this thread together. Fun facts about Friday the 13th, the fear of Friday the 13th is also called friggatriskaidekaphobia or paraskevidekatriaphobia. Friggatriskaidekaphobia comes from Frigg, the Norse goddess of wisdom after whom Friday is named, and the Greek words triskaideka, meaning 13, and phobia, meaning fear. Paraskevidekatriaphobia is also derived from Greek: paraskeví translates as Friday, and dekatria is another way of saying 13.

Around the DN since our last thread:

Ted takes a look at GM Rick Spielman’s draft history in the first round and gives us some scenarios for trades up and trades down in the first round.

Chris posted day 17 of the Daily Norseman mock draft San Diego, oops Los Angeles, you’re on the the clock.

Also by Chris, Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft: Chris Mock Draft v4.0

Vikings news from other sources and news from around the league:

From former WR Reggie Wayne and talked about his career with Wobby and gave some over/under stats for this years Vikings team.

Wobby also talked to NFL network’s Andrew Siciliano, James Jones and Cole Wright about the outlook for the Vikings in 2018.

From today’s lunch break series, has the Vikings land in the “real deal” category of teams.

We come to today’s media selection: Trooper, We’re Here for a Good Time, (Not a Long Time)

Again, we all know the rules, but in case someone is new:

-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding of the trolls
-This isn’t a male version of The View, so leave the gender hatred at the door
-Keep the bad language to a minimum (using the spoiler tags, if you must)
-Speaking of which, if discussing a newer show or movie, please use spoiler tags
-No pictures that could get someone fired or in serious trouble with their employer
-If you can’t disagree in a civil manner, feel free to go away
-While navigating the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasm
With that, the beer light is on and the bar is open. Belly up and tie one on. Don’t forget to tip your waitress, try the venison chili and as always, Welcome Aboard and Skol Vikings!