This is your home for the best and worst of 31 years in the Metrodome


31 years of the Metrodome are almost over. All the concerts, the sporting events, the monster truck rallies, the roof deflations, and Sunday will mark the end of all the major historic happenings at the revolutionary stadium.

Since there are so many opinions and feelings out there about the Dome, we figured we'd abstain from adding to the Metrodome madness.

One more thought, insult, or bit of praise levied on the Dome, and its roof may rip again.

Instead, we gathered as many over-the-top lists, out of control ramblings, and rip-it-to-shreds musings as we could find, so you can relive everything that was the Dome, and all the feelings it inspired.

Let's start with FOX Sports North. They've really taken the drivers seat in Metrodome coverage in every aspect, whether it be good or bad. Here's their list of 10 worst Metrodome moments, followed by their 10 best. They narrow the selection to Gophers football after that. Then, the 10 best Vikings moments come to the forefront, and the extravaganza concludes with a piece that let noteworthy Vikings tell their favorite Metrodome story.

Here'sKFAN'stop 25 moments from the Dome, and they should know, having been home to Gophers and Vikings football, Wolves basketball, and many other Dome occurrences over the years.

The Star Tribune has an absolutely fantastic video montage on the greatest moments of the Dome.

CBS Local jumps in on the action, giving their goodbye via a top moments list.

Here's highlighting some of the greatest moments in baseball history at the Dome.

The Associated Press gives a national opinion, taking a stab at its six favorite moments from the stadium that was.

Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500 has decided to rain on our fun, saying it's time for the Dome to go.

Tom Powers of the Pioneer Presshas done the same.

ESPN Sportsnation has selected its top 15 Metrodome moments, and is giving you the chance to rank them.

If you want to relive even more of what the Dome meant to the Vikings, has put together a collaborative infographic, very good stuff.

If you're heading to the Dome this weekend, expect plenty of Bud Grant and a glorious celebration of thanks from the Vikings to the stadium that they have called home since 1982.

Here's a quick bit of history from ESPN Stats and Info.

If you've noticed, we've been doing a bit of Metrodome reminiscing the last month ourselves, check all of that fun here.

Check back here in the coming week for more, as we're sure to see a flood of Dome coverage over the weekend and early next week.

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