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Wayne Swickley

New Hope, MN
Commenter for
5 years 32 weeks

Recent Comments

Posted on 02/25/13 at 06:17 pm in response to Oil tanker traffic soon on the Great Lakes?

Heck, I'd be happy if someone could explain why I can't buy a CAR on Sunday!

Posted on 09/18/12 at 09:49 pm in response to What’s wrong with what Romney said: from Thurston Howell to pandering

Truly the authoritative source for answers and questions on Jeopardy.

Posted on 08/11/12 at 02:09 pm in response to Colbert takes on 'openly secret Muslim' Keith Ellison

...probably knows Kevin Bacon.

At the very least, "I'll bet you ten thousand dollars" that he knows somebody who knows somebody who knows somebody who knows Kevin Bacon.

That doesn't mean that he's "closely aligned."

Posted on 08/06/12 at 12:55 pm in response to T-Paw feels new heat on old charge

Welcome to the Hotel California, 24/7.

Posted on 07/06/12 at 06:20 pm in response to John Kline rakes in $428K, with $1.3 million in the bank

What's wrong with just saying, "All of the above," or maybe, "ANY of the above," instead? I'll admit, I do have a few favorites, but "hate the most" isn't quite what I feel. Comedy gold, indeed.

Posted on 05/17/12 at 06:03 pm in response to Eighty ex-priests buck church stand on gay marriage amendment

How does one properly dispose of 64 pounds of mercury? Seriously.

Posted on 05/08/12 at 06:25 pm in response to Senate to decide on an extra $105 million from Vikings

Is only $9,586 per day over the course of a thirty year lease. What are they whining about?

Posted on 05/07/12 at 12:37 pm in response to It's 'Yea' or 'Nay' today for stadium

The hypertext isn't set up right on the AccuWeather link.

Posted on 04/11/12 at 12:46 pm in response to Best Buy CEO being investigated for 'personal conduct'

I was eighteen, had just gotten my second real paycheck, and went to the grocery store where my family had done our shopping for as long as we'd lived in my home town. I endorsed the check with the same signature that I've used since tenth grade, passed it to the woman at the customer service desk, and was stunned when she refused to cash it. It seems that my signature, which matched my driver's license, did not match the name on the front of the check. The company had put a middle...

Posted on 03/01/12 at 01:14 pm in response to Deal to build Vikings stadium in Minneapolis announced

$427 million is NOT "at least half" of $975 million, at least not where I'm from. Must be some hellacious operating expenses, if that's what I'm missing.