In any event, what better place to brag than Twitter, where hashtags and a 140-character limit mean you can find all the best #bragMPLS zingers in one convenient place! Below the jump are the 10 most entertaining tweets we've seen on the topic this week.
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Bonus entries: some funny ones came our way after yours truly took Twin Cities Twitter to task for not realizing its full potential with the #bragMPLS bit:
10. Some were about the weather, of course:
Not trying to brag, but we only had 53 below zero days so far this year in Minneapolis. #bragMPLS-- Annette Weston (@blondenewschick) July 15, 2014
Outside of Uptown, you can urinate pretty much anywhere with no consequence. #bragmpls-- kevin sawyer (@tpwk) July 15, 2014
(For the top five, click to page two.)
"That's a lotta lotta tax money standing there doing nothing." -drunk guy's sober assessment of heavy law presence downtown #bragMPLS-- C. Riemenschneider (@ChrisRstrib) July 16, 2014
5. Some gave our Twittersphere itself props:
4. Or addressed current events:
Minneapolis has some of the most innovative sarcastic tweeters in the nation. #bragMPLS-- Jason DeRusha (@DeRushaJ) July 14, 2014
How are we supposed to #bragMPLS when this is the same city that allowed Cowboy Slims to close?-- Dana Wessel (@DanaWessel) July 15, 2014
1. But our personal favorite dealt with a development dinosaur: Aaron Rupar. Follow him on Twitter @atrupar.
We used to have the last multipurpose domed stadium built in America, and it was paid for. #bragMPLS-- Chris Steller (@chris_steller) July 14, 2014