I think their were many reasons other than just being outdoors.
Originally Posted by NodakPaul
The season was the most dissapointing in Vikings history(superbowl contenders that won 4 games). Favre was listed as out on the injury report, didn't decide to play until game time.
No assigned seats, and a first come basis. No guarantee you would even get in.
The Vikings offered to buy back tickets.
There was a large blizzard, what should have been a 45min drive turned into 3 hours.
No alchohol, no tailgating.
Even with all that it was one of the best games I've ever been too, I think most people who attended felt the same way(except the idiots who didn't dress appropriately).