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Your Chance to Attend GoT’s Premiere With Emilia Clarke!

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke recently took to Instagram to announce an intriguing opportunity! The winner of an Omaze experience will stand in the presence of Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen, the rightful heir to the Iron Throne, rightful Queen of the Andals and the First Men, Protector of the Seven Kingdoms, the Mother of Dragons, the Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, the Unburnt, the Breaker of Chains at the Game of Thrones season 8 premiere…

 

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Emilia Clarke has partnered with Omaze in order to benefit a new charity, one that helps young adults recover from the impact of major medical trauma. The Charities Aid Foundation of America will distribute all proceeds to any and all organizations working towards that type of relief. The lucky soul who wins this contest will be flown/driven/walked, if you live next door, to a presumably nice AF hotel (with a friend) in New York before attending the season 8 premiere and after-party as Hand of the Queen. Knees will undoubtedly be bent as Iain Glenn (Sir Jorah Mormont) sulks in the corner…

 

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The more you donate, the better your chances of winning: ten dollars= 100 entries, twenty-five dollars= 250 entries, and fifty dollars= 1,000 entries. However, I must advise all those who are reading this to proceed with caution, as the winner will have to decide who to take to one of the most anticipated premieres in recent history, this could destroy relationships. I for one have been hit with “Well if you win and don’t take me we’re not _______ (fill in the blank with- friends, siblings, neighbors, grandmother and grandson, etc) anymore.”

 

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The world’s excitement broke the internet, Kardashian style; two days ago the Omaze website crashed. As an apology for the inconvenience, Omaze is now offering an extra 150 entries for any entry when one uses the code BREAKER. Ms. Clarke herself responded to Omaze’s temporary dismantling:

 

 

So if you’re like me and regularly have a ridiculous argument with his one friend about who Daenerys Targaryen would hit it off with more (yeah Brandon, I’m talking to you), go be charitable and lose friends over a contest you probably won’t win…because for one thing…

 

 

 

 

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Weird and Wacky Game of Thrones Merchandise for Every Die-Hard Fan

Game Of Thrones is ending this year, and all the sadness we’ve endured over the years watching our beloved characters perish will be nothing compared to the realization that we won’t be able to see them again on the small screen.

But while our favorite knights and direwolves will leave us, their legacy will live on in some awesome and awkward merchandise.

 

WARNING: Minor spoilers ahead


 

1) Jon Snow USB Drive

 

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The King of the North will save us from the White Walkers, and he’ll also save you computer data from being erased. A Ghost version is also available along with several other characters.

 

2) Iron Throne Wall Decal

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Put it over your toilet and rule the porcelain throne. There are other places you can put it, but it looks so much better in the privy.

 

3) Hodor Door Stop

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A tragically hilarious collectible. Still too soon?

 

4) House Sigil Christmas Lights

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Raise your Christmas trees for House Stark. Adorn your tree with these beautiful lights with all of the house sigils on them.

 

5) Dragon Egg Candles

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A set of three candles, one for each dragon, to really make you feel like Targaryen royalty.

 

6) Cabernet Sauvignon

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“Because that’s what I do. I drink, and I know things.” Also available in Chardonnay and a red blend.

 

7) Khal Drogo Thongs

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Available on Etsy, this questionable article of clothing also comes in a Daenerys version. Out of all the Khal/Dany couples merchandise out there, this one is definitely the strangest.

 

8) Sword Letter Opener

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Feel like a KingSlayer every time you open a letter with neat little letter opener. They’re very rare, so snatch one up quickly.

 

9) Adidas Sneakers

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These won’t be ready until Spring, but Adidas released images of six different shoes themed around the various houses.

 

Anything here suit your fancy?

 

 

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Get Thee to This ‘Game of Thrones’ Pop Up Bar

Winter is here, we know this because it’s really cold…and also, everyone everywhere is talking about Game of Thrones. It has roughly been 519 days since the last episode of HBO’s cultural phenomenon, based on George R.R Martin’s epic series of fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, aired. We still have to wait another torturous 76 days to see everyone’s favorite incestuous couple arrive at Winterfell. Sansa will be pissed, The Three-Eyed Raven/Bran will be stoic, and Arya will probably hug Jon while we all cry. We’re invested in the fate of Westeros in the unhealthiest of ways, and we DO NOT CARE.

 

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Some of us will remember the night Jon Snow marched on Winterfell with an army of wildlings in an attempt to take back his home and save his flat-footed brother from resident sleaze ball Ramsey Bolton=The Battle of The Bastards. This battle took place on the same night Lebron James’ Cavaliers faced off against the Golden State Warriors in game seven of the 2016 NBA finals. Some of us were torn between two watch parties, perhaps more than two depending upon one’s likability. It was a night plagued by conflict; two narratives, similar in scope, dissimilar in emotional resonance.

 

*Cue melodramatic GoT music*

 

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For those of us who bid their companions farewell by simply reminding them of how dark and full of terrors the night is, the decision was easy: make new friends, basketball doesn’t matter. It is with this kind of devotion to George R.R. Martin’s creation that we “patiently” await the return of our favorite show. As April 14th draws nearer, the people of Chicago await GoT’s return with the help of a very particular vice…

 

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Replay Lincoln Park, an arcade bar in Chicago will host a GoT pop-up beginning on February 1st. The experience is being referenced to as “Winter 2019,” and will feature a variety of Westerosi feels. In addition to the expected White Walker and Iron Throne references, the pop up will also include Ommegang Brewery’s Game of Thrones beers, such as Arbor Gold and Fire & Blood. There will also be a bunch of wine, Dothraki cocktails and a dwarf who drinks whilst knowing things. Hardcore fans can purchase a VIP ticket for 20$ that will include souvenir like things yadda yadda but most importantly—priority access to the bar. Replay Lincoln Park will also be hosting other GoT themed events over the course of next month, such as a Red Wedding feast, jousting tournament and a GoT trivia night every Thursday until March 1st.

 

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Until April 14th, we will all just have to go to places like Chicago to get our GoT fix. When that fateful day arrives, people are going to watch the final season in various different ways; I for one have ordered myself an exact replica of Longclaw and will sit with it in front of my television while the end unfolds. The men and women of the Burlington Bar, another bar in Chicago, will continue their boisterous watch parties for all the world to see…

 

 

Look at those wonderful souls.

 

P.S. According to Oddsshark, Vegas odds have Bran taking the Iron Throne. Nah, Gendry for sure.

 

 

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