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The eighth and final season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones was announced by HBO in July 2016. Unlike the first six seasons that each had ten episodes and the seventh that had seven episodes, the eighth season will have only six episodes. Like the previous season, it will largely consist of original content not found currently in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, and will instead adapt material Martin has revealed to showrunners about the upcoming novels in the series, The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring.

The season will be adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. Filming officially began on October 23, 2017. The season is scheduled to premiere in 2019.

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6 hours ago, Pods said:

Where we are going, there are no books. We are all illiterati now.

This is true, but inevitably something that is not in the show gets thrown in and people loose their fucking minds...easy way to keep the peace is having 2 threads.  Less bitching, but then again this is shaggy 2.0 so people are going to bitch about everything

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4 hours ago, 1978horn said:

This is true, but inevitably something that is not in the show gets thrown in and people loose their fucking minds...easy way to keep the peace is having 2 threads.  Less bitching, but then again this is shaggy 2.0 so people are going to bitch about everything

The first loose sighting of the board. 

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Info about one of the battle scenes:

 

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/a-game-of-thrones-season-8-battle-took-55-nights-t/1100-6458066/

 

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A Game Of Thrones Season 8 Battle Took 55 Nights To Shoot
It took two and a half months of filming every night to complete the epic shoot.
Last updated by Eddie Makuch on April 8, 2018 at 5:48PM 2

Game of Thrones Season 8 sounds like it will feature an incredibly epic battle. In a since-deleted blog post, producer Jonathan Quinlan thanked the Game of Thrones production crew for their work on a shoot that took an incredible 55 consecutive nights to complete.

Watchers on the Wall grabbed a screenshot of the Instagram post before it was deleted, and the full text can be seen below.

"This is for the Night Dragons," reads the note. "For enduring 55 straight nights. For enduring the cold, the snow, the rain, the mud, the sheep shit of Toome, and the winds of Magheramorne. When tens of millions of people around the world watch this episode a year from now, they won't know how hard you worked. They won't care how tired you were or how tough it was to do your job in sub-freezing temperatures. They'll just understand they're watching something that's never been done before. And that's because of you."

Some of Game of Thrones' previous big battles included The "Battle of the Bastards" and the "Loot Train" attack; Watchers on the Wall said those took around a month to produce. The two and a half months it took to film the Season 8 battle is more than double the other big battles from previous seasons.

Game of Thrones Season 8 premieres sometime in 2019. There are six episodes in all, which doesn't sound like many, but remember that they might all be as long as movies.

 

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Just finished running through the entire series with my T Jones. Forgot that every episode in the first three seasons featured a 5 minute-long soft core porno. Awkward. Also forgot how insanely stubborn and in the end stupid Ned was. I also much prefer seasons 1-4 to the latter seasons. The ole War of the Roses stuff is much more my style. 

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A few months ago, mathematicians¬†Andrew Beveridge¬†and Jie Shan published¬†Network of Thronesin Math Horizon Magazine where they analyzed a network of character interactions from the novel ‚ÄúA Storm of Swords‚ÄĚ, the third book in the popular ‚ÄúA Song of Ice and Fire‚ÄĚ and the basis for the Game of Thrones TV series. In their paper they detail how they constructed the network of character interactions by using text analysis and entity extraction to find characters mentioned together in the text. They then applied social network analysis algorithms to the network to find the most important characters in the network and a community detection algorithm to find clusters of characters.

The analysis and visualization was done using Gephi, a popular graph analytics tool. I thought it would be fun to try to duplicate the authors’ results using Neo4j.

 

http://www.lyonwj.com/2016/06/26/graph-of-thrones-neo4j-social-network-analysis/

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On 3/26/2018 at 9:44 AM, mb111 said:

need this now

We are now caught up.  I think my wife is going to go into serious withdrawals if she has to wait a year for this to continue.  

 

OK, can someone please explain exactly who John Snow's real mother and father are?  Which Targaryan (however the fuck you spell it)?  Not the brother who got gold poured over his head, right?  Seemed like that's what they were intimating, but the ages don't seem to make sense.  

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12 minutes ago, Sbbruin said:

OK, can someone please explain exactly who John Snow's real mother and father are?  Which Targaryan (however the fuck you spell it)?  Not the brother who got gold poured over his head, right?  Seemed like that's what they were intimating, but the ages don't seem to make sense.  

tyrion is jon snow’s dad; he fucked a whore and jon snow came out.  the dwarf gene is recessive and it didn’t get passed to jon.  I think this is blatantly obvious if you actually watched the show so I think you might be trolling.  

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We are now caught up.  I think my wife is going to go into serious withdrawals if she has to wait a year for this to continue.  
 
OK, can someone please explain exactly who John Snow's real mother and father are?  Which Targaryan (however the fuck you spell it)?  Not the brother who got gold poured over his head, right?  Seemed like that's what they were intimating, but the ages don't seem to make sense.  



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23 minutes ago, futureman said:

why does it say rickon‚Äôs death ‚Äúunknown‚ÄĚ? ¬†does ramsey not kill him in the books?

Not to get too much into the details, but the show has passed the books, chronologically speaking.  Generally, the books have only reached the end of season 5, although not for every single character or subplot.  

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We have to wait ANOTHER year for this show?  Damn, did AMC buy out HBO? 

 

I feel like I've already forgotten half of what happened last season.  I'll probably forget the other half by next year.

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Meh, maybe if I didn't have a job or a life or there weren't other new TV shows I liked to watch with my free time, I probably would devote 70 hours to rewatching.  Having to wait 2 years for 6 episodes just has my interest waning.  Maybe it wouldn't if it didn't feel like the quality in writing didn't noticeably drop the past couple of seasons.  

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Inevitably the other thread will be called "Game Of Thrones Season 8 Bookfags" and people will cross post on accident because the only difference is the word "No", and then people will get their panties in a wad and then an all out civil war will break out on Surly and then you Illiterates will be excommunicated back to Shaggy where you are forced to look at scat pics in every thread......

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Is there enough difference in what is known by the illeterati versus the bookfags to justify it at this point? There's only a small handful of plot lines that haven't been explored by the show, and the book fags already are the ones policing the illeterati threads. The only benefit of two threads I see is to give the book fags a place to discuss whether LL is spoiling stuff. Do spoilers still show up on tapatalk?

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