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Game of Thrones Trivia

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  1. Greyscale the illness of princess Shireen is based on an actual diseas called Leprosy which causes skin lesions.
  2. Aemon Targarean played by Peter Vaughan is actually blind in real life.
  3. There is a real life equivalent to Valerian Steel, and it is called Damascus Steel a practice which ceased to exist in the 18th century.
  4. In 2011 George R. Martin’s mail was stolen, along with the scripts of Season 1 Episodes 9 and 10.
  5. Game of Thrones is the most pirated show in the world, in 2012 one episode was downloaded a total of 4,280,000 times.
  6. For season 4, to adult film stars were cast in Game of Thrones.
  7. There are 70 different ways of saying Hodor.
  8. The Purple Wedding is an event that happened in real life, at the wedding of England’s King Stephen’s Son, in 1153.
  9. Sansa actually adopted Lady, the pet which plays the Direwolf in the series.
  10. Visery’s Targarean or Harry Loyd is actually Charles Dickens’ great-great-great grandson.
  11. The actor who plays Theon Greyjoy, is actually singer Lilly Allen’s Brother Alfie Allen.
  12. The horse heart which Khaleesi eats is actually made of gummy bears.

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