Winter is never coming.
That’s what many Game of Thrones fans suspicion when they were left unresolved during HBO’s deteriorate 7 premiere date exhibit on Thursday.
During a Facebook Live eventuality set to exhibit a lapse date for a dear drama, a network’s video abruptly finished before a large unveiling. HBO announced skeleton to exhibit a date on Facebook and when users visited a show’s page during 2 p.m. ET, a video display a retard of ice appeared, along with a drama’s signature thesis song, rising users into an interactive journey.
Encouraging visitors to “rally a realm,” they were educated to form “Fire” into a comments territory to assistance warp a ice and betray a premiere date.
But 15 mins in — and with some-more than 1 million views and climbing — a video’s feed was cut. After a few minutes, a central Game of Thrones Twitter comment announced “we will be behind and prepared for some-more glow soon.”
We will be behind and prepared for some-more glow soon. #GoTS7
— Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) March 9, 2017
Sources told THR a video went down due to a glitch with Facebook and a customary length for a Facebook Live eventuality was not a factor.
Within a few mins a video was behind up, though a different moments in between spurred a flurry of online conversation. Many took to Twitter to during initial extol a newness of a event, and afterwards demonstrate their annoy and disappointment when a feed was lost. There was afterwards a common fun when a feed came behind up.
The video went down a second time, however, promulgation users behind into a tizzy. When it returned — now some-more than an hour given a eventuality began — a page asked users to form “Fire” or “Dracarys” and promised, “almost there.”
At 3:12 p.m. ET, the date was finally revealed: July 16, 2017.
See a flurry of emotions from Game of Thrones fans during Thursday’s exhibit below.
I am literally sitting here, examination ice warp on a Game of Thrones facebook live stream. pic.twitter.com/iQlxjZDC6Z
— GloriousGe0rge (@GloriousGe0rge) March 9, 2017
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) March 9, 2017
Someone during HBO right now is like, “Shit, maybe we shouldn’t have put a premiere date in utterly so large a retard of ice.”
— Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) March 9, 2017
Fire. Oh, wait, wrong window.
— Germain Lussier (@GermainLussier) March 9, 2017
104k people examination a retard of ice be melted for diversion of thrones. This is extraordinary #GameofThrones
— Tom ❄️ (@GinUndTomic) March 9, 2017
game of thrones: contributing to tellurian warming one recover date during a time
— lauren (@sansastcrk) March 9, 2017
So who else is examination HBO warp a retard of ice to exhibit a Game of Thrones premiere date / longing a honeyed recover of death? pic.twitter.com/BBjuUwzbj8
— Caroline Framke (@carolineframke) March 9, 2017
— Brienne of Tarth (@BeautyBrienne) March 9, 2017
I watched ice melting for 15 mins only so a live tide could finish #GoTS7
— Osha (@oshawildling) March 9, 2017
— Miss Hella (@Hellacit) March 9, 2017
You improved be bringing a dragon in to warp that retard of ice. https://t.co/Ok5KWSl1kL
— Jon Snow (@JonNightsWatch) March 9, 2017
Well 15 mins of melting ice later, this happened–without a Game of Thrones premiere date: pic.twitter.com/kBVBoMAHmo
— John Koblin (@koblin) March 9, 2017
— Bill Kuchman (@billkuchman) March 9, 2017
Game of Thrones fail
— Marlow Stern (@MarlowNYC) March 9, 2017
Sorry, we keep typing “VINYL” into that Game of Thrones thing and it’s creation a ice solidify behind up.
— Rob Wesley (@eastwes) March 9, 2017
— I. A. Melton (@ijamelton) March 9, 2017
Wow. The #GOTs7 ice retard says “La La Land”
— Matt Miller (@Official_MattM) March 9, 2017