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Game of Thrones is Luring People Away From Porn but Inspiring Weird Parodies Too

By Gary Cutlack on at

The publicity-generating geniuses behind porn portal Pornhub have latched onto Game of Thrones as the thing everyone's talking about, today suggesting that traffic to the porn site is dropping -- because the world pauses to watch the new episodes of the fantasy romp.

According to Pornhub -- if you can trust the say-so of a global pornographer profiting from the weaknesses of man -- it saw its US traffic drop by four per cent during the hour in which the new Game of Thrones episode launched. And that's not even the oddest thing about it.

The site says people are searching for Thrones-related stuff within its archives, as users, enraged and engorged from what they've just seen on TV, search for porn GoT parodies and conveniently-edited clips of rude bits ripped from the show itself to continue the party.

Pornhub added a bit more on what GoT fans actually want to see, explaining: "When people are searching for Game of Thrones, the number one term used is 'Sex Scene' followed by 'Parody' and 'Porn'. More specific searches include 'Walk of Shame', referring to a scene in which the character 'Cersei' was forced to walk naked through the town. Many character names appear in the searches, but others make it pretty clear what Pornhub users are in search of, such as 'boobs', 'nude' and 'hottie'. [Pornhub via Independent]


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