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Winter is here, and it’s bringing the jokes. 

On Sunday HBO premiered the long-awaited eighth season of juggernaut fantasy hit “Game of Thrones” and the internet exploded in response. According to Twitter, more than 5 million tweets were sent about the season premiere, making it the most tweeted-about episode to date. 

So what were all those fans tweeting and commenting about last night? We rounded up the best of the memes, jokes and angry tweets, from HBOGo going down to worries about how the show will wrap things up in just five more episodes. 

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Fans enjoyed Drogon making eyes at Jon

And also the Bran and Jaime reunion 

Less funny and more heart-warming was Jon and Arya’s long-awaited reunion 

They were also relieved that Jon finally found out the truth about his parents (and also that he’s having sex with his aunt) 

Of course, problems with streaming the episode did not go over well

As excited as most fans were, some were worried about wrapping up all the storylines in just five more episodes

But one fan, Joe Jonas, was celebrating the premiere in his own special way, dressed as his fiance Sophie Turner’s character, Sansa. 

 

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