Why Game Of Thrones Is More Maltese Than You Think

No, this isn't about filming locations.

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If you've lived on the island for more than 5 seconds, you'll know that parts of Game of Thrones were filmed in Malta. But now that our chapter in television history is over, is our connection to the show really severed for good? 

We think there's a lot more to Malta's relationship with Game of Thrones than just a film site.

1. A Maltese wedding and a Dothraki one are basically the same

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2. Malta's High Sparrow errr... Archbishop holds a lot of power

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3. Winter is always coming, but never really does.

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4. We have insanely complex family trees, and namedrop all the time

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5. Wildfire explosions are basically giggifogu put to more practical use

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6. Our streakers put Cersei's walk of shame to shame

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7. The North and the South are only willing to work together to keep out the Gozitans... err whitewalkers 

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8. Family meals are intimate, quiet gatherings between 50 people

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9. You think "The North Remembers" is bad? Try slighting a Maltese person

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10. Like Jon Snow we know nothing... when it's convenient

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11. We're invaded by whitewalkers - just in summer, and they're usually found in Bugibba.

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Written By

Chucky Bartolo

When he's not writing for Lovin Malta, Chucky spends his time talking puppies, politics, and pop stars (read: Mariah Carey); complete with unnecessarily melodramatic facial expressions.

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