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Game of Thrones Premiere Crashes HBO GO

Whether due to a technological failure or simply the natural result of one million people trying to use the same cousin's roommate's aunt's log-in, HBO GO was brought low once again tonight by overwhelming viewership. Many people complained of having difficulty accessing the Game of Thrones season-four premiere online, a problem which HBO GO blamed on “excessive volume.”

For those dealing with the problem, HBO did offer one very ingenious solution:

Photo: Macall B. Polay/HBO