Here's why Game of Thrones fans are going crazy about zig-zagging (SPOILERS)

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Warning: This feature contains major spoilers for Game of Thrones S6.09.

If you haven't seen the latest episode of Game of Thrones yet, first of all, what are you doing here? Go away and watch it. Battle of the Bastards really is as good as it gets when it comes to TV. Secondly, you're probably wondering why everyone on social media is going crazy about zig-zagging. If you have seen it, you're probably one of the people going crazy about zig-zagging. 

I know that's what I was screaming at the TV as I watched Rickon run in a straight line toward his brother Jon, while Ramsay shot arrows at him. Everyone knows if you want to avoid being hit you ZIG ZAG RUN towards your goal. Everyone except for Rickon Stark apparently...

In the end, Rickon got the message with actor Art Parkinson tweeting...

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