Cleveland and Chicago's Pornhub Traffic Spiked After Game 7 of the World Series

It didn't matter if you were rooting for the Cubs or the Indians, Pornhub's traffic spiked after Game 7 of the World Series.

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Whether you're celebrating the joy of victory, or coping with the agony of defeat, porn remains undefeated. According to Pornhub Insights, the site's traffic increased following the conclusion of Game 7 of the World Series in both Cleveland and Chicago.

Compared to the typical 2 a.m. on a Thursday, Chicago's traffic actually spiked 41 percent while Cleveland's numbers at 1 a.m. (understandably) increased 54 percent. Meanwhile, the state of Ohio was particularly feeling the Indians' loss, and subsequently, feeling themselves as traffic jumped 96 percent shortly after the final out was recorded. 

Earlier this year, Cleveland's Pornhub traffic saw a drastic drop of 47 percent after the Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. So, it makes sense that when your hometown MLB team falls short of winning a championship, you seek comfort from good 'ol Pornhub. However, the increase in numbers over in Chicago doesn't make much sense. Once the game came to an end, and the Cubs snapped their much talked about 108-year title drought, there were probably family members to call, and plenty of people outside to celebrate with. You would think that porn would be the furthest thing from the minds of Cubs fans. 

Unless, those decades of waiting for a championship, and frustration over seeing the Cubs fail one season after another led to this one moment of pure joy in one fell stroke, er, swoop. Hey, to each their own.  

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