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18 signs you are in a drama slump


 

  1. You have a dozen dramas that are sitting unfinished with just one more hour left to watch, which somehow feels like five hours too many.
     
  2. You’ve forgotten your password on all your streaming site accounts and can’t be bothered to reset it.
     
  3. You’ve forgotten your username on your streaming site accounts. Going through the effort to find it is, naturally, out of the question.
     
  4. That drama you’ve been excited to watch for months is finally here. But you just… can’t… press that play button.
     

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  6. I mean, it’s there, it would be the easiest thing to press a button, but committing to “play” feels insurmountable because that action would mean something, it would have Implications, of time commitments and mental energy and caring about fiction and that feels like a fate worse than death by a million paper cuts right now.
     
  7. You see that your thoughts are veering dramatic, but you can’t feel the drama in them because drama is dead. Nothing matters now or will matter ever again. We’re all just meat sacks trudging toward our sell-by dates. Lee Jong-seok holds one-tenth of the appeal he did last year.
     
  8. Maybe one-tenth is enough, you think. There is some appeal still alive. But… then you remember Suzy. Minus five appeals.
     

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  10. Nothing, as in the actual concept of nothingness, feels like a concrete and burdensome presence in your life, rather than the absence of Something. You sit there doing Nothing, staring off into Nothing, thinking Nothing. You consider maybe watching a drama, but decide that it wouldn’t be worth disrupting this big pile of Nothing you’re working on right now.
     
  11. You decide that maybe a good old-fashioned favorite series would be more emotionally satisfying and less mentally taxing. You look through the shortlist, and then the longlist, and then make ten more lists, until you realize you’re just stalling life with lists. (META.)
     
  12. Fine, old favorites are out. Maybe it’s prime time to finally catch old dramas that never got watched in the first place. Then you ask yourself, “If I passed up Padam Padam ten times already, why should an eleventh time be different?” And that seems like the wisest thought you’ve had all day. You return to your state of torpor and gummy bears.
     

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  14. You remember how you used to love to read. Books are what stories did before television killed our attention spans! Two pages in, you realize that your attention span wasn’t spared in the cathode-ray massacre, because what are you, special? You reach for the remote control again, even though we just did this and it was futile, remember?
     
  15. Lather, rinse, repeat.
     
  16. Oh god, am stuck in a time loop. I could literally die of boredom right now. Or in twenty loops from now. It would be the same thing.
     
  17. You figure even if you can’t commit an hour to watch a show, you can read a recap so at least you’re still following the show. Two paragraphs in, you remember that attention span thing you just realized one bullet point (and two, and three) ago. Maybe the massacre also got short-term memory.
     

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  19. Determined to watch something, anything, you scroll through all the titles of all the shows that seem even the tiniest bit interesting. After spending more time trying to decide what to force yourself to watch than it would have been to just watch that damn episode in the first place, you give up. You turn off the lights and go to bed early like an old person, because oblivion seems more appealing than entertainment.
     
  20. You realize that dramas were once so important to you that you carved out all this space and time for them in your life, this emptiness which now mocks you. Clubbed in the head with your own punishment stick, you are the creator of your own misery. This is not the most depressing thought you’ve had today.
     
  21. You go out to dinner with your parents, who ask for your expert opinion on what dramas they should be watching, and find yourself saying, “I dunno, maybe you should consider watching less television?”
     
  22. But despite everything, you retain a vague, if distant, hope/feeling/inclination that you’ll find that lovin’ feelin’ again someday, and there will come along a show that will seem sparkly and shiny, and dramas will be worth it again. Because you’re in a slump, not dead.
     

Somebody save me from myself.

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YOU JUST NAILED IT, @javabeans. I wanted to spotlight #5 but as I went through the list, IT JUST KEPT ON GETTING MORE REAL.

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Yeah, when I started reading this I thought I would just pick out the ones I related to by number. Then I realized that it would make more sense to pick the ones that I didn't relate to. Nos. 17, 11, & 7.

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19: You have time to write posts like this.

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How did you know?!

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Why is it that we keep feeling hope? Is it because just as we're ready to give up dramaland throws out something that it knows will reel us back in. This was what happened this summer for me with Suspicious Partner, Circle and Fight My Way. Granted the slump is back again, and I'm a little wary of the drama bonanza starting next week.

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How do we get out of this slump? cos I wanna watch dramas but I don't feel like it.

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Point on. I have been in a slump ever since DOTS and scarlet heart ended.

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If the writers and many commentators of dramabeans are in the state of drama slump where am I suppose to go? 😢
I'm new here. I've been saved from hours of bad drama thanks to dramabeans 😊

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Is that Lee Seunggi's pic as your profile pic? If so, that's the answer to your slump... at least for the last two years. But take heart, he'll be back end of this month! :)

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Yes! God, I've been waiting for too long. I'm not korean, so it's difficult to get news about him. Can't wait to see his new project 😄

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#20 You start cooking a real meal instead of instant ramen.

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#21 You start venturing to other form of entertainments: variety, US tv series, your country's drama... or your job.

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That's me. I've been watching Turkish historical series and enjoying it.
I'm loving Freddie Highmore in the "Good Doctor" US remake. He is so freaking good I'm going to get pregnant before the show ends lol.

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This is one of the best comments I've seen on this site

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Haha! I’m enjoying Good Doctor too, not enough to get pregnant, but it’s a must watch for me!

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#22 and you're computer keyboard starts being so clean as you no longer eating while watching drama :) :) :)

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Lol, this! On the upside, I've finished pride and prejudice the movie, series and book and have been having some renewed spouse time watching the new star trek with him. On the downside, I feel a bit wistful for my lost kdrama feels. Thought it was just me but I guess not!

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Exactly!!
i was going to watch some new dramas, but then.... im watching Night Goblin, but i already catch up..is time to go back to NCIS, Supergirl, The Flash...

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#22 and you decide to re-watch Running Man from Episode 1 and are now up to episode 224...

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In my case its 1n2d season 1 after I've finished all 4 seasons of NJTTW, with 3 meals a day to the side.

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This is how I watched the first 6 seasons of game of thrones! 😂

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Aside from korean dramas, try other asian series from japan or thailand. If not dramas, go for full movie marathon just to pass the slump. from twilight to harry potter to divergent… think of them as 3 part to 7 part series, 2 hrs long specials…

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#21 you love your sleep more than any drama.

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Having drama slump makes me sleep earlier and better. And eventually, I'll rise earlier like 4 in the morning and I can make it to run. Well, I get my exercise schedule back!

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#23 You go on DB beanies page to see what other beanies are doing to get out of the slump. (or at least what's what I've been doing :P)

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hoping you get out of that drama slump - Drama Gods hear my plea!
Perhaps instead of books - howabout manga/manhwa they don't need that much attention span. or movies? English/korean/whatever floats - maybe it'll help spark somethin.

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After 5-6 years of nonstop drama watching, I’m in the slump of slumps and here you are JB articulating my every thought in a manner more perfect than perfection.

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Exactly!! I've been in a non-stop drama cycle for about 7 years and I'm finally in a slump beyond all slumps. I've hit dips before... but never like this. Ugh. It's making me question myself. haha

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I've been watching dramas for the 5 years too, and it's never been this awful. God, I blame Scarlet Heart and Descendants of the Sun. Those were the last two dramas I watched with absolute interest, pouring my heart, soul, and emotions into them. Except a few shows this year like The Liar and His Lover, Lookout, and School 2017, nothing has been able to hold my interest.

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This is exactly what I'm going through right now. It felt like reading my own thoughts. I've renewed a single book from the library a few times now I feel like I've had it for months. Still on page 8. New dramas don't interest me much and pressing the play button is a great challenge. I end up rewatching old dramas but then I felt like I'm wasting my time so yeah, I go to bed early (I'm supposed to anyway). Good thing I have my usernames and passwords remembered on my laptop so I didn't have to worry about my short-term memory gaps.

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*tears* I don't even have the desire to read anymore. This is so sad.

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1. Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, the recap of Bride of the Water God
11. Pile of books I got for super cheap just gathering dust in the corner
14. Falsify, Temperature of Love
15. I keep adding, but not checking off my list
18. Girls' Generation 1979, While You Were Sleeping, This Life is Your First, 20th Century Boy and Girl, Revolutionary Love - maybe there's a light at the end of this tunnel (oh yeah, another one I never got around too)

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Yep. Feelin' it for sure. Damn 2017 isn't my year for dramas. I do watch here and there but it's just not like before. I hope I'll be back to a kdrama addict in 2018.

For now I have WYWS to keep me in dramaland. Still not crack level but it's good. Jongsuk and Suzy are totes adorable.

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Don't forget Public Enemy Number One- Yoo Bum! Haha.
*smash smash table flip!*

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The dramas from the first half of 2017 didn't get me excited, so I was just like this... then Age of Youth 2 came <3
I'm looking foward for the next dramas!!

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LITERALLY ME

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Lol, I do feel this. What's worse is that it wasn't only with K-Dramas. Chinese dramas were disappointing me. Taiwanese dramas were disappointing me. Some American shows were disappointing me. It was a lot. Things would start off well and then start to sputter in the half way mark. What's bad is that I just finished a drama I really, really enjoyed and was interested in and now I'm gonna be in the slump again, lol. D':

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*looks around room for @javabeans' hidden cameras*

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kdraama slump is worst when you start checking cdrama and jdrama even you are not that interested with that genre in the first place.
Dr.Qin Medical Examiner, i love you!!

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LOL. So true! I finished Dr. Qin two weeks ago and just finished Princess Agents.

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I've been looking for Dr.Qin, where do you find it??

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legally, its on dramafever. illegally on ondramanice, newasiantv also have it, i think.

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thanks, I am not using dramafever, perhaps it's the time.

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Hahah are you me? I started watching jdramas as well to keep me from my boredom... My favourite one is called "Love that makes you cry" Highly recommend if you are into the melo stuff but beware! I cant guarantee that the ending would be satisfying since I kinda didnt finish it lol

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OMG. Me too! Switching to jdramas once I got stuck with Kdramas😅

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i watch code blue,stoic yamapi is love 😍😍😍. im trying to finish another drama of his,boku unmei no hito desu.

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i'm on the nth round of Boss & Me, stalling Attention,Love and feast up on lots n lots of Fmv & drama snippets; be it thai, chi, kor, jap, etc

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Never been a C drama fan but K drama slump got me to stray this year! 10 miles peach blossom, princess agents and literarily just finished les interpretes (the interpreters) and back to where I started...Save us drama gods. We need a blood boiling, heart stopping, nail biting, random squeaking drama to save us!!!! 😭 🙏

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19. And ad hoc #19...And thank you Dramabeans staff for making my wish come true for now.

Now I can read "UNREGISTERED" comments from far ...as that is the distance I am from my PC when I watch dramas...honest!!! I am not good at reading subs though...that's it I should invent subs with a white-paperlike background and black print. So that the screen is basically halved and we don't have to watch the "whole" of a bad drama...so it will be easier to drop currently aired and watch the good old classics...now even without subs...!!! No...no...no bad idea...lol!!!

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Whoops!!! stuck in a tester-time-warp.

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Hahaha this was exactly me in June/July and now I'm like "how on earth did I fall so far behind on 2017 k-dramas?!"

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21. Your room is clean

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By that standard at least, I am not in a slump.

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It could just mean you are in a cleaning slump.

Like I've been my whole life.

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😆😆😆😆😆😆

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What is this cleaning to which you refer?

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"Cleaning" is the magic task that makes me forever drama-slump-proof. The prospect of having to clean because I don't have a show to watch means that I will never ever let myself not have a show to watch :)

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I would have laughing out loud if I was not sitting at my office but this list is sooo real, those things happened to me after Forest of Secrets ended. until just a few weeks ago. I couldn't even go to sleep early, just stared at the blank space like Cheon Song-yi did above. No 6 and 7 especially hit me so hard because I was considering to rerun a few favorites to help me get through the slump and once I was thinking, maybe it's better to rerun IHYV than to risk myself following While You Were Sleeping because of......Suzy. No offense to anyone, I would have watched that drama already if I wasn't in a drama slump.

Thank God I am starting to crawl out of it with the help of Age of Youth 2 and my recent discoveries: Girls Generation '79, Love Me If You Dare, and Live Up to Your Name (hopefully, I'm just watching ep 1 but it seems interesting, kind of reminds me of QIHM -my all time fav time travel drama). I am starting to see the light brought by the upcoming dramas: Witch's Courtroom, Mad Dog and Revolutionary Love. So for my fellow beanies that are still in drama slump, fighting! We all can get through this 💪💪💪

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You should definitely watch Live Up To Your Name as even now, I am still having withdrawal symptoms 😭 Hope you'll enjoy the drama as much as I did 😇

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Thank you @amy_kyne .. Live up to Your Name definitely woke me up and I loved every moment

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Hi @amygyu Nice to see you here! I crawled out of my drama slump thanks to Live Up To Your Name. I feel the withdrawal symptoms too! I've been sleeping late looking for every stills and anything I could I find about it.

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Agree with Amy! Keep up with Dr. Heo!

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Dr heo totally drags me from the drama slump after suspicious partner ended. Love it!

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The problem now is I am currently in a drama slump after it ended 😭 Somehow I cannot imagine my weekend without Kim Nam Gil and Kim Ah Joong (sigh)

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Wow thanks for all of the encouragement to continue watching Live Up to Your Name. After diving into ep 1 thinking that it's quite similar to QIHM, I kept discovering new interesting things about it that differ it from the other time-travel dramas. Hope I can free my time this weekend so I can marathon it --perks of catching up with good dramas when they're already ended hehe..

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Joining the others in shamelessly plugging Live Up To Your Name. Go watch it!

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I congratulate myself for being able to keep my attention span to read all 18 bullet points. Thanks Javabeans for giving me the chance to feel redeemed as a person worth living again.

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Only on dramabeans that drama site admins care about their members's drama slump and write a description note like this.
Next step, dramabeans will give a recommendation on how to cure it, like Top 10 rewatch to cure drama slump, for Top 10 six-pack actors in Kdrama to get you back on "drama" track, etc.

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P/s: Maybe after that, another post for Warning, 10 things you should not do to get over drama slump, or 10 dramas you should not watch when you have drama slump.
Like me, I just watched Forest of secrets, it is bitter now, the after effects of this drama are too strong. Such a wrong choice of mine, I might never cure drama slump! Or, all other dramas are pale in comparison, I will need longer time for recovery... *Sigh*

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It took me more than 2 months to recover. It's not the longest time but definitely the worst since I've never felt this empty before. Thank God the cure came not so long after, the sequel of one of my all time fav drama:: Age of Youth 💙💛❤💚💜💕

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Months ago, I was in a total korean-drama slump, or drama in general. I even thought it would be the end of my addiction, but lately I could still keep up on one or two good dramas (I watched it when I had free time, in between doing personal project and work lol). So, although 'recovery' takes time, but we'll overcome it even when we don't realize it.

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Dang, this post is too real. All the screencaps are so fitting lol. Don't even remember the last time I touched a book.

I'm not really in a drama slump. My attention span is kinda bad though. I have a few good shows I look forward to each week, but I also have some lingering, unfinished ones that are nagging me in the back of my mind. I'm distracted with other activities, trying to exercise more, etc. I want to binge-watch a bunch of episodes at a time to try to catch up, but haven't had time to. Sad that I haven't started AOY2 yet. >.<

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This. Is. Me...mostly...😂

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Yes, I am trying to find the next K-drama to get excited about, I begin to watch the new ones but then I lose interest. So I find myself catching up on my reading list.😀

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“No matter how many bad shows we encounter, we always hope and know that there’s going to be another good one that comes along.”

That's a quote by Javabeans herself in an article a few years ago.

That's the good news. The bad news is that I swear I saw another article or post a few years ago where she said that if she ever stopped loving kdramas and Dramabeans she would stop doing it. Wording might be off a bit, because I can't find that article now.

So please find a drama you like. Please!

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Oh I remember reading both of these quotes... but the second one was in a very old article, and since then Dramabeans has grown to become a giant family with many minions and beanies- so I hope it will be close to impossible to abandoning it now!
*prays to Drama Gods to bring a perfect show for JB to end her slump*
*I can handle my drama slump (I have made peace with it by now) but JB shouldn't have to go through it*

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:'(

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... ... I just go back to real life... ...

Meh, if dramas don't do it I go for variety. If variety doesn't do it, I go for books. If books don't so it, I go for math. Or worse comes to worst, I just work more... or learn more. Or exercise more. Hey, kicking the shit out of a sandbag is awesome. I am Healer for once instead of watching Healer!

We are all sacks of flesh heading towards expiration dates, but I will be the best sack of flesh and fat until I get picked out of the freezer!!

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Woah, totally did not expect it is math that comes after books. Awesome.

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Wow. Finally found someone who do math if the other things don't work out. I solve math problems when I'm suuuppppeeeerrr bored and actually have a box where I keep my math stuff for easier access.

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Yay, another beanie who does math! I'm in a drama slump, and I've been brushing up on concepts and watching interesting math videos on youtube.

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Am cracking up so much on this, and on the "existentialism" tag ^^
Thanks @javabeans for letting us now that even the best drama fan has her moment of slump, and totally have faith you will recover soon!
Am currently bingeing on variety (have finished one and a half season of Knowing Bros) after watching just the final week of dramas I care a bit about...

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Me too, I clicked the tag to see what else. :)))

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Me too, and thought how fitting it was that there was nothing else there.

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If there's nothing there, wouldn't that be nihilism?

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I clicked on the tab to find reasons for my existence. I felt annihilated seeing that there was none.

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This feels more like a deep drama depression of epic proportions, as opposed to a drama slump. I love how dramatic it is lol. However LJS will never lose his appeal! I would be seriously worried about my enjoyment of dramas if that happened.
Number 8 is hilarious, oh the drama!
Number 11 is me!
I love how you ended it on a hopeful note though, after that existential crisis of a drama slump :D

Lastly, I am glad that I am not in a drama slump right now, hehe.

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I'm wondering if all of Korea is feeling like this. The ratings are so low all the time now. Me, I'm surviving on variety, both Korean and HGTV. Singing shows, Yoon Kyunsang's cats, and Chip and Joanna are keeping me from dying of boredom.

Waiting for the next big drama to snap us out of it! Hopefully soon!

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"Shiplap!"

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Moongie and Koongie.

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Our lives seem to be defined by drama cycles - boom and slump. We need to strike Drama Life Balance.

Whichever stage we are in, we are never going to get out, are we?

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Yes, I don't think we can ever get out. I'm in slump, but checking dramabeans to see news, and headlines of recaps, and ratings,... Most importantly, I keep looking forward to the next huge one that help me out of the slump.

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Javabeans, I am also in a kdrama slump. Might I suggest a really, really good Cdrama -- Nirvana in Fire??? It totally revived my interest in historical dramas again. 2017 hasn't been a good kdrama year -- I only liked the offerings in the summer.

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Is it the dramas?
Is it the cliche plots?
Is it the army who taketh my oppas?
Is it me?

Why can't the dramas be more addictive?
Why can't the plots have more hearts?
Why can't the actors be more swoony?
Why can't I get more invested?
Why am I doing this to myself?

I question myself
and I question my life.

#theslumpisreal

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OMG - this is me....and has been for the past year or so. I keep hoping each new season of dramas will appeal to me - something will bring back the love/addiction/excitement of waiting for new episodes and alternately spazzing/squeeing about every OTP milestone. Ugh.... now it's all I can do to read the (awesomely well-written) recaps. Ok, confession time: my drama slump has been so bad, I haven't even commented in months..... This post drew me out of my self-imposed comment moratorium. THANK YOU Javabeans!! The good news is dramas are not dead.....my attention span is not dead....... I'm cautiously optimistic about 1 or 2 new offerings and 1 or 2 things coming soon(-ish). The bear is starting to stir....I'm waking up from my hibernation. Here's hoping I'll stay out of my cave for a while.....

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Oh dear oh dear. Never in a million years have I thought that I'd actually would not want to watch any drama at all. Dunno if it's a good thing, but Mum and Dad certainly noticed my newfound commitment to our garden—as in the full on weeding, buying compost and fertilisers, preparing seed beds, sowing seeds, trimming plants, etc. complete with the requisite ajuhmma clothes—not that they are complaining. It's just that after the first round of dramas this year ended (i.e. Seven-Day Queen), I just lost that urge to watch anything.

It's just ironic and frustrating since at the beginning of the semester, full of anticipation for the next round of dramas, I even shaped my whole schedule around drama-watching. And just as I have managed to make my semester schedule to be free on Fridays (no classes whatsoever), it would be the time that I don't really have any dramas to look forward to. GAAARRRRR.

But methinks I've found my gateway back to dramaland—after reading the recaps on Age of Youth 2, I would first like to watch the first season then move on the the current season, and then there's The King's Case Note (which isn't a drama but a film, but hey), and A Taxi Driver (which though was screened in our country, was not available at our local cinema!!! The Inhumanity!!!). And then there's Rescue Me, which methinks will be best watched in conjunction with Seasons 3-7 marathon/binge-watching of The Walking Dead. HEHE. So there.

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HAHAHA! This is ME, ME, ME!!

P.S dunno whether to laugh at the uncanny similarity in our situation or curl into a ball and cry my eyes out!

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Yassss... When can we get out from this slump? I can't remember when was my last drama marathon or the drama that had me refreshing for subs - lurking in forums.. maybe Goblin? that was ages ago it felt >_< 2017 been a slump most of the time. i think i only managed to watch Fight My Way and Forest of Secrets (this one is fantastic though - it wasn't addictive or hype like Goblin, but the story, acting, production was so on Point! saving grace of kdrama 2017) ... Here is to hoping While You Were Sleeping has potential - even if I wished they picked a different actress (no offense suzy fans) - but first 4 episodes show got potential! So here's to hoping Kdrama 2017 Second half of Year gets better.

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This is so frigging real!
Also, #19 You watch more variety shows than you have ever done in your life.

#20 You discover that kpop is a thing too.

#21 You realize that you just don't have the energy to read the 'theme of the month' posts that you were so excited to read (and which are actually amazingly written)

(P.S. I feel that this post came mainly because JB is questioning her loyalty to Lee Jong Suk and how/why she can't pick up While You Were Sleeping... It literally could read as a love letter to LJS and kdramas in general- "it's not you, it's me")

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#19: that happened to me. I started watching "Let's Eat Dinner Together" and I love it!

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Since my drama slump I have started watching Weekly Idol, Knowing Brothers, Night Goblin, Wizards of Nowhere, Running Man (though I watched it earlier too) and old shows like Half Moon Friends- which I highly recommend if you like kids (I actually don't like the idea of watching kids in variety shows but this show is too precious!)

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19. YES. After Forest of Secrets (and before I decided to watch Rescue Me, which put me in ANOTHER sort of semi-slump -- there's a lot of things I say I want to watch, but I will never get to them... anyway), I was watching 1N2D episodes like crazy. Hours and hours every day!

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Something similar happened to me when I experienced my first drama slump around 2 years back..
I found Running Man around that time and proceeded to finish watching around 200 episodes out of the 250 that had aired till then!
Yes, I went a bit crazy. Clearly.

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I could read @javabeans writing about (8) “nothing” all night long. Do you even want advice at this point? Or just solidarity? It looks like a lot of solidarity here. I’m not in a slump; everything is still so new and shiney, as in a certain shining Goblin. Will that ever lose it’s shine? I don’t think so. And I think I will always go to that drama and keep rewatching it even when in a slump. Does anyone else have that one drama that is their go-to— the one that made you fall in love with all this nonsensical, trope-filled, beautiful actors/actresses, with their contrived, but sweet stories, the one that you can count on to pull you out of a slump? Anyone?

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I do not have one go to. Instead, I rewatch my faves like WFKBJ, Coffee Prince, Reply 1988 etc. Goblin was the last drama I was hooked on (and technically it was a 2016 drama) and I plan on rewatching the scenes of Grim and Shin. My faves.

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For me it is she was pretty and another oh hae youg. Thou I can say that I'm only on a "semi" drama slump. Hwaiting to all of us beanies! Lezz keep praying to Drama Gods that this too shall pass. 😊😊

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Wow!
Should this post be worrisome to DB followers?

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It's got me worried.

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Me too! It could be read more as depression rather than just a drama slump.
I hope that it's exaggeration and nothing more worrying, or that getting help is looked into, if more serious.

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Hope that's not the case. In my experience, I've used kdramas to try to make the gloomy cloud go away (or at least pretend it's not there). I don't know what will happen if my rut coincides with a kdrama slump.

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This was me in 2015 when Healer ended. I was in kdrama slump for months. It only healed when She Was Pretty aired.

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YESSSS. I recently got back into dramas after crashing at the start of the year, so that's a good 8 months ish. I don't know what happened...but here I am, renewed, eager and can't wait to start anew.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.... I'm having slump in anything lately: drama, reading books, studying new things, etc.

All I need is vacation, and it's just around the corner! Yay!

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atm, I guess I only relate to no. 1..

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I'm feeling very attacked by this post rn

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Whoa. I didn't realize that others felt the same way! It used to be that I'd be watching 2 or 3 shows at a time and now...I've started binge-reading books.

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Me too! I'm reading romance dramas recently. I figured with my drama slump, I should finally check smartbitchestrashybooks for book recommendations. Romance books I like isn't too far off from my kdrama romance preferences.

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reading romance books*

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Me three! At least my Goodreads is happy--I've already completed my reading goal for the year.

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me too! But I started small this year, only 30 complete reads. I started listing them all in the beginning of the year but then got lazy when I reached the 20th book. I also learned to not finish a book when it just won't click for me, rather than waste my time and effort when I know in my heart I'm going to be disappointed in the end.

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ME. ME. ME.

Since July. This never happened before. I usually get a slump from my other hobbies but never with my dramas. Help.

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When you commented here and said "Can't wait!" The drama already ended and you didn't watch it.

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#1
Proof: Hwarang, Oh Hae Young, Goblin, Secret Garden, K2, MDBC... and the list goes on.

I think I have commitment issues, not just in life, but in drama-watching too. Take me a week from the drama that I'm currently following and that drama will end up unfinished, even of there's only 2 episodes left like Hwarang. These days I banned myself from starting a new series until I finish the currently pending/unfinished drama (which will never be finished due to my procrastination and lack of commitment). Now I'm stuck in this loop.

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Proof: The 3 big boxes of unread books in my room, and the other 1 big box in my parent's house. I used to finish up a book in less than 2 weeks from purchase date. Nowadays, I can't even finish up a volume of manga

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.... I thought I'm the only one. I was struggling to finish "Stories from Nowhere." As the articles are written by several people with several stories, I read them in random. I'm not sure if I've already read all the stories.

We're at our "bad shape", my friend... :(

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This is it. That's all my drama related feelings summed up and then some. Drama slump for two weeks now where I don't feel like watching anything. All that seems to be working right now is Supernatural re-runs. Its a tedious path but I'm determined to forge on!

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