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[2017 Year in Review] Part 1: The Bean Count

It’s Bean Count time! The Bean Count is our completely unscientific and gut-based exercise where Team Dramabeans gets to show our love for dramas by giving them (imaginary, useless) beans, which we accrue by watching dramas. Each person earns a bean by watching a show in its entirety, and then may bestow their accrued beans on whatever shows they wish.

We’ll be putting out our Year in Review series throughout the month of December, so stay tuned for future posts! Shows that get counted in this year’s reviews include those that started in late 2016 and were left out of last year’s reviews (such as The Lonely Shining Goblin), as well as shows that began before this December that will air the majority of their runs before the end of the year. Dramas that premiered this month will be included in next year’s series.

(If for whatever reason you can’t see the charts, here are unclickable versions: Beans and Pie.)

Feel free to play along and give out your imaginary beans! The only rules are that you must have watched every available episode of the show, and that the show falls within the date parameters defined. Go forth and count, Beanies!

Bean Chart
Goblin27
Solomon's Perjury4
Hwarang3
Voice3
Defendant3
Chief Kim2
Saimdang, Light's Diary3
Rebel2
Tomorrow With You2
Super Family2
Strong Woman Do Bong-soon11
Father Is Strange6
Radiant Office2
Liar and His Lover8
Tunnel10
Mystery Queen4
Chicago Typewriter9
Individualist Ji-young3
Suspicious Partner1
Circle23
Fight My Way7
Lookout2
Seven Day Queen25
The Best Hit5
Duel1
Forest of Secrets25
Woman of Dignity2
School 20177
The King Loves7
Rescue Me14
Live Up to Your Name12
Age of Youth 218
Hospital Ship1
Argon4
Temperature of Love4
While You Were Sleeping8
Because This Life Is Our First34
Witch's Court3
20th Century Boy and Girl1
Mad Dog1
Buamdong Revenge Club4
Go Back Spouses4
The Package5
Black4
Two Cops2
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Completed 13 dramas this year:
Tunnel 1
Forest of Secret 4
Live Up to Your Name 4
Go Back Couple 1
Because This is My First Life 2
Mad Dog 1

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Omg, it's already time for the Bean Count?! I still need to finish some dramas like BTLIOF, Witch's Court.... etc. >w<;;;

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Honestly I am more than likely being biased but how did swdbs and circle get more beans that Chicago typewriter? Is it because most of the reviewers watched the other shows and skipped ct? I even dare and say that even though I liked the bromance in goblin I personally preferred CT. I guess my love for Goblin somewhat diminished after I watched the Spanish dubbed and noticed how lacking the dialogue between the main characters was. Honestly the bickering between eun Tak and Kim shin was so childish, and the ending didn't feel complete. I liked circle but after thinking about it it wasn't something to write home about, sure the twists and story were interested and original but I guess my expectations were too high from what I was given.

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Just to clear things up I am not mad with the bean points, everyone has different tastes, I just thought the results would be different so I was surprised.

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I was shocked that there wasn't more love for Chicago Typewriter. That drama, for me, was ALL THE FEELS. Which is why a vast majority of my bean empire was laid in a heart formation right at their door.

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I feel the same way!! I now want to give all my beans to Chicago Typewriter. It has my heart forever.

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BTLIOF definitely deserves the 34 beans! Its a really refreshing show and nothing that I was expecting, given the entire cliche contractual marriage set-up. I love love love the monologues and all the 1001 relatable life lessons. Our characters were all less than perfect. And still, they're perfectly imperfect just the way they are.
Side note though, I didn't think Suspicious Partner will end up with only 1 bean?? And Defendant with only 3 beans? I thought the writings for both, and especially the latter, was pretty great. Acting too.

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Think of it more as a ‘Popularity Contest’ than a reflection of a drama’s quality. These dramas you mentioned are excellent. It’s just that for some reason, the Beanies voting didn’t like them.

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Many of my Go To dramas this year seem to receive only 1 bean, or just a few more.

Pats myself on the back “it’s OK if the dramas I love aren’t that well received on DB, we’re all different”. Here’s a shout out to My Unpopular Favorites

1. Hospital Ship
2. Andante
3. Solomon’s Perjury
4. Lookout
5. Witch’s Court
6.Mad Dog
7. Voice
8. Chief Kim
9. Duel
10. Suspicious Partner

Here’s giving you all some love and Hi Fives.👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾😍😍😍😍😍😍✋🏿✋🏿✋🏿✋🏿✋🏿✋🏿👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

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2017 is my first year of love-watching and I never anticipated the emotional path of dropping so many dramas either because I was at its most benign so bored and at its worst so frustrated at their unrealized potential (I am side-eyeing you Hwarang, Bride of the Water God, and Revolutionary Love.)

The dramas I loved:
Seven Day Queen 🍙🍙🍙🍙 (sheer perfection of everything except history, but that is hardly the show’s fault)
Because This Life Is Our First🍙🍙🍙(each episode tops be last until 15.....)
Age of Youth 2 🍙🍙 (would be 4 w/o the wtf hint of future death)
Forest of Secrets🍙🍙 (who knew a smile can be this sexy!)

Dramas I adored:
The Liar and His Lover🍙
Go Back Spouses🍙
Baumdong Revenge Club🍙
Chicago Typewriter🍙
Tomorrow With You🍙

Dramas I enjoyed:
Father Is Strange
Circle
Strongest Deliveryman
School 2017
Individualist Ji-young
The Package

Looking forward to finish Rebel and The King Loves during the holiday break.

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live-watching*, but I so wish it is the autocorrected love-watching for all dramas😆

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Lol love your side commentary. I dropped a bunch of shows too! Twas the year for that, but man did we get some gems for all our efforts. 💕

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I got 12 beans to bestow (what an honor, yes!), so:

BTLIOF: 🐌🐌🐌
Live Up to Your Name: 🐷🐷🐷
Buamdong Revenge Club: 🐟🐟
Chicago Typewriter: 🐶🐶
Liar and His Lover (I'll always have a soft spot for this drama): 🐤
Goblin: 🎂

That was hard! I wish I had more beans (er, representative emojis) to give!

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Awesome choices of emojis! Love it!

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LOL. I was looking for some familiar names and glad to see you bestowing generous numbers of beans to our little gem of a show that is Live Up To Your Name.

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Because of several drama slumps my bean-count has only ended up with a sad 11:

Chicago Typewriter
Chief Kim
Circle
Doubtful Victory
Lookout
Mad Dog
Man to Man
My Secret Romance
The Best Hit
The Liar and His Lover
Wise Prison Life

I can't decide how many beans to give to each, but TLAHL and Lookout were the most memorable for me out of all those shows, yet weren't great enough to make it to my faves. Wise Prison Life is the first show this year I feel could easily become a top 5, but it's only been a few eps, so who knows. I haven't really found a whole lot of 2017 shows that made me super excited and there were several that I dropped after just one ep.
Suspicious Partner is still waiting for me to finish the last eps, maybe the year end approaching will motivate me to finally get to it lol.

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Uh, so I watched like quite a lot of stuff this year, but as for shows that aired in 2017, my beans only amount to 11. With that in mind, here's how I would distribute my beans.

Circle: 2 beans
Live Up To Your Name: 3 beans
Chief Kim: 3 beans
Avengers Social Club: 3 beans

These 4 dramas completed me. If I had like one extra bean left, I'd like to give it to My Only Love Song. I had a lot of fun watching it! <3

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Rebel is the best sageuk of the year for me yet so under-appreciated compared to other sageuks. Maybe because it wasn't some trendy sageuks so..

Anyway,
I have 30 beans - OK I actually managed to watch a lot this year lol.

So here it goes, don't have bean so here the 🍭

1) Forest of Secrets - 🍭🍭🍭🍭
2) Chicago Typewriter - 🍭🍭🍭🍭
3) Go Back Couple - 🍭🍭🍭
4) Buamdong Revenge Club - 🍭🍭🍭
5) Age of Youth - 🍭🍭🍭
6) Chief Kim - 🍭🍭🍭
7) Woman Of Dignity - 🍭🍭
8) Rebel Thief Who Stole The People - 🍭🍭🍭
9) Father Is Strange 🍭🍭
10) Girls' Generation 1979 🍭🍭
11) Super Family 🍭

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So many dramas i even forgot i watched are popping up in thw comments 😅 i can't edit my list

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Yay for Girls Generation. I would have given it something but I only had 7 beans to begin with.

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I found Rebel really interesting thematically but really clunky structurally. I wish it had had the narrative sophistication to match its no-holds-barred critique neo-Confucian "values". Oddly, I found Seven Days Queen had the opposite problem - it was structurally pretty solid but wasn't saying anything new or compelling.

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I completed 26 dramas this year, and here are my beans distribution:
Because This is My First Life 10
Deserving of the Name 3
Go Back Couple 3
While You Were Sleeping 2
Tunnel 2
The Package 1
Secret Forest 1
Girls Generation 1979 1
Queen For Seven Days 1
Circle 1
Chicago Typewriter 1

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This is our first life is liked more than goblin?! Thats shocking i will check it out but i am sure i wont like it more than goblin 100%

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It might have something to do with the fact that BTiOFL just ended so it's fresh in peoples minds, while Goblin ended almost a year ago.

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It's a totally different kind of show. One has huge built up moments of whimsical fantasy, and the other has intricately woven dialogue that sparkles during the quite moments. I personally would still like BTIOFL more than goblin, if goblin aired yesterday. However Goblin did have a special something and was vastly more popular in Korea and the international market than BTIOFL. So, don't feel like your alone. Lots of people were crazy/ are crazy for goblin.

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I saw both and would still pick goblin over BTLIOF, but it’s a close second. The goblin soundtrack is just too Daebak!

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I have no recollection of how many show that I have but I will give
85% to Seven Day Queen
10 % to Black
5 % to The King Loves

nb: I will add later if I get to count my beans

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Hell yes Because This Life is Our First!

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Well it took me a while but i counted 13 beans for this year, so here i go:

Forest of secrets - 3
Buamdong Revenge Club - 2
Because this life is our first - 2
Black - 2
Chief Kim - 2
Solomon's Perjury - 1
Father is strange - 1

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I just realized that some dramas released this year didn’t even make the cut like Revolutionary Love and The Bride of the Water God lol. I didn’t particularly like either of those dramas, but my love Gong Myung, shone in both of them.

Here’s a shout out to my beloved Popular Dramas in no particular order:

1. Circle
2. Because It’s My First Life
3. Father Is Strange
4. Goblin
5. Forest of Secrets
6. Go Back Spouses
7. The king Loves
8. Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
👍🏾👏🏾✋🏿

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I totally fell in love with Gong Myung after watching Bride of the Water God and Revolutionary Love. I hope he'll be the first lead in a good project next time!

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Where is whisper? The drama with Lee sang yoon and Lee bo Young?

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I am here to show my love and support for "LIVE UP TO YOUR NAME". Such an underrated gem of a show. Brilliant and perfection till the very last second. Definitely my drama of the year.

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Why so little love for Buamdong Revenge Social Club? It was amazing and more people need to watch it. It was quite popular in Korea so I was surprised it wasn't mentioned much internationally (even though the hardworking oppas and unnies subbed it!)

I was surprised Solomon's Perjury ended in late January. Well, there's another drama to add to my year end recap.

Also, need to finish Seven Day Queen. 25 beans is a lot! But this drama is really much too emotional. I can only watch one or two episodes a week (if I'm lucky) so I don't get too depressed. I want to finish it before Christmas though. Definitely.

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I think the lack of official streaming services meant many people passed on Buamdong Revenge Club. It can be a hassle to go through "illegal" sites.

It is definitely on my list of shows to watch, though!

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So I completed 4 dramas this year, which means 4 beans. I dropped so many and still stalling on the recent ones. So I am giving:
Live Up To Your Name - 3 beans. Accordingly I want to give all to this show but...
Hwarang - 1 bean for introducing me to LoveShik.

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I'd just finished updating my own year-to-date tally so I'm ready to play! Mine are in order of viewing, not preference, but you can see which ones captured my fancy!

1 - This Week My Wife Had An Affair
2 - Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo ❤️
1 - Madame Antoine
1 - Legend of the Blue Sea
1 - Spark
3 - Dokkaebi (Goblin) ❤️❤️
1 - 1% of Something
-1 - White Nights
2 - Chief Kim ❤️
1 - Strong Woman Do Bong-soon
-1 - Shopping King Louis 😴
1 - Perfect Wife
2 - Radiant Office ❤️
1 - Father, I'll Take Care of You
-1 - K-Pop Extreme Survival
1 - Queen of Mystery (Mystery Queen)
3 - Chicago Typewriter ❤️❤️
2 - Thank You ❤️
1 - My Only Love Song
1 - Bad Guys
1 - Love for Ten: Youth Generation
1 - Momo's Salon
1 - Wednesday 3:30 pm
1 - Man X Man
1 - Lookout
1 - Suspicious Partner (Love in Trouble)
1 - D-Day
1 - Circle: Two Worlds Connected
1 - God's Quiz (Season 1)
5 - Stranger (Secret Forest) ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
1 - Father Is Strange
1 - The [email protected] KR
2 - Strongest Deliveryman ❤️
4 - Ssam My Way (Fight My Way) ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
2 - The Package ❤️
1 - Hospital Ship
5 - Because This Is My First Life ❤️ ❤️ ❤️

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And because I forgot to add these up, that's a 51 (so far) for the year!

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My Bean Chart
Total beans : 24

Because This Life Is Our First

Goblin

Forest of Secrets 🌰🌰

Rescue Me 🌰

Live Up to Your Name 🌰🌰

Strong Woman Do Bong-soon 🌰🌰

Tunnel 🌰🌰

While You Were Sleeping 🌰🌰🌰

Fight My Way

The Best Hit 🌰🌰

Black

Mystery Queen 🌰🌰🌰

Defendant 🌰

Voice

Individualist Ji-young

Hwarang

Radiant Office 🌰

Chief Kim 🌰

Two Cops

Tomorrow With You

Rebel

Lookout 🌰🌰

Suspicious Partner 🌰🌰

Duel

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If i can add dramas i watched other than these:

Whisper

Queen of the ring

7 days 7 kisses

Legend of the blue sea

And that's all. I loved all the dramas that aired during thw summer-time ! I'm in a slumo right now because i pick a drama and drop it and repeat 😓 so i'm just re-watching old dramas like "I can hear your voice" and "Pinocchio"

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I have 11beans altogether and since I am a very nice person, my sharing goes thus :because this is our first life:🌹🌹🌹🌹
While you were sleeping :🌹🌹🌹
Liar and his lover :🌹🌹🌹
Radiant office 🌹

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7 beans from me goes to
Hospital ship
Strong woman Do bong soon
Whisper
Tomorrow with you
Fight my way
Saimdang, Light's diary
Go back couple

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I didn't realize individualist ji young gets a bean too! Yay! I have 13 beans then.!

Go back spouses - 🍬🍬🍬🍬
Seven day queen - 🍬🍬🍬
Forest of secrets -🍬🍬
Because this life is our first - 🍬🍬
Tomorrow with you - 🍬🍬

This is totally based on how much emotional impact these drama had on me.

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I had around 36 beans last year but this year I have so few comparatively! Drama slump hit hard! Now if only I could add my variety show list! That would take the number way too high! But I am gonna add shows I dropped or will finish by the end of the year to up my bean count :P

Watched and finished:
1) Goblin
2) Solomon's Perjury
3) Go Back Spouses
4) Missing 9
5) Defendant
6) Chief Kim
7) Strong Woman Do Bong-soon
8) Liar and His Lover
9) School 2017
10) Individualist Ji-young
11) Suspicious Partner
12) Circle
13) Age of Youth 2 (the last 2 episodes are still left bt I know the story)
14) Lookout
15) While You Were Sleeping
16) Chicago Typewriter

Dropped/ on hold:
17) Hwarang
18) Live Up to Your Name
19) The Best Hit
20) Fight My Way

Watching:
21) Smart Prison Living
22) Because This Life Is Our First

And my bean count-
Liar and His Lover 💓💓💓💓💓💓
Go Back Spouses 💓💓💓💓💓
Chief Kim 💓💓
Suspicious Partner💓
Age of Youth 2 💓
Lookout 💓
While You Were Sleeping 💓
School 2017 💓
Smart Prison Living 💓💓
Because This Life Is Our First 💓
Solomon's Perjury 💓

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Now that I have seen beanies' bean distribution, I feel kinda sad for TLAHL- it was such a feel good show and such a huge Db phenomenon but I don't see that love reflected much here.. Where are all the Liar beanies?

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SAME! Where are all of them hiding!! There's at least 70 of them! *maybe they're asleep*

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Some of them came out.. I guess time zones were partly the reason!
*wondering if you will get a notification for this reply now*

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I know.. they came out to upvote. haha
ALSO I DID GET THE NOTIF
But I'm still getting like notifs... *help*

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I have not seen TLAHL but I remember how popular it was here during its run. I actually expected it to get tons of beans and get first place.

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One of the drama's recappers festerfaster wasnt counted. It would probably had several more beans if she was participating.

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Oh yes, just noticed! Why is @festerfaster not here?? She would have definitely given it at least 6 beans like @sailorjumun did!

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I guessed that BTLIOF would win cuz it's so fresh in everyone's memory but expected a comparatively better showing for TLAHL, specially in the beanie comments..

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Yay for GBS! ❤️

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It deserved it! The only show that managed to hold my attention fully after TLAHL this year 💓

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A light year for me, because Real Life. But since I figured "Goblin" would stack the deck, I give all of my 10 Beans to "Suspicious Partner," since no one else seems to show it the love it so rightfully deserves.

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According to the list I watched 23 dramas. This is how I would distribute my beans:

Rescue Me 6
Goblin 6
Because This Life is Our First 5
Chief Kim 2
Voice 1
Circle 1
Fight My Way 1
Lookout 1
Seven Day Queen 1

I certainly have my 3 favorite dramas for the year :D But then there were others I definitely enjoyed, giving them 1 bean doesn't mean I didn't like them. I loved every drama I gave a bean to but Goblin, Rescue Me and Because This Life Is My First deserves all my love.

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I will never understand the love for Goblin. That story is legitimately creepy as hell. The girl's in high school. No amount of fantasy can get me over that ick factor, and they could've avoided it by aging her up to her early 20s.

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In order of enjoyment:

1. My Golden Life - 6
2. Tunnel - 4
3. Forest of Secrets - 3
4. Live Up To Your Name - 3
5. Radiant Office - 2
6. Circle - 1
7. 20th Century Boy and Girl - 1
8. Because This Life Is Our First - 1
9. The Package - 1
10. Defendant - 1
11. The Best Hit
12. Duel
13. Voice
14. Strong Woman Do Bong-soon
15. While You Were Sleeping
16. Whisper
17. Suspicious Partner
18. Fight For My Way
19. Falsify
20. Introverted Boss
21. Reunited Worlds
22. My Secret Romance
23. Bride of the Water God

I enjoyed all of 1-19 to varying degrees with 1-8 being my favorites this year. 20 and 21 were disappointing, and 22 and 23 were pure garbage.

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Seventeen beans!

Forest of Secrets - 3 beans - Just about flawless.

Mystery Queen - 3 beans - I am crazy about this pair and all their friends, and can't wait to see them again. Hope Mystery Queen 2 will be as good.

Because This Is My First Life - 3 beans. Unique, sweet, and unpredictable, but lost its place at the top of my list with the last two episodes.

While You Were Sleeping - 3 beans. Also flawed, but beautifully filmed and fun to watch.

Goblin - 3 beans - For the bromance between Goblin and Reaper, and the beautiful views of Quebec City.

Suspicious Partner - 1 bean. Not as good as Healer by a long shot, but the team was lovable.

Honorable mention, sharing the last bean: the crew from Strongest Deliveryman, the uneven but addictive My Golden Life, the romance from Do Bong Soon, Grandpa and the time-traveling doctors from Deserving of the Name.

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Hahahaha #BTIOFL #SDQ #Goblin

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Oh my gaaaaahhh 😱😱😱 It’s time of the year already??? Time really flies at Superman speed when we’re having fun! I’m so happy BTLIOF got most number of beans! I’m giving that show half of whatever beans I have 😍❤️

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Hi hi! 👋👋
Will you be joining the bean count fun?

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Uh uh.. I only have 7 beans hahaha... which ones should I give them to and how much for each? hmmm

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i am so shocked 😮 defendant and duel’s score is really low, for shows that did pretty well in korea

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I watched more dramas this year than I have in previous years. Sucks though that some, I got close to finishing but didn't. Out of those, I intend on finishing up Goblin and Argon. Too bad, because I wish I could give more beans to Forest of Secrets. I completed 7.

Chicago Typewriter **
Circle ᄉ
7-Day Queen *
Fight My Way
The Best Hit
Forest of Secrets ***
Because This Life is Our First ᄉ

I'm cheating because I felt cheated by the endings. BTLIOF and Circle can share half of a bean.

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How do I play? I will put a lot of my beans on Because This Life is My First. Then Suspicious Partner and Strong Woman.

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I thought this said "Bean COURT" hahaha and I was like 'ahhh yes, we are the Bean Court, illustrious courtiers of our Queens Javabeans and Girlfriday' ...
pfffffffffff
Or are the rest of the staff the courtiers and we're just the common subjects, I don't know...
*the things my brain does in the morning*

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I recently finished this beautiful drama 'Because its my first life'. And it deserves all the praise its getting.

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Why isn't Manhole on there? And Two Cops just began, only 2 hours of it broadcast so far. This makes no sense.

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They would only list ones that got beans but you can give beans to any that fit the criteria on top so Manhole would be applicable if you wish to give any to that show.

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if Two Cops is listed, then Nothing to Lose and Wise Prison Life should be also?

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I posted the actual list of shows we based it on (it's the 3rd comment on this post). The chart doesn't include shows that got 0 beans, because there are a lot.

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Ok. I've 12 beans. Let us see how to divvy those puppies up.
Chicago Typewriter.....8 beans (I'd give you more if I could...I mean, I could but I have to support Fight My Way and The Package as well. In my heart---all three of these dramas get ALL THE BEANS. Especially that poor little unloved The Package. So underrated.)
Fight My Way.........2 beans
The Package.........2 beans

It feels like I watched way more than 12 dramas this year (all of those rewatches, man) but these three were by far and away my favorites of the year. Although seeing all of those beans under Secret Forest makes me want to give that one another go---I saw earlier that the first couple are slow, but once you make it through there its great.

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I SUFFERED THROUGH THE TRASH THAT WAS MY SECRET ROMANCE!!! 13 BEANS!!! So....

8 Beans to Chicago Typewriter
3 Beans to Fight My Way
2 Beans to The Package.

What other garbage bag dramas did I watch this year? Gimme more BEANS. I could watch the last two eps of Strongest Delivery Man and give that bean to The Package. Or Chicago Typewriter....

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I completed five dramas (and yikes! dropped 13) this year. Of the dramas I completed Because This Life is Our First is tops for me, but I'm going to give my beans to Defendant and Father is Strange because they aren't getting as much love but gave me a lot of entertainment.

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78 dramas, movies, specials this year. This does not include about a half dozen older dramas I caught up on (desperately and hopelessly trying to reduce my MDL list of old dramas). And this year I dropped (as in after my required 5 Try It You Might Like It Episodes--Eventually) about a dozen or more, more than I have ever dropped before I think. I find it very hard to drop a drama once started)

Subtract 16 movies and specials. Subtract 13 that I started skipping or ff'ing halfway or more through when they lost steam or I lost interest. Only 59 that I managed to get through, and several of them were a struggle.

So I will be selfish and vindictive out of spite for all my wasted time and the poor efforts of writers and directors and actors (tho that is less often) and award my beanies to only those that filled my heart and mind with joy and sorrow.

Goblin 7
Avengers Social Club 7
Woman of Dignity 7
Stranger/Secret Forest 7
Because This Is My First Life 7

Age of Youth II 2
Whisper 2
Argon 3
Circle 2
Strong Woman 3
Tunnel 3
Duel 3
Girl's Generation 1979 3
Guardians 3

All of these were my 9, 9.5, 10s for the year. For one reason or another...they hit me in that sweet spot.

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I dropped and just got to busy to continue some.I only had 7 to give, but I wish could give infinitely more to these shows.

Because this was our first life: ❤️❤️
Circle:❤️❤️
Go back spouses: ❤️
Forest of Secrets: ❤️❤️

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the list that @mary posted turned out to be really useful in highlighting how little I actually watch... which made me a little sad, but at the same time, I've been lucky in that I've mostly only spent time on the REALLY good ones. lol

Goblin
Chief Kim
Tomorrow With You
Strong Woman Do Bong-soon
Perfect Wife
Tunnel
Suspicious Partner
Fight My Way
Lookout
Forest of Secrets
Rescue Me
Age of Youth 2
Because This Life Is Our First
Mad Dog

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14 beans in total!

So, based on:
- How many times I rewatched each episode, with my heart either bleeding or soaring,
- How much I typed in the comment section on DramaBeans
- How much I prayed for the weekend to be done with so that my fav weekDAY show would come on

Goblin - 3
Strong Woman Do Bong-soon - 3
Forest of Secrets - 4
BTIOFL - 4

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I guess I'm out of the loop, lol! How does this game work, fellow Beanies? Thanks!

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You count all the 2017 kdramas*** you finished in its entirety (no skipping episodes!)
Each show you finished counts as one bean. Then take all your beans and redistribute/award them to the shows you watched. It's up to you if you'll take a bean from some show and give it to others.

***We say 2017 shows but it actually includes the late 2016 shows that didn't make it to last year's count like Goblin

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Thanks, @mary!

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It's been a not so funny Real Life for me. I avoided, fast-forwarded and dumped a lot. I only get 11 beans thanks to some feel good dramas.
<3 Strong Woman Do Bong-soon -2 beans. They were so cute!
<3 While You Were Sleeping - 2 beans. They were cute too!
<3 Father is strange. - 2 beans. Not that good maybe , but made me feel really happy.
@):- Suspicious partners - 1 bean. Not healer good, but nice.
:-/ School 2017. Just couldn't remember it
@):- Because this life is our first - 1 bean. Good, but not that feel good. Only watch it once.
:-) Witch 's court
<3 ::Buamdong Revenge Club -3 beans. Because I watched it once raw, and at least twice subbed.
Solomon’s Perjury
:$ Queen of the ring ( should I renounced a precious bean and pretend I did not watch it?)
:-? My Secret Romance ( can't believe I finished it, it was sooo bad! Could it be a sign of depression ?)

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I only finished 10 shows in its entirety (but more than I thought!)... and many more that I dropped - these are the 10 -

live up to your name
because this life is our first
go back spouses
strong woman
liar and his lover
chicago typewriter
7 day queen
tomorrow with you
tunnel
fight my way

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With only 10 beans I'd give it to my top 5:

Go Back Spouses - 3 beans
Chicago Typewriter - 3 beans
Because This is My First Life - 2 beans
Tunnel - 1 bean
Fight My Way - 1 bean

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I have 22 beans and 16 of them go to BTIMFL. One bean for each episode.
- Because this Is My First life 16 x ❤️
- Forest of Secrets ❤️
- Chicago Typewriter ❤️
- Chief Kim
- My father is Strange
- Age of Youth 2
- Go back couple
- Rebel ❤️
- Queen for Seven Days ❤️
- The king Loves
- Defendant
- Woman of Dignity ❤️
- The best Hit
- Goblin
- Strong Woman Do Bong Soong
- Rescue Me ❤️
- Fight My way
- Witch’s Court
- 20th Century Boy and Girl
- While you were sleeping
- Hwarang
- Tomorrow with you

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Goblin:*
Chicago Typewriter: ****
Because This Life Is Our First:***
Strongest Deliveryman:**

I wish I had more beans...

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After reading other beanies' comments I realized I forgot about My Secret Romance, so I'll give one more * to Goblin.

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I also forgot about My Only Love Song... I wish I could edit my post :( Anyways, I'll give the last * to Chicago Typewriter because it was just that good. Hopefully I don't discover that I missed a show again...

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