Beanie level: Errand boy

Why is he like this! 😂😂 #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

Gu Yanzhen, I haven’t been productive with my plan to get through most of the episodes tonight because of you. You just won’t let me move on. I mean, like, what is this again? 😂😂

But I’m not complaining. And why does Xiang Xiang not like you? 😭💔 You’re adorably annoying af.

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    That last GIF 😍 Why. Not. Just. Make. Out. Right. Then. And. There?? *tries to force their heads together*

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      And Yanzhen will be forever in your debt for your forced kiss effort 😂😂😂

      Nobody from the military even finds this scene weird. It’s just one of those days for them. They know Gu Yanzhen so well and his quirks.

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        They fight and argue with each other so often so I guess everyone else thinks it’s one of his “tactics” to spite/ rile up Xiang Xiang😂😂😂

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          🤣🤣🤣 And he wonders why she doesn’t love him!!!

          I know I gush over Yanzhen so much, but I love Xiang Xiang too. She’s not fazed by anything, and she is one capable cadet! She strives hard to be on equal footing with these guys. No wonder Yanzhen is head over heals.

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            I would be too! She has one goal in mind and no man’s going to stop her from it. But I would make an exception for Yanzhen if I were in her shoes… *fans self*😍

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    On ep 8 ….that took a dark turn. Ok Shen Junshan.🔥

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      Yay Beverly! You are watching😍 not sure where you are currently watching this, but Viki just started putting this up on their page! I’m glad to know I can rewatch and see their faces better on my laptop now.

      Anyways are you referring to Junshan’s crime? These kids are very patriotic. I was uncomfortable at first as this isn’t my kind of genre (romcom all the way!), but now I’m with them! Their passion to get their own country and freedom back is very gripping.

      Anyways here are some spazzing we’ve doing on chasingbears’s page up until ep 8! If you would like to join 😬😬http://www.dramabeans.com/members/chasingbears/activity/907090/

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    I think it’s because he is annoying af that she is able to resist him 🤣 he just needs to keep annoying her until she can’t forget him.

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      On episode 32 now. 🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈 I wanna hide somewhere for Xiang Xiang. LOL. I finally got to the smooches scenes 🤣🤣🤣🤣 The “Happy Birthday” scene was the best. Gu Yanzhen indeed does everything on a grand scale.

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        Ep. 32 was gold 😍 and yes I loved his “Happy Birthday! You know what I mean!” Confession. He is going to give her away with his outrageous flirting lol

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          What a manchild this person I’m drooling over! 🤣🤣🤣 But at that same time, what a reliable and supporting comrade and friend when needed to ❤️ It’s in his nature, really. He goes out his way to help, (Huang Song and how he trapped himself in his mess 😢) will use all means, even drop his influential name to help.

          How to stop myself from loving him too much…..

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Throwback to that first time I fell for Lee Do Hwa Jung Gun Joo. He starred in one of my favourite web dramas, #W.H.Y, which I wrote about here http://www.dramabeans.com/2019/04/short-but-sweet-a-web-drama-appreciation-post/

Anyways, here is W.H.Y’s OST. It’s so catchy and is one of my favourites too! He’s a beautiful man. #ExtraordinaryYou

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Fourth Lead Syndrome coming through! #ExtraordinaryYou

Writer-nim is legit creating a harem for uri extra girl…..

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    The unnoticed crush of an extra… so sad.

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      He totally came out of nowhere! 😂 What’s up with that. The extras here are ridiculously good looking. If there’s one thing the writer is doing right, it’s creating hottie babes. 👍🏼

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        I have a theory but it’s probably crazy… they did warn us the genre could change any second right? And to not expect answers? So we can make up our own. 🤪

        So, here goes: I’m starting to think Junior is Haru’s recycled character from another manhwa. Both are nameless extras. Haru has the same quiet style, same wistful protectiveness towards Kyung, and interestingly, Junior appeared randomly at Nam Joo’s party standing in what seemed like the same spot as Haru, looking equally stricken at his hyung’s announcement. So I’m suggesting Haru and Kyung are half bros.
        🤣

        (I told you it was a crazy theory).

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          WishfulToki, as Fairy disclaimed at the beginning of the show, everything is possible in the manhwa world, so your theory may not be too far off! 😆😆 and we welcome all sorts of them!

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    He didn’t! He asked about EDO first thing at the dinner she missed….! & that’s why I called it at ep 4.

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      Wow, is like you’ve acquired Tanya’s mind-reading powers!

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        Hehe! Just observant…. Plus this drama has been predictable for the most part.

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My heart, be still. #ExtraordinaryYou

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HAHAHAHHA #ExtraordinaryYou

Are we sure that the writer isn’t Yoko Kamio????? Cuz this is awfully familiar….

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    I may have heard this line about 6 times in my lifetime…….. in several languages no less

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    So petty Nam Joo! 🤣
    On the flip side, A3 doesn’t seem to matter to Kyung and Do Hwa is not really friends with them either. It’s only important for Nam Joo and the manhwa writer.

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      😂😂 damn writer! So tropey! I hate. 😭

      I agree, their A3 friendship seem very superficial. I’m glad Do Hwa has found true friendship with Dan Oh and Haru….

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    A3 minus Angel 1 is going to be Asshole 2 🤣

    YES DOHWA IS NOW FREE FROM THE ASSHOLES! He can finally hang out with Danoh and Haru freely 🤣

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      This A2 group is going to be toxic. But I guess they can keep yelling at each other and no bb will be hurt

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        They can keep yelling at each other and I would still watch. JUST YELL AT EACH OTHER NOT YELL ON THE GIRLS gdi if you have problems take it out with each other. It’ll be fun to watch.

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The two second male leads fighting out for the ranks. 😂 #ExtraordinaryYou

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    Technically, in case of who’s one of the more “important” characters, Dowhwa 𝑖𝑠 second. Hahah

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      🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Bottom line is they’re not uri main leads 😭 but we love them so it’s totally okay.

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Gu Yanzhen, my boy, is going through a major heartbreak. I`m dying. 😂 #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

At the pub, he’s demanded the server to play the songs he wants to listen to right now…. Here are the song titles…

😂😂😂

🤣🤣🤣

Somebody, please play him these songs!

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    Gu Yanzhen is so confused… Why Xiang Xiang?

    If Xiang Xiang doesn’t want you, I`ll talk you with open arms! 🤗🤗

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    I really need to start this <3 , thx for posting about it 🙂

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      It’s hilarious! The male lead is so funny and adorable. I honestly want to screencap and gif every scene. I’m all for guys who fall in love first. And he’s fallen hard.

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        That’s my catnip! I guess I’ll have to start watching this soon.

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          He is everything, chasingbears! Male lead is such a scene stealer. He’s just so smitten, I don’t know what to do with his broken heart 😂 I want to send him some love and sympathize with him, but he leaves me in stitches. 🤣🤣

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    I never watch Chinese dramas, not even the Untamed spam could convince me but this.. this I want to watch!

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      I’m not a fan of period dramas, but I’m watching this and I like their costumes!

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        Their styles are amazing. I love them all 😍

        I’m not a fan of this time period but I still love this drama.

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      yay Azzo’s going to watch C-drama yoo-hoo 🙂 !

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I am sad that they cut this scene! I was so shocked to have seen this in Yanzhen’s flashback! Why, show, why! 😭 #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

I have made a gif, so I can watch this on loop now. I love all moments they have together, like this.

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This entire exchange is so funny. I wish gifs and screencap could capture how hilarious this is. #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

This girl is suspecting that the girlfriends are lovers and she asked male lead what he thinks about it. Since he’s in the joke, he says “I don’t know. I don’t see it” 😂 He’s in the background and all I see are his reactions and how much he’s getting a kick out of this. Here’s one of them.

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    I thought Viki had it are you watching on YouTube or an unnamed site?

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      Viki doesn’t have this! The horror! I am watching it from an app. Download iQiyi and they have a whole bunch of C-Dramas subbed in English for free! I can only watch this from my phone as iQiYi isn’t available on desktop.

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        Thanks I’ll look into the app. It looks like it is on their YouTube Channel too.

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        I so wish iQiyi had an app for streaming device like the fire stick as I dont watch on my phone 😥

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    I loved this scene primarily because of the amused faces he makes. This drama is so much fun 🤣

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      Omg yes!!! And when guy friend offered his sister’s house for vacation, suddenly nothing is funny with for anymore 😂😂 I laughed so hard when he said he was coming! I love him so much

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His gazes tho… #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

Siigh.

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    Xu Kai is one of those actors who were born with very expressive eyes and don’t need to do much, if anything at all, to convey or express something

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      His eyebrows alone can tell a whole story!

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        Them eyebrows need a drama of their own 😅😅😂😂😂

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          Beanies, I’m in love with him. He can do nothing and I’d still be 😍😍.

          Anyways he is a natural in this drama. I love that he fell for her first too. And hard. I was laughing so hard at the pub scene when she was trying to lie her way out with her real identity and all he did was smirk 😏 and scoff 🥴

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            And we need more Xu Kai with brushed up hair.

            YT peeps are saying he’s like the Asian Leo de Caprio when he was young…… and I kinda agree…

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            I just saw the pub scene. So funny.

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            @halfmoon took me a while to move on from that scene. I kept replying.

            and he said his preferences in women have changed…. swooooooon. 😖😖😖

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    I need to start this. Those eyebrows. Those costumes.

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      Bev, I’m in love with this series when these two are on my screen. The rest of the plot not so much, very patriotic-ish. But! That’s just me cuz I watch drama for romance. And bummer that that’s not the highlight of the show.

      Anyways here’s the fanmade mv that made me check this series out and I’m sharing with you for motivation! 😬😬 https://youtu.be/3SSneyKcsbk

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        The characters are definitely what makes this drama for me. Even the side characters are great. Very well acted and written characters.

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          I didn’t like Mating before, but episode 8, she’s so funny! I kinda like her camaraderie with Yanzhen! Hopefully she doesn’t fall for him, cuz I like what they are right now.

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            Yanzhen and Manting are my favorite characters. But I also liked her pretty early into the drama.

            And sorry to say you’ll be disappointed. But I still like her and his relationship (she is basically a female version of him).

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            @trinpie ack!!! I knew it! 😭 I honestly cannot blame her. I mean one look and I’ve already fallen for him, hard, so I understand her.

            Yes, I can see what you mean – that she’s the female version of him. Watch me fall for her too later in the series. Right now, female lead is my girl.

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Auuugh he likes her too much…. #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

I like him too much too…

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I really don’t have time for this, as #ExtraordinaryYou is taking up most of my time rewatching and spazzing, but……

Who is this beautiful man and why is making me watch a drama that doesn’t heavily focus on romance?

I haven’t seen that screen cap yet, but I’m posting it now cuz 😍 (credit to whoever screencapped that!)

I’m watching #ArsenalMilitaryAcademy

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    The gif is much better 😀
    Xu Kai

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      Omg!! I cannot wait to watch!! I’m really sloooow watching. I wanted to binge but I get distracted, and I cannot put it on hold for when I have lax time either!

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        Tumblr has gifs of all the best parts, you can spoil yourself there and then watch it in your own tempo, nothing wrong with that.

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    There’s too many beautiful men out there 😜 and not enough time!

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      😪 wish I had all the time for them. I don’t know my priorities! 😣

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    This is what I’m watching right now! I just got to some of the best parts where he is in full on flirt mode and it’s hilarious and the best. Especially since everyone thinks they are gay with how over-the-top he flirts with her, not that he cares what others think.

    It’s not heavily romantic but it’s still really well done. I really like all the characters and it’s very entertaining to watch.

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      Omg!!!!! I was on first half of ep 4 Last night. That episode began with him questioning Her sexuality. Lololololol I love them. I love it when he’s nice to her, happens very rarely so far.

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        He just gets more outrageous as the drama progresses. Much to Xie Xiang’s annoyance. Poor girl 🤣

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    Xu Kai 😘😘😘😘😘 He’s a total heartbreaker in “Story Of Yanxi Palace” and a total puppy in “The Legends”

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I squealed, screamed at this scene #ExtraordinaryYou

We need to have more shadow scenes please! 🙋‍♀️ #TheBattleOfTheExtraMaleLeads

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Do Hwa-yah, are you talking… to ME?! #ExtraordinaryYou

#LovingAllHandsomeMenEqually #WhenExtraFanJumpsShipOntoAnotherBackAndForth #NoLoyalty #ImAHappyExtraCamper

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    I think he is talking to all of us :)) it’s so meta!

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    He’s my 2nd male lead of choice before BK! If Haru x EDH doesn’t sail then I hope Dan Oh x Do Hwa does.

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Besties cringing together be like…. #ExtraordinaryYou

I love every moment they are together! Do Hwa’s mischievous smile here was FTW!

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My new beau… #ExtraordinaryYou

😍😍😍

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It’s finally Wednesday!!!! 🎉

Ready for more extra hijinks! #ExtraordinaryYou

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    I want to tackle the week in the office like she does in the last gif, lol

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      I Got a short week this week due to the Thanksgiving long weekend, so mine “might” zip by just like this!

      But hwaiting, halfmoon! 👊

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    Am going to watch it raw. I don’t care. I need to see my puppies right away.

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      I saw the last bit of ep 6 and first few of ep 7 live 😆 of course real life had to interfere again so on my way to work now 😫

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I’m excited for this friendship! #ExtraordinaryYou

What happens when the week wait is long…… I look stuff up and get overly excited. 😫😫

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    I love the dynamic between Dan-oh and Do-hwa. He is just the typical too-nice second lead male, but in Dan-oh’s world he has that extra sparkle that I really like.

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      When you affiliate yourself with Dan Oh, everything becomes extra! 😛

      In all seriousness, yes I agree with you! I really can’t wait too see their dynamic come to life.

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Creator-nims chose not to show this side of Bae Kyung, but they shared us this still image and I’m sharing as an appreciation post to this tsundere boy… #ExtraordinaryYou

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    Ah. Look at him. The veins!!

    Btw. Have a question. If a character is not self aware they participate in tails but they don’t remember what happened in tails? Is that what happens?
    And they consistently behave like how their character is written even when outside the heads.
    So what happens when a self aware character behaves differently from written script. Do they sense it?

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      Yes correct. If a character is not self aware, they won’t remember what happened in the tails. In episode 2, fairy discussed more of the Secret’s world to Dan Oh – the rules, what heads and tails scenes are (in the drama this is stage and shadow respectively), etc.

      Only self aware characters knows what’s going on in both heads and tails. They do not forget that something had happened in the tails. But they’ll realize again that they’re back performing their roles in the heads because they do something “naturally” – if this makes sense. Naturally in a way, they don’t need to think about what’s gonna happen – their words and actions come out whether they like it or not.

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The extra meet-cute of the extras #UberSlowMoEffect #YetAnotherKangDongWonparody #ButThisParodyIsExtraCute #ExtraordinaryYou

Dan Oh’s fourth boy is extra pretty 😍😍 Thank you creator-nims for the goodies.

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