Beanie level: Noble idiot

So, seeing as I would be doing so much this Halloween (Staying inside my house, not having anyone over, and everyone gone), I decided to dress up as our favorite 90’s time slip idol with the best fashion sense ever.

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    This was a great decision you made for your life and I applaud you.

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Yes Miss Cashier Ma\’am, this box of chocolates is totally for the kids that will come to my house… that is in the middle of nowhere…

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This is my 500th comment.

So, I have no idea what to do.

Um…

Here is a fact you do(n’t) need to know!

Aardvarks are solitary animals and only come together to mate. So it’s like me! Only… instead of “mate” it’s “Fangirl over things no one in my area cares about”.

(I’m so lonely)

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    Apparently this is NOT my 500th comment and I just can’t read (or my computer was being sketchy, which is to be expected), so now, if you do not mind, I am going to go dig a whole and die in my own embarrassment.

    But like, I’m only 10 off.

    But still.

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      No no….it’s okay. Thanks to you, I learn what’s an aardvark.

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        For more Facts that you do(n’t) need to know, refer to my profile.

        Or google.

        But like, shameless self promotion.

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Bagged milk is mankind\’s greatest invention, and I will fight with whomever does not agree.

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    Challenge Accepted: Bagged milk is insane. I lived in Canada for four years and am still baffled by it. (I get that it’s better packaging for the environment but still, no.) If you cut the hole to big, it’s a problem, too small it’s annoying. If you have drunk housemates who are animals and rip it, you just get a mess.

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      Just… nip the tip. If its to small, make it bigger, I find it easy, but maybe that’s just because I was raised with it? But like, it’s better tasting then the stuff sold in the carton (Personal opinion), and if you are an avid milk drinker, having it in the separate bags keeps it from going bad as quickly as if you got a huge plastic jug of it.

      As for cutting, apparently there are these little gadget sharp things that are designed specifically for opening the bag. I’m not sure how well they work, as I have only ever used scissors.

      Also, your housemates are monsters. The worst that has happened (for milk) was fainting and waking up in puddle of it. But ripping it???? Horror

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        I’m like, 98% sure my housemate once used her teeth to rip open a bag. I didn’t witness it, but the evidence was there. Also she was a psychopath and totally disgusting, which like, I have a really high threshold for grossness so that’s saying something. I’m so glad I never have to see her again. (This is me being really nice about her, by the way.)

        We totally had one of those little gadgets and kept losing it even though it HAD a magnet so it’d be stuck to the fridge, but…honestly there was no explanation.

        To be fair, I can’t speak to taste because I’ve never liked milk on its own. I only really keep it around now for tea or cereal. But I still think bagged milk is madness.

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          I wouldn’t say it is madness as it is the more popular milk drinking method is using the bags. But then again, Canadians can be a bit crazy so take of that what you will.

          Bagged water on the other hand….
          Now that is madness

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            No, what is madness is Boxed Water which I see at Freshii and few other lunch places and which just makes me go WHYYYYYYYYY? I know us Americans are silly in many ways, but this is just beyond dumb. (I also just generally think that bottled water is a waste, but I also carry a reusable bottle most of the time.)

            (Here’s a link to the thing of which I speak: https://boxedwaterisbetter.com)

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            Boxed water????
            Great, that won’t taste like cardboard at all. (Freshii?? Restaurant chain?)

            And as someone who constantly forgets their water bottles, plastic water bottles – although occasionally annoying- can save someone like me who easily gets dehydrated.

            Plus my boss gave me a water bottle that is is like 3Ls for free, so I am contractually obliged to argue on their behalf.

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            Freshii is a salad/wrap “healthy” chain – I’ve def seen it in Toronto, though I don’t know about the rest of Canada. Pretty good bowls, though. But yeah, boxed water. It’s a thing.

            I get buying water when you need to, but it just feels so wasteful too. But I also get dehydrated easily so I need water all the time. I have a giant bottle on my desk at home 24/7, plus one in the fridge and a smaller one at work that gets refilled like three times a day, so I’m usually overprepared.

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      As a New Zealander, who has been to Canada, and who has been spoilt with grass fed milk her entire life (yay for one of the best dairy industries in the world), sold in 3L plastic bottles that are recyclable, and that I could easily drink one of in a week by herself… I have to say, I’m still with the Bottled side on this one.

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        I don’t know much about the taste different between plastic and the bags (I do, however, find the cardboard carton taste to be… different), but wouldn’t it go bad quicker? Cause it is getting more exposed, and for those who don’t easily go through a jug a week, I think it would get spoiled faster.

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          But then again I am a wee lil’ lass who just may not know any better and is possibly (extremely) biased towards this really really odd contraption that makes you wonder just how someone could have thought this up.

          Also they’re great for throwing at people. Not that I would have ever done that because violence is never the way to go.

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          I don’t really see how it’d spoil quicker in a bag vs. a bottle. Since it’s UV light and exposure to heat that makes it go off. If you left it in the sun- bag or bottle, I think it’d spoil either way. As long as you put it back in the fridge you’re fine. Also you can buy smaller bottles here if you’re not a big milk drinker, and non-transparent bottles if one thinks that helps…
          Although now I sort of want to conduct one of those high school science experiments to find out haha.

          Hahahahaha and now I also want to see a slow mo vid of someone getting hit with a face full of bagged milk… thanks… -.-

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    I had to look it up to find out what bagged milk is, I’ve never heard of it before!

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      It’s a Canadian thing. You can buy the bags in a bag that gives you three bags, and you put it in this jug thing that has its top lobbed off, then you take some sharp appliance and nip off the tip, and voila, the milk flows out. It’s great if you have a huge love for milk and drink a lot of it.

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    Greatest Invention indeed! I love it that way.

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Current State of Being: Jim Carrey having an emotional breakdown GIF. It doesn’t matter which one. They are all me. Send help.

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    I’m just going to pretend the GIFs loaded properly and everything turned out fine.

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    *readies several Oppas to (mentally) throw your way*
    Is everything okay?

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    Don’t know what happened, but I hope you feel better soon and that tomorrow is a better day. 🙂

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Look at what I found at my local basic grocery store. Hmmm… I wonder why it seems familiar?

(Also, it appears the beanies aren’t the only ones who are in love with it, this box was the last one on the shelf. THE POWER OF THE DRAMA GODS!)

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    I saw them this weekend at one of my local stores also! I didn’t make a purchase though.

    Enjoy the frozen treats!

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    I was gonna buy one today as well but it’s starting to get too cold for icecream where I live 😭

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      As a Canadian I couldn’t agree more, but I’m also slightly insane, so on with the frozen treats!

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    The packaging is attractive too. They definitely seem to be a global sensation! Enjoy. 🙂

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    How did I miss this!!! Welcome to the Queendom~~~ !!!

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Dear Subway
You have pretty much established yourself as the gateway into drama land, so please explain me this:

WHY IF YOUR WIFI SO BAD? I JUST WANT TO WATCH ONE EPISODE. SO LOAD. PLEASE.

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Taking a brief break from my internet crisis to give you this news:
My friend is watching the Drama Man to Man right now (It’s her fourth drama) and has recently (two minutes ago) informed me that she has her eye on Park Hae-Jin.
So, To all Park Hae-Jin stans- There is a new person on the block.

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    Them’s fighting words *draws on the gloves*.

    Note: as I am an ahjumma, I think all you youngsters need to respect your elder in this situation. I’m putting together an Oppa harem.

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    Sharing is caring, I don’t wanna fight ><

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    I’m with the “sharing is caring” crowd. After all, there is a pro to this. Since she now has someone who has hooked her in, you now have a drama friend. 😄

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      She’s been a drama friend for a while, unfortunately it is life that gets in the way of her being on the same level as me.

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        ahh Lucky! I don’t know anyone that watches dramas. It gets lonely over here. 😂

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          Just do what I do: Duct tape them down to a chair and force them to watch a series (any one, it doesn’t matter) threaten their existence if they don’t like it. Hide from the cops for a bit. Rinse, repeat.

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    My friend has her eye on him too//also an ahjumma. So, modernflapper has some stiff competition. 😂

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    *Getting the pop corn and watching the fight…waiting for @azzo1 to come*

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      Oh no… I forgot about her….

      Debating if I should hide my friend, or just give her right over. ^^

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      These newbies just don’t understand. …

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        Experience and a few smacks from @azzo1‘s mane of glory will teach them life lol!

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          Yep. They’ll learn their place!

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            *laughing so hard*
            We sound like old bitter bats!

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            I told her that she would have some major competition if went down this path. She didn’t believe me. Said “What’s the worse that could happen.”

            Where we ever so naive?

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            I suppose we were naive…when we were young…I’m just sorry she will lose her innocent, child like mind soon lol!

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          I suppose if @azzo1 isn’t around others will try to move in. It’s human nature after all.

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            Yes, I get the desire to conquer but when then owner comes back…ay caramba! lol

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So. A small peaceful update.
I can no longer watch any videos at my house for the rest of my month due to the internet screwing us over (again).

The list of things I cannot watch includes: YouTube, downloading, podcasts, and pretty much anything that is not solely text based. Oh. And any drama watching.

Don\’t let the lack of cap locks confuse you into thinking that I am okay with this. I am very much NOT okay with this. I still am behind on all of the airing dramas, and was planning on binging variety shows. Now I can\’t.

But it\’s okay.

It\’s totally okay.

I am totally okay with this.

Completely absolutely fine.

Now excuse me while I go smash a block of concrete into pieces.

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    *there there* hwaiting chingu 🙂

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    That is TERRIBLE. But, the dramas will be there when the internet comes back. But, seriously. That’s terrible.

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      Like, I can go to town to watch them, but the WiFi there is terrible (It takes 5 hours to get through a single episode. Oh how I love rural life). But worst part is, THE INTERNET IS RIGHT HERE. It is so easy just to click open a tab and watch it. But I can’t. But I still can. And that is what hurts.

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        That is awful! Your internet is a jerk. Why is that a thing thats happening?

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          I have no idea! I was just informed of it today. They changed they cost per data thing, which just put everything on a standstill.

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            I repeat: your internet is a jerk. Are they the only providers?

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            Pretty much yeah. They’re the only thing that can actually properly run at my place thanks to the wonderful huge thick leafy trees. It wasn’t until a year ago that I even got high speed internet that’s how bad it is here. (I use the term “High Speed” very lightly. It’s more… “Not-at-the-pace-as-a-snail-glued-to-the-floor speed”)

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    that happened to me too, I waited patiently for a week but when I had enough I had to call our internet provider, a little pressuring goes a long way I tell you

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    So sorry to hear you are having to go through this. 😕

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    This is terrible. Do they have usage limits then?

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Ummmm….

UMMMMMMM….

Something you want to tell us Dramabeans…?

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I’m okay.

//AgeOfYouth

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So I was wondering if any of you would be interested in reading a “Better” version of Criminal Minds. Kinda like a rewritten ending to lessen the sting, only for the entire drama. I’m just asking before I put hours of work into writing it…..

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    My god, please please do! I would happily invest my hours reading it! 😊😊

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      “Hours”? 😰 I don’t think I can write that much. I’m not quite sure exactly how I’m going to present it, but the most it will be is 10 pages… And that is at the most!

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        Haha sorry I didn’t mean to worry you 😅 Just got a lil overenthusiastic that’s all. Write according to your heart’s muse. I’ll read anything you write for CM 😊😊

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    yes, please do…

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    Yes please with cherry on top :).

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I supposed you could say that Save Me was a…. cult classic?

(I\’ll see myself out)

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Because I don’t know how to past pictures in comments:
@isa unfortunately hereby best I can find. Also, he is apparently a turtle

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    Ok, after looking at its shell and its legs and its toes it looks like either a Russian Tortoise or an African Spur Thigh. The internet is like super stingy with its tortoise identification. Like. Chill out internet. Its ok to share.

    African Spur Thing description
    Description: They are the largest African Tortoise. Broad, flat carapace. They have thick skin to hold water. Growth rings are obvious. Adult males have reverted marginal scales in the front. They have spurs (like claws) on the legs. Males are a little bigger as adults. Females have a slightly flatter carapace and males have slightly concave plastrons.

    Russian Description
    The Russian tortoise is a small tortoise species, with a size range of 13–25 cm (5–10 in). Females grow slightly larger (15–25 cm [6–10 in]) to accommodate more eggs. Males average 13–20 cm (5–8 in).

    They are herbivores and feed on weeds and wild flowers.

    Russian tortoises are sexually dimorphic. Males tend to have longer tails generally tucked to the side, and longer claws; females have a short, fat tail, with shorter claws than the males. The male has a slit-shaped vent (cloaca) near the tip of its tail; the female has an asterisk-shaped vent (cloaca). Russian tortoises have four toes. Coloration varies, but the shell is usually a ruddy brown or black, fading to yellow between the scutes, and the body is straw-yellow and brown depending on the subspecies.

    The male Russian tortoise courts a female through head bobbing, circling, and biting her forelegs. When she submits, he mounts her from behind, making high-pitched squeaking noises during mating.[6]

    In captivity[edit]

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      Ah yes, thank you for the mating details. One of the most essential pieces of information to be knows.

      (Legit tho, thank you!)

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        It has to do with the shape of their shells, yo! Vital information for how they do the get down move around. Umm…get it Chen Mo

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Could someone lend this Aardvark a hand and help identify this breed if tortoise? Unfortunately my knowledge of reptiles isn’t as grand as my knowledge of random African wildlife…. (Although I do know a bit, just not a lot)

And any other facts you might have about then would be appreciated too.

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    Are there any other pictures? Specifically of the top and the bottom of the shell?

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      Maybe? It’s from a Drama called Love me if you dare, so I’m not sure if there are any exact pictures….

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        Ah. Ok. Lets see what we can see.

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          I posted a couple of pictures, but it’s pretty much the same thing. I scrolled through the images, but I personally couldn’t see anything other then the same angles.

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Watching the entire drama was worth it just to see her smile at the end.

//Save Me

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Helllooo Beanies, Happy (Oh my gosh it’s) Saturday (WHERE HAS THE WEEK GONE!)!

Seeing as it has been [31]days since our last burst of useless knowledge:
Here are some facts about Aardvarks you do(n’t) need to know!

So do remember from a previous post, how aardvarks are basically badassess and they got awesomely strong claws and front legs(?) that are good for attacking and digging holes (It’s okay if you don’t remember, I don’t either.)

Well, basically, Aardvarks have earned the reputation of being the cutest (alright, it’s actually proficient, but they’re cute too) diggers of all African mammals. How crazy awesome are they? Well, they can dig a meter of a tunnel in five minutes!

Plus, once they’ve done their deed and move on, the holes they leave behind provide shelter for at least 17 mammal species and a hidey hole from all the big bads that want to eat them.

What a champ.

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I FINALLY HAVE INTERNET AGAIN!!!
HERE I COME DRAMAS!
(No but seriously, it\’s been two weeks. Wtf WiFi, I thought we were friends?)

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    Welcome back!

    Have fun drama-watching!

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      You know, two weeks doesn’t seem like a lot of time until you realize just how many episodes you are behind o.O Plus Recaps and casting new- it feels like I’ve been gone a year.

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    How’ve you been? I missed your aardvark trivias! 🙂 😀

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      Hehe, don’t worry, soon will be back to our regularly scheduled Aardvark program (It is getting harder to find facts though. Oh well.)
      As for how I have been? Well, It feels like I’ve just come back after being a hermit on a mountain.

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        I’m doing good! 😊 DB was down for awhile and they were testing some new features and we were able to see the test. Some are on thr fan posts. It’s about DB shop! They have Music, DVD, Kbeauty, Drama collectibles, Beanie Loot… It will be fun! I am so excited! 😊

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        That hermit feeling… 😩 Yeah I know. How’s school.btw? Some beanie students lie-lowed while some are still active. Hbu? 😊

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          I (fortunately? Unfortunately?) don’t have any school this year. Only a bunch of part time jobs- I’m practically like a Candy.

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            Find your amnesiac chaebol then! HAHAHAHA.

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            The problem with that is, the second his mother offers me money, Imma take it. I mean, I got post secondary education to worry about, and that is expensive. (Plus, from the knowledge of the trope, once he gets his memory back, he is probably going to be a bit of a dick, and I ain’t into that entire Push-Pull shpeel.)

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    wifi isn’t friends with anyone, yo. Its side eyeing you to hell and back and laughing with its other technology cohorts because you thought so.

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      But… It came back… that has to mean something, right? RIGHT? TELL ME IT AIN’T SO!

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        Its the push pull, man. Drama leads do it ALL THE TIME. They are sweet to you–and then their jerks again. Like the sweet and sour gummy candy commercials. (they don’t like you, aardvark–we do, though! We can’t get you on the internet though)

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        It’s the human/technology interface. You have to pretend you’re not bothered either way!

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    Welcome back!!! Two weeks without internet?!?! That’s insane

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      I have actually gone insane. I now believe that every drama should have an amnesia sideline, the Truck of Doom should be a Major character, and all the male leads should be some incarnation of hell yet still get the girl.
      If that isn’t insanity, I don’t know what is.
      (I don’t actually believe that, please don’t burn me at a stake)

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I will never get over the fact a living person looked at a group of crows and thought to himself:
You know what would be a good name to describe this natural grouping of birds? A murder.

Not related to dramas. It’s just….. interesting.

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    It is interesting. Another interesting one is to call a flock of ravens a “conspiracy” and “unkindness”.

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      My personal favorite is a Parliament of Owls.

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        Think that is the best name. But i am partial to conspiracy. ☺ wonder how they think up the names for the flock.

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    An ambush of tigers is one of my favourites, as well as all of the above mentioned. I love animal plurals. They’re so fascinating.

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      Except for Moose.
      Or Meese.
      That was a subject of many headaches in 2nd grade debates.

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        Hahahaha 1 moose, 2 moose, 1 sheep, 2 sheep…
        What always get’s me is computer mice… mouses? is the plural still mice? Idk.

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The following text an apparent description of me:

(Aardvark) is a hard working individual who approaches every new task with confidence, she is a great addition to the (group) as she helps all of us feel at ease and carries us along with her kind hearted demeanor.

Actually, to be fair, it is a pretty accurate description, y’know, if you just make everything the opposite. They did get one thing right. I mean, yeah it was just my name, but still – it’s nice that haven’t forgotten that bit.

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    That’s a really nice description 🙂

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      It’s very very very very very untrue though.

      Like, tis a wonderful description, the problem though is that it isn’t a description of me.

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        LMAO. Maybe it is you and you never noticed? Or the you that people who don’t know you very well see? I have one of those. Maybe the person who wrote it was trying to fancy you up? (or maybe it is you and you never noticed)

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          I am well known for not being quite of few of these traits in that place (Sarcastic, Mood Killer, Constantly Second Guessing). I actually think I might have made this person cry (on accident. I’m not that bad of a person) I asked if they got the name mixed up, but nope.

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            I have been called all of those things!
            Maybe they forgot the sarcasm font?

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