Beanie level: Rooftop room dweller

I think I feel badly for the boyfriend? It looks like the two of them were in a rut or had reached that poop or get off the pot stage. He was willing to get shuffled off into marriage. He loves her, more or less, he guesses. Their families get along so why not. Not knowing that every second she feels a collar tightening around her throat and is about to gnaw her own head off to get free. I think even if she hadn’t met the pharmacist and gotten all smitten she still wouldn’t have married Gi-Seok I think that’s his name?)

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Are there 4 people singing a different version of the same song for the ost in One Spring Night? To evoke different feelings in their budding relationship?
I thought they were trying to do that with Stand by Your Man but by the time I cottoned on I was deep in the fury. Maybe if I go into this drama trying to figure out the layer the ost is adding it won’t annoy me so much?
Either way, I could watch the ML fall in love all day. He has such a warm, natural way of acting. It almost feels intrusive sometimes.

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Ok, deep breath. I’m starting One Spring Night. The worse thing I recall reading about this is an annoying ost.

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    But the story/plot/characters…. Oh, my heart ♥️❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️❣️

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I’m on ep 33 and watching Han explain his relationship with Nian I’m like…are my subs broken? What language even is this right now? You people are not making a single lick of sense.

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    Which part??

    The part where he took her home and was talking to her parents with his faked and made-up story??

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      Yes! It all made sense again when he told her it was a bundle of lies. I was a little disappointed with his mom. I thought she’d stick up for him more instead of just beg Nians parents to like him.

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        Meh ~~ His mom, no matter how much she loves him, was written in a way that is still ‘stereotypical step-mom’– trying to make a good impression on behalf and for the sake of her son, but could have used a little bit more tact

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Ok….i think maybe it was worth 30 eps to hear him say he misses her and that he loves the feeling of being with her. Maybe.

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I’m on ep 29. Do these two ever kiss? Or hold hands? They’ve been together for like a year now.

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    Also, I don’t get the editing choices in this show. At the end of one ep Han is lost in thought but instead of telling us what he’s thinking that has made him decide to throw over what the mom said and get Squid back we just hear him repeating her quoting his retirement speech over and over. The next scene has him at the hospital making sure to get in between Squid and the guy at school with a crush on her.
    How did he know she was there? And the next thing I know they are playing ring around the roses in an alley with some weird alien. How did we get here? I wish Squid had made him work for it a bit more, an apology an explanation something.

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      Go Go Squid got hit with some Chinese censorship, so towards the end the editing gets a bit weird.

      Also, highly suggest you read the novel. They are much more handsy in the book.

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    Well, Squid does eat some strawberries at one point.

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Im on ep 21 now and can i just say that i am so, so, SO VERY DONE with bitchy drama mom’s? Little Squids mom needs to sit and spin until her head falls off and she can kiss her own ads. Her lips are constantly puckered in a bitchy mom smirk so she’s already assumed the position.

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    And here she is telling grandpa that they should kind their own business after all of the shit she said to Han? Yes, witch, mind YOUR own business and let the kids be happy. Grr.

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      She is such a judgemental hypocrite I wanted to do violent things, so many regrettable thing…

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    As much as I hate everyone from Team Solo (So toxic that lot) I teared up at Little Mi explaining to All why he’s retiring. That takes a lot of bravery to admit that even though he loves the game he’s just not good enough anymore.
    I even felt bad for Solo. He kept his promise, in a fashion. He became a team captain but he hasn’t let anyone in the way he did his teammates from Team Solo. These guys are all so painfully lonely and sad.

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Life has the strangest dichotomies sometimes….

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    Hi isa. I hope all is well.

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    So, I’m sitting in this gorgeous Florida room (glass/screened in porch) watching the sun set and a buck go galivanting across the most gorgeous garden I’ve ever seen in person. Theres a dog at my feet. I’ve been sitting here for hours. This has become my favorite spot. I have Go Go Squid qued up on my tablet, laundry swishing about downstairs and a book in my lap.
    And I’m calling homeless shelters.
    Ok, so. I accepted a job in OH thinking all of my apartment woes were done only to learn I’m going to have to take it to a lawyer or legal aid. Or pay the two grand. I was commuting 2.5 hours one direction for work and this couple invited me to come and stay with them for as long as I want. Considering I had fallen asleep at the wheel twice doing this commute this seemed like my best option. The couple seem like nice people.
    I am technically homeless.
    When this woman from church was all I know some people who will help you! Give me a call tomorrow and I’ll give you their number I was like sure. I’m not sure what I was expecting but this? This is not it.
    My brain is a little exploded at the mo. Ad much as I’ve joked about being homeless with an exaggerated wink, like oh here is isa, homeless once again

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      It’s a little mind explodey for it to sink in like…this is actually not a joke with a wink and a smile. I’m legit homeless. Like I’m not quite as homeless as other people. I’m not sleeping in my car. My dad would begrudgingly take me in again. But for all intents and purposes I’m like..homeless. for real.

      Yeah…i won’t be at the watches until I’m you know not homeless anymore. ISWAKers/Full Housers do you even expect me to show up these days? I miss more often than I show up. But! My heart is with Mike and his body rolls to the floors and cheerful floor humping dances.

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I’m on ep 17 now and this drama for some reason feels like a commercial for 1. China 2. CTF and 3. Kotex brand pads and tampons
I have no idea what I’m watching. Why I’m watching it. If I like it or hate it.
But damn it all there’s a handhold in the previews and I want to see it.

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    In all honesty, just watch for the OTP and when you get closer to the finale, watch for the OTP and their CTF competitions

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I have just started ep 10 and I am irritated.
Ep 9 ends with Appledog/The Greatest Female Geek in the Land being herded by a gang–a literal group–of men pulling and dragging her away. She’s screaming Han! Save me! NO NO NO at the top of her lungs and crying. He comes and does just that. He saves her. He knocks the ones holding her aside and picks up a weapon as they are clearly out numbered.
And
He’s
In
The
wrong?!
Excuse me. Whaaaaaaaaaaaat? One of her CTF players appears out of nowhere and instead of standing between her and her would be rapists he stands between her and Old Han and they give him a lecture about his violent tendencies?
Maybe they just wanted to talk to me!
Then maybe you shouldn’t have been screaming like your pants were half down and you were being held down like a train was about to come through. Except that’s not what you really thought. You really thought you were in danger and this whole thing is dumb.

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    Seriously can we stop with Old Hans old team because everyone on Team Solo is so problematic. No wonder Old Han doesn’t want to be friends with these douche canoes anymore. Go be friends with Little Squid. Sure she’s a little stalker and wears a lot of make up but she seems to actually like you. Screw those dudes.

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      I had a big issue with this scene too. Some of the plot holes in the story actually gets explained later down the road, but this own never was.

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    GIRL!!!

    That was the most ridiculous thing ever.

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    This drama is terrible for a myriad of reasons, this scene being one of them.

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    I quickly learned as many have to just fastforward Solo flashbacks, and I dont regret it a bit. Han with Tong nian is pretty much what I care about.

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      This is what I’ve started doing. Although I did watch Little Mi meeting her friend. As much as I think that Team Solo is garbage I do like Little Mi. It’s a recent development. He has a really pretty mouth.

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        I first noticed Little Mi because I like his voice. I usually am skip resistant because I always have a niggling feeling I am going to miss something, but in this case it’s a case of self preservation.

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        Yaya and little Mi are definitely one of the bright spots in this show.
        After I responded to your Go Go Squid I read about your living situation and I am so sorry you’re going through so much hardship. Its awesome that you have people helping you but I know you are anxious and ready to be settled. I really admire your ability to look at the good things and retain your sense of humor. “HWAITING”

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    that scene with him getting berated for Saving her was what finally pushed me to skip I mean I dont care about her a bit but now my bloodpressure is through the roof, not worth it.

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Ep 7 is 100% my favorite so far. I love Little Bai coming to the matchmaking dinner: ummmm…. I’m pretty sure she’s dating Old Han? And then sits back and watches the heads explode. Smoooooooth, sir. I want to be friends with him
And I wish I knew how to screenshot with my tablet because the scene where Old Han turns to Nian and (un?)intentionally smolders at her and tells her to just ask for what she wants because he’ll do his best to make sure she gets it while they are dating? Hot DAMN, beanies. My brain immediately traveled to my old mansion in the gutters. I’m going to need you to make out with me. Often. And stuff. Loads and loads of …and stuff.

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On the one hand I like seeing a happy and smiling Old Han. On the other hand if I see one more fricking flashback I’m throwing my tablet across the room. And in the flashbacks where he’s sad or angry? I want to drop completely!
I’ve seen flashes of cuteness and I’ve heard y’all talk about how good this drama is but right now….not so much.

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    This drama ain’t that great, we just watch it for the cuteness, but it’s trying.

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      That is good yo know because everyone was telling me to watch it and it was seriously making me doubt my taste because I am just not seeing it.
      Is it being live translated during a group watch? That makes mediocre dramas seem like they are better than they are and it’s really just beaniemadness.

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        I don’t know that there was a group watch, I don’t believe so. And to clarify, the cuteness isn’t even necessarily between the OTP, but rather individual characters like demo and ima be real, I am just watching for Li Xian and his beautiful hands. Others like his characterization of Han Shang Yan but I can’t tell if it’s the poor writing or his limited acting, but his character just doesn’t flow for me. I suspect it is at least in part the latter.

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          I like little Demo and Grunt so far. I don’t really know why. I suspect it’s Grunts glasses and something or other about Demo.

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            Omg, you have to watch this clip (no english subs), but it’s Grunt without eyeliner, he looks sooo different (and in fact, much better looking, and kinda like Li Xian somehow??)

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHDGsPMWR8I

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            My liking to Demo stemmed from his liking, and being the biggest fan of, Squid ☺️☺️ My liking and love of Team K & K as a collective body is because of their love for Squid, and so easily welcoming her to the K & K Family, simply because she genuinely loves their Big Bro (Han Shang Yan). The ‘love at first sight’ thing I roll my eyes at, but Squid genuinely likes Han Shang Yan, but does so with so much gusto and awareness still for herself—unlike a typical FL who ends up losing all common sense over a guy, Squid still has a good head on her shoulders 🙄 Sometimes it’s just those little things— not even what someone did or does in particular— that just fills up the heart 🥰

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            @_my.river_
            Woah it’s him without the glasses ?!
            (Thanks for the link to the video)

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            @isthatacorner actually now that i’m towards the end, I want to revise my opinion and say the show grows on you, the writing and plot finds itself and is more sure-footed, though by no means ever well written. And I saw your other comment from Gun about doing whatever she asks of him while they are fake dating – there are certain swoony moments that happen that helps with the viewing experience.

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            @halfmoon yes! right, he looks so different and much better than however they styled him. Well the styling team should just be fired because they really didn’t do a good job for any of the characters. Also, has anyone noticed Han Shang Yan dressing like a cholo towards the end with his black button down shirt with just the one button by the collar buttoned? What is up with that. Not that it’s wrong, it was just confusing for me.

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            @myriver — I didn’t like the one buttoned up black shirt either. The way he was sitting , flapping away the shirt , putting his hand on his thighs/knees made me think of an elderly in a traditional outfit. Black/white shirt, cardigan, sweater were so much better, even if it lackes color (I like him better in a black suit than in the grey/blue one…)

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        No live translation, but I think there was around 8 or more watching it around the same time. Plus, we were all posting about it every day.

        I honestly liked it though it is not a perfect drama by any means.

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    I have ranted a lot about this show, so to spare you from more rants, this is really badly written and towards the end a lot is censored! This show is fluff but nowhere near very good! It can pretty demeaning at times!

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    It didn’t grab me until ep 30. I liked the family dinner scene where all was revealed but it was more watching it with Beanies that made it fun.

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      okay, i keep getting flagged for an inappriopriate word and i don’t understand it

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Ok, this GOT7 boy band lyric challenge was hilarious but is worth watching just yo hear themburst into Boyz HI Mens “End of the Road” and Jinyoung starts singing their cover of “Yesterday ” and tell me again these guys cannot sing (not that anyone ever has. I’m just randomly defensive?). Shush. And Jacskon starts singing ….oh I don’t remember what song but his voice is so beautiful. Sing more, dang it! I love little clips like this!

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I\’ve started Go Go Squid.
Why is this girl so obsessed with Old Han? She is creepy and stalkery and I don\’t want them to ever get together.
At first I thought she recognized him from CTF but no. She\’s just a stalker.

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    So far I see her as the 19 year old she is. From the episodes I have seen it really has not gone that far, yet.

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      I’ve watched the first two eps. And ok, stalker may be going a bit far but she is thirsty af. She’s met him for all of literally 5 minutes and in that time frame she’s offered him free food (normal), and a weeks worth of free internet usage/overnighters (ummmm….) scammed him out of his wechat id (I’m too old to know if that’s normal. I feel like no.) And sent him 50 million thirst trap messages (which seems pushy and desperate but still in the range of normal of the scamming of the id is normal).
      I believe it’s the cousin making use of the cafes surveillance cameras to get Old Hans username in the game, borrowing someone else’s username to log on and catch his attention and her waiting up all night to play this game with him that she doesn’t even bother learning how to play that pushes it over the line into creepy territory for me.
      Although we did get a begrudging (reeny tiny eensy weesney)smile from our grumpy Old Han after the first time they play together. So I guess it’s worth it?

      In spite of all the cute cuddles the drama provides in the sneak peaks at the end I’m still not convinced I want them together, though.

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      It gets better. Character growth and change for the better does happen. ‘Tis the best part and why I like the show so much

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    The first few eps are a bit rough. Lots of flash backs and yelling too. But it finds it groove. She is completely in love at first sight, but the stalker traits go away soon.

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    Now it’s Old Han kind of getting on my nerves. Whenever he’s CO fronted with anyone from SO he huffs and puffs and makes a big deal out of turning around to storm out but all anyone has to do is put their hand on his shoulder and he stops, storms back in and then makes a big deal out of pouting. Old Han. Stop it

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    Ok, on the first day of the competition Old Han made it pretty stinking clear that he wasn’t in to Little Squid so I don’t really get why she was giggly with her sister and brother in law afterwards about him. She even thinks to herself that she confessed and was rejected. So why she shows up to the next days competition is beyond me.
    I wish that she and her sister had done something to get in. She’s supposedly even more famous than Old Han is supposed to be so maybe burst into song and dance, do an impromptu video outside of the arena….something….at ALL to get in other than show up and look mildly disappointed when someone doesn’t just automatically let you in again. Oh, accept I spoke to soon. That’s happening now.

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When the game all first started I would get new followers all the time. The wall was new! Following each other was new! So exciting! But I\’ve been stagnate with the same amount of follows for so long that when I get a new one my first response is either 1. Why is this happening what did I do who are youuuuuuuuu or 2. We weren\’t following each other already (should I be insulted)?

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So, one of my storytime moms came up to me on Wednesday. She points at me and says, \”are you the kpop fan?\”
I have no idea how or why she knows this about me but YES\’M. And she tells me about how her teenage daughter is a HUUUUUGE fan of BTS and Got7 and that she\’s seen both groups in concert at least twice.
Now, this is where it gets good, beanies.
At a concert this year or last year (she doesn\’t remember which) her daughter was in the front row and one of the guys grabbed her cell phone, turned, snapped a selfie with him and the crowd and handed it back to her. I feel like there was a jaunty hi-five included in this interaction, but I dont think thats what she said. It is, however, what I believe with my whole heart.
I, on the other hand just had to pay almost 300 dollars in taxes for my car that was totaled last year and should no longer be in my name as I turned over totaled car, title, and license plate to the insurance vampires. And then paid 50 dollars for a free oil change. And learned that my tires are down to the steel cords and I need ones. TODAY. Before I drive back to Cincy. But thats only going to cost 400.
So. One of us is living that good life. I\’ll let you guess which one of us it is (its not me).

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    isa, your library is like magical.
    maybe some of that magic will rub off and onto you soon!
    *sends good luck and fairy dust*

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      The family that is letting me stay with them until I get my life together is godparents to an adorable teenage girl who’s a huge BTS/NCT/GOT7 fan and I told her the above story and she stared at me intensely for a moment and said: Dead. Me Dead. Just then. Just now. Dead. Squeeing stole her very breath. I looked at her and said, “child, same.”

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        Wowza, you’re just attracting all the fans, aren’t you.
        That girl did exactly what I did by the way. I’m still in shock and green with envy.

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I\’m finally watching VM and I love it as much as everyone said except for one thing. I get that it\’s a new season, new mystery, new cast blah blah blahety blah. But they are spending SO much time with Matty it feels like they are trying to set up a spinoff with her. RT does love an angry teen girl.
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In kpop news. I was watching GOT7 videos on YouTube and there\’s a video of them talking about their friendship and Jinyoung calls Jackson his best friend and Jackson says that he and Jinyoung will be besties for life. So freaking cute.

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    Was that the GOT7 takes a friendship test video? That was so sweet. I wish they would have had JJP talk about their friendship too.

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    At first I thought that I just hated that there was change in VMland, Neptune. But no. I FLOVE Patton Oswald and Nicole. I could watch Wallace (who had himself quite the nice little glow-up. I did not think teenage Wallace Fennel was attractive AT ALL) and his cute little family and geeking out over high school field trips ALL DAY LONG.

    But no. My issue is with Matty and feeling like a backdoor pilot is being shoved at me every single time she’s on the screen. And Veronica. I’m not thrilled with grown up Veronica. I think when she was a teenager and it was her/us against the world it was easy to root for her because she generally was right. And she was the underdog fighting against the corrupt power structure in her cuss’d up world. But watching now, knowing the spoiler—its easy to see it coming. Logan has had a massive amount of character growth–he is/has dealt with his issues. He’s in therapy. He’s ready to settle down into adulthood. He’s dealing with that gaping maw of anger and rage that Lily and his father and growing up how he grew up and probably even his first dozen go-rounds with Veronica left him with. There’s probably more places to explore with the character but for the most part—he feels done. Or, since Im not at the end of the season–mostly done. Whereas Im having a hardass time liking Veronica at all this go-round. When she was a teenager and it was her/us against the world it was easy to be on her side because she was generally right. She was the smartest person in the room and when she failed or fell we saw her in her vulnerable moments. We saw her breaking down and building herself up again to fight again. We saw her alone with no one on her side (or no one she would let in). But now—she has people on her side. She pushes them away but they are there. She’s not the only smart person in the room—which she would know if she would let people in.

    I find her attempts to drag Logan back to the “old” Logan super gross and disgusting and I love that he calls her out on it. When she pushed him into losing his temper when he tried his damndest to keep it together after she turned down his proposal? And she literally jumped his bones after he busted up the cabinet? I was horrified and disgusted. And I loved his quip–I’m glad it was good for you (it was NOT good for him) and that he left her his therapists number. Which she obviously didnt use because just a few eps later here she is again as he’s trying to talk to her like an adult and she keeps shooting him down. “I dont like therapy Logan. I dont like Broadway Logan” the only Logan that she seems to like is the Obligatory Psychotic Jackass Logan.

    Which brings me back to Matty. They totally be setting up a mentorship here–the same way that Keith unwittingly made Veronica into a private eye by having Veronica look after his books—something that he says (sometimes) that he regrets. Veronica is doing the same thing with her eyes wide open. Except

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      Except that she KNOWS how angry and unhappy she was as a teenager so why is she taking Matty under her wing and setting her up for the same childhood?

      Which, if Matty doesnt wind up with her own full-scale teenage detective agency Veronica Mars 2.0 if you will then I can absolutely see them setting her up to be Veronicas lone emotional outlet going forward. Logan and Veronica were a toxic relationship, for sure, with a foundation built on mutual rage and bitterness and disappointment with the world but their love for each other humanized the both of them. Despite the toxicity of the pairing they WERE in love with each other and it was obvious. Since Logan is gone now it feels like this whole season is being set up to prepare us for Matty to be the humanizing person in Veronicas life.

      I mean, we never see Wallace. Mac is in Istanbul, Papa Mars won’t be able to fill that void because of his memory loss—its going to be that little girl and I am so blasted irritated by the very notion (and less we forget she’s the one who outed Jude and his love interest as gay on the Fosters. Grrrrrr I mean—different character, same actress) that even though all of this is speculation on my part (MAYBE SHE DIES TOO) I am ready to walk away from season 5 and burn my VMars t-shirt, stickers, and movie script while crying salty years.

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    The absolute disappointment on Logans face when Veronica not only refused but mocked couples therapy? Killed me dead. How does she not see that they need this? She once (or was it twice? Or three times) accused him of Lily’s murder and had him LOCKED UP. Sure it was 15 years ago but how does she NOT see that they have one or two things that they need to work on?!

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    To continue my angry vmars rants I am legit pissed that she’s crying more about her aborted friendship with Nicole than she is over Logan being deployed and not saying goodbye. But, considering she was halfway down his pants the very same night he left. Keep it classy, Mars.

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@raonah this video that you linked me to (and I cant seem to find at the moment…hmm. https://youtu.be/GsSY0FKN3Bs Its been on my to-watch list forever, but Im just watching it now. And oh my gosh. How cute is GOT7. Just all of them? Marks EEEEEEEEWWWWWWW to Bam\’s pick up line. The teasing of Jinyoung for shutting all the doors before he goes to bed. JB proudly announcing that he likes cats to silence. And then. EVERYONE knows you like cats. And the look of legit disgust on Bam Bams face as Jackson described his morning shake. \”Its actually pretty good! I mean…if you imagine that there\’s no food left on earth and this is it\”. Jackson. Jackson. JACKSON. This sounds like he\’s once again not taking as good a care of himself as I would want him to.

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Im terrified of starting the new season of Veronica Mars. Ive been spoiled as to how it ends. My heart isnt ready. Ive loved this show for like 15 years now. Ive loved that character for like 15 YEARS now. I\’m not ready.
I see that theres all of these new dramas that came out while Ive been drifting around and to that I say…meh. I\’m thinking of rewatching INAR or Gentlemans Dignity. Maybe an ep of VM and then an ep of INAR.
Are there any kdramas that I am absolutely missing out on right now?

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    Veronica Mars is great until the last 20 minutes or so. Watch it and pretend the ending didn’t happen.

    I’m currently obsessed with Go Go Squid. It’s the cute I needed.

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      You said that the other day. I’ll give it a go. I gave up on My Husband Doesnt Fit. It goes down a cheater path and I just cannot find amusement and enjoyment in cheating.

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      IM SCARED. IM SCARED I LOVE THEM SO MUCH. ROB THOMAS NEEDS TO BE PUNCHED IN THE THROAT. Have you read the reason WHY he decided this was the right move?

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        I’ve avoided reading anything about it because I’m so disgusted with what they did. Rob Thomas can go to hell, and there is literally no reason that will ever justify what he has done. He is dead to me.

        And it was so good, and I was enjoying it so much. If it had been crap from the outset, I probably wouldn’t be so stinking mad.

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          He said that because traditionally in noir there’s always the possibility of sex/romance and you can’t have that with a happily married woman. And after envisioning myself punch him right in the left eye it made me think of the move–or maybe the book, maybe? How Veronica and Leo were EXTRAORDINARILY flirty during their one scene together. I remember reading/watching it (whichever) and sideyeing Veronica hard. Like—aren’t you supposed to be in a happily committed relationship?

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            so, basically Rob Thomas is too lazy to creatively write in a way that breaks with noir norms. Typical man can only imagine a one dimensional arc for female characters.

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            It has been a very long time since I’ve watched them so maybe not as good as I remember and maybe not as noir as Rob would like, but maybe he could of taken some inspiration from the Thin Man movies.

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            I read the quote where he said he wanted to write a badass P.I. on the road solving mysteries and the badass P.I. couldn’t have a boyfriend. That really pissed me off because (1) There’s such a thing as a break up and there were plenty of reasons for one (2) I’m really not interested in VM with new characters in new locales and (3) The actual mysteries are probably the weakest part of the show.

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          This has been the basic response to that horrible decision and stupid comment. And JD in his interview was just like…I get what Rob is trying to do and I support it and this needed to happen for the show to live.
          JD, my dude. B motherchucking S.
          Its like they are trying to justify the 15 years of love and interest. And this was the opposite way to go about doing it. Im going to watch it tonight. And cry myself to sleep.

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    Unpopular opinion: I binged it last week…and I was OK with the ending?

    I was a fan of the couple, but to me it works with the overall theme of the show and how it deals with trauma and loss. It didn’t feel cheap or a cop out to me because in some ways you kind of see it coming? I did, anyway. But I’ve also been rewatching season 1 and Logan is a trash person until they rehab him and he becomes a love interest. And I know that they discuss it and that it doesn’t just retroactively get rewritten in later seasons (props to the show for that), but he’s just the kind of guy I’d tell any 17-year-old to stay away from.

    I like the maturity of the relationship this season, and the way V dealt with her commitment issues, but the ending felt apt to me. It sucked, but it worked. It also forced V to move forward in a way I don’t think she would’ve otherwise – her MO re: emotions has always been one step forward, two steps back. I think Rob Thomas could’ve written their life together, but I also think that it would mean having to lose a lot of the darkness that makes the show work as noir – and I watch more for that than for the love story. Something needed to force V to move on from Neptune for now. But more than that, this also was the thing that made her finally reflect on herself, and that was key to the season’s themes, I think. She spends so much time being a critic of everyone else, but fails to actually look at herself in the mirror.

    Anyway, that’s my two cents. I know a lot of people disagree with me, and I get where they’re coming from. But I can’t be mad at it, especially not if it leads to stronger storytelling in the future. The only character I can’t stand to lose is Papa Mars. I’d legit rage if that happened.

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Beanies!
Ok so, there\’s a woman at the new library system that I haven\’t met yet (different location) who has MET Gong Yoo and Ji Sub! Like WHAT?! Crazy pants, I\’ve never met anyone so cool. She lived in So. K FOR awhile or something and like….MET them. Like that\’s a thing people do in their day to day lives.
Secondly. There a a co-worker who\’s friends with someone who has been introducing her to kdrama. She watched Hello My Twenties and loved it and her friend has rec\’d SWDBS and Weightlifting fairy. She started watching Pretty Noona and liked the first eps and she asked me my opinion (drop at 8 nothing good happens after 8) and she looked on Reddits kdrama forum to see what people were saying there. And…yeah, overwhelmingly people are saying drop at the midway point.
Thirdly. 1% of anything is just the most rewatchable bingeable show possibly of all time. There is literally no angst here. Just cute people cutely falling in love.
Lastly. Hiiiiiiiiii beanies, hiiiiiiiiii. Long time no see…..(thats…probably my fault, huh?

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