Beanie level: Errand boy

It’s about the time of year to think about buying calendars, but I just found this site so I guess I’ll print one instead.

https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/

They let you pick country, year, format, etc….

This worked for me (US)

https://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/print.html?year=2019&country=1&cols=1&display=1&df=1

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Nokia 7.1 indoor-light no-flash pics to compare to the pocket-camera pics I posted a couple days ago:
Top: my cat takes good selfies.
Bottom: in the evening I get sat on a lot.

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Like me, struggling to figure out Android šŸ™‚ So.Many.Questions.

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65 notifications overnight. New record for me by far šŸ™‚

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He has one bean. What show will he vote for (Mama Fairy day 11)

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My cats mostly ignore me morning and afternoon, but evenings I get a lot of this. Makes it had to post DB comments, because I use a wireless keyboard in my lap. Sometimes the keyboard just gets put on top of a cat.

This is Dobby. He was a starving stray when I met him, and weighed only 5 pounds 6 ounces when I took him to the vet, after feeding him an all-you-can-eat breakfast and dinners for the 3 previous nights. He’s about 13 pounds now. My other cat (Sirius) is solid black and photographs about like a lump of coal. Don’t expect a lot of pictures of him.

Picture quality is better than I expected considering these are blind selfies with the flash off to avoid startling the cat, taken by holding a 10-year-old pocket camera more-or-less over my head. In a few days I may have some comparison shots with a new mid-range smart-phone.

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    He is adorable and i am happy he gets too much love from you!

    Lets keep showing the world that adopting strays are the best thing.

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      All my cats (4 since 2002) were strays, and there used to be so many other strays I could have gotten twice as many. But now coyotes have moved into my neighborhood and the supply of stray cats has ended. #notgonnaadoptanycoyotes

      First cat (avatar & banner cat) was the Best Cat Ever. If he had been a jerk I wouldn’t have been such a sucker for the others.

      2nd cat was a bit of a jerk — I posted about him last year http://www.dramabeans.com/members/lordcobol/activity/234594/

      3rd cat is Dobby.

      4th cat (Sirius) is too timid to be a good pet, but he grew up with hawks dive-bombing the bushes to try to scare him out into the open, and I think he saw one of his litter-mates get eaten, so I can’t really blame him.

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        Thats scary! I pray you and your cats are safe from those predator canines.

        My parents adopt cats before i was born.. i personally take in strays when my family broke up and i started live on my own about 10 years ago. I lost count of how many (most of the open ground where i live are my previous cats graveyard) but at the moment i have 6 adult and 2 kittens. From time to time my dad comes to check on the cats and get them to the vet.

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          They are indoors only, so they are as safe as I am… time for some sort of 3 little pigs / big bad wolf comparison šŸ™‚

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        I had a cat like your avatar cat and he also was the Best Cat Ever. A bit crazy and knocked everything off every shelf, but super friendly and great with kids who tormented him. (I might have tormented him a bit as well.) I miss him a lot, I’m reminded of him every time I see your comments!

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          Cats normally let kids tormented them, right? One of mine always following around when there are kids in my house (i call him Hero 😜 because he was the smallest tiniest when he was born and his mom always left him alone so the name was kind of šŸ¤£šŸ¤£šŸ¤£ to lift up his spirit .. his mom never really got to him until her death and Hero grew up into a fine lad because of his doting human mom! ā˜ŗ i think because of his condition he always desperate for attention, always looking for people to at least pet his head)

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            Nice! My other cats ran to hide in the furthest corners of the house whenever they heard a kid coming. Only the black one stayed and even let the kids pull his tail or ears without biting or scratching them.

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            Awww 😍😍😍 the black cats seem friendlier, right.. most of my black cats like being closer to human

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Lucky this isn’t Feel Good to Die. I wonder if that line was a late addition to take a shot at the competition (?)
(Mama Fairy 11)

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See. Too much ramyun isn’t good for you.

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So I’m watching Mama Fairy and thinking Alhambra

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Or, get some rust remover and a whetstone. And I’ll bet there was some sort of strength/agility potion in the coffee at that joint if he had thought to buy some. (Memories of the Alhambra 1)

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Yes, it looks like she will find room šŸ™‚
(Memories of the Alhambra 1)

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    yeah, that is what I’d look like if Hyun Bin came up to me in RL. In shock!

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Once again, Children of Nobody asks a question it is quite legitimate in kdrama-land nowadays… perhaps they have been following other shows and decided to have a little fun trolling them (??)

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Nowadays in kdrama-land it is good to check (Children of Nobody, day 3)

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    How is this drama so far?

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      I’m liking this week better than the first. Better than average show, and not just another same-old-same-old, but also not likely to be an all-time favorite.

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        Sounds good then, Iā€™m just looking for an interesting watch.

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Questions for you guys on Android and watching videos. I\’m thinking of getting my first smart-phone, and since one of the things I\’d like to do with it is watch videos (not necessarily *all* kdramas), I\’m trying to research. And I know some of you use phones for kdrama fixes….

1: If a video lives on a thumb drive, can you watch it directly on that drive (USB OTG) or do you have to copy it to the phone\’s storage?
2: Will a 1080 screen do a good job of showing 1080p videos or do things get hidden or cut off by other stuff on the screen? Would I need a higher-resolution screen for a good experience?
3: In general, how well does viewing locally work compared to streaming, or compared to viewing on a PC with VLC?

PS. I\’ve been reading smart-phone reviews and other articles for years, but some things I care about don\’t seem to get discussed, and I only have experience with desktops and a dumb-phone. So time to turn to the video experts šŸ™‚

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    To answer your first question, nope. It works like how a thumb drive is to a computer. But I would advice you to get a phone that is compatible with OTGs. One of my previous didnt and it was a chore to read the files in it. Sometimes, it may then send me error messages after.

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    3. It depends really on the internet speed actually, but i assume you have good internet and I love to stream viki in HD on my phone. And it works well than on my laptop sometimes, VLC is alos there for android and it works fine or actually the same.
    Youtube works fine on both I had some issues at some point of time with unsyncronised audio and video but now it is fine, but the only problem is advertisements. I can block them on my computer easily but not so on phone app.
    2. I think more the resolution better is the viewing experience. No it won’t have hidden part or be cut off in 1080 as well.
    1. Sometimes my phone does not recognise external drive like USB but in general it works fine (my old tab never had any such issue) . You don’t need to copy every time.
    * Not a video expert

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    I have two Android devices, a tablet and a smart phone; I use both for drama watching though theoretically they’re tools to run my business. I can navigate anywhere and access anything (…and this is the important part…. without any skillz whatsoever)!

    The video quality is fantastic, just depends upon the age and source. I prefer the tablet to the surround sound monstrosity hanging on the wall😁. Better, more intimate viewing.

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Well, he *is* in a kdrama…

… and btw, if she keeps getting drunk and passing out, isn’t the hangover going to make her wish she was dead instead of him? How will that work?
(Happy to Die, day 7)

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In other words…
… you’re a kdrama actress…
… and he’s a kdrama guy.

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Uh… 10 years waiting for him with nothing to show for it and you’re saying HE is obsessive?! (Mama Fairy and the Woodcutter)

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Asianwiki\’s article on the new show Priest \”Lee Je-Hoon was first offered the lead male role, but declined\”.

http://asianwiki.com/Priest_(Korean_Drama)

The pessimist in me wants to know – how bad was the script for Priest that he would pass on that and do Where Stars Land / Fox Bride Star instead?

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Uh, nothing. (Beauty Inside 15)

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That line would be very different in a horror movie. (Alien 30/17 day 15)

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