Beanie level: Noble idiot

My favourite drama of 2019? A tie between My Strange Hero and Tale of Nokdu, both of which belong to a new genre I’m proposing called Sweet, Kind Men And The Badass Women Who Love Them.

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    I alos liked Ryan Gold.

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    “Sweet, Kind Men And The Badass Women Who Love Them.”
    i second this!!!!!

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    I’m getting Ruler flashbacks cuz LOOK! It’s our Yoo Seung Ho and Kim So Hyun

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    Only on Search www ep 5, but can I be an optimist and add Park Morgan to the list?

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      Do let me know how it ends! I’ve been thinking about starting it but I’m trying to avoid disappointment.

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        Until now it is being so good, that I will surely rant all over the beanie wall if it turns sour 😋

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I had to take some time away from – well – everything. Because I was not doing so well. But man is it good to be back. I have missed this little corner of the internet.💛

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My HDL theory is that the captain betrayed MW and he was reborn as CS who will eventually take over as hotel owner to make amends for his past sins. I kinda hope I\’m wrong.

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So…are we just gonna ignore the fact that it should be Hotel De La Luna since the noun is feminine?

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    Everyone has been complaining.

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      I was waiting for an explanation during the first episode, like say…it was originally written correctly but the “a” fell off from the sign and no one bothered to put it back up again. I don’t know. Something. Anything.

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    Maybe its intentional !

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      How?

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        The ghosts who did not know Spanish, etc, I just say maybe they wanted it to be like that, but I since I did not ask them and there is no rule that the titles should be grammatically correct and they maybe they just wanted to create more buzz, I can’t really answer your question.
        I personally do that many times with nouns with gender in my mother tongue, just for fun or shock value even when I am talking and I know its wrong grammatically.

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          Sorry the two they’s above where not intentional, they were a mistake πŸ˜‰

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          Perhaps they did this on purpose but if so, it’d be nice if they offered an explanation, no?

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            I am not sure, who knows, but I don’t think I will watch more of this show, so my interest ends here!

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    Nope. Eye sore still.

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    it’s spanish right? well it has to be cos luna lmao but i never thought of that bc i majored in fr and speak eng. HMMMM. interesting. lmao. i would be irritated too

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      Luna isn’t only a spanish word for moon it is actually an ancient goddess from Roman mythology that’s why it’s used as a poetic word for the moon in lots of other languages.

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        i was wondering about the title! cos french is v. similar so i was like wait it hot it was a spanish title…aahahha

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What is the verdict on WWW? I want to watch for the female friendships but I could do without the politics and chaebol drama. Is it good?

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    Depends on who you ask. It’s a weird show – all tropes reserved for romantic heterosexual couples, all roles, dialogues, tasks usually reserved for men, have been given to women. I suspect the all-women in leadership positions sits oddly with a few people. I know the main romance sits oddly with most people. HAHA Including me, re the romance.

    The show is excellent in my opinion. I’m ready to rate it a 9.5/10 or even a 10/10 depending on how the final few episodes go.

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      I saw episode 1 and I liked all the women. I think it’s the tone/style that I’m still not quite on board with – lots of lens flares and intense close-ups. Plus, I wish there was a bit more comedy. Scarlet is an instant favourite though.

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    I think it’s brilliant. Try to give it a chance.

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    Go for it! We always complain women don’t get written well in dramas and finally we have a Drama. Yes, the main romance may or may not work for you (it doesn’t work for me) but I don’t care because it’s not the main plot.

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      I really liked Scarlet and Tae-mi in episode 1, so I just might give this another chance.

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    Personally, I like it! Give it go!

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    It’s great, I love it. Very different.

    @moana, did you hear about this Moana fan who got an unexpected birthday cake?
    https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/bakery-mixup-leaves-woman-with-marijuana-birthday-cake-181828197.html

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      Heol. A very different birthday than the one she had in mind. At least the family were a good sport about it.

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Just found out that I\’m finally a noble idiot! Yay! That explains the sudden urge to take my lover on one last romantic trip before leaving them without offering any explanation whatsoever.

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An Incomplete and Unlikely List of Things I\’d Like To See on TSLOMS:

– After seeing how smart Gal-hee is at the shareholder\’s meeting, Veronica offers her job at CinePark
– Gal-hee and Veronica forming a genuine friendship/allyship based on mutual respect
– Gal-hee no longer being Min-ik\’s secretary = their relationship is no longer problematic
– Min-ik puts 2 and 2 together AT LAST
– The parents plan the wedding but to their shock, it\’s not Veronica, but Gal-hee who walks down the isle
– At least one episode post-wedding. Kdramas tend to act like the wedding is the end goal of a romance. We know this is not true.
– Faux-ronica Park never makes another appearance. Jebal.

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    last line is my wish to see but not sure how long we will have to bear this fauxronica… cause if MI figures the truth i’d die seeing thier romance cause if an hesitant MI cant set DB on fire than imagine if he actually does things to woo GH whom he loves *now i am in my la la land imagining it*

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      I feel like Beanies would implode if Min-ik earnestly started wooing Gal-hee. Just think of all the cute! Sadly, we have to get through a lot of angst first.

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    GH used to be VP’s secretary at Cinepark. That’s where she got practice as Fauxronica. (Love that label!!!)

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      Instead of a secretary, I’d like her to have a higher-level job. Maybe overseeing scripts? Meeting potential investors? Gal-hee is skilled with people and she knows her way around a room full of stuffy old men. Not to mention it would allow her to live more comfortably, which is something she’s always wanted.

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        Soon she should be able to choose whatever she wants to do without having to worry about making money. If this OTP doesn’t work out in the end, I’ll eat my hat.

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To kick off Pride month, here\’s a challenge: what was the name of the LGBTQ character in the last Kdrama you watched? 🌈🌈🌈

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    Lee Kyu-hyung’s character in Prison Playbook. His character was my favorite.

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    I clicked randomly on a webdrama pilot about two girls confessing to each other but I don’t remember the name. So for Kdramas, I think it was Haerongi in Prison Playbook and in Kmovies it was the main couple in Ordinary People.

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    This is a challenge indeed given that there are so few to choose from. I would have to say Chi Soo from Long Time No See. It’s not a mainstream drama but a web drama. He is a surprisingly interesting character with some depth to him. And being superficial for a sec, he is really hot.

    If you want to open it up to Asian dramas, then I’d have to say hands down Hsia Yu Hao from the Taiwanese Drama HIStory2: Boundary Crossing. Both the writers and the actor Fandy Fan made me love this character. I cannot wait for the sequel.

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      Does Long Time No See have a happy ending? I’m tired of tragic stories about queer people.

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    To be precise, there hasn’t been a clearly LGBTQ character in any dramas I’ve watched since Matrimonial Chaos and Prison Playbook.

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      Is Matrimonial Chaos any good?

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        It’s really good. The focus is on two male/female couples though. It’s one of the few dramas where I wanted to crawl into the screen and hang out.

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          That good!? I might check it out then. Thx.

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            It’s more real life believable than most. It’s not a traditional romance or traditional couple drama. I’m also a bit obsessed with the river crossing that appears in most episodes.

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      I forgot Matrimonial Chaos! I wanted more of her storyline.

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      I think one of the supporting characters in Jugglers was maybe asexual? She didn’t date and was described as “celibate” but since she wasn’t religious, that’s how I interpreted it.

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    lee jong suk in Secret Garden

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@raonah and the rest of the He is Psychometric Beanies, I watched the first episode and I liked it! 😄

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Squad!🙌 Squad!🙌 Squad!🙌

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Beanies, can you recommend any dramas in which Home plays a big part? I want something that feels warm and familiar with lots of domestic scenes. Examples include 21st Century Boy and Girl and BTLIOF.

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If I’ve learned one thing from watching dramas, it’s that no interest is too niche to have a bespoke stuffed toy (see below for evidence). So then, if you were making a drama starring a female lead who’s an elegant, slightly awkward chaebol by day and a crime-fighting badass by night, what kind of plushie would you give her?

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    That’s all because this toy company puts ppl in everything. They just don’t have a sign like subway.

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      I didn’t realise it was the same company. At least they vary their product from show to show, unlike the vacuum people and the massage chair people.

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Kdramas are really out here giving us the most bizarre relationships between OTPs. Dating your fake cousin (My Girl) or adoptive uncle (Pinocchio) is pretty strange, but your stepfather who is in fact younger than you (Sweet Stranger And Me) takes the cake. I thought you couldn’t get any weirder, dramas, but you proved me wrong. Bravo.

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    I’ll admit, that stepfather bit at the beginning was really weird, but thankfully things cleared up after a while. I might be one of the few beanies who likes that drama.

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      I’m enjoying it so far. Granted, he was never functionally her stepfather which I think keeps things from being too icky. Unlike in Pinocchio (which I also enjoyed) where they grew up in the same house and were, for all intents and purposes, related. Ick.

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Uri Beanie-made drama🎬
Writers:
@egads (In charge of tropes📺)
@hotcocoagirl (Makes characters who are friends engage in shenanigans and general buffoonery👯)
@isthatacorner (Our resident PPL coordinatorπŸ›’)
@leetennant (Has characters make snarky, almost self-aware comments about how badly made the drama is🀭)
@ally-le (Oversees heartwarming personal and relational growth👪)
@ndlessjoie (Time jump preventer. Studying abroad? Not in this drama⏳)
@bammsie (In charge of naming the drama📝)
Also if y’all could tell me what the plot is that’d be great because I have no idea.

Casting directors:
@oppafangirl (You also wanted to be a wrist grab remover but I don’t know if I trust you.😂)
@raonah (In charge of idol cameos🎤)
@greenfields (Kittens and doggos 🐶)

Director:
@justme (of both the drama and the BTS documentary of fangirls who try to make a drama and fail spectacularly. Out this summer in a cinema near you.🎥)

Location manager:
@anothernicole (First dates, MTs and romantic rendezvouz🏝️)

Editor:
@katakwasabi (Also in charge of making GIFs!🎞️)

The following posts are still open to any Beanies who wanna get involved in this nonsensical endeavour:
-Plot hole filler
-Plot twist facilitator (is sincerely tod available?)
-Quirky stuffed animal designer

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Let’s make this (imaginary) drama. Because, why not?
More in the comments. 🎬

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    MAIN CAST
    ML: A warm-hearted detective who owes his success to being quick-witted and good with people. His father was a well-respected detective before he died. Our ML has a chip on his shoulder because he feels he will never measure up to his father’s greatness, so he tends to spin tall tales about how he took down 12 gangsters by himself and rode away on his very real, very existent, motorbike. (In fact he is terrified of them.)

    FL: A genius chaebol (muahaha) who is a little socially awkward and naΓ―ve. Her parents only showed her affection when she excelled at something, so she grew into a workaholic and a perfectionist. People often try to use her for her money and influence, and because she can’t always tell when someone is being genuine, she keeps a distance from everyone. (Until one day the woman who delivers the friend chicken she ordered turns out to be so blunt and so hilariously unimpressed with her money and status that she can’t help but ask for her specifically whenever she orders from the restaurant.)

    2nd ML: The ML’s best friend who only became a policeman because he didn’t want to leave his friend’s side. He doesn’t care what other people think of him; the only opinion he values is the ML’s. Secretly, he is talented at cooking and fantasises about opening his own restaurant, but his older sister is a famous chef, and seeing his friend live under his father’s shadow has made him afraid that the same thing might happen to him.

    2nd FL: A woman who once loved exposing the truth as a reporter, but was blacklisted after she did a story that exposed a series of chaebol families who involved in corruption. Now she works various part-time jobs, including doing deliveries for a chicken restaurant, which is how she meets the FL. The two gradually become unlikely friends.

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      NOW HIRING CREW:
      – Casting director – please help put some faces to our characters. I like Kwok Dong-yeon for the ML but I’m open to anyone.
      – Writers
      – Noble idiocy prevention team
      – Time jump eliminator
      – Wrist grab remover
      I will pay in emojis and/or friendship.

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        May I apply to be a writer? You’ll need someone to prevent my wrist grabs and noble idiocy. Because, from your character bios, I can already see how much the Second ML likes grabbing the ML’s wrist when he starts one of his angsty stories (or runs off after someone reveals that it isn’t true).

        Can friendship be bought? Asking for a friend (aka the female lead)

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          Also submitting an application for writing. I’ve a proven talent for wildly outrageous plot lines, liberal use of tropes, and have no qualms selling my soul for a buck inserting ppl to keep the drama profitable.

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            Submitting application for casting director and wrist grab removers!
            Secretly plans on doing a sloppy job with removing wrist grabs: How can you make a Korean drama without them? Ce n’est pas possible!!

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            Omo. Trust me to forget all about profitability. Good thing you’re here, or we never would have made it to the air.

            Also, the storyline I had in mind involved the FL becoming a secret agent and protecting the hopeless ML, so wildly outrageous is the name of the game.

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          😁 I think wrist grabs to save a friend from their own foolishness are probably the only acceptable kind.

          You mean, can the FL pay someone to be her friend? Hopefully by the end of her character growth she’ll realise she doesn’t need to.

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        Oh! I would like to submit my application to be on the writing team, please. I can write PPL. There can be numerous shots of ML and 2ML eating at subway, possibly with 2ML grabbing the wrist of the ML as he’s flailing about mid-story and getting chicken teriyaki on hapless passersby.
        And the female lead can stride back and forth in glorious coats inside her perfectly toasty penthouse apartment. She wears the coat to warm her soul. And the 2FL can angrily touch up her fantastic lipstick while glaring angrily in the mirror whenever someone pisses her off.
        And they can all wear those nike self lacing shoes.

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          I’m so glad you’re bringing the ppl to this wrist grabbing bromance. What if our running gag is that each time he wrist grabs he is also holding something that ends up flying out of his hand and hitting a passerby. Or he wrist grabs the male lead while eating chicken feet and covers his NICE coat in spice. It’ll be a great way to get sponsors.

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          I see the possibility of mishaps galore given the self lacing shoe angle. Finally a new trope can be added!

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        I just literally stumbled onto this post and I’d do anyband all the above. Add me to the list!

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        sending in all the applications!

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      I want to be director. It just so happens i have great experience takig screenshots.

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    @kimbapnoona @justme @greenfields @leetennant @sicarius @egads @wishfultoki @raonah @ally-le @anothernicole @khalessymd @hotcocoagirl @katakwasabi @oppafangirl @bammsie @natzillagorilla @mindy @acacia @sweetiepie54 @yuyuu @waterhyacinth @isthatacorner @fatcat007 @snarkyjellyfish

    Love, February showed me how much you enjoy writing and how good every single one of you is at it, so I thought you might enjoy writing these people to life. As the saying goes, be the kdrama you wish to see in the world.

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pinku pinku 💕🌸💗💕🌸💗💕🌸

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Me, watching Episode 7 of Touch Your Heart:

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    ……floating on a croissant in a milk chocolate river while eating peach in syrup on vanilla ice cream……..
    *faints caused by sugar coma*

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      This drama is in fact just a massive dessert bowl masquerading as a tv show. 🍨

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    And it was just announced that Brooklyn Nine Nine is coming back for a 7th season.

    NINE NINE !!!!!

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Touch Your Heart/Reach of Sincerity makes me so happy. I haven’t stopped thinking about The Pasta Meltdown.😂 😂

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    Pasta is the root of all problems. According to Lawyer Kwon anyway.

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      A Day In The Life Of A Lawyer: How Pasta Destroys Workplace Harmony

      – A memoir by Kwon Jung Rok

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    Oh, goodness! I might burst out laughing whenever I eat pasta now XDDD

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Beanies have spoken. Death to noble idiocy.

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Woo-seok’s mother: *calls Soo-hyun’s mother because her company is going up in flames*
Soo-hyun’s mother:

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