Beanie level: Chaebol’s poor doppelganger

Today was Chen’s teaser for Don’t Mess Up My Tempo and he looks amaaaazing! And Jongdae also trended on US Twitter 👏

@estee

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Less than one week til Exo’s comeback! Chanyeol’s teaser released today and #Tempo_Chanyeol trended on US Twitter. Can’t wait for his drama this winter!!

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Ok so what a way to make my Tuesday epic…Kai’s teaser for “Ooh La La La” from EXO’s new album was released today and #TEMPO_KAI is a top trending topic on US Twitter

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I am at the point of tears with the EXO teaser today…Kyungsoo is currently a top trend in the US on Twitter and so happy 100 Days Prince monday everyone, Prince Pouty is ruling the day!

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    Did they do that on purpose? To hype us beyond reason for the newest episode? They didn’t need to – I’m already obsessed enough…

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    He trended on US Twitter? Wow…

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People on Reddit are sharing this link about someone who reached out to the Dramafever higher ups and maybe AT&T is to blame? https://dramacurrent.com/2018/10/16/what-happened-to-dramafever/

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I’m so happy Chen is singing an OST for 100 Days Prince but I’m very upset that Dramafever is withholding new episodes from us this week. Honestly what the heck is going on with them?

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I think “Lullaby” might be the first Got7 song I’ve ever paid attention to. Mad respect to them for releasing a full spanish and english version too. Kpop is going global y’all and the English and Spanish versions are both so well done! Considering it is Hispanic heritage month, I’m so excited to see kpop acknowledging their Latino fan base too. I saw Super Junior is aiming for more latin pop with their new mini album too. I have a lot of Latino friends who love kpop, many of them from my country El Salvador <3

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To my US kpop peeps, the store FYE that is found at a lot of malls throughout the US seems to have started carrying kpop albums and well I live super close to one and they have EXO albums so my friend notified me she saw an EXO album for sale so of course I drove there as soon as I could and bought all the EXO albums in sight because apparently I have no self-control so here they are…I now own physical copies of all of the 2017 albums from EXO: The War version A, Universe winter album, and Power of Music repackage. I pulled two Chanyeol and one Baekhyun photocards and was surprised to find a postcard included in my copy of Universe <3 I am a happy EXO-L and with DO’s new drama starting tomorrow, it is bound to be a good week. For my chingu @estee to see my new albums and photocards 

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    Wah, it’s SO pretty! And seeing Chanyeol’s comic book card, it was a spoiler for the repackage! Lol. That’s SM. Chanyeol looks actually good in that photocard with the cute filter! And that Universe postcard is gorgeous. Baekhyun looks so cute and nerdy with those glasses! Happy for you, chingu!

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      Haha yes it was totally spoiler for the repackage, on the back it has more comic book art and it has Suho on the back of mine! I’m so happy with all the EXO photocards that I’ve pulled! I’m glad that I didn’t have to order The War random version because Version A is the one I really wanted, I love everything about this packaging compared to other 2 versions. I love the photobook the best out of the 3, the CD is my aesthetic, and I love this cover so in a way it was cool to find it in store and have full control of what version I was paying for. They only seem to carry version A in this store anyway which worked out for me!

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Got published on dramabeans for a 3rd time and the theme is travel! Funny how my passions in life: music, food, and now travel are the subjects I’ve gotten DB published on! Also I’ve never seen Woohoo Waikiki but I really like the pictures the editors chose for my article.

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I’ve talked about how wonderful my coworker best friend is who I talk to everyday about kdramas and now kpop right? She is an ELF and I’m an EXO-L and she got me this mug for my birthday as well as some Tony Moly skincare AND took me out to eat Korean fried chicken! Also I got the unbelievably handsome Sehun’s Pepero ad card with my mug.

@estee now I really need to get a physical copy of Exodus right? πŸ˜‰

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    very cool co-worker and partner in k-drama crime!

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    That mug is so shiny! And pretty! Now you totally have to get that Exodus album. πŸ˜›
    Sehun looks so handsome. (As always.)

    Your friend is really amazing. And oh, it was your birthday! Happy belated birthday!

    Here is a Kai for you:

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      This mug is SO shiny, and yes she is a really great friend πŸ˜€

      Thank you for the lovely Kai picture! He looks ah-maaa-zing!

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        You’re welcome! πŸ™‚

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          oh btw I put the Sehun picture on my cubicle lol so I can look at him every single day at work bahaha

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            Goals. Your working space must be so bright now. πŸ˜€

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Omo I just levelled up to Chaebol’s poor doppelganger! I’ve only seen robot and conman doppelgangers in dramaland doe πŸ˜‰


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So Mr. Sunshine doesn\’t seem to be pre-produced after all…
https://www.soompi.com/article/1219439wpp/jang-dong-yoon-join-mr-sunshine

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Ordered some korean dust masks on Amazon and got them delivered this week and they came with EXO stickers! Also wanted to share one more pic of the EXO-CBX album that actually features ChenBaekXi cause I ran out of space for pics in my last post where I was sharing pics for @estee to see

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    The stickers are so cute! I love Baekhyun’s pouty face and Sehun’s rainbow hair… The pics are so old, lol.
    I love their hair in the photo. They look so good.

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      haha yes the contrast between the stickers and the CBX photo album pic is funny, they look so glowed up now! <3

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I bought my first kpop album and it arrived this week, it is EXO-CBX Blooming Days which is a masterpiece of an album. I got the Chen photocard and the last picture I’m posting has the back of that card. I got the Blooming version of the album and while I did not get my bias Baekhyun’s photocard, I’m so happy to own a physical copy of this lovely music. Also, the packaging is a bit delicate and I already dinged it up a bit…ah well.

For my chingu and fellow EXO-L @estee to see

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    Oohh… So pretty!!! I never buy physical korean album.. I prefer digital ones. But after seeing this, I am gonna save my money to buy exo’s next physical album too..

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      yes that’s what I’m planning on doing too πŸ˜€ I’ve always been the type of fan who buys physical CDs so of course I had to buy kpop ones esp when an album is as musically cohesive as this one is!

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      I’ve never been one to buy physical copies, but it’s so much fun collecting albums! There are photocards and photobooks. And of course, it helps EXO. πŸ™‚ I’m going to buy the next album too!

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        I pretty much own the entire discography for my favorite bands in physical cd form. However with kpop it’s so much more fun having the random photocards and the gorgeous photobooks when compared to how mostly boring it has become to purchase albums from English language artists.

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          They have really good marketing! It’s making me sad there are so many different photocards, postcards and versions of the same album! For Pentagon even the disks are different. I kind of want to have them all, but I don’t want to (and can’t) spend so much money on one album.

          But I love the element of surprise! You never know which photocard you’ll get. And I love the photobooks.

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            I feel the same was as you! Now part of me really wants the Days version of this album just to see whose photocard I get and because the cover is different and more my aesthetic. I’ve convinced myself to wait and not buy Days version right now…maybe in the future but not this year with the comeback happening soon.

            And oh geez, did you see the Magic album has 3 or is it 4 covers too? I’m not planning on buying that album though as I don’t listen to the Japanese music as much currently.

            I love the element of surprise too so this marketing really is good. Hwaiting @estee on resisting the temptation to buy more of the same Pentagon album!

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            @ohhaeyoung
            Some hard-core fans buy more copies of the same album (to support EXO). I am not at that level. Haha, yeah, comeback is happening soon, so better save the money!

            Oh my, all versions look good! Exodus (the album) had individual covers for each member. I’ve heard that Sehun is sold out! Lol. But my friend got a Baekhyun version. I wonder if the photobook is full of that one member… I’ll have to ask her.

            So far there are so many albums I would love to buy and comebacks coming close, so I am not tempted yet. Plus, they don’t have different versions of the same album… (But they’ll be releasing a Japanese album. I’m not sure if I want it or not.)

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            I don’t think I’m at that fan level yet either. I’ve heard of such fans but I can’t bring myself to do that quite yet πŸ˜›

            Yeah I mean if I was to choose to buy a Magic album cover, it’d be Baekhyun no hesitation! I didn’t know that about Exodus, I’ve never looked at the options available for that album. Do you think you’ll pre-order EXO’s comeback? I’m a little wary of pre-ordering any music usually but I’m sure I’ll love whatever EXO releases next.

            PS whoa you’re right about EXODUS, that’s a lotta covers http://kpopmart.com/product.php?id_product=8474 and they come in either silver or gold? OMG my eyes are overwhelmed!

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            @ohhaeyoung
            Yeah, me neither… I guess I’m not as dedicated.
            If I was to buy Magic… I would probably go with Xiumin?

            I probably will. I’ve always wanted to do it and didn’t do it last year. But I’m actually not sure if I’ll like the music. So I might think about it and decide later.

            I didn’t know there was gold and silver! Oh my, different level. Must be tough to choose a version when you don’t have a set bias! I myself wouldn’t know which one to choose.

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    That’s so nice! I love how shiny the CD is! And the photocard is a great one, Chen looks really good there.
    I’m not sure if you understood Chen’s message on the photocard, so here’s my humble translation:
    The cold winter has passed and spring is finally here! Enjoy the warm spring! Give lots of love to Blooming Day!

    The photobook looks gorgeous, but that’s not a surprise, the whole MV was aesthetic. Thanks for the pictures! πŸ™‚

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      The CD is so shiny, I’m surprised I managed to get a good pic on my first try! Chen looks so cute in this photocard <3 and thank you so much for translating the photocard message, I actually had no clue what it said!! What a sweet message…and yes this is a gorgeous album and the photobook makes me happy to look at it but also a bit worried as it also seems delicate lol

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        You’re welcome!
        I get what you mean! I am always super careful with my album. It’s true mine is not as delicate as yours. It’s a pity about that dent in the packaging, but at least the rest is fine!

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The Great Seungri performing one of my favorite Pinocchio OSTs

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What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim is the 50th kdrama I’ve finished after 2 and a half years of watching kdramas. It was a fun romcom, nothing deep and actually sort of superficial but very lighthearted.

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    Congrats on your 50th! You’re doing better than me!

    I loved this drama through and through.

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      How many kdramas have you finished? πŸ™‚

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        You question made me go check. So, ummm, yeah…about that…turns out I’ve finished 51. 😅😂🀣 Last time I checked I was at forty something. Didn’t think I passed 50 at all.

        We’ve done a similar amount of damage in a similar amount of time! That’s awesome!

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          Nice! My dramalist has 51 but one of them is Taiwanese (Fated to Love You) so doesn’t count as Kdrama πŸ˜›

          Yes we watch around the same pace then, I work a full time job and try to maintain some sort of social life thus it takes me about 2 weeks to finish a kdrama.

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    Congratulations!

    On to the next 50!

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OMG guess I’ll be visiting NYC or LA whenever bae Lee JongSuk visits America <3

Lee Jong Suk To Meet Fans Through A Global Fan Tour Starting In August

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    Why do they always head to LA? SF is just as good! LA is so far away!! 😩

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      I’ve never been to SF but I have been to LA and NYC before πŸ˜› I live right in between LA and NYC so yeah I have to travel quite a bit as well and by plane

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    @hotcocoagirl the Lees are going to America, beware 😂

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      Oh. No. Is the mysterious leader of the Tae Party finally forced to confront the Lees???

      *Coco starts chiseling a way out of her cell with a spoon*
      *calls @greenfields again using the friendly serial killer’s phone*
      *static* Unni, I choose illegal breakout. *static* No time for bail or legal methods. This just got personal. *static* Don’t try to stop me

      *line goes dead*

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        *static*
        I have received. Will do my best!
        *static*
        Do you hear me?
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        *static*

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Well of course, it is Sehun who is unbelievably handsome <3

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    Not surprised… πŸ™‚ But happy nonetheless.

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      I was looking at these pics while at work and possibly drooling. Erm…massive mistake. Since he’s shirtless in some of them. Haha my colleague who saw now what must he think of me. >_<

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        Haha… Yeah. Sehun can be handsome even with a shirt on. He didn’t have to… Necessarily. He’s never totally shirtless, he always has something on… But yeah, those pictures are… Very Sehun.
        It’s Vogue. You can tell him you like Vogue! πŸ˜‰ (Doesn’t really help, I know.)

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          LOL it’s true he wasn’t entirely. I was just so embarassed that he may as well have been. Nice idea re vogue. I’ll keep random vogue issues open now hahaha

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            I have seen those pictures somewhere before, but the “shirtless” one still caught me by surprise. You found a new hobby thanks to Sehun! πŸ˜‰ (I mean Vogue, not shirtless man, lol.)

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        LOL i have an ELF coworker who is shameless and has her biases as her work desktop and phone wallpapers πŸ˜€ and she’s married! Some of our male coworkers like to visit her desk to tease her about her desktop pictures but she just laughs it off and they walk away shaking their heads…we talk about kpop and kdramas in the breakroom all the time that one time my manager jokingly told me he hoped I wasn’t just writing kpop fanfiction all day and I was like “what? noooooo, he listens to my conversations” but no I don’t write nor read kpop fanfic anyway

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          Hahaha. I couldn’t be this open about my biases, lol. But they do make a nice desktop wallpaper – I’ve tried it recently. I put a folder with my biases as a wallpaper, so the picture changed from time to time. It was nice. But I wouldn’t use it with other people around.
          The question here is: How does the manager know about K-pop fanfiction? Isn’t s/he reading them secretly? πŸ˜€

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            Haha I’ve never had people pics as my wallpapers but I recently considered changing my phone wallpaper to Baekhyun (i went on a recent Baekhyun pic download spree) or just a general EXO group picture. I wouldn’t put a kpop idol on my work computer though. I’m silly and currently have the logo for the company I work for as my current phone wallpaper to tell everyone how much I love my job. And it’s my personal phone, not even my work phone πŸ˜›

            Haha when I told my manager that I watched korean tv, he told me the only extent of korean entertainment he’s seen is the movie Oldboy which is a really dark korean movie. But maybe he is secretly reading kpop fanfic, that would be hilarious!

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          I love collecting good pictures of my biases! Lol. You could always go with official EXO logo or something. I wouldn’t either. I put them on my personal laptop and now I have just black screen as my wallpaper because I can’t find any fitting wallpaper and was tired from the old one.
          Haha, that’s actually nice! πŸ˜› Maybe they’ll give you a bonus for it? For dedication or something? (I guess not.)

          I’ve heard of “Oldboy”! Korean film class this last semester. I can’t really imagine that, but who knows… πŸ˜›

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      I joined a powerful fandom! And well Sehun delivered on the visuals of course! πŸ˜‰

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        Definitely. You know your group has been around for a while when the maknae looks like this. As some fans say, he grew up well.

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LOL @ the Oh Hae Young moment in the latest episode of What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim

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so my country *cough* USA did not quality for World Cup so I am rooting for the two foreign countries I have visited that did qualify in World Cup…Costa Rica and South Korea and Spotify has a playlist to cheer South Korea on πŸ˜€

https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWWqjEVD8TBr9?si=gnPVqcdiTNedv5WLIafI7g

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