Beanie level: Errand boy

@flyingcolours

Oh wow, thank you for the recommendation of A-sun, I am watching it now and I wish there was a recap, because there is so much depth in story and so many references which I don’t know.

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    It’s a good one, isn’t it? I also had the same feeling, so I looked up some reviews and liked this one: https://www.cinemaescapist.com/2019/11/review-a-sun-taiwan-movie-2019/
    If you find anything interesting, please share it here on DB and tag me, I’ll be glad to read some more about this movie!

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      I was definitely not prepared for the hand! And I was not prepared for after shower scene. I am still watching it, the movie flows, it is brilliant direction.

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      I’ve seen a couple of movies by this director – Godspeed and GodPlus (as cinematographer). Both unforgettable with depth and staying long in mind. Will find the right time and mood to watch A Sun, perhaps Easter long weekend.

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Here is my first post for Music March, because it is never going to be March on Feb 28 (leap year or not) and I will never be THE MAN (being a woman).

This song is a dedication to all my fav female characters from drama who received so much hate for NOT being THE MAN. Dedicated to my mom and my PhD advisor who received so much hate for NOT being THE MAN and to be who received a little less hate for NOT being THE MAN because my mom and my advisor (doc mom) worked very hard to make my world a lot nicer.

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Are you all over some day one day?
Then next greatest Taiwanese drama(from the same writer)
THE WORLD BETWEEN US
I have to retroactively declare it the best 2019 drama!

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    @leetennant did you watch it yet?

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      No I haven’t watched it yet! I binged Rookie Historian instead. I should try to fit it in this week before Uni starts next week.

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        My Uni started, I am teaching so can’t watch much either but this show is only 10 ep and not at all binge type !

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    This is on my list for so long. Will watch after I’m done with SD1D. Jbtw if you’re on a T drama binge I’d yet again shamelessly would tell you to check out Yong Jiu grocery store as well. Will be somewhat relaxing after The world between us.

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      Yes, it is my next to watch T-drama! I have decided to change countries from Korea to Taiwan for some time now!

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      I recommend The world between us Wapz, I think you’ll like it (but a tough watch though, so raw, it hurts)
      I posted about that show last year ^^

      Oppafangirl I didn’t know someday or one day was from the same writer, I’ll check it out later this year, thx for sharing

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    (*quickly googles TWBU and adds it to to-watch list) Thanks, @oppafangirl!

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    Not at all over Someday… 😢

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      *whispers* I am also waiting for my photobook! I think it will be hard to get over that drama.

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Finally my book came! Now I am waiting for the movie! I hope Netflix or Viki picks it up.

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SD1D ends today T_T!
Thank show for being so brilliant and the best show of 2020! I know none of the shows will be close to you.

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And here I came waiting to be spoiled about some day or one day and all I get is CLOY spoilers! Please bring on the SD1D screenshots and gif! The show needs a lot more love!

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    Thank you for reminding me to stay off the internet and Discord and Twitter and the internet generally for today so I don’t get spoiled for SD1D. It’s the only drama I actually care about AT ALL at the moment.

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    Accccccccckkkk…….. im getting tense,,,, like an addict not getting her fix.. viki is still at 0%. I need to see the finale now… and the fact that viki doesn’t have that extra scene at the end……

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    This is why I stayed away all day until I finished episode 16. whew

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So beanies, tell me the most boring book you have ever read and which has the quality to make you fall asleep, not the frustrating kind? I need some help falling asleep.

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    The lord of the rings. Boring, boring, boring. Lots of songs and indications rather than descriptions (“if you turn right… if you turn left….). The battles are interesting, but there aren’t many.

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      I second this, it was a really tough book to read and the first time I got a migraine from reading!
      I would also put George R Martin’s A song of Fire and Ice books in that list. A Dance with Dragons was very lengthy and not a lot happened. I love the world these writers have built, but some chapters could have been condensed much further.

      I would recommend books by Jenny Colgan as she writes a lot of comforting stories and I think you will at least doze off dreaming about cake!

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      I think I read Lord of the rings back when I was still in school and I remember liking it, not much but enough. It wasn’t easy but it wasn’t that hard either. I even felt a bit proud cause I thought I read it faster than I would expect to read a book like that. If anything I was up at night reading the books. I wonder how I would like them now.

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    No joke…..50 Shades of Grey. It took all I could to get through it and it was just pride at that point.

    I do not understand the juggernaut that it became.

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    “The Red and the Black” by Stendhal.

    Complicated business specs at night time (probably any legal / footprint docs).

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    tRump’s State of the Union speech? Then you could rip it up when you wake up.
    apologies for being too political here – I can’t think of a book that put me to sleep..

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    Read almost any book that you have already read a couple times, so it has no suspense or surprises.

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      Ha! I have never re read a book (story books), maybe it’s time to do this, thank you for the suggestion.

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    hmmm… maybe haruki murakami’s a wild sheep chase? I love his work, truly, but I think the magical realism aspect of it plus its slow pacing at times can be very soothing.

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TELL ME WHAT YOU SAW: The same god damn running into traffic troupe for the 100000th time with OCN cinematic quality!

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    And why is it so dark and people stilk wear all black? 🤷‍♀️

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      Lol OCN style? I think i got an eye-strain looking at their promos.

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        Haha. I love most of their dramas and didn’t remember it being this bad. This is Arthdal level of dark. If I can’t see Jang Hyuk’s face, I am not happy.

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          Oh, and those bangs on female detective have got to go.

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            Oh that’s because OCN hasn’t paid electricity bills. It invests too much money in getting star cast so can’t pay the bills

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ITAEWON CLASS, ep1 honestly I was waiting to be impressed but what I got was a chaebol induced sob story. I thought people by now know not to put their kids in school with Chaebol kids.

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Some day or One day
The words that Yan Ru said to the world, I said them in the morning, reading the newspaper and then
I said them in afternoon when i was hurting from my back surgery and being all alone in my apartment and then when she said them I cried.
This show is fantasy but then it hurts me too much and then heals me. I love you show for understanding me.

P.S. But then on other days I love being alone. I love being here in my home.

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    It’s amazing really. It’s fantasy with a touch of slice of life. I am reminded of Fruits Basket Watching this drama – it’s got fantasy element but the characters’ lives feel very real to me and I connect with them. I understand their emotions, their pain, their loneliness, their happiness

    Mo Jun Jie’s love for Chen Yun Ru is so melancholic. It makes sense he gradually lost interest in the new Chen Yun Ru because she wasn’t the same person he fell in love with. He knew she had changed. Seeing the new her doesn’t stir his feelings.

    I loved this quote MDL about Mo Jun Jie’s love for her.

    Every time I look at Mo Junjie, I feel his loss. He is the only person in the entire drama who truly misses Chen Yunru and likes her the way she is. He is also the first one to believe HYX that she is not CYR. While others are high-fiving HYX-CYR, he watches her with trouble eyes.

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      “fantasy with a touch of slice of life” is the most apt way to explain this!

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      I actually think CYR is really lucky to have Mo jun jie, he really loves her for who she is, no one can ask for more.

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        @oppafangirl my thoughts exactly. Mo Jun Jie really grew on me, especially as it became obvious that he really valued CYR. In some places, I thought it was just because he found someone just as weird and lonely as him, but he was so respectful towards her and of course we like kindred spirits. Technically our two main leads are pretty similar in some aspects as well – like their confidence and their highly opinionated selves. Kindred spirits hold a natural level of comfort, and isn’t that what MJJ always seems to have wanted? Just normal, quiet, comfort. He found it in CYR – before it all changed.

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          I wish there would be a way for them to be happy…… if that would take another timeline to happen, so be it. I just want the ones in this drama who felt so excluded from the world to be enveloped with so much love. Chen Yun Ru, Mo Jun Jie, Wang Quan Sheng of 2010. I love you all.

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    I said it to myself everyday for 5 years.
    I never related more to CYR than in that scene.

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I have spent the last one hour thinking about how i should watch the rest of episodes of some day or one day to minimise my wait for the last three episodes, only to conclude watch them as soon possible… It is too good… Going to start ep5 …

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    I have episode 10 yet to watch and I’m working on the assumption that if I don’t watch it until episode 11 is available then I’ll be fine.

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      I don’t know how will i survive waiting for last two episodes but my plan is to watch till ep11 on Sunday or Monday (i hope it will subbed by then)
      Then just rave about it on fan wall.

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        If I can make it, I will wait till I have the last three and then watch next week. But I’ll see. I’ll need to find a good show to distract me to do that.

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          Watch Pegasus market and Be melodramatic (i am peddling these shows to you for so long!! Hahaha)

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            They’re on my list, I just have too many other ongoing dramas at the moment. Mostly because I have a few American shows that I needed to catch up on. Also when stuff is this popular you start to worry you won’t like it. The possibility of them becomes better than the reality of them. If that makes any sense.

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            Yes it makes sense. Because then you are scared that it may disappoint you, happens a lot to me…

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    When I started it, I had planned to watch two eps a day and it was last Monday. The day after I binged until ep7 oups 😬
    Now I have only ep 10 left to watch 😭

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      This show is so binge worthy, i am already on ep6

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      Y’all. I’ve been waiting for two week for episode 11 to air 😭 dead. Sunday is getting closer and closer.

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        It is just around the corner, i finished ep7 as well, now I have only three more episodes till Sunday …

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          Omigod!! Episode 8! Where it comes full Circle! Hope you’ll like episode 8! I loved episode 8 and 9

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            I actually wanted to make some gifs and screen shots, but i was too engrossed in the show, i guess i will do so while waiting for next episodes!

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            I am so ready for these episodes …*rubs hand in excitement*

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            I wanted to make gifs too when I was first watching it, but I fear my gifs would contain spoilers 🙈

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So I started watching Some day or One day and I am on episode 4 and totally in love with the show, please tell me it gets even better… (The meta meta is just great in the show)

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    It gets even better

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      Wohooo! I guess I am looking forward to it even more !

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        The best drama of 2020 will be a Taiwanese one and I once more have to check what universe I’m in because I’m sure I went through a wormhole somewhere.

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          Just don’t go back to one where you watched the Heirs…
          I love the actress so much, i have seen her before but this must be her finest performance, also the male lead is so nice to watch.
          I will be back to say how I found rest of the episodes, but in all honesty I love the direction of the show, especially the elevator -birthday scene, also the coma scene was nice.

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            Auugh the birthday montage is what I will always remember about this show. My heart broke into many pieces watching her in so much agony. The show really did a good job showing her grief – you were with her in every step of her emptiness.

            And Yknow in episode 2 – she scoffed and said she wouldn’t try that virtual reality device….. but then she went and used it just to see him one more time! She is just so sad to watch 😭

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          I once more have to check what universe I’m in because I’m sure I went through a wormhole somewhere.

          😅 please tell me that someday, you’ll be back someday, one day!

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    Is it Sunday yet??? 😭 /rewatches Someday or One Day OTP scenes /😆

    It gets better. To me the reveal at episode 8 was the best of it yet. The main plot comes full circle on that episode. One bit I have a gripe but did not dampen my interest in the show.

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      I freaking love the opening theme, i think I will listen to it on repeat when I work. Along with sneak peaks at OTP… 🤭🤭💘💘💘💘💘

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        I love all the songs! The time travelling song (fingers on eyes), opening song (You’ll be back to me someday! One day!), and the ending song (the one part of the song is translated “would there be another dimension, another body, that can give us an alternate ending?” 😭) these songs are sooo fitting with the drama!

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    does it have a happy ending?

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      I don’t know yet, it is still airing! I actually don’t bother much with happy endings but i just want my endings to make sense.

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@azzo1 : Thank you for sharing with us a part of you life. Although I really hope one day we will have a Mr. Azzo on DB and I think he will find it really touching your thoughts on him 🙂 All the best

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#Diary of a prosecutor 7
This episode deserves a 10/10 rating, they dealt with bullying very well, it\’s hard to accept our mistakes, but that the only way forward!
P.S. It is definitely way better than that high rating doctors show, but nobody ever said that popular things were good.

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    The meta did make me laugh – that people don’t even watch dramas about prosecutors anymore, but they might watch ones about doctors.

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JUST BETWEEN LOVERS Rewatch,
The first thing I realise is why the English title was RAIN or SHINE, and that was simply because the ice cream shop in the soon to fall down mall, in which they first met was called Rainy Shine.

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Rant coming : Stove league: it is miserably written…
Okay if you like it and don\’t want to bother please move on to next post…
Salary negotiation part: it was horribly written.
Given that players have to apparently buy their own equipment, and then to evaluate them only on one seasons performance was such a good topic to be explored but the show just made a disaster out of it. This was a clear case of hero worshipping. Ian what ever the hero does, he is the one in the end to save the day all alone, just by revolting against the company. He doesn\’t want any humanist on the negotiation table but he in the end will turn out be the one who cares the most about everyone. Come on show, when people fight for negotiation of salary in case they pay for many personal equipments and treatment, there is a good deal of money involved which has to be paid, if they were all super rich and could live with sub par money they wouldn\’t even bother in first place.
The villian was their agent, who had no control over his own contract, what kind of agent was he is he did not put a backstop on negotiating without him? A pretty dumb one. You don\’t make a hero smart by making villians super stupid who can\’t even scheme well. Cutting away family support for players is also very big issue, players are also human and have family who will pay for it? How will they raise their kids?
Also the players who hired an agent must have a reason to do so than just they not liking the manager but in theend siding with him. If it was going to be this easy why even bother.
The only villian who was a bit on the smart side (only a bit) was the baseball player Lee gyu.
Every one else is so stupid that almost there is no conflict.
Then the case of hiring his own brother, that was like really really unprofessional. You have to disclose that information at the beginning of the interview not the end. And you for duck\’s sake have to leave the interview panel. This is like 101 but since he is the hero we are supposed to look over it and then feel unfair when he was fired for this reason, i mean why?? They would have hired the brother any way without him and they could still have the conversation with the brother at home, ah but then the already useless female lead would be even more useless.
Great! Well down show. Was this a story of underdogs, apparently winning over dumb people. Nice!
And the hero even manages to fool other managers without any consequences and they are holy saints and don\’t pull any underhand tricks on him, why? Don\’t they know if he can trade a player or not? Don\’t they do their own research, don\’t they have brains?

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Now people, how do i write a resignation letter from this errand boy level post, even though i have removed JCW from my oppalist(for his dubious choice of dramas), he keeps on sending me on errands.
So my stats are as seen and how big numbers do i need to get rid of this slave errand boy contract?

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    *puts on popcorn for latest Errand Boy freakout*

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    If I’m not mistaken, on avg it takes 3000++ comments to move to rooftop. Therefore, looks like you can’t resign yet and have to run more errands to buy a fancy rooftop of your dreams. Fighting!!!! 💪🏻

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      T_T , Guess i have to start rants on some shows… But i guess i will just take a break! Lol!

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      not true.. i have over 4K comments

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        On average 3000++ comments (that means a lot of people would have a lot over 4000 as well ) when they changed level. She doesn’t contradict your stats.

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          lol.. that’s not right..
          even 10K is more than 3K.. i can say that people would have had changed to levels..

          if it says 3K++ then that means close to that number

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        I recently moved up and this was my stats. If you comment more on the db threads, you move up faster. So if 3k were comments mostly from db threads, you’ll level up. Now, I don’t visit db threads often and I hang around/comment more on the fanwall, so it took me 4,500+ comments to move up. I also think the number of likes is irrelevant. Snarky had 31k comments and she was still an errand boy until sometime last year.

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          i am genuinely curious.. why people are so obsessed with these levels..
          is it bringing in any privileged benefits?

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    @oppafangirl: I LOVE LOVE LOVE 💕 💖 your cover photo!!! Jung-Hyuk in his damsel in distress saving motorcycle!! 😍

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I loved ep7 of crash landing so much!!! (But don’t tell people that it snows in summer in Switzerland over Interlaken)

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    Haha I was so confused at the snowing scene too. It looks too warm to have snow like that! I had to check my screen if it’s dusty or my eyes were broken =))

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      The trees and lush green grass and people’s clothing was all summer and then suddenly snow falls, i was like eh?? Really? Why are are you being over show? LoL!

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    I was there in the summer and it didn’t snow for me *sulks*

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      Awww, this is what happens when TV shows go overboard. My dad always loves Switzerland and e has watched so many movies shot there and then when we go and it’s not like that he complains so much, lol! Why is this not here, why is it not snowing? I have to keep on telling him that it was just a show not reality. Lol!

      On the other hand, you could go a bit up to the mountains and then there is snow. A lot of it.

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        We did not expect any snow to be honest but we did get a lot of rain in the 4 days we were there!

        We wanted to go up the mountains but we were on budget restraints.. especially we’d been to two more countries before coming to Switzerland!

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Today is CRASH LANDING ON YOU day! Yayyyyyyyyyy!!!! Finally i will get the next episode!!!

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Updating to a new cover: Saturday come fast, I am really waiting!

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