Beanie level: Chaebol’s poor doppelganger

Of all things, Sic’s sh☠️tpost reminded me of my own Korea trip & since I was a lurker then I didn’t share anything (or it was still old DB?) 🤔 So sharing some now just for fun.

1. Favorite banana milk at Nami Island
2. Everyone’s favorite river to go to when they wanna cry/think/have deep conversations – Han River
3. I trekked all the way to 63 Building just cos it was featured so prominently in my first kdrama – My Girl
4. Literally took the Train to Busan
5. Gamcheon Culture Village, Busan

I would definitely go again if i had the chance, and do a better research before hand! I felt like i missed loads of places when i came back.

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    This looks amazing! I’m still trying to get to Korea once! It’s crazy because I have a couple friends that go every couple years. I just need to go with them!

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      I went with a friend who had no real interest in Korea so we mostly did normal touristy stuff instead of k-drama-fangirl-hunting stuff. But she was nice enough to let me find JYP’s building and sit in the cafe across it for a while 😊
      Do go if you have the chance! It felt totally unreal seeing all the familiar stars’ face splattered everywhere.

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    These are great photos! I feel like I would need to go there for a month to see everything properly.

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    you are living my dreaaaaaam <333

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Good lord DB has pop up promos now. Whyyyyyy 😭😭

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So maybe Cha Dal Gun didn’t escape unscathed from his Morroccan adventures after all.

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Is that Little Pil-Gu and his bowl-cut hair I see? Also can we have Im Joo Hwan be a good person in this drama 🤞🏼

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    I want Im Joo Hwan to be in a lead role and get the girl!

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      I know right!! But he’s still the 2nd lead in this one I think so let’s hope he’s not evil or anything

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I’m on eps 14 of AOY2. I’ve been enjoying it SO MUCH i didn’t even realize I’m starting the finale. I can’t believe this is ending, there’s still so much story to be told!! Did AOY win any awards??

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If Suzy ever announces her pregnancy..before marriage.. I swear the local k-fans will prolly have a meltdown and die 🤯
https://www.soompi.com/article/1377643wpp/suzy-shows-off-prosthetic-pregnant-belly-as-ashfall-surpasses-8-million-moviegoers

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    The whole of the K-entertainment industry would implode on itself

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      true that..it’s such a scary culture this owning-your-celebrity thing. I thought normal celeb-worship was bad but then i saw k-celeb-worship and they’re on a WHOLE other level that defies rational thinking.

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1. 22nd January coming soon Yayy!
2. It’s great that they changed the labor law. Sure it’ll take longer to finish a drama but at least no one needs to work crazy hours and get killed in the process. Hopefully it’ll give healthier work-life balance for the people.

https://www.soompi.com/article/1377498wpp/2pms-taecyeon-talks-about-reuniting-with-lee-yeon-hee-for-upcoming-drama-the-game-towards-zero

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Honestly I’m not that keen on Eun Jae’s story in AOY2. Why did they break up anyway? I thought they were still together in ep 1 so did I miss the break or what? I just wanna know more of Jiwon & Eun!

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    Break up, they never made it clear, but i feel like they were infatuated with each other for no clear reason and when he realized they were different he broke it off. That’s it. There was no clear explanation needed. And I dont think she actually loved it but got used to him so she couldn’t accept it.

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      A year and half is a long time to date someone for no reason.. anyway i’m just over them n hopefully the story moves on.

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    It will be explained later on Season 2 and although I shipped Eun-jae and Jong-yeol so hard in S1, I understand why they broke up.

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Recently, I dreamt that I called Taecyeon to ask him to rehearse together (i was somehow an extra with a bit part in his drama..lol). He didn’t recognise me when I called (duhhh..) but later apologised & explained it was cause he was still groggy from sleep.

Seriously WTH self 😂😂

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Age of Youth completed and I’m on eps 5 of AOY 2. This is my favorite OST from 1, everytime it comes on during Yoon’s scene i just want to give her a hug n wish the universe gives her a break.

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    AOY made me discover Sogyumo Acacia Band and other K-indie bands. The OSTs of both seasons were so good (Korean and foreign OSTs).

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      Yeah they have a great OST. I like the opening song and the one called Toodoo (i think)

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In no way is kidnapping and the trauma funny but this…is such comedic gold. So i’ll just laugh-cry-[curse at the bad guy/writer] for giving me all these mixed emotions.

#AgeOfYouth

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When the college students are scared of high-schoolers, including even the fierce Kang eonni 😂

#AgeOfYouth

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I haven’t even watched the drama but this OST is already on my list of favorites.

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Because i have the memory of a goldfish – I’m putting down my favorite girlsquad of 2019 for keeps here:

Be Melodramatic
One Spring Night
Search Query: WWW
VIP

Not a girlsquad but no less awesome heroine-villain duo:
My Fellow Citizens

And here’s DB’s own top 10 from yesteryears if any Beanies are interested:
http://www.dramabeans.com/2017/01/top-10-favorite-drama-girlfriends/

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Can one understand Age of Youth 2 without watching AOY 1?
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Was it just a few days ago i wished not too get sidetracked from my current/planned watch list? LOL..

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    I believe, yes, however, you won’t get attached to the characters if you just skipped straight to watching the second season. The first season gave the Belle Epoque girls some depth and they have some serious backstories while the second season seemed to focus more on Ji-won’s backstory (who was still a mystery after season 1), Eun (the new girl), and Ye-eun’s growth, while having Yi-na as a guest, and Eun-jae and Jin-myung deal with the aftermath of their experiences from the first season. Please watch both seasons if you have the time!

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      Ive been watching AOY2 clips mainly on Ji won thats why i wanted to know if i could skip 1. Thats just me being impatient 😂 I shud probably start with 1 since I like the cast too.

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        Yay! Not gonna lie, Ji-won is also my favorite, but I also got attached to all the girls so I couldn’t just skip them. 😂 Plus the girls are really good actresses!

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          My drama logic – well both seasons have less than 16eps, n this has been on my list for a while, so I shud really watch AOY first before Special Labor.. n taraaa i finished the 1st episode. Haha.

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Search Query: WWW ✅⭐️
Favorite drama of 2019 along with VIP 🖤
Favorite character & girl-crush: Cha Hyeon, she who kicks ass over an injustice and swoons over ‘her actor’ equally awesomely.

Though there was a stall in watching (paused around ep 10 for a few months), so glad i picked it up again and thoroughly enjoyed it. Just goes to show that timing is vital, even for drama-watching.

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    Plus the best boss Brian and Puppy Lee Jae Wook. And the drama within the drama, What’s Wrong With My Mother-In-Law. Yes, WWW is my fave drama too 💕

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      In the end I pretty much cared only about Scarlet and her actor. The main couple was hard to understand for me as they went forth and back and forth and back… in the end I didn’t care what happened to them at all.

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        Yeah i know a lot of people found Tami n Morgan boring. Prolly why i sort of stalled watching too, but in the end i was fine with how they ended up. The ladies’ relationship was way more interesting anyway – i loved how Tami n Hyun slowly became besties tho they still argue like mad at work, how Hyun had so much faith in Ga Kyung that it finally made her take the right path and so much more i could list but won’t.. 😁

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2020 plans:
Finish WWW and Marriage Contract.
Plan to watch Special Labor Inspector Jo, Crash Landing on You, Taec’s drama.

Let’s hope i don’t get sidetracked by other dramas for a while 🤞🏼

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The guy’s prolly a big spender in real life too. In 2PM’s Wildbeat they were supposed to save money but when it was his turn to lead, Taec was determined to spend all the money they had. I hope the drama will be good!

https://www.soompi.com/article/1374927wpp/2pms-taecyeon-describes-character-hed-like-to-play-talks-about-acting-with-lee-yeon-hee-and-more

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My updated 2019 bean count is 16 and i added a short description of what i like/remember/feel about the show.

1. Dance Sports Girls – beaned in 2018 [i think i said it was redemption for the guy who got the short straw in APAD]

2. Romance is a Bonus Book ⭐️[best workplace + book feature]

3. Reach of Sincerity [oppa]

4. My Fellow Citizens ⭐️ [Comedic Siwon is the best + badass Mi Young]

5. Her Private Life ⭐️ [fan girl life + smoking hot..]

6. The Secret Life of My Secretary ⭐️ [squuee-inducing giggles]

7. One Spring Night ⭐️⭐️ [Han Ji Min + sad eyes Hae In]

8. Level Up [gaming]

9. A Moment at Eighteen ⭐️⭐️ [teenage angst + Hyang Mi + amazing debut by ML]

10. Let Me Hear Your Song [fantastic classical soundtrack]

11. Be Melodramatic ⭐️⭐️ [rare gem]

12. When the Camellia Blooms ⭐️⭐️ [Dong Baek,Yong Sik, Pil Gu my loves!]

13. Vagabond [rage inducing]

14. Extraordinary You [bright story of a girl and her endless positivity]

15. VIP ⭐️⭐️⭐️ [perfect story/cast/directing]

16. The Light in Your Eyes ⭐️ [Han Ji Min + sad eyes Joo Hyuk]

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    TLYE – i forgot to mention Kim Hye Ja, who is still kicking ass at 78 (with her band of agile oldies)!
    And My Fellow Citizen’s Hoo Ja – iconic lady kkangpae.

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Mission accomplished.
The Light in Your Eyes ✅ before 2020.

Bean acquired.

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