Beanie level: Eunuch in drag

Here is my little appreciation post for a Chinese drama called Once upon a time in Lingjian mountain .
For ones who have never heard of it, it belongs to Xianxia genre (to make it short, it’s set in period time with fantasy stuff like demons, immortals,..) but this drama’s particularity is that it doesn’t take things seriously, like not at all. It is actually filled with lots of jokes and contains some contemporary references like Naruto or even drama tropes !

I checked it out first because I needed more Xu Kai aka my current (but ultimate ?) crush 🙈 on my screen.
I didn’t know what to expect but it was overall really enjoyable. I had a lot of fun watching it thanks to its quirky humor which totally worked on me.
Storywise, it wasn’t perfect and I have some complaints but I loved how wacky both main characters were and the group of friends were also funny and adorable. I was also more invested in the bromance than I thought I would.

Thank you show for this fun ride and giving me lots of Xu Kai’s funny expressions and winks (see my humble collection of gifs in the comments), I’m going to miss you. I may probably rewatch when I need a good laugh.

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    I made this gif collection for fun and I thought I should share with you.
    Now I feel embarrassed I made so many of the same person (for the record, it’s the first time I have done THAT much for a particular person or show). And yeah my gifs are strongly biased, guess for who ? 😅🙈

    Enjoy !

    Using @kudoran’s tagging list : @stpauligurl @azzo1 @13infamyss @wapzy and @waadmay @oppafangirl @noobita

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      Don’t be embarrassed Shindy! Share the Xu Kai love!!!! 😍😍 And thank you for doing just that!! Off to scroll down to ogle at the goodies you bring!

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      thank you Shindy for this wonderful appreciation post full of XuKai’s gifs 😀
      I still have 7ep left but I agree with your description of the show : it’s made for fun but we get attached more than expected to the characters.
      XuKai got to act cute/crazy/serious/funny with lots of winks and eyebrows movements , his role as Wang Lu is a treat for fans 🙂

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      Thank you @shindy – I’m not quite half way through and find myself chuckling so much as they are just sooooo over the top!
      I hope it was as much fun making it as it has been to watch it. Of course I throw all logic and thinking out the door when I turn it on.

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        You’re welcome! I’m glad you’re enjoying the drama!
        I had as much fun making these gifs as I’m staring at my gifs on my fan wall right now..😆

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    😉 Winks (what Xu Kai is known for 😆)

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      Will never grow tried watching him wink like this. Please, Xu Kai wink, hope you appear more in his future dramas! 😘

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        Yeah please! Hope dramalords have listened to this prayer 🙏

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      He looks way prettier than the FL in the last gif , he has killer eyes.
      The conclusion: he should always wear mascara 😂

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    😊 Cute smiles

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    😂😭😠 Expressive Xu Kai

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    💖 Heart gifs

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    🌸 Flowery gifs

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    💪 Xu Kai showing off

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    This is a Xu Kai appreciation post shindy 😝😂. Thank you so much for this. I think Xu Kai is my current crush too but I think I have a crush on his characters (both Gu Yanzhen and Wang Lu) more than him. I liked Lingjian Mountain for its nonsensical-ness. Both Sardinne and Xu Kai made a very weak plot show interesting because of their acting and their characters and also the humor.

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      Ohh I hadn’t even realized that, I mean for real !🙈 anyway, he totally deserves it
      I know what you mean, I loved all his characters (so far!) but he seems so adorable and goofy irl that I can’t help myself giggling and falling for him…
      I think I would enjoy it less if it was not with Xu Kai and I’m not saying that because he is my crush but because he was perfect as Wang Lu

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    😍 Random handsome Xu Kai gifs

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    🛀 Bonus : bath scenes (you know for scientific purpose 🙈)

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      Why of course! We need these for research purposes! I’m glad his ancestor knew how to bath. This was 1911 Gu Yanzhen was doing when having a bath

      He needs to learn from his ancestor

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        I know right ! Surprisingly his ancestor didn’t teach him the art of bathing

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      I always love bonus! XK looks best in a gif! He is very gifable! Lol!

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        Yes, I know right he is so gifable! That’s why I can’t stop making gifs of him (please save me from my insanity…)

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    Wow!!! Well what can I say! That was such a joy to scroll down!! Thank you for sharing all these Shindy! Hope it won’t be the last time you will. Happy Birthday 😘😘😘

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      You’re welcome ! I’m glad you enjoyed it !
      I can’t wait for his upcoming dramas for making more gifs and hopefully with lots of winks… (I’m not sure I will make gifs for Yanxi ? I will see…)

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    So much pretty, I can’t even!
    I don’t know when I’ll get to watch this show, I think I’m in a drama-slump and don’t want to be committed to watching anything but these GIFs are perfect (and @kudoran‘s), laughed a lot just going through these, he’s crazy!

    Thank you, shindy, for sharing with us, such a treat this early in the morning!

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      You’re welcome, Azzo ! I’m glad you had fun just with my gifs and yeah crazy Xu Kai is such a treat for us 😆

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    Thanks Shin 💜💚💙

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    This whole collection is adorable, @shindy!

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Happy New Year 2020 ! 🥳🎉🎊
I wish you all the best. May this new year provide you with joy and love.
Last but not least, may this new year also bless us with wonderful dramas and amazing characters !

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Today is the day I finally stopped my noble idiocy ! Finally !!
Now let me stay beside my king as an eunuch… but shh I’m a girl.

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    It’s so nice to have a (long) message written in the country’s language where she helds concerts.

    Je suis heureuse pour toi 😀

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      Merci ! ^^
      Sunmi even said some words and sentences in french during the concert, she was so cute ! And not the usual “bonjour” et “je t’aime” XD

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        That’s so cool!

        Are you French? I am, so it feels weird to use English if you’re French too haha.

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          Haha oui !!

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            Je m’attendais pas à tomber sur une autre Française. Ça fait plaisir 😀

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            Oui moi aussi, je suis tellement contente de trouver une autre Française ici ! Surtout que nous sommes si rares ici XD
            De quel coin tu es ? Moi, j’habite pas loin de Paris

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            C’est hyper pratique pour aller aux concerts du coup !

            Je fais mes études à Angers mais je viens de la Réunion ^^

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            Haha oui c’est clair lol
            Oh cool! Bah si jamais un jour t’es de passage sur Paris, on peut peut-être essayer de se voir?
            Je suis sûre que @rukia serait aussi heureuse de te rencontrer !

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            Ce serait super en effet 😄

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    SO JEALOUS. I bet you had a blast! Can you believe @vivanesca didn’t go to her Warsaw concert? Smh.

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      There are no words to describe how amazing it was !
      I know right! I still can’t believe LS didn’t go.. smh.
      Sunmi said she will come back here very soon, I will do my best to make LS go with me next time. You can go with us, Min ! ^^

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    I guess Warsaw is further than Berlin then? 🤭

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    I know she’s better

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    I am sure the concert was amazing. My real question is: was Cha Hyunseung there?

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    You wouldn’t even go to Warsaw for Twice I bet smh

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Thank you my dear @rukia for this wonderful day!
Today was a fun ride like our previous meeting, by getting lost over and over in Paris 😂
I really hope to see you again very soon 💕

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Touch Your Heart was a nice drama full of cuteness, which made me grin (almost) every week 💕

Special mention to that adorable couple 💖 (gif credits @tsutsuloo)

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Jang Ki-Yong doesn’t need a gun or a hammer to kill.
Seeing him with cats is already killing me, it’s too much for my little heart 😍💕

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Not the typical shower scene for a “thoughtful scene” but I appreciate it though 😂

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Though it has been one week since Light in Your Eyes ended, I felt I should do a tribute post for this amazing drama.

I had started it from the premiere week without knowing much about the plot.
I have been following Hye-Ja through her new life as an old lady whose youth was stolen from her. Also, seeing what she is going through as an old lady made me think about my own grandparents, I could only sympathize with her.
The show went darker and sadder, it had moments I couldn’t help myself shedding some tears. Fortunately, it also had some light and funny moments to balance the show.
Then, the big plot twist happened and I was sobbing so hard. I realized I was watching a little gem 💖

I loved how meaningful the drama was.
It made me feel so many things. I will be always grateful to The Light in Your Eyes , one of those dramas which end but it still stays with you.
Definitely one of the best of the year 💖

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On a cold day,
While the sun is slowly showing up,
One sip, then another sip of my favourite hot drink,
A little by little, my body is warming up.
While my mind is gently waking up,
My eyes are reading such inspiring words.
All of sudden, my heart is warming up.
Such a nice way to start the day.

Love,
February

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Happy New Year my lovely Beanies !
I wish you all the best for the new year 2019.
May this year be filled with a lot of joy and happiness, and a lot of great dramas !

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My year 2018 is ending on a high note.
Just Dance is my lastest completed drama of the year. It\’s such an unexpected gem 💖

It\’s a lovely drama which is centered about girls, that I didn\’t want to end since I enjoyed it so much !
Highly recommended to all Beanies who haven\’t watched it yet !

Now excuse me, I feel like dancing now. Vamos a bailar 🎵

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    💖💖💖 So glad you loved it, Shindy! A gem indeed!!

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      Thank you Mindy ! It totally deserves all the spotlight on the fan wall !
      I’m glad I haven’t missed that one !

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    It’s a good one to end on.

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    I need to finish it but I don’t want it to end 😅 It was such a great surprise ❤

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      Enjoy it as much as you can !
      Actually I think a little part of me is still in Geoje lol

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How magic PBG\’s smile is ! Just looking at him makes me happy 😍
He is my little sunshine which enlights my day and warms my heart after a tiring day 💖
(How difficult is to pick only some gifs of his beautiful smile among all scenes we can admire it in Boyfriend !)

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Finally, holidays !! I’m on holidayyys !!
Woohoo !! 🎉🎉

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    HAHAHAHA there is no GIF that is more perfect!
    Also, announcing Season 3 will make my holiday double woohoohoo!!

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      Oh gosh, yes ! All I want for Christmas is AOY3 !
      I don’t want a lot for Christmas
      There’s just one thing I need
      I don’t care about the presents
      Underneath the Christmas tree
      […]
      All I want for Christmas
      Is youuu ~ 🎵

      🙏🙏🙏

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        Hear hear, @shindy!
        All I want for Christmas is youuuuu who will live together with the love of your life and your adorable daughter for a very very long time!

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          Your wish will definitely come true !
          Anyway, there is no other way than them happily living together for a very very veryyy long time !
          Right, Santa Claus ?

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    Yay Shindy!! Have fun on your break!

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      Hey, Mindy !! Thank you !
      The first thing I need to do is sleeping ! 😂
      Do you have some holidays for Christmas and/or the New Year ?

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    Enjoy the holiday, Shin~Woohoo~😎☃️ ✨🎄

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    Enjoy!

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Waiting for his bride @mindy, Lee Min-Ki is keeping the guests entertained by warming up his voice before saying “I DO”

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Mindy’s bachelorette Party Treasure Hunt
Challenge #2: Take a selfie with a random stranger.
Weirdly enough, the guy seems familiar..
@mindy, @crysta

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Thirty but Seventeen was an adorable and feel-good show with lovable and relatable characters. I loved how all of them became a family.
I feel sad to let that amazing drama go.. I\’m going to miss you !

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A little gift to @kdramaswimmer

PS : A little bonus in the comments

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      HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
      I loved the bonus even more… an upgraded version…. i am loving it….
      now this is going to be my header… can i use it ?????
      and do we have anything else for bonus ???

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        Sure you can use it !!
        Haha no sorry that’s it for now…

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          ahh still beggers cant be choosers.. what i get it more than enough til i get hold of any of his great drama/movie..but seriously you are such a sweetheart

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            I will let you know if I have something else for you ! 😊

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    AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
    he smiled among all that gloominess around…
    gosh.. that made my day for sure…. khumawo dongsaeng-ah ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

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My mornings haven’t been the same anymore without any hugs @cloggie @leetennant @ravennightstar
Come Here and Hug Me

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Are You Human Too ? wasn\’t a perfect show but it was intense and gave me amazing characters I could totally root for : my girl So-Bong (sorry for doubting you at the beginning..) and my adorable Shinnamon.
I loved their relationship so much, they are so adorable together 💖
I\’m going to miss them…

My Mondays-Tuesdays won\’t be the same anymore, especially without the most adorable smile ever…

However, my watching experience wouldn\’t have been the same without Rabbit. It has actually upgraded it, it was so much fun watching and getting crazy together with my fellow Rabbit Beanies. I hope we can experience it again together very soon (maybe The Third Charm in September? hehe).

Now, I\’m going to wait patiently for September for the for the exciting flood of dramas with SKJ, LMK, SIG, NJH,..
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Why aren\’t we in September yet ?

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    “Now, I’m going to wait patiently for September for the for the exciting flood of dramas with SKJ, LMK, SIG, NJH”

    Hey did I ever tell you that you have great taste

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      Hehe thank you Mindy 💖
      I’m glad we have the same taste ! I’m so excited for September

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    Can’t wait to be right there with you, dear Shindy!! I don’t know how we’re gonna handle that flood. Watch me cry every Monday and Tuesday until September, though. 😂

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    It was the drama that lured me out of lurking and I am so grateful for the lovely company as we quested toward robot rights!

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    Watching the finale with 16 (17?) others was just so great!

    I especially loved the moment where the whole chat area was just everybody going ‘WHAT?’

    Thanks for your fun company on this RoboQuest – and yes, we must do that again.

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      Oh yeah, watching the finale with so many Beanies together was so awesome !
      Too bad, right at that ‘WHAT?’ moment, my keyboard let me down but I was in the same state 😂

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