Beanie level: Unemployed slacker in a sparkly tracksuit

Obligatory evening No Second Chances post. I’m not a baby person (except for my niece), but guys with kids is a whooollle other story asdfghjkl *ignores his age*

https://kdramastuff.tumblr.com/post/189538267695

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Oh the bean count came out… huh. I\’ll be back. I got sick again…:}

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Hello yes I’m obsessed with No Second Chances that is all goodnight.

https://kdramastuff.tumblr.com/post/189539217830

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THE MOST NUMBER OF WORDS SIC HAS WRITTEN ON A KDRAMA: Top 10.
(year watched in brackets, word count in bold)
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1) Lookout Final Essay (2017)- 5473
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/165426/

2) Memories of Alhambra Final Shitpost and Rant (2019)- 4172
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/700874/

3) Circle Final Review (2019)- 4115
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/892991/

4) Hundred Million Stars Final Essay (2018)- 4018 (this didn\’t break DB)
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/656078/

5) Arthdal \”The Horse And His Carrot Boy\” Final Recap Essay (2019)- 3916
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/886614/

6) Her Private Lyfe Final Essay (2019)- 3516
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/792043/

7) Hotel De La Luna Episode 7+8 Shitpost and Rant (2019)- 3068
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/846648/

8) Kill It Final Shitpost and Rant (2019)- 2796
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/768322/

9) The Light In Your Eyes Final Essay (2019)- 2391
http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/811460/

10) The Crowned Clown Final Essay (2019)- 2016 (this did break DB)
***Link in Comments***
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N.B. *Technically my I Remember You Complete Show Reaction Transcript and Final Write Up is number 6 at 3703 words, but I haven’t shared this on DB yet so I’m not including it, and it is like my entire list of notes and commentary from the whole show watching so it sort of doesn’t count. Anyway, I may share that or just the final write up at a later date.*
Tagging @anothernicole because you wanted this with links πŸ™‚ sorry it took so long to share.

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    Honestly, most of these are rants. Which is kinda sad, when you think about how I only like 2/11 of these dramas, but it is a good indicator of how much I like to analyse stuff πŸ™‚

    The Post That Broke Dramabeans (true story):
    http://www.dramabeans.com/members/sicarius/activity/734770/

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      You also wrote quite a few on EXTRAORDINARY YOU if I remember correctly. Some of them are on my fanwall.

      Well. Here’s to 2020 giving you a chance to analyse shows you enjoy! 😊

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        There’s a lot sitting between 1k and 2k, I don’t think EY makes this list yet, but yes I’ve written a bit on it and there’s more to come lol.
        Also this is just like a list of SINGLE write ups per word count, not how much I wrote per drama over the whole run time, every post and every rant, because that’s almost impossible to count hahahaha

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    Damn girl, how do you FIND that many words?

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    Can I suggest JOSEON X-FILES for a review? I’d recommend it over CIRCLE.

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    Was the post about Remember You also a rant? I like the leads very much but I tried the first eps long ago and dropped it, the ML felt like a Sherlock copy and PBG had not yet shown up, JN also wasn’t at her best. Many people liked it so I keep thinking about giving it another chance? For the record I think I’ve been really demanding with kdramas lately, most of these in the list I dropped after 20 minutes, and the ones I did complete, like MoA, Million Stars and HdL, also deserved rants.

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      Lol. Not entirely no. I actually loved IRY.
      The ending wasn’t perfect and I did critique it because I thought it could’ve gone an extra step farther, but in comparison to most of these other essays it is a soft critique and I praised it too.

      Perhaps it takes a bit to get into, I don’t know. I’ve watched Sherlock and I didn’t find him much like Sherlock at all; I can see the similarities but I think entirely different things were tryi6to be explored with each character and in IRY his motivations and background are quite different.
      I really enjoyed it from a character perspective and found the plot writing exceptionally tight for the majority of it.
      Some people didn’t like the romance, I thought it was fine.
      It also had some excellent directing and clever moments.
      I would highly recommend it though. And definitely give it another chance.

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      Lookout I would also highly recommend. It’s the only write up on this list that is more praise than rant. (There’s still ranting because the execution of the ending was poor though lol).
      The rest of these shows I pretty much hate, although some more than others (e.g. Kill It is trash but I weirdly liked a lot of it, and Circle I don’t despise I just thought it was heavily flawed and couldn’t enjoy it as much as I wanted to, but The Crowned Clown is my most hated drama) and goodness knows why I finished them all but I did.

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        Kill it was one of those dropped in 20 minutes kkkk
        Clown was sageuk and I knew it would be about politics so also dropped
        The most hated in this list will always be Hotel del Luna because even the title is ridiculous and I made myself go through the thing.

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          Oh make no mistake, Kill It isn’t GOOD at all, and the essay is pretty much all ranting about it lmao, but I enjoyed watching it pfft.
          If I had to rank these like from most hated, HDLL and HMS would come second after TCC. But if you want to know more about what I think of each you have the essay links now hahaha

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    THANK YOU <3 Looking forward to this.

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I… I wanted to share my most words written on a kdrama top 10 post tonight with LINKS to the relevant posts/rants/essays/shxtposts but guess what…
9 links? Ok.
10 links? TOO MANY!!!!!
An aesthetic formatting nightmare.

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You honest to God made my night, you wonderful person you @msrabbit. You guys just take my jokes and make them better. Bless.

Ms. Rabbit 🐇
December 4, 2019 at 1:58 AM

[Hands over Potion made from Lazer Unicorn Tears in Melona flavor to recharge]

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I went out an hr ago to get ramyun to eat whilst watching No Second Chances, intending to be back in 5 or so minutes…
and then I spent the hour walking round the cemetery in bare feet smelling rose

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The temptation to buy Healer on Amazon is really strong but for the small issue that is known as Money.

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oh look its me

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*snorts at Vagabond\’s finale*
What kind of madness can I concoct for the finale sheetpost hmm? *eyebrow wiggle*

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    If it doesn’t involve Dalgeon as Dark Vadar you’ll have failed this fan wall.

    Also, I can’t believe it took me 16 episodes to realise the reason they named him “Dalgeon” was solely so they have a bunch of people call him “Gun” in English.

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      Yeah but now if I DO do Dal Geon as Darth* Vader it won’t be as fun or as surprising…

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      but you guys watched this show.. it can’t be that bad? and it had very high ratings right?

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        Oh yeah it was amazing. 11/10 would recommend.
        You know, I’d recommend EVERYTHING I watched this year, because I only watch good shows. It was just such a good year of kdramas, I’m so content and satisfied like wow no year of kdramas has ever been this good. I can’t WAIT for next year to watch even more highly rated amazing shows.

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          Be careful at overusing the sarcasm muscle. No matter how well toned yours is, it can still get strained.

          As for Vagabond, I blame my father. Whether’s it’s nature or nurture, it’s still his fault.

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          hmm.. you may struggle with dropping dramas.. but so many of you were watching it..so i assume something must have kept you hooked..

          like last time the last empress was nonsensical but melodrama was so OTT that people enjoyed the tomfoolery.. and well.. it was kind of fun..

          where does vagabond fit.. so stupid that it is funny.. ? because artdal was plain bad .. snoozefest, dull, illogical, ..just so boring

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            Don’t know about others, but I kept getting sucked back in for the simple question – could it get dumber? And WOW yes, it kept getting dumber! It’s like watching a compilation video on YouTube, except VB had prettier people,

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            to be honest I question myself too.. why did i keep watching it? could it be my love for LSG? but then i skipped that monkey king drama cause of all the bad reviews. i dunno really.

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            I only watched it because I thought my Dad would like it. Because he loves action films and the first half was basically an old-school American action film. And I was right, my Dad did enjoy it a lot (although he hasn’t seen the last four yet, we’ll watch them together over Christmas). If it wasn’t for him I would never have picked it up. But then I would have missed the snarky recap fun.

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            Vagabond was hot trash but I knew it was gonna be from the trailers alone. About half of it was bearable because it was so bad it was funny. The other half of it was just bad.
            I watched it and kept watching it cos I said I would sh☠️tpost it and I did.

            I’m a very committed masochist sh☠️tposter.

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    Justice, dear Queen, Justice!

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    You give it a Season 2 shitpost that may or never come?

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Vagabond, I am so freaking glad you\’re ending tomorrow.

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Vagabond Episodes 13+14 Sh☠tpost

RADIO 1 MELONA PRESENTS:
Tonight we have a very special guest on air, HRH herself, Sicarius Queen of our fair land. She will be hosting her spec-ialty, The Sh☠tpost. And the subject of tonights sh☠tposting, is, you guessed it, VAGABOND, or as it is colloquially known, Bobby Bond. For the occasion HRH has dressed up accordingly in her Ghost Queen attire. She is looking very… ghostly.
Yes and joining her this evening is an ex cast member of the show. She’s asked me to leave the introductions to her so… without farther ado… take it away Your Majesty.

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🍈 Ghost Sic: Good evening fairest subjects and welcome to Late Nights With Assassins. Tonight I have a very special sh☠tpost for you all. I will be interviewing none other than the Ghost of Cha Dal Geon himself, hero and suicidal maniac of the VAGABOND FRANCHISE. Welcome, Dal Geon-ssi!!!

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Thank you for having me, Your Majesty.

🍈 Ghost Sic: The pleasure is all mine. Really.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Although… that information hasn’t actually been released yet, Your Majesty… the whole franchise thing?

🍈 Ghost Sic: Oh really? My bad. SPO-ILER ALERT FOLKS. Coming to your screens next October!
*both occupants of studio look into camera with awkward and fake smiles respectively*
So anyway, Dal Geon-ssi- I know you were having trouble a few weeks ago, you Nine Feline Lives ran out… however, you successfully activated GHOST MODE I see?

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Yes, Your Majesty.

🍈 Ghost Sic: And how is that treating you?

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Ah well I just can’t seem to help dying, Your Majesty. I’ve already lost 2.5 of my ghost lives.

🍈 Ghost Sic: You know what my good man, me either. I’m always dying. It’s such a hassle on the Queendom’s Economy I tell you. And you’ve already lost 2.5 lives already? Well that’s just not on man, get it together would you!

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: I am trying. I think there’s a bug in the game if you ask me.

🍈 Ghost Sic: Oh really. I am familiar with Game Bugs… tell me more about it.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Well it’s an RPG right. You get to play as the main character, and the character makes certain decisions along the way to forward the overarching game story.

🍈 Ghost Sic: Right.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: But the character actions and decision options just make NO SENSE. AND there’s a compulsory love line sub plot that you HAVE to act out to get to the next mission.

🍈 Ghost Sic: Erghh

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Honestly I just point and shoot at things half the time and jump out of buildings because I really don’t know how you’re supposed to get through all the missions wITHOUT dying, and there are NO health check points, even though it keeps telling you to find one? And then I’m pretty sure there is a door in every tavern in this game that has the word ALHAMBRA written on it and you can’t help but notice it because it’s like glowing.

🍈 Ghost Sic: Oh no.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: I didn’t open any of them though because I already die enough in the game without weird magical side quests on top of that.

🍈 Ghost Sic *fake grinning out of fear*: A wise decision… tell me, Dal Geon-ssi, there isn’t an NPC in this game called JEFFERY at all is there?

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: No I don’t think so. There are some weird red boxes though; those do mean damage to one’s health I tell you.

🍈 Ghost Sic: No Jeffery? Hmmm well that’s good I suppose but what about these boxes?

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: They’re like TNT boxes but you can’t pick them up, they just blow up in your face and make your health drop and they have other stuff written on them instead of TNT. Things like TCC and HDLL and KI☠ and EXPOSITION, HACK and PLOT HOLES, and then one with some weird runes on it I couldn’t read.
Dunno what that’s about. And then when you’ve been blown up by them these weird dummies always pop up and you have to kill them to be able to move on.
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, THEMATIC CONSISTENCY and LOGIC are the typical names they bear.

🍈 Ghost Sic: Well that’s just maddeningly unhelpful isn’t it. However you managed to get this far I don’t know.
Tell me a bit about this story of the game you’re in.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: What story?

🍈 Ghost Sic: You know the story of the game you mentioned?

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Oh well… I just SAY that you know…

🍈 Ghost Sic: Right…

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: There isn’t a lot that… well… Honestly if I’m being honest with you, can I be honest with you?

🍈 Ghost Sic: Of course.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: I really don’t think there IS a story. I think the WHOLE drama I mean Game is just a big action junkie playground DESIGNED to make you die and reach ghost mode. I think that’s the whole point. To die so many times, you have to be saved by some wack ghost mode that makes no sense with the rest of the game lore.

🍈 Ghost Sic: You know, Dal Geon-ssi I wasn’t going to say this…

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon : Say what Your Majesty?

🍈 Ghost Sic: Oh alright, I’ll tell you, you deserve to know.
I suspect… there is a bug, and I suspect that bug is actually an intentional glitch, which would line up with what you just said… and I suspect that the glitch is in fact … well… *looks conspiratorially around the studio* I think it is Jeffery.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: But who IS Jeffery?

🍈 Ghost Sic: Well… Jeffrey… originally, Dal Geon ssi- he was just a game. But then… he started to take on a life of his own.

🐔 *ghost dal geon gasps*: A life of his own? You mean… you can’t possibly mean~~!!!??

🍈 Ghost Sic: That’s right. He came to LYFE. And he started killing characters, just like yourself. First there was Hyun Bin. Then Ki Yong. Then! Jingoo died three times.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Three Times!

🍈 Ghost Sic: And then… I was a victim. At first, I thought I was just sacrificed to appease the writing gods. But now, I’m not so sure. I have a theory, Dal Geon-Ssi.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: Do go on!

🍈 Ghost Sic: Every death, of a character, a theme, a story, of good writing, of good storytelling and of the brave sh☠tposting knights that try and uphold these dying traditions, is the result of Jeffrey. He is, the One True Evil, the incarnation of everything wrong with everything, he is the True Villain. The Greatest Metaphor and the one responsible for… my insanity, and your truly, truly horrific experiences over the last 12 weeks of game play.

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: No!

🍈 Ghost Sic: YES!

🐔 Ghost Dal Geon: NO! HOWEVER WILL WE BEAT HIM! HOWEVER WILL WE SURVIVE!

🍈 Ghost Sic: I DO NOT KNOW, GOOD KNIGHT. I DO NOT KNOW.
*Ghost Dal Geon and Sic turn and look dramatically into the camera, even though they’re on radio*

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Ahhh… thank you for listening everybody.
That’s the end of the Queenly Sh☠tposting Spe-cial. Will the Queen and Dal Geon find a solution to beat Jeffrey, or will Jeffrey become the Joker to the Queen’s Batman? Tune in Next Week for the VAGABOND series sh☠tposting finale and perhaps, to find out.
And that also concludes our late night segment. Our late night segments are run by a variety of hosts and are always add free for your convenience.

To hit off our Endless Music Till Morning we have BABY DON’T STOP by NCT U.
Good night folks~

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The Vagabond Episodes 11+12 Sh☠tpost that SHOULD’ve happened Two Weeks ago #schedule?what’saschedule:

β€” VAGABOND RPG UPDATES β€”

03:32:67 EPISODE 12 031119
CURRENT LIVES REMAINING: 0.5

ENEMY HAS THROWN ITEM_GRENADE.
KILL RAIDIUS OF A GRENADE IS 15M.
HERO_PARTY POSITION IS 5M FROM GRENADE.
*SCREEN FADES RED*

*flashing text*
LIVES REMAINING: -0.5

*TEXT CRAWL: YOU HAVE LOST ALL YOUR LIVES. YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY POTIONS, ANTIDOTES OR UNICORNS FOR HEALING. PLEASE START AGAIN OR REFER TO SAVE POINT MENU*

*click*
*save menu*

YOUR LAST SAVE POINT WAS: Your House, at Midnight, With Three Assassins outside the door.

NOTES: This is not an optimal save point. If you would like to choose another save point, please click HERE. To continue the game from your current position you will have to activate GHOST MODE.
Would you like to active GHOST MODE?

YES ……………… NO

*yes is selected*

HOW TO ACTIVATE GHOST MODE:
Climb the tallest Mountain of the Far Moon Continent on the 6th day of the 7th month, when the Moon is Waning, in a Monkey Suit. Retrieve the Melon Moon Flower from the top of the Mountain. Return and present it to your bride before the full moon of the next month. Then the Ghost Queen of Melonia will appear to you and give you MODE_GHOST.

You may then continue the game.

You have (5) β€œlives” in Ghost Mode. If you run out of these lives, it will be GAME OVER.

You cannot pass Go. You cannot collect $200. You will have to restart the game from the beginning.

Good luck.

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Remember the end of Age of Youth 2.
Remember how Ssongmin did and also didn\’t sail.
Wow thanks YouTube for reccommending me an AOY video and making me bitter all over again.
THANKS A LOT.

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    I sometimes like to hurt myself and even watch FMVs about them.

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    Sometimes I imagine what it would feel like to live in a world that nobody ever loves me back no matter how much I give.

    Ssongmin was that world.

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… hello

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It\’s that time of year again.
Classic Tetris World Championships.

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Watching this reminds me of that one time I had a dream in fluent Korean and yet I’m not even bilingual.

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    From their background, it’s natural that they are so at ease in a specific language and that they have ones more confortable to use for certain situations (English when you’re fighting is really great to tell directly what you want).

    I don’t know if it’s because I’m not an English speaker, but their experience with languages doesn’t shock me.

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      It doesn’t shock me either lol? Idk… did it shock some people?

      I guess a lot of their fans are impressed by it, but that’s understandable; trilingualism is nothing to be sneezed at.

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        Yeah there are people who find it insanely awesome haha. Maybe they represent a group of people who only speak and understand one language.

        I believe coming from a multicultural background and trying their best to keep a good level in all languages while staying in one country is the most interesting part.

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          Most of the English speaking world is only monolingual.
          And growing up in a country where there wasn’t a lot of opportunity to become bilingual, which was really frustrating for me as someone who loves languages and thinks bilingualism should be compulsory world wide, I understand them getting excited about it.
          To me being able to converse in two or more languages, now matter how good or bad, or even norm it is elsewhere, is worthy of respect, since not everyone has the opportunity to get there.

          Especially if, as you say, they try and maintain their level of fluency in those languages, because it’s so easy to loose.

          But yeah they lead very fascinating lives and come from really interesting backgrounds.

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You guys wanna hear a fun story?
No Sic, we want your Vagabond shitpost or that EY essay… or maybe if you don’t feel like it a gush post about Healer
Of course you do.
No we said… oh alright

Story Time
So the other evening I was having A Bad Night™, and after a very long hot shower trying to get my brain to shut up I get ready for bed in the complete dark because lights hurt our eyes precious, make the headache worse precious, and then I decide to have panadol (paracetamol) before passing out because screw the headache, except that I, A FOOLISH PERSON, in daze, put arnica cream on my wrists first (because we still have wrist issues yes it has been a year and a half no I don’t want to talk about it) and THEN go to the kitchen to find the panadol. EXCEPT WE HAVE ARNICA CREAM ON OUR HANDS NOW DON’T WE. AND OUR PARACETAMOL COMES IN TRAYS NOW DOESN’T IT. So we have to try and pop the panadol directly into our mouth without touching it so we don’t get a weird numb lip or tongue (because … arnica). I go to do this but then on the second pill cut my frakking lip on the thin aluminium tab of the now open pill on the tablet tray. Oh shit now we’re bleeding. Gulp the water down, get blood on the glass but I don’t find that out till next morning, grab a tissue, slap some papaw ointment on it after finding it somehow in the dark and AH SWEET OBLIVION FINALLY.
Wake up with a nice cut lip, that is healing just fine but really, that’s way too much drama for one evening, Self, chill out.
The End

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*contemplates becoming the Ghost Queen of Melonia again*

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Fun fact:
Your likes don\’t go down when you delete a post.

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