Beanie level: Entertainer-in-training

Yo, this coat though ♥♥♥

*he looks so regal in it*

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Boy, your French is absolutely SHOCKING but you’re cute and you inspire me to do ridiculous and crazier things with my hair, so I’ll forgive you.

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AAAAAAAAAaaaand now I\’m gonna go watch Meteor Garden… yay!

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Okay
Come And Hug Me Final thoughts:
*sssspoilerssss duh*

Shockingly not as bad as I was expecting. They sort of redeemed themselves and I wasn\’t left feeling bitter. Although I still think up till the Annoying Reporter Lady died, it was a better show.

Good Things-
All Hyun Moo\’s scenes. His A+ character development. Him not dying. His lines. My heart. Kim Kyung Nam, you have come a LOONG way from being a random extra in AOY.

Nak Won vs Crazy Dad and Crazy Lady. Uhm? When did you get so badass young lady!? I feel like I should nickpit this but I was just satisfied mostly hahaha

We all knew Nam Woo wasn\’t gonna break before his dad, the confrontation was good but it probably could\’ve packed more of a punch if the lead up was better and had it not been oh I don\’t know, interrupted every 5 seconds by unnecessary flashbacks???
If the show hadn\’t tried so hard to make us believe he was gonna snap (we all knew he wasn\’t, show, don\’t push it next time and make me annoyed and your writing less believable), I would\’ve liked the final conflict better. I just felt the whole will he won\’t he, oooh he\’s a monster, and then his self realization that he isn\’t was a bit… weak. And lacking in development. Especially for what is supposed to be such a nuanced lead. It was great when we finally got there but the lack of smarts in the last three episodes were very eye roll inducing.

But you didn\’t overally screw up show. So, well done, I don\’t have to drop a star 😉

Random Other-
OH GOSH FINALLY SOMEONE SHOT THE IDIOT HOLDING A GUN TO SOMEONES HEAD IN THE LEG do you know how annoyed I get in film and tv at how often that doesn\’t happen? Yikes.

Would have it been more satisfying to watch our heroes set up a trap for Daddio and catch him that way, by baiting him and using him against himself, OR Nam Woo Yah just not bringing the hammer to the dog farm at all so that Dad gets zero satisfaction at all? Or both…? And which one was more in style with the show? *did our detectives do ANYthing smart ever…* 😛

FINAL CONSENSUS:
Did I throw anything? Uhm not really, although I lost emotional investment, and got impatient so while I didn\’t LITERALLY throw anything… eh. \\o.o/

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    Wait Kim Kyung Nam was in age of youth??

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      He’s an extra. He’s in like one lecture shot hahahaha *I have the screenshots somewhere*
      Then he was in Strongest Deliveryman. Then Wise Prison Living. Now this.

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        I’ve started noticing him from defendant which is probably why I didn’t notice him in AOY

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          It’s literally like for less than 5 seconds haha it’s barely noticeable tbh hehe

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    Kim Kyung Nam! So talent!

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    Have yet to see this week’s eps but I’m happy for Hyun-moo. I never thought he’d become my favorite character (I hated his guts in the earlier episodes) 2 weeks before the finale. ^^

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      Oh I never hated him. But I have an affinity for anti hero characters lol! I’m glad you ended up liking him so much. I was really happy with his arc. Probably the most happy compared to everyone elses tbh.

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        He used to beat up Namoo so how could I not hate him? When they were young at least….so yeah I hated his younger self. 😀

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    I lost my bet then.

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      Technically? Yes? But then I was betting no too so I guess I also lost ahaha

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Oh? OH? Can I? Ship? *in the last 30 minutes?* *too late I’m shipping*

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Actually this has been bothering me for a while but I couldn’t be bothered screenshotting it prior to ramble about it till now…
Unrealistic Hug Expectations: A Rant

This one isn’t so bad, but there’s one where she hugged him in her house and she tries to wrap her puny little female arms around his shoulders and it looks SO AWKWARD!!!!
Have you ever tried to hug a tall person or actually just any guy, AROUND their shoulderS?
It’s Awkward and Uncomfortable and you can’t put enough impact into the hug to make it mean anything or feel good. Bonus points if they’re a guy and tall cos RIP you, that’s one A++ lame ass hug and not comfortable for either of you, trust me.
On this note- this is something that has always bothered me in kdramas- the guy always hugs over and the girl goes under? And he always leans down and the hugs looks so fake and staged and sometimes there are gaps in the middle and ugggggghhh nooo!

Tips! Girl- put your arms around his neck and bury your head in his shoulder and hold on tight. Those are the best hugs. I guarantee any guy over 5’10” has the perfect shoulders for nose burying for the average girl.
The dude is too tall to put your arms around his neck cos he’s a lanky beanpole model turned actor? Wrap your arms round his waist and bury your head nose first into his chest. (and enjoy it)

Boys- for the first one WAIST WAIST HOLD THE FRIKKING WAIST or upper ribs, that’s fine too, and pull her towards! you! Trust me! It’s better for everyone! You and the viewer, who will undoubtedly be swooning now at just a hug. *hand placement folks*
If she goes under- then guess what you have my permission to do the awkward two arms around the shoulders squeeze- why? because you’re a guy and you have longer arms and no doubt your female co star is probably tiny and has small shoulders, not ripping great broad ones like you (maybe, the broadness of Korean male leads is very variable but in this case JKY is actually quite broad) and you can fit her in the circumference of your arms.

Dramaland- your kissing game is much better than it was 10 years ago, but up your hug game please. Especially in shows called “Come and Hug Me”… gosh it’s like the writer has never even hugged anyone.

Okay rant over- this has been a crash course in hugs.
Beanies— what are your least favourite and most favourite drama hugs?

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    To comment on this particular hug- it’s not bad. It’s nice. I like it. But it’d be better if she moved her hands down and did the nose burying I was talking about and then he wouldn’t have to lean down so much cos that’s just annoying. 😉 *probably nobody cares about this but yes I rate the hugs in dramaland HARSHLY* *I have issues*

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    I have long had my reservations about hugs in denial and as well. Particularly that noticeable gap between the hugging couple. Why is it there? Is it a camera angles thing?🤔

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    Nice rant! If she buries her nose, then we can’t see her pretty face. That’s my guess as to why they have these awkward poses.

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      Camera angles indeed.

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      We don’t HAVE to see their face if the scene is written well. I guess if they’re having a conversation whilst hugging it makes sense but it’d be more realistic if the conversation were muffled and the person were like “what?” and then they move their face lol.
      Actually, I put up with a lot in kdramaland, but it does endlessly bother me that they use so many cuts for kisses and hugs and close up shots. *frowns* it’s such an ineffective filming technique,

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    AYHT has nice hugs – as you’ll see once you catch up 🙂

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    I agree with @cloggie that AYHT’s hugs are great! 💖 I don’t have any gifs on-hand or else I would use them. Obviously, I must make some…

    Besides those, this hug from Dal-ja’s Spring comes to mind. Mostly because I have a gif of it and I use it way too much, hehe.

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    I always had issues with k-drama awkward hugs, mostly felt like 2 mannequins colliding; it looked that stiff to me. Like just put your arms around his waist! Why bother going to the shoulders?! And yes, burying the face helps us to melt, we need that, we’ll probably never get that.

    I’ve seen very few that qualifies as ok, one is this:

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      Glad to be not alone hehe
      This is cute yes I like this. When they kinda make the awkwardness cute I’m okay with it haha.
      The other one that really bugs me is the sitting hug when they’re SO FAR APART dude that must hurt their backs so much haha.
      We definitely need more face burying and waist grabbing don’t we!! I am trying to think of ones I really like that sort of include that… hmmm

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    Great tips, in my experience they do work well. =D

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I envy people in Dramaland who fan fall asleep so deeply, and so anywhere. Your girl here can barely fall asleep in her own bed and when she does she certainly doesn’t look pretty enough to neatly tuck hair behind the ear…
#UnrealisticSleepingExpectations

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    Another unrealistic sleeping expectation that I cringe a bit is characters in dramaland still on make up at night before sleep and woke up pretty as usual with the make up still on.

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      Oh frik yes! And the hair? Like who wakes up with nice hair? Nobody! Everyone wakes up looking like a scarecrow, some more than others! And I know nobody who sleeps perfectly in a) one position all night and b) perfectly poised in an unbent fetus position.

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        Well I both know people who sleep as specified in a) and b), AND people who like to sleep with their make up on 😁. And my cousin sleeps and wakes up like a princess. I sometimes have a devilish urge to mess her hair and face up while she is sleeping! 😁

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          They are not human. THey can go back to their home planet please. Or teach me their tricks cos… *wtf*

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    I do not like to look at my partner’s face when he’s asleep. It might evaporate whatever affection left. I’m sure it’s the same for him. Opened mouth, slack jaw and loose jowls.

    Only babies, kids and kdrama leads look cute or pretty.

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    Hahaha. I can fall asleep ANYWHERE. It’s both a blessing and a curse.

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      *smh* I hate people like you (not you personally though haha)

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      Same. I can curl up anywhere and be perfectly fine. I don’t wake up all perfectly pretty though lol

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Ugh fine. Let’s get this over and done with and then I can watch Si the Puppy.
With a break in the middle for ranting.

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Things I have supposed to have watched in the last two days:
Coma and Hug Me\’s Finale episodes
Latest WWWSK episodes

Things I have watched: Nothing

Things I will most likely end up watching this evening instead of the things I\’m supposed to watch:
… Meteor Garden

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    I watched Clean Me Heal Me (thank you Liquidsoap) instead of anything else.

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      Me too, I watched Clean Me Heal Me instead and I loved it.
      I have also failed terribly in catching up with robo Shin.

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        Dude Shinnabot is the one thing I WANT to watch but can’t because I’m waiting for my mother ppfffffft

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          I want to catch up, (I watched at 1.5 X to 2X at times) but I only managed to reach ep 14, I am finding it so difficult to press that play button for this show and I once i play, i keep on pausing it. Maybe its just me.

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            Can’t say that’s happened to me yet with Robot Shin (thankfully) haha but it has with WWWSK and CAHM lol

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      Don’t get me hooked on something else please… I’m “watching” 5 things at the moment! haha

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        Btw, just because you said it, I have to say, It was so easy to press the play button for this show. HAHA!!

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        I’m sure it’s not for everyone and we have lots of time for it to derail.

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FTIsland on the 26th and Zico on the 30th.
I really am spoilt by my favourites this month good grief.

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Do you think I will get through CAHM\’s finale without throwing something? *place your bets now*

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    I bet no.

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    I vote- YES!
    You can do it!
    Aja Aja Hwaiting!

    *maybe I just like losing*

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    I bet, No.
    In the end, you will need someone/something to hug and crying for the show.

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    Some people seem to have liked it. I’m just glad it ended and it ended not too horribly. I threw some sighs so I bet you would too 😤. After this drama, all I know is that KimKyungNam is going up on my list of actors.

    I wanted to join in on ranting on the recap page but I just gave up and got content just reading yours and oppafangirl’s rant 😉

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oh hello there

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@hades have you seen this? I don’t know what SVT stuff you’ve seen haha, and I was thinking about it yesterday and for some reason it made me think of you *have no idea why* *enjoy the dorito hair*

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    Thanks for the rec. First time hearing about this. Song sounds cool. Will look up the lyrics later.

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      I don’t even know if I’ve even read the lyrics to this song… pfft

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Happy pill songs
Goodnight, Beanieland!

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GAHHHHHHH Shinnabot spoilers are getting harder to avoid eek *stays off fan wall* *help*

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I can’t stop watching this stupid show. Somebody save me…

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    Enjoy episode 5!
    Watching Meteor Garden is better than fighting with strangers on social media over non substantial issue.
    You’ve done well compare to half people on the internet.

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    I can’t quite save myself.

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    How can I save you when I can’t even save my own self from watching that stupid show. 😂

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    I keep skimming through the episodes wondering how on earth I can last for 40 of them!

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      hahahaha lol SAME! And then I think gosh what if we all do finish? We’re gonna be such a mess hahaha

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    Yay! You made it this far! Did you use my FF techniques for the 2nd male lead?

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      I didn’t actually hahaha I just ranted at him and rolled my eyes and groaned out loud hahaha

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        There’s going to be more groaning. He’s back and I’m already on episode 9. Why am I watching this?

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          I’ve yet to get my head around when we get new episodes and thought I had to wait till next week but NOPE! 4 MORE EPISODES and Sic is now behind. Again.
          Wait I’m supposed to be finishing CAHM and getting WWWSK out of the way not watching Meteor Garden! Again!!!

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Haters gonna hate: this show is actually hilarious sometimes. Case in point:
(And when it’s not hilarious I laugh anyway because it’s ridiculous)

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    At this rate, I am very tempted to check it out.

    Some shows are so bad that they are hilarious. So I guess this one is both actually hilarious and when it’s bad, it’s also hilarious?

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      Oh gosh. No. Not another one hahaha

      Ah yeahp basically hahahaha I mean it’s definitely a guilty pleasure and I’m not really gonna defend it or anything but it is making me laugh so…

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    Scenes like this are making me rethink dropping it. I was laughing the whole time after it was revealed they were out fishing together. And the dancing and waking everyone up for squid? Priceless

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😂😂😂😂

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    This version of Sanchai and A-si are a lot funnier, I love them already 😄

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    The subtitles aren’t good. It should read “Your house is over there, shorty”

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      Eh, this works, only have to get the general gist of what’s going on tbh. My brain then translates the translations lmao

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        Digging Shen Yue, she does look quite short because her co-stars are tall.

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          Yeah I was just thinking like nah buddy, she’s not a shorty, you’re just a frakking beanpole.

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            She had to post of picture of herself against a height measurement chart just to prove she’s a decent 1.6m. That’s quite the average for a Chinese woman.

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Moody Pineapple.

Ngl, I actually kinda like the pineapple hair. Tis totally something I would do if I could be sure my hair would frikking do what it’s told, ever, which it doesn’t, plus my father already calls me Sonic… why not dye it blue and go all the way?? (for the record I have shaved sides and back and a long fringe so this is relatively feasible).
It’s either that or grow out my fringe a la GD in Fantastic Baby… 😉

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Oh! Yay ^-^

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    Sico-ya is Telegram working for you? None of my msgs are getting delivered 🙁

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      BWO? NOOOO and yes it is.,..?

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        So I can see your msgs in the notifications but when I click on them, nothing shows up other than my un-sent msgs 🙁 🙁

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          That’s… super weird. Sounds like a connection error.
          Restart the phone? uninstall and then reinstall telegram? Get the other version of telegram? All of the above???

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        Also Kaybee’s notifs aren’t coming up either so it seems like you are talking to yourself. But it’s about Yoonie? I want to knowww… Major FOMO 😛

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          But we’re not talking about Yoonie… O.o
          *is even more confused* *have you gone forward in time* *what is this madness* *hahaha*

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            Gosh! WHAT is happening???
            I really saw Yoonie
            And then the next one was about bed and waking someone up?

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          Oh know it wasn’t yoonieeee haha it was Yoongi.
          And ok you did see right then.

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