Beanie level: Noble idiot

The ending of Backstreet Rookie was so… Meh. This show took the wrong risks in the beginning and had to play safe in the end. Oh well. It wasn’t a bad show but it could have been amazing.

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Big data AND swat teams AND swordfights? The King is so extra. I just got a Buy 1 Take 1 sageuk and science fiction drama promo, with extra cheese on top.

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    And to think SWAT just stood by while the king is galloping towards them instead of securing the future queen who was RIGHT there. aigooo…

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Loving Psychopath Diary. The wild plot. The ahjumma pants. This bromance!

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Watching The King feels like assembling something from Ikea: I liked the concept but I can\’t make the pieces fit, it\’s missing some screws, but I\’m in too deep to give up.

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    Have you tried bitchesoverdramas.com ? There’s a lot of interesting analyses and informed opinion over there.

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Episode 2 of The King. What is going on? So far I have a convo on Quantum Mechanics, a horse, and a gratuitous shot of LMHs biceps during a rowing competition.

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    I feel like this is a fair encapsulation of the entire show thus far. Weird magic/science, lots of gratuitous shots of LMH looking attractive, a horse, a thirsty female politician who wants to become a royal, Woo Do-hwan’s many on-point facial expressions, and a whole lot of insta-love.

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    I’m not that into the show, I’m only watching because it’s the only drama I’m watching rn. It picks up some pace from ep 4 and then from ep 7 lol. But I’m enjoying bitchesoverdrama dot com (basically the writer packmules’s this is her blog domain) take on this show. And probably that is why I am sticking through it. I read her analyses and this show seems better than it actually is. What I’m afraid of is that her analyses is so in depth that it may be probable that the show leaves those things unexplored and that’s a bummer.

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The female leads in Meow The Secret Boy and Poem a Day have uncannily similar facial expressions and mannerisms.

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Found this amazing post that has the poems and books in the first few episodes of Weather is Fine. https://koreandramaland.com/when-the-weather-is-fine-books-part-one/

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In the midst of a plague, all the giggles in Episode 12 of Lucky Romance reminded me that there is always something to squeee over.

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My city is on lockdown, with an 8pm curfew and local travel banned. School cancelled for a month and offices encouraged to telecommute until further notice. When life mimics drama.

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    It may be a big inconvenience, but be safe and healthy out there, dear Beanie. This, too, shall pass.

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    My country is lockdown, and people are supposed to be on the streets only to go to work or to buy food.
    I have to go to work, so that’s the only time I get out of my house. I’d rather work home, but I can’t.
    Please, stay safe!!

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I\’ll Find You On a Beautiful Day really reminds me of the musical Into the Woods, where the forest is a wild, untamed place where unclear paths force choices that help you understand yourself.

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Must get over the guilt of dropping dramas. It\’s like my Mom telling me to finish my food — and those \”Continue Watching\” prompts really get naggy.

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\”“Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.” – Wind in the Willows

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I LOVED Wind in the Willows when I was child. Thanks to “I’ll Find You on a Beautiful Day” I suddenly want to reread it.

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This just squeezed my heart. I dont like Season 2 as much as Season 1, but lines like this make me remember why I can’t leave Doldam Hospital.

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My FB wall is exploding from friends who aren\’t even KDrama fans saying they can\’t get over Crash Landing on You. Welcome to the rabbit hole, friends. Grab a seat, have some tea. We are all mad here.

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    We are all mad here

    Yes, yes we are and it’s wonderful.

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    Thank you Netflix (didn’t think I’ll say this) but so many can watch because of that.

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    I’m selfishly hoping it’s in the US so Netflix will pick up more “true” currently airing K-dramas with a set length.

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I feel like a traitor BUT the best dramas for my sanity in 2019 were CDramas: Untamed for epic story telling, Go Go Squid for happy feels. Is it time to think of not just Kdrama but Asian drama?

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    Not sure, but I suspect that the site’s owners have some special connection to S. Korea (govt, networks, agencies, PPL sponsors, etc, etc). So non-Korean discussions might be an unwelcome distraction, tolerated because they want the site to be popular and friendly.

    PS: a really clever person might be able to pin down the ownership a bit by tracking which shows get lots of attention and which get neglected, an looking for patterns of links to specific companies.

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    I’d bring my C drama babbling to another website but there’s unfortunately none that has a community like DB.

    I didn’t consciously made an effort to watch C dramas but this year kdramas were really underwhelming and C dramaland had some really amazing ones.

    On another note, I noticed some new beanies whose posts seem to promote kdramas. They don’t discuss or engage(at least from the little that I’ve observed), they just post on fanwall and that’s it. I was wondering if these were ‘engaged’ to promote more on kdrama?

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      The community here can be hardly found somewhere else. There are sites that do c dramas and at times T dramas too but there is nowhere as civil as it is here. Idk if there is some promotion of korean content here but I have never seen non korean drama discussion being censored in any way so DB still remains an open space.

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    But… What about Be melo? I will have to say this was the only kdrama that I enjoyed this year. But there were better dramas, my favorite being a Taiwanese drama and my happy go lucky show being C drama Arsenal Military Academy which I liked better than GGS but enjoyed them both. Kdramas were lackluster in leaving an impression this year like I easily got over them once they finished.

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    This is why I spam the fanwall with my cdrama love 😅 I’ve watched more cdramas this year than kdramas. And the last few months I’ve just not really felt like watching any kdramas.

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This has been a stressful month with bad news and work stress coming one after another. Then I pretend my drama is a Kdrama.

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    Mine has always been say the word ‘gasp’ and then move on.

    Plot twist it nice too.

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      I say things too, but typing them here would probably get me kicked off this site.

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        Oh, I get it. I have been there as well. I mean, I don’t want to say I have a mouth like a drunken sailor. But I am not, not going say that I do.

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I will miss this show.

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\”I\’ll remind you everyday what an amazing person you are, so you never forget.\” – When the Camellia Blooms, Episode 4.
Skip the fireworks and roses, guys. This is what every woman really wants.

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Drama is good for your health! The full article on Women’s Health (Your Brain on a Romcom) also says it can help insomnia, and belly laughs lower blood pressure as much as exercise.

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