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Hi everyone~ I started a new job this January and unfortunately can\’t juggle it with my minion duties, so this is my minion graduation post of sorts. That explains why you don\’t see me around much lately. I\’m still adjusting to my new work (Misaeng feels!), but hopefully I can hang out in the comments and fanwalls like a regular beanie again. :\’)

I know this message is too short compared to how huge a Thing Dramabeans is in my life. But you know from my months-late Light in Your Eyes recap that I\’m not good at writing while being pummeled by feelings. >__< So just know that I still heart Dramabeans and can\’t wait to get settled in my new job so I\’ll have free time to wreak (good-natured) havoc in the comments again.

For now, I leave you with a gif from my first and favorite K-drama which perfectly encapsulates how I feel about having to grow up and part with things, especially those that we treasure. Also as a reminder that if you wiggle-butt through life, it wouldn\’t seem so sad after all. (Okay, I totally invented that last lesson, but hey, if it works…)

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    Oh Mary, you did a good job! We’ll miss you as a minion in DB but well let’s say I’m happier that you are back as a beanie as we get to see more of your funny, zippy comments that you did as a beanie earlier. Good luck with your new job 😃

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    I will miss you mary~~~ all the best in your new job!

    Here’s my mary spraying bots gif for memories 💜

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    Congratulations on your new job. Like a drama heroine I hope the new job entails beautiful coats, lots of coffee breaks, handsome chaebols, and the chance to employ the perfect hair flip on occasion.

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    Mary! Congratulations on starting a new job! I’m sure you’ll get to use many of your Dramabeans-based skills in your new work environment, no matter what your new responsabilities entail! Thank you for performing your minion duties so consciensously (I’ve been re-reading with such pleasures weecaps of Misty last week, you and Odilettante were perfect narrators!) and I’m looking forward to reading your “regular beanie” comments (although no beanie is actually regular – all beanies are unique and wonderful).
    Best of luck and see you soon!

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    Congrats Mary and best wishes….but wait, are you saying that there is a Kang Ha‑neul in your new job?

    You are one of my absolute favorite minions and hope to see you around this neck of the woods often!

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    thank you for all the hard work all those years Mary, hoping to see you on DB from time to time 😀
    Best wishes for 2020 and the new work 😁, hwaiting for the Jang Geu-Rae part 😉

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    Thank you for all your hard work, Mary! I hope DB is able to find as awesome a person to continue your position! I will be stalking your fan wall for updates on your new job and what you may be watching! I was glad to finally see your dear Apple butt in a drama this past year! All the best!

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    Congratulations for the new job Mary!!! And thanks a lot for doing so much work behind the scenes and also for the amazing recaps/ funny comments! Here is a booty- shake gif from Apple Butt Oppa for ya!

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    Ohhhhh, mary! Best of luck in your new job, we will miss your steady hand on the tiller here (and your unending efforts at fighting off the dreaded Polish trolls). I am very excited that you will resume life as a regular Beanie and look forward to many funny posts from you! ❤️

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    Congratulations on the new job Mary! I’m sad that you won’t be around as much, but glad that you will still be here.
    I’ve always appreciated your hard work with the bots and everything else you’ve done.
    So here’s to new jobs! (mine started last week as well)

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    I’m not good with change. I really really don’t like it.

    I mean, I’m hope your new job is great and all, but we will miss you.

    Good luck as you leap into this job.

    (I’m sure your landing will be much smoother)

    And I suppose I can be an adult and put on my pirate hat and salute you as you go on this new venture.

    Don’t be a stranger. Really.

    (gifs courtesy of @mindy because her gif skills are the best. Also, LMK basically works for all occasions)

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      what a great compilation of gifs to express how much Mary will be missed.
      Ha ha ha

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    Good luck, Mary!!!

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    Thank you for all your hard work Mary! Good luck with the new job and see you around here on a fanwall or the comment section! HWAITING!

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    Best of luck for a new chapter in your life story and happy wonderful joyful work environment and the best co-workers ever!

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    Good luck with your new job @mary and go enjoy being a regular Beanie. You’ve earned it.

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    Awww thank you & all the best Mary! Hopefully we’ll see you around as a regular ole Bean!

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    I will miss your input like hell, but I’m happy for you!

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    Awww Mary, I’ll miss you! 🤗🤗❤❤
    thank you so much for your hard work on dramabeans, I hope you can keeping squeeing with us about kdramas in the comments.

    Wishing all the best for your new job, Fighting!

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    Congratulations and all the best on your new job, @mary ♥️♥️😘😘😘

    All your hard work has not gone unnoticed over the years and you will be missed ~~

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    Thank you for all your hard work and hwaiting for your new job! You’ll be missed! (Come back soon~)
    We appreciate you 💛

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    Mary thanks for all the hard work!! Good luck in your new job and may Jae Rim watch over you always!! Doncome back often to Beanieworld or we will miss you too much.

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    Thank you Mary for your service.

    Good luck on your new job and looking forward to be spazzing with you on db threads and fanwall!

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    Well….well…shoot. Thats what. Shoot. 🙁
    But! Congratulations! Congratulations, Mary!
    But still.

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    Congratulations on the new job! We will miss you as a minion. But this is not a goodbye, since you will stop by as a beanie, right? You have to swing by whenever time permits!

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    Thank you Mary! All the best at your new job

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    Yay! and boo. Thanks for all your hard work here. I’m sure you did a million more things behind the scenes at DB than we could ever guess. Hope the new job turns out to be fantastic. Maybe this will give you time to come back and write a couple things every once in a while, we love your writing!

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    Good luck with the new job and thanks for all your hard work thwarting the bots. Hope you can pop in as a beanie every so often.

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    Congratulations on the new job! I hope you grow to love it and that it leaves you time for Oppa and Dramabeans posting. Thank you for all your hard work.

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    Congratulations. And good luck!

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    Oh I’m so sad to be kind of late to this!!!!
    mARY- You have done SO MUCH work for dB behind the scenes, and I, possibly more than average beaniedom, know that full well.
    I don’t even WANT to know how many times my other posts almost broke dramabeans, along with that one post that DID break dramabeans. So thank you for all your wonderful hard work (and for putting up with me), and I hope your new job goes well!!!!
    All the best and God bless and you better come and wreck havoc in the comments with us from time to time, you better.

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    Congratulations on your new job mary! Wishing you all the best!

    Thank you so very much for everything!

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    Congratulations Mary and good luck! We’ll really miss you! Yes you must keep in touch as a Beanie!

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    I can’t believe it @mary. I feel like we beanies have lost our own Jo Min-ja.
    (For the unaware that is a HEALER reference.) Good luck on your new job
    and keep blessing us with your wicked sense of humor.

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    Omg, how did I miss your post?! Sorry I’m late. Thank you for all your hard work!
    Gonna miss you as a minion. Congrats and good luck with the new job. ^^

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    I’m so sorry to see your post so late. I appreciate all of the hard work you have to put in for DB and I hope you will have a great time in your new job as well! Fighting!

    Here’s some Song Jae-rim GIFs from my collection to wish you good luck on your new job!



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    OMG I just saw this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    (Thanks for linking this, dear @ally-le)

    You will be missed. and yes, Good luck with the new Job! May you be well and successful and happy there!
    🙂

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    Thanks for the years of minioning, and hall monitoring . Good luck with the new job, I hope you do well. ❤️

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    Oh noooo! Now I feel like the good old Dramabeans is definitely gone 😢
    Sorry…. being sentimental…

    Thank you for all your hard work for Dramabeans and good luck with your new job!!! 😘

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    I hope that your new job works out well. I am forever a fan, @mary.
    Your bot bopping skills are a wonder.
    I send you unlimited coffee, tea, chocolate and so many good wishes that it might keep coming for many years….
    🎊🎉💕💕💕

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    I’ve been adjusting to some big changes as well and haven’t been on DB as much so I just heard the news. Congrats on your new job Mary! I hope you settle in quickly and are able to join us again as a regular beanie 🙂

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    I’m a little late to this news, but I wanted to say congratulations on the new job. All the best! And yes, please continue to chime in on the comment threads and on fanwalls whenever you can.

    🙂

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    @mary,
    I guess I was feeling under the weather when you sent out your “graduation” post and somehow missed the memo. Well that explains why you’ve been so quiet lately. Thank you for all your years of beavering away behind the scenes to keep DB running smoothly. Wishing you all the best in your new job, and looking forward to catching up with you in the comments when you come up for air after settling into you new gig. Aja, aja! Hwaiting, Chingu! 😉

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    Wow, I can’t believe I see this only now! Best of luck to you Mary, at your now not so new job. Hope you are liking it! Looking forward to your comments and inputs as a fellow beanie 🙂

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Current status: listening to Shine on You from Tale of Nokdu\’s OST and working in tears.

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    I didn’t love the drama as much as I wanted but I have to admit it has one if the best OSTs I heard in the recent years. Shine on You and Scar makes me emotional too 😭

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    Hi, Mary. Sorry for disturbing you, but I need your help to deactivate my account. Thanks. 🙂

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I\’m now in the \”watching YouTube MVs\” level of addiction for Graceful Family.

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I\’M SO SWAMPED PLS

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The spam is really choosing this week to test me, lawd…

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    Fighting!!!
    💛💛💛

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    On the other hand, spam is the guy who gets no vacations! Fighting mary!! We love you! *Finger hearts*

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    In the words of Han Ji Eun (of South Korea’s “Full House), the originator of the phrase,

    “Aja Aja ~ FIGHTING!!!”

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    Hang in there @mary – Maybe you could get through it by singing “Spamalot” while wiping them out!

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    I’ve noticed a recurring colorful avatar. Hwaiting!!! Does it make you feel better or worse that I always think of you when I see a spam post?

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    They need to up their name choice game. I haven’t seen many that I like as much as Damian Knitter.

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    Sorry Mary there is a troll on the drama news thread about Vagabond.(Many foul acronyms are being used)
    I admit I should not have fed the troll but in my defense I thought reasoning would work. I should have known better. 😞

    I wanted to tag you but I can’t find the right “Mary”. Sorry about this and to give you more work.
    Thanks as always.

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After going through the fanwalls for a spam sweep and drowning in gifs, my thirsty self wants to start WWW just for that Lee Da-hee ship.

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    You should because that’s exactly what I did and don’t regret anything at all. But I also ONLY watched their scenes so that’s why I wasn’t frustrated by anything else.

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      I’ve considered that. The main ship irritates me so much I couldn’t get through the show itself, but if someone made a cut of JUST LDH’s scenes…

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        Maybe it’s time I should learn how to make compilation videos……

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    Welcome aboard!

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    You should! I found myself enjoying the second leads more than the main leads! HAHA. The Puppy Fan Club will be very glad!

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    Go for it mary!

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    You should! I’m actually enjoying all of the characters. I love shows with strong women.

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    You should! The Lee Da-hee ship is amazing but Jeon Hye-Jin’s divorce from her mother-in-law (sorry, husband of course) is great too.

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    Are you watching or tried I Wanna Hear Your Song? So much sexy Song Jae-rim, I was surprised(and pleased) and of course after having been on drama beans for awhile I immediately thought of you!

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      I don’t know where to find time ;___; but I’m very grateful for people tagging me with Song Jae-rim updates hehe

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        You are very welcome. Hopefully you’ll be able to squeeze it in. It’s worth it.

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@bebeswtz spammers can do anything normal users can do. Not all of them are bots. Some are actual people registering with non-shady emails and manually posting stuff.

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Don\’t ask how or why I know this, but there\’s a huge difference in cuteness between google search results for \”crocodile butt\” and \”cat butt\”

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The spam has been quite… tame this week? (Watch me jinx it and get a hundred vi a gra ads tomorrow)

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I WANT TO CODE PLS

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    Are you watching WWW? Don’t you want to hack? 😈

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      I haven’t started it yet! Huhu it’s ironic that after being an IT Bean, I got even less time to watch shows and write code and hang out in comments section :’(

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        That stinks! But you are the one who keeps us going, so we’re very grateful.

        I hope you’ll have time for WWW especially since it’s all about IT.

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    Wow, you code? May I know what part of the development world are you in? I just started my first development job 4 months ago and am having a slightly hard time :/ . It’s really great to see a kdrama fan who’s a developer 😛

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      Helloooooo~ yes, I do webdev. *waves back*

      How is coding life treating you?

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        Well, coding life is making me suffer from some major imposter syndrome 😛 . You’ve been coding since how long? How did you get into coding? And how did you manage to survive 😛

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          *hugs* I got into coding as a hobby, so I always struggle with imposter syndrome since I worked with CS majors and I can never have that. And tbh, programming usually has a lot of uhm… “genius” types in the workplace that could easily make you feel even more inadequate. :'(

          I coded for 12 years. (15 if we count the unpaid, hobby part.) Hehe

          Having a bit of self-doubt isn’t bad. <3 If you think you're "not yet there", then you'll always give yourself room for growth. And if you're feeling too down about yourself right now, take a look at your older code! I always tell myself "As long as I can laugh and spot improvements in my old code, that means I've learned things since then. I just didn't notice it." This works for other things too like writing, taking care of dogs, relationships, cooking… 😀

          This last point is a bit contentious because I fully acknowledge that it comes with privilege. Not everyone has the free time to do this. But if you can, work on really quick, even throwaway projects for fun. I love the Kdrama fandom because they will enjoy stuff like this that would get lots of bashing on the technical side (free plug) http://kdramalaws.com/manahole/ But fellow fans remind me that coding is really about making things that people find useful (laughing is important too). Because too often, at work, we don't get to see the impact of our code on actual people and that drains my mental battery a lot. :') If you're the same kind of person, try to carve out space for yourself to have fun. Or if you're sick of code, just step away for a while and do something that makes you happy. :)))

          Wow this is so long hihihi hang in there! I'm sure you're doing great, even if you don't notice it! ♥

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            Wowww 15 whole years!!! Daebakk!!! Thank you so much for those kind and wise words!!! I think I need to get my hands dirty with fun throwaway projects!! The manhole one is so cool XD. You’ve honestly given me hope and more hope!! Thank you so so so much Mary!!!!! I’ll now sleep with a smile on my face all because of you!!!! ;D

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My Oppar getting lots of work lately so I gotta work hard too

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    Speaking of Your Oppar, your name might have been mentioned toward the end of the Dramas Over Flowers Podcast 42. It should make you proud.

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*crossing fingers* hoping I\’ll have time soon to work on an update that beanies like and can actually see

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Go to Song Jae-rim’s IG.

You’re welcome.

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Netflix picked up Oh Jak-doo hihi

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    I caught that! All the more reason to finally watch it.

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      This is probably one of those rare times when I appreciate Netflix changing the title. “My Contract Husband Mr. Oh” sounds better. Though using the whole name Oh Jak-doo would’ve been best.

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        Netflix are so squeamish about foreign names! 😂

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          True. 🙁 It’s sad because the point of Jak-doo’s name is it’s very bumpkin-ish. Hehe

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            There was another instance recently where they should have used a name and chose not to…

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    I saw that today and thought of you!

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I watched this movie, Arrival (2016) on Netflix and it opens with Max Richter’s On the Nature of Daylight… the same music that plays during crucial parts of Light in Your Eyes. I’M NOT OKAY.

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    Apparently it was used in Shutter Island too.

    So I won’t trust any show/movie that uses it from now on. T_______T

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    @mary, I don’t recall how I stumbled across this piece of music, but it really speaks to me. So do other pieces by Max Richter.

    Thanks for the news that ARRIVAL is available on Netflix. It is on my to-watch list. I haven’t seen SHUTTER ISLAND, which is another film that used this in its soundtrack.

    LIGHT IN YOUR EYES, like DEAR MY FRIENDS, is the kind of drama I need to be in the right mood to watch. The subject matter hits close to home. If it uses this music, then I already know my goose is cooked. On the other hand, it has a great cast. Kim Hye-ja got a Daesang for her performance, and Lee Jung-eun Best Supporting Actress.

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      Hiiiiiiii! I knew you’d eventually find this post since it’s about background music. :’)

      Re: Arrival, I watched it not knowing that it received so many accolades along with the source novel (I honestly was just looking for my next alien/end-of-the-world fix). What a surprise gem. :O

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        Oooh! If ARRIVAL gets the IT Goddess Seal Of Approval, then I have even more reason to watch it. 😉

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Ryu Deok-hwan is such a hot little sh*t. When will he join Jang-poong’s team?

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    Ikr. After last week’s eps I thought he’d be on team JangPoong in this week’s eps but it didn’t happen. I think greed is starting to consume him. He already tried to frame JangPoong twice.

    But yay for DuKgu and MalSok! I was ready to cry for him after she had his revenge on him lol They are just so cute and adorable together.

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      I don’t think Lawyer Do Ha will go over to Jang Poong without a fight. He obviously wants the company… he’ll probably face Congressman Yang soon, which should be an interesting conflict.

      And LOL that I’m not the only one shipping Do Ha with the Prosecutor. Jo Jang Poong ships them too 😂

      Deok Gu and Mal Sok ❤️

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    @mary,

    I totally agree! Did you see RDH in GOD’S QUIZ: REBOOT? I loved it, and thought that Kim Jae-won did a fantastic job as the antihero.

    I didn’t realize that SPECIAL LABOR INSPECTOR JO has Ryu Deok-hwan AND Oh Dae-hwan in addition to Kim Dong-wook… three of my all-time faves. I couldn’t have juggled any more shows anyway, although it’s been on my to-watch list since it was announced. CROWNED CLOWN, HAECHI, and NOKDU FLOWER have been hogging my emotional bandwidth — and giving me Cast Of Thousandsitis. 😉

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      God’s Quiz is in my to-watch list but tiiiiime :((

      I’m weirdly attached to Oh Dae-hwan too haha even if he usually plays villains or annoying sidekicks, there’s always something about his portrayal that I end up liking.

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        Oh Dae-hwan caught my eye as the leader of the trio of thugs who did the fake princess’s dirty deeds in THE KING’S DAUGHTER, SOO BAEK HYANG. He’s also played a couple of memorable cops in LIFE ON MARS and ROOM NO. 9. I can’t quite put my finger on why I enjoy his acting so much. Maybe because he goes for broke. He’s a dandy supporting actor.

        Added incentive for GOD’S QUIZ: REBOOT — Kim Jae-wook’s cameo. You read that right. Heh heh heh. 😉

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Duck

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I\’m done watching the gem that is Five Kids and on the prowl for my next weekend family drama…

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