Beanie level: Rooftop room dweller

I feel attacked

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I literally just gawked at Junho the entire video

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Been dealing with paresthesia all week since getting off my antidepressant. It\’s terrible.

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    Oh hugs Maq! You’ll be fine, and we, the DB community, are always with you!

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    I hope that you feel better soon.

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    Hi Maq, sending hugs to you. I hope you are able to recover quickly

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    Hope you feel better soon! IMO antidepressants are good, but the drug companies need to do a better job of warning people about withdrawal.

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      I personally have had mixed experiences on antidepressants (in particular, I feel in retrospect that there was a real rush to put me on me medication and that more should’ve been done to try other things), although I don’t doubt that antidepressants, used sagaciously, save lives.

      I hope I feel better, too! Right now, it feels like bugs are crawling all over my skin all the time. I hope this is temporary.

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    I’m so sorry to hear this. I do hope you find some relief soon and feel better.

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I don\’t know why I\’m still watching Revolutionary Sisters. It\’s such a trash show. The girls\’ dad makes me so angry. The youngest daughter is also extremely aggravating. Eldest daugher\’s former mother-in-law is lucifer in the flesh. However, the worst of the lot is Ye-seul\’s self-centered dad.

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I keep checking to see if Sixth Sense 2\’s first episode is subbed yet. Alas, no cigar.

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“Oh shit, my eyes!”

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Henry is the best

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    Ha! That was even more chaotic than I expected. 🤣

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      Henry is such a cutie though. I luff him.

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        Me too! I got so mad when the netizens crapped all over him when they thought he was disrespecting Kian84. Of course, that didn’t stop them from crapping all over Kian after that (I forgot for what reason).

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          I love him and Kian84. Their bickering is hilarious.

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          Do they need a reason?

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            (That is a commentary on how internet folks can get, I have nothing against Kian84, just to clarify).

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What even is Seon-woo\’s role in MRIAG? He is such a redundant character.

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Kang Han-na is so hilarious in this show! I hope she continues to get comedic parts like these. She’s so good at them. (Also, directors and producers, start giving this gem leading roles!)

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I like Dam\’s brother a lot. The actor who\’s playing him is doing a good job.

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I like episode 2 of Hospital Playlist 2. I like that the show is starting to explore some harder themes. A lot of last year\’s season was just very bright and relaxing. But this week\’s episode reminds us that not all is great in our favourite doctors\’ lives.

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You Are My Hero: It strikes me that being repeatedly put in the position of almost seeing Xing Kelei die must be horribly traumatic for Mi Ka, even after accounting for the fact that\’s a doctor who does emergency work. I think you\’d need therapy to deal with this sort of stress.

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    The show does discuss that once but mostly both of them were shown too great to handle all of this.

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My Roommate is a Gumiho episode 9: Giving a person $$$ when, in response to a request for an honest opinion, somebody says something nice about you creates a really bad incentive if you want truthful revelation of private opinion. Of course, you might not want truthful revelation…

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    He caught on pretty quick. Her first comment was genuine though. That brother -sister relationship is really realistic and adorable, actually.

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      I think he knew all along. He didn’t want an honest answer–he wanted to be reassured!

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Is it just me, or does BJT look like Nichkhun from some angles? E.g., this picture reminds me of Nichkhun.

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    He looks like Nichkhun using that Disney character filter.

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      Not sure what that means 😅😅😅 I don’t use instagram, SnapChat, or anything else like that

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        Me neither so I can’t even tell you which platform it’s on haha. I’ve just seen celebs using some filter that makes you look like a Disney animation character.

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    He does look like Nichkhun, although Khun’s nose is smaller. But he definitely has an air.
    I’ll keep my Khunnie, though.

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Why doesn\’t KMS get more roles? Why doesn\’t he get better roles? He\’s good! https://mydramalist.com/article/kim-min-seok-and-rookie-actress-im-hyun-joo-to-lead-a-new-kakaotv-drama

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    wow.. another one from heart signal makes her foray into tv dramaland

    looks like all female contestants more or less are wannabe tv personalities (except serin s1)

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      Yes, that’s my sense as well. Seems to be the aspiration of some male personalities too–I’ve seen some of them on other variety shows. It makes HS seem even more fake (not that this will stop me from watching future seasons!).

      I doubt Im Hyun-joo will be very good in this. She was super fake in season 2 of HS.

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        lol.. i liked her.. didn’t think was fake.. quite interesting actually..

        anyway she is pretty 🙂

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Seo Kang-joon is back! But he\’s in a web-drama…What gives?

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    What? Where?

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        Oh, wait, it starts airing today! It’s a bit weird that SKJ shows up in a webdrama, but I’m so going to watch it! No idea what happened that he’s been away for so long – can only guess that changing company had something to do with it -, but I’m ready to support him in whatever he does! 💚

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          Yeah, I’m curious about what happened, too, that lead him to take so much time off. I surmise some of it may be due to Park Ji-sun’s death. It seemed like SKJ took that hard?

          I’m a bit peeved that he’s in a web drama, but I’m going to hold my breath and hope that it’s good.

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        How random. I hadn’t heard anything about this.

        I’m waiting for Forest of Secret writer’s new drama though who knows when that will air, especially since it will be on Disney+.

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    Hey, Maq, I’ve watched it. It’s super short, 7 minutes. Looks like a mini-series (3 episodes) sponsored by a toothpaste brand:
    https://youtu.be/htccSWay1Kg
    Happy to see Uri Seo Kangjoon. He looks cute in mint 💚

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      Thanks for this!!!
      I’ve been missing him so much, and I had lost hope of watching anything with him considering he will enlist in October.
      Weather was too long ago.
      *big sigh*

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        He deserves so much more than this web-thingy… I don’t know if they got to shoot Zero, it was announced in march, right?That’s my last hope of watching SKJ in something new until he comes back

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A question for Beanies: on this site and others, I\’ve seen plenty of Beanies talk about Korean dramas, Chinese dramas, and, to a lesser extent, Taiwanese and Thai dramas. But it\’s relatively rare to see discussion of Japanese dramas and even rarer still to see people watching and/or discussing HK dramas. Is there a reason for this?

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    Japaneses are more protective about their dramas. During a period, it became more difficult to find them. But I think we are some people to watch Japanese dramas on dramabeans. Personaly, I started with Japanese dramas but now I watch mainly Kdramas.

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      Same. I started watching jdramas (Gokusen, Hana Yori Dango, Hana Kimi and a lot more) 17 years ago (Gah! I’m old!) but as the years went by, it was getting difficult to watched subbed ones and I discovered kdramas. I still watch jdramas although not as much as I did before.

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    I’ve tried a few japanese dramas over the last few years, but most are too bland for me. The characters are usually either too quiet or too over the top and the story telling too slow to hold my attention.

    My favorite JDramas are all old. (1 Litre no Namida, Hana Yori Dango, Hanazakari no Kimitachi e,…)

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    Yes. Except for Tdrama, availability is the answer. Cdrama and ThaiLakorn are reaching for international viewers in recent years, 1 of Thai TV channel even upload their lakorn on youtube and put the engsub themself, so we can watch their lakorn legally. Sadly, Jdorama not so much, meanwhile HKdrama practically nonexist 😔.

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      As for Tdrama, beside theyre getting harder to find, their quality are getting lower and lower, fans started to leave them slowly~~

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    IMO the biggest issue is subbing. Korea seems to be the most assiduous provider of official English subtitles, earlier on DVDs of films, and more recently for drama series. In contrast, Japan is mainly concerned with local viewers, which means that subbed dramas and films are few and far between. We will probably get subs for films screened at international film festivals and dramas made for Netflix, but for the rest we have no choice but to wait for fansubs (not all of which are of good quality).

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    When talking abt availability, y’all mean legal ones rite? Cos there’s plenty of jdramas on Ki$$.

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      Yup yup. Legal means fully subs and advertised, so international fans know their existence.

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      But even on illegal websites, during a period, there were less Jdramas or they were more difficult to find, or not completely subbed, etc.

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    I can still remember the Japanese drams that I watched with my younger sister: Tumbling (2010), Atashinchi no Danshi (2009), Lost Days (2014) and Kimi wa petto (2003).

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You Are My Hero: I hate to sound like utilitarian (okay, no, not really), but Dr. Shao risking the entire medical staff in the face of the impending flood discharge, just to have a chance at saving the one dude in need of the emergency surgery, strikes me as an example of horrible judgment by somebody who gets paid top $$$ to have good judgment. Dr. Shao\’s whole \”I am a doctor, it\’s my job to save lives in need!\” shtick is just smacks of sanctimony. Like c\’mon man, you\’re in the middle of nowhere performing a highly risky surgery. What are the chances your patient will survive the procedure? And, even if he survives the procedure, the patient could still die afterwards (he\’s not exactly in an ideal place to recuperate). Why wager the lives of a bunch of perfectly healthy lives on the super improbable bet that they\’ll successfully finish the procedure quickly?

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    I’m with you there @maq. It seemed like he was showing off

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    It was one of the reasons I dropped the drama.
    The OTP is supercute, but everything else is so terribly bad written. And I couldn’t help but thinking it was DOTS all over again, and I’ve already watched that drama and forgot about it. No reminders needed.

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One thing I do wonder about the earthquake plot in You Are My Hero: Why do they need to spend parties in person to surrounding villages? They mention air-dropping supplies—can\’t they just surveil the area by air? Granted, visibility might be a difficulty with planes or helicopters, but can\’t they use drones? Barring that, why don\’t they parachute the teams into the vicinity of the villages rather than have them undertake the dangerous trek on foot?

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Rewatching You Are My Hero. In episode 15, when Xing leaves an apple on Mi Ka\’s pillow, I couldn\’t help but grin. This guy is so sweet.

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