Beanie level: Chaebol’s poor doppelganger

Beanies,

I sent my resignation letter yesterday. When the General Manager called me and asked me why I decided to quit after 10 years, I cried. Unexpectedly.

I did not cry because I was sad to leave the company, but because I felt so sorry for myself for having to go through that for 10 years.

Before yesterday, I knew the company did me no justice, but I never thought that I would feel so sorry for myself until then. It’s like now I am on the outside looking into the life I have had for 10 years. I cried when I looked back at what I have endured.

The company knew that they were not being just to me and yet they did nothing. Because I did not say a word. So they continue to suppress me.

I finally had the courage to leave because I received another job offer, from a company that did not use my weakness against me. I decided to join the new company because of its people, and I am also leaving this company because of its people.

Funny, I thought I am someone who would jump at money. But here I am, I stayed 2 years ago because of people, I decided to leave because of people, and I also decided to join the new place because of people. Funny, really, I must be getting old 🙂

So beanies, don’t be like me. Please love yourself.

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    Hi @transient. I am so glad you were able to take this step. I hope you are able to adjust well to your new workplace and the people around. All the best for this new chapter in your life

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    Good for you! And give yourself some major props for this act of self-love that you have just given yourself. Onward!

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    Omo transient I’m tearing up..

    because you’re so brave and I’m so happy for you. 🌷

    Beanies also told me in my Love Feb post too that I needed to love myself and put myself first. So I did, or tried my best to learn to love myself and stand for myself. I’m happy that you’re choosing this path too. I think it’s the correct one.

    I’m so proud of you. I’m so proud of us. I’m so proud of Beans.💕

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      OMG We did post at the exact same time! @carlybisek

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      And if you’d like, I can imagine I kimchi-slap them for you. You know, the ones who did you wrong. 😡🤬😡

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    Best wishes for your new job.
    You really can be proud of yourself 🌷👏🏻

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    Well done. We spent way too much time at work to feel miserable at it. I understand so much not being valued even if the company knows your value, just because you said nothing. I’ve learned from that and I’m so glad to learn you also have.
    I also understand so much why you cried… and I also tell you it was something you needed to do. Everything out. ¡Penas fuera! as we say in Spanish.
    Wishing the best for you in this new job. Fighting!

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    Looking back you must be only seeing the figure 10 right now. But you probably know that not every moment of the 10 years was bad. We do tend to focus on the amount of time we’ve spent on sth when it doesn’t work like we expected it to but only focusing on that will drain you because you can’t change it anymore. What you can do is to focus on what’s next and how you spend your today and tomorrow. I’ll make it easy for you. You did a great thing by quitting your job. You must be so proud of yourself . You’ve lived a good day. And what’s gone is gone but you’ve gained a valuable experience even if it’s that good people matter and you only need good and worthwhile people in your life.

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    @transient I am sorry that you had to go through this for as long as you did. I am also very happy that you decided to put your happiness and wellbeing ahead of a organization that did not value you. I wish you all the best with your new job.

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    Congratulations on your decision, your move and your cleansing tears! Now you are really done with those people who don’t deserve you 😛
    👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 To you!

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    no its all about who you are surrounded with and whether they make you blossom or wilt

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    Congratulations on your self-love, self-care and self-realization! Congratulations on taking a bet on yourself and for honouring your feelings! Most of all, congratulations on deciding to be your own best cheerleader!

    I wish you all the best at the new job!

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    Listen, you did the right thing. If you feel undervalued, unfairly treated….its best to leave. I know because I have gone through this. Don’t be so hard on yourself and good luck on your new job. I hope you have wonderful experience working and growing with them in your new job.

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    Wishing you all the best!

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    I may not know you personally but please know that I’m proud of you. Godspeed on your new job and good job for loving yourself. ❤️❤️❤️

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I feel the need to share this Mr. Queen gold:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9X5y-Fmoy4

Now I need Kim Jung Hyun in a drama with dual (or seven) role

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    That’d be great!!! 😍

    But tbh I just need Kim Jung-hyun in a (new) drama!! ><

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I am watching Lost Romance episode 12. You have no idea how satisfied I felt when Xiao En slapped Chu Chu.

I was chanting “Slap, slap, slap” when Xiao En approached Chu Chu, but I wasn’t very convinced that FL will slap SFL in dramas because that that’s how it is in dramaland, but behold! She slapped that lying girl! I automatically did a high fist pump.

IT WAS VERY SATISFACTORY.

It’s a slap I didn’t know I need.

I am not a fan of football, but I guess this is how the fans felt when their team scored.

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    Omg Lost Romance was a really great drama. I enjoyed it so much. Chu Chu’s voice was so annoying that I made a face every time she spoke. I might just re-watch the drama now

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I didn’t plan on pick up Vincenzo until I see reviews from beanies, but I caved when I saw screencaps on twitter showing Joong Ki cursing Korea in Italian.

I.had.to.watch

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Sisyphus’ summary:
Han Tae Sul, a co-founder of Quantum and Time, is a genius engineer with the highest level of coding skills

As a Software Developer with 10 years of experience, I laughed out loud at this. More than I laughed when watching Mr. Queen.

I thought My Holo Love’s was bad enough with “video embedded in superimposed sourcecode”, but this drama is already showing its true colors even in the summary. Sisyphus, you just won the highest level first place in the list of dramas that butchered software developers.

I am glad I decided to skip you. Now I shall avoid you like I avoid Covid 19

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    I think if you put this in the fantasy genre, it might make more sense that way.

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      I love fantasy genre but this is way over the top. If I can’t even stomach the synopsis, I shudder to think how I would react to the actual drama.

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    But… people (at least here) don’t do a very good job of avoiding covid.

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      Same here too. Apparently even after more than one year of Covid, some people still doesn’t know how to correctly wear face mask.

      They probably still have not achieved the highest level of mask-wearing skills.

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    I think he’s more of a techie macguyver. I never read summaries before watching a drama. They’re never right. I didn’t even know he was a software developer after 2 episodes. 😂

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      I didn’t even know he was a software developer after 2 episodes.

      Oh dear…

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Byung In is insane! There’s no redemption for him anymore.

…and Court Lady Choi!

I had hoped we get to see Court Lady Choi and Royal Chef Man Bok together at the end but…

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I have been watching Hwayugi since a few days ago.

I generally categorize dramas into 2 categories:
1. good dramas that I need to give full attention when watching.
2. crappy dramas that I dont need to pay much attention to and I can do house chores as I watch, like folding laundry

Hwayugi falls into the latter category. But after 10 episodes, even house chores can’t save me from getting too annoyed with the drama.

Hwayugi calls itself a fantasy drama but is actually a horible, horrible melo that talks about love every 2 minutes. I feel cheated.

I love romance dramas just like the next person, but this excessive talk about love in the drama is too much.

The drama wasn’t funny AT ALL. The only good thing about the drama is the zombie girl, Ma Wang and the opening scenes of episode 1 where young Sam Jang met Ma Wang and Oh Gong for the first time.

Suffice to say, I skipped to episode 20 and skipped through that episode too.

Apart from having the characters talk about love in every other scene, this drama has nothing

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    Ohhhh Hwayugi. That drama was so disappointing. I was fine with it for the first 9-10 eps- not great, but not awful- and then nothing happened. Same ish different episode. And the ending…..that ending was just….. What a waste of a cast.

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      Seung Gi was totally wasted in this drama. I kinda felt sorry for him

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Do Joon needs to come back to dramaland. Preferably in sageuk.

I don’t know why but he looks hotter in Joseon era’s hanbok than in modern clothing.

Either way, we need Do Joon.

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Mr Queen 12:

Wow, that was unexpected.

Secondly, this writer really knows how to totally crush his/her character

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    That was such tonal whiplash. It took me a while to come to terms with it

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      When the drama gave us Cheoljong’s total defeat, I didn’t think his day could get any worse. It was a total surprise. This might be my favorite episode

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    I was so surprised at the brazen act of the Minister. And no one called it treason, even when they asked to be killed for the smallest mistakes! Sobss

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      This scene cements the immerse power that the Kim clan held such that they are immune to the king’s wrath. But of course, it does help that Cheoljong (the real one) is such a weak king.

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We need Joseon Anti-fan as the newest level in Dramabeans

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Only Bong Hwan can go all high and mighty talking about how the concubines do not belong to the king, citing it’s primitive etc, etc, and in the same breath claiming that they all belong to him 🤣

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I have never seen a queen that excited to select concubines for her husband 🤣

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Cheoljong looks like he’s in one man romance drama.

I’m lovin’ it!

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I have leveled up! I don’t know since when though 😅

I shall leave my eunuch uniform and bid farewell to my prince. I am off to don a crisp designer business suits and strut in high conglomerate building, with my chin up, as if I own the building and everyone in it, even though I am actually just a poor candy that happen to look like a carbon copy of some missing, dead or comatose chaebol!

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I am watching 100 Days My Prince again, skipping the palace politic scenes.

The drama is as much fun as when I watched it the first time.

I ended up going to bed at 3:30am last night XD

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I am watching Fluttering Alert, mainly because I like the main lead actor, Chun Jung Myung. He has the tendency to pick up roles where the character is a kindhearted and warm average joe (or slightly higher than average). Sometimes he’s a chaebol, but unlike typical arrogant chaebols that we see on dramaland, his chaebol version is humble, kind and warm.

The actor doesn’t entirely fit my definition for handsome, but the warm character he portrayed on screen more than made up for it. It made me fall in love with his character. He just grows on you. I felt the same thing for Rory in Doctor Who.

Except for his character in Heart to Heart. I can’t stomach that character.

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    Wait, he’s 182cm tall!

    He looks tiny, like, shorter that average ML in dramaland.

    Brain is confused

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Nobody told me Aquaman was such a painful watch. DC should learn from Marvel on how to make good and fun superheroes movies.

Aquaman makes Abyss seems like an gem.

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    The first time I saw Aquaman I was like ‘huh, this is all right‘ possibly because it was the first time I’d been to the movies in ages.
    Then I had to watch it again at home because my husband hadn’t seen it, and no, it was actually terrible 😄

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    I was not really paying attention to the story, you know…

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    If you had asked me, I would have warned you.
    it was tedious. like 2 “okay” movies squeezed into a long “meh” one.

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I am watching Lovely Horribly. There is nothing lovely about it, just horrible.

It was so bad that I need to watch another drama by Ji Hoo, Was it Love, to douse the horribleness.

Lovely Horribly was so badly written the the plot points doesn’t make sense as if the characters are incapable of thinking rationally like a human being. The attempts at comedy were awkward and not funny. No chemistry at all between the lead characters, how the heck they fall in love, anyway?

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I watched Abyss last week. Why do I feel like I’m in an abyss when I am watching it?

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Can we have an episode with just Jo Yeong and Eun Sup?

I am willing to offer Lee Min Ho as a sacrifice.

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