Beanie level: Noble idiot

Alrightey! Just watched Ep 14 of Itaewon Class!
SRY finally does what I have been fearing for a while.
Geun Soo is still unpredictable.
Geun Won is as predictable as always.
Spoilers in comments

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    Potential Unpopular Opinion alert: midday musings.
    While I totally get why SRY is now attracted to YS, I still have a hard time shipping it.
    Perhaps I am still too mindful of the age gap. It does admittedly become much less of an issue after the time jumps.
    17 yr old and 27 yr old : nope
    18 yr old and 28 yr old is very iffy.
    22 yr old and 32 yr old is less iffy.
    25 yr old and 35 yr old ok !
    But this is subjective (except the minor one, which is just NOPE!)
    Don’t get me wrong, I love YS’s character! I love that she is a very strong female lead.
    I just wish we had more to her except everything that she does for the male lead.
    Like, take away SRY and we don’t have much about her anymore.
    e.g.: We have the ex-gangster, the one trying to find his family, the LGBTQ+ (which thankfully was very well handled! Go Hyun Yi! you’re the best! love her support for YS too), the second son, the spoiled brat and more.
    I guess that would make YS the ex-sociopath?
    I’m sorry, I don’t know why this one case is bothering me out of the literal 100s of dramas I have seen.
    Perhaps I expect too much from dramas now.
    Perhaps what doesn’t sit well with me is that the only reason that SRY is looking at her as a woman now is after 4ish years of her doing everything for him. She was already close to him as a DanBam family member and he loved her as one.
    Can we have one drama where they don’t have to have love line fulfillment for everyone all the time?
    In my ideal scenario: YS’s love for SRY morphs into platonic love and SRY continues to have familial love for her as he does for the other DanBam family.
    I’m not saying that SooAh should end with SRY. But theirs would be a slightly more than platonic love, history and all.
    I used to ship Geun Soo with YS, that is until he went over to the dark side.
    How do I just not have ships in this drama! I would be completely satisfied even if this drama ended with no ships sailing.

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Alright Drama unpopular opinion time:
Itaewon class
I do not ship SaeRoYi with YiSeo
Main reason, which is a β€˜drama pet peeve’ of mine.
Reason in comment

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    To start off: I absolutely adore the drama! Love the pace, love the concept, love many of the nuances!
    Why I don’t ship SRY and YS:
    One of the leads is literally 10yrs older and the other is fresh out of high school.
    They meet when she is in HS and she falls for him, hard.
    He already has someone he likes and has liked for over a decade.
    He has made it clear multiple times he only sees her as a partner in business and is indispensable to IC and is basically family now.
    If they do pursue that love line, it will be like pushing puppy love.
    More thoughts later perhaps.
    What do you all think?

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Hi all ! It’s been a while! Haven’t had a chance to come here since I moved to Korea about 6 months ago!
Finally getting caught up with dramas!
How’s everyone doing?
Stay safe!

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Now I have started to catch up on shows!
Started Hotel Del Luna, Goo Hye Ryeong
Just finished: Everything and Nothing. Now that was a very interesting one! Anyone seen it?

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    I just watched it this morning, I was going to just try it on for size, but couldn’t stop till I finished. I decided to check it out
    when I heard it is the same pairing as the young version of the 17 but 30 couple.
    It wasn’t what I was expecting but I liked it

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      Right! I went in thinking, oh nice, another sweet coming of age teen story.
      It is so different than what I expected and a lot darker too!

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        But a bit more realistic, being a teenager can be a dark emotional mess

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    I liked it a lot since it showed themes (well, sex) unusual in youth dramas.

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I finally submitted my Dissertation and it was accepted! Finally a Dr (PhD) now!

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Does anyone know if Hotel Del Luna has been picked up by any of the standard Kdrama watching websites like Viki, Kocowa or even Netflix?

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Is anyone watching Perfume? I just finished Ep 1(or 1+2 half episodes). It’s interesting. I’m just hoping it doesn’t fall into the fat-shaming category but goes the empowerment route

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Hi everyone! It has been way too long since I have come here! I’ve been in the process of moving after my PhD!
Ok so I am looooving WWW! This is the female centric drama I needed right now!

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Ok guys, random question. Is the little dog that is in Let’s Eat 1 the same in Let’s Eat 2?
Sorry if they are different! I am not very good at recognizing dogs!

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    I think they’re the same. Just got a hair cut in between!

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ok wow! Abyss is stepping up the game! Those last 5 mins were awesome! We are slowly coming to know the rules of the Abyss (can we have our expositional cameo back? lol) Can’t wait to see more!

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    Yea, someone needs to read them that damn alien written manual.😅

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      Haha yes! we need a manual for that Abyss! can the manual come with miniature Seo In Guk and Jeon So Min to explain the rules? hahaha

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Alright Abyss ! You have my attention! Solid first episode. Good Set up. Loved loved loved the 1mil stars cameo by Seo In Guk and So Min. It raised the right #of questions. Can’t wait to see more!

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Does anyone know the opening song in Her Private Life: ‘I wanna be oh yeahyeahyeah, your precious little girl’
been stuck in my head and need to know if there is a full version!

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Really impressed with Psychometry.The rooftop scene has an almost accurate distribution of stars in the sky including the Orion constellation. Love that as an astrophysicist!Love it dramas get tiny-

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Did anyone watch Doggo Rewind with Sehun? Was that really the end? Have they planned a follow up / season 2? and oh my goodness so brutal!

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    I started it but once I saw where it was headed with Sehun’s twin I stopped. I told myself that I would only finish it if they had a season 2.

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Just finished watching the last episode of the The Light In Your Eyes (aka river of tears in my eyes).Such a good drama!I’ll quote Kim Hye Ja: Live your today, Love your today
enough said, go watch it

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Can’t believe it has taken me this long to start : Come here and Hug me.
I’ve been in this mood since Radiant/The light in your eyes. So this drama is a perfect follow as I wait for the last 2 eps.

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Just finished Romance is Bonus Book. Beautiful! Kang Byeong Jun’s words in the last episode were so moving! Loved loved loved the behind the scenes of a publishing house! the romance was a bonus πŸ˜‰

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I also finished Top Star Yoo Baek today. Cute drama, nice comedy fun all around and an interesting look at life on a small island in the countryside! (much needed break from crying over Radiant)

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Can we take a moment to appreciate Radiant? Ahhh work and other things made me take forever to finish ep10 in which I went from laughing to ugly crying in 1 ep. Can’t believe it ends this week!

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    That ending in ep10 hit me hard! I was not expecting that! I literally have no clue what direction ep 9 and 10 will take and this is a first in my almost decade of drama watching. This is such an underappreciated drama! Its a melo, so you need to like that category to watch it but oh my will it take you for a ride! and so worth it!
    I almost want to compare it to 1mil stars from last year meets slice of senior life.
    Keep your tissues ready!

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    *takes the whole week to appreciate Radiant*

    *seriously, I’ve had a really hard time focusing on anything else*

    It’s just. I just.

    Sigh. It leaves me without words. I’m just thankful it exists, even though it truly tears me up inside.

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Finallyyyyyy just finished Clean with passion for now.
Verdict: overall cute! but that last episode dragged on. And we had the typical noble idiocy breakup episode. still cute show.I need to clean now

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