Beanie level: Errand boy

BEANIES HELLO! I’M STILL WATCHING DRAMAS (DOOM MOSTLY) BUT LIFE IS SO BUSY I DON’T HAVE TIME TO TALK ABOUT THEM! AND THERE ARE NEW SHOWS! HOSPITAL PLAYLIST 2! I HAVEN’T WATCHED IT YET. WAS JUST NOT READY OHMYGOD AAHH. IDK WHY I’M SCREAMING BUT IT FEELS NECESSARY. SOON I’LL BE BACK. I NEED TO FOR HOSPITAL PLAYLIST! 😭

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Haven’t seen today’s ep. yet, but I’m loving DAYS (are we calling it this)!
SIG is bringing such a delicious machiavellian vibe, intensity & nuanced vulnerability! No one better to play this kind of character than him!
And PBY can do no wrong. I love her mischief, bonkers energy & tenacity. Truly a dream pairing!

And shout-out to Lee Soohyuk who I hadn’t recognized in the 1st ep. How did he get so much more handsome??? 😧😢


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BEANIES!!!
I\’ve only watched ep.1 of Doom at Your Service, but I loved it!
The whole set-up and all the fantasy. I mean it\’s PBY and SIG?! I missed them both on screen.

I will also check out Mine, which I have been anticipating.
I think… I think I\’m back to kdrama-ing?!
See you all soon in these DB streets.💖

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Oh Jung-se really presented his own award to himself. 😂😭

KING SHIT. ICONIC. A back-to-back win!
I was going to personally fly down there if he didn’t win for his Moon Sangtae in IONTBO!

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I had forgotten about this show! It looks amazing! IDC if it turns out to be trash, I will watch it for these women! They can literally step on me! 😭😭😭 This will cure my slump! I’m so excited.

Now. If only this was SAPPHIC.

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HOSPITAL PLAYLIST S2 is coming to save this year, cuz this really hasn\’t been IT in terms of dramas!!!
Can\’t even bring myself to hate-watch
Run On is literally the only show I\’ve watched this year

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    I’ve finished six dramas so far, but the only one that was really worth it was Run On. I enjoyed every minute of that drama.

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    I’ve watched tons but Run On definitely is at the top with Vincenzo and Beyond Evil good watches as well. I’m looking forward to Hospital Playlist 2 also. I think the new drama by Age of Youth is supposed to come out in May, which I have an eye on.

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    I really enjoyed “Sweet Home”, in case you haven’t given that a try yet. yeah, it’s gory but the plot and characters are amazing!

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    Hospital Playlist S1 made 2020 somewhat bearable and Hospital Playlist S2 will be our saving grace in 2021!

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    This year is lackluster so far, compared to 2020. I like Run On too but it’s not impactful – it’s over when it’s over, nothing sticky with you.

    I am therefore very surprised after watching Sweet Home which is not normally my kind of drama that it sticks and all characters stay with me. That is, I care about those characters and I want to know what they are up to. And there are so many perspectives to dissect that drama – existence, religion, humanity. It is the best drama this year.

    Of course, who won’t anticipate HP2. Can’t wait to see our friends on screen again.

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Was thinking about how perfect Forest of Secrets 2 was… and then it dawned on me that, that was actually LAST YEAR. How time has become meaningless! That feels both so long ago & not. 😭

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Beanies hello!
Haven\’t watched a drama or been on DB since early Feb. when Run On ended. 😫
First I was in a slump, but now none of the airing shows interest me at all.

I\’m thinking of rewatching a show, something light and funny. Maybe Touch Your Heart/ Reach of Sincerity (2019)? Something along those lines.
I miss tuning into a good show weekly.

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    YUYUU!!!!!!!

    There’s a light and fluffy show starting on Wednesday you might want to check out…

    Also, for what it’s worth, Vincenzo is a riot.

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    You’ve been missed!!!
    I agree with Mindy that Vincenzo is crazy but it is actually the airing show I’m enjoying the most.
    Regarding Touch your heart, you’ll love it. It is such as fluffy lovely romcom with a wonderful OTP.

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    Sameee. Been on a slumo since. I started the web drama How to be Thirty. Surprisingly it’s good. Has digestible 20 to 25 minutes episodes and isn’t sub par quality at all (which I expect from web dramas)

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      Webdramas! Omg that’s such a good idea & always helps me get through my slumps. Thanks for reminding me they exist LOL.

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    Touch your heart is super cute, but there is a court case involving a killing. It’s short—1 episode, maybe 2–and doesn’t really detract from the cuteness. Hello? It’s me! is HILARIOUS with some poignant moments though. It’s on now. It might be just what you need.

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    Im about to rewatch Shopping King Louie myself.

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Now, that dyson PPL in the Run On finale montage is what I call a POWER MOVE 😂😂😂

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    The hair straightener must’ve auditioned better, it got into an important scene ><

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      The hair straightener probably has a bigger cable

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        It was also a portable one, but Dyson stepped up the game – it’s a hair vacuum cleaner 🤣

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    I can just imagine how happy the advertisement manager for this drama. The writer incorporated all PPL smoothly and gave them long screen time.

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STANDING OVATION for RUN ON!!! 😭😭💖💖

The ending was everything I wanted, no exception.
This is def. one of those rare dramas with a GREAT and SATISFYING ending!
Not only that, but it was also a great drama over all. What a lovely show this team has given us!
I’m too giddy to be coherent right now, so I’ll leave my actual thoughts for tomorrow.
One thing is for sure though: This writer-nim is one to watch!

A solid 4.5/5 ⭐



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    such a satisfying ending, a rare beast in dramaland sometimes, so great to see the otps life together as a beautiful jumping off point, not as an ending, so tempted to just binge it all over again

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    The first video clip makes me really want to watch this. I need to see if it’s available here. Than you for such a clear and concise post.

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Yeah, I’ve fallen down the Im Siwan content rabbit hole. Run On has really solidified my love for him.
His shy laugh is so cute! 😍

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    I was just watching this and thinking of sharing it here. Im shiwan is so cute. And I can’t believe that run on is his first romance project. He is totally nailing the romantic lead role.

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    I luff him

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    My heart 🥺🥺🥺

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“NO MINORS.” Nice one show 😏😉
I’ve long been waiting for an actual make-out session, so thank god it’s here! 💋🔥



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nth reason why we hate netflix subs:
On SG and Mijoo’s scene at the beginning of ep.14

(from @/what-breaks-my-heart on tumblr)

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    That’s like a totally different meaning than what Netflix subs made me think. This drama’s strength is the dialogues and it’s such a pity that Netflix is doing that and not Viki. But I understand, they show MJ having a few laptops, using the latest smartphone, while Viki doesn’t even pay their subbers.

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      Sometimes i catch things with my limited understanding of Korean, but i really wonder how much i’m missing

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      Thats exactly the difference between ones that do things as a job and getting paid, and ones that do things because they love it. When i did viki, i sometimes bypass the english sub, translates the korean or mandarin into my language in totally different words, but actually fits the overall translation.

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    and this is why learning Korean should be on my to-do list… * sigh *
    Thank you so much for sharing this insight, Yuyuu, and God bless this @/what-breaks-my-heart on tumblr !

    It’s really a shame that a show about a translator/subtitle creator would be so inadequately translated/subtitled… 🙁

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    I didn’t see anything wrong with the Netflix subs here.

    SG didn’t know she was inviting him to sex. So it made sense that the following scene he asked, weren’t they supposed to eat ramyeon? To which MJ responded she forgot he’s that lame (dense).

    I think the only misunderstanding for viewers would be if they also didn’t know the term “let’s have ramyeon at my place” = let’s have sex. Which really would be inappropriate to put in t/n at the time they were talking because it ruins the comedy imo.

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      Seongyeom DID know what she meant by “let’s have ramyeon.”
      And he was just teasing around when he asked about it later.

      When netflix translated Mijoo’s “원래 집은 갑자기 비어요” as ” Things like that usually happen suddenly” instead of “my house sometimes becomes empty all of a sudden” they made it sound ambigous enough for one to assume that Mijoo meant “sex usually happens all of a sudden” when in reality she was just making a joke.

      Mijoo & SG were on the same page in the car talking about “ramyeon,” but when SG asked her why she was suddenly inviting him over (for sex), instead of answering directly, she joked around pretending like they were still talking about the house being empty.

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        Don’t you think him understanding the ramyeon reference is out of character and makes less sense? (I know Im Siwan was giggling but throughout this drama he’s been falling out of character during their date scenes)

        I did not think ”Things like that usually happen suddenly” mean “sex usually happens all of a sudden”. When I was watching I thought it could mean one of two things: crave for ramyeon can come suddenly or the house does suddenly become available. Both makes sense to make the misunderstanding work for English audience.

        So you don’t think Mi Joo invited him for sex? Just make jokes like that out of the blue?🤔

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          No i do think Mijoo invited him over for sex. I think she was just making a joke to lighten the mood.

          Also, interesting how you interpreted that scene, cuz I wouldn’t have come to the conclusion that she means a LITERAL craving for ramyeon happens suddenly 😅

          I think ultimately, how you see the subtext of that dialogue depends on how you interpret both characters and their relationship.
          I DID think it was slightly out of character for Seongyeom to understand the ramyeon reference, but it’s also not unlikely when I think about him spending a lo of time with athlete bros & the fact that he’s not entirely unfamiliar with romantic relationships (maybe love, yes) since his friend Young-Il mentioned his one-month “girlfriends” and all.

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Oh RUN ON! How much I love thee! 😭💖
Tonight’s ep. was wonderful. Between our OTP making up AND making out (😏😏😏), the hilarious movie vignettes interspersed throughout, the beautiful scenery… I’m already sad it’s ending next week. I’m really gonna miss this show’s vibe and characters.

Also– I loved the “ramyeon” scene! It was just so natural and subtle. And OMG look at SG joking around and teasing Mijoo! 😭 They are so well-written as a couple, and I always love their long conversations about life!
And even though I have my reservations about them together, for this ep. I have to shout out the Dan-Hwa couple, because their scenes were so beautifully shot and acted!




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    Aw, that “Young-hwa-ya” and his expression! Love their conversation so much and indeed it was beautifully shot. The way they stand not touching each other, but somehow feel like they are of one mind there at the end…

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      It hit me this episode that Dan-ah does not really have any experience with affection or expressing it. I know she laid that kiss on him a few eps back, but that was more heat (and maybe a little power play?) than warmth. He’s the one who pulled her in for the hug, which she allowed, but only briefly. YH even comments on the “physical distance” between them. The few times where she’s stroked his face briefly always seem to me like a momentary slip of her self-control.

      It feels like…she wants to experience the physical manifestation of their affection but she’s scared and doesn’t really know how. She already feels fragile because of her heart condition; and here she realizes she is putting her fragility into his hands – literally. So when he pulls her into his arms to rock her to sleep, I thought: our 2 couples are so flipped. MJ and SG already have emotional intimacy, so ramyeon invites are a logical next step. But for DA and YH, they don’t need the flash of that flame, they need the warmth. And that’s why that scene felt really intimate to me (also, god, their eyes). He rocks her to sleep, he carries her to the medical tent. She sends him away, but with much less of her usual bark and doesn’t protest when he won’t go. She’s starting to let him be with her.

      My treatise now over (😂), this episode hit close to home because I think I have felt many of the same things that all of these characters have felt in the course of inter-personal relationships, and it’s been a while since I’ve felt like I could relate so strongly to an ensemble. There is something refreshingly realistic about the way this drama looks at people, lives, and connections.

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        Aw, beautifully said about warmth and not flash of flame… Feels like calling him by his name is her starting to drop her guard bit by bit…

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          That was so intense. Their facial expressions are conveying so much.

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    It was a wonderful episode.

    I was kind of surprised SG knew what “ramyeon” meant to tease MJ lol. Happy for a proper make out scene.

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The angst in RUN ON tonight was DELICIOUSSSS! 😭😭💖💖

“You can teach me everything else, but can you not teach me how to break up?”

We was cryiiiing in da club,fam! Figuratively. 😭💔
Also, I’m pretty sure Mijoo was just gonna let that kid’s aunt know Seongyeom was there or something & not running from him. Poor Puppy.
And is that some sexy times they’re promising us next ep? Cuz thank fuck, not a moment too soon eh.

On a serious note, I really understand Mijoo’s reasoning this time. Her pulling away is her coping mechanism to protect herself from getting hurt *first.* And while she hurt KSG by doing that, the masochist part in me absolutely ENJOYED watching him beg her to stay. 🙊



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    Was like, Mi-joo, you made him cry, how could you! >< And yea, I think Mi-joo was juts going to call Su-bin…
    Am seeing the promise of ramyeon everywhere this week! *wolf howl*

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    It’s a little weird, but when I watched the last scene I thought, I wonder if anyone has ever begged Mi-joo for anything before. Usually it’s Mi-joo hustling for the work, getting the scholarship, taking the envelope (maybe with reluctance but also with need). It’s Mi-joo doing the asking, with her hand out – often because she’s pragmatic and needs to survive. And here was this beautiful scene of someone that she loves, loving her back so much that he is begging, showing her his pain, giving her all the power, because she means that much to him. In light of her struggles with the very real class dynamic between them, I wonder how that lands with her. But I could also be reading a bit too much into what is otherwise a romantic drama moment. 😉

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      Oh no, I think you’re quite right! While i’m using the word “beg” here because he was literally clinging onto her (which made for a great dramatic effect and all), I very much see it as Seongyeom asserting himself & putting all his cards on the table. I was so proud of him for displaying that level of vulnerability, it was very brave on his part. He’s come a long way!

      And like you, I also think it meant a lot to Mijoo, bc SG was stating it plain and simple that he wants her in his life. There was no room for interpretation like the way he so often speaks & no room for misunderstaning. For Mijoo, who feels like she was abandonned bc of losing her parents, and who’s been treated less than and disposable all her life, SG words & actions must’ve been major.
      I also think in that moment, she realized how much he was hurting bc of her words/actions earlier

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        Yes, I completely agree with you! He really has come a long way. There was so much packed into this scene, as you have so well noted, actually. But it’s just always so subtly done, it never slaps you across the face with it’s obviousness. I love it.

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    I can’t even hate Mijoo for choosing herself over the pain. I also enjoyed watching SG beg.

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    Sun kyum has changed so much from the first we have seen him. Him asserting himself at the beginning telling mijoo what she did wrong and what hurt him and being selfish in the last scene begging mijoo to get back together. Because now he knows what he wants for himself and what brings him happiness. So proud of him.

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I’m even more excited by tonight’s episode seeing that Im Siwan is wearing ANOTHER normal outfit! 😀😂


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    Yes me too a normal black tshirt with a normal black coat. And he looked so dashing

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I\’ve been rewatching the earlier episodes of Run On… and in my mind, Ki Seongyeom is Shimok\’s little brother in an alternate drama universe.

I\’ve been thinking this all series. They share traits as characters, but they\’re also so alike in mannerisms & expressions!

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All angst aside… Seongyeom is such a fun hyung! 😂💖
I love how playful he is.
And him and Yeonghwa are a match made in heaven!




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    Seongyeom begging Wooshik to call him “hyung” is hilarious.

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    Im shi wan is having excellent chemistry with almost everyone and the writing and the directing are helping a lot

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      I already liked him & thought he was great, but now i’ll really be looking forward to his projects.

      His dramas were few after Misaeng and i ended up not watching any of them bc The King Loves is not my thing & Hell is Other People is so fucking creepy. After this, i know i’ll dive into his movies!

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All this teasing and lowkey insinuations better be leading to some bomb kiss or sumn?! 😭
How come the second OTP is better at kissing? LOL. I really really like their long conversations though 💖

“Since I’m drunk, should I make another mistake?”

(SIRRR… the answer is yes). 👀💋



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    Read a person said they doing a pun on the word movie. Young Hwa name also means movie, so he means he sees Young Hwa at home. Netflix doing bad job with the translation as many puns or the meaning of dialog is often lost….

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      Are you sure your comment was meant for this post… i don’t see how that’s related? 😅

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        Sorry, Was Just some pople thinking That part had a sexuall meaning, but sure agree about this part. 😉

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          LOL i can see how they would’ve thought though. The tone was rather suggestive, for a minute i was also like 👀 but luckily i understood it.
          But the show is doing it on purpose for sure

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            Definitely done on purpose. I guess it also show that SG want to do this right, taking things slowly. Maybe we gonna get a passionate kiss as it looks like we gonna see intense emotions soon.

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    Maybe the writer and the director thought they we would spontaneously combust if they give 2 kisses in one episode.
    I love their long conversations and one of the main reason why I love this drama.

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    We’ve had three in the drama so far (across OTP and second OTP). All dead fish though. I think that is the USP of this drama sadly 😂 I’m hoping my prediction is undone by the end, but it’s not really looking like it.

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      Yes I understand but WHY WHY why waste so much chemistry and sexual tension between the leads. I want to throw a temper tantrum.

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        Like this is the one annoying thing in this show. I really hate it when dramas desexualize their characters. In this show though it’s kinda worse bc 1) they’ve done some much BUILD UP we’re at a point when SOMETHING should happen, but nothing has happened & they keep throwing in a lot of suggestive shit which makes anticipat something even more… but i’m afraid they’ll leave it just at that

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