General, Korean Apps

GENERAL; [Updated] KakaoTalk Open Chat with DailyBap

I wrote a post in September about KakaoTalk’s Open Chat function before, but it was only available in Korea then. Well, now it has finally rolled out to other countries! Shanna of Hangukdrama created a Self-studying Korean group chat room for fellow learners, so come join us to talk about anything related to Korea. :) The chat moves really fast at times so be forewarned that you’d be spammed. :p

Also, if you are using KakaoTalk and have any questions regarding learning Korean or KLI that are not in the Q&A section (do check the comments section as well!), go ahead and click the image below! I just might reply to you in real-time. ;)

Personal Life

PERSONAL; My Western and Lunar Birthdays

What a week of birthday celebrations!

I usually only celebrate my western birthday (5th October), but this year, I decided to celebrate my lunar birthday (八月廿五 or 8th August on the lunar calendar) too! It just so happens that this year, my two birthdays were only two days apart, 5th and 7th October respectively. :D

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General, Korean Apps

GENERAL; KakaoTalk Open Chat with DailyBap

So a while back, KakaoTalk came up with a new function called Open Chat! It allows you to chat with others without having to give out your ID or phone number. Great if you want to keep your privacy whilst chatting with strangers!

I get messages from all of my different SNS accounts and feel that it would be easier if I could get them all in one place. Since majority of Korean language learners have KakaoTalk, what better solution than this, right? You will also get faster replies from me! …depending on circumstances, lol. (This is not a sponsored post, by the way.)

So if you are using KakaoTalk and have any questions regarding learning Korean or KLI that aren’t in the Q&A section, go ahead and click the image below! I just might reply you in real time. ;)

[EDIT 20 Sep ’15] Oops, it would seem that it hasn’t been released for numbers outside of Korea yet. My bad. I’ll update again when it is.

Korean Apps, Korean Music, Misc

MISC; KakaoTalk Snow, Standing Egg 2's Reply

D335 011214; So the first snow came this morning in Korea, and it also started snowing (those white specks were coming down my screen) in my KakaoTalk! Mine is still tied to my Korean phone number, so I excitedly told my friends about it. xD P.S. The dog’s name is Frodo.

D335 011214; The Korean indie band I love the most. ㅋㅋㅋ 에그2호님 센스쟁이! 나중에 스탠딩에그 공연 다시 가야하니까 목 안 빠지게 조심할게요!❤️❤️❤️

Korean Apps, Korean Food, Korean Merchandise, Korean Stores, Personal Life

PERSONAL; 내 생일이니까 ㅋㅋ

D277 041014; ㅋㅋㅋ 시차 때문에 조금 일찍 확인하게 됐지만 땡큐 카카오~^^

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Korean Learning Journey, Personal Life

PERSONAL; Thankful For Parents Who Keep Pushing Me Towards My Dream

I am a terrible child, and I wouldn’t wish myself on any parent, but I’m thankful for both of mine. They put up with all of my bad traits, and love me no matter what. I am one hell of a lazy person too; I pick things up fast if I’m willing/bothered, but most of the time I’m not, so I just sit on my (literal) fat ass and do useless things all day.

My parents have had enough of that nonsense, so they have decided (non-literally) to kick me in the ass to get me moving on my feet again. Sure, I feel stressed out and annoyed, because I like doing things at my own pace and my own time, but at the same time, I’m also really thankful that they are pushing me in the direction that I want to go.

I mentioned wanting to go to Korea to study the language course, and after some consideration, Dad said that I could. I was really excited! However, I needed a plan. What is my purpose in going there and what would I be able to achieve from going there, how long am I going to stay there and how much money would I need to not end up sleeping on the streets, would I be fluent in the language and would I be able to get a job in a related field after completing the language course there? So many questions, and I needed to start somewhere.

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