Questions include: “How do I attract Korean girls?” “What’s it like to be a kpop trainee?” “What’s it like being a blonde Korean in Korea?” “Why police aren’t that respected in Korea?” “What’s it like to work in a Korean company?” and “What do you appreciate about living in Korea?”
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Keith asks: “What’s it like being a blonde Korean in Korea?”
Of course, being a (super-dyed) blonde Korean isn’t very common. So there’s definitely a lot of stares. There’s definitely going to be some judgmental looks (haters!), but you’ll also get a lot of just surprised comments too. But one thing’s for sure, it’s super unique so there’s definitely going to be a lot of looks!
Joanna Tang asks: “What’s it like to be a kpop trainee?”
Kpop grows its talent (trainees) like its a well trained army. That’s for the dancing, singing, English-speaking international kpop groups of course. They have full schedules filled to the brim to mold “good enough” talent into the best in the world. And when they’re ready to hit the market, they work what they learned to try to be the next YouTube Music Awards winner. But for non-idol groups, it’s not so rigid, and it’s more focused on the music, too. So it definitely depends on the company and genre.
Jermaine Smit asks: “What’s it like to work in a Korean company? Why do they work unpaid overtime?”
Old school Korean companies are pretty hardcore about the amount of hours workers put in. And that leads us to mention the unwritten rule that workers have to stay in office until the boss leaves. Unless you want to look like a slacker, you’re probably going to have to stay, even after you’ve finished all your work. And that means you’re going to have to kill time with lots of alt-tabbing.
Javkhlantugs Buteelch asks: “How do I attract Korean girls?” and Alan Plou replied “Be tall and have money”
Stereotype! But stereotypes like this are around for a reason. They’re kinda true! Of course, money is something envied in most places in the world. But being tall in Korea is something lots of Korean women look for in a man. Some Korean guys even cheat by using shoe lifts Maybe it’s because of their heels. But don’t worry. There’s plenty of short Korean girls for guys with height complexes that don’t want to look up to their girls.
Anna Tran asks: “Why are traffic laws in Korea not strictly enforced?”
Koreans say that the police have no power in Korea. Back in Korea’s colonial era, the police worked with the Japanese colonizers. And that’s left a lack of respect for the folks who helped the bad guys. And that’s why the Korean police do not cause too much trouble to Korean citizens if they’re not hurting anyone. Minor traffic violation? No one hurt? Let’s get some ramyun.
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