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How I Fell In Love With BTS And How Stupid I Was In the Beginning
I saw @Badtz ' s card similar to this, and I said I'd do it. So here it be!
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To start off, I did not know that KPOP existed or how cool it was until I saw this video.

This is where I ran into the loves of my life, Big Bang. I started looking at all Big Bang stuff from here, and I slowly started becoming trash.
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Time passed and more KPOP reaction videos were put up on the REACT Channel. Such as this one. This video holds DOPE by BTS, the first time I was ever exposed. And truthfully, I thought it was weird as hell. I remember my first impressions of each member in the video, when I looked up the original and saw for myself.
My first bias ever was not even liked by me then. I thought his rapping was a joke, well what I heard in DOPE. And to top it off, I thought he was ugly!
I don't even know who I was back then, honestly.
One of my other biases now was definitely not one of my biases then. When I first saw Jungkook in DOPE, all I could think was "How much makeup is this boy wearing, and is he seven?" Jungkook looked really young to me, but I admit I did still find him very handsome. Just that it was the kind of handsome you think of when you see your little brother.
I thought Jimin was also very young and while I liked the hair, I just kept thinking about all the makeup! I couldn't move past it. Jimin was the transition to the first chorus dance, where I saw the number of the members and already I thought it was too much. Big Bang only had 5 members and at that point I still forgot about Taeyang from time to time. Seven was just way too much.

*PROUD MEMBER OF THE SEVENTEEN FANDOM NOW*

Speaking of the dancing, just like just about everyone else that has ever seen DOPE, I was impressed with the dancing. At least I wasn't completely insane?
I did enjoy the sound of the song at this point; I hated the rapping. Which brings us to my impression of JHope. I thought he was the ugliest. (I AM SO SORRY BABY). I thought his rapping was atrocious, and his voice was annoying. I couldn't really understand why BTS was so popular.
When Suga's part came in, I liked his voice. I thought his costume was the best of all, his hair was nice, still hated the makeup. I was disappointed to find he had the smallest part, I didn't like his rap but I could tell his voice at least had potential.
I thought V was handsome, but that the outfit they put him in was atrocious. I actually quite like it now. I couldn't hear V's voice at all. I didn't know how deep it was.
And lastly, I thought Jin was a girl. He was so pretty, and I liked his smile. I couldn't really hear him either.
When I reached the end of the MV, I liked the high notes of Jungkook. I liked Jimin's acting at the end. I didn't know any of them. I wasn't drawn to watch any more or listen to any more, until I came across a comment that talked about their 'debut' video. I wanted to see what they were like when they started, if they were considered so good now, what were they like back then? So I delved.
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No More Dream made me laugh, made me laugh hard. I thought the rapping was slightly better but that everyone was trying so hard. To me, BTS looked like a bunch of ten year olds trying to be thugs. But, I loved the lyrics. I was in the situation where I felt stuck in school doing things I really hated and everything they said made me want to cry. I wanted to hear more of their songs because of this, so I did. I looked at them all, and I fell in love with the meanings behind them. I heard better rapping and started to think I was really being too harsh, after all they're only an idol group not some hardcore rappers. And then... it happened. I fell in love.

I found my bias.

I had been listening to his mixtape after I found Joke online, nonstop. I loved it, his rapping was lovely and I started looking for more videos of him doing it. And so I fell in love with his personality, his looks, his cute ghetto English. I loved that he was so smart, I loved that he was a good leader. I loved him.
I love him now.
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What made me fall into the ARMY fandom in the end though, was the I Need U trilogy. The MV's to be specific. I liked how deep they were, I liked that they could make me cry no matter how many times I watched them but most of all I loved the songs. I listened to the whole albums after.
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I started to love the boys, watching variety shows and such. I fell in love with American Hustle Life watching the boys in America. I knew all their names, I knew all their personalities. I could tell all of them apart, when before I had trouble with JHope, Jin and V. I could tell them apart by their voices, and this was the time I found my second bias in the group. Although I love all of them equally really.
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Jungkook's voice made me cry all the time. Especially when I heard Born Singer. I started to love him so much, and paying more attention to everything he did. And then...

Jungkook grew up.

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I also started to notice the way V acted around Jungkook... and my OTP was clear.

VKook for life. And that's how I got into the hell of fan fictions. Someone save my soul.

Well that's pretty much it. That's my journey. It was hard, it was stupid but now I'm here. I love all the boys. I love all they do, how hard they work. ARMY for life.
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Your story made me smile a whole lot (the honesty!!) ^^ I also remember thinking that 7 was a bit much for a group before I really got into kpop. Thanks for sharing! x3 look at us now haha
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@Badtz I was a little scared to say some things cause I think people might get mad but in the end I was just honest haha
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I found Kpop the same way 馃槀 but I stumbled on to bts's dope and bangtan bombs and it's been a downward spiral since then 馃槀馃槀馃槀
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I was iffy on the make up too at first, but I think what helped me move past it was thinking it as stage make up.
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@drummergirl691 I just realized that it doesn't matter in the end.
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