im sitting in the parking lot at dollar general listening to the CD from region band this year with the windows down and this dude just gave me a “why are you listening to the star spangled banner” look. it’s ART, hoe
Donation of $10 or above are given free gifts as thanks, however a large donation is not necessary. Donations of even just $1 will help immensely. Plus all leftover expenses will be donated to charity.
The banner project has already reached 65% of its first goal of $800 to provide banners for BOTH concerts. But in addition to just the banner project, we are also trying to get a color paper project financed as well! An example of this:
This can only be planned once the first banner project goal is met. So please if you have the finances, take the time to fill out this form or this one, both of which also have more details for each project as well as the information about donation gifts. Even if you yourself cannot donate, please spread this so that other Shawols who do not know about these projects can be informed!
Let SHINee know that USA fans love them and are just as dedicated as J- and K-shawols!
UPDATE: Since we are now printing off more banners the goal has increased to $1200, we are 59% to this goal as of now! Please keep donating and telling others as well.
ALSO: gifts ranging from $2+ are eligible for gifts! Just make sure you are clicking the second link for the donation. It doesn’t mater which link you donate to since all the money will be going to these efforts!
attention to those attending shinee world v in dallas or los angeles! @shineeusaforums has released an announcement regarding the banner projects at both concerts! information can be read on the image above but for those who are either on mobile and not able to get a clear image of the text or cannot see it properly:
this announcement applies to both la and dallas venues. our slogan project banners will be passed out by shawol volunteers and subk volunteers. you can pick one up at the merch booth, inside the venue behind the ticket check or from volunteers going up and down the line. these banners will have instructions for when to hold the slogan banner and when to hold the colored papers. (color paper is blank!) please read the banners closely while you wait for the concert to start. if you are confused ask a neighbor! colored papers will be on your seat as you arrive inside the venue. our volunteers may still be setting up when you arrive. so please be patient with us!
" Kaylor fandom is outing Taylor" (or, please kill this idea forever)
The idea that Kaylor fandom exists (or desires) to “out” the girls is a common misconception, but it’s one I’m tired of seeing.
First: Kaylor fandom is what it is because Karlie and Taylor helped build it. The girls follow Kaylor blogs, interact with Kaylor sm accounts, and keep the pulse of the fandom to a ridiculous degree. I’m on mobile so I can’t link here, but there are numerous examples of this.
- Karlie’s father and sister frequently “liking” Kaylor content on social media
- Taylor bringing the camera around to focus delightedly on a “Kaylor” banner at her Chinese concert, then bringing those fans to Loft89
- Taylor following blogs with names like “Gaylor Swift” and liking posts such as “I can make the straight girls gay for a weekend”
- Taylor wearing a t shirt with naked girls all over it
- Karlie posting a Valentine’s Day quiz which draws HEAVILY on her and Taylor’s answers to the Vogue “Best Best Friends” feature of 2014 … but is explicitly romantic. Oh, and the love interest is kept carefully gender neutral in all the questions
- A man appearing at random in Taylor’s “73 questions” Vogue video, to ask her where he should take his wife for their anniversary - and Taylor immediately telling him “Big Sur”
- Taylor and Karlie taking three pictures of themselves embracing at Drake’s birthday party, with only the top picture visible. Fans speculated that the pictures got progressively more “couple-y” and then some weeks later the second picture was posted - sure enough it was an embrace and kiss on the cheek, the first picture we’d ever had of Taylor kissing Karlie, instead of the other way round
- Kaylor fandom speculating about bts pics from their Vogue shoot since 2014, and vocally unhappy with Taylor’s birthday post for Karlie in 2015. Fast forward to 2016, and what’s Karlie’s birthday post? A bts snap from the 2014 Vogue shoot.
There are many, many other examples of the girls interacting with fandom in this way. You can dismiss it all as coincidence if you like (and that’s your right) but for many of us there are just too many coincidences. If Taylor doesn’t approve of Kaylor fandom, why “reward” us by giving us things like the bts Vogue pictures? We know she lurks, and it’s not as if she doesn’t have many, many other pictures of the two of them. If she or her team didn’t want to “feed the monster” , it wouldn’t have been hard to choose something more platonic. (And not caption it “I LOVE YOU KARLIE”. But I digress.)
And then there’s the obvious: that we simply don’t have the power to “out” Taylor. Like the Larry fandom, we’re ignored or considered total crackpots by everyone from the mainstream media to the rest of the fandom. Even casual fans are likely to write us off as crazies. What influence do we have? Who actually listens to us beyond our own fandom? The truth is, it’s vanishingly rare for those who don’t believe in Kaylor to even treat us with basic respect.
S.Coups: Be prepared for cheesy jokes and bad pickup lines. Maybe a flirty wink or two? Or ten. That was just a front for the cameras
though. When they were off and it was just you two, he was charming and sweet; a
Jeonghan: Sings while you both cook. Likes to brush stray hair behind your
ear or wipe away a fallen eyelash that landed on your cheek. Low-key couple
outfits and matching jewelry.
Joshua: A real gentleman. He was shy when you first met but when he got
more comfortable, he would bring you flowers or serenade you with his guitar.
Jun: Teaches you some Chinese phrases. Laughs if you mess up horribly.
Also, bad puns where he’s the only one laughing. You tried teaching him how to
whistle but still no progress. Speaks in Chinese to confuse and annoy you but
when you understand him, he’s internally really happy because you’re actually learning and that makes his
Hoshi: is a massive fanboy of your gg so starts screaming when you sit
across the table from him. Then he takes deep breaths, hands flailing wildly – “Can I have your autograph?” and not so subtly spends the rest of WGM trying to impress you; showing off his expert
dancing, “I choreographed that!” and “No, let me get that for you!”.
Wonwoo: Towers over you. Bends his knees to make the height difference less
obvious during selca taking. Sometimes, just stares at you in awe of how funny
or kind you are so it becomes a massive meme; “Find someone who looks at you like Wonwoo looks at _____.”
Woozi: He was reluctant to even be on the show, obvious from his half
assed greeting you. Until you mentioned that you admired his lyric writing, how
hard he worked and his amazing singing. Then, as the show went on, he came to
find out about your talent and
dedication. And then his demeanour changed. He pulled out chairs for you,
complimented your hairstyle, blushed if you held his hand. By the end of the
show, 17’s concerts had banners streaming with your ship name and it made him
so happy to see fans supporting his feelings for you.
DK: this puppy brought nothing but fun times and laughter. With his
sunshine smile and energy, you couldn’t help but get along with him. The staged
tv relationship turned into a real
relationship quickly, with the entire public backing it. It brought a lot of
publicity to yours and 17’s careers.
Mingyu: Likes to tease you about the height difference (asshole). At first
the relationship was purely a friendly one filled with playful banter but half
way through the show, you started to look at each in a different light. Then
the atmosphere turned from joking to romantic, with him pulling out chairs for
you or opening doors.
The8: was really quite at first, mostly due to language difficulties and
shyness. But when he warmed up to you, he started to crack jokes and act
playfully. You were nicknamed the “puppy
couple” because of your cuteness.
Seungkwan: tbh, he had a slight complex about feeling less important than the
others in 17 and you helped him overcome that, always saying he was cute or
complimenting his singing. Now he wants to hold your hand 24/7 and falls for
every prank you throw at him, never actually exacting revenge like he always
promises because he’s afraid of ever actually upsetting you.
Vernon: Meme boy met his perfect meme girl and you both became the meme
couple; dabbing every day, rapping “Hotline
Bling,” getting matching onesies.
and awkward, he had no actual experience with girls before. So sometimes his
teasing goes too far or he freaks out and runs if you start crying. One episode
featured him frantically ringing his father for advice, then showing up later
with a bouquet of flowers. He’s young but he’s trying at least.
(170615) @jonghyun.948: is that so? do you know? [note: in the photos are the fan event / project banners from last saturday (july 10th), yesterday (june 14th), and today’s (june 15th) concerts. the first (roughly) reads: “you, who has become the end of the day” and “loyalty loyalty on jonghyun-nim’s side”, while the second (roughly) reads: “now i know the way to love you”. jonghyun’s caption is a response to the the banner from today’s concert.]
When does ji smiles when he saw kxk banner in their concert?I just saw ppl post abt this coz as far as I know he smiled when he saw kaisoo banner not kxk or am I wrong?lol
Hm? I think I got a similar ask like this a month ago or smth.
But he wasn’t smiling anon xD the girl wrote a fanacc saying he was all smily, but she provided no evidence, no pics. All she posted was a pic of herself with the banner and the venue (I believe?). I heard other ppl (including a ji biased acc that’s kinda big) say that they found the girl very disrespectful and that he wasn’t pleased with it.
the reasons i believe kaisoo is real is how they keep doing their thing (touching, being close w/ each other, etc) and rub it on our face. usually, if you are being paired/shipped with someone you don’t like, you’ll be uncomfortable, even a male (ex-)idol from older generation time had said that he didnt like the idea being shipped with other member when his group was still active (he even “ugh”-ing when he mentioned this. and honestly it was more like crack-ship tbh, the fans just shipped them both out of nowhere i think, not hardcore), but not kaisoo, they seem just fine and chill with each other. no awkward “me no likey you, no homo bro” feelings ever linger on them, not a bit.
it’s obvious that they know about all these kaisoo ordeals going on internet; they’re often seeing playing w/ their gadgets (smartphones/ tablets) especially in airport, they had seen some kaisoo banners in concerts (like in mexico) and fanmeets (in china).
but they often doing this “gay things” when fanservice isnt required, like all the members just chilin and answering the damn questions but they are busy flirting, eyefucking and releasing sexual tension. and when they’re on stage they do things like glancing then biting lips (soo), turning head like an owl to see his other half on the other side of stage (jongin), make sure the other is close (ksoo koala-ing jongin and jongin following soo like a puppy), or those ‘lemme appreciate how pretty your lips are’ moments . those shit aint fanservice because it’s so goddamn subtle to be one, u need at least to be a casual shipper to notice those shit. doing fake kiss or hugging them out of nowhere, that’s fanservice.
and dont tell me SM trying to sell kaisoo gheiness for money, cuz i aint buying it, first: commonly the company would “sell” their idols w/ “ideal boyfriend/girlfriend material” image. why? it sells more, many horny teenagers prefer oppa is my boyfriend > oppa is another oppa’s boyfriend, second SM doesnt even promote kaisoo in the first place, SM original ship is baeksoo (or the rumor said) and SM pushes taekai more to public, if SM does ship kaisoo, then why the fuck kaisoo wasn’t paired in ‘playboy’ dance? SM is a big company and i guarantee you they know about spazzing and glorifying kaisoo ritual on internet, it should be a gold mine to be exploited (hell kaisoo shippers are so thirsty even the whole pacific ocean couldnt sate them, lots of cash surely would be thrown just for buying kaisoo merch, i guarantee you, even kaisoo shippers had managed to buy a star so they could name it kaisoo good fucking god how rich this fandom is), but SM doesnt do it (they just sometimes pair these two, but it’s so rare, rare as raichu card), as if something would happen if they did, something that would got out of hands.
also ksoo had (or still has?) gay rumors and ofc he blatantly denied them so hard, it makes him become even more suspicious. like, just chill dude, the radio host just asked what kind of men that considered good (i think thats the question, i dont really remember) and he answered “i don’t know i’m not into men” like whatthefuck, even suho answered the question “a man that do this and that is considered a good man”. no need to go panic mode immediately. so why ksoo doesnt stay the fuck out from jongin cuz them being together screams gay so hard. those rumors should’ve alerted him, buutttt noooo, they keep being joined at the hip. (and he continues to koala-ing at jonginnie)
also, again, there’s this video/gifset about chanyeol said jongin didnt like ksoo, bc ksoo didnt want to look at him when they talked. ksoo claimed his astigmatism caused this. mother-fucking-puh-lease. until this day ksoo still has astigmatism and u know what he does? he stares the fuck out of people/object (mostly MC and monitor screen), but why not with jongin then? if his astigmatism caused him not to look at people then why only jongin? why other members dont complain about this? honestly? plus isnt astigmatism causes your vision to be blurred? fucking blurred.he was supposed to not being able to see jongin clearly bc astig-fucking-matism causing his vision to be blurred. why he chose not to look at jongin instead? hmm? there’s this video saying he had a crush on a friend (mind you, he didnt mention it was a girl, the host did) when he was on his 3rd year of highschool. exo debuted 2012, ksoo joined SM 2010 (he was on his 2nd year of highschool, according to wikipedia, i know wikipedia full of fuckery sometimes but i think this is correct), so it means when he was on 3rd year, it was already 2011 and exo is already formed by that time, meaning the members already being introduced to each other. i bet they were busy preparing their debut and shit, meaning they met a LOT. sure lots of ppl said “woa who’s the lucky girl?” and many would rebut me and my petty delulu argument by saying “ksoo mentioned the “friend” he crushed on was from different class, the crush was from the same school !” or “theres this photo of him with the girl”, mm-hmm, but let me remind you the host mentioned the class thingy first (she asked “is the friend from the same class?” ksoo said “no, from different class”–he could imply something else, maybe class as it means school–different school that certain someone went to) and for the photo, well the photos of him with certain someone (alone, just both of them) appear to be more intimate than he with the girl (and other students). just connect the dots, darling.
i’m sorry i know as you read this you prob think that this girl is so delulu even the lord and savior cant save her anymore, this thing was supposed to be short but god forbade me and told me to preach the truth (well, not really),
jokes aside, this is just my kaisoo theory, bc what kaisoo shippers do when there’s no new post on kaisoo tag? they either do fanfic (write/read), fanarts or sputtering nonsense on their blog like kaisoo trash they are /sobs and wailing how do i get off from this ship? HOW?? should i just jump in the ocean of feels?/
btw sorry for grammar mistakes and etc hope my post does make sense, i’ve been thinking about this a lot lately and it bugged me to keep it inside the jar, so i decided to spill the drink here