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January 19, 2013

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HAY GUISE! It’s time for another livechat! Woohoo! We wanted to take the time today to put out a couple of announcements. In case you like reading more than watching, here are the announcements again, but this time with a bit more details!

1) Vote for us for the Shorty Awards! We didn’t say that in the livechat, but we should have. We’re in first place and we need to keep it that way so we can go down to New York and Nastify the place. Woohoo!

Nominate Simon and Martina for a social media award in the Shorty Awards!Nominate Simon and Martina for a social media award in the Shorty Awards

2) IT’S MY BIRFDAY! Well, not yet, but it will be on January 20th, which is only a few more hours away! Woohoo! The point of this is, we work everyday, but I refuse to work on my birthday. REFUSE, I TELL YOU! So, to compensate for the day we missed, we had to film a few things in advance, like the KpopCharts update, which is why we didn’t include Jaejoong’s video in the update: we filmed before it came out. Also, Music Monday’s gonna be late because we usually get a lot of work done on Sunday. We’ll have to double down on Monday, but we already always double down on Mondays, so I’m not sure if we can quadruple down, but we’re gonna do our best to get the video out ASAP.

3) Martina is going to be out of Korea for a week or so, to be with family. Thank you all for your support and wishes for Martina’s grandfather, but he didn’t pull through, and she’s going back to Canada to be with her mom and dad for a bit. So, when she’s gone, I’m gonna:

a) Be miserable. We’ve never been apart for more than a day since we got married. If we’re apart for more than a few hours we feel terrible. How will we last so long apart? We have no clue.
b) Be filming by myself. We’re trying to get stuff done in advance, like TL;DRs and WANKs, but there’s only so much we can do, you know? So, some alone-time sad videos coming your way!

4) We’re gonna be interviewing CLAZZIQUAI PROJECT! Woohoo! We’re gonna make an announcement video for it soon, where we’ll be taking your questions for them, but we’re super excited that they’re gonna be coming by the studio and hanging out. SWEET! Stay tuned, because we’ll be giving more info soon :D You can check out their latest video here, if you haven’t seen it yet!

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  1. Sorry for your loss Martina. -huggles-

    And happy birthday Simon. ^^

    3 years ago
  2. I just got my foot tattoo today and it hurt like crazy, but I manage not to cry >.< I was wondering how you guys did while you were getting yours done?

    3 years ago
  3. The birthday thing doesn’t always work because of leap years!

    3 years ago
  4. Happy birthday Simon! spend it well!
    Martina, I’m sorry for your loss and Simon is gonna be all alone for that time span that she’s gone :( But you guys should feature the intern in the next few videos!

    3 years ago
  5. You make me want too kees and touch 50% of my DNA.
    Random video to keep it random: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ct6T5_u6KnI

    3 years ago
  6. My seven year old sister loves you guys….

    Because you guys are the best influence :D

    3 years ago
  7. Simon!! Your really gonna be alone for a few days? D;
    I feel so sad for you :(
    And Martina… Sorry for your loss! D;

    3 years ago
  8. LMAO!!! OMG Simon you said a bad word in spanish on the live chat today when you pronounced someones screen name when Martina was showing us the Polaroid pictures. You said this word (Urban Dictionary Link)—> http://tinyurl.com/3sfug8t

    3 years ago
  9. 1) Happy Birthday Simon!!!
    2) I’m sorry for your loss Martina. Sending you lots of positive vibes.
    3) YAY on Clazziquai Project interview. One of my favorite groups!!!

    3 years ago
  10. Big Hugs out to Martina and Simon also.

    3 years ago
  11. Sorry about your Grandpa, Martina. I’ll keep your family in my prayers.

    Nice couch! I noticed it right away. It’s so pretty! Also, HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIMON!!!! OOOH, YOU’RE SO NAAAASTY!!!

    3 years ago
  12. HAPPPY BIRTHDAY SIMON!! Thank you for all your hard work.

    Martina, I’m so sorry. Enjoy time with your family, but also celebrate his life. My prayers will be with you.

    3 years ago
  13. had other songs, but for some reason I can’t post the rest, anyhow, have a nice day(again)

    3 years ago
  14. 1. Feliz Cumpleanos, Simon!
    2. Don’t worry about getting it out on time, We totally understand! Don’t rush anything, take your time.
    3. I love your plants, Just a random thought
    4. Your picture was Awesome!
    5. Have fun with your interviews!
    6. Can’t wait for the perk packages! I know you two have been working really hard with that since the fundraiser ended, and we really appreciate it! :D
    7. Have a nice time in Canada Martina, I am very sorry for your loss.
    8. Sad song suggestions for Simon, *getting my iTunes playlist up:
    Cry-MBLAQ
    Voice Message, Lie Lie, Rain Sound-BAP
    Not Yet, Fiction-B2ST
    Where Are You, Waiting…-BoA
    Severely, Missing You, Until You Come Back-FT Island
    Missing You, Without You-G-Dragon
    When I Close My Eyes-Taebin
    I Know But…-Xia
    Have a nice day you two!

    3 years ago
  15. SA

    agree with all that and esp the KMM part – take your time (or at least as much time as u guys normally have) and do one that you’re happy with :)

    3 years ago
  16. 1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIMON YOU DOTHRAKI MAN WARRIOR!!!
    2. Martina I’m so sorry for your loss :(
    3. AN INTERVIEW WITH CLAZZIQUI PROJECT!!!! I’m so excited for that!
    4. Martina I love your glasses! They’re so cool!
    5. I’m getting the same glasses as Simon in my prescription! Oh yeah!!!

    3 years ago
  17. “Also, Music Monday’s gonna be late because we usually get a lot of work done on Sunday. We’ll have to double down on Monday, but we already always double down on Mondays, so I’m not sure if we can quadruple down, but we’re gonna do our best to get the video out ASAP.” don’t worry about it guise… just take your time…

    3 years ago
  18. I’m so glad someone mentioned WTFs today, I was wanting to mention them in the Livechat too…except when my alarm went off at 4:45am…I sort of…fell back asleep until 5:22am…

    3 years ago
  19. first of all.. Happy birthday Simon!! *sends him a hug* btw we met in Mexico :D (just saying, i don’t expect you to remember me cuz there were so many people)

    I really liked this video, it was fun and ooh so nasty! too bad i couldn’t watch it live because it was like 4 or 5 am where I live and to wake up at that time is just not possible for me .. so yeah. I’m looking forward to Simon lonely videos and also, I EFFING LOVE THAT COUCH!! it’s just PERFECT! so if one day it mysteriously disappears, it wasn’t me :) hehe

    3 years ago
  20. Having your live chat at this hour on a Saturday was very convenient for me in Europe.

    3 years ago
  21. I agree! Very well said…

    3 years ago
  22. I feel kind of bad after reading the not so happy posts but then getting extremely excited about Clazziquai. ^^” It’s not my fault they happen to be my favorite-indie-but-not-so-indie-anymore band.

    3 years ago
  23. Discovered an environmentally friendly tool that helps ventilate laptops, ready, Cardboard Egg Cartons! You can customise the height, use one or a stack, voila…

    3 years ago
  24. a sad song? Noel – I Miss you!!!

    3 years ago
  25. Hey, Simon & Martina!

    First off, I am so sorry for your loss, Martina. I hate that you have to be away from Simon, but I think about how your family could probably use a good dose of Martina huggles. I can only give virtual ones, but please know I’m thinking of you.

    Second, my husband and I have been married 7 years, and together for 14 (we met back in college). In all that time, we’d probably been apart a weekend at most. But in 2007 he left for the US (we’re living in Manila) and stayed for TWO FREAKIN MONTHS. It nearly killed me, I swear. I agree with Martina–my husband is also my best friend, and well, in 2007, online chatting wasn’t as up to scruff as today. Plus, you know, no online chatting can ever compare to a real-life hug. ANYWAY, when he came back home I said NEVER AGAIN. If he was going to be away that long I was insisting I come along with him. So I can totally relate. I pray the week goes by fast!

    Lastly, I am so so SO geeked up to have found sunglasses on the exact 8-bit pixel frames like Simon’s sporting! I found it in a tiny kiosk in a mall over here, so hee! :) Happy birthday, Simon!

    (and I can’t wait for more details on the Clazzi interview. Love their stuff!)

    3 years ago
  26. happy birthday simon.

    its time u make use of your intern while martina is gone. get her to act in skits with u, who knows we may have a new character in future?

    3 years ago
  27. happy b’day simon

    3 years ago
  28. Happy birthday Simon! I hope it is as wonderful as possible!

    Martina, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can find closure and healing. May you celebrate his life instead of mourning him. And if you said don’t mention this in the video, please know I read and commented before I was able to watch. ( I can’t actually watch the video right now.

    I hope you survive, Simon. I know when I was away from my husband for any length of time, it is brutal. Luckily, that hasn’t happened in a while. My advice is keep busy and in contact whenever you can. Voice and video work the best.

    Also, if KMM isn’t uploaded until Tuesday U.S. time, we will understand. And might possibly survive.

    3 years ago
  29. Oh and Simon Happy Birthday! My Birthday was the 17th. Do Koreans follow the zodiac sign? I don’t believe in
    it but I was just wondering, since the 20th is on the cusp, are you a Capricorn or an Aquarian?

    3 years ago
  30. Hey simon and martina
    Happy Birthday simon its also MY birthday today too!!!!!!
    martina your so pretty,and meemers and spugy are just so cute
    have fun on your birthday simon!!!

    3 years ago
  31. Nic

    Sad song to listen to is ‘A Private’s Letter’. Here is a Junsu version of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JGBd69BLRk&feature=youtu.be

    It’s about going to do military service, so not exactly the same as being without your wife for a week, but it’s a great sad song to listen to.

    and Happy Birthday Simon!

    3 years ago
  32. Martina I am soooo sorry for your loss! I know I can offer you no comfort with my words but you are in my thoughts and I hope being with your family will help lessen the pain! Take care!

    3 years ago
    • Yes, Martina, and now he’s in a better place, with no pain, just looking at you all and being thankful for the people who loved him in this life :)
      Now it’s about giving yourself time and you’ll day-by-day feel better :)

      3 years ago
  33. Why not let the interns try something while Martina’s away, to let Simon get out his sad faces off camera, or maybe a little change/project video while she’s away sorting her stuff, instead of the regular schedule~ :P It’ll be your week of independence Simon! You can eat whatever you want for dinner, hog all of Meemers and Spudgies snuggles and take melancholic walks alone in the snow reading a book of poetry. It’ll feel all deep and shizz ;) Now time for some noms and snuggle up on my sofa watching some EYK XD

    3 years ago
  34. Happy birthday, Simon! ^_^ At least you’ll have Spudgy and Meemers while Martina is gone…

    3 years ago
  35. Happy Birthday Simon!

    January 20 that’s my birthday too which is in a few hours! I think we’re born the same year too if I’m not mistaken. It’s 1983..so I’ll be turning 30… yeah that old T.T.

    3 years ago
  36. The “Finger Touches of Love” thing is when two people wiggle their fingers together (Similar to Spirit Fingers, but towned down). You normally do this when you’re a certain distance apart from each other. Say you’re sitting together, but someone is sitting in between you guys, then it would be the perfect time to show you love each other by doing a FTL. Me and my sister do it in the car when one of us is in the front sear while the other is in the back. And when we’re on our bunk beds right before we go to sleep.
    It’s just a way of saying “I Love You” to the other person. It is in no way NASTY.
    P.S. Today is my Birthday. 1/19/96 is my birthdate.

    3 years ago
  37. WOW!!! that lightbulb glass is COOL!!!!!! i want one!!
    oohh Clazziquai!! (and haha now i know how to pronounce that name thanks to you guys!)
    and WOW!!! Shindong likes watching your videos!!!! how awesome!!!
    hehehe Martina you want pastel pants now!!
    Simon you can sing CNBlue’s ‘I’m and Loner’ by yourself!!
    aaww Poor Martina and her feet!!

    yay i was able to watch this live…..for a bit… i think about 10 min ahaha!! i came late and then something happened to my internet!! and when it came back on, you guys were finished!

    3 years ago
  38. Leo

    Aaaaah I really wanted to see this live.. it makes me so grumpy !

    Isaw yesterday that you were goinig to have another livechat at 8pm korean time so I counted when i had to go on youtube to see it live but my proxtube didn’t work so I couldn’t unlock it. I live in Germany so I have to unlock the video with proxtube zo see it live. I uninstalled proxtube and reinstalled it and i refreshed the page like a million times but it still didn’t work. Iwas sitting infront of my computer, your livechat was right on the of my youtubefrontpage, I could see that you were recording live and I could see how many were watching.. I really felt like going crazy !!! -.-
    Sorry for complaining, I know it’s nothing you can change :) I’m gonna calm down now and watch your live chat.

    Great news about the interview! I like Clazziqai Project’s music a lot so I’m really excited about it. :D

    3 years ago
    • Leo

      I use firefox and until now proxtube always worked fine. I already uninstalled it and downloaded the version they have on their website but it still doesn’t work. :(
      isn’t the one on their website the newest version because I thought so..

      3 years ago
      • Hmm strange o_O.

        Maybe you should try it with google chrome. The latest version of Proxtube for chrome is 1.2.0

        I tried it with other proxyplugins like stealthy and youtubeunblocker too but they didn’t work at all (chrome). Proxtube seems to be the only thing that’s really working.

        3 years ago
    • Leo

      I read my comment again after watching the livechat and oh my god I made so many typing mistakes -.-
      Sorry about that I normally read things twice before I post them :)

      Martina I think the glasses you bought look super cool and I like the colour of your new couch :)

      And Simon: HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :D

      3 years ago
  39. Eeeeer, I’ve watched this but I still haven’t understand where we can tweet so that you can read it during the livechat… Please, help me and I’ll be ready for the next :D

    3 years ago
    • Send us a tweet @eatyourkimchi during the livechat. The Twitter posts work better than YouTube comments at the moment, which are just too fast and go by in a blur. We try to read the YouTube ones, but it’s not as easy as reading the Twitter ones :D

      3 years ago
      • OMG… it was THAT easy T___T I thought we needed something like “#ThisIsAHashtagForEatYourKimchiBecauseTheyAreTheBestAndILoveThemAndIWantThemToSeeThisTweet” but in fact, it’s much more simple ^__________^
        Thank you!

        3 years ago
  40. I expect a video of Simon on the floor drowning his sorrows in ranch with Meemers and Spudgy just staring at him.

    3 years ago
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