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Posted by Kkkpopvvv4,228 pts Thursday, January 16, 2020

Only idols born 1991 must enlist in 2020. Here is the list:


South Korean male citizens are required to enlist in the military between the ages of 18 and 28 — previously 18-35. Due to many speculations, if both 1991 and 1992 liners have to enlist in 2020,I did some research based on previous enlistments from 2019 and 2018. Based on those enlistments only idols born 1991 are required and must enlist in 2020 around their birthdays. Many idols born 1991 have already decided to enlist earlier in 2019 - Infinite Woohyun, U-KISS Hoon and Kiseop and etc. While those born 1991 must enlist in 2020 those who are born 1992 must enlist by their birthdays in 2021 or if they decide they can do it earlier like EXO D.O(born 1993)who originally was supposed to enlist 2022 but decided to follow fellow member Xiumin(born 1990) to enlist earlier. Both EXO members are said to be discharged by December 2020 and January 2021. Here is the shortlist of the remaining idols who must enlist in 2020:

1. EXO Suho - Birthday: May 22, 1991

2. F.T. Island’s Jaejin - Birthday: December 17, 1991

3. WINNER’s Jinwoo - September 26, 1991

  1. EXO
  2. Suho
  3. Jaejin
  4. Kim Jin Woo
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jhopes-shadow5,013 pts Thursday, January 16, 2020 1
Thursday, January 16, 2020

So that means Jin has around 2 years left to enlist (Dec 2021). Why was everyone acting as if Jin was gonna join the military suddenly since the beginning of 2018? Well I hope all the 91 liners enlist happily!


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myouuu1,796 pts Thursday, January 16, 2020 1
Thursday, January 16, 2020

I dummo…..I wouldn’t base any research on 2018 and 2019 enlistments, because law changed in August 2018, so those enlisting in 2018 enlisted mainly under old law and those in 2019 mainly under new. That is why last year we had some 90 liners that enlisted few month after their 29th birthday and 91 liners that enlisted few month before their 28th birthday.

I agree that remaining 91 liners must enlist this year, but note that they will be 29 (international age) this year. And all 92 liners turn 28 in 2020. So I would be far from stating that those 92 liners who enlist this year are doing it earlier.


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