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[POLL] Can you secretly admit you're salty about BTS's success?

Discussion in 'K-POP' started by K_Pop_Captain, Oct 11, 2018.

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Can you admit you are salty about BTS's success

  1. YES - IT'S THE TRUTH UNTOLD

    22 vote(s)
    45.8%
  2. NO - NOT TODAY AND NOT EVER

    26 vote(s)
    54.2%
  1. K_Pop_Captain

    K_Pop_Captain Trendsetter

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    You know I've realised something about myself, I really like BTS but I'm slightly salty about their success. It's not because they aren't talented or deserve it, it's because I've not been as much into their recent stuff but seen their success rocket.

    So I can admit - I'm slightly salty about their success... can you admit it also to this secret poll
     
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    Oh, this is going to be a great thread to watch

    Maybe if I stanned more bgs besides the two I Stan now, I might be a little salty.
     
  3. K_Pop_Captain

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    Who are those ?
     
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    I'm not salty, lol. Good for them. Yea, it's surprising that they exploded in popularity like they did, but there's no reason to be salty. Sure, they're not my favorite group, but I'm really happy someone from the K-Pop world has global success.

    HOWEVER, I do notice a decline in the quality of their songs since they've entered the global stage. So, it seems writers and producers feel they don't have to try as hard to maintain an audience with quality. This is the part I'm salty about because quality is on the decline.
     
  5. Taeri

    Taeri Influential

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    Why would I be salty?
    Like they are not affecting my life directly in ANY way lmao
    I forget about them once I close this tab Only fans that are obsessed think everyone is obsessed with their faves too :3
     
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    I only Stan SHINee and they are way past their prime so there's literally no reason for me to be salty about BTS.
     
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    The only thing I'm salty about is how koreans raise them on to the pedestal of national pride because of their western validation and not because their music tops chart for months or makes a huge impact like thr other top groups
     
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    Shinee and SVT,
     
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    Joke's on you, I don't even listen to BGs.
     
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    They have no impact on my life so i am fine.
    Now the fans are a different matter.
     
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    Been there. I’m not trying to say you’re missing out... but you’re missing out :p
     
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  12. Lemmesee

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    honestly same
    when i was really into them they weren’t doing as well but now that they are doing really well and are everywhere im not so hyped about the music they are putting out...
    its also annoying because it kind of adds fire to the (few but very vocal) bts supremacist armies who wont give anyone else credit for anything and demmand that everyone thanks bts
    AND bts have a very specific “sound” that is kind of different to a lot of other kpop. if people hear it and dont like it, they dont give the rest of the genre a chance. its a damn shame theres only one major globally popular group. no one group should represent kpop because kpop is so musically diverse.

    THAT SAID i actually do LIKE bts and i dont hate armies so please dont twist what i’m trying to say...
     
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    Op loves starting shit lol.

    But anyways interesting thread
     
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  14. K_Pop_Captain

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    I'm wondering if they feel a pressure to go a different way due to global success? I doubt if they are complacent too much is at stake

    Yeah that's understandable, but it's fair enough to take pride in a hugely successful export
     
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    Someday, if I ever get sick of GGs. I like Vromance but I've only heard two of their songs and a really creepy cover of Red Flavor.
     
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    Yeah that’s exactly how I got into BGs lol
     
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    Not really. I used to stan them back in the day when they were close to nothing. I've pretty much watched them grow. Even though I've long since dropped them,seeing them go on these big playforms kinda makes the uwu jump out in my cold dead heart LOL
     
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    Yes,

    Only because Jungkook debuted around my age.

    Now stan Hoody and Jinbo

     
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    Oooh it's not BTS who people hate....
     
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  20. K_Pop_Captain

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    Yeah seriously how can anyone dismiss all boy groups?

    This is a damn interesting point, could people not into BTS's sound then give K-POP a miss or do BTS carrying the torch for K-Pop globally drag more people in? I've always thought it was the latter, music is so diverse in any country I doubt if anyone would think BTS are the only style.
     
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