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ara so-ri bak

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Mar 2 2018, 02:30 AM


hae-won - "graceful and beautiful garden"
eun-ha - "silver", "galaxy" - galaxia? serenity? cosmos?
ga-yeong - "beautiful flower"
geun-hye - "hibiscus", "favour, bestow kindness"
ha-i - "afar, distant" , "harmony, pleasure, joy"
jang-mi - "rose"
ji-suk - "wisdom, intelligence, knowledge" , "good, pure, virtuous, charming" - ami in a nutshell
maeum - "mind, heart"
mi-ju - "beautiful, pretty, pleasing", precious stone, gem, jewel"
nabi - "butterfly" also a nickname akin to "kitten"
nara - "nation, country" - may also confuse actual nara
kyung-hu - "girl in the capital"
mishil - 'beautiful kingdom, admired dynasty"
Mar 1 2018, 05:30 PM
early 2011 - blacklace and kisskiss have been announced but not who will be in them. ara is aged 18

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<div style="width:350px; background-image:url(; padding:20px;"><div style="font-family:'Lobster Two';font-size:36px;line-height:30px;font-style:italic;color:#E8C8C8;margin-bottom:-10px;">@sora kang</div><div style="width:330px;background-color:rgba(34,34,34,.7);border-top:solid 10px #C48B89;border-bottom:solid 10px #C48B89;min-height:200px;font-family:calibri;font-size:12px;line-height:13px;color:#CCCCCC;text-align:justify;padding:10px;">with the announcement last week about two upcoming girl groups for the late 2011 and early 2012 promotion cycle, ara and the other female trainees had all been in a state of anticipation, many teetering between hope of being picked and fear that they wouldn't. even ara wasn't immune as her inner voice alternated between telling her this was her shot and reminding her that since she was under 20 she didn't stand a chance. the second voice - which for some stupid reason sounded like ji-min - was the louder one since a lot of the boss trainees were in their twenties before they were put into a group or debuted as a solo act. on the other hand, ara didn't see why she couldn't have hope - yes she was young to debut and had only been in training officially for two years, but she was proving that being a quick learner could make up for lost time. the vocal instructor seemed to like her and after two years, her endurance to keep up with dance practices had spiked. and, as the speed in which she picked up most aspects of the training proved, she was probably one of the smartest in this current crop. (one only had to look at her taste in reading material compared to her roommate who had barely passed her courses to graduate.)<p>

with only twelve spots between the two groups - BLACKLACE would have five and kisskiss would have seven - competition for spots would be fierce as the girls would hve to start considering spots. ara figured that gemma and jewel were shoe ins given the length of time they had been with boss, which really left ten spots. doing the math, ara figured that if she wanted a spot now, she'd have to step up her game even more. which was why, after a grueling day of dance practice that left her feet throbbing, she was sitting in front of the coffee table in the trainee dorm living room, using it to brace her legs as she practiced her splits...and her english pronunciation at the same time. while being a history nerd meant she could remember the weirdest information at the drop of a hat and being a burgeoning computer expert - she had already become known as the dorm geek monkey every time the wifi router decided to act stupid after fixing it twice before the techs got there - meant that using the latin alphabet wasn't a problem it turned out that the english language as a whole kind of was. it frustrated the teenager to no end. she felt like since she had a little background in c++ and basic coding learned from her heinous ex boyfriend, english should have been a snap. but nooooooo.....<p>

of course it wasn't entirely her fault. languages had never been stressed at her cousin's house and her high school had introduced some concepts, but nothing immersive. and of course it turned out that the first rule of english was "their our know rules" and the second rule was "there are exceptions for the exceptions" especially in spelling. (the chinese trainee hai-lee had made a bunch of them laugh a while back when she'd found a cartoon depicting the english language as a school bully - only instead of beating up other language for lunch money, it was after spare vocabulary. which, ara was finding, was an apt metaphor. granted pronunciation was a problem too. apparently a bland "north american" accent was the goal since the "queen's english" of the united kingdom and australian accents were near impossible to understand (even by other english speakers). as it turned out were a few of these regional accents. ara and a few others had watched an accent video a while back and had been unable to tell that the "american south," "boston" "texas twang" and "newfoundlander" accents had actually yielded something other than gibberish. as she mouthed the words of the page in front of her, she heard footsteps and briefly glanced up to see it was only sora - topaz. gotta get used to all these stage names! - a trainee that ara didn't mind dealing with since she actually had a brain and used it from time to time. "evening!" she waved, still in her split before the coffee table. "want to help me murder this english textbook?" she asked, half joking, not being able to resist adding sotto voice "twelve years of school being in the top bunch and all it takes is a foreign language to sweep it all away."</div></div>♥♥♥</center>[/dohtml]
Mar 1 2018, 04:15 PM
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however her little holiday had come to an end and she had returned, trainees in tow, back to the capital. where, thanks to a two week absence, a teetering in tray awaited her. apparently several of her fellow office gremlins had decided that scanning papers and emailing them as attachments for her to read during her downtime was too much effort. granted it seemed only ara wasn't afraid of the ten year old scanner/copy machine located in the bullpen. (she'd already fixed the thing twice, only having to resort to "percussive maintenance" once.) still it had meant hours of having to do paperwork, most of which she could have done electronically if anyone had bothered to do more than drop it into her mail slot. especially since this whole "kchoice' reality show asking for recommendations for which trainees should participate - ara had "forgotten" to put john's name down on her list - and she had to draw up the paperwork to get them ready for participating. which meant she literally had 24 hours to schedule meetings with several trainees to get signatures and other information not in the personnel files that she had started digging into. the notion of a reality show for trainees, idols on hiatus (ara had laughed when she found out no one from ST*R was permitted to go) and those whose bands had been left behind did however make her upset. had she known this was in the works, she would have put off her little "business meeting" with mr. sun until after the casting call. had he known even then that this was in the pipeline? is he having a great laugh at my expense? probably. it was her own fault too, leaping into action impulsively when she thought she had no other choice. what she wouldn't give for a little precognition right about now.<p>

however she couldn't think about that right now as she had to focus on other matters, which pertained to both her jobs. she had been asked to have a sit down with haebinta baek, the leader of rosegold to get a sense of where the girls stood on the group's future. when asked, ara had wondered why the manager wasn't handling this, but the reason ara was given was that they figured the young idol might respond better to a female face, and one closer to her age. a strange reason to be sure, but it would prove interesting. so she had duly left a voicemail setting up an appointment for when she got back from pyeongchang and haebinta got back from hawaii. knowing that the conversation ahead was going to be difficult for the younger girl, ara - in direct constrast to her meeting eith eunji "ego bigger than the planet" jong - had casually picked the lock on the office door of a coworker who had called in sick (hungover, actually) and stolen his chair so that haebinta would be able to sit comfortably with a nice armrest. as she waited, she propped her door open and began sorting through her paperwork, softly singing an english language song called "world" at half key. the song was originally by a russian artist that one of the BLACKLACE girls had been a fan of and the group had covered the song and put it on youtube, not only to practice their english, but to see how many people still watched their channel. " the sky. tender whispers, loving eyes." not realizing she was no longer along, she continued on. "war...fallen lives. politicans...fake and lie."</div></div>♥♥♥</center>[/dohtml]
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Feb 20 2018, 12:00 AM


` finds her classmate's cellphone that is requesting information regarding an idol audition. steals the phone and the audition with busan!muzak. does not pass.
` attempts a second stolen audition with fly!dream. does not pass.
` boss has a casting audition in busan which ara attends. passes the audition
` signs a 10 year contract with boss locking her in until 2019
` moves to seoul. breaks up with her boyfriend jae-min and returns the stolen cell phone, effectively cutting off contact with her old life
` begins training, finishes her last year of high school in seoul


`continues training and honing of dance and vocal skills
` gets rudimentary background in basic english and japanese to help with song lyrics
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