It's not easy but engrave this on your chest
If you feel like you’re going to crash
Then accelerate more
—BTS, "Never Mind" (2015)
I'm Ainna, and you're at my listings collective—a digital hub for all the tiny, joinable online tributes I've made. All subjects here are approved by and listed at The Fanlistings and The Anime Fanlistings networks, fan communities of which I have been a member since 2002.
minty.NU is the fifth iteration of my collective, generously hosted by LEPRD SPACE since 2017. Current layout features mint-haired Min Yoongi/BTS' SUGA, my ultimate bias—because, seriously, how can I not?
Fanlistings explained ☆ Layout+domain details
I've had many FLs over the years, but now I've cut them down to just the sites that mean the most to me. ♥
Fanlistings have always been, to me, badges of one's interests at a particular time; some last for a long time, while others are just a fleeting fancy. Over the years, I've joined maybe a couple of thousand things, the subjects for which are below.Joined listings | Click to view
minty.NU is the fifth iteration of my collective, officially launched on Christmas day of 2022. (I've previously owned beatifique.org [2008-2013], koishii.org [20017-2018], northstar.nu [2019-2023], and hakanai.net [2019-2023].) I wanted a TLD that is short, and since mint is my favorite shade of green, I decided to grab this domain when I saw that it was available. ♡ Though I've had minty.NU since 2020, I only used it as a backup domain. Now that I'm not as active in TFL as I used to be, I thought it was best to cut down on the online projects I run and the domains I own, and consolidate everything in just one place. I have to admit, I rather like how everything looks cleaner and simpler now.✿
The current layout features scans of Yoongi from my own HYYH/花樣年華 Pt. 2 album photobook, the era when ARMYs have fondly referred to BTS SUGA as Min(t) Yoongi (a pun on his real name) for obvious reasons. I own minty.NU and have been a member of the BTS ARMY since February 2020—aside from the fact that Yoongi is my ult—so of course I'm going to use this iconic look of his for my collective layout.
The opening lines on the splash page are from the intro to this album, called "Never mind," which Yoongi wrote. In the English translation I quoted, the lines mean that no matter how hard things get, you just have to keep pushing forward, and it is when things are toughest that you have to work even harder.
(Fellow BTS member Jimin has this song title tattooed on his rib, almost taking the lines literally of "engraving it on [his] chest." As someone who stans YoonMin [Yoongi and Jimin], I really feel even more connected to the song because of this. ♡)