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Facts are extracted from official contents (eg: DVDs, Interviews, Fansigns)

  • Actual Overwatch (gaming) buddies. Connected 24 hours, and through a group voice.
  • In 141122, a fan asked Taehyung to choose between Jimin and Jeongguk. He chose Jeongguk.
  • In 141122, the same fan asked Jeongguk the same question, between Jimin and Taehyung. Jeongguk said that he has a better relationship with Taehyung, he just doesn't show it for the fans to see.
  • Taehyung chose Jeongguk as the member that he's the closest to.
  • Jeongguk, on the member who's most similar to him: V hyung. He's random, our comedic chords match well and I think our personalities are similar.
  • Taehyung, on the member who's most similar to him: Truthfully, he's the same as me. I have no answer.
  • Bon Voyage season 2,
    • Jeongguk: (Sneezes)
    • Taehyung: Oh, what was that? Did you just do aegyo?
    • Jeongguk: (Chuckles)
  • Taehyung chose Jeongguk as the one he would date if BTS members were girls because Jeongguk is handsome and would probably be the prettiest as a girl.
  • Jeongguk's unforgettable Christmas memory is going to the sauna with Taehyung and having a snowball fight on the way home.
  • Question: Where would Taehyung and Jeongguk want to go if they were to go on vacation together?
    • Jeongguk: As long as I'm with hyung, I'm happy no matter where we go.
    • Taehyung: If we get vacation time, I want to go to Japan's Harajuku and also Universal Studios.
  • Question: What changed after you met each other?
    • Taehyung: Jeongguk has always been likeable but now it seems like he has changed, but I cannot specifically pinpoint it (laughs)
    • Jeongguk: I don't know what has changed for hyung either, but I gained confidence after I became a member of BTS.
  • Question: Please say something to each other regarding your upcoming Japan debut!
    • Taehyung: We've been practicing hard to show our Japanese fans a cooler and more charismatic side. Jeongguk, is it possible?
    • Jeongguk: Yes!
  • Interview:
    • Jimin: After taking a shower and seeing him sleeping on my bed, I'll say, "Go away!" Then, Taehyung will go to Jeongguk's bed instead. And then Jeongguk...
    • Taehyung: Then Jeongguk will wake me up and say, "Hyung, I have no place to sleep now. Please go." But I'll wait until Jeongguk falls asleep before returning to his bed to sleep beside him. At this, Jeongguk will get angry and say, "Ah, hyung! Please hurry up!" so I'll say, "Okay, okay. I will, I will." and then go back to my own bed.
    • Jimin: It's like that every time...
  • Question: If Taehyung had to make Jeongguk happy within an hour, what would he do?
    • Taehyung: I will act out skits with Jeongguk. We usually start acting when we face each other and the topic varies according to the current situation. If it's a sad, (a sad skit), I will abruptly drop to my knees when I see Jeongguk. He will also kneel down.
    • Seokjin: That really does happen. I don't participate and only watch at the side. I would go, "Ah, they're starting again." (Laughs)
    • Taehyung: Sometimes we would deliberately act out romance skits face-to-face and Jeongguk would go "da da da" and start singing his own background music. We'll also act when we're eating. (Re-enacted live: they were doing eating motions and suddenly stopped in the middle of reaching over to grab food, raising their heads to look at each other. They revealed expressions of falling in love.) I simply wanted to act it out and only Jeongguk naturally and slowly did it with me. I also did it a few times with Jimin but it didn't go as smoothly as it does with Jeongguk.
    • Jimin: I guess I still have learning to do
  • Question: If Jeongguk had to make V happy within an hour, what would he do?
    • Jeongguk: I will show V hyung a funny performance. He'll laugh within 20 seconds. As well as doing the skits that hyung loves.
  • Jeongguk says he doesn't accept kisses from guys (but Taehyung... has kissed him twice)
  • If there's one member that Taehyung would bring to a deserted island, it would be Jeongguk.
  • If Taehyung is in a bad mood, Jeongguk would game with him.
  • Jeongguk thinks that Taehyung is the prettiest member.
  • Jeongguk thinks that Taehyung would look the prettiest wearing a girl's outfit.
  • Out of all the solo tracks on the wings album, Taehyung likes Jeongguk's the most and wishes to make a cover of it someday.
  • Before Jeongguk got his driver's license, he wanted to go on his first drive with Taehyung to the sea.
  • They're the <Elephant Couple> as Hoseok says.
  • Jeongguk, about Taehyung: Idiot friend. We're like dumb and dumber. We have a lot in common so it's always very interesting with him.
  • Taehyung thinks they're relationship is like a lion and a rabbit.
  • "Jeon Jeongguk, I wish you'd stop hitting your hyungs. You just hit and throw us all the time when you're unsatisfied with something. I gusss your muscles can't stay calm now that you're 20. I'm suffering."
    • Taehyung: Nowadays, if I go "Jeongguk" he'll just lift me up and throw me!
    • Jeongguk: Let me explain. It always happens when I'm doing work. He just bugs me so much and I tell him to stop, but it just doesn't work. It goes on and on. And V continues for more than 30 times.
  • Taehyung says that Jeongguk is a dongsaeng that doesn't treat him like a hyung.
  • Taehyung wants to spend the last day on earth with Jeongguk. There's no reason in particular, he just wants to play together.
  • They have numerous versions of handshakes.
  • Taehyung, about Jeongguk entering high school: it's not that the other students were ugly, but Jeongguk was the most noticeable because he's tall.
  • Jeongguk once set Taehyung's Joker face as his phone wallpaper.
  • Namjoon: Jeongguk's happiest moment is when he's hitting Taehyung.
  • Taehyung's happiest moment is when he's with Jeongguk and Jimin.
  • Question: Who is the worst at waking up?
    • Taehyung & Jeongguk: Me (laughs).
  • If Jeongguk could have one of Taehyung's abilities, it would be his ability to liven up atmospheres.
  • If Taehyung could have one of Jeongguk's abilities, it would be his vibe when he dances.
  • Taehyung: Please save me if I joke around with (Jeongguk), he picks me up and tosses me away.
  • Jeongguk thinks that Taehyung is the most influential member in the group.
  • Yoongi said that Jeongguk and Taehyung are the ones who don't listen to him well because they're mischievous.
  • Jeongguk picked Taehyung as the first person to have the photoshoot with because they get along very well.
  • Taehyung: Other than the hyungs, I would cook meat for other people especially for our maknae! I'm nice to him~
  • Question to Taehyung: You are often together with Jeongguk on Bangtan TV (playing air guitars, dancing, etc.) Who seeks the other out to play first?
    • Taehyung: Hm... we both do. When Jeongguk is doing something, I'd think that I needed to do something too, and would go over to where he is. He would also come to me whenever I'm doing something. It's fun as long as we're together and we both laugh a lot together. He's very good at American-style dance but an also dance very humorously. I would laugh out loud quietly watching him. Do the managers get mad because we play too much? Yes~ it's not often but there were a few times...
    • Namjoon: The both of them get yelled at pretty bad... (laughs)
    • Taehyung: No, not me...
    • Namjoon: Might as well say Taehyung gets scolded more than Jeongguk. (Laughs)
  • Jeongguk, after Team Trouble's performance for the other members: Isn't V hyung's voice really nice?
  • Question to Jeongguk: Who's the easiest to tease in the group?
    • Jeongguk: Taehyung-ah!
  • In a 2016 Vlive, a fan asked Jeongguk which hyung has gotten nicer lately. He said it was Taehyung.
  • Jeongguk used to be EXTREMELY shy but after he got closer with Taehyung, he became better and closer with the other members.
  • MNET captioned Taehyung and Jeongguk "Ctrl+C" & "Ctrl V" respectively on the M2 Burning Karaoke, Bang Bang Bang video!
  • Taehyung once said that Jeongguk feels like a same-aged friend even though he's 2 years younger.
  • As it's hard contacting Jeongguk, Yoongi once gave up on doing so and contacted Taehyung to reach Jeongguk when they went shopping together.
  • (#XOXO_KOOK) The bright unit who giggles even when they're just looking at each other! -Summer Package 2016's description of them
  • Taehyung shows his affection to Jeongguk by repeatedly bothering him while he's doing something.
  • Taehyung once watched a video of Jeongguk through the years while sitting next to him, because he found young Jeongguk cute.
  • in Memories of 2015, Taehyung kicked a stability ball at Jeongguk while he was trying to sleep. Jeongguk got mad and started chasing Taehyung as he ran away but they ended up cuddling to sleep later. Crazy.
  • Taehyung thinks that the most reliable person after Yoongi is Jeongguk.
  • When Jeongguk was supposed to be one of the MCs on Music Core with Minjae, Taehyung asked Minjae to take care of Jeongguk!
    • Minjae: Jeongguk MCs well, right?
    • Taehyung: Him? No.
    • Minjae: Aren't you members of the same group?
    • Taehyung: He's so, so bad. Among us, Jeongguk would be the shiest.
    • Minjae: Really?
    • Taehyung: Please take care of him.
  • Taehyung, to Jeongguk in Bon Voyage 1: Why are you so sexy?
  • A Buzzfeed interview question: What song do you think ARMYs should listen to when they are sad?
    • Taehyung: You need to listen to Jeongguk rapping.
  • Taehyung once mischievously posted a video of him and Jeongguk on Twitter that included a sleeping Namjoon. Namjoon made him delete it afterwards.
  • In the 2015 Summer Package, when Jeongguk was getting back at Taehyung for pushing him in the water, Yoongi said: Look at their size difference.
  • Jeongguk got a perfume from Taehyung in the Christmas Gift Party Vlive, and likes it because it smells like soap and he likes soapy scents so it's his style. Coincidentally (or not), on the card he included the words "우리 애기" (my baby) in his written message.
  • Seokjin thinks that Taehyung is a meticulous person, and Taehyung once pointed out that Jeongguk is a meticulous person, like him.
  • Jeongguk and Taehyung like wearing baggy clothes and knit sweaters!
  • Jeongguk would give Taehyung fashion accessories such as rings and necklaces as a present because “V hyung loves accessories.”
  • Taehyung, on revealing his back for the BS&T concept: I was a little nervous about exposing my upper body since I don't have muscles like Jeongguk
  • Japanese interview:
    • Taehyung: As for me... even in Japan, I wish to be liked a lot! (As he spoke, he pretended to be a puppy with his fingers and bite the wrist of Jeongguk who sits beside him.)
    • Jeongguk: (Dodges Taehyung like he's already used to it) That's right. That's how we think.
  • About each other:
    • Taehyung: I'm a passionate person too, but Jeongguk's passion is so big that he could be called "Passion's Cascade" because his will for things he wants to do is impressive.
    • Jeongguk: V hyung... he has as much passion as I do.
  • Taehyung introduced Dean's Half Moon to Jeongguk in the Osaka Vlive but he's never heard it before. As an apology he posted a cover of it 4 days later onto Twitter.
  • Taehyung started learning how to play the guitar after seeing Jeongguk play it.
  • Question: If we can switch bodies for a day, the member with the best build and visual is?
    • Taehyung, without hesitation: Jeongguk
  • On a Vlive in October 2015, Taehyung said that he often played the lip sync game with Jeongguk.
  • In Kkul FM 2015, the question was: I like my roommate but sometimes I envy other rooms? They had to answer this question with their eyes shut. Jeongguk and Taehyung were the only ones who raised their hands. Yoongi was laughing. I was crying.
  • 131001 Question: Which member has flower beauty?
    • Taehyung: I voted Jeongguk.
  • Taehyung and Jeongguk shared jajjangmyeon on Jeongguk's graduation day during his lunch celebration and Taehyung even fed him some of it (like a baby).
  • Taehyung and Jeongguk described each other as 청순 (cheong-sun) which means innocent/purity. Taehyung's was when he posted a selca with a sleeping Jeongguk on the fancafe and Jeongguk's was in Bon Voyage season 1 when he was taking pictures of Taehyung during lunch before the food came.
  • Jeongguk called Taehyung when he was filming Celebrity Bromance, just to ask what time he was going home.
  • Question: If given the chance, who do you want to share a room with?
    • Taehyung: Jeongguk.
    • Interviewer: Why is that?
    • Jeongguk: Thanks. hyung.
    • Taehyung: If I share a room with Jeongguk, it won't be boring. It'll always be fun.
  • (To maknae Jeongguk, "I want to room with this hyung.")
    • Jeongguk: V hyung, V hyung!
  • The whole Osaka Vlive.
  • <Hanako Vol. 1101>
    • Jeongguk, about taehyung: a hyung that is nothing like a hyung
    • Taehyung, about jeongguk: a young & soft man
  • <Hanako Feb 2014>
    • Q: who's the fashion leader in BTS?
    • Jeongguk: as you can see, V is a fashionista. He has sense.
  • In the BTS Eat Jin Vlive,
    • Namjoon: Taehyung, what food can't you live without?
    • Jeongguk: These days it's jajjangmyeon.
    • Others: It's got to be hamburger.
    • Taehyung: Jajjangmyeon.
    • Jeongguk: Told you, these days it's jajjangmyeon.
  • In the Mini Radio with Suga Vlive, Yoongi tried calling Jeongguk but he didn't pick up.
    • Taehyung: Jeongguk's playing a game.
    • Yoongi: That's disappointing.
  • 2016 Kkul FM
    • Seokjin: (Reading an anonymous message) One day, I was going to fall asleep in front of the computer-
    • Instantly, and the first one to call out the person, Taehyung: That's Jeongguk.
    • Jeongguk: (Dumbfounded)
    • Jeongguk, to himself: Stupid!
    • Namjoon: You're the only one with a computer!
    • Seokjin, continuing reading: V hyung opened the door- (laughing) You're the only who can call him hyung!
    • Jeongguk: I must be dumb!!
    • Seokjin: V hyung opened the door and ate something at the kitchen. He said "Not cleaning is the best part of eating" and I was too tired to say something but I knew that it wasn't the first time he did that.
    • Taehyung: Hey, did you really hear me say that?
    • Jeongguk: Of course I did!
    • Taehyung: Seriously?
  • 141122,
    • Fan: Oppa, get married with Kookie.
    • Taehyung: (Bursts out laughing)
    • Fan: When will you get married with Taetae?
    • Jeongguk: Um... tomorrow.
    • Fan: Oppa, if you and Taetae get married, ARMYs will approve of it.
    • Jeongguk: (Laughing) I get it.
  • (Seeing Taehyung film his water scene for the Run MV)
    • Jeongguk: (Stunned, staring at a drenched Taehyung) V hyung's figure has changed, it looks better now.
  • In an encore stage dressed in their 21st Century Girls performance outfits, Taehyung told the audience that Jeongguk made a dance and let him show his moves to everyone.
  • Jeongguk was the one who helped Taehyung take those series of collaged landscape portraits of him that were posted on Twitter! Also, he helped Taehyung take that video of him saying "Heart, heart" during the shooting of the BS&T MV.
  • They take a lot of photos of each other.
  • Taehyung was the first to share the first shirtless picture of Jeongguk on his birthday.
  • Jeongguk basically practiced with Taehyung for his Cypher performance in the BTS Party. He also monitored Taehyung's lyrics before going on stage while he was practicing quietly.
  • When Taehyung was about to do his impersonation on Star Show 360, everyone said they've never seen it, but only Jeongguk said he's seen it once.
  • Jeongguk likes imitating Taehyung's part in BS&T.
  • In Bon Voyage season 2, Taehyung expressed his fear for sharks and Jeongguk (showed off his knowledge), said that a shark would pass out if you punched it in the nose. Taehyung laughed. Everybody laughed.
  • Taehyung wants Jeongguk to learn how to play Zayn's Fool For You on the drums.
  • Taehyung said he wants to play Overwatch with Jeongguk on a Spring Day.
  • Interviewer: Among the 7 of you, who has the best selfie face?
    • Jeongguk: (Immediately points at Taehyung even before the question was translated into Korean)
  • Interviewer: Who's the best singer of the group?
    • Instantly, Taehyung: JK
  • Gayo Track 13
    • (Rare relay penalty for Jeongguk)
    • Taehyung: Jeongguk, lose the muscles, they're scary.
  • Jeongguk, on how to annoy Taehyung: Don't let him play Overwatch.
  • Taehyung, on how to annoy Jeongguk: Delete his Overwatch characters.
  • Taehyung would recommend fairytale books to Jeongguk because he's a baby (애기니까)
  • Taehyung wrote "JK's" on his 2016 official birthday picture. (Which means he's Jeongguk's)
  • When Taehyung didn't understand how Uno worked, Jeongguk: Would you like to come to my room after this?
    • He didn't even speak to punish Taehyung lmao
  • Taehyung: Jeongguk has a nice body. I have a nice body too!
  • Bon Voyage S2
    • Taehyung: Jeongguk. Please teach me how to draw later. Check (my drawing book) out when we're off camera.
    • Jeongguk: You're so into cartoons.
    • Jimin: We're obviously on camera, Taehyung.
    • Hoseok, when Jeongguk's flipping through Taehyung's book of drawings: Don't you think it's getting better?
    • Jeongguk: You're good at drawing.
  • Taehyung and Jeongguk want to enlist together. It was possible then, but impossible now.
  • Taehyung, after Jeongguk picks his cotton swab and has to cook for him in BV2: (Sits on Jeongguk's lap) 넌 내꺼 (You're mine)
  • 우리끼리 오붓 (Cozy conversation // intimate term)
  • Bon Voyage S2
    • Jeongguk: I want to live here (Hawaii)
    • Taehyung: You want to live here? With me?
    • Jeongguk: Yes
    • Taehyung: Alright
  • When Taehyung was writing his letter to Jimin in BV2, Jeongguk literally annoyed him because he wanted to see what he wrote and said: What about Jeonggukie?"
  • Taehyung: *picks up a small stone to pile it on top of the other stones*
    • Jeongguk: It's too cute
  • Taehyung: Aye JK let's go!
  • Jeongguk, choosing who he wants to team up with in the Summer Package 2016: I, I want V hyung (Holds his hand out and pulls Taehyung towards him when he puts his hand in Jeongguk's)
  • Question: Who's sitting beside you now?
    • Taehyung: Jeongguk
    • Jeongguk: V hyung
  • Question: Who has the biggest hands?
    • Jeongguk, immediately: V hyung
  • Jeongguk chose Taehyung as the most popular member in Arab: Ah, I think it's V hyung.
  • <JUNGKOOK secretly took a picture of V>
    • Jeongguk: Look at his jawline. Isn't he handsome?
  • Jeongguk: Pardon?
    • Taehyung: (Imitates) Pardon?
  • Jeongguk: We're Taeguk.
    • Taehyung: Taeguk sounds cute.
  • A Naver article captioned the GIF of Taehyung feeding Jeongguk jajjangmyeon on his graduation day with: Though his noodle is delicious, the one given by the member is more delicious. V is giving the black noodle into JUNG KOOK's mouth. The pickled radish on top symbolizes V's love for him.
  • HASHTAG i see you everyday but i never get tired of your face —from BV
  • Their Spring Day verses conversation:
    • Taehyung: How long do I need to wait // How many more nights must I stay up // To see you, to see you // To meet you, to meet you
    • Jeongguk: If you wait a little // If you stay up for just a few more nights // I'll go meet you, I'll go meet you // I'll go get you, I'll go get you
  • Jeongguk: (Grabs Taehyung's Spring Day neck leash) It's a dog leash
    • Taehyung: Woof
  • Taehyung's birthday bangtan bomb!
    • Jeongguk: Hold onto the wall, hold onto the wall.
    • Taehyung: You tell me to hold onto the wall?
    • Jeongguk: Birthday hitting, birthday hitting!
    • Taehyung: You tell me to hold onto the wall what? Yah, you can't do it~
  • Seokjin: Jeongguk, you can get a kiss from one of the members as a present for your coming of age day. Who do you want?
    • Namjoon: Taehyung ah! You can kiss him!
  • Taehyung: (Rolls up Jeongguk's sleeve with no resistance)(Bites Jeongguk's bicep)
  • Taehyung: We've never been in a team before (Holds hand up for high five)
    • Jeongguk: (High fives) (Their hands naturally intertwined)
    • <They're satisfied they were so in sync>

Observational facts:

  • They are so supportive of each other and constantly encourage each other.
  • They have MANY selcas together that they don't share with fans.
  • They, along with Jimin, don't keep secrets from each other.
  • Jeongguk kinda likes poking Taehyung's tummy
  • Taehyung is the only hyung that treats Jeongguk like a same-liner friend and is completely fine when Jeongguk doesn't call him Hyung".
  • They are so in sync. Verbally. Physically. Seriously.
  • They look really alike sometimes from certain angles. No racism intended.
  • They are both the most competitive ones in the group. But sometimes faced with situations where Taehyung knows he won't be able to win Jeongguk, he'll give up on his own accord haha.
  • February was the month we got to hear Taehyung refer to Jeongguk as "JK" and Jeongguk saying "Taetae" for the first time.
  • They both find each other handsome and have pointed it out quite a number of times.
  • Taehyung is basically Jeongguk's koala because he's always touching him in some way 3/4 of the time.
  • They can make each other laugh really easily.
  • If they aren't acting out skits they can't look at each other in the eyes because they'll laugh.
  • The first time they performed as a duo was with Seo Taiji at his 25th Anniversary concert. Closest they'll ever be as a subunit.
  • Japan is the only country where Taekook thrives the most, in album covers, even magazine photoshoots and interviews.
  • Osaka Vlives. Guerilla Periscopes. Check them out!
  • An actual anime of them would be: Yuuri!!! On Ice
  • They protect each other a lot.
  • Taehyung likes touching Jeongguk's ears and his chin. Kind of like, the way he does to a pupper and Jeongguk does it back too, sometimes.
  • Most people only see Jeongguk manhandling Taehyung but the truth is, Taehyung manhandles Jeongguk too, just less often.
  • Taehyung likes to comment on Jeonggkuk's muscles and how much buffer he is compared to his hyungs. Jeongguk's muscles are also apparently scary to him.
  • They always seem to gravitate towards each other at the end of the fansigns, or during the interactions with fans and photo-posing moments.
  • If you sit them together at fansigns, they will play a lot, or talk about cute things of the fans in front of them.
  • Taehyung loves Jeongguk's hair as much as he loves doggos and babies.
  • Taehyung used to nuzzle the side of Jeongguk's head a lot!
aug 26 2017 ∞
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