[ENG] Elle Magazine Interview: Taemin

Posted: 18/02/2011 in SHINee, taemin

Q: what is the first thing you do when you wake up?
A: look at the time on my phone and then take a shower

Q: how would you like your egg cooked? stir fry, half-boiled, or fried?
A: half-boiled

Q: which part of yourself do you look at in the mirror?
A: eyeballs! stare into the mirror and hypnotize myself

Q: vaulting horse jumping, ……(some exercise idk) and sit ups, which one are you most confident in?
A: vaulting horse, i am confident that i can hang onto it for a long time in the air

Q: soccer or basketball?
A: soccer. i liked it since i was young. my favorite player is Cristiano Ronaldo!

Q: amerciano, latte, or frappucino?
A: americano if i have to pick. i don’t exactly like drinking it.

Q: laundry, cooking, dishes, cleaning, which do you hate doing the most?
A: laundry

Q: which spot do you like to sit in at the cinema? and on the plane?
A: in the middle in the cinema, by the windows on the plane

Q: how much time do you spend getting dressed every morning? how do you pick the clothes and shoes to wear each day?
A: i wear what i see. so usually i only take 5minutes

Q: where do you spend the most amount of money on? (fashion items)
A: i like jackets, outerwear, and pants

Q: which stage outfit do you like the most?
A: i like my outfit in “Lucifer” MV, the ripped vest and black skinny pants

Q: backpack, cross bag, shoulder bag, or tote bag, which one do you like the most?
A: backpack for school, cross bag when i go out

Q: what kind of bag is your style?
A: a bag that contains sufficient amount of things. not too full and not too empty

Q: what do you usually have in your bag?
A: mp3, toothbrush, toothpaste, wallet

Q: what are your most and least favorite subjects in school?
A: physical education is my favorite. social studies is my least favorite

Q: when you have a girlfriend, what do you want to give to her the most? flowers, clothes, or ring?
A: hide a ring inside a bouquet of flowers

Q: a girl like a puppy, or a girl like a kitten, which one do you prefer?
A: a girl who is like a kitten

Q: when you can buy a car, would you get a sports car or a luxury car?
A: although i am tempted to get both, i would buy a luxury car first

Q: no matter when, which city do you wish to visit the most?
A: wish to go to Paris which i have only seen on pictures

Q: a recent movie, book, or album, which one will you recommend to our readers?
A: “Secret”. it’s a book that will benefit everyone

Q: what do you want to add in the name “SHINee” the most?
A: “idols that can be developed” SHINee

Q: what is your most memorable memory?
A: the moments when i can move my body along to the music without restrictions

Q: which SHINee’s song do you find yourself humming to nowadays?
A: Lucifer. that song changes alot

Q: which member makes you laugh the most?
A: Onew hyung. his gag is really funny

Q: if the members have to switch bodies, who would you pick?
A: this is a difficult question

Q: do you feel excited or frustrated on your birthday? are you an adult, or going to be one, or do not wish to be one?
A: when my birthday is approaching i feel worried. it is as if time passes too quickly. i do not wish to become an adult

Q: recently who do you say “i love you” to?
A: Eve and Adam, my puppies

Q: what do you wish to accomplish the most?
A: accumulate many valuable experiences, chat with friends, and work hard towards the goals i set for myself

Q: please choose 3 words to describe yourself
A: determination, student, red? that’s all i can think of

Korean-Chinese Translations: For SHINee World
Chinese-English Translations: hiyeom

T/N: may not be 100% accurate but more or less the meanings are there

Credits: As tagged


  1. We have many things in common !!!
    Aww ! Taeminnie !! ×3

  2. amoonz says:

    i love him every thing he like it i like it to that what make me love him my Oppa~♥

  3. amoonz says:

    i love him every mash thing he like it i like it to that what make me love him my Oppa~♥

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  5. rosa says:

    oo taemin mas me sorprende

  6. dubulover says:

    taemin has a simple personalities!!!i like it…
    and..owh..there is ONTAE moment!!!!^^ hehe…who doesn’t like our leader gag though..

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