It's the same old situation,
it seems it's coming 'round again.
I wont play the fool,
I'm not screwin' around.
I only play to win.
I only want what I deserve so who are you tryin' to kid?
You can call it like you see it but I call it like it is.
I'm sick of shruggin' off your petty little ways.
The names are always changing,
in the end it's just a game.
We're runnin' in a circle,
a never ending chase,
you keep on steppin' out of reach but you won't win the race.
No more waitin' around,
no more hangin' around ,
no more draggin' me down.
Everything's so easy for you but I've struggled to get this far.
I'm alone in the fight.
What's wrong, whose right?
I take it all to heart.
Your true colors start to show.
You call yourself a friend?
The teams are drawn,
you chose your side,
you'll get yours in the end.
You play along to the same old song
just as long as you can win,
when someone better comes along,
you're too cool to let them in.
So now I've got you wonderin' if I've got it in for you.
I'd like to tell you different but I can't because it's true.


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    General CommentI think this song is about people that are only your friend for their own benifit
    AlterEgoSinon May 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is a pretty good song. I think it's about having others weighing you down, not believing in you,and you've just had enough. You know what you want and you're out to win, and you're not going to let them stand in your way. If they want to be stuck in a rut and the easy way, that's their problem and it's gonna come back and kick them in the a$$ later.
    xTaintedxon August 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about everybody. read the lyrics and then think about them. this is the way that everybody is. Thats where the title comes from. your name here because it can be about any one of you. we are all the same mindless protege's of each other
    Rubberbandon March 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwow, what a cynical way to look at it, but it does make sense. This is a great song, as are most AFI. I love when they all shout it at the end, "You Name Here". Good stuff.
    Madcappunkon April 15, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song it reminds me of my friend who is hopelessly in love with my other friend. he does everything for her and she just pushes him away. she does it cuz she doesnt want to hurt him, she wants him as a friend and nothing more, but by keeping him as a friend and nothing else she's actually hurting him more than he could have ver immagined, but she cant help it, now anytime shes near her boyfriend he leaves, and i dont blame him.
    skinticket6x3on June 05, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwow, rubberband's impressions makes song even better. Like this theory.
    _MissVicious_on April 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis, like most AFI songs from albums before Jade Puget's debut (Black Sails in the Sunset), has a great guitar in the beginning, which fades out during the song.
    Sazdyon October 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song cause.. it just rocks! I like NO MORE! And the end when they all shout YOUR NAME HERE!!!!!
    *gabriela*on April 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJust amazing bass and guitar to open this song.
    Xplisit23on April 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentits about people thinking there too cool or popular for anyone but themselves and people just like them. they dont want anyone to get cooler than them so they try to bring them down. "no more draggin me down" says davey and " when someone better comes along your too cool to let them in" speaks for itself

    rad song
    roll.4.lifeon April 22, 2008   Link

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