I'm twenty-nine years old,
still wearing the wallet chain, like I was twenty-eight.
I'm wearing my Vans right now,
so high school kids will think that I can skate.

I've got a degree in science,
yet shaking my fists in defiance.

I'm not cliche
I hardly own any ties.
I may be old, but at least I'm not like all those other old guys.

I'm watching MTV,
for fashion tips, so I can say, that I saw it first.
Backwards hat, tattoos, and goatee
say I'm cool, just like Fred Durst

I pay almost all my bills,
I sleep on a futon still.

I'm not cliche,
I might not even die.
I may be old, but at least I'm not like all those other old guys.)

Lyrics submitted by dceffex

At Least I'm Not Like All Those Other Old Guys song meanings
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    General Commentthis song is absolutely perfectly....definitely written about my best friend. :) I swear.
    loveisillnesson May 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentMe too! Well, he's actually my youth pastor too, but he's really cool.
    i_heart_ldbon July 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentsuddenly I feel old, lol.
    cabanastyleson July 20, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI really love these lines:

    "I've got a degree in science,
    yet shaking my fists in defiance."

    I used to just really like them because I think it's quite a funny rhyme. At face value its just talking about still feeling youtful, fitting with the rest of the song. But there's also a wonderful second meaning it that Reese Roper (the band's lead vocalist) really DOES have a degree in science and yet he is still performing in a Christian band... he is a Christian despite his scientific education. I think that's a really great thought, that religion and science can in someway exist together.
    invertedtwistedon January 26, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNobody's concerned that the lyrics are missing the sandwiches lines?
    DrGrooveon July 14, 2013   Link

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