This might just be a waste of time
But there's no one I'd rather waste my time with than all of my best friends
So start the car up, we'll all take turns but not for the worst
We're all "hasbeens" and "never-weres"
And we're all in the back singing "Roxanne"
Just watching life pass us by
Pass us by
As if we cared enough to try and catch up
Enough to make up for lost time
We've been down, we've been out, we've been hanging 'round
Tip our glasses to having no direction
Start the van, get me out of this one horse town, waste this night

Lyrics submitted by xxsweetashevnxx, edited by Mellow_Harsher

The World's Not Waiting (For Five Tired Boys in a Broken Down Van) song meanings
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    General Commentsomebody i need some help..expecially from a boy..look im kindof confused with something..i like this boy at skool whose 13..hes going to study in another country...but still he comes back the year after..but im not going to see him anymore because i will still be in skool..ok anyway..he knows that i like him..but i dont know if he likes me..hes always watching me and smiling but he never dares to speak to what can you say about him?..does he likes me or something or is he just playing or using me?..please answer anyone...

    Uh hon, this isn't an advice site. Don't expect any help. Go to a magic date ball or something because if you don't have an opinion on this song you shouldnt leave a comment. That's not what this is meant for.
    Sweetheart210on March 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis has to be about just not caring about what's going on when you're with all your friends just having a good time
    waitingforsundayon November 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyea this song is pretty grand. like waitingforsunday says, it's all about having the best time with your friends wherever you're going and whatever you're doing. i love the bit where a bunch of them are singing the chorus coz it gives you the feel of "togetherness" and how close the guys are. i can just imagine them all with their arms around eachother with beers in their hands and swaying and singing along lol.
    Indigo*Hippieon February 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song rules.. It's the song to play in your car when youre on a road trip with your friends lol
    Loaded_Friendon August 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfall out boy has 4 memebers... whos the 5th 'tired boy'??
    blinkguitar2on September 10, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe 5th 'tired boy' is a friend named Chris that i guess was supposed to be in their band but couldnt or iunno what the deal is but if you listen to Grenade Jumper it mentions him and how they love him
    melissa2290on October 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhy is this song and Fellowship of the Nerd exactly the same?? i dont get it?
    melissa2290on December 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentawesome fucking song.
    this is my crews song, we sing it constantly
    weareyoungloveon January 01, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"we've been down, we've been out, we've been hanging 'round
    tip our glasses to having no direction
    start the van, get me out of this one horse town, waste this night"
    I love this song! it reminds me of my friends! Its fun getting all of your freinds to learn it so you can all sing it together and boo at the end!
    fog913on January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOh yeah the 5th tired boy wasn't Hey Chris. Fall Out Boy used to have 5 members, they kicked 2 out and got Andy.
    fog913on January 16, 2006   Link

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