The old days were no fun
I'm not sorry that they're gone
I don't miss them and I won't miss them
and it was always wrong
Everything I've ever done
From the beginning and to the ending
and things never got better, it seems like forever
Since we had fun or maybe I never have fun

And this whole time! I've been around
One minute up!
and a hundred down uhhh ohhh

Keep on laughing, Keep attacking
I'll show you what it means
To keep on lying, Keep denying
That there's nothing good in me
I'm not worthless, I know you heard this
My life's a joke and the joke's on me
The joke's on me

You were always lame, a headache and a pain
I don't miss you and I won't miss you
I tried not to get bitter but I was such a quitter
Oh yeah I had dreams but they were only ever bad dreams

And this whole time! I've been around
One minute up!
and a hundred down uhhh ohhh

Keep on laughing, Keep attacking
I'll show you what it means
To keep on lying, Keep denying
That there's nothing good in me
I'm not worthless, I know you heard this
My life's a joke and the joke's on me
The joke's on me, The joke's on me...

Well there never were any good old days
Looking back I'm still amazed
How everything went wrong in every way
There were no good old days

Well there never were any good old days
Looking back I'm still amazed
That everything went wrong in every way
There were no good old days
[2x]

And this whole time! I've been around
One minute up!
and a hundred down uhhh ohhh

Keep on laughing, Keep attacking
I'll show you what it means
To keep on lying, Keep denying
That there's nothing good in me
I'm not worthless, I know you heard this
My life's a joke and the joke's on me...


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    General CommentHow can I be the first to comment on this song?! It's my favourite RBF song ever! And it's so sad, yet strangly uplifting...
    Philemon_Crowleyon April 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAny Reel Big Fish song is uplifting. Even though half the time their songs are about sad or depressing things. the way they do the song always cheers me up
    Baukeon February 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis it just me, or do parts of this song kind of sound like Joy Division?

    just a random thought....

    great song though!
    ixlikexmusicon July 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentin the part that says,
    "I'm not worthless, I know you heard this,"
    doesn't it say, "I know I'm worthless, I know you heard this" ?
    sounds like it does :S
    but It would make more sense saying, "I'm not worthless"
    but yeah, :S
    thecourtzon December 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentgreeaaaat song. i like the "there were no good old days" part :))
    autumn-flow26on October 19, 2008   Link

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