You know what?
The next time you see Nick
Tell him I'm gonna stick some needles in his face
And watch him on his knees
Watch him when he sees that I'm not fooling
'Cause I'm through being cool
And he keeps telling everyone about me
Like how I'm such a fool and that I'm so deceptive
I think I'll make him eat the ground
I think that I will turn around and notice the wind blowing tops of trees
I'll see the way the world begins to need color everywhere
And I'll realize how small I really am
And then I'll spin right back around
And say, "Nick, why are you such a prick?
Why can't you just marvel in the hopes that make up this reality?
Your world is what you made it
And I don't want a part of it."

Lyrics submitted by oofus

Through Being Cool song meanings
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    General Commenti agree with stdsavesmyday

    it's not about cool people but keeping your cool. and he's sick of keeping his cool because nick isn't being nice to him.
    lost_and_obsessedon September 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentto me...
    its about a hypocrite who acts like he doesnt care what people think of him but he wants to get back at this kid for talking shit on him

    i dunno im probably wrong, but thats how i see it
    Xsaves.the.dayXon March 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song is talking abut tis guy, who is going ut with his ex, and he still likes/loves her and is wanting to beat his ass ten he ealizes tht it's not worth it or something like that. I'm not good with ong meanings...
    Patheticon March 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNever-the-less, it's a great song :D
    FlowersAndRazorwireon April 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah, Pathetic... that's a lame interpretation of this song. No offense. hehe... but yeah. I can't really tell you what the meaning of this song is. Only Chris Conley can. But I know that I've gone through what he makes it seem like he's going through. There was a point in my life where I felt I had to fit in and be "cool" but then I just gave up and got tired of being someone I wasn't. Yeah, the whole "through being cool" thing makes me glad I got tired of being cool.
    emo_SavestheDayon April 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome way to put it...just awesome... :|
    j_Anne9on April 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really like this song, I'm at a piont of my life where I'm "through being cool" too.
    saves_the_day_girlon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI was never cool. ha ha but the song is still cool..
    emofanon May 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhatever way chris means it, we can all relate to it somehow. my fav line
    I'll see the way the world begins to need color everywhere
    And I'll realize how small I really am
    lizz68on May 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentto me this songs about chris acting all cool about the situation with a guy going out with his ex (who he still loves) then he comes to a point where he's through being cool with what's goin on because he's not getting over her.. then nick starts talking shit about him and he snaps
    emOkiDstDon May 23, 2002   Link

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