Come on understanding visit me for once toady
I'll be grateful you don't even have to stay
It must be hard for you to get over to my side of town
I know there's many people like me to be found

If you come knockin' at my door
And I am not around
Foolishness came by and we're downtown
Please don't leave
Please come on in and make yourself at home
I know you're probably used to being alone

Everyone keeps telling me you're something that you're not
But I know if I met you I'd like you a lot
What exactly does it take to bring you to my door
By the time that you arrive I won't live here no more

What can I do? There's no one here but me
And nothin' on tv
Where could you be? I really wouldn't know
Where else you might go

I know you used to be alone




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    great great song :)

    san_dimas_hs_ruleson January 05, 2002   Link
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    I loooooooove this song

    Meghan324on June 09, 2002   Link
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    im trying to decide which is better... life in general or buffalo... hmmm... oh well... yeah this is a good song!!! from one of their best cds tooo yaya!

    NOFXJuggaloGirgoon June 09, 2002   Link
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    Great Song, favioriote in the mxpx saga@!!@!

    APlainMorningon July 04, 2002   Link
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    this song is obviously about like being confused...and like wanting to understand. like the song talks about how some people say that its not a big deal to understand everything, but mike's saying how he doesn't care what others think...he wants to understand...yeah...i don't know. heh

    onemindtohearon July 30, 2002   Link
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    This is the song that first got me into mxpx and i still think its there best.

    Iamthebeston July 30, 2002   Link
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    this is probably the best song MxPx has written and yah i agree with onemindtohear sortof that its being confused, but he wants to understand what is goin on in his life probably not the rest of the world

    MikeSavesTheDay101on September 01, 2002   Link
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    I Love this song!! MXPX rocks my socks, and i love the music in this song and the way it's sung! great messge too

    emoBettyrocketon September 24, 2002   Link
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    its a great song! i personally think it talks about how mike tries to understand things and act wisely, but he knows figuring out things its not easy "I know there's many people like me to be found" who just like me dont get anything, and "I know you're probably used to being alone" cause there aint no much wise people out there. And when we actually get somethin or understand it we already screwed up: "If you come knockin' at my door And I am not around Foolishness came by and we're downtown" oops, i wrote too much, hope i didnt messed up. great song!

    broke_n_doingtimeon April 29, 2003   Link
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    i screwed that up. i meant to post proverbs 7 and 8. which is what this song seems to be about.

    AbolitionofMeon May 01, 2003   Link

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