In the darkest tunnel it's nice to see a light
Not just a headlight
Like the one that's heading right for me
It would be nice if things could turn out right
Turn out right yeah
Don't think I'll ever see the day

I must have done something wrong
Or maybe pissed off god

I think of Chinese food when I think of life
That's sweet and sour
My life is sweet as saccharine
You know 3 week old milk and grapes are not
Not the same, No
I am the one Johnny Carcinogen

I must have fucked with some witch
In turn she cursed me, cursed my life

At the end of the longest line
That's where I will always be
If you need to find me, just go to
The end of the longest line

But officer that was a yellow light
The light was red, son
Insubordination, reckless driving
I must be wrong, this can't be right
I don't belong, this world is much to dangerous
For someone lacking luck, like me

At the end of the longest line
That's where I will always be
If you need to find me, just go to
The end of the longest line

At the end of the longest line
That's where I will always be
At the end of the longest line


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    blink 182 covered this song and fucked it up

    jasonwasapunkrockeron March 07, 2003   Link
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    This songs about crank

    L.O.S.E.R.on April 28, 2002   Link
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    i cant belive no one has any coments about this song. its fuckin rad and it makes you sad if you're depressed. trust me i know.

    L.O.S.E.R.on July 14, 2002   Link
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    i think this song is about when it seems like the whole world is against you and everything is going wrong

    elmopunk1269on October 13, 2002   Link
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    This songs about cocaine. Kinda means when shit gets tough, do drugs. Hence.. "At the end of the longest line, thats where i will always be" (referring to lines of crack).

    travis666on May 08, 2003   Link
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    I never knew that NOFX sung this song. I just assumed that it was blink 182 which when i listened to it had good lyrics but sounded shit. But the propper nofx versions a whole lot better. I just assumed it was about a person who has been dealt the shitty end of the stick. And the end of the longest line just showed that he was so unlucky that he would always end up behind every one else. Though the drigs thing now I think of it makes way more sense.

    Evilsheepon June 07, 2004   Link
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    I think evilsheep's initial view of the song was correct. If you look at lines like, "I must have done something wrong Or maybe pissed off god" it's like he's singing about karma, and since he pissed of God he's getting the shaft in life, being at the end of the longest line.

    italiansqueekon December 15, 2004   Link
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    never thought about it being about coke but yeah i see it. thankfully i have never heard the blink version of it i think i would cry at how shit it would be, to be honest i really dont no what its about although when reading the lyrics its deporessing but when i hear it i just hear how good it fuckin awesome

    zippygetshighon February 03, 2005   Link
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    Ugh songs always have to be about drugs? You guys are over anyalyizing....hes at the end of the longerst line, as in shit out of luck, everythign goes bad.

    AnthonyEliteon March 28, 2005   Link
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    yeah thats probably right. but isn't crank heroin? anyway unless u ask fat mike himself we can only guess, but it is certainly about either drugs or getting the shitty end of the stick

    nofx_cyanideon July 09, 2005   Link

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