Once two individuals walked in a room
One looked at the other but he doesn't know what to do
He'd better figure out his plan so
If he succeeds, he'll get what he needs
So he builds up the nerve to go
And talk to the girl that he's been burning for
And he says, with a slightly boyish grin
I know that this sounds weird, but you've just got to hear
I've got this fantasy, just between you and me
Where we could spend the night and all of the day
Doing all the things I just can't say
And in my fantasy, your kiss is heavenly
So I try to figure out any possible way
To make my fantasy come true one day
She politely denies his invitation
Just then another one hits the floor
One down and one to go
This time he must be smooth, or he'll be pulling root
So he says please
Can I just buy you a drink and I'll show you
That I'll do anything for one kiss
But before let me tell you this


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    I think this song is awesome. Hoobastank really makes a point here. It shows how one person can pursue anyone he/she wants to. I really like it. I just wish I was approached like this by someone.

    Meegison January 31, 2002   Link
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    sweet song! :)

    SoAdGrLon April 20, 2002   Link
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    2 words: KICK ASS everytime i see 'em i scream at the top of my lungs "CAN I BUY YOU A DRINK" in hopes that they'll play some old skool shit, but not yet. wish me luck, though, i'll get another chance wednesday. YAY

    missblisson May 08, 2002   Link
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    You know what sucks, is when a band like hoobastank make music. and what even sucks more is when shitty people listen to that music. MISSBISS 2 words: SUCK ASS!

    sierpon May 08, 2002   Link
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    sierp: 2 words: fuck off. Hey, actually, maybe that's too much for your tiny brain to comprehend... (by the way, comprehend means to understand, ok?)

    Harry Manbackon June 05, 2002   Link
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    This song is awesome.. hoobastanks old stuff was awesome.. there new stuff isnt to bad either.. i wish "They sure dont make basketball shorts like they used to" was still avaiable :( .. oh well.. hopefully they will play some old stuff at the concert ... :) woo hoo!

    Torridon August 07, 2002   Link
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    Hoobastank rocks!! this is a great song.. really catchy.. i like it..good stuff

    sash2417on August 31, 2002   Link
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    WOW ithis is so my fave hooba hooba song. its everything a girl would want in a song, its got it all, its so jazzy and true! its just too cool. me and dan have a house in malibu, dont we harry...

    nancy girlon September 10, 2002   Link
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    yes, you do indeed! lol (just humour her people, the medication hasn't kicked in yet lol) ;)

    Harry Manbackon September 12, 2002   Link
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    what mediacation, me n him r like THAT! harry, you shud know that more than ne1!!!

    nancy girlon September 24, 2002   Link

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