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Kickin' it out

Your dream vacation is my hostage refuge
A work in progress you bleed
Just like you puke while running a mile
I beg to differ, make me an offer
Walks on the rain you bleed
Just like you puke while running a mile

Hey, are...

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    mitchleydon
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    Jan 29th, 2009 1:16am report


    I think it's about sellouts and how they give away wat they believe in for money and fame



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    Beldin001
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    May 11th, 2009 5:43pm report


    I read an article where Bert said that this was written when he moved to LA about all the fake people and how they didn't even know they were being fake since they acted so for so long. There are certainly a lot of bleached blonde. I bet this song was recorded before the Black Parade even came out.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 18th, 2008 2:34pm report


    "because gerard got clean and doesn't party with Bert anymore.."
    Guess what? Gerard was still friends with Bert a while after he got sober. So that is hardly the case. ;)
    He hardly said it was about Gerard. It is about someone with "Short blond hair." which isn't exactly Gerard. Heck, it could be about Quinn for all we know.
    I think it is about partying, though.



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    anonymous
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    May 14th, 5:24pm report


    2020 calling: Bert confirmed the song was about Gerard at the Rockstar Disrupt Festival in 2019. So basically the theory about this song is true



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    anonymous
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    Feb 20th, 2014 2:37pm report


    im very torn about what this song may mean. it could be about gerard way, but if it was, would bert even tell us? it seems like that would cause a lot of drama which he might have wanted to avoid. Im just gonna go with what bert said and what hes stuck to: that its not about gerard.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 11th, 2012 6:14am report


    Bert actually told Kerrang! that this song was not about Gerard. http://www.kerrang.com/blog/2007/05/the_used_i_couldnt_give_less_o.html



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    anonymous
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    Nov 23rd, 2011 11:51pm report


    its about sluts

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    anonymous
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    Jul 6th, 2011 7:44pm report


    Way's hair was white when MCR released Black Parade, Berts hair however was short and blond you can even see it in the video for this song.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 11th, 2011 2:01pm report


    Its about Gerard Way. I know. so yeahh shh..



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    anonymous
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    Feb 7th, 2011 2:33pm report


    I think he wrote it about when The Used and MCR fell out with each other (this is what I've heard anyway), and I think it's a little childish that he wrote a song just because of the fact that MCR did so well with The Black Parade, and that they weren't friends because he wouldn't get drunk with him anymore.
    Anyway that's just my opinion on what I know.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 7th, 2009 6:45pm report


    I think it is about bert because in the video he gets so messed up everyone kept asking him are you ok???

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    anonymous
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    Dec 27th, 2007 12:40pm report


    Um excuse me but this song is about Gerard Way. They got into a fight because Gerard got clean even though he still smokes he doesn't drink and get drunk and party with him anymore.

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    anonymous
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    Dec 23rd, 2007 12:21pm report


    It's about Gerard Way. I forgot where but Bert said exactly that it was about Gerard.

    Amazing song!



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    anonymous
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    Sep 19th, 2007 9:35am report


    It's about Gerard way and how MCR sold out with the black parade. "Your market value. Your resurrection. Your shallow concept"



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    anonymous
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    Aug 19th, 2007 8:56pm report


    It's NOT about Gerard. Bert only said 'someone with short blond hair' that hardly means "Gerard Way."

    I think it's about himself and the side of himself he doesn't like
    sort of seeing your own dark side and wanting to do something about it but not being able to.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 9th, 2007 6:08pm report


    This song is about Gerard Way and that's it. They (the used) even said it




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