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Break a mirror roll the dice,
Run with scissors through a chip pan fire fight.
Go into business with a grizzly bear,
But just don't sit down 'cause I've moved your chair.

Find a well known hardman and start a fight,
Wear your shell suit on bonfire night.
Fitting a circular hole with a peg that's square,
But just don't sit down 'cause I've moved your chair.

Bite the lightning and tell me how it tastes,
Kung fu fighting on your roller skates,
Do the macerana in the devils lair
But just don't sit down 'cause I've moved your chair.



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    UnregisteredJan 21, 2012 at 3:19 am
    It's a metaphor. He's saying that you can do all of these dangerous things to yourself because you know your own limits, but if you trust the person sitting next to you, it will be your downfall. It's better for us to hurt ourselves, then to rely on others.
  • u
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    UnregisteredNov 29, 2011 at 11:04 am
    To the person who wrote 'its really really a horribly written song. Good instrumentally but these lyrics are an insult to average human intelligence. ' what a shame you don't even possess 'average human intelligence. '

    This song is brilliantly written and exudes intelligence, just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it's horribly written.

    To the person who wrote 'it's about chairs and especially not sitting down because i moved it. ' - lmfao!
  • u
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    UnregisteredNov 28, 2011 at 2:23 pm
    To me it means, the narrator helped this person get back up and get going, but dont forget it, dont give up ~ cause if you do you'll fall. Live in the moment, and dont forget your roots, cause you're on your own now.
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    UnregisteredDec 25, 2011 at 1:36 am
    Its a warning not to sit down... Becuase oviously some one doesnt like you and has moved your chair... Not that hard to figure out
  • u
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    UnregisteredSep 16, 2011 at 6:36 pm
    its a joke they played on eachother and some one said you could make a song out of that and they did

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