These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Their latter-day albums with C. J. Ramone. It's more accurate to say that C. J. himself seems a bit of a Base Breaker.
Covered Up: "I Don't Want to Grow Up" was by Tom Waits from Bone Machine (it helps they've written many songs that are either "I Wanna X" or "I Don't Want X").
Critical Dissonance: At least regarding album sales, as the band is popular with critics and has many fans but never had a studio album above #44 at the Billboard 200, and only had two certified records (Gold for both the compilation Ramones Mania and the DVD Raw).
Ear Worm: The repetitive and to-the-point lyrics and music turn most of their discography into this.
Grandfather Clause: Despite the fact that they admitted to being highly pop influenced, they are almost never subject to the "pop-punk, not punk" mentality that dedicated punk fans hold, all because of being one of the first punk bands.