- Cliché Storm: Deliberately invoked on "Standard Lines."
- Face of the Band: Chris Carrabba.
- More Popular Spin-Off: Of Further Seems Forever. On occasion, a couple members of Further would join Dashboard as touring members if any of the regular tour members couldn't make it.
- Signature Song: "Hands Down"
- Tastes Like Diabetes: A good number of their songs (especially "Stolen") are often thought of being audible, melt-y sunshine.
YMMV / Dashboard Confessional