“Did you know that [mutual friend from high school] is getting married in Vegas?”

“Really? Can I be your date?”

“… Seriously?”

“Yeah, I like attending weddings of friends when not invited. I find it fun in a slightly awkward sense.”

“But you have a girlfriend and by March, it’ll be that much more serious …”

“She trusts me. I work that weekend but there’s a slight chance that I might be able to get out of it. I’ll let you know.”