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Surrogate Date Party
I can't ask you out, so let me invent a group activity out of thin air to invite you to
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Alice is interested in Bob, but for some reason she can't ask him out directly. Her solution is declaring that there's a party for someone else that night and inviting Bob. The presence of other people is supposed to mitigate the awkwardness. It's debatable if this actually happens. Up for Grabs.
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