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Wedding with Male Friend

Joffrey

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So I got invited to an old friend's wedding reception on new years day. It's in the middle of nowhere and I don't want to go alone or bring a girl (I envision alcohol fuelled hijinks and hopefully macking on the 20 year old bride's friends). Would it be weird if I brought a male friend as my plus one? I'm envisioning Wedding Crashers: Real World Edition.

Thankxs!
 

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I say go for it... but it's still probably best to ask whoever you rsvp to
 

Ambulance Chaser

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A wedding isn't the same as a football game, to which bringing a male friend is commonplace. I think people will assume you two are a couple. Just sayin'.

I don't think you need a wingman because the groom can introduce you to single female wedding guests.
 

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Don't bring a male friend. It would be an inappropriate abuse of the courtesy they extended to you in sending you a +1 invite.
 

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You can bring him as the +1, but you will be less likely to be viewed as Wedding Crashers and more like Brokeback Mountain.
 

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go alone if you plan on picking up a girl.
 

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Did this when I was about 21 or 22. The universal -- that is, not ONE exception to it -- assumption was that we were a couple.

Now I personally think taking a guy as your wedding date -- and that's what it is, a wedding date -- is tacky and, as previous posters have pointed out, an abuse of the +1 courtesy. There's nothing wrong with going solo. In fact, it might make you more pitiful and therefore attractive in a sad puppy-dog sort of way to the bridesmaids.
 

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Originally Posted by GSquared
You can bring him as the +1, but you will be less likely to be viewed as Wedding Crashers and more like Brokeback Mountain.

+1
Don't do that. Go alone.
 

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If it was just about people thinking you were gay I'd say go for it but it's not. It looks like, and kind of is, an abuse the wedding party's hospitality.
 

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Right. When people find out you're not gay, they'll just think you're rude.
 

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Everyone will think you are gay IMO.
 

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Interesting way of coming out of the closet.
 

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Originally Posted by Douglas
Don't bring a male friend. It would be an inappropriate abuse of the courtesy they extended to you in sending you a +1 invite.

+1 on that.
 
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Originally Posted by Connemara
Everyone will think you are gay IMO.
...and if there is one thing that Conne is an expert on...
 

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