Inevitably, the initial plan (which involved bowling then dinner and getting all of us together) got crumpled and thrown into the air, plan B was laid out along the way with the five of us who was considerate enough to show up: drive to Marilao, order a pizza, get drinks, and come what fucking may.
Life lesson from How I Met Your Mother: Some people are worth a bit of work to keep around. And true enough, those who do are priceless. Thank you, friends. When you genuinely love a person, you find it hard staying upset at them for too long.