"I know what you mean...I've tried to get there way too many times and no luck so far. Please keep it going as I really do want to go. I just moved into a new home and it's taking forever to get it together..."
"Hey everyone, my fridge died and I need to go get a new one. Not sure if I will make it tonight. Might be late but I might not make it at all. Looks like there's a big group tonight though. Have fun"