A) It's nothing personal. They would simply rather read while eating alone. B) They assume you will want to go someplace that would not be their choice. C) Eating with others means you can forget about a quick turnaround. D) They want to go when they want to go, not when you want to go. E) They remember the last time. F) Other.
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