I don't think I meant it to sound as harsh as it sounded.

"You should have a party for your birthday."

"Eh. Down in 'The Middle'?"

"Yeah. It could be fun. You could have, like, a housewarming party, or something. Invite everyone over to your new place and make a nice dinner or something."

"Hmm. That could be fun."

"I think so. Is your apartment big enough?"

"Well, yeah. I mean, I don't like that many people."