After you have been communicating with someone special for a while, you can use innocent questions to see if you can find an opening in time when the two of you might meet.
This is a huge turnoff, and an excellent way to scare someone away.
Here are a couple of good, ice-breaking starter topics: If you live in the same area, comment on the area, or something relating to it.
If you don’t live in the same area, you can ask questions about where they are.
Poking fun at rival schools is always a fun way to break the ice.
And sign your real first name…If you work this right, the person will contact you back.