Its been more than a year in SL, I made a lot of friends some now even are part pf RL. Even today hardest part to approach someone new and unknown is how to start the conversation?
I have read ladies many time complaining under pet peeves when guys approach them with a 'hi'. Well guy might genuinely wanted to say hello and both might have got together very well, had he just knew how to start the conversation. Once its started its relatively easier to let conversation flow. I will like to k
In some cultures it is considered rude to ask about a person's health when meeting for the first time.
Unless you really do want to hear about my health issues (most people don't, probably because they don't really care), don't ask. Don't put people who are not in good health or not feeling well in RL in that position. You're doing them more harm than good.
In most cases, questions are a good thing. They show that you're actively engaged and interested in a conversation or experience.