There's a girl in my class that i've liked since the beginning of the year when we met. I have some kind of emotional attraction to her even though I don't know her besides a few in-class exchanges. This is the first girl since my ex that i've felt an emotional attachment to (as in, wanting a relationship) versus the numerous girls i've seen and know and there's only a physical attraction (damn, she's hot). Anyways, I didn't bother trying anything last semester because I found out she had a boyfriend of 3 years or so. I pretty much backed off to avoid being friendzoned and just talked to her every now and then and talked more to her friends (who were single). I didn't see her over christmas break for about 6 weeks and figured when I got back the attraction would be gone but it's still here. The good news is I found out she broke up with her bf about a month ago. I know confidence is key and I don't have any problems talking to her (mostly because i'm now in that mindset of "if it doesn't work, who cares") but it's been a LONG time since i've been with someone and dating and I don't even know where to begin. I'm not concerned with her just getting out of a relationship though. The way I see it is if she likes me and I like her, it'll work out. If not, it wasn't meant to happen. So, what I want to ask you guys. What are some good conversation openers? What kind of followup questions should I keep in mind to keep things rolling? What topics to avoid? What topics are cliche? Just give me the low down and dirty version of dating 101. I just need a refresher. My game is non-existant at this point.