You're now chatting with a random stranger. Say hi!
You: Do you think it's rude to request personal information from strangers on the internet/
Stranger: not really....
Stranger: if it's very personal, no
Stranger: but if it's your name, and where your from, it doesn't matter
You: Let me ask that another way; do you think it's rude to ask ASL as the second line of any conversation?
Stranger: not reallly
You: Hmmm... bugs the shit out of me, but go ahead and ask.
Stranger: um... ok what is your ASL?
Your conversational partner has disconnected.