Join the rest of humanity, Brendan. You also gave her an easy question to answer if she wants to continue the conversation. Just see where it goes. Non-consent will result in ComScore Dating chat openers processing obfuscated personal data.
Women have many guys trying to talk to them.
Questions must be on-topic, written with proper grammar usage, and understandable to a wide audience. Although, when trying to start conversations, there are some proven things that work. Says it covers my dependents too.
Ask her questions about herself, but leave the heavy getting-to-know-you stuff for in person. Guys, insulting her does not work, maybe for young girls but not a women. If she's a girl, though, she'll definitely be hot.