With 18 pages, i doubt this hasn't been covered, but hell if I'm going to read 18 pages of your problem, haha.
Here's the one fault i feel is one of the less obvious ones (less likely to have been posted about,) though its important, obvious, and straight forward.
Your conversation went this way:
Originally Posted by polo votarient
Boy: (6 hours later) what are you up to tonight?
What was she supposed to say after your text of JUST "
In conversations, texts or otherwise, agreeing (emoticon of a smile counts as agreeing and saying nothing more) without anything to further the conversation kills the conversation.
a: "man this snowstorm is nuts!"
b: "yeah it is"
When you just agree you can almost mistakenly indicate that youre waiting for them to continue a thought, something like this:
a "man this snowstorm is nuts"
b "yeah it is"
a "so listen, if youre not busy wednesday, blah blah"
Sounds like a regularly flowing conversation, condensed some.
So basically, if you're trying to keep a casual conversation going, you have to do just that, keep it going.
side note: any girl who's trying to get you to wait 3 months is ridiculous. If the right dude rolled by, i dont think she'd make them have really awkward pre-requisites. You just aren't that guy