Dating a prisoner
You're gazing, when all of a sudden, she catches your glance, and lo! Let's look at the possibilities for interaction through the lens of the Prisoner's Dilemma.
For both parties, there are two options (assuming both are interested)deception or truth.
Thus, there are risks only when either player makes the decision to interact truthfully.
We (students) are the players, because even though you crush on that girl in Hum every day, as far as romantic overtures are concerned, you two are strangers.
They don’t have to admit their conviction, instead they list their interests, their age and how long they have to serve.