A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat. -Erma Bombeck

About Alta:

I have an inordinate love of indie music, travelling, and dumb jokes. Email me at alta(at)theboard.byu.edu.

Recent answered questions:

What's the very first major news story you can remember living through? -War on Terror Declaration — 3 votes
I need suggestions for my 2017 Halloween costume. I have pulled off Magic Carpet and Ursula ... — 4 votes
I love clever, well done animated TV shows but have finished Avatar The Last Airbender, Steven ... — 2 votes
What does it mean when your light is turned on at your study table in the ... — 9 votes
Dearest 100 Hour Board, In the Scissor Sisters' song I Don't Feel Like Dancin', one of ... — 4 votes
Are you truly cultured? Take this quiz based on Board question Board Question #90067 to find ... — 2 votes
Have any of you failed a class? What do you wish your teacher had done to ... — 5 votes
I'm in a 4-year program right now. It's kind of an intense programs, so you get ... — 5 votes
I'm not from Utah but live here now. I work every Sunday. I've noticed that on ... — 4 votes
First of all, can anyone explain why I would rather ask for advice on dating from ... — 4 votes
Dear Alta, Husband! How was the wedding? Can we see pictures? -mnh — 17 votes
Have any of you seen Wonder Woman yet? And if so, WAS IT NOT THE BEST ... — 6 votes
How much of Papa Married a Mormon by John D. Fitzgerald is fiction? Was Tom, his ... — 3 votes
How do guys work? My friend says guys don't consistently talk with girls or want to ... — 7 votes
Why does it seem that knowledge of car makes and models is common knowledge? I know ... — 7 votes
If you were given permission to revamp LDS.org based on your own design, what would you ... — 17 votes
It's Summer. The place where I work has zero shaded parking, and the parking spots are ... — 7 votes
I've been told that I come across as closed-off and grumpy lately and want to improve ... — 9 votes
I don't understand what the big deal is about pets. I didn't grow up with any ... — 4 votes
I'm trying to learn Spanish on my own, and as part of that I want to ... — 6 votes