"hey fans! im at bat,. btm 9th, bases loaded, score tied--oops, jst got called strike1!"
Tags:batter, batters, batting, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, text, texts, texting, texter, texters, tweet, tweets, tweeting, social media, social network, social networks, post, posts, posting, distraction, distractions, digital distraction, digital distractions, modern life, modern times, social media presence, playoff, playoffs, text message, text messages, smartphone, smartphones, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, cellphone, cellphones, distracted, modern life, modern times, modern world
"Can I call you back? I'm with a piece of string."
"I can't sleep. I just got this incredible craving for capital."
Tags:money, business, relationships, marriage, bottom line, bottom lines, capital gain, capital gains, love of money, loves of money, sleepless, sleepless night, sleepless nights, insomnia, insomniac, insomniacs, distraction, distractions, distracted, crave, craves, craving, cravings, irresistible, businessman, businessmen, mankoff
"Are you multitasking me?"
Tags:couple, couples, relationship problem, relationship problems, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, husband, husbands, wife, wives, inattentive, multitask, multitasking, multitasker, multitaskers, distraction, distractions, domestic, domestics, spat, spats, multi-tasker, multi-taskers, multitasks, multi-tasking
"Will you turn that TV down? Can't you see I'm on the phone?"
Tags:portable dvd, portable dvds, portable tv, portable tvs, phone, phones, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, smartphone, smartphones, distraction, distractions, dangerous driver, dangerous drivers, dangerous driving, family life, road trip, road trips, road-trip, road-trips, journey, journeys, family-life, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays
"Impressive, Meyers, but let's stick to your quantitative projections."
Tags:drawing, drawings, artist, artists, art project, art projects, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, art school, art student, art students, projection, projections, off-topic, distraction, distractions, distracting, fantasy, quantitative projection, quantitative projections, businessman, businessmen
"Don't fall for it, Dogman!"
Tags:mugger, muggers, mugging, mugged, street crime, street crimes, crimes, criminal, criminals, crime fighter, crime fighters, crime fighting, violent crime, superhero, superheroes, super-hero, super-heroes, super hero, super heroes, superpower, superpowers, distraction, distractions, ambush, ambushes, ambushing, distraction technique, distraction techniques, fatal weakness, weakness, weaknesses, fatal flaw, fatal flaws
"You keep him busy while I go for help."
"Cheap merch will only hold them for so long."
Tags:merch, merchandise, t-shirt, t-shirts, tshirt, tshirts, shirt, shirts, t-shirt gun, t-shirt guns, t-shirt launcher, t-shirt launchers, t-shirt cannon, t-shirt cannons, viking, vikings, knight, knights, guard, guards, riot, riots, castle, castles, medieval, invader, invaders, invasion, invasions, invaded, distraction, distractions, siege, sieges
"Dry cleaning, pet store, Salvation Army - I'd be lost without my stickies on the dash!"
Tags:chore, chores, distraction, distractions, scatterbrained, scatterbrain, forgetful, easily distracted, forgetfulness, absent minded, absent mindedness, absent-minded, absent-mindedness, dog, dogs, driver, drivers, car, cars, canine, canines, chore, chores, to-do list, to do list, to-do lists, to do lists
"Please have a seat. Mr. Thorndyke will be back shortly."
Tags:spaced out, spaced, distract, distracted, distraction, distractions, miles away, zoned out, zone out, daydream, daydreaming, brain dead, braindead, exec, executive, executives, meeting, meetings, business, big business, boss, businessman, businessmen, office, offices, stress, stressed, concentrate, concentration, first impressions, present, presence, physical, mental, not quite there, tune out, paying attention, attention, pay attention, greetings, greeting, workaholic, work life balance, breakdown, stressed, modern life, working life, corporate, word play, play on words, word, words
"He seems to have lost his focus since he went into politics."
"This one's just like being at a real theatre."
Tags:home theater, home theaters, home theatre, home theatres, movie, movies, movie theater, movie theaters, cinema, cinemas, home cinema, home cinemas, electronics, electronics store, electronics stores, electronics shop, electronics shops, experience, experiences, distraction, distractions, distracting, flatscreen, flatscreens, flat screen, flat screens, new tv, new tvs, new television, new televisions
"Can't we just this once, for God's sake, stay on topic?"
Tags:relationship problem, relationship problems, problem, problems, distraction, distractions, distracting, dancer, dancers, ballet, ballerina, ballerinas, topic, topics, stay on topic, staying on topic, interpretive dance, interpretive dancer, interpretive dancers, argument, arguments, discussion, discussions, conversation, conversations, converse, converses, conversing
Separated as children, the Wilson twins are unexpectedly reunited at a midtown restaurant.
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, meal, meals, food, eating, dining, waiter, waiters, server, servers, service, customer service, order, orders, ordering, menu, menus, customer, customers, patron, patrons, twin, twins, sibling, siblings, brother, brothers, long-lost, long lost, reunion, reunions, reunited, surprise, surprises, surprised, distracted, distraction, distractions, distracting, hungry, hunger, starving, family, families, recommendation, recommendations, recommend, suggest, suggestion, suggestions, separated at birth
"I got married once - to avoid writing."
Tags:writer, writers, author, authors, literary aspiration, literary aspirations, novelist, novelists, novel, novels, married life, married couple, married couples, romance, romances, distraction, distractions, husband, husbands, wife, wives, career, careers, career path, career paths, career choice, career choices
"I'll have a light beer, the house salad, the salmon, and the belly button."
Tags:light beer, light beers, beer, beers, navel gaze, navel gazes, navel gazing, belly button, belly bottons, fancy restaurant, fancy restaurants, order, orders, ordering, waiter, waiters, waitress, waitresses, waitressing, distracting, distraction, distractions, bare skin, scantily clad, midriff, midriffs, freudian slip, freudian slips, stare, stares, staring, leer, leers, leering
"I happen to think the blue light of the TV screen is very romantic."
Tags:dinner, dinners, special meal, special meals, gender difference, gender differences, men, women, romance, romantic meal, romantic meals, valentine's day, valentines day, tv dinner, tv dinners, anniversary, anniversaries, anniversary dinner, anniversary supper, distraction, distractions, distracting, tv addict, tv addicts, television, televisions
"Please turn on your cell phones."
No Electioneering Beyond this Point
Tags:politician, politicians, political campaign, political campaigns, political campaigning, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, getting home, arriving home, family times, republican, republicans, democrat, democrats, dedicated, dedication, family, distracted, distraction, distractions, electioneer, electioneers, electioneering, endless campaign, the endless campaign, influence, influencing, influencer, influencers
"Phones, tones, stones, bones, moans, groans."
Tags:bank, banks, banking, money, finances, personal finances, loan, loans, mortgage, mortgages, borrower, borrowers, loan company, loan companies, loan officer, loan officers, debt, mortgage broker, mortgage brokers, lender, lenders, rhyme, rhymes, rhyming, psychology, insecure, insecurity, problem, problems, distraction, distractions, distracting, waiting, wait, long wait, long waits, customer, customers
Nordic Trak Reading Machine
Tags:fitness, gym, gyms, gym machine, exercise, exercises, exercising, machine, machines, exercise machine, exercise machines, gym machine, gym machines, nordic, read, reading, distraction, distractions, focus, focusing, focussing, reader, readers, excuse, excuses, invention, inventions, complicated, complex, book, books, bookish, book worm, book lover, book worms, book lovers, modern, modern life, assisted, assisted living, assistance, tech, technology, technological, technological advances, future, futuristic, futurism, literature, literatures
"This is fun. Too bad about Frank."
Tags:picnic, picnics, picnicking, chalk outline, chalk outlines, outline, outlines, murder, murders, kill, kills, killing, killings, spoil, spoils, spoiled, spoilt, accident, accidents, accidental, nuisance, nuisances, inconvenient, inconvenience, annoyance, annoyances, annoying, distraction, distractions, distracting
"You know, during these debates there's something that all too often gets ignored."
Tags:presidential debate, presidential debates, debate, debates, televised debate, televised debates, puppy, puppies, appeal, appeals, appealing, politician, politicians, lowest common denominator, lowest common denominators, dog, dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, vote, votes, voting, voter, voters, populist, populists, populism, ignore the issues, ignores the issues, ignoring the issues, distraction, distractions, distract, distracts, corrupt, corruption