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12 Moments When It's Totally Inappropriate To Multitask

It's not always a skill to be proud of.

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1. When getting proposed to.

Nothing quite like having to repeat those four words to kill the moment.
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Nothing quite like having to repeat those four words to kill the moment.

2. When you're on a date.

Life hack: Pay attention to your date if you're looking to impress.
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Life hack: Pay attention to your date if you're looking to impress.

3. When you're on a trapeze.

You should probably have both hands free for this.
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You should probably have both hands free for this.

4. When performing surgery.

Just because it's, like, a pretty delicate operation.
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Just because it's, like, a pretty delicate operation.

5. When you're onstage performing a dramatic, contemporary dance routine.

You try explaining to 300 paying audience members that you forgot to make your transfers this week.
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You try explaining to 300 paying audience members that you forgot to make your transfers this week.

6. When you're at a job interview.

*status update* "99% sure I'm nailing this job interview!"
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*status update* "99% sure I'm nailing this job interview!"

7. When you're cutting someone's hair.

One slight slip, and you've given them a misshapen pixie cut.
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One slight slip, and you've given them a misshapen pixie cut.

8. When flying an aeroplane.

On-board Wi-Fi is cool and all, but Tinder can wait.
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On-board Wi-Fi is cool and all, but Tinder can wait.

9. When you're getting intimate.

Just because you can doesn't mean you should.
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Just because you can doesn't mean you should.

10. When your S.O. is giving birth.

The whole "seeing your child being born" thing should maybe take priority.
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The whole "seeing your child being born" thing should maybe take priority.

11. When you're walking on a tightrope.

You should probably focus on watching your step.
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You should probably focus on watching your step.

12. When you're driving.

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Okay, so these are a bit tongue in cheek, but we all agree there are times when it’s not a good idea to use your phone – like when you're driving. Aviva is working to make our roads safer, but they need our help to stop us, our loved ones, and the people around us from being injured or killed by drivers who use their mobile behind the wheel. Find out more about the campaign to #DriveSafer.

Make the pledge today to drive safer.