These days it's hard to imagine anyone going to a sporting event -- particularly one as epic as the Super Bowl -- without bringing a smart phone to record the moments.
Did anyone catch the Ravens at their own pep rally on Monday? Almost ALL of them where making videos and taking pictures as they were being honored by the city, aiming the phones out into the crowd.
So leave it to the extended warranty company SquareTrade to figure out why this is dangerous to the health of your phone. It goes a little something like this: Flacco makes a 50-yard pass to Torrey Smith? That phone's likely ending up in a puddle of beer.
Most people who drop phones during a game -- 33 percent -- just do it the regular way, letting it slip from their hand, the company's survey found. But 18 percent of droppers let their phones because they're let them become slick with sweat or -- ew -- dropped them into a toilet.
Beer drops account for 13 percent of the phone accidents -- people who somehow drop their phones into their beer.
Passion drops account for 12 percent -- people who fling their phones in anger or excitement.
Bringing up the rear are bar drops, 8 percent of droppers let them plummet from a table or bartop.
And here's the really bad news for Ravens fans.
SquareTrade asked customers who had dropped their phone who they were rooting for in the Super Bowl. Of the clumsy ones, 27 percent were rooting for the Ravens compared to 23 percent who favored the 49ers.
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