The AIM window that keeps blinking, yet you do not click on it. You are more focused doing other things, such as checking e-mail or listening to music.
I didn't want to talk to Nick, so I left him on my backburner.
Andrew was pissing me off, so I he was going to sit on my backburner until he calmed down.
Shit. I don't feel like talking to Jenna, I said I'd hang out with her. I can't sign off, she'll get the message. She's just going to sit on my backburner until she ignores me.