People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo!

Spot the tricks people use to attempt to look smart in meetings.

How to play:

Visit People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo and print one copy of this game card for each player, refreshing the page before each print, or have the players print their own bingo cards. These instructions will not be printed. You can also select an embeddable card only version of the game or a multiple card version of the game when playing on line, or with a smart phone.

Click/Mark each block when you see or hear these words and phrases. When you get five blocks horizontally, vertically, or diagonally, stand up and shout "BULLSHIT!!!". Or play as a drinking game and for every block you mark off, take a sip, and finish your drink each time you get five blocks in a row.

"At the end of the day...""I think what X is trying to say is..."Repeats what someone else said, but very slowly"Please get back to us on this"
Making someone else do the work and report back.
Steps out for a phone call
Nods while pretending to take notes"You might be right"Translates percentages into fractions"Will this scale?""I don't need the details."
"I can see why you might think that."Asks the presenter to go back a slidePEOPLE TRYING TO LOOK SMART IN MEETINGS BINGO
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"Why don't you summarize again for everyone else?""I'm a bit of a visionary"
"Let's just get to the bottom line.""I used to think that, too.""Well, thease are the facts.""We need to wrap our heads around this."Encourages people to "take a step back"
Draws a Venn diagram"Let's put a stake in the ground"Paces around the room"How can we productize this?"What are the 'next steps'?"

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