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.

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

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