People Trying To Look Smart In Meetings Bingo!

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

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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.

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