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.

"I can see why you might think that.""I'm a bit of a visionary""Let's put a stake in the ground""At the end of the day...""We need to wrap our heads around this."
"Will this scale?"Paces around the room"Let's just get to the bottom line.""How can we productize this?"Sorry, I was multitasking."
Asks the presenter to go back a slideDraws a Venn diagramPEOPLE TRYING TO LOOK SMART IN MEETINGS BINGO
(free square)
"What are the 'next steps'?"Encourages people to "take a step back"
"You did a great job on that, X."
Showing their in the position to judge and condescend.
"I think what X is trying to say is..."Repeats what someone else said, but very slowly"Well, thease are the facts."Nods while pretending to take notes
Steps out for a phone callTranslates percentages into fractions"I used to think that, too.""Why don't you summarize again for everyone else?""I don't need the details."

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