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.

Repeats what someone else said, but very slowlyNods while pretending to take notes"Will this scale?""Let's just get to the bottom line.""I used to think that, too."
"Let's put a stake in the ground""I don't need the details."Translates percentages into fractions"At the end of the day...""Well, thease are the facts."
"I can see why you might think that.""You did a great job on that, X."
Showing their in the position to judge and condescend.
(free square)
Draws a Venn diagramAsks the presenter to go back a slide
"I'm a bit of a visionary""Why don't you summarize again for everyone else?""What are the 'next steps'?""We need to wrap our heads around this."Paces around the room
"Please get back to us on this"
Making someone else do the work and report back.
Steps out for a phone call"I think what X is trying to say is...""Sorry, I was multitasking.""How can we productize this?

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