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.

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

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