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.

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

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