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

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