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.

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

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