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.

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

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