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.

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

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