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.

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

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