Thursday, March 24, 2005

Buzzword Bingo, Creating your own game of

Buzzword Bingo is a game you can play in your next meeting. Make a bingo card and in each block list a buzzword. When someone uses a buzzword, mark it off your card. When you get five in a row, yell out "BINGO!" and you win.

Some examples of buzzwords from recent library meetings:
paradigm
thinking outside the box
brainstorm
utilize (used incorrectly)
content management system (CMS)
link resolver
integrated library system (ILS)
open-access
federated searching
googlization
portal
Enjoy!
J

13 comments:

littleredlibrarian said...

my most favorite buzzword right now is "planful"...as in "let's try to go about this in a planful manner". yah, it's a classic.

Anonymous said...

How 'bout

Resiliance (context: budget crunch /lay-offs)

Grace said...

How about Google bingo? I just went through a site visit and that word cropped up...frequently

Carol said...

We play phone call bingo on days the days that schools and most businesses are closed. The first person to answer five "I was just calling to see if you're open today" phone calls in a row wins. We had several winners just last Friday (March 25, Good Friday).

Sam said...

Played the game at a recent staff meeting. The Bingo Game is great fun.

Anonymous said...

"thinking outside the box"

Love this one, it comes up alot. also love playing online bingo uk

Anonymous said...

Yes I really love office online bingo uk the last time I tried this it didnt work!

Bingo Jackpot said...

"We have o be dynamic!" that one i get off my boss constantly lol

Anonymous said...

There are rumours that bingo is being banned in the US, is that true?
In the UK, bingo has suffered in recent months due to the ban on smoking in public places, causing smoking customers to either go outside for a cig and face the harsh cold (not a good move for the aged) or stay at home and not play, thus reducing the Bingo Cash prizes and the money for charity. But banning bingo completely is ridiculous! It is a very mind form of gambling at the most! If you’re going to ban bingo then the lottery has to go too surely? Isn’t that gambling?
Bingo is a number game, based on pure luck, so really it’s not even similar to other gambling games such as poker and sports betting. It’s just like buying a lottery ticket just you have to get more numbers! So then why is it such a problem? Its just takes away the older generations entertainment while the younger generations indulge in perfectly “legal” things like DRUGS! Can they not see which the bigger problem is?

Anonymous said...

Me and a couple of mates started playing bingo at uni because it was a cheaper alternative to going to the casino with a similar buzz and it sold cheap beer! Anyway none of us ever really won big just couple of quid here and there but we kept hearing about these people winning loads of money when playing online bingo, uk residents are particularly keen on playing online with many companies running high profile marketing campaigns on tv and in papers. So I decided to give it a go I won nothing at first but after a few weeks of playing I started to win quite a bit. It became a bit of a hobby and quite a lucrative one at that, I enjoyed the chatting to people on the sites offering free online bingo, cash prizes were also a nice incentive to keep playing too. There are loads available just have a look around.

joe said...

All I want in life is to have fun and make some money, isn’t that what everyone wants? My kind of fun just happens to make me money too! I love playing poker or a good bingo game online for fun and this gives me the chance to win some cash at the same time! Even more so if there are some poker or on!

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