I ran the January Roundtable and started out with a group activity where the participants had to tie a giant clove hitch around a garbage can at a distance of 10 feet. I broke everyone up into groups and they stood around the perimeter and could move. Each of the three groups had to go as quickly as possible. I started the clock and the following unfolded.
Laura Foulds: Okay, let’s start passing the rope around.
Douche bag: Who said you could run this thing?
Laura: Well, I was just trying to get the game going. I’m pretty sure everyone would start that way.
Douche bag: Do you know who I am? I won the speed tying competition this year and I tied a clove hitch in under…
Group 1: Done!
Group 3: Done!
Good job, turbo tyer.