Like Terry Said

One district held their roundtable today and their theme was identical to one I did two months ago. Their presenters were covering for a missing person and didn’t quite fill the time. I asked to comment and 20 minutes later I finished stating the fruits of my previous research and waited for comments. Leaders kept raising their hands and commenting prefacing it with “like Terry said” to drive home points I had brought up, which was fine. Except that even after we switched topics away from winter camping leaders were still saying “like Terry said” first about things ranging from unit operations to their Klondike Derby. Does the phrase confer magical powers of factiness, if so, I need to get in on it.