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<p class="font_8"><strong>GET EXCITED — every seat is FRONT ROW!</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">We all have our stories, but when we meet, we put those stories aside to share a common goal:<strong> to laugh.</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">Richard’s comedy is very interactive, and he's happy to customize new jokes to your team's specific &nbsp;&nbsp;routines. So, it’s ideal for teams that need to get to know each other, or &nbsp;&nbsp;who love laughing together!</p>
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<p class="font_8"><u><strong>Experience Details:</strong></u></p>
<p class="font_8">Your host, Richard Veltri (@richardv89) is a local Toronto Comedian. He is a regular act at some of the &nbsp;&nbsp;city's hottest comedy clubs, such as the Second City main stage and Absolute Comedy. He's here to bring comedy into the digital world for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own homes!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Richard is never too far from his entourage! He collects a couple of Toronto's most well-known &nbsp;&nbsp;comedians to join him for this set. They're all excited to lay out their &nbsp;&nbsp;material, and to bring the comedy club to you!</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Clif Knight (@cliffy_so_funny) is a</strong> Toronto comedian that has performed at Yuk Yuk's, Absolute Comedy, the Comedy Nest, and all over the United States.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Alan Shane Lewis (@alanshane) </strong>is a Toronto-based stand-up comedian, sketch performer, dancer, improviser and member of the Second City Touring Company. From his early beginnings as a short film maker, Alan had a constant passion for writing and creating comedy in all its forms. Most recently, he co-hosted the incredibly popular Netflix television series "The Great Canadian Baking Show"!</p>

A Late Night Comedy

hosted by, Richard Veltri

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<p class="font_8">Role play and work together as a team in this murder mystery!</p>
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<p class="font_8">In this murder mystery, your team will be transported to the dining room of an imaginary cruise liner. Each player is &nbsp;&nbsp;given a script and a role to play. The goal: find the killer.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Everything is going wrong on the “Valentine in Venice” harbor cruise aboard the <em>Love Bucket</em>.</p>
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<p class="font_8">First, the water is unusually choppy, so people are feeling queasy. Second, the package deal, priced at $9.99 per couple, went viral as “The Cheapest Date Ever,” stirring up worldwide ridicule.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Accordingly, most of the guests canceled their reservations and found other, less embarrassing dates, leaving the dining room half empty.</p>
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<p class="font_8">To top things off, the band begins their sappy Italian love songs. Among the diners is <u>Payton Bookem</u>, the slick agent for tonight’s dollar-store musicians. Suddenly, he takes a nosedive into his soup! He’s dead.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Who killed Payton Bookem?!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Was it one of Payton’s clients, the shrill and bombastic soprano and tenor? Was it his ex-girlfriend, who just happened to show up with her new arm candy? Was it a member of one of the few couples that braved the sea sickening, cut-rate evening?</p>
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<p class="font_8">It could even have been—YOU!</p>

A Valentine Murder Cruise

hosted by, Dylan Gott

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<p class="font_8">Switching over from Slack, Zoom,or Webex? Been using Microsoft Teams blindly for a while and can’t seem to get things aligned? Make it easy on your people with this concise and highly effective Microsoft Teams’ tutorial.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Vince Brophy explores the Microsoft Teams communication and file-sharing platform and teaches you to use Teams as it was originally intended. You’ll discover how Microsoft Teams is integrated within your organization, walk through navigating the Teams' user interface, touch on its powerful features, and discuss best practices and how your team and organization can benefit from Microsoft Teams.</p>
<p class="font_8">Whether your organization is new to Microsoft Teams or has been using it rather chaotically for a while, this seminar is sure to enlighten, entertain, and enhance your Teams’ experience. Don’t let your organization’s productivity get bogged down — learn how to get the most out ofMicrosoft Teams today!</p>
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<p class="font_8">A seasoned remote worker and Teams user, himself, Vince has over ten years of experience working as a technical writer, training developer, and communications instructor. He was first introduced to Microsoft Teams in early 2019 when WestJet rolled out the platform.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8">Vince helped develop and deliver the training for WestJet's Modern Office initiative as part of a stellar team that helped employees get up to speed with the powerful communication and file-sharingtechnology. The prudent and early adoption of Teams helped WestJet make the transition to the remote workforce early and prior to the COVID outbreak. Since then, Vince has made many observations with regards to constructive and non-constructive usage and has developed proven best practices based on his own experiences and research.</p>

All About Microsoft Teams

hosted by, Vince Brophy, BA, MFA

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<p class="font_8">A real-time interactive magic and mindreading show. Ideal for upgrading special events and office celebrations, this experience is sure to impress!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Witness real magic from one of Canada's foremost sleight of hand artists, and <strong>participate live at home</strong>! Gather simple materials from around the house and get ready to upgrade your own party tricks for a lifetime to come!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Guests participate with their sound on interacting with the performer through several different tricks. <strong>Guests are asked to bring their own deck of cards to attempt their own magic trick at home in their own hands.</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">A chance to unwind, have fun, and experience the impossible.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Reviews:</strong></p>
<p class="font_8">"James was responsive, professional and ensured everyone was included. [We] were truly blown away by the performance. Thank you for a wonderful evening."</p>
<p class="font_8"><strong>- Google</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">"Entertaining and engaging - you’re not just watching James do terrific magic, but you get to participate, too! [We] were captivated by his magic. It was a unique experience for the team. I can’t thank him enough for taking the time with us."</p>
<p class="font_8"><strong>- Facebook Security and Privacy Team</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">"Fantastic... It turns out magic really is for grownups!"</p>
<p class="font_8"><strong>- Globe Review</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">"[T]hat was an absolute RIOT!!! James did a phenomenal job of keeping a large group of us super engaged... for a virtual holiday event! Highly recommend for team events."</p>
<p class="font_8"><strong>- IBM</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">"Thank you so much for the perfect global pandemic holiday party! You made everyone's day (or evening...depending on the time zone) and gave all of us a reason to Zoom without talking about work at all (unprecedented!). Truly appreciate your time, energy and MAGIC."</p>
<p class="font_8"><strong>- Dow Jones</strong></p>

Bring Magic Home

hosted by, James Alan

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<p class="font_8">Love your job again and thrive right where you are today!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Often, when stresses and workload start to exceed our capacity, it is a result of a decreasing capacity rather than an increasing workload. People experience career burnout and their employment ambitions become a challenge. Don’t worry, here’s how we can help.</p>
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<p class="font_8">This experience is designed to share insight into how aligning personal values with day-to-day tasks may just be the key to unlocking your own satisfaction. Our minds are not designed to see relationships between what we do and how we feel, it is a perspective we must challenge ourselves to have. Takeaways include motivation checks, and support with connecting terminal and instrumental values systems.</p>
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<p class="font_8">If left unchecked, career burnout leads to feeling ‘stuck’, and unfortunately, people have one constant reaction to feeling stuck – and that’s flying away. Support your remote work culture and communicate how much you care.</p>
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<p class="font_8">In this experience, Mike helps you to explore your “why”. He will help explain the importance of leaving all work-related issues at work and provide perspectives on how to always keep your career ambitions and your personal ambitions on separate tracks.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Previous audiences have included corporations, organizations and universities including Stanford University. Mike started “The Happiness Hall of Fame” to recognize, encourage and celebrate people and organizations that make other people happy. Members of “The Happiness Hall of Fame” include Muhammad Ali, Dolly Parton, Jerry Rice, Serena Williams, The Golden State Warriors, The San Francisco Giants, The Wounded Warrior Project, and The Make-A-Wish foundation.</p>

Career Burnout: How to Love Your Job Again

hosted by, Mike Duffy

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<p class="font_8">Chopped is a fast-paced cooking competition where chefs must create dishes using a set of mystery ingredients.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8">Each round is themed, consisting of appetizers, entrees, or desserts. Contestants must use all the ingredients in the dish. When time is up, a panel of judges try the meals and eliminate the weakest entry.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><u><strong>Experience Details:</strong></u></p>
<p class="font_8">To play Chopped virtually, contestants are sent a list of up to 8 basic ingredients they need to collect before the show. At the start of the experience, the Chef will announce a key ingredient (from the list) that must be the most featured, along with another twist requirement for each player to work with.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Then, contestants are given 15 to 30 minutes to assemble the dishes. Attendees should remain on camera while cooking. The Chef will provide running commentary, observe players, and answer culinary questions as participants make their dish.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Judges must be selected from your group and 3 judges are recommended. These players will not be cooking, they cannot taste the dishes remotely, however, they can rate the concoctions based on appearance, cooking skill, and creativity. They’ll join the chef in running banter and commentary as the players make their dishes!</p>

Chopped

hosted by, Chef Marianne Pinellis

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<p class="font_8"><strong>Stress</strong> is only<strong> half a word. </strong>The full word is either <strong>Di-stress</strong> OR <strong>Eu-stress</strong>. Distress is when our anxieties get the better of us, and Eustress is our ability to turn our anxiety into energy.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>The difference is perspective - only.&nbsp;</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">Starting with history and spirituality, Nipun shares the powerful motivations behind mental readiness, and allows you to consider yours.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8">Easily adoptable breathing exercises allow participants to gain perspective on their days, and lives in general. If that doesn’t do it, Nipun’s soothing tone of voice certainly will!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Experience how mental exercise improves cognitive function, encourages positive thought, and reduces symptoms of anxiety.</p>
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<p class="font_7"><strong>Experience Details:</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">NO EQUIPMENT NECESSARY.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8">Upon scheduling, we’ll distribute a meeting code! Just pick a time that works best for your team and join in! Start the week with good habits that reap immediate rewards.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Nipun will greet your team, and give a brief summary of the meditation sequence. Beginning with history and spirituality, Nipun shares the powerful motivations behind mental readiness. Following that a number of easily adoptable breathing exercises allow participants to gain perspective on their days, and lives in general.</p>
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<p class="font_8">As a society, we all have plenty to gain through perspective. This event is for EVERYONE!</p>

Clear Your Headspace: Meditation

hosted by, Nipun Alakahoon

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<p class="font_8">Whether you're giving a presentation, speaking in front of a team, or just want to have better one-on-one dialogue, it's important to know what you want to convey, and how.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8">This course helps participants become more effective communicators by focusing on <strong>building rapport and positive relationships</strong>, <strong>becoming a better listener</strong>, <strong>honoring diversity</strong>, and <strong>adapting message for to specific audiences</strong>.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Who is this Experience for?</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">This experience is designed for emerging leaders as well as established leaders who need insight and support on how to lead teams virtually while ensuring productivity and support for the already strained staff members.&nbsp;</p>
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<p class="font_8">Leaders are no longer just a source of authority and direction, but inspiration! Participants can expect to enhance their leadership skills for leading in a virtual environment without micro-managing or any loss of control.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Experience Details:</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">In this course, you’ll learn how to present your ideas with conviction, clarity and style —and without fear. You’ll gain the specific skills and direction you need to become comfortable with your own style. And you’ll receive expert advice on how to handle especially challenging situations. Most important, you’ll develop these skills by making live presentations and obtaining invaluable feedback in a safe and fun workshop environment.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Dramatically improve your presentation style and delivery:</p>
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  <li><p class="font_8">Represent yourself, your team or your organization with professionalism and credibility</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Gain tips for audience engagement</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Practice impromptu speaking</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Learn to use voice and body language to communicate more powerfully</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Reduce presentation anxiety and stress with proven exercises and techniques</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Apply an effective tool for structuring your messages for greater clarity and impact</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Address audience questions with professionalism and confidence</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Engage listeners by understanding their needs and adjusting your presentation accordingly</p></li>
  <li><p class="font_8">Structure your presentation content in an easy-to-follow and engaging flow</p></li>
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Communication Effectiveness

hosted by, Brian Knowler

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<p class="font_8">This Keynote speaker experience explains the importance of identifying your current fears, then understanding how that fear reduces your potential day-to-day.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Joze Piranian is a lifelong stutterer turned Forbes featured Global <strong>TEDx</strong> Speaker on Inclusion and Resilience. Born and raised in Lebanon, Joze avoided speaking for more than 25 years out of the fear of being judged for being different. Then, everything changed. He won the <strong>Inspirational Speaker of the Year</strong>, delivered 2 <strong>TEDx </strong>talks and performed stand-up comedy in 3 continents and 4 languages.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Joze has delivered hundreds of stand-up comedies and speaking engagements about Inclusion and Resilience at <strong>Google</strong>, <strong>Tesla</strong>, <strong>Dell</strong>, <strong>IBM</strong>, <strong>Diageo </strong>and <strong>Amgen</strong>. With more than 3,000,000 views on <strong>Goalcast</strong>, Joze has also been featured on <strong>TEDx</strong>, <strong>ABC</strong>, <strong>Forbes</strong>, <strong>NowThis </strong>and <strong>CBC</strong> <strong>News</strong>.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Who is this experience for?</strong></p>
<p class="font_8">This <em>Experience</em> is an inspirational supplement to your Association Conference, Sales Meeting, Mental Health Event, Leadership Retreat, or any other large scale employee event.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Jozé provides actionable takeaways to help individuals to build confidence, to overcome professional and personal challenges, and to enhance the capacity of courage, self-acceptance, persistence and resilience.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Experience Details:</strong></p>
<p class="font_8">Recent societal and personal changes in our lives have made one thing clear: every single human being needs to grow their resilience and capacity for overcoming discomfort and fears.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Drawing from his personal journey of overcoming adversity, from holding back immensely due to a debilitating stutter to performing on stages worldwide, Jozé Piranian will deliver his concrete blueprint for confronting challenges, building unshakeable resilience, defeating the discomfort of learning new skills to thrive, and reframing our relationship with fears to thrive amidst uncertainty.</p>
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<p class="font_8">The transformational insights of his <strong>award winning</strong> keynote will be infused with hilarious comedic moments (as performed at the <strong>Laugh</strong> <strong>Factory</strong>).</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Your audience will feel invigorated, moved, entertained and transformed to start taking the steps to overcome their "inner stutter" and unlock their fullest potential at work and in life!</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8"><em>*Available in </em><em><strong>French/</strong></em>aussi disponible<strong> en Français</strong></p>

Conquering Fears, Building Resilience, and Skyrocketing Potential

hosted by, Jozé Piranian

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<p class="font_8">Getting older is a normal part of life and can be a happy and fulfilling during for everyone if provided with the necessary tools to age courageously.</p>
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<p class="font_8">This interactive experience will help individuals to understand that they can live their best lives despite their age: while bringing happiness to others as well.</p>
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<p class="font_8">This experience is designed to inspire individuals to break free from self-limiting beliefs and use their imaginations to make the rest of their lives the best part of their lives!</p>
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<p class="font_8">Previous audiences have included corporations, organizations and universities including Stanford University. Mike started “The Happiness Hall of Fame” to recognize, encourage and celebrate people and organizations that make other people happy. Members of “The Happiness Hall of Fame” include Muhammad Ali, Dolly Parton, Jerry Rice, Serena Williams, The Golden State Warriors, The San Francisco Giants, The Wounded Warrior Project, and The Make-A-Wish foundation.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Mike also founded the “Happiness Hall of Fame Homeless Outreach” which provides money, food, counselling, and hope to the hopeless.</p>

Courageous Aging: How to Make the Rest of Your Life, the Best of Your Life

hosted by, Mike Duffy

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<p class="font_8">Based on the popular Family Feud game show, this online event has your group split into teams, each representing a family (or department) as they face off head-to-head in a series of hilarious rounds from the comfort of their own home.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Inquire with our Experience Coordinators about customization on this one! The event can be customised by having participants complete a set of tailored online survey questions. The results of this survey are then tallied and used for the event, allowing everyone to learn a little bit more about their colleagues, interests, hobbies, personality traits etc.</p>
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<p class="font_8"><strong>Experience Details:</strong></p>
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<p class="font_8">The main game starts off with one team member from each team coming to the virtual podium and facing off on the first question. The contestant who buzzes in first gets to provide the first answer. If that answer is the No. 1 survey response, his or her team gets control of the question. If not, the opposing contestant gets to try and provide a higher-ranking response to earn control for his or her team.</p>
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<p class="font_8">The team who wins control of the question then provides more responses, one at a time. They are not permitted to consult with one another during this part of the game. If a given answer is not one of the most popular, the team gets a strike. If the team can guess all of the most popular answers on the board before getting three strikes, they win the round.</p>
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<p class="font_8">If a team ends up with three strikes, control of the round goes to the opposing team. That opposing team then has one chance to come up with one of the remaining responses on the board to win the round — if they fail, the other team gets the points.</p>
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<p class="font_8">Generally speaking, four main rounds are played in each game. If there is time, two more rounds can be played, but these are sudden death "lightning rounds."</p>

Coworker Feud

hosted by, Honey Lee

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