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A bingo card in online feminist discussion is a square (usually 5×5, with the centre square being free space) of catchphrases, actions, or ideas signalling typical anti-feminist (or racist, ableist, etc) arguments or attitude.

Usage and interpretation Edit

Generally speaking, meeting one square on a bingo card is not necessarily a sign of a problem, but meeting several either in one comment or when explaining your position over several comments, is considered a sign of either a concern troll or allies who need more feminism 101 background reading or a privilege check. In theory one would play bingo with them, ie, wait for someone's arguments to match an entire row or column, in practice they act as more of a checklist.

The cards may be derived from the idea of buzzword bingo in geek circles, in which bingo cards are made containing corporate-speak ("synergise", "human resources", "re-deploy") and geeks in a meeting wait to see who is first to get bingo on a row or column.

Bingo cards relating to Geek Feminism Wiki's mission Edit

Sexistjokebingo

Example of a bingo card of excuses for sexist jokes.

Anti-feminist bingos Edit

Lauredhel has assembled two anti-feminist bingo cards:

Geek feminist/online culture bingos Edit

Assorted bingos related to feminism and sexism Edit


Other bingos and lists of bingo cardsEdit

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