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reminds me of my days working for large companies, E&Y and suchlike

once a year, "as a bonus for your hard work," they would:
- ship us off to some hotel in a foreign land
- do "team building exercises" (or later they gave it some other obscure name),
- and we'd all fart about doing stupid things, of course inter-departmental, lol lol, happy happy
- at the end say how good it was and how we would use these ideas back in the office
- and of course after the "[also fully organized] free and easy day"
--> fly back home, go back to work and do exactly the same things the same way as before.

If it's a frigging bonus:
- why TF do we have to do all this stupid sh*t?
- why TF can't we do what we feel like
- why TF fly to a foreign country only to spend most of the day in a hotel conference room?


It's all nice, everybody acts happy - because they just want it to end, "FFS, please just let it f*g end," because what is the real result: NOTHING! WASTE OF FARKING TIME AND MONEY!

last few years as an employee when that sh*t came around I told them to shove it, didn't care how much they were paying and blah blah, "if it's a 'bonus' treat me like an adult or go fork yourself."
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In your case same advice: don't bother, give them an extra hour for lunch - as much will come from that as stupid exercises. It's bullshit, make the people do something for the sake of filling up the day (or making myself sound smart)

If you really want to win the people over best idea:
skip it completely and let everyone go home an hour or two earlier
- people WILL appreciate THAT as AWESOME
playing games treats the audience like children that need to be kept busy [till mommy finishes work and comes to collect them], it sucks, it's stupid, it's a bad idea all around to treat adults that way - more foll those that fall for that sh*t.
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