This submission is for the role of Timer is by TM Swati from Delhi. We really liked the use of popular references in this write up. Read her submission below.
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We are living in complex times where a delay in time can be worrisome. OTPs expire in 30 seconds, amazing deals last only few minutes and a Google outage for one hour can upset the entire globe. Time has clearly become an indispensable commodity. In Toastmasters too, time plays a crucial role in our meetings. Each speech has a pre defined time limit and any delay here can cause disqualification. As the timer today, I will keep a track of these time limits and alert you.
For the prepared speeches, the time limit is 5 to 7 minutes. At the end of 5 minutes, I will flash the green card, followed by yellow at 6 and red at the end of 7 minutes.
For the Table Topic Session, the time limit is 1 to 2 minutes. At the end of 1 minute, I will flash the green card, followed by yellow at 1.5 and red at the end of 2 minutes.
For the Speech Evaluations, the time limit is 2 to 3 minutes. At the end of 2 minutes, I will flash the green card, followed by yellow at 2.5 and red at the end of 3 minutes.
There is a grace time of 30 seconds after the red card is flashed each time to wrap up your speeches.
I will come back with my report towards the end of the meeting.
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Thank you so much TM Swati for this submission.
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