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A timer script for the space enthusiast

Here is an amazing submission for the role of Timer by TM Robert from Chicago. TM Robert compares two great US Institutions – NASA and Toastmasters to explain his role as a Timer. Read his submission below.

Role of Timer
Role of Timer

Toastmasters meetings are well thought out carefully planned events. Our agendas can rival NASA’s rocket launch programs. Just like them, events here occur in a sequenced and timely manner. As members, our duty is to make the mission successful by diligently following the time routine. Being the Timer today, I will keep you guided about your time limits.

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.

RELATED: How to present the Timer’s report?

Thank you so much TM Robert for this submission.

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