Yabbitting is when people go through a sequence of resistance statements, where each statement begins with the words, “Yeah, but…”.
Like this: “Yabbit, our shop does shrinkwrap, so what works for some web app isn’t gonna work here.” or “Yabbit, we all work 80 hours a week, so we don’t need slack.” or “Yabbit, if you write tests + code, that’s more code than if you just write code”.
Let’s try again: Ever get the yabbits when introducing a new idea?
Yes, I thought so.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Shhh. We’re Hunting Yabbits | Situated Geekery
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Whoops this always gets me. I need to start writing down the list and memorize some short canned responses.