This is an extreme listening exercise. The two players run around yelling “banana banana” as fast as they can. It is rumoured that this effort may help clear the mind and prevent players from “planning ahead.” When the leader calls stop the two players are expected to speak and the same time. They literally talk over each other. While talking over is a habit to be avoided in improv comedy it is encouraged in this exercise. The two players will simultaneously yell out nouns at each other.
The player in the middle of the circle will rotate around and suddenly call out an attribute common to them. For example, the player may call out: Blonde hair, blue shirts, wearing boots, etc. All the players that have the attribute must hop up out of their chairs and move across the circle to find a new chair to sit in.