Are your business continuity plans battle-tested? Gather the team, get out your cinnamon-scented whiteboard markers and work through these useful business continuity and disaster recovery tabletop scenarios.Scenario A(Elementary level)Phase 1: An employee in the Muncie plant reports "a funny smell, kinda like something's burning" coming from the telephony closet.Phase 2: Tiger Woods returns to golf and Janet Napolitano is kicked off Dancing with the Stars.Phase 3: Your CEO's admin is sidelined by a recurring hangnail problem. (Marketing is working to estimate the impact on your social media buzz.)Scenario B(Intermediate level)Phase 1: An employee in the Grise Fiord office reports "a funny smell, kinda like someone's mixing sulfuric acid and caramel toffee" coming from the upstairs men's room.Phase 2: The FS-ISAC, the US-CERT, and the company that makes BlackBerrys are all purchased by China.Phase 3: Shoplifters take your headquarters building. (Marketing is working to estimate the impact on your triplicate form inventory.)Scenario C(Expert level)Phase 1: Your retail outlet in Monieux, France, is destroyed by a freak meteor shower.Phase 2: North America is destroyed by a freak meteor shower, but not the same one.Phase 3: The sun goes supernova. (Marketing is working to estimate impact on in-store traffic.)Note: For more serious BC\/DR tabletop exercises, see these three scenarios.