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  1. e4
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    26 Feb '15 13:38
    Someone has posted the full clip with Fischer on the Bob Hope Show
    shortly after after Fischer won the world title.

    It is possibly infringing some copyright law and may soon get pulled.

    YouTube&app=desktop

    It's really funny and enlightening.

    Bobby sits down at the board and asks Bob Hope if there any camera's here.

    Bob Hope asks Bobby if the audience is quiet enough.

    Fischer replies this audience is always quiet.

    Catch it whilst you can.
  2. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    26 Feb '15 22:38
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Someone has posted the full clip with Fischer on the Bob Hope Show
    shortly after after Fischer won the world title.

    It is possibly infringing some copyright law and may soon get pulled.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSWau3pTyIg&app=desktop

    It's really funny and enlightening.

    Bobby sits down at the board and asks Bob Hope if there any camer ...[text shortened]... e is quiet enough.

    Fischer replies this audience is always quiet.

    Catch it whilst you can.
    Fun to watch it again. Thanks for posting it.
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    27 Feb '15 00:39
    Very funny, it's a shame he ended as he did..
  4. Standard memberHandyAndy
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    27 Feb '15 01:02
    Originally posted by jsweaz
    Very funny, it's a shame he ended as he did..
    He lived to be 100. That's not so bad.
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    27 Feb '15 01:06
    I guess it's all in how you look at it.. 🙂
  6. Standard memberChessPraxis
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    27 Feb '15 04:45
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    He lived to be 100. That's not so bad.
    He didn't look a day over 64.
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    27 Feb '15 16:51
    Just saw the clip: it was obvious that Fischer had to learn bunch of lines by heart. He looked more spontaneous than Martina Navratilova in a episode of "Will & Grace" though.
    Bob Hope - Kelsey Grammer looks a lot like him.
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    27 Feb '15 18:19
    Originally posted by HandyAndy
    He lived to be 100. That's not so bad.
    His daughter asked him where he would like to be buried and he quipped "surprise me!"
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    03 Mar '15 11:53
    It is funny, even though it is quite clear that it is scripted.
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    03 Mar '15 13:25
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    It is funny, even though it is quite clear that it is scripted.
    Well, Bobby with an IQ of 180+ would have no problem memorizing simple skits like that. He got a phone message in Yugoslavia once, didn't speak a bit of Croat but recited the whole message, which was a few minutes long, to a person who DID speak Croat and the guy was able to understand the message perfectly.
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    04 Mar '15 00:16
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    It is funny, even though it is quite clear that it is scripted.
    Those 70's style deliberate quips are funny though 😀

    Reminds me of: -

    I was working on a case. It had to be a case because I couldn’t afford a desk, when a tall blonde walked past the window. She must have been tall, we were on the third floor. There was a tap on the door. I thought “funny place for a tap” so I turned it, and to my surprise, the door opened. There stood a redhead. Nothing more, just a red head. She rolled her eyes at me. I picked them up and rolled them back. She told me of a friend who was dying, so I decided to go and see him. We took the lift to the ground floor. It was rather heavy carrying it down all those stairs, but we got there eventually. I said to the porter, “Call me a taxi.” So he said “Sir, you’re a taxi.” The taxi drew up with a jerk. The jerk got out and we got in. We arrived at the dying man’s house, where I discovered he had swallowed a chicken bone. I said “does it hurt?” and he said “only when I laugh.” So I told him a joke and he died laughing.
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