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  1. 20 Jan '09 18:50
    Reuben Fine, one of this country's greatest chess geniuses, a psychologist and the author of many books about chess and psychology, died last night at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 79 and lived in Manhattan. NYT Obituary
  2. 20 Jan '09 18:53 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by Menso
    Reuben Fine, one of this country's greatest chess geniuses, a psychologist and the author of many books about chess and psychology, died last night at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 79 and lived in Manhattan. NYT Obituary
    Are you sure? The NYT Obituary is dated March 27th 1993.

    Edit: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F0CE5DA123AF934A15750C0A965958260
  3. Standard member Talisman
    Time traveller.
    20 Jan '09 19:25
    Originally posted by Menso
    Reuben Fine, one of this country's greatest chess geniuses, a psychologist and the author of many books about chess and psychology, died last night at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 79 and lived in Manhattan. NYT Obituary
    Which Country?
  4. Standard member RECUVIC
    international loser
    20 Jan '09 19:37
    Reuben Fine - USA citizen and chess grandmaster ,died on march 26 1993 aged 78------------:'(
  5. 20 Jan '09 20:10
    Oops, I was doing research for a paper on chess and education and thi popped up first on google. It was dated today on google. My bad.
  6. Standard member wormwood
    If Theres Hell Below
    20 Jan '09 20:43
    Originally posted by Menso
    Oops, I was doing research for a paper on chess and education and thi popped up first on google. It was dated today on google. My bad.
    the reports of his death have been greatly understated.
  7. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    21 Jan '09 14:32
    Originally posted by RECUVIC
    Reuben Fine - USA citizen and chess grandmaster ,died on march 26 1993 aged 78------------:'(
    It's not 1993 anymore?

    The Dow's still at 8000; the Dems have control of the government; sure feels like 1993
  8. Standard member zakkwylder
    Mouth for war
    21 Jan '09 14:34
    Originally posted by sh76
    It's not 1993 anymore?

    The Dow's still at 8000; the Dems have control of the government; sure feels like 1993
    Not to mention we just got rid of a Bush. I'm starting to wonder...
  9. 22 Jan '09 00:43
    Originally posted by sh76
    It's not 1993 anymore?

    The Dow's still at 8000; the Dems have control of the government; sure feels like 1993
    What year is it? I'm confused.
  10. 22 Jan '09 01:42
    Originally posted by renegade hotspur
    What year is it? I'm confused.
    1846
  11. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Gonzalo de Córdoba
    22 Jan '09 05:21
    Originally posted by zakkwylder
    Not to mention we just got rid of a Bush. I'm starting to wonder...
    Clinton's in government...
  12. 22 Jan '09 05:48 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sh76
    It's not 1993 anymore?

    The Dow's still at 8000; the Dems have control of the government; sure feels like 1993
    In 1993 the Dow was around 3900 or less.
  13. Standard member sh76
    Civis Americanus Sum
    22 Jan '09 14:08
    Originally posted by Sam The Sham
    In 1993 the Dow was around 3900 or less.
    ... and therefore you would let the silly "facts" get in the way of the opportunity to to make a slightly above mediocre joke??