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Nimzovik
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Chess fear........

Post by Nimzovik » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:23 pm

Yikes! I just had a depressing thought. I have been working on Larsen's opening (1.b3) since the 1970's. It is all on a couple of flash drives. The issue is this: I have something of a bum ticker. If I suddenly pop off one day..... Well think about it. The wife remarries and cleans house. "Oh we don't need these flash drives anymore...they are obsolete." Then off to the trash they go! :shock: :shock: :shock: Almost 40 years of labor just GONE! :shock: (she always did resent my hobby....... :twisted: ) Hmmmmmmmmmmmm .... Now I know why I caught her 'relocating' my nitroglycerin heart meds.

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Marek Soszynski
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by Marek Soszynski » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:28 pm

The thing to do, Alex, is to wipe those drives yourself right now. Okay, forty years of work gone, but at least you'll have extra storage space.
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Nimzovik
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by Nimzovik » Thu Jan 07, 2010 7:49 pm

:!: :?: :!: :?: I am not a masochist :!:

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Bill Rogers
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by Bill Rogers » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:32 pm

How about copying it to your hard drive and then making a little program called "My Will" and in it leave instructions on giving that file to a friend.
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by Michael Sherwin » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:39 pm

Or write a computer virus that spreads your work all around the world! :D
I hate if statements. Pawns demand if statements. Therefore I hate pawns.

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Thomas Mayer
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by Thomas Mayer » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:41 pm

Michael Sherwin wrote:Or write a computer virus that spreads your work all around the world! :D
Oh, you don't need a virus for that, just publish your research / thoughts / whatever in the web and it will be there forever, whatever you do... ;) once published, forever published !

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Re: Chess fear........

Post by kingliveson » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:49 pm

Nimzovik wrote:Yikes! I just had a depressing thought. I have been working on Larsen's opening (1.b3) since the 1970's. It is all on a couple of flash drives. The issue is this: I have something of a bum ticker. If I suddenly pop off one day..... Well think about it. The wife remarries and cleans house. "Oh we don't need these flash drives anymore...they are obsolete." Then off to the trash they go! :shock: :shock: :shock: Almost 40 years of labor just GONE! :shock: (she always did resent my hobby....... :twisted: ) Hmmmmmmmmmmmm .... Now I know why I caught her 'relocating' my nitroglycerin heart meds.

How 'bout this, encrypt these findings in a file and send them to me. Give someone you trust the key, and of course this person wont have access to the encrypted copy you sent me. So when the time comes, I can contact this person and get the key. Then I will publish your work and you will live forever, assuming you've discovered something.
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by fern » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:51 pm

You should simply kill her

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Re: Chess fear........

Post by Dr.Wael Deeb » Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:09 pm

fern wrote:You should simply kill her

Fern
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Re: Chess fear........

Post by M ANSARI » Thu Jan 07, 2010 10:13 pm

Nimzovik wrote:Yikes! I just had a depressing thought. I have been working on Larsen's opening (1.b3) since the 1970's. It is all on a couple of flash drives. The issue is this: I have something of a bum ticker. If I suddenly pop off one day..... Well think about it. The wife remarries and cleans house. "Oh we don't need these flash drives anymore...they are obsolete." Then off to the trash they go! :shock: :shock: :shock: Almost 40 years of labor just GONE! :shock: (she always did resent my hobby....... :twisted: ) Hmmmmmmmmmmmm .... Now I know why I caught her 'relocating' my nitroglycerin heart meds.

Not to worry ... 1. b3 loses in all variations so 40 years of work just confirms that :P

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