Kurt Russel wastes a perfectly good glass of whiskey on a chess computer.
Kurt Russell and one of the black guys survives until the end. Not the one with the roller skates.
Kurt Russell and Keith David survive, but it is unknown whether one of them is 'The Thing'.
Wilford Brimley catches diabeetus from an alien.
Childs may or may not be the Thing. It doesn't matter, since he will freeze to death with MacReady.