TCracker has passed away

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Sam, May 19, 2019.

  1. barry

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    How utterly heartbreaking. I had a few interactions with Simon and always found him to be a very warm, friendly, decent guy. As amazing as his photgraphy was (and it really was amazing!) it's those qualities as a person that I'll remember him for. Thoughts with his family. I hope the outpouring of love that he's got on here and Twitter provides them with some sort of comfort. Rest in peace Simon.
     
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  2. SunSwipe5

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    Damn, I'm heartbroken.
    His photographs were so beautifully done.
    He contributed in so many ways to this forum, and the fandom.

    You will be greatly missed TCracker.
    Til All Are One.......
    :rip :cry 
     
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  3. Killamarshan

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    Awful news. A genuinley nice person whose enthusiasm for the hobby and flair / talent for photography put smiles on many of our faces.

    Thoughts go out to his family and friends.
     
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  4. Chiller

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    Damn!
     
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  5. Digger

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    Gosh that was shocking. He seemed like a great guy. Certainly loved his photos and style. That’s pretty saddening though. R.I.P.
     
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  6. cybergaurdian

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    RIP dude.
     
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  7. privatespoon

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    My condolences to his family.
     
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  8. Xaxis

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    When I get my copy of MP-44 and sit down to open it, I’ll be pouring some bourbon and making a toast to TCracker.
     
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  9. WildBill

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    Damn. I never met him in person, but we talked a bit outside of this forum and I always found him to be an upstanding guy. His photo skills were top notch and his positive energy will be sorely missed in our community here. R.I.P., my friend.
     
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  10. Robotmonkeys

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    Simon will continue to be one of my favorite TF photographers. His style, composition, humor, insight will not be forgotten any time soon.
    I only wish he had been given a chance to realize his dream of experiencing Op V3 in some secret, non-disclosure deal.
    I’m going to miss him dearly. His contribution to the fandom is legendary.
    I second the call to commemorate him here in some form, whether it be a collection of all his photographs, or a top 10 photos of the year contest in his name like @onnsake has suggested.
    Tcracker, May you Rest In Peace my friend. Til all are one
     
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  11. Prime of Shadows

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    Definitely was sad to hear that news. From what I read, he was an excellent positive presence on the Boards. I’m very disappointed TT wouldn’t send him an early copy.
     
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  12. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    Till all are one man. He was so nice to the community, he'll be missed.
     
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  13. openchallenge

    openchallenge Enough with the exclusives.

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    From what I saw his content set a good example that conveyed what was fun about the hobby.

    21 blaster salute.

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  14. Brum Bot

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    +1. He should be remembered in this way.
     
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    RIP. He was a nice dude.
     
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    I'm going to miss talking shop with him, so much. I knew him through Facebook, as well; and his conversations were always so fun, and so passionate. Rest in peace, my friend. :( 
     
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  17. atomD21

    atomD21 Not made of sterner stuff...

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    I was dreading this news. I never had any interactions with him, but I could see that the way he talked with people on the boards was always very genuine and pleasant. His photos were always amazing. You will be missed TCracker...
     
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  18. sideswipe29

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    I'm just seeing this now.

    It's so shocking and saddening.

    I never had the pleasure to meet him but I always loved the photos he posted. He was an incredible part of this community and it's just a shame that this terrible disease has to take so many people away from us.

    My deepest condolences and prayers to his family.

    Rest in peace TCracker.
     
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    Very sad news, he was a very good person, rest in peace. :( 
     
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  20. Bubbah

    Bubbah Master of Disaster

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    Heartbreaking to say the least. He was a great man, and an amazing fan. His pictures will allow his memory to live on forever. He’ll truly be missed on these boards. Anyone who knew him outside of here was truly lucky to have crossed paths with him.
     
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