R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

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Re: R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

Post by lurkyshaka » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:37 am

the13r wrote:Rasta WAS TTR for a few years... 5+... a very intense positive presence. A cohesive current that kept this forum more than just a spot to just exchange thoughts... it was also a place to care and share life passages... good and bad. Like when Scap passed, TTR will never be the same without Rasta. I like intense people and Kev was 100% invested where and when it mattered.
Summed up perfectly. He was an integral part of this site and its community. The space he and Scap left behind will never be filled. The site goes on, it evolves but it'll never be quite the same.

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Re: R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

Post by 23sharks » Wed Sep 07, 2016 2:16 pm

lurkyshaka wrote:
the13r wrote:Rasta WAS TTR for a few years... 5+... a very intense positive presence. A cohesive current that kept this forum more than just a spot to just exchange thoughts... it was also a place to care and share life passages... good and bad. Like when Scap passed, TTR will never be the same without Rasta. I like intense people and Kev was 100% invested where and when it mattered.
Summed up perfectly. He was an integral part of this site and its community. The space he and Scap left behind will never be filled. The site goes on, it evolves but it'll never be quite the same.
Totally agree guys.

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Re: R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

Post by the13r » Wed Sep 07, 2016 9:47 pm

These hard realities of losing monuments of TTR like Scap & Rasta... So fast and sudden... Personally could easily make me lose interest in TTR... as i get so invested in this project, this community... i get to know people in different situations... I end up sharing day to day life with many of you. When you get to know people like Scap and Rasta, it gives you another depth in life... another lantern in the darkness of life's infinity. Losing those is hard, very hard. So again it would be easy to put TTR aside and move into less hurtful opportunities. But then again, TTR was just a medium for these colorful and define persons to shine... So keeping it alive is like celebrating their short existence.

Thanks John and Kev, been a great time

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Post by TheUltimateFan » Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:29 pm

Wow. I've known Rasta since old ESPN days. Was a great guy with whom I almost always agreed. Laid back in his writing style, informative, humorous, etc.

He will be missed.

Just makes me realize that all of us guys are connected, if only via boxing, and in that regard we've become a family of sorts.

We may not always agree, but I have and always will, wish you and yours all the best.

You've made my life, even if it's just a thin slice of the whole, refreshing and enjoyable.

R.I.P. Rasta. Your boxing community family will miss you.

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Post by koolkc107 » Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:33 am

Just happened to peek in and saw this thread. I am stunned.

Gonna keep this brief since I am not here as much as I'd like these days myself.

It was never about whether you agreed or disagreed with RASTA's takes.

You knew it was going to make sense.

You knew it was going to have passion.

And you knew it would entertain and/or keep the convo going.

He was one of group of posters I could always count on to learn from.

Rest In Power, RASTA.

You are golden.
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Post by 5_burowz » Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:25 pm

koolkc107 wrote:Just happened to peek in and saw this thread. I am stunned.

Gonna keep this brief since I am not here as much as I'd like these days myself.

It was never about whether you agreed or disagreed with RASTA's takes.

You knew it was going to make sense.

You knew it was going to have passion.

And you knew it would entertain and/or keep the convo going.

He was one of group of posters I could always count on to learn from.

Rest In Power, RASTA.

You are golden.

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Post by Burley » Thu Sep 15, 2016 3:44 pm

5_burowz wrote:
koolkc107 wrote:Just happened to peek in and saw this thread. I am stunned.

Gonna keep this brief since I am not here as much as I'd like these days myself.

It was never about whether you agreed or disagreed with RASTA's takes.

You knew it was going to make sense.

You knew it was going to have passion.

And you knew it would entertain and/or keep the convo going.

He was one of group of posters I could always count on to learn from.

Rest In Power, RASTA.

You are golden.

Great post
I 2nd that motion.

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Post by Iluvboxing » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:22 am

Rest in Peace Rasta, this is pretty odd I posted with Rasta since 2005 at the ESPN boards when I was 14. Him, Woobase, maxpapic, ceelow, Lurky, Gotiye, etc etc etc. Ratsta would always break down in depth how he felt about a particular topic within the sport, and whether or not you agreed with him you couldn't take away his experience and love for the fight game. He had seen it all, and still followed it like a madman. I'm fortunate to have known him, and TTR definitely took a huge loss in losing Rasta. I truly, truly hope he is in a better place.
Much much love to Rasta I'll miss his him.

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Post by kewlmodee » Mon Sep 19, 2016 1:03 pm

Damn, I just got back from Japan and read the news. RIP Rasta.

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Re: R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

Post by straycat » Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:39 pm

regulardude wrote:One thing that I've been thinking about that has made me sad is that RASTA never had the pleasure of starting his own family with a wife and child[ren]. I don't want to presume that everyone needs or wants such a thing in order to be happy, but I got the feeling that there was a chapter in his life left unfulfilled. The guy had a lot of knowledge and love to give, judging from all of his posts over the years. The duality of course existed in him living alone, in the far reaches geographically, but still reaching out via this forum to connect and form friendships.

I can't help but feel like if he'd found someone, it may have opened up so much more for him, emotionally and spiritually.

In any event, he lives on through our words and stories, and I am glad he is no longer in pain.
His family was his dogs, he was prolly the No Woman No Cry type.
I remember him being completely bumbed about putting one down a few years ago.
Shortly after he was raising two husky pups.
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Post by the13r » Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:09 am

So sad... I miss Kev everytime i log on TTR. As a human, we associated stuff and build concepts... my concept of TTR involved Rasta... Kevin and I so much common values... this is a hard blow. But i'm up for the count.

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Post by Just a guy » Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:22 am

The Canelo fight brings home for me the type of fight that Kev and I would have enjoyed discussing with each other... he loved the 'lunch pail' guys that would take on all comers and hated the politics of boxing robbing us of potentially great fights... it's more than just politics that rob us from seeing Canelo dare to be great or revealing what he is, but it was always fun to debate with him on where the issues with boxing stemmed from as a fan.

His insight on the style of fighters and the business of boxing were challenging intellectually - in a good way. Just remembering how much I miss his voice in the aftermath of the fight and the potential for the Jacobs/GGG matchup.
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Post by lurkyshaka » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:50 am

the13r wrote:So sad... I miss Kev everytime i log on TTR. As a human, we associated stuff and build concepts... my concept of TTR involved Rasta... Kevin and I so much common values... this is a hard blow. But i'm up for the count.
I've forgotten and come on looking out for his posts, only to remember he's no longer with us. Very hard to comprehend I'll never hear his views again. Left a massive void on this site. It'll never be quite the same for me and I think the majority of us. Seems wrong that new posters will come onto this site and be unaware of Rasta.

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Post by the13r » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:08 pm

I was told today that Kev apparently had made some acceptation steps in regards to his upcoming death..

He told his twin bro:
"some babies die at birth, i had 60yrs"

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Post by supermaxpapic » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:17 am

hello all,

checking in after hearing about the klitschko loss tonight, and stumble upon this terrible tragedy.
super embarrassed to come and pay my respects so late after the fact, and it still bums me out to no end to read about it. i'll definitely miss him jumping into the nba thread to voice his displeasure about the thread, and the sport.

may he rest in peace.
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Post by Top Buzz » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:58 am

Man I cant believe I'm reading this, very sorry to hear Kevs gone :(
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Post by 5_burowz » Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:08 pm

I sent Rasta a PM today. I hope he received it. Miss you, Kev.

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Post by ukhiphop » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:24 pm

Evening all

Its been a very very long time since ive posted on here..... I randomly sent a message to the TTR twitter account just before christmas and astor responded tellING my of rasta''s passing.

Many fond memories of rasta... orginal member of the 'hit squad' the rasta and lurky tag team...... when he felt a prospect was being overhyped he always came out with the 'he's not the Christ phrase'
R.I.P Scapp

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Post by 5_burowz » Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:21 am

Thinking of you today, Kev.

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Re: R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

Post by the13r » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:09 pm

I called at his work a few years ago to see what was going on... and had gotten a pm with details on his condition and why he wasn;t online... Kevin died on August 16th... my BD... so i'll always remember him.

Friday will be the day he passed... Miss you Kev... Love or hate Rasta, he was someone with a color, a defined status... a passionate man... We had lots of similar passions which made us cross pass through this medium that is internet. Kev was a good person. He was sensible to true emotions expressed by others. That is something you see less and less... he was genuine... no filter at the present.

and for the photo above in the sig of Top Buzz...

on a Top Buzz night he'd say he'd eat the peanuts out of her shit lol :D

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Re: R.I.P. Rasta, You Will be Missed

Post by the13r » Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:34 am

Truly RIP Kevin Sinclair... We had lots of fun

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