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Old 08-03-2005, 08:02 AM   #1
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What is the definition of "RICER"???

It seems to me that everyone has a different opinion on what it means to be rice. But is there a definition that everyone agrees on???
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Old 08-03-2005, 12:33 PM   #2
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Well, according to the guy who invented teh modern version of the term (and the website everyone copied, riceboypage.com), it's someone who makes a slow car look liek a race car with either fake parts, improperly installed parts, or just stickers for parts they don't have. Or teh wrong badging, trying to look like a faster example of a car. THEN (and this is most important) they have the attitude that their fake race car is faster than anything else.

Customizing isn't ricing. '40s, 50's and '60s customs are not rice, even though the vast majority of mods are purely cosmetic. They aren't trying to look like race cars (ricer isn't just an indication of asian cars or asian drivers, but a spinoff of the word "racer.") So custom modern cars that aren't trying to look like race cars aren't necessarily rice, even if built from commonly riced cars.

Rice is also not a fast car that actually HAS the parts the stickers say. Basically, if it can "back up" the race look with real performance, it's not rice, even if you think it's tacky looking. Rice is, after all, about fake performance and the attitude that a slow car is actually faster than everything else.

It was indeed a racial term, made up by a Korean to put down the wannabe poseurs in the "AzYn PrYd" community. Riceboy and Ricer as terms for car enthusaists, came fom that website and his message board regulars back in the early '90s (which I was a member of), and it had it's derivations from the older "rice rockets" term given by bikers for the japanese sport bikes (which were also often racer replicas).
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Old 08-03-2005, 02:33 PM   #3
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I roll my eyes ever time a see a thread with the word "ricer" in it........
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Old 08-03-2005, 02:54 PM   #4
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I'm just glad this term isn't used in England. Chav sounds betters.
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Old 08-03-2005, 04:09 PM   #5
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A car done in poor taste. The cars in TFATF may be fast, but theyre still rice.
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Old 08-03-2005, 04:14 PM   #6
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Here's where it came from:

http://www.riceboypage.com/index.html
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Old 08-03-2005, 05:43 PM   #7
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A car done in poor taste. The cars in TFATF may be fast, but theyre still rice.

Stop fabricating your own definitions of rice. Thats just as stupid as saying a boy who can solve implicit differentiation yet he's still dumb.
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Old 08-03-2005, 06:15 PM   #8
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Stop fabricating your own definitions of rice. Thats just as stupid as saying a boy who can solve implicit differentiation yet he's still dumb.

We've tried to tell him, but he's just IgnorantBoy, and getting stupider by the minute.
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Old 08-03-2005, 06:33 PM   #9
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ChrisV, stop spreading ignorance yourself. Just because riceboypage created the term to mean a specific thing doesnt mean the meaning hasnt changed. The cars in the fast and the furious movies are rice.
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Old 08-03-2005, 07:19 PM   #10
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Oomba, they are not rice because they all have been modified to the extent of racing
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Old 08-03-2005, 07:20 PM   #11
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Well Chris's definiton is the correct one, but I like to call cars styled like ones from The Fast and the Furiuos rice anyway even if they are able to "back up" the stickers or go fast. Why? BECAUSE THEY'RE SOOOOOOO UGLY!!! Perhaps we should make up a new term for this sort of car....
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Old 08-03-2005, 08:06 PM   #12
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ChrisV, stop spreading ignorance yourself. Just because riceboypage created the term to mean a specific thing doesnt mean the meaning hasnt changed. The cars in the fast and the furious movies are rice.



Just because you enjoy being an uninformed, ignorant POS, doesn't mean we have to say, "gee he has an opinion." You're wrong, period.

STFU bitch.
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Old 08-03-2005, 08:17 PM   #13
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Damn Chris that thing is funny as hell
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Old 08-03-2005, 09:33 PM   #14
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Just because you enjoy being an uninformed, ignorant POS, doesn't mean we have to say, "gee he has an opinion." You're wrong, period.

STFU bitch.

No, im not.
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Old 08-03-2005, 09:37 PM   #15
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Okay oomba, how are you not wrong?
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