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Old 28th April 2009, 11:52   #16
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Ricers were tagged so because they were Asian shoeboxes with lots of show and no go. AKA riceburner. However, serious performance oriented cars are never called so. Calling any car a ricer doesn't make sense in India though. Every car in South India is a ricer.
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Ricers were tagged so because they were Asian shoeboxes with lots of show and no go. AKA riceburner. However, serious performance oriented cars are never called so. Calling any car a ricer doesn't make sense in India though. Every car in South India is a ricer.
minus some at Bangy/Kovai etc
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Old 28th April 2009, 12:16   #18
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Yes the original use of the word ricer was to asian dude with their hondas, having all show and not go, but now it has evolved to a word used by everyone universally for boys who just want their cars for show and dont care about go.
We are not coping, it is just a universal slang for those kind of people.
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Yes the original use of the word ricer was to asian dude with their hondas, having all show and not go,
This aptly describes the college going chaps who have laid their hands on their parents' car. You can these creatures in West Delhi, especially outer ring road near Tilak Nagar, Vikaspuri, Rajouri Garden. They seem to worship Jason Statham (hero in Transporter) and the characters of Fast and Furious or Dhoom (they, in all probabilities, do not understand English at all). And, not to forget, they will wear their dark glasses even at midnight.

They have stupid looking accessories on their car, play very loud music (always Bhangra or Punjabi Pop(??)) and have no regard for anyone or anything, causing harm and danger to people and all creatures living or otherwise around them.

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Using the word "South", are there different people in the "North". How can you make a comment like that.
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Because South Indians have rice in the staple diet more than North Indians? Please don't start a storm in a teacup. Jeez, everyone has to take everything anyone writes as a regional comment. Lighten up please.
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Cool Immortalz. Now that you explained its actually a clever joke. But don't you think the driver would be a ricer not the car.
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If you are living in India - Ricer isnt the appropriate word to use.
I agree with Aerohit here! But we already have an Indian equivalent of "ricer" and we use it so often. Starts with a C and ends with an A, is often used in Bollywood mafia movies, and is banned on TBHP (the word, that is. I hope i dont get banned as well for referring to it!)
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Whats so ricer about having upsized wheels ??
Some of the questions don't make sense to me but i guess they were just for fun.
Oh and even i love eating rice so yes am a Ricer too.

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Here's a link I had come across a while back while searching for something else (not ricer mods, thank you) altogether... Some bits are hilarious and extremely well put down... Made me wonder if the writer is/was a ricer himself.

You Might Be A Ricer If
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