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Oct 11, 2:07am - #297342 
Let's lose the term "Rice"

OK folks, as I said in another thread, I think using the term "Rice" in a derogative sense is pretty offensive and unfair to Japanese cars in general. We need a suitable term to describle sad crappy looking cars with no style that doesn't suggest that all sporty Jap cars are bad. Come on then!! thumbsup rice

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Oct 11, 2:11am - #297343 


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Oct 11, 2:11am - #297344 
here's another one for you...

http://www.molestedcars.com/


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Oct 11, 2:28am - #297345 
Originally Posted by Akita
OK folks, as I said in another thread, I think using the term "Rice" in a derogative sense is pretty offensive and unfair to Japanese cars in general. We need a suitable term to describle sad crappy looking cars with no style that doesn't suggest that all sporty Jap cars are bad. Come on then!! thumbsup rice

...why?

why is it offensive?
why is it unfair?

there are some other terms for other country made cars...

so who cares. well maybe you do, but, learn to like it. you cant change anything just to wut you want.


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Oct 11, 2:28am - #297346 
LOL, I didn't realise you had all different terms for different types of crapmobiles... rice, beans etc. rofl you can definitely see the different schools of design influences coming through in the utter naffness of these cars rofl

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Oct 11, 2:34am - #297347 
^^ I think "Rice" sounds like it's having a dig at all Jap cars to be honest, but maybe that's because I'm not used to hearing it over here.
I'm not getting on my soapbox or anything, just thought it would be funny to come up with a better, more descriptive term grin

OMFG I had to post this one grin

Should come with a warning, "CAUTION, KEEP SMALL CHILDREN AND ANIMALS CLEAR WHEN VEHICLE IS REVERSING"

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Oct 11, 2:38am - #297348 
And here's a true boy racer "chavmobile" from the UK for you!!
This is a Ford Escort by the way.. what a tosser rofl

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Oct 11, 6:00am - #297349 
^^^yeah, that looks like shit...just wow

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Oct 11, 7:17am - #297350 
totally speechless tongue

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Oct 11, 7:18am - #297351 
well, i know a couple of "krylon sponsered" cars, and some "auto zone racing team" members. cracks me up. Damn GT-R Cavalier's and such. It's not a japanese car thing, it's a wanna be thing. i know more neons to be "riced out" than imports around here. where stickers add horsepower. and nopi is plastered all over malibu's with "stadium seating" wings.

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Oct 11, 7:25am - #297352 
wtf holy hell... rice

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Oct 11, 7:26am - #297353 
indeed. but my uncle's ford "fastiva" takes the cake.

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Oct 11, 7:35am - #297354 
he scrached off the "e" and drew an "a" with a sharpie. thank god it was a joke, and he wasnt serious, or i would have to whoop his ass.

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Oct 11, 9:04am - #297355 
the molested car site kind of sucks... look what it has... factory TRD wing considered rice... k, a majority of you guys need to re-think your wing choice according to this guy rofl rofl rofl wtf

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Oct 11, 9:59am - #297356 
Honestly, we accept wings as OK and stylish. But on a practical note they do nothing for a front-wheel-drive car, even on a track. So it just depends on you definition of rice.


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Oct 11, 9:59am - #297357 
Lose the term "rice"???? How are we going to do that??? We have a Smily of "rice"


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