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April 16, 2000 11:36 AM   Subscribe

Got Rice? If you've ever lived in any metropolitan area in North America with a small Asian population, you've likely seen some of these cars on the streets.
posted by PWA_BadBoy (8 comments total)

 
Much ado about nothing indeed.
posted by EngineBeak at 11:49 AM on April 16, 2000


To wit, though, it's not strictly Asian people who do this; I think every ethnic group is represented.

With that said I think it's a silly silly thing.
posted by hijinx at 2:32 PM on April 16, 2000


What a racist load of horseshit.
posted by fraying at 5:05 PM on April 16, 2000


http://www.riceboypage.com/faq/#stereotype

It doesn't bother me as much as some other stuff out there, honestly.
posted by hobbes at 7:02 PM on April 16, 2000


fray: Well, if anything, you have to admit the cars are a little excessive. As a chinese guy, who lived in Vancouver and now Toronto, I see more than my fair share of these "sup'ed up" cars.

Also keep in mind that the guy that runs the site is Korean, so to say he's racist is not really true (in that he's poking fun at his own race?). Stereotypical, yes, but racist is a different thing. Same reason black people can use the "N" word, but not anyone else (at least w/o offending black people and sounding like a racist). Boy, I'm probably opening a whole can of worms here now.

In any case, I found the site funny, which is why I posted it. Obviously it's going to offend some people since it makes fun of people, but I don't think the guy was stepping over the line.
posted by PWA_BadBoy at 8:14 PM on April 16, 2000


ew.. i'm gonna stop putting those <br> tags in my responses.

heh
posted by PWA_BadBoy at 8:15 PM on April 16, 2000


oh cool....

Matt's form-reader thingie adds spaces for your breaks. Cool. :)
posted by PWA_BadBoy at 8:15 PM on April 16, 2000


It ain't racist, but it is funny. Here in Redneckland we likes them low rider pick-ups! I make fun of them every chance I get. I just wish the world wasn't so full of insecure males who think their going to get laid because they put crappy paint and sticker jobs all over their P-O-S vehicles. Almost as pathetic as the losers who blast bad rap music from their stereos and like to pretend that they're from the ghetto.
posted by alienation at 11:28 AM on April 23, 2000


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