Do you miss Open Wheeled Racing expert The Ricker?

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#1 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (4107 posts) -

Cause I sure do. One appearance on the now defunct NintenDownload X-press just wasn't enough. Unfortunately both The Rickers podcast appearances and the X-press were to be short lived (I still think Ryan is to blame). But now friends, there is a place to get a little more Ricker. He's not in character but its still him and he's still hilarious.

Jeffs blip.me pagefor people who aren't following him on twitter of have never checked it out.

You're welcome friends.

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#2 Posted by adoggz (2081 posts) -

hold on just a minute there. NDX is not defunct it is on hiatus pending interesting nintendo download pr description stuff.

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#3 Edited by Mikemcn (8175 posts) -

Rick,"The Ricker" Peterson will never be forgotten, his contributions to the open wheel racing scene will endure. Hopefully we can get him back on the bombcast some day.

Does anyone know who he actually is in relation to Jeff? Is he just a friend or something?

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#4 Posted by DeeGee (2192 posts) -

@Mikemcn: I think someone said they lived together.

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#5 Posted by Daveyo520 (7748 posts) -

Every day.

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#6 Posted by BlackLagoon (1925 posts) -

@Mikemcn: I believe he's the "asshole roommate" Jeff will occasionally mention.

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#7 Posted by Codeacious (957 posts) -

Bring back The Ricker.

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#8 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (4107 posts) -

Yeah pretty sure he's his roomie. I would agree, we need more Ricker. The people demand it.

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#9 Posted by EuanDewar (5160 posts) -

His best appearance is on the Suburban All Stars classic track "In the Can".

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#10 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (4107 posts) -

@EuanDewar said:

His best appearance is on the Suburban All Stars classic track "In the Can".

Hadn't heard that until tonight. That's gonna be my wedding song.

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#11 Posted by Catarrhal (874 posts) -

Fun fact: the "Ricker" once made an appearance in an episode of On the Spot. Interestingly, it was the very same episode in which Jeff coined the phrase "Anime is for jerks."

And in case any of you kids haven't realized yet, Jeff hates being quoted on that.

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#12 Posted by Brackynews (4387 posts) -

@Catarrhal: That episode is even more notable (in my opinion) for being the "Rich is away, let's burn this mother down" with a bubble machine and swag giveaways. A freaking muffler...? Truly a classic. (Hey, remember TV.com?)

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#13 Posted by jehrco (44 posts) -

I really didn't think the ricker wa s a person. I replayed that ndx episode 2-3 times trying to figure out which whiskey guy was putting on a strange voice. I'm not sure if i am happy or sad with this information.

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#14 Posted by firecracker22 (728 posts) -

Rickers must come back. Because Gotham needs him.

Also, my GOD...blades!

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