I didn't read through all 12 pages, but I'm just throwing out there that I love the sound of a good BOV. I also agree that ricer is a state of mind, not a clear definition.
For anyone out there looking for the best of both worlds, get a Go Fast Bits BOV similar to this:
You can change it by twisting the top of it for full recirculation or full VTA, or somewhere in between. Quite a thing I think