THQ's 2011 open-world, urban warfare action-adventure, third in the series: The Third Street Saints have moved from street gang to international brand complete with mascot and licensing and have attracted the attention of The Syndicate, the world's largest criminal organization.

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Is there any way to force a survival challenge to start?

One of the things I still have left to do is a whole bunch of survival challenges. These challenges occur when a friend of the Saints calls you on your cell and asks you to show up at a location and ...
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What are the exact requirements for the 'Perform a near crash' objective in the 'That's Not in the Script!' Gangstas in Space DLC mission?

One of the objectives in the 'That's Not in the Script!' Gangstas in Space DLC mission is to 'Perform a near crash' with the 'Aegean' ship. In my first playthrough of this mission part, I failed it ...
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How much does death cost?

In Saints Row: The Third, having your health drop to 0 (i.e. dying) is called getting Smoked. The tool-tip said that I lose a bit of money to pay for my hospital bill when I respawn. How much do I ...
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Are roads more slippery when it's raining?

Are roads more slippery when wet? I would like to know if handling the car would be harder when the roads are wet from rain. Wet roads from rain affect tire traction in the GTA games - I would like to ...
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What are “GPS Shortcuts”?

The other day I was driving around in Saints Row the Third and a message appeared just above the mini map saying "GPS Shortcut unlocked!" What does this mean, what does it do and are there any other ...
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How does one dispose of stolen aircraft?

I'm doing the 6th vehicle theft for Rigg in Saints Row the Thrid, stealing a Woodpecker from the airport. How do I actually turn it over to him? With the boats and helicopters I just had to get it ...
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bugged out gang operation. Is there a fix?

I have a 97% control of the morning star district. The last part I had left was a gang operation on a roof. I killed all of the gang members while inside of my vitol and got no credit for completing ...
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How do I unlock helicopters?

How do I get helicopters for my personal use outside of activities in Saints Row: The Third? I've bought the hangar, but I don't see any copters lying around the airport. Do I just need to look around ...
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Why does Oleg keep attacking me?

Whenever I call Oleg to come help me out in combat, he fights the other gang just fine for a while, but when all the gang members are killed and I'm waiting for more to appear, Oleg sometimes starts ...
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How can I speed up the cooldown for the helicopter homie?

After calling him, I keep having it grayed out for awhile, with no idea what drives it or what I could do to get it refreshed besides go about my business. Is there anything I can do to speed this up? ...
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How do I get the “You're My Hero!” achievement?

To get "You're My Hero!" you must finish all of the challenges listed in the Saintsbook. This is probably one of the more involved achievements in the game. What's the best way to clear each ...
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Do I need to gain weight in order to be a better windshield cannoneer?

While driving around to get the windshield cannon achievement, I 'accidentally' crashed head on with another car. To my surprise, I wasn't launched from my car but the other driver was launched from ...
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I'm sucking in the early game — what missions should I undertake?

I'm not much of a FPS player generally, and have never gotten very far into the GTAs, so I'm a bit of an all-round newb, but I like the flavour and fun of SRIII. I'm finding it frustrating in the ...
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What is the “A” button on the PC?

I'm trying to finish the deckers.die mission on the PC. When I get to the boss fight, it tells me to mash the "A" button. I hit the "A" key, and that doesn't work. The few times it tells me to hit ...
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How to fix rubber band network lag?

I am playing Saints Row the Third with my friend co-op on PC, using the LAN feature. When playing and say if my friend is driving, there is extreme rubber banding (where the car/objects rubber band ...
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My gamer profile does not have permission to access member content but I have family settings off

Hope this isn't a stupid question but I get a notification that my gamer profile does not have permission to access member content and that I should check family settings, but I have that disabled. I ...
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If I take a car out of the garage, do I need to bring it back?

I've got a few cars in my inventory in the garage, and I'm curious if this is a spawn point, and any time I arrive at the garage I can get a new version of these cars, or is this a storage area (like ...
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Can I play Saints Row: The Third co-op with PC and PS3?

I have Saints Row: The Third for PS3 and PC(steam). Is there any way that I can play co-op with PC and PS3 over lan?
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Can you get back into Safeword?

During the mission Return to Steelport, you need to go to a club named Safeword to rescue Zimos. Are you only able access Safeword during this mission, or is it also possible to return and run around ...
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What is a “no-weapon kill?”

I've been trying to clear out the Saints Book, and I was working on Angel's "No-Weapon Kill" challenge. I assumed this was simple, and I'd go up to cops/gangs and punch the crap out of them for a ...
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Can I use my own music instead of the in game radio stations?

I'm tired of listening to the same old songs over and over again on the radio in Saints Row 3. (Much like real life!) Is it possible to create custom radio stations and/or custom playlists using my ...
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How should I deal with the brute on the ball in the Belgian Problem?

In the on-rails conclusion of this mission, I start shooting people while hung to a ball in the ceiling of a tall building. A brute jumps on the ball, which starts falling down the floors. When I ...
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How can I (safely) disable a car?

In numerous instances, I've wanted to disable a car quickly (usually while driving, but occasionally on foot). With my current loadout this means a lucky grenade, shooting the driver, or managing to ...
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When does the helicopter homie respawn?

Related: How can I speed up the cooldown for the helicopter homie? I called in a helicopter homie to bring some hurt during a police assault, but the homie never appeared. Now, it's been almost a ...
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Why is everyone trying to ram me?

So I was trying to steal a muscle car during one of the side-missions available through Saintsbook, but while driving the car back to the chop shop something rather peculiar happened. Each and every ...
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Is it possible to “import” a Saints Row 2 character into SR3?

I realize I could answer this for myself by spending an hour or two with Image as Designed and the Initiation Station, but I'm hoping someone already has the answer. While there isn't any way to ...
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In a co-op game, what determines each player's hourly city income?

Is it the host's amount of controlled territory? Will joining another player who has controlled a lot of territory also affect my hourly income?
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Is there a limit to the number of vehicles I can store in my garage?

Courtesy of Steam's wallet abusing summer sale, I am now hooked on the best sandbox game of 2011: Saints Row The Third. Or, as my friends call the game: the reason respawn won't come hang out with us ...
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How can I save my DirectX choice in Saints Row: the Third so it stops asking me about it?

Whenever I start up Saints Row the Third from Steam, it asks me whether I want to wimp out and use DirectX 9 or be all hardcore and stuff with DirectX 10/11. Of course, I always pick the latter, but ...
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Is there any way to see numbers for weapon upgrades in Saints Row: The Third?

Saints Row: The Third has introduced an upgrade system for the weapons. Paying extra cash allows you to upgrade to various levels (I've so far seen 4; I don't know if there's more), but it only has ...
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What's the purpose in the “Morning after” mission?

In Saints row the third, I finished grabbing control of the Stanfield district, which triggers the "The Morning After" mission. However, for some reason, there are no markers or anything on my map, ...
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Can I change my clothes or am I stuck in this horrible grey-and-purple suit?

I'd downloaded the Saint's Row the Third Initiation Station to fool around with. What can I say, I like playing dress-up. I'd made a few characters but never uploaded them to the community site. ...
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Stole the Temptress, How Can I Upgrade It?

I just stole the Temptress, looks like a cross between a Porsche and a Lamborghini I think. This is the car I would like to keep with as much damage resistance I can buy. I am trying to upgrade it. I ...
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Where can I find lots of emus?

Are any specific locations in Steelport specifically suited for the 50 "Emus Destroyed" challenge? Otherwise, where can I find these vehicles in abundance?
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How much are the bonuses for each choice at the end of Act 1?

At the end of the raid on Loren's tower, you're given a choice to either set off the bomb or disarm the bomb. For setting off the bomb, you get a permanent Respect bonus. For disarming the bomb, you ...
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Can you play Saint's Row 3 DLC co-op when only one of us bought the DLC?

I got a season pass for Saint's Row 3, but my friend doesn't. Can we play the DLC together?
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Where do I get the Fart in a Jar?

There's an achievement called Stay Classy Steelport which reads as follows: Kill 25 Gang Members each with 'the Penetrator' AND the Fart in a Jar. I've had The Penetrator for a long time, but I've ...
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Can I get credit for lewd gestures at people who are already trying to kill me?

In Saints Row 3, one of the Saintsbook challenges (and an achievement) is taunting gang members. I can go around and taunt enemy gang members, but I only seem to get a popup (and credit in the ...
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Can I use the Genki Mobile's flamethrowers?

As part of the GenkiBowl 7 DLC, I was awarded the Genki Mobile, featured in the the PR missions of that DLC pack. It shows the flamethrowers as equipped when I get in it, with infinite ammo. ...
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Is there any way to lower the bridges?

At a certain point in the game, the bridges between islands in Steelport raise up. I'm trying to finish all of the vehicle theft challenges in the Saintsbook, and this makes it a bit more ...
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How do you rob a store?

In Saints Row: The Third, one of the challenges is to rob X amount of stores, but every time I aim a gun to the store owner and/or hold them hostage, it just sets off an alarm.... Am I doing ...
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How do I remove blood from my face?

I am replaying Saints Row The Third after a long time. My player character has a bloody mouth. It is bothering me a little. I have tried the options, but did not find a place where I can re-customize ...
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Is there any way I can prevent my own Manapult from sucking me into it?

I received the Manapult truck as part of the Professor Genki DLC. However, running around and sucking up helpless citizens and shooting them as cannonballs tends to raise your notoriety with the ...
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Where can I store cars that I find?

Where can I store/save cars that I find? I don't see any garages or cribs on my map. Also, can you save cars during a mission? I just started playing and found a really nice Wasabi but failed a ...
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How does the Notoriety Wipe work?

If I buy Notoriety Wipe for gangs or police, is that something I can only use once? Or can I use it repeatedly? Is there a limit on the number of times you can use it?
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Why isn't my Initiation Station character showing up for download in the game?

I took a couple hours last night to make my Saints Row: The Third character in the Initiation Station so she'd be ready to go when I received the game. I'm in character creation now, and there's an ...
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How can I most efficiently launch myself through my car's windshield?

One of the challenges in the Saintsbook is "Windshield Cannon" - I have to launch myself through the windshields of cars until I've met a certain distance requirement. I can't seem to figure out what ...
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Why does my mission marker disappear in Saints Row 3?

When I'm doing a mission, for example, the mission "Live! With Killbane". I put the transmitters on the towers and followed the van and then I'm suppose to head to the interview. The mission marker ...
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So I accidentally broke someone's neck, can I fix it?

I saw someone who wanted to take my picture, so I went up to interact with them. Unfortunately, they were looking the other way and I accidentally grabbed them and then broke their neck (I meant to ...
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Where can I find a Status Quo?

One of the assassination missions requires that I be driving one of the limos in the game, the Status Quo. I've seen them from time to time (normally when I'm wanting a high-speed getaway vehicle ...