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How can I customize vehicles I can't customize?

I've recently acquired a Crusader tank for my garage: It is very oppressive and white, and I would like to give it a paint job. However, like many authority vehicles it is apparently "not ...
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What's the trick to earning enough points in Mayhem activities?

Among activities wherein you must achieve a particular score within a time limit, there exists a continuum of freneticity. On the hyperactive side are things like Tank Mayhem, where you are basically ...
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STAG Vehicle Theft [duplicate]

I just beat the main story to Saints Row the Third and I am going for my second platinum trophy for the PS3. I am moving onto the side mission and one of the objectives is to steal a STAG truck. ...
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Saints Row the Third DLC WARNING

On xbox 360 if I join a game or someone joins my game and does not have the same DLC I get this warning message: "You are missing Downloadable Content that was previously available. Some content may ...
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Stuck successfully completing an early gang takeover in Saints Row 3

I've barely begun the PC version of Saints Row the Third - and I simply cannot get past this part where I have to get rid of a gang operation comprising a huge bunch of crooks in an open park area. ...
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How do I effectively fight Brutes?

I have only been playing for 3 hours and the brutes are really making it difficult. I get surrounded by 10+ normal gang members and then a brute turns up. I can't ram the brutes in a vehicle and I ...
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What's the most effective way to make Nut Shots?

In the Saintsbook, there's a challenge from Shaundi to make 25 Nut Shots. However, I'm having difficulty pulling this off (I also had a hard time completing this challenge in Saints Row 2 and was ...
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What forms of co-op exist in Saints Row 3?

I realize the answers to this may differ depending on which platform the game is being played on. I'm interested in the Xbox 360 version myself, but if people know for the other platforms, feel free ...
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Where can I find Morningstar after fully claiming their Territory?

After I get 100% in all Morningstar territory, will I still be able to find Morningstar there?
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What counts as an armored target for the purposes of the 'D4TH Blossom' SMG?

The 'D4TH Blossom' SMG's Level 4 upgrade is described in-game as: "Armor piercing bullets do more damage and pass through armor". What counts as an armored target? What targets will the D4TH ...
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Do I have to replay the entire campaign again in order to get the “complete act x a different way” achievements?

I'm playing through the campaign of Saints Row 3, and at certain times you're presented with a choice about how to proceed. There are achievements for choosing each path. Right now I'm saving before ...
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Where is a populated area to burnout?

Related: How do burnouts work? I was wondering where can you find populated areas for burnouts in Saints Row the Third.
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How do burnouts work?

In Saints Row, The Third, I can't figure out how points for burnouts work and how you can earn maximum respect from them. To get one started, you hold your brake and accelerator in the car. Even ...
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Are some survival waves inevitable in Saints Row: The Third?

I want to complete the game while saving certain things for last. About two or three times now, despite diligence, I've somehow completed 2/26 survival waves when I've never actually saved having ...
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How exactly does the Unlockable Pack DLC work?

The description states the following: The Unlockable Pack gives access to all unlockable items, upgrades and bonuses that weren't chosen during normal gameplay. Now you can have it all! I read ...
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What causes some homies' phones to give a busy signal when called (not able to be a follower)?

I've been playing SR3 again after playing SR4 for some time. I've noticed that in SR3 (like in SR2), some homies can not be called to be a follower on certain instances (their phones will give out a ...
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Is there any preferable time to play through the season pass missions?

I'm just past the end of Act One, and my phone is offering the various DLC missions as well as the next story mission. Is there any advantage in holding off on completing them vs rushing to do them ...
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Where are there cars with passengers in them?

One of the challenges that I'm still sitting at zero for is "Hostages taken" - since every car I see only has a driver and no passengers. Are there any areas where people are more likely to be car ...
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Can I get the “Saints Flow” effect outside of the DLC mission it appears in?

I recently finished The Trouble With Clones and I really enjoyed the sequences that involved the Saints Flow effect - throwing fireballs and running faster than cars was a lot of fun. I'd like to be ...
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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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Can Saints Row: The Third cheats be saved across gameplays?

Saints Row: The Third has dozens of cheats that can be typed at the cheat screen. However, after I typed some codes and quit the game, when I came back those cheats were gone and I had to retype them ...
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Do I need to purchase the Online Pass even though I bought it new?

When I went to check out the co-op play option but it says that I haven't purchased the Online Pass and therefore cannot use it. I know that online passes have become more popular in the past year and ...
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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 can I own 100% of a district in Saints Row: The Third?

In Saints Row: The Third I own 64% of the 'Deckers' district, but I don't know how to own the remaining 36%.
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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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What's the best way of making money?

In Saints Row: The Third there are many things to buy: weapons, weapon upgrades, vehicle upgrades, crib upgrades, properties, tattoos, clothing, etc.. All of these added up are expensive. What's the ...
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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 can I bring STAG back if I have 100% completion?

There's a couple of the Saintsbook challenges that require you to have STAG forces available to kill. After you complete the game, however, the STAG forces are nowhere to be found. I believe that ...
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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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How does the game difficulty increase in co-op mode?

Compared to single player mode, do enemies in co-op mode (both Campaign and Whored mode) become tougher or deal more damage? By how much? What about their numbers? I'm also curious about what changes ...
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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 ...