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On San Andreas Speedruns, why do players blow up the Picador in the mission Ryder?

This video shows it pretty good: At some point during that mission, a cut scene plays. If you don't blow up the car, you can't skip that scene and you need to wait ...
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Do I really stink or are people just being mean?

According to a Gamefaqs thread on the matter, there are 3 ways to fix this: Go swim in the ocean; Go save your game; Equip a fresh set of clothes.
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How can I redeem my free GTA San Andreas?

The announcement (see image below) states: Download Now and get a bonus FREE copy of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on PC for a limited time This was posted September 17, 2019. In all probability the ...
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How can I complete GTA: San Andreas without using cheat codes?

Yes it's possible. I have 100% completed the game (including 100% all girlfriends, which isn't counted towards completion) without using cheats at all. There are numerous guides and how-tos on the ...
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How can I redeem my free GTA San Andreas?

Another announcement states the offer ended on October 8th 2019. For those yet to download the Rockstar Games Launcher, be sure to download by Tuesday October 8th to get Grand Theft Auto: San ...
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Is Lester Crest from Grand Theft Auto 5 Supposed to be Zero From Grand theft auto San Andreas?

Rockstar has addressed this before. Check the Other Characters section of this GTA III Q&A. El Burro is referenced as he was also referenced in GTA 1, so it felt appropriate that he should ...
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Can you get your girlfriend back after being dumped?

Curiously enough it comes down to a collectible. Usually when they dump you you cannot date them again, however, if you have collected all the oysters, the 50 of them, that will allow you to date them ...
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What is the fastest way to get money in GTA San Andreas?

There aren't really more ways to earn lots of money as fast as possible. The most effective is the horse race technique. For users which don't know this trick: 1. Go to a horse race bet machine. 2. ...
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Is it possible to get GTA San Andreas on PS3 if I already own it on Google Play?

No. The Playstation Store and Google Play are two different entities and exchanging this kind of information between the two is impossible.
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GTA SA - Freefall Mission, better way to catch the plane?

The Shamal is faster than the airplane you're given. To counter that, pay attention to the minimap (or open the world map), and predict where the Shamal is heading (it will not go always in a straight ...
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Can't beat GTA: San Andreas first mission

This mission is pretty easy. Leave the bicycle, steal a car and follow them. Keep yourself close to them, as they won't be indicated on the map anymore. You can keep pace with them easily. In case ...
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How to get spray paint?

Ganton, Los Santos - In the upstairs bedroom of the Johnson House after completing the mission Tagging Up Turf. Ganton, Los Santos - On the Pawn Shop roof, behind the Johnson house. Las ...
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Is there any way to get inside Area 69 again?

According to gta.wikia.com it is possible to re-enter the underground through glitches: Entering The easiest way to enter the base is to use a Blue Hell glitch with a Jetpack equipped. ...
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Can gang members only be recruited in Los Santos?

You can recruit any gang member anywhere you see them. I do believe they only stay at Los Santos but if you transport them somewhere else an dismiss them, you can re-recruit them again.
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How does the melee combat system work?

The short answer is: it depends on the weapon that you have equipped, or the 'Special Attack' fighting-style you choose when fighting unarmed. The long answer: In GTA San Andreas, there are three ...
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What are my options for fast travel in San Andreas?

Once you've unlocked San Fierro, you can catch trains from the train stations and airplanes from the airports. You can skip through the plane journey, so that definitely counts as fast travel, but I ...
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GTA San Andreas iOS - can't get into fast food stores

These are disabled on the iOS version of the game to help with running the game smoothly.
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How does one control a plane in GTA San Andreas on Android?

The only way you can do this is if you use a compatible bluetooth controller with seperate analogue sticks, these unfortunately arent widely available and also arent always compatible with every ...
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Is there any way to get controller support for GTA San Andreas on PC?

Bit late, but try GInput: https://gtagmodding.com/mods/107-ginput/ It integrates XInput, which is used for a majority of games supporting Xbox360 controllers. However, XInput can also be patched with ...
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Is there any references to C.J. in GTA V?

Other than a carefully placed Easter egg, there's no reference to C.J. at all, this is because GTA V is in HD era while San Andreas was in the 3D era. According to @CaulynDarr the only character that ...
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Magnet not working in Zero's mission "New Model Army" in GTA: San Andreas

On 3rd generation GTA Games (III, VC & SA), the physics are tied to the framerate. Playing with more than 30 FPS will cause issues like this one. Check that the frame limiter is enabled on the ...
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Rockstar Game Launcher and Ownership

No worries, once claimed, it will be tied to your account: it's a free game, not a trial version. For verification, this image was pulled from the official Rockstar Games article announcing the ...
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Low Rider Challenge

The game's timing for the rhythm sections, (especially the Lowrider challenge but also when Dancing), is off by a fair amount. Even on the old PS2 version running on a CRT (with little to no image ...
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How can I increase my bike skill in GTA San Andreas?

Instead of using schools, just drive for a long time without crashing. Also, bicycle skill and bike skill is different. Your cycling skill effects bicycles, while your bike skill effects motorbikes.
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What is the fastest way to get money in GTA San Andreas?

I think this question needs answer that focuses on what is actually fast and efficient, not what is just fun or interesting way to get money. Missions to earn money 1. Firefighter missions ($45,000 ...
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Unsupported Resolution in GTA: San-Andreas?

Deleting documents/gta san andreas user files/gta_sa.set resets settings back to default, which usually makes the game launch fine once again. You'll lose all your settings in the process, though.
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How can I complete GTA: San Andreas without using cheat codes?

Robotnik's answer is spot on, but something it doesn't mention is that the game has a reverse difficulty curve - it's significantly harder at the beginning than it is by the end. This is mainly ...
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How does one control the thrusters on a Hydra in GTA:SA on Android?

Unfortunately on Android & iOS there is no way to control this. This may come in the future as there has been a lot of criticism on the flight controls for mobile devices, but that is only ...
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What is the fastest way to get money in GTA San Andreas?

The fastest way is to steal a tank from the military base play the 'Vigilante' missions. I earned half a million in under half an hour doing this, without cheating.
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Is Lester Crest from Grand Theft Auto 5 Supposed to be Zero From Grand theft auto San Andreas?

I don't think you're going to find any sources that say "Person A is not Person B". It kind of goes without saying. It sounds like they are just using a similar character archetype.
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