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    Jul 31, 2015

    29 Moments From "Grand Theft Auto San Andreas" Gamers Will Never Forget

    "Do it for the grove homie!"

    1. Watching this beginning scene and knowing that life outside this game would cease to exsist.

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    I mean look at those graphics! Unreal!

    2. Basking in the reflected cool of Ryder — whose look you desperately wish you had.

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    Bares a striking resemblance to Eazy E...

    3. Feeling so fresh and SO clean after you got your haircut but then Ryder clowned you mercilessly.

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    How do you give someone a full afro as a haircut anyway?

    4. Buying that perfect outfit that finally made you feel like you were a part of The Grove Street Family.

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    5. Freaking out because you knew that B Dup was voiced by The Game before he even opened the door.

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    "Now go and make that muthafuckin' toilet sparkle..."

    6. Getting a car souped-up and using the hydraulics for the first time.

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    And making sure you changed your radio station to Radio Los Santos whenever drove around in a lowrider.

    7. Wishing you had all your Grove Street homies with you because you were outnumbered the first time you met Cesar.

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    8. Feeling like you were in a classic west coast hip-hop video at this exact moment.

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    "You got knocked the fuck out!"

    9. Marveling at the amount of food Big Smoke ordered when y'all went to Cluckin' Bell.

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    And how he kept stuffing his face while The Ballers shot at your car.

    10. Working your ass off because the boxing coach wouldn't train you until you put on more muscle.

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    Not to mention to raise your sex appeal percentage.

    11. Then marveling at the fact that you can actually gain weight when you don't keep up on your work out regimen.

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    The Well Stacked Pizza Co. down the block has the nerve to sell salads...

    12. Then finally having all your hard work in the gym payoff and going shirtless for the rest of the game.

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    I'll just wear my tattoos.

    13. Any and every mission that involved your friendly neighborhood dumbass, OG Loc.

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    14. And losing all your composure because when you thought he couldn't get any more ridiculous, he did.

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    15. Feeling like a boss because you finally fit in with the rest of the crew in the mission scenes.

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    16. And then finally earning so much respect nearly everyone everyone in the damn neighborhood wanted to ride with you.

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    "Do it for the grove homie!"

    17. Memorizing most of the phrases every pedestrian would yell at you from the neighborhood.

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    "I smoke 'cause it gives me knowledge!"

    18. Dancing as CJ at a party and wishing it was as easy as he made it seem

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    19. Feeling unsafe for the first time because of the chaos that ensued during the riots.

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    20. The frustration of having your territory constantly attacked by a rival gang.

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    21. And the moment when you realized that you had waaay bigger problems than rival gangs.

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    Also the exact moment where things got real and shit hit the fan, literally.

    22. Feeling like a secret agent when you had to stealthily move around Madd Dogg's mansion.

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    And hoping that your parents don't walk in while on this mission, because — whew, it's violent.

    23. When you found your soulmate, Denise, whom you took on an extremely romantic first date.

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    24. Moving to the country and meeting the woman of your dreams (and nightmares), Catalina.

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    Aside from threatening your life and robbing banks with you, she was pretty chill.

    25. Fanning the fuck out because Claude from Liberty City made a cameo!!!!

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    And feeling relieved because Catalina was leaving you for him.

    26. Dreading the missions that you had to do for punk-ass Officer Tenpenny and his jerk of a partner Officer Pulaski.

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    You'll never forget how they dropped you off in Baller territory at the beginning of the game.

    27. Having your heart drop to your chest because Ryder and and Big Smoke betrayed you.

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    28. The exact moment when you questioned if these were video game graphics or real life footage.

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    29. And the final scene, when you knew everything was going to be alright — relatively.

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