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{{Phone Company
 
|image = BitterSweet-logo.png
 
|image = BitterSweet-logo.png
|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV|IV]]''
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''<br/>''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
 
|caption = Logo circa 2008
 
|caption = Logo circa 2008
 
|name = bitterSweet
 
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|bawsaq = {{BAWSAQ/Slider}} '''BTR'''
 
|motto = ''"Be Everywhere. And Nowhere"''
 
|motto = ''"Be Everywhere. And Nowhere"''
|type = Phone Company
 
 
|dev =
 
|dev =
 
'''Mobile Phones'''
 
'''Mobile Phones'''
 
*[[BitterSweet Email Device|bitterSweet Email Device]]
 
*[[BitterSweet Email Device|bitterSweet Email Device]]
|net =
 
 
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The '''BitterSweet''' is a phone company advertised heavily in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. The BitterSweet is a parody of the [[wikipedia:BlackBerry|RIM Blackberry]] electronic device, and is advertised as highly addictive, and highly annoying. The motto for BitterSweet is ''Be Everywhere. And Nowhere''.
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'''BitterSweet''' ([[BAWSAQ]]: BTR) (stylized as "'''bitterSweet'''") is a phone company advertised heavily in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. The BitterSweet is a parody of the [[wp:BlackBerry|RIM Blackberry]] electronic device, and is advertised as highly addictive, and highly annoying. The motto for BitterSweet is ''Be Everywhere. And Nowhere''.
 
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== Bittersweet Advertisements ==
 
== Bittersweet Advertisements ==
[[Image:Bittersweet-GTA4-advert.png|border|right|195px|BitterSweet Phone]]
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[[Image:Bittersweet-GTA4-advert.png|thumb|right|195px|BitterSweet Phone]]
The advertising for the BitterSweet focuses mainly on user testimonials, and prides itself on being "always connected, perpetually disconnected". Commercials focus mainly on the annoyances of the RIM Blackberry, such as loud alerts and a constant blinking red light for unimportant emails, the device taking most of the owners' attention ([http://blog.laptopmag.com/top-ten-signs-youre-a-blackberry-addict The "Blackberry Disease"]) and missing out on family functions. Though the BitterSweet is constantly mentioned in-game, it is not obtainable. Since it is constantly mentioned in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] this may be hinting that this will be the protagonist's cell phone in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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The advertising for the BitterSweet focuses mainly on user testimonials, and prides itself on being "always connected, perpetually disconnected". Commercials focus mainly on the annoyances of the RIM Blackberry, such as loud alerts and a constant blinking red light for unimportant emails, the device taking most of the owners' attention ([http://blog.laptopmag.com/top-ten-signs-youre-a-blackberry-addict The "Blackberry Disease"]) and missing out on family functions. Though the BitterSweet is constantly mentioned in-game, it is not obtainable.
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/#?page=bitterSweet&content=interactive0 The BitterSweet on Rockstar's site]
 
* [http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/#?page=bitterSweet&content=interactive0 The BitterSweet on Rockstar's site]
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==Trivia==
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*Sometimes, when you bump into [[Pedestrians|civilians]], they'll yell "My BitterSweet!" in a panicky tone, implying their BitterSweet got damaged. This might be a reference to modern phones breaking really easily.
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*The name is also a pun on the sperm's taste, which is another example of [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar's]] adult humor.
   
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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*[[Badger]]
 
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[[Category:Communications]]
 
[[Category:Communications]]
 
[[Category:In-Game Products]]
 
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Latest revision as of 21:17, August 11, 2014

PHONE COMPANY
bitterSweet
BitterSweet-logo
Logo circa 2008
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto V
Motto: "Be Everywhere. And Nowhere"
BAWSAQ: Increase-BAWSAQSteady-BAWSAQDecrease-BAWSAQ BTR
Products: Mobile Phones

BitterSweet (BAWSAQ: BTR) (stylized as "bitterSweet") is a phone company advertised heavily in Grand Theft Auto IV. The BitterSweet is a parody of the RIM Blackberry electronic device, and is advertised as highly addictive, and highly annoying. The motto for BitterSweet is Be Everywhere. And Nowhere.

Bittersweet Advertisements Edit

Bittersweet-GTA4-advert

BitterSweet Phone

The advertising for the BitterSweet focuses mainly on user testimonials, and prides itself on being "always connected, perpetually disconnected". Commercials focus mainly on the annoyances of the RIM Blackberry, such as loud alerts and a constant blinking red light for unimportant emails, the device taking most of the owners' attention (The "Blackberry Disease") and missing out on family functions. Though the BitterSweet is constantly mentioned in-game, it is not obtainable.

External linksEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Sometimes, when you bump into civilians, they'll yell "My BitterSweet!" in a panicky tone, implying their BitterSweet got damaged. This might be a reference to modern phones breaking really easily.
  • The name is also a pun on the sperm's taste, which is another example of Rockstar's adult humor.

See AlsoEdit

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