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PHONE COMPANY
bitterSweet
BitterSweet-logo
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto V
Motto: "Be Everywhere. And Nowhere"
BAWSAQ: Increase-BAWSAQSteady-BAWSAQDecrease-BAWSAQ BTR
Products: Mobile Phones
"The original handheld weapon of mass procrastination."
― Description at Bawsaq.com.

BitterSweet (BAWSAQ: BTR) (stylized as "bitterSweet") is a phone company advertised heavily in Grand Theft Auto IV. The player can buy stocks from then in the Bawsaq.com website in GTA V.

Description

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

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.

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Trivia

  • 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.

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