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'''Carnicero Romero''' is a butcher store in [[Little Haiti]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]] and appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]. The store sells poultry, beef and pork, along with human remains (with a brain, an arm and a human organ in the store's window).
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'''Carnicero Romero''' is a family butcher store in [[Little Haiti]], [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]], featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''. The store sells poultry, beef and pork, along with human remains (with a brain, an arm and a human organ in the store's window).
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
*Carnicero Romero is Spanish for "Rosemary Butcher".
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*Carnicero Romero is Spanish for "Romero Butcher", as Romero is a common Spanish surname meaning "Rosemary". However, there is some mistranslation as the name should be ''Carnicería Romero''.
*The "Romero" name could refer to the [[Romero]] hearse that appears in various GTA games, or to film director George Romero.
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**The store is most likely named after video game developer [[wp:John Romero|John Romero]], widely known for directing ground-breaking and, for their decade, gory and violent first person shooters, like [[wp:Doom (video game)|Doom]] and [[wp:Wolfenstein 3D|Wolfenstein 3D]].
*In the PS2 version of the game, within the glass, there is a picture of [[wp:List of characters in The League of Gentlemen|Hilary Briss]]. Briss is a character of the BBC's [[wp:League of Gentleman|League of Gentlemen]]. Briss is commonly known as the "Demon Butcher", as his "Special Stuff" kills off most of the town's population.
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*It is implied that the store owners also own the [[Funeraria Romero]] business just up the road, which could be where the human body parts on display originate from. This could be highlighted as behind the funerary, there's an open grave plot with a skeleton without an arm, whereas the butcher's display has a severed arm.
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*In the [[PlayStation 2|PS2]] version of the game, within the glass, there is a picture of [[wp:List of characters in The League of Gentlemen|Hilary Briss]]. Briss is a character of the BBC's [[wp:League of Gentleman|League of Gentlemen]]. Briss is commonly known as the "Demon Butcher", as his "Special Stuff" kills off most of the town's population.
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CarniceroRomero-GTAVC-window.jpg|A view inside the window.
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Latest revision as of 06:00, February 1, 2016

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Carnicero Romero is a family butcher store in Little Haiti, Vice City, featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. The store sells poultry, beef and pork, along with human remains (with a brain, an arm and a human organ in the store's window).

Trivia Edit

  • Carnicero Romero is Spanish for "Romero Butcher", as Romero is a common Spanish surname meaning "Rosemary". However, there is some mistranslation as the name should be Carnicería Romero.
    • The store is most likely named after video game developer John Romero, widely known for directing ground-breaking and, for their decade, gory and violent first person shooters, like Doom and Wolfenstein 3D.
  • It is implied that the store owners also own the Funeraria Romero business just up the road, which could be where the human body parts on display originate from. This could be highlighted as behind the funerary, there's an open grave plot with a skeleton without an arm, whereas the butcher's display has a severed arm.
  • In the PS2 version of the game, within the glass, there is a picture of Hilary Briss. Briss is a character of the BBC's League of Gentlemen. Briss is commonly known as the "Demon Butcher", as his "Special Stuff" kills off most of the town's population.

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