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'''Mr. Wong's Launderette''', also known as '''Mr. Wong's Laundromat''', is a laundromat located in the [[Chinatown, Portland|Chinatown]] district of [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]], and the [[Schottler]] district of [[Liberty City in GTA IV|Liberty City]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. Their slogan is always printed on their vans, which reads "If It Ain't Wong, It Ain't White". The Chinese characters "黃=白" is meant to be interpreted as "Wong = white," but if translated literally it would mean "yellow = white."
 
'''Mr. Wong's Launderette''', also known as '''Mr. Wong's Laundromat''', is a laundromat located in the [[Chinatown, Portland|Chinatown]] district of [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]] in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]], and the [[Schottler]] district of [[Liberty City in GTA IV|Liberty City]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. Their slogan is always printed on their vans, which reads "If It Ain't Wong, It Ain't White". The Chinese characters "黃=白" is meant to be interpreted as "Wong = white," but if translated literally it would mean "yellow = white."
  
==GTA III era==
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== GTA III era ==
 
[[File:Mr.Wong'sLaunderette-GTAIII-exterior.jpg|thumb|Mr. Wong's Launderette in GTA III, with the signage incorrectly spelled as "laundrette"]]
 
[[File:Mr.Wong'sLaunderette-GTAIII-exterior.jpg|thumb|Mr. Wong's Launderette in GTA III, with the signage incorrectly spelled as "laundrette"]]
 
The store is owned and operated by [[Mr. Wong]] and the [[Portland Triads|Triads]]. Initially, it payed protection to the [[Leone Family]] but stopped paying its protection money and began paying to the Triads. After a Triad ambush, [[Toni Cipriani]] sends [[Claude]] to destroy their laundry vans. This forced them to begin paying the Leones again. Toni, sensing a trap, does not trust the launderette and sends Claude to pick up the money to be cautious. Behind the launderette, Claude picks up the payment, but is ambushed by Triad goons. After killing the Triads and escaping this skirmish, the Leones and the Triads go to war. It is unclear whether or not they began paying the Leones after the Triads lose the war and [[Salvatore Leone]]'s subsequent death. The launderette had a fleet of [[Mr. Wongs|laundry vans]] seen during the mission "[[Taking Out the Laundry]]" but other than that the launderette only has one van parked behind their business.
 
The store is owned and operated by [[Mr. Wong]] and the [[Portland Triads|Triads]]. Initially, it payed protection to the [[Leone Family]] but stopped paying its protection money and began paying to the Triads. After a Triad ambush, [[Toni Cipriani]] sends [[Claude]] to destroy their laundry vans. This forced them to begin paying the Leones again. Toni, sensing a trap, does not trust the launderette and sends Claude to pick up the money to be cautious. Behind the launderette, Claude picks up the payment, but is ambushed by Triad goons. After killing the Triads and escaping this skirmish, the Leones and the Triads go to war. It is unclear whether or not they began paying the Leones after the Triads lose the war and [[Salvatore Leone]]'s subsequent death. The launderette had a fleet of [[Mr. Wongs|laundry vans]] seen during the mission "[[Taking Out the Laundry]]" but other than that the launderette only has one van parked behind their business.
  
==GTA IV era==
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== GTA IV era ==
 
The store is once again owned by Mr. Wong and is located on the corner of Dillon St and Tuscarora Ave in [[Schottler]] neighbourhood of [[Broker]]. The company name appears on [[Pony]] vans and [[Benson]] trucks. His launderette is a front for a money laundering operation headed by Wong.
 
The store is once again owned by Mr. Wong and is located on the corner of Dillon St and Tuscarora Ave in [[Schottler]] neighbourhood of [[Broker]]. The company name appears on [[Pony]] vans and [[Benson]] trucks. His launderette is a front for a money laundering operation headed by Wong.
  
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Revision as of 16:35, 9 August 2012

Mr. Wong's Launderette, also known as Mr. Wong's Laundromat, is a laundromat located in the Chinatown district of Liberty City in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, and the Schottler district of Liberty City in Grand Theft Auto IV. Their slogan is always printed on their vans, which reads "If It Ain't Wong, It Ain't White". The Chinese characters "黃=白" is meant to be interpreted as "Wong = white," but if translated literally it would mean "yellow = white."

GTA III era

Mr. Wong's Launderette in GTA III, with the signage incorrectly spelled as "laundrette"

The store is owned and operated by Mr. Wong and the Triads. Initially, it payed protection to the Leone Family but stopped paying its protection money and began paying to the Triads. After a Triad ambush, Toni Cipriani sends Claude to destroy their laundry vans. This forced them to begin paying the Leones again. Toni, sensing a trap, does not trust the launderette and sends Claude to pick up the money to be cautious. Behind the launderette, Claude picks up the payment, but is ambushed by Triad goons. After killing the Triads and escaping this skirmish, the Leones and the Triads go to war. It is unclear whether or not they began paying the Leones after the Triads lose the war and Salvatore Leone's subsequent death. The launderette had a fleet of laundry vans seen during the mission "Taking Out the Laundry" but other than that the launderette only has one van parked behind their business.

GTA IV era

The store is once again owned by Mr. Wong and is located on the corner of Dillon St and Tuscarora Ave in Schottler neighbourhood of Broker. The company name appears on Pony vans and Benson trucks. His launderette is a front for a money laundering operation headed by Wong.

In the Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars section of the Rockstar Games Social Club, the launderette is the subject of a Flash game, in which the player collects valuables dropped from the washing machines. Playing the game unlocks money and multiplayer clothing for use in Chinatown Wars.