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*The name ''Prolaps'' is a play on the word "[[wp:Prolapse|prolapse]]", meaning to fall out of place. In this case following [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar's]] long line of sexual jokes, it is referring to the male and female genital region, or the area around the anus, also most likely excluding the heart.
 
*The name ''Prolaps'' is a play on the word "[[wp:Prolapse|prolapse]]", meaning to fall out of place. In this case following [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar's]] long line of sexual jokes, it is referring to the male and female genital region, or the area around the anus, also most likely excluding the heart.
 
*ProLap's shop attendant in GTA San Andreas is implied to be a homosexual. This is apparent based on the comments he gives the player such as, "You're welcome anytime, honey buns" or "We have a wide range of thongs, too".
 
*ProLap's shop attendant in GTA San Andreas is implied to be a homosexual. This is apparent based on the comments he gives the player such as, "You're welcome anytime, honey buns" or "We have a wide range of thongs, too".
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*The fighters in the LC Cage Figting Championship in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] wears gloves which bear the logo of ProLaps.
  
 
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File:PROlaps.png|ProLaps logo in GTA IV.
 
File:PROlaps.png|ProLaps logo in GTA IV.
 
File:Prolaps_IV.png|ProLaps in [[Star Junction]].
 
File:Prolaps_IV.png|ProLaps in [[Star Junction]].
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File:LCCageFightingProlaps TBoGT.JPG|AN LC Cage Fighter. Notice the ProLaps logo on his gloves.
 
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Revision as of 13:07, 10 November 2011

ProLaps logo in GTA San Andreas.

ProLaps, also stylized as Pro-Laps in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, is a sportswear and sport equipment manufacturer which appears in GTA San Andreas, GTA Liberty City Stories and GTA IV.

Description

In GTA San Andreas, ProLaps is available as an accessible clothing store where the player can purchase various sporting outfits and accessories. Based on the real-life clothing brand Reebok, the store's motto is "Train Hard"; on many of ProLaps' "Train Hard" billboards in GTA San Andreas, however, an "S" is spray-painted in front of the "Train", revising the slogan as "Strain Hard".

There are only two ProLaps locations in GTA San Andreas:

In GTA Liberty City Stories, the Biker gang members in a couple of missions are seen wearing t-shirts with the ProLaps logo on them and an advertising billboard for the store is in Chinatown, Portland.

In Grand Theft Auto IV, ProLaps still exists though is not interactive to the player as a store; the game's rendition of ProLaps is depicted during The Ballad of Gay Tony with an expanded product line, including fighting gloves (as seen in "Momma's Boy"), parachutes, and golf carts. Luis's fight club tee is also implied to be produced by ProLaps.

Clothing in GTA San Andreas

Shared interior of all ProLaps clothing shops in GTA San Andreas.

The range of outfits available at ProLaps stores in GTA San Andreas is as expected for a sporting outlet. The vast majority of items on sale are sports-related, including specialized accessories and attires, and uniforms for specific sporting teams based in San Andreas. Most items on offer at ProLaps are priced at a moderate-to-high amount to reflect their high-performance nature; notably, watches from ProLaps are significantly expensive and are the most pricey items in the store.

ProLaps is also the only store that offers motorcycle helmets (three types in total), all of which are listed under the "Hats" section; like other hats, the helmets are designed to be worn at all times but offer no extra protection to the player. The Pickelhaube-like "Helmut" in particular is compatible with the biker outfit set available at Victim.

For a comprehensive list of clothing available from ProLaps in GTA San Andreas, see /Clothing in GTA San Andreas.

Vehicles

Vehicle Style Based on (GTA IV) Notes
Caddy Golf cart Club Car Precedent Features an electric engine.

Trivia

  • The name Prolaps is a play on the word "prolapse", meaning to fall out of place. In this case following Rockstar's long line of sexual jokes, it is referring to the male and female genital region, or the area around the anus, also most likely excluding the heart.
  • ProLap's shop attendant in GTA San Andreas is implied to be a homosexual. This is apparent based on the comments he gives the player such as, "You're welcome anytime, honey buns" or "We have a wide range of thongs, too".
  • The fighters in the LC Cage Figting Championship in The Ballad of Gay Tony wears gloves which bear the logo of ProLaps.

Gallery

See also