VOTE The Best Things From Seattle  

Benjamin Dunn
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List Rules Vote up your favorite people, bands, companies, foods, etc. that got their start in Seattle, Washington.

Seattle, WA, is consistently considered one of the top cities in America, and for good reason. Seattle is known for many different things. Being the home of huge tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, internationally famous coffee shops like Starbucks and Seattle's Best and let's not forget the birthplace of grunge. 

With so many great things coming out of one town, how does one determine which is the best thing to come out of Seattle? Is it Nirvana? Valve Entertainment? Maybe the Fremont Troll? It's up to you to decide. 

Vote up your favorite thing that the people of Seattle are responsible for. If you don't see something, add it to the list. 
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215 54
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

2
202 47
Space Needle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

3
209 77
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

4
167 60
Costco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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203 80
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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207 86
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

7
137 44
REI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

8
177 68
Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

9
157 53
Boeing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

10
148 54
Soundgarden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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136 42
Dick's Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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192 91
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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113 34
Fremont Troll is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Fremont Troll

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129 52
Grunge Music is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

15
134 56
Seattle Mariners is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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126 51
Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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117 52
United Parcel Service is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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28 2
Pike Street Market is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Sean Davis added Pike Street Market

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85 30
Sub Pop is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

20
87 36
Red Mill Burgers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Red Mill Burgers

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155 79
Microsoft Corporation is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

22
97 39
Top Pot Doughnuts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Top Pot Doughnuts

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131 73
Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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56 11
Heart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
egghead added

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87 42
Jones Soda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things From Seattle