VOTE The Best Things From Seattle  

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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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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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

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

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Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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REI is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
REI

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Soundgarden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Costco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Boeing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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

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Fremont Troll is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Fremont Troll

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United Parcel Service is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

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Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Red Mill Burgers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Red Mill Burgers

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Top Pot Doughnuts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Top Pot Doughnuts

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Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Seattle Mariners is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Sub Pop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Getty Images is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

The Best Science-Fiction Authors

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Pyramid Breweries is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Heart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
egghead added Heart

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Jones Soda is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Microsoft Corporation is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Foo Fighters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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The 5-Point Cafe is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
The 5-Point Cafe

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Macklemore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

The Most Historically Important Perverts Of All Time

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Sir Mix-a-Lot is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Chris Cornell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Paul Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Redhook Ale Brewery is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Seattle's Best Coffee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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The Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
The Crocodile

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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The Showbox is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
The Showbox

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Portage Bay Cafe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Portage Bay Cafe

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I Can Has Cheezburger? is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Death Cab for Cutie is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Modest Mouse is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Espresso Vivace is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Espresso Vivace

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Grist Magazine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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iCarly is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added iCarly

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Barsuk Records is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Pike Street Market is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Sean Davis added Pike Street Market

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Beths Cafe 12Egg Southwestern ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Ian Sacci added Macklemore & Ryan Lewis