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

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191 46
Space Needle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

3
199 77
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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170 62
Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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199 80
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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131 41
REI is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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158 58
Costco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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191 76
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

9
139 51
Soundgarden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

10
148 52
Boeing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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127 41
Dick's Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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107 32
Fremont Troll is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Fremont Troll

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181 89
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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128 51
Seattle Mariners is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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122 48
Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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125 50
Grunge Music is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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111 51
United Parcel Service is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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94 37
Top Pot Doughnuts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Top Pot Doughnuts

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84 35
Red Mill Burgers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Red Mill Burgers

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148 77
Microsoft Corporation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

21
79 30
Sub Pop is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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85 42
Jones Soda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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112 61
Foo Fighters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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80 37
Pyramid Breweries is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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124 73
Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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51 11
Heart is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
egghead added

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81 35
Chris Cornell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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70 31
Getty Images is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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106 59
Macklemore is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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87 40
Sir Mix-a-Lot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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80 41
Redhook Ale Brewery is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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83 39
Paul Allen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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73 32
The 5-Point Cafe is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
The 5-Point Cafe

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78 41
Seattle's Best Coffee is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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22 2
Pike Street Market is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Sean Davis added Pike Street Market

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63 29
The Showbox is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
The Showbox

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65 31
The Crocodile is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
The Crocodile

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78 47
Death Cab for Cutie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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64 36
Modest Mouse is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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60 33
The Postal Service is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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61 38
Espresso Vivace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Espresso Vivace

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57 35
I Can Has Cheezburger? is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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56 33
iCarly is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
datrlykewlfreekinguymandood added iCarly

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59 37
Portage Bay Cafe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Portage Bay Cafe

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50 30
Fleet Foxes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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44 28
Grist Magazine is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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42 28
Barsuk Records is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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9 4
Beths Cafe 12Egg Southwestern ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Things From Seattle

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7 6
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Ian Sacci added