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The Best Gold Things  

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Selling your gold? GET CASH NOW. Just kidding, nobody wants to buy your ugly old jewelry. What they do want to buy is other gold things, like Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Snack Crackers and the Blu-ray box set of all seven seasons of The Golden Girls. What are the best gold things ever in history? Ever since James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848, America has had veritable gold fever. In the decades since, gold has made its way into everything from dogs (Golden Retriever) to gymnasiums (Gold's Gym) to 1980s TV dance programs (Solid Gold). Why, the fictional town of Hill Valley, California, even elected a man named Goldie Wilson to serve as its Mayor for at least 8 years!

Gold popularity is not restricted to this side of the pond (Atlantic Ocean), either. Gold is popular in such things as The Golden Snitch at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and the James Bond film Goldeneye, and also the video game Goldeneye 007. Do non-Americans enjoy the comedic stylings of Bobcat Goldthwait and/or Nancy Gold? You bet they might. Foreign teens might even try to choke down some Goldschläger Schnapps or even try some Golden Grahams cereal. Un-pre-dictable!

What are your favorite gold, golden, goldie, or goldish people, foods, films, or whatever? Vote them up, or make sure to add them to the list.
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Golden Retriever is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties, and were named 'retriever' ...more
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Gold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Gold Things
Gold, also called golden, is one of a variety of yellow-orange color blends used to give the impression of the color of the element gold. The web color gold is sometimes referred to as golden to ...more
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Goldfish is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Gold Things
Goldfish
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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and ...more
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The Golden Snitch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Golden Snitch
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The Goose That Laid the Golden... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Gold Things
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Goldfish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Gold Things
The goldfish is a freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae of order Cypriniformes. It was one of the earliest fish to be domesticated, and is one of the most commonly kept aquarium fish. A ...more
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Fool's Gold is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Gold Things
Fool's Gold
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Golden Oreos is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Gold Things
Golden Oreos
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Golden Grahams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Gold Things
Golden Grahams is a brand of breakfast cereal owned by Cereal Partners. It is produced under the Nestlé brand worldwide, except in the US and Canada, where it is sold under the General
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Goldilocks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Gold Things
Goldilocks
Goldilocks is a fictional character from the TV series Faerie Tale Theatre, The Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Show, the 2004 television film A Bear's Christmas Tail, the 2004 short film ...more
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California Gold Rush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Gold Things
California Gold Rush
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Golden State Warriors is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. They are a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National ...more
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Golden Tate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Gold Things
Golden Herman Tate III (born August 2, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame, where ...more
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The Gold Rush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Gold Rush is a 1925 American silent comedy film written, produced, and directed by Charlie Chaplin. The film also stars Chaplin in his Little Tramp persona, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom ...more
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Goldschläger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Gold Things
Goldschläger is a Swiss cinnamon schnapps, a liqueur with very thin, yet visible flakes of gold floating in it. The actual amount of gold has been measured at approximately 13 mg in a ...more
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Goldfinger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Gold Things
Goldfinger is the third film in the James Bond series and the third to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is based on the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. The film ...more
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GoldenEye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Gold Things
GoldenEye is the seventeenth spy film in the James Bond series, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond. The film was directed by Martin Campbell and is the ...more
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The Golden Compass is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Golden Compass is a 2007 American fantasy-adventure film directed by Chris Weitz. A young girl, Lyra Belacqua (Dakota Blue Richards), travels to the far North to save her friend and other ...more
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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Gold Things
Whoopi Goldberg is an American actress, comedienne, political activist, writer, producer, and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I'm ...more
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Solid Gold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Gold Things
Solid Gold is an American syndicated music television series which debuted on September 13, 1980. Like many other shows of its genre, such as American Bandstand, Solid Gold featured musical ...more
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Gold's Gym is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Gold Things
Gold's Gym International, Inc. is an American chain of international co-ed fitness centers originally started in California by Joe Gold. Each gym features a wide array of exercise equipment, ...more
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Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Gold Things
Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer. Hawn is known for her roles in television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and films such as The ...more
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Golden Nugget Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Gold Things
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is a luxury hotel and casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada on the Fremont Street Experience. The property is owned and operated by Landry's, Inc. It is the largest ...more
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City Slickers II: The Legend o... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Gold Things
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold is a 1994 comedy film directed by Paul Weiland. It is the sequel to City Slickers and stars Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Jon Lovitz and Daniel Stern. ...more