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27th May '18 12:05:47 PM Jubileus57
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27th May '18 12:05:21 PM Jubileus57
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24th May '18 2:35:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarves'', Snow White wishes for a prince at one of these.

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* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevi_Fountain Trevi Fountain]] in Rome is possibly the world's most famous wishing well where coins are thrown in, in return for wishes possibly granted.
* Wishing wells can be found ''everywhere'' in Great Britain and Ireland; Cornwall is the district most closely associated with the tradition. It is believed to go back to the millennia-old Celtic sacrificial tradition, where things of value were thrown into sacred rivers to propitiate the Gods. Refer to '''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wishing_well The other Wiki]]''':
* Great Britain also has a tradition of [[http://all-that-is-interesting.com/great-britain-wishing-trees wishing ''trees'']] going back for millennia. Old trees are literally studded with coins embedded in the wood.

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* The [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevi_Fountain Trevi Fountain]] in Rome is possibly the world's most famous wishing well where coins are thrown in, in return for wishes possibly granted.
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* Wishing wells can be found ''everywhere'' in Great Britain and Ireland; Cornwall is the district most closely associated with the tradition. It is believed to go back to the millennia-old Celtic sacrificial tradition, where things of value were thrown into sacred rivers to propitiate the Gods. Refer to '''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wishing_well The other Wiki]]''':
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* Great Britain also has a tradition of [[http://all-that-is-interesting.com/great-britain-wishing-trees wishing ''trees'']] going back for millennia. Old trees are literally studded with coins embedded in the wood.wood.

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24th May '18 1:17:05 AM Medinoc
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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'', there is a fountain at the center of Lake Hylia where Link can throw in rupees. If he throws in a certain amount, a Great Fairy will appear and grant his wish, which is limited to either the ability to carry more bombs, or more arrows.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'', there is a fountain at the center of Lake Hylia where Link can throw in rupees. If he throws in a certain amount, Every hundred rupees thrown, a Great Fairy will appear and grant his wish, which is limited to either the ability to carry more bombs, or more arrows.
23rd May '18 4:26:27 PM KD
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** In one strip, Grimmy wishes he could fly while throwing a coin down a wishing well. Turns out the well was some kind of "Literal Wishing Well" since instead of ganing the power of flight, Grimmy finds himself with one giant fly (as in, the insect) in the paws.

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** In one strip, Grimmy wishes he could fly while throwing a coin down a wishing well. Turns out the well was some kind of "Literal Wishing Well" since instead of ganing gaining the power of flight, Grimmy finds himself with one giant fly (as in, the insect) in the paws.




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* In ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxHitTheRoad'', there's a well outside of Conroy's mansion. Tossing in some money has Sam wish to know what Max is thinking (not much, it turns out), or for the game to be over (when it works, he takes his wish back).



* Wishing wells can be found ''everywhere'' in Great Britain and Ireland; Cornwall is the district most closely associated with the tradition. It is believed to go back to the millenia-old Celtic sacrificial tradition, where things of value were thrown into sacred rivers to propriate the Gods. Refer to '''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wishing_well The other Wiki]]''':
* Great Britain also has a tradition of [[http://all-that-is-interesting.com/great-britain-wishing-trees wishing ''trees'']] going back for millenia. Old trees are literally studded with coins embedded in the wood.

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* Wishing wells can be found ''everywhere'' in Great Britain and Ireland; Cornwall is the district most closely associated with the tradition. It is believed to go back to the millenia-old millennia-old Celtic sacrificial tradition, where things of value were thrown into sacred rivers to propriate propitiate the Gods. Refer to '''[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wishing_well The other Wiki]]''':
* Great Britain also has a tradition of [[http://all-that-is-interesting.com/great-britain-wishing-trees wishing ''trees'']] going back for millenia.millennia. Old trees are literally studded with coins embedded in the wood.
23rd May '18 4:19:29 PM Someoneman
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Elona}}'', drinking from a well or fountain has a small chance of granting you one wish.
23rd May '18 1:11:10 PM CorahsUncle
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\n* In the ''WesternAnimation/YogiBear'' short "A Bear Living", Yogi builds a wishing well without Ranger Smith's knowledge and collects the coins that the tourists drop into it. Yogi uses the coins from the well to pay for his meal at the park cafeteria.
23rd May '18 1:03:46 PM Jubileus57
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* In ''VideoGame/PajamaSam in: No Need to Hide When it's Dark Outside'', Sam meets an anthropomorphic wishing well in Darkness' garden. When Sam tosses in a penny and tries to make a wish, the Wishing Well wishes for him. When Sam asks why he did that, the Wishing Well says, "Who's the [[ExactWords Wishing Well]] here, you or me?".

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* In ''VideoGame/PajamaSam in: ''[[VideoGame/PajamaSam Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When it's Dark Outside'', Outside]]'', Sam meets an anthropomorphic wishing well in Darkness' garden. When Sam tosses in a penny and tries to make a wish, the Wishing Well wishes for him. When Sam asks why he did that, the Wishing Well says, "Who's the [[ExactWords Wishing Well]] here, you or me?".
23rd May '18 12:36:54 PM Jubileus57
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** In one strip, Grimmy wishes he could fly while throwing a coin down a wishing well. Turns out the well was some kind of "Litteral Wishing Well" since instead of ganing the power of flight, Grimmy finds himself with one giant fly (as in, the insect) in the paws.

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** In one strip, Grimmy wishes he could fly while throwing a coin down a wishing well. Turns out the well was some kind of "Litteral "Literal Wishing Well" since instead of ganing the power of flight, Grimmy finds himself with one giant fly (as in, the insect) in the paws.
23rd May '18 11:43:35 AM Jubileus57
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* A short silent sketch on ''Series/TheBennyHillShow'' has Benny as an old man with his old wife comes across a wishing well. He throws a coin in, his wife disappears, replaced by a young bikini-clad bird. She then throws in a coin, and a muscular stud appears. He throws a coin in, and the bikini-clad girl disappears. Benny throws one last coin, and the muscle man disappears & his wife reappears

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* A short silent sketch on ''Series/TheBennyHillShow'' has Benny as an old man with his old wife comes across a wishing well. He throws a coin in, his wife disappears, replaced by a young bikini-clad bird. She then throws in a coin, and a muscular stud appears. He throws a coin in, and the bikini-clad girl disappears. Benny throws one last coin, and the muscle man disappears & and his wife reappears
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