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* 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.

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* 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.cafeteria and later a new sports car.
* WesternAnimation/DangerMouse and Penfold go on a trek to find the mystic inkwell of Merlin the Magician (episode "Where There's a Well, There's a Way"). Dropping a coin in the inkwell will make that person's wish come true. A hooded figure, Copper-Conk Cassidy, trails the heroes in hopes of finding the inkwell first so he can envelope the world in darkness and rule.

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* In ''VideoGame/PaperMarioColorSplash'', one of the Plum Park fountains is a wishing well. Since people throw coins in it for a wish, Mario will gain several coins by walking into it.


* In ''VideoGame/BoxxyQuestTheGatheringStorm'', there’s a wishing fountain inside the eBuy department store. The game’s narrator gets increasingly sardonic the more coins you throw into it.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Elona}}'', drinking from a well or fountain has a small chance of granting you one wish.



* In ''VideoGame/{{Elona}}'', drinking from a well or fountain has a small chance of granting you one wish.

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* ''Series/ElChavoDelOcho'': {{Invoked}} by La Chilindrina in the episode "La Fuente de los Deseos", claiming that the vecindad's fountain grants wishes so Quico and El Chavo throw their coins in there to steal them later. Funnily enough, Doña Florinda and Don Ramón end up falling for it too and throw a few coins themselves too. However, Chilindrina's plan hits a snag because Chavo tries to steal some coins for himself too.


->''"Make a wish into the well,''
->''That's all you have to do,''
->''And if you hear it echoing,''
->''Your wish will soon come true..."''
-->-- '''''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'''''



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* ''VideoGame/ATaleOfTwoKingdoms'' has a wishing well that can only grant you one wish. You can skip certain puzzles, or wish for good health for Branwyn (which has no effect, but is necessary to maximize your Honor score). Or [[INeedAFreakingDrink you can wish for a freaking drink]], which gives you an amusing cutscene referencing ''VideoGame/{{META}}'', another game by the same creators.


* ''VideoGame/SunlessSkies'' has an extraordinarily unusual example in the form of Old Tom's Well. Found near the Leadbeater and Stainrod Nature Reserve in the Reach, it is said that a prospector had made a wish into it and soon after discovered countless veins of hours on the Mother of Mountains and became excessively wealthy. Since then, people from all over the Reach come to the well in order to have a wish granted. How is that unusual? Old Tom's Well is a ''black hole'', and the small settlements built above it are cold as ice and ravaged by strong winds. Some deluded wishers still swear they saw gold at the bottom of it, though.

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* ''VideoGame/SunlessSkies'' has an extraordinarily unusual example in the form of Old Tom's Well. Found near the Leadbeater and Stainrod Nature Reserve in the Reach, it is said that a prospector had made a wish into it and soon after discovered countless veins of hours on the Mother of Mountains and became excessively wealthy. Since then, people from all over the Reach come to the well in order to have a wish granted. How is that unusual? Old Tom's Well is a ''black hole'', and the small settlements built above it are cold as ice and ravaged by strong winds. Some deluded wishers still swear they saw gold at the bottom of it, though. [[spoiler:And there ''is'' something golden down there, the corpse of a murdered star, but it's [[BrownNote the opposite of valuable]]]].


* ''Franchise/TheSims'' series is rather fond of these:

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* ''Fanfic/DungeonKeeperAmi'': From ''[[https://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/dungeon-keeper-ami-sailor-moon-dungeon-keeper-story-only-thread.30066/page-2#post-6355696 Corruption?]]'': When Ami muses on sacrificing gold in her temple, her Reaper says: "The temple is no wishing well, you dolt!"
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* ''Film/ThreeCoinsInTheFountain'' (1954) has American secretaries visiting the Trevi Fountain and tossing in coins. Here there's only one wish being granted: if you throw a coin in the fountain and wish to return to Rome, you will.


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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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* 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.


** 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.

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