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The idea for the Pet Rock came about in a bar — imagine that. Gary Dahl was tired of hearing his friends complain about walking, feeding and caring for actual pets. So he drafted a tongue-and-cheek manual, bought some cheap rocks and a '70s fad was born. Its popularity didn't last long, but the low-cost toy made Dahl a millionaire. — Photo by James Worrell

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