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  • Mary Jones

    Pet Rocks were a 1970s collectible conceived in Los Gatos, California by advertising executive Gary Dahl. In April 1975, Dahl was in a bar listening to his friends complain about their pets. This gave him the idea for the perfect "pet": a rock.[1] A rock would not need to be fed, walked, bathed, groomed and would not die, become sick, or be disobedient. The fad lasted about six months and made him a millionaire,

  • Michele Seat

    I HAD to pin this! Flashbacks of my youth, remembering the excitement of receiving a "Pet Rock"! The guy that came up with this idea made MILLIONS!!!! Crazy! But, it's a fond memory of being young in the 70's :)

  • Heather Jones

    Product Fails: The Weirdest Stuff Ever Designed. Excuse me but that was the big thing all the kids wanted in the 70s the pet rock made a lot of money don't say it's a fail

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