Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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HippieChick2 ♥ Part Deux ♥ Will never forget her time on 43 ♥♥♥

Get rid of 43 household belongings (read all 19 entries…)
Big Purge this morning . . .

21. (4) Table Runners for the table and buffet I no longer have
22. (1) Pasta Machine thingy that I bought on ebay way back in 1999 and never used. I have toted it along with me through two moves since then
23. (1) Mini Juicer thing that I have never used to the best of my knowlege
24. (2) Farberware Percolators that I bought at yard sales on separate occasions (like one unsed percolator wasn’t enough so I bought a second one)
25. (1) Hand mixer. I haven’t used it since I bought my Kitchen Aid Mixer in 1999
26. (1) Box of unused table weights . . . cute, but never used them
27. (2) Lace Table Cloths for a table I no longer have
28. (1) Christmas table cloth for a table that I no longer have
29. (1) White linen table cloth for a table I no longer have
30. (2) Black table clothes for an oval table ( I haven’t had an oval table in about 20 years!!!
31. (1) set (metal) of which I think they are jello molds
32. (2) sets of spreaders (cheese I guess – obviously never used)
33. (1) Milk glass dish
34. (1) Milk glass vase
35. (1) really lame wall vase thingy that I got free with purchase from some mail ordert place that I have never used . . . because it is lame!
36. (1) Lame vase thingy that I saw at Michael’s and (WTF) thought it was “cute”
37. (7) Lace doilies (a phase I went through)
38. (1) Top Chef video game (super stupid game)
39. (1) Tupperware pastry rolling sheet thingy that is so annoying
40. (1) Partial used box of partylite candles that I will never use (do they still have partylite parties?)

I am SO close to finishing this goal!!!


That would be a great question to pose here

Does anyone here know where they put their H.S. diploma? I don’t. I know I’ve come across it a time or two over the years while looking for something else but if I had to put my hands on it tonight I’d be at a loss.

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Adar What?

No idea where mine is.

I had to phone the high school to get a transcript when I applied to rabbinical school. Since it was a Catholic high school, and last they heard, I was Catholic, that was an interesting conversation.


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