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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Forester321 “Generosity overpowers greed.” ― Bryce Courtenay

To record 5 things in which I find joy every day (read all 772 entries…)
280. Satisfaction guaranteed

1. The transition back to work was not as traumatic as it could have been
2. Spatz got my post card!
3. SDL’s funny jogging graphic, that cracked me up for a good half hour
4. The boss wanted a revised budget; I was thankful I set the spreadsheet up with formulas so that a day’s work only took an hour. Sadly, I was not able to leave early for my ingenuity
5. Making plans with my brother for Seattle

This garbage truck was in front of me at a light this morning. It’s always worth paying attention to what is in front of you.



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