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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start doing capoeira again (read all 5 entries…)
Commited this time

I’ve started Capoeira three times since 2000. Not a one of those times have I stuck with it until my batizado. All for different reasons. My wife quit and I lost the motivation. I got to busy at work, I couldn’t afford it.
Now I’m really going to do it. I can’t afford it right now (two kids in daycare and a mortage, we don’t do anything fun.) But I’m damned well making it to the next batizado at the closest school.
I’ve even started practicing what I know at home about twice a week so I’m not completely useless once I start class. Ties in well with my “get in shape” goal.
I’m expecting to be able to get into class in the next two months. To bad there isn’t anything near by. The closest one is about 45 mins away (that’s 25 miles and a lot of traffic.) But I’m going to do it.
That’s Mestre Amen’s school in the valley taught by Proffesore Xingu.



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