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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roslyn43 is saying farewell. http://www.43things.com/entries/view/6558592

learn to SCUBA dive (read all 8 entries…)
Will happen before this summer!

When I was younger, I was amazed by the idea of scuba diving. My dad and I spent two spring holidays at the Great Barrier Reef, where he went diving and I snorkeled. The idea of swimming below the water like a fish, almost like flying, exploring a completely new part of the earth – continues to fascinate me.

Depending on timing, I’m going to try and take a course through my university this semester. Luckily I live near the beach and a few good diving spots!



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scuba!

Hey i registered on this today…when i was in AUstralia in 1997 I learnt to scuba dive…u have made me think how much i want to start it again!

good luck with all your goals

Danny x

roslyn43 is saying farewell. http://www.43things.com/entries/view/6558592

Thanks for the comment! I am definitely looking forward to fulfilling this goal. :)

Good luck with your goals too!


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