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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pioneerspirit is re-discovering 43

Wish LOB a very happy birthday on Feb. 16th
Happy belated Birthday lob!!!

And I’m so sorry it’s late, you’re one of the first people I subscribe to here…but my little girl has the same birthday as you! And we’ve been busy with festivities, and ensuing colds and flus…

I hope you do have the best year so far, and we here on 43things are lucky to be witnesses to it.

I send you many blessings for the year, may it be full of growth, health, light and joy, peace and celebration!


lob is excited about grad school...

how sweet!

I appreciate the thoughts and birthday wishes! And what a lovely coincidence that I have the same birthday as your daughter! Thanks!


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