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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read and pass on 50 books from bookcrossers in 2007 (read all 3 entries…)
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9) Pastwatch The Redemption of Christopher Columbus by Orson Scott Card (sent by Danesnboxers, mailed to wss4)
10) Anne of Windy Poplars by Lucy Maud Montgomery (given by Deborah909, mailed to wss4)
11) The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood (sent by legbame, given to Ibis3)
12) Weight by Jeanette Winterson (sent by legbame, given to Ibis3)
13) Designer Knockoff: A Crime of Fashion (Crime of Fashion Mysteries) by Ellen Byerrum (sent by Noumena12, mailed to Shauniesay)
14) The Grilling Season by Diane Mott Davidson (sent by Three04, mailed to Suefitz)
15) Angels by Marian Keyes (sent by Spiderchic, mailed to Marlene-TC)
16) A crossword to die for by Nero Blanc (sent by Megi53, mailed to Tribefan)
17) The God of small things by Arhundati Roy (sent by Giz-Angel, mailed to Krin)
18) Life swap by Jane Green (Sent by bargainqueen, mailed to boombda181)
19) The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler (sent by Polliejean, mailed to OnemorePage)
20) Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore (sent by Noumena12, mailed to WestofMars)
21) A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby (sent by cats-eyes, mailed to Sanddanz)
22) Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa (sent by gnissorckoob, mailed to Morsecode)
23) Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro (sent by Katiesmama, mailed to Chronicbooker03)
24 ) 32AA by Michelle Cunnah (sent by Noumena12, mailed to Chronicbooker03)
25) The China Garden by Liz Berry (sent by Boogal, mailed to Morsecode)
26) Dixieland Sushi by Cara Lockwood (sent by SKingList, mailed to Sanddanz)
27) The Last Days of Dogtown by Anita Diamant (sent by Breeze144, mailed to Potok-Fan)
28) Jewel by Brett Lott (sent by Girakittie, mailed to Potok-Fan)
29) Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk (sent by tbeckross, mailed to red-hot brat)


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