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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FAQ
learn 100 asl signs
I like epic fail best

I had a deaf child in swimming lessons and 3 of my friends took sign, so i picked it up. I know the following words

Epic
Fail
dog
face
race
stop
lesbian
awkward
help
go
up
out
around
jump
in
understand
watch
speak
cutie
sex
boy
cookies
sea turtle
very

I know around twenty. not a bad start.



Comments:

lovingeveryminute ...is reclaiming my writing nest!

A list is an excellent idea!

I’ve been a student of ASL for a long time. It’s funny I never thought to just make a list.

Here’s a cute word for you: llama
Index and pinkie stand up and everything else comes to a point. You’ll know you’re doing it right, because the sign looks just like a llama. It may not be the most useful word, but how many Epic sea turtles do you know?! :D


happinessquared has gotten 2 cheers on this entry.

 

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