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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virtualbean has been getting back to routine!

be nicer (read all 2 entries…)

I probably should have had more patience… I probably should of tried to see if from the other point of view… but I just couldn’t. I couldn’t follow the logic of the stewpid person… and I couldn’t condone the actions… I lost it, I said foul words that would make sailors blush… I called some people some bad names (ouch to their face ouch ouch), and I really didn’t feel very sorry about it. What’s wrong with people? Do they REALLY feel it’s acceptable to behave in a completely irresponsible manner, and not have any sense of personal responsibility for it? I guess they do because they wouldn’t of done it otherwise. It’s sad. Can we move all the stewpid people to an island somewhere?



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