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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Frannie Girl is officially back on 43T!

find at least one thing each day that makes me happy and record it everyday for a year (read all 5 entries…)
Days 3-9

Day 3:
Had the day off
Hosted a friend’s party
Other people cooked and cleaned up afterwards

Day 4:
Had a really good hair day
found a gas station that gives big cash discounts
New puppy earned overnight house priviledges and didn’t have to be crated

Day 5:
new puppy made it through the night without any accidents or mishaps
Spent the afternoon with friends
went to a favorite historic landmark
took lots of photos

Day 6:
Spent the whole day outside with my hubby, brother-in-law and the pup
found a new online radio station for my hubby
got two leather jackets for my brother

Day 7:
edited some photos
got our Federal income tax refunds back
got a phone call at work from hubby telling me how much he loves me
made myself a glass of Southern sweet tea

Day 8:
The new puppy fell asleep in my lap while I worked on computer
caught up on some of my Flickr and Facebook posts
got some extra cuddle time in with hubby

Day 9:
slept in a little late to snuggle with hubby longer
Got to visit with a friend one more time before she moves to Israel
It’s a beautiful sunny day
Bought a year’s worth of massages with leftover medical shares from work



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