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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Beth fixing things that are broken

list 43 of my favorite song lyrics (read all 54 entries…)
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“We might make out when nobody’s there
It’s not that we’re scared
It’s just that it’s delicate”
-Damien Rice – Delicate

This was my status when I was sudo cheating on my boyfriend back in the day. It wasn’t that we were scared, it was just delicate. We weren’t making out, but he kissed me once on the 3rd of july at a party, and I kind of melted, although I’d never tell him so except in the form of this status on my aim and facebook. :). And I never kissed him back because I was in a relationship, all-be-it a not working one. And it was more romantic for me this way. lol. it didn’t work out, but i still love this song for providing me the perfect words.



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