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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wren You'll not see nothing like the mighty wren!

Wish New Isabella a wonderful birthday, filled with cool breezes, warm kitties, and happy thoughts, on August 24!!! (read all 2 entries…)
Happy Birthday, New Isabella!

I hope you are enjoying your trip! I am so glad to know you through the miracle of the internet and am so glad that we share this birthday!


New Isabella is taking a break from 43T due to technical difficulties...

Thanks, dear wren!

I did enjoy my trip, and it seems like it was so very long ago! (Because it was! How time flies – I must be having fun! lol.)

It was not quite as exciting as going to Montana and Wyoming the year before, though. I found out that my niece is moving from LIvingston to Texas! Maybe I have some more travel adventures in my future. :)

I agree that the internet is a miracle to enable us to meet and get to know one another. Thanks so much for your friendship, wren, and thanks again for the birthday goal and wishes.

wren has gotten 9 cheers on this entry.


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