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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Sherlock is at PopClogs now.

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I LOVE being in San Francisco again!

It’s time for me to meet with the scientist-friends. It’s been 12 years that I’ve been doing it, but this is a red-letter year. They’ve decided to put us up in the city again, instead of sticking us out by the airport. So I am happily ensconsed in the Drake, with a lovely room, my clothes already put away carefully, and ready to start work at 7:00 tomorrow morning.

I LOVE doing this!

I had dinner with my man-friend, and it was really, really nice to seee him again. I feel so welcome here. And I get to stay over on Sunday night, so I can shop on Sunday afternoon. The tough part is figuring out where to go, because there are so many options here!



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