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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walk across Europe

This has ever been my dream, and I was just wondering if anyone would be interested in planning such a long trip or something a little shorter, to know the country, to meet people and live places. I’m Italian, 23. I lived my childhood in Sicily, 5 years in Rome, 1 in Lyon, and now I’m in San Diego for my Masters thesis. I don’t know what I’m gonna do with my life. I accepted a proposal of PhD in Bristol since the next January, but I feel the time has come to start a big adventure and still feel alive.

So, if you have one yet, I just wonder about your plan, your idea, if you found someone and if you have precise ideas of what/when/where do it.

If not, it would be gorgeous to plan and build all this together!



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