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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funchilde is improving. daily.

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really cool thing happened. an old guy was buy breakfast the other day and i paid for his and mine just b/c i was moved in my spirit. turns out he was on his own for the day and it was his 70th birthday! so i got to treat him to breakfast and sing happy birthday to him!



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Zanna Campanula of the revolutionary trousers

That's brilliant

You must have made his day! And mine, I’m inspired!
Am out of cheers right now, but I’ll be back!

funchilde is improving. daily.

Thanks!

It was totally awesome when it happened. So glad others thought it was inspiring.

Fun

funchilde is improving. daily.

thanks

thanks a million for the kind words!

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funchilde is improving. daily.

thanx

thanks a million for the kind words!

I don't have any cheers..

But I wish I did, because that is just wonderful. Great job!

funchilde is improving. daily.

thanks

this might be a dupe, but thanks a million for the kind words!

fun

how wonderful!

that is lovely and very inspiring!

funchilde is improving. daily.

thx

thx chica!


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