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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Dreamer~ Forward, onward, and upward

Daily: Reflect on 5 things for which I'm grateful. (read all 1817 entries…)
August 14, 2014
  • Experiencing the beauty of downtown Detroit this evening
  • Completing a 2 mile run
  • Lunch with my daughter
  • Options and choice
  • Sunshine all day
  • Attending a rally about social injustice with hundreds of others
  • Change
  • My last post here on 43things… Bless you all!☆


Comments:

nicolasc has left the building. 43T and the friends I made will always be special to me.

So funny

to see all of these last posts and farewells…very bittersweet.

Todd Schoonover will miss all his 43T friends

Cheers

Thank you for all you have shared over the years. My mother still brings up your book now and then in conversation.

Dreamer~ Forward, onward, and upward

That's awesome to hear, Todd~

Thank you for your support and contributions to our community. I have a post card or two around here, that you signed. :-)I really appreciate it!


Dreamer~ has gotten 10 cheers on this entry.

 

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