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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Daniel Spils




I've done 296 things
 
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  1. 201. Build out my entire neighborhood on 43 Places
    3 entries . 4 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  2. 202. stop drinking diet Coke
    3 entries . 3 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  3. 203. have lunch with greg
    2 entries . 1 cheer . Willing to help
    Worth it
  4. 204. Decrease my monthly expenses
    4 entries . 2 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  5. 205. go to a Metallica concert
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  6. 206. organize a weekly morning club
    4 entries . Willing to help
    Worth it
  7. 207. Fly fish in Alaska or Montana
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  8. 208. Work for the Robot Co-op
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  9. 209. stop the PSE law in japan
    3 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  10. 210. drive from seattle to san diego
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  11. 211. Thank Bill Turner for creating Lists of Bests
    1 entry . 1 cheer . Willing to help
    Worth it
  12. 212. wake up when my alarm clock goes off
    Willing to help
    Not worth it
  13. 213. Learn to surf
    2 entries . 2 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  14. 214. run up the "rocky steps" in philly
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  15. 215. erg
    7 entries . 1 cheer . Willing to help
    Worth it
  16. 216. start a band
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  17. 217. ride The Duck in Seattle
    6 team members . 1 entry . 2 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  18. 218. develop a sensible disaster plan and survival kit
    4 team members . 8 entries . 2 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  19. 219. get a beer with Spils to discuss sarony
    4 entries . Willing to help
    Worth it
  20. 220. Help victims of Hurricane Katrina
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    Worth it
  21. 221. Help Lee & Sachi Meet 43T Users on Their Trip Around the World in 2006
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  22. 222. find a great designer to collaborate with
    4 team members . 1 entry
    Not worth it
  23. 223. be interviewed for a newspaper article on 43Things
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  24. 224. Go to a Radiohead concert
    Worth it
  25. 225. encourage everyone to post the least appealing & funniest picture of themselves they have, as a cathartic exercise
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  26. 226. spend at least 10 minutes every day cleaning, organizing or decluttering
    1 entry
    Worth it
  27. 227. eat an apple
    5 team members . 1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  28. 228. get a flu shot
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  29. 229. convince the robots to add servers!
    1 entry
    Not worth it
  30. 230. ride a motorcycle
    Worth it
  31. 231. Find the hidden 43 Things store
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  32. 232. refurnish my house with modern furniture
    6 entries . 4 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  33. 233. Get my prostate checked
    3 entries . 4 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  34. 234. Buy original art
    Worth it
  35. 235. Add all the bloggers I read to 43 People
    3 team members
    Worth it
  36. 236. Actually meet face-to-face with someone from 43 Things
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  37. 237. get a fake ID
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  38. 238. win a webby
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  39. 239. Learn to play a musical instrument
    Worth it
  40. 240. edit my 43Things so that they are what I really want to do and not just things that seemed cool when I first signed up
    1 entry
    Worth it
  41. 241. visit Matt and Rachael in Scotland
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    Not worth it
  42. 242. attend the 43T/Carrick party today 10/5/2005 at 4pm @ The Elysian
    9 team members . 2 entries . Willing to help
    Worth it
  43. 243. cheer byzantium in fighting thyroid cancer
    Worth it
  44. 244. begin planning the first 43Things users convention!
    2 entries . 1 cheer
  45. 245. Go fishing in Homer, Alaska
    2 entries . 2 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  46. 246. Build a blog for Big Daddy Kane
    2 entries
    Worth it
  47. 247. go to absinthe in hayes valley
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  48. 248. see the ghost of you video by my chemical romance
    1 entry
    Worth it
  49. 249. get five people to watch The Five Obstructions
    2 entries . 1 cheer
    Not worth it
  50. 250. Get a gmail account
    1 entry . 2 cheers
    Not worth it
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