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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I've done 14 things
 
  1. 1. finish all outstanding coursework
  2. 2. Make new friends
    Worth it
  3. 3. get my braces off
    5 entries
    Worth it
  4. 4. live in Manhattan
  5. 5. Live in Kenya
    1 entry . 1 cheer
  6. 6. find a nice place to live
    1 cheer
  7. 7. graduate from high school
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  8. 8. leave poems/quotes in public
    1 entry . Willing to help
    Worth it
  9. 9. be student body president
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  10. 10. travel alone
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  11. 11. transfer schools
    Not worth it
  12. 12. get my septum pierced
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  13. 13. visit paris
    Willing to help
    Worth it
  14. 14. live in a foreign country
    Willing to help
    Worth it

 

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