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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Developing_Intellect in Houston is doing 42 things including…

brew my own beer

4 cheers

 

Developing_Intellect has written 1 entry about this goal

Procrastinating

So I have the kit. The cans of stuff, the yeast packet, some tubes and the big plastic barrel that you ferment the stuff in… Actually I have two kits, partially complete each but mostly complete between them. I think I could start, if I would just get around to doing it. Though after it was started I’d have to find some bottles before they were needed. The other thing that worries me is, how am I going to keep it cool enough? We usually want the house warmer than the recommended temperature. And it isn’t easy to keep it below that in Houston, in the summer.



Developing_Intellect has gotten 4 cheers on this goal.

  • Flangerella-roo cheered this 9 years ago
  • Dave cheered this 9 years ago
  • David cheered this 9 years ago

 

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