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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GAinCA in Oxnard is doing 21 things including…

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GAinCA has written 4 entries about this goal

No longer in the forefront

Goals I have removed from this list, yet are still in the back of my mind:

- ride in a helicopter
- play in a mariachi band
- salsa dance
- kickbox
- have a library
- watch a space shuttle launch
- go to a jazz club
- go on a cruise

More Goals, II

51. Go to a movie by myself
52. Go to a nice restaurant for dinner by myself
53. Eat more fruits and vegetables
54. Join Toastmasters

More Goals

48. Buy myself a laptop
49. Make a book of lists about myself (e.g., Foods I Don’t Like, Favorite Books, Favorite Songs, this goals list, etc.)
50. Use all my cheers each time I visit 43things

I have more than 43 things.

44. Never stop learning
45. Fly first class
46. Use my passport
47. Buy my parents a house, or at least pay their rent so they don’t have to

GAinCA has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.


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