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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JMoMimzey is doing 39 things including…

move out of my apartment

18 cheers

 

JMoMimzey has written 5 entries about this goal

Last week

Have to be out by friday…and clean the place too. No idea how this is going to happen. Me, by myself. I was there tonight. Up and down the steps at least 20 times. My legs were about to give out. I still have alot to do over there.



Last weekend

I moved all of my furniture into storage! Moving in the right direction on this goal!!! Finally!



Making some plans on this today!

Getting rid of some furniture to a friend’s ex husband and talked to my daughter since she is home this week about what to do with the stuff in her room. She says she’s going to work on it tomorrow.



cancelled my cable

and returned the equipment



Making a list

Movers – contacted, just need to set a date
Storage unit – need to start calling around
Utilities – can shut off the cable now, the rest will have to be called later.
Mail – need to put forwarding order in
Landlord – need to find the lease to figure out how much notice I am supposed to give



JMoMimzey has gotten 18 cheers on this goal.

 

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