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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Lynnaii is doing 28 things including…

live an extraordinary life

2 cheers

 

Lynnaii has written 1 entry about this goal

I think it's about how I feel

Small things can make a life wonderful. It’s hard to suddenly live an extraordinary LIFE but it can be begun with extraordinary moments. :) Moments both large and small. They still touch the heart in some way.

So that is what I’m going to start looking for – in small steps. I’ve contacted all my friends in the city (or close by) and started planning events that we can look forward to doing. There is a Film Festival going on, a boat parade this weekend, as well as a dance exhibition. I’ve also made plans for dinner with new friends. It’ll be fun for socializing! :)

Maybe within these small, meaningful moments makes the life extraordinary. Who knows?

I sure hope so!



Lynnaii has gotten 2 cheers on this goal.

 

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