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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Annette Nagle in Pennsylvania is doing 27 things including…

Scrapbook old photos with my Grandma


Annette Nagle has written 2 entries about this goal

So far, so good!

I’ve scrapbooked about five or six pages with my Grandma and mom so far. The pictures are looking great! We got through most of the photos from the 1940s, now we’ll move into the more ‘recent’ photos of the 1950s-70s after my grandma labels the photos we’ve already scrapbooked. :)

(Yes, that IS my grandfather in the captioned picture. :) )

Really want to do this

I really want to do this with my grandma Peggy. She isn’t well, and I want to scrapbook with her and learn about old photos she has while I can…


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