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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Nox in Seattle is doing 24 things including…

throw an iron chef party

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Nox has written 1 entry about this goal

the sea bass battle

i was watching iron chef the other day, and i thought: i would sell a kidney to do my grocery shopping in kitchen stadium. but then i decided that i wanted both of my kidneys just in case, but that i could still have my very own private version of the ultimate cooking showdown that is iron chef. assemble a panel of foodie judges, find a suitable rival, put a drop cloth over absolutely everything in my house, and then commence the cooking. still deciding on my specialty. there are still quite a few iron chef titles left after all. iron chef…mexican? indian? vegetarian?

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