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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Plateau in Malmo is doing 30 things including…

sell my unwanted stuff on ebay

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Plateau has written 3 entries about this goal

Round two!

Okay, now there’s some clothes and computer stuff for sale. Sort of liberating but not as much as I’d hoped. Maybe it’ll feel better once it’s out of the appartment.

It’s going out one way or another, that’s for sure.

First 20 gone!

I went to a local shop and sold 20 records straight away. Doing well! Time to take it up a notch, everything else is going online this weekend.

15 records out there

Okay, 15 records from the collection are now for sale. Another 40 or something to go. And if this doesn’t work I’m going to sell them to a shop or give them away. They are not staying, that’s for sure.

Plateau has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.


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