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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aliaaaaa is doing 25 things including…

live in japan

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aliaaaaa has written 3 entries about this goal

Well, I'm here

I am currently living in Japan. I wasn’t sure I’d make it with health issues, but I guess I have. I don’t know what technically means you are living in a place. I have signed a lease agreement, unpacked my bags, registered as an alien, obtained the national health insurance and gotten a mobile phone. I think that probably qualifies me as living in Japan. So, yay! :)



Ready... Set...

And soon to go! Everything is prepped and ready. The only thing left is to pack and get on a plane. Oh, and to make sure my kidneys are cooperating. :)



Update

Well, I’ve secured a hotel, an apartment, and I’m all registered for classes. All that is left is visa stuff and to find some way from the airport to the hotel. Fun fun!



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