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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arrakis is doing 21 things including…

read 100 books

19 cheers

 

arrakis has written 101 entries about this goal

90! only ten more and my goal is done! :)

after dark by haruki murakami



89. Dream Angus: The Celtic God of Dreams

by Alexander McCall Smith



88. Let the feast begin

by Niccolò Ammaniti



87. The Castle in the Pyrenees

by Jostein Gaarder



86. RED DOG

by Louis de Bernieres



85. Freedom

by Jonathan Frenzen



84.love

by Paulo Coleho



83.My Father's Wives

by Jose Eduardo Agualusa



82. Opening the Door of Your Heart: and Other Buddhist Tales of Happiness

by Ajahn Brahm



81.Winterwood

by:Patrick McCabe



arrakis has gotten 19 cheers on this goal.

 

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