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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bc6840836 in Geelong is doing 33 things including…

Keep a journal

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bc6840836 has written 1 entry about this goal

okay I've bought the journal

I looked around Melbourne for a good journal and couldn’t find one, so then I went on the internet to look for one in Australia and couldn’t find one. In the end I thought what the hell and paid heaps of money for a really cool journal from www.renaissance-art.com. At the moment the journal is being shipped from the US so hopefully it will be here in a couple of weeks. I hope I don’t have anything brilliant I really, really need to journal before then! (not very likely as I haven’t journalled anything for 29 years!)



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