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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bubblegum08 is doing 39 things including…

Spend less time fooling around on the net and more time actually working


 

bubblegum08 has written 2 entries about this goal

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I wrote this because I spend much time (almost 3 hours) fooling around the internet while i’m in the office when i should be working.



im working on this!

Yes! At last, i’ve seriously started working on this. i began by telling myself not to open my facebook account except when im at home, or if in the office, after office hours. I stick to it. before, i can’t do it. it’s like my day will not be complete if didn’t check my FB account and see updates on my friends, or play games. now its okay and it seems better to be this way. i feel more fulfilled because i have more accomplishments.

i’ll tick this as “i’ve done this” after 1 more week of spending less time fooling around on the net and more time actually working.



 

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