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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Eric Hodel in Seattle is doing 34 things including…

progress in Halo2 at the Legendary difficulty

5 cheers


Eric Hodel has written 3 entries about this goal


I decided to skip playing in order and went straight to the last level. I got all the way to the end, but haven’t yet beaten the final boss.

Something I learned playing Live

Plasma pistol + battle rifle. If you fire a changed plasma pistol at long range (it homes) you have just enough time to switch to the battle rifle and finish them off with a burst or two.

I haven’t tried this against an Elite, but they should be about as tough.

(I got worked over with the combo playing one-on-one.)

I've done this for Halo

Co-op play helps out alot to figure out where/when the enemies come from, and how best to strategize. I’ve finished all the missions solo as well.

Eric Hodel has gotten 5 cheers on this goal.


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