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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dukezz in Rochester is doing 11 things including…

lighten up

4 cheers

 

dukezz has written 2 entries about this goal

I'm making an effort

I’ve added “tip my hat” to my list. Let see if this spreads. Better yet, why don’t I see who else in the world still does this.
Baseball players and golfers do, right, kinda?



I've got a dull list

I need some less serious things to do. I like these:
be able to fake an Irish accent, hitchhike across the galaxy, be kissed everyday, sit up straight, have superpowers, wink, tip my hat to the ladies, take pictures in a photobooth, drink Guinness in Dublin



dukezz has gotten 4 cheers on this goal.

 

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