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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Free Morpheme in Vermont is doing 8 things including…

Learn How to Fix my Bike

12 cheers

 

Free Morpheme has written 3 entries about this goal

ugh

stupid bike.



well let's see

i haven’t had any formal instruction yet, and i definitely am not foreseeing having an extra 100$ to take the bikes not bombs course (so sad)

but!!

i fixed my bike

now there are two (2)

i must borrow another lock.



bike fixing

i plan to take the “bikes not bombs” bike mechanics class in roxbury so that i can take care of my bike and know what’s going on with it all the time…right now it is an enigma, i am a 13 year old boy and my bike is mary beth smith, the girl who smells inexplicably like fruit all the time and sits in front of me in algebra every day. i want to make her mine, but she’s a complete and utter mystery.



Free Morpheme has gotten 12 cheers on this goal.

 

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