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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ktcreole in Mount Vernon is doing 32 things including…

create an altered book

1 cheer


ktcreole has written 2 entries about this goal

charles kuralt's america

when i first made this goal i was aiming for more of a themed picture book, but my first completed, altered book is a hollow book made from Charles Kuralt’s America. i bought the book years ago, but never read it and as i was slicing the pages out, i kept getting caught by his stories. maybe i need to re-buy this one…
i did it using these steps:

does this count?

i’ve been filling a blank book with pictures, stories, quotes, hair (my first gray haha) and whatever else tickles my fancy. its not quite an art project as much of a collection of my amusements, but i do love it very much…

ktcreole has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.


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