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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lazlo in Chicago is doing 18 things including…

take pictures of people modeling my shirts

9 cheers


lazlo has written 2 entries about this goal

Well, not much progress here

At least I got me covered.


I’ve got my list of models. Two hot guys, and several hot ladies. Should probably find some kind of release form for them to sign somewhere…

Now I just need to make some more stock of my designs to actually use for my little envisioned ‘micro-shoots’. I amazed that I really don’t have much on hand right now. That plus all my new ideas…

I’m really excited about the prospect of getting some pictures of shirts on actual people, in actual places. And taking them myself. Just wish I had a better camera to do it.

I’m getting really tired of the shirt on the table/hanger/plastic mannequin thing. Those have their place, I understand the necessity, but it would be so much better to at least have some real people to show how it wears, hangs, makes-you-look-even-sexier-than-you-thought-possible.

lazlo has gotten 9 cheers on this goal.


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