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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oceanlights is doing 22 things including…

Read 50 books in 2011

32 cheers

 

oceanlights has written 12 entries about this goal

book 20

was the chocolate lovers club by carole matthews!

Am I am going to get to fifty?! probably not but it will be fun trying x



book 13 and 14!

Books 13 and 14 were to my best friends by sam baker – A tear jerker that is well worth reading and for better for worse – carole matthews – one I wish I hadnt bothered reading. x



Book 12

Getting there with this goal – not going to break the 50 I don’t think but it’s getting better…

Book 12 was china lake by Meg Gardiner definately one to look out for. x



book 11

Diane Chamberlain – Before the storm



9 and 10

Harry potter and the philosphers stone (again)
and
Last summer of you and me!

so many books so little time! x



books 7 & 8

Also just read the
the white queen – phillipa gregory
and
please forgive me – melissa hill
Might actually finish this goal
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Book 6!

Just finished goodbye jimmy choo! great chic lit read, next is the white queen by phillipa gregory
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book 5

Just finished Jane Mansell’s – Thinking of you. A nice feel good novel based in my hometown which made me laugh, smile and cry.

Bring on book 5 – I will complete this goal if it kills me!

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book four

Just finished dianne chamberlain’s – breaking the silence

another excellent read, if you have never read any of her stuff now is the time to check it out!

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third book done...

I have just read… just do it by dame kelly holmes – Fab book for anyone looking for inspiration to achieve their goals they have set for themselves.
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oceanlights has gotten 32 cheers on this goal.

 

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