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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Mandy in Newcastle is doing 43 things including…

make new friends with people all over the world

10 cheers

 

Mandy has written 3 entries about this goal

I'm starting

Just got my internet reconnected at home after being offline for a couple of months, so can have a scout around for a few good websites tonight



Still no joy

Its not like I’m short of friends, but i think you can never have too many. when i was a kid i had penpals all over the world, mainly americ but i kept in touch for years, and its so much easier now. really need to find a friend finding website or something like that



anyone want to be my friend!!

Only kidding, but it shouldnt be hard meeting new and interesting people in this day and age, just have to open up a bit more, put myself out there!



Mandy has gotten 10 cheers on this goal.

 

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