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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roseha in Vancouver is doing 12 things including…

Discover secret coves of wholesome fun in Vancouver (and area).

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roseha has written 4 entries about this goal

Norm Movie Theatre at UBC

I’m addicted to the Movie Theatre at SUB. The movies are obviously not the new releases but hey a couple months old isn’t bad at all! Also they have a lot of advanced screening from the big movie people. For instance I saw the Fountain and Blood Diamond before it was even released .. FOR FREE!

Ticket prices are as follows:

General Admission $3.50
Film Society Members $2.00
Children Ages 3 to 13 $2.00
Membership $10-$15 (Membership is good for you & a friend)

Check out whats playing right now:

FilmSoc Movie-Line (604) 822-3697

UBC Observatory

The UBC Observatory is open to the public on clear Saturday nights, visitors are welcome to a free peek at the cosmos through the observatory’s telescope, considered one of the most technologically advanced public observatories in the world.

Graduate students and astronomers from the Department of Physics & Astronomy will show visitors many celestial sights that are above the horizon (including the rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon, Jupiter’s moons, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies), which change throughout the year.

Admission : FREE
Location : Access through South door of Geophysics Building; 2219 Main Mall
Phone (recorded message): 822-6186

Richmond Night Market

Sisters are in town and I had to play tour guide. We did the usual things that the guide books recommended but I noticed that there was so much more to Vancouver that is being missed in those pages! For example the Richmond Night Market! Its open Fri, Sat & Sun until midnight, a great place to go in the evenings. Be sure to save room for lots of street food and don’t forget to pick up some great knock off sunglasses!

Hey I'll do this!

Sounds like fun!!! Can’t wait to get started!

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