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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scooterbird in Columbia is doing 34 things including…

have my own action figure

14 cheers


scooterbird has written 2 entries about this goal

Not so fast

Jeez…most of the quotes I see for this range about US$400. Ack! Perhaps once I’ve hit the lottery…maybe it would be better to pay one of the many modders that creates custom superhero figures and have him see if he can sculpt something.

Into action!

Well, why not? I’m in motion and completely busy much of the time. Plus, maybe I could visualize my goals by conducting them in my own Scooterbird Play Set. Makes as much sense as dressing in a cape and cowl – though I think that should remain an option as well…

scooterbird has gotten 14 cheers on this goal.


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