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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serendipitous in Tel Aviv is doing 24 things including…

love and be loved

9 cheers


serendipitous has written 1 entry about this goal

At last / Etta James (not yet. someday?)

At last -
My love has come along,
My lonely days are
And life is like a song.

At last -
The sky above are blue,
My heart was wrapped up
In clover,
The night I looked at you.

I found
A dream
That I could speak to,
A dream
That I
Can call my own.

I found
A thrill
To press my chick to
A thrill
That I
Have never known.

You smiled, you smiled
Oh and then
The spell was cast
And here we are in heaven -
For you are myn
At last.

serendipitous has gotten 9 cheers on this goal.


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