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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yankeevt in In My Head is doing 36 things including…

become President and ban the usage of cell phones in public bathrooms

7 cheers

 

yankeevt has written 1 entry about this goal

a true story of terror

Really…...I don’t want to hear “I love you so much my Schnookums Sweetie Pie. I give you little kisses. See you soon. Bub-bye,” while I’m doing my business in the next stall. Please people. A little common decency goes a long way. When I run for President one of my platforms will be “Cell Phone Reform: The Re-instituting of Common Sense and Common Decency”. Don’t get me wrong…I’m all for free speech. I just don’t want to hear your speech while I’m on the toilet searching desperately for toilet paper so I can get hell out of there!



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