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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Adar's 53 goals tagged connect
  1. learn romanian 183 people
  2. Marry the love of my life. 956 people
  3. share quotes 108 people
  4. knit for Project Linus and other charities 0 people
  5. have a close friend for 20 years 6 people
  6. mail a postcard to The Robots from one of my 43 Places 24 people
  7. create a home of love and light 10 people
  8. start a 43t group to exchange "great books" info 0 people
  9. participate in SETI@Home 0 people
  10. email the President and my congress representatives on a regular basis voicing my displeasure, and rally for things to get done 0 people
  11. take an entire week off -- really OFF. 1 person
  12. Help Todd and Deni to 10,000 cheers! 0 people
  13. Find 10 people in 15 cities who are passionate about their city and want to help with a new project for 43 Places 65 people
  14. Share insights about how to use 43Things to best advantage, how it can be an aid to accomplishment, not a distraction 376 people
  15. Take my country back - Step 1, get educated! 0 people
  16. find 10 people in San Francisco who are passionate about it and want to help with a new project for 43 Places 7 people
  17. fund a microloan through kiva.org 20 people
  18. set up my professional website 1 person
  19. Buy our own Ruth G's book of poetry, and encourage others to do the same. 1 person
  20. participate in a 43T working-at-home support group 2 people
  21. create peace in the Middle - East 2 people
  22. Give the needy food they would actually like. 70 people
  23. remember to click on dwlt's google ads periodically 0 people
  24. Send hugs and support to Trauma_Junkie on the loss of her grandpa 1 person
  25. Wish other 43Ters Shana Tova :) 0 people
  26. celebrate Ruth's New Job, which starts Monday, by sending her run-on sentence Good Wishes that will make her smile and laugh and celebrate her very Ruthness... 0 people
  27. obtain 43Ters' thoughts on how to blog and surf more efficiently and effectively. 0 people
  28. talk back! 0 people
  29. Ask my 43T Friends to cheer bomb B who is Zenboy2006 for his Birthday 10/19/06 0 people
  30. not give up on 43things because of the seemingly constant application errors I encounter that won't let me easily use my cheers, which are subsequently lost when I return. 2 people
  31. obtain pins on my guest map from 43Ters who cheer me. 5 people
  32. keep my "launching pad" livable. 0 people
  33. give tzedakah often and well 2 people
  34. Declare 12/2 to 12/9 Favorite Peanuts Character Avatar Week 0 people
  35. Focus my thoughts, prayers, positive vibes, etc on World Peace on the Winter Solstice, Dec 21 1 person
  36. Give the UNTIED Way. 0 people
  37. write 100 reviews on Yelp.com 0 people
  38. rearrange my life to deal with the current family crisis 0 people
  39. post random questions on a random basis to see what discussions might result 0 people
  40. assume the best about participants on 43T 0 people
  41. Wish Emily a happy birthday on April 18! 0 people
  42. Organize a Bay Area meet-up 0 people
  43. Spread understanding about Anorexia, Bulimia and Compulsive Overeating 2 people
  44. help catattack get to 3000 cheers! 0 people
  45. persuade 10 friends to make loans through kiva.org 0 people
  46. 43 things I like about the place I live 1 person
  47. encourage everyone to display their "recent activity" to make it easier to cheer their comments 0 people
  48. bond with other INFPs 2 people
  49. find 43 colorful rubber bands and send them to HippieChick 0 people
  50. Clean up/out my apartment 0 people
  51. wish wren a piano-playin', Becca and Elbee rompin', Mr. wren snugglin' happy wonderful birthday on August 24! 0 people
  52. Make Elul 5770 a good one. 0 people
  53. write down what I have learned about parenting 0 people

 

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