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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Alice Roberts

make ten new friends in New Orleans (read all 2 entries…)
Almost halfway there...

1) Melissa 2) Amanda 3) Chris 4) Terry

save 200.00 a month

Did this for the month of Sep. :D woo-hoo!!

finish the Y The Last Man series

I ordered Volume 9 in the mail today, can’t wait for it to get here :D

volunteer at a youth shelter in New Orleans

I called Covenant house and the volunteer cordinator told me I have to write a cover letter about who I am and what I can do to help and fax it over to her, so that is my new goal..
I also applied to another youth mentor program online but am not really expecting to hear anything back from them.

make ten new friends in New Orleans (read all 2 entries…)

I’ve made one so far…

send a postcard to my mom from every state

I actually remembered to pick up some post cards from this last cross country trek so I got California, Nevada, Wyomimg, Utah, Kansas, Colorado and Florida. I am going to try to remember to pick up one tomorrow while in Alabama then Mississippi and Louisana..



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