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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lucid dream (read all 8 entries…)
I (don't) have a dream

Man, I’ve been working too hard (just so you know) so thus haven’t even been remembering normal dreams very much. Hopefully, the mere act of writing this entry will help.

go to the north pole (read all 6 entries…)
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Youd get to be able to circumnavigate the globe simply by walking a tight circle around the pole.

start a religious cult (read all 2 entries…)
Look the part

I’d better hurry up with this- theres only 6 months left till the day the prophecy prophesises.

I’m wondering if I should get a robe, or better still, a staff. Not enough people carry staffs these days. Except crazed old druids living in Newbury, or worse- Croydon!

Maybe I can help bring staffs back into fashion?

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