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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Kelsey's Life List

  1. 1. drink 8 glasses of water a day
    1 cheer
    1,299 people
  2. 2. get my waterfront lifeguarding certification
    1 person
  3. 3. own a speedboat
    6 people
  4. 4. go to university
    1 cheer
    953 people
  5. 5. budget my money
    214 people
  6. 6. go to the beach
    1 entry
    548 people
  7. 7. see the world
    2,196 people
  8. 8. laugh more often
    1 cheer
    261 people
  9. 9. excercise at least 6 times a week
    1 person
  10. 10. get a manual focus camera
    1 person
  11. 11. create a collection of poetry
    1 person
  12. 12. be a size 7
    31 people
  13. 13. read more
    9,072 people
  14. 14. Give blood
    1 cheer
    2,979 people
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go to the beach

wow. It was many months ago when I made this goal and I still haven’t been there. Maybe moving to Yellowknife didn’t help.

find my retainer

I found it underneath the bottom of my suitcase. That was about 3 months ago and I still haven’t put it on.


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