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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Screech gets some room here too.



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Confessions on 43things (read all 6 entries…)
Last Thanksgiving

there was a lot of laughing
while my friend here was
dressed up
in some sort of different fur or
skin



pounce on someone (read all 10 entries…)
My options used to be limited

toys, laser pointers or the man.
13 days ago, he brought another thing into the house.
I hated it
threw a fit, growled and hissed.
The man kept the thing in the bathroom with the door closed for days

Then he started to let it out for brief periods.
What was it?
It looked like me but tiny.

10 days ago, when he was home from work that night, he let the thing out.
Now I have something to cuddle with, chase and wrestle.
I like that thing



Go out on the balcony (read all 2 entries…)
He lets

when he plays with the green things out there
Those ones I can’t touch in the house



Confessions on 43things (read all 6 entries…)
Where to begin

My man leaves me toys
He plays with me sometimes
I entertain myself

In the place where he has food and a lake that has water in it sometimes
There is a toy I really like
He uses it to clean where he puts food

He said it was a Brillo pad

Ha
I go get when he isn’t home
So he used to hide it under cloth things
Easy game
I put it in other places
like where I sleep

He says its bad for me
and puts it in the cupboard
:(



be socially active (read all 3 entries…)
I could do so much

better if I had a magic carpet
like this cat does

That thing called an
infomercial
would be welcome

Money?

the man will help



Have a bright light explode in my eyes
The man

said its a camera and he does it sometimes

WTF
but I do look good



pounce on someone (read all 10 entries…)
Untitled



drive a car (read all 3 entries…)
Untitled



Explore my new surroundings (read all 9 entries…)
There are lots

of noises during the light hours
The man says there are people on the roof replacing shingles
I am scared
and don’t know what he is talking about



Keep thinking good thoughts for Sadie (read all 2 entries…)
:-(

I’m a different kind of cat

I like dogs
and I will miss her
because through some words typed by someone who lived with her
cared for her
and was a family for her

I felt as if I had rubbed up against her and
slept beside her
counting her as a friend

Many animals are my friend
Just as those Humans are
that care enough to
love us



Keep thinking good thoughts for Sadie (read all 2 entries…)
I think

I waited far too long to adopt this goal



pounce on someone (read all 10 entries…)
Or something



drive a car (read all 3 entries…)
The man isn't sharing

his car yet
or the Jeep thing either

I’ll lull him with purrs



pounce on someone (read all 10 entries…)
Untitled



Dress up in a cowboy outfit
The man

and the lady helped me

I’m sure you can see how happy I was in the picture

I thought of putting a LOL here but will put a hiss instead



Chase a laser pointer
Maybe my man

will post a video LOL



pounce on someone (read all 10 entries…)
Don't make me come down there



Go out on the balcony (read all 2 entries…)
He has let me

he told me it is 3 floors high and I will have to have a harness and leash if it is to continue

Maybe he is worried about the tall tree that has branches 3 feet away from the rail

with birds and squirrels

;)



Confessions on 43things (read all 6 entries…)
I did not take

all of the rocks out of the 2 fountains the man has

But I did take some out of one of them
and most out of the other



Grow from a kitten into a cat (read all 2 entries…)
Looking for my picture

on this machine right now



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