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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read a book a month (read all 5 entries…)

A Walk To Remember on target time, but have now started another book called The Pocket Messiah and I’m really struggling with this one. Not sure what it is about the book, but it is one of the hardest I’ve ever read. Not hard as in understanding, just hard to get into. Here’s hoping I can meet the goal set for this month in time.

read a book a month (read all 5 entries…)
A Walk To Remember

by Nicholas Sparks is the book I have chosen, getting through it slowly, just need to apply myself to the pages more than this machine! grrrr lol

Happy reading everybody :)

read a book a month (read all 5 entries…)
First book of the year completed. :)

About to head off here and begin on the next book, for February.

Will definitely be a Nicholas Sparks book, not sure if “Message In A Bottle” will be first or “A Walk To Remember”.

Will let you know soon which book got lucky :)

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