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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I'm doing 21 things

How I did it
How to dye my hair blue
It took me
1 day
It made me
v.v.v.v.v.v.v. happy

How to get up earlier to make the most of the day, and my life
It took me
2 months
It made me

How to get into university
It took me
4 months
It made me

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Recent entries
go to wimbledon

turned up to queue at 8am, didn’t get in for another 9 hours but saw some pretty big players lose and got a bit drunk on Murray Mount. Worth it.

not check facebook so often

Never compare someone’s highlights to your blooper reel, right?

Wear a (uk) size 12 pair of jeans
As a tall size 16 now

This is going to take ALOT of work. Gym classes and swapping packets of biscuits for salad will hopefully get the zip going in the right direction..

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