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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Attend an Anberlin concert
Got my tickets!!

The band’s upcoming concert stop in my city beautifully coincides with my spring break. Should be great! Thankful to God! :D

Rock climb regularly
Schedule it in

I’ll need to check my gym’s rock wall schedule and add it to my weekly schedule.

Learn to play the drums

There’s a independent coffee shop up the street from me which has a stage for music performances. It might not be possible, but I’d like to ask and see if the owner or anyone he knows would be willing to give me lessons on the drums. Maybe for a small compensation (as much as a college student could realistically afford to give). Since the shop doesn’t get a ton of traffic, I think there’d be enough down time to have mini-lessons, if someone is willing. Then I’ll compensate the person for real if I end up becoming a rock star someday.


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