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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So muuuuch too dooooo.

So, I’ve started filling in the color for my “10th” piece. Aggh! It’s taking soo long. The colored pencils seem to be conspiring against me by becoming uberly waxy and difficult to use and layer.

I have the wings and torso done. I need to do the face, legs, hands, seascape, landscape, castle thingy, clouds/sky, and the suuun. Agah! So much so much, and this is technically due tomorrow. :(

Ah well, I’ll work on my Calc AP stuff for a while, and if the mood strikes me I’ll work on it afterwards, and hopefully get most of the legs done.

And if worst comes to worst, I’ll finish it up on my free day on Friday. Finish up another piece on Saturday, and yet another one on Sunday. And during the inbetween times (Thursday of vacation) I’ll revise and edit my previous art pieces—and voila, my entire concentration’ll be done just in time.


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I just finished a piece! Huzzah. It looks rather fab. It’s technically number 10, because my 9th one as of now needs some serious help.

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1. Got into my second and third choice schools for college!!!!! OMGI’MASOEXCITED I’MGOINGTOCOLLLEGE!!!! COLLLEGGGE!!!! spontaneously combusts
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