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 26 things
 

How I did it
How to spend Christmas in New York
It took me
7 days
It made me
jazzy


How to go farther than ever
It took me
3 days
It made me
stoked


How to watch the wizard of oz/dark side of the moon together
It took me
1 day
It made me
delighted


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watch the wizard of oz/dark side of the moon together (read all 2 entries…)
watched it on 11/17/09

it was actually pretty amazing, the first part of it really snyched up and then about 2/3 of the way in it’s a little abstract but when Dorothy gets back home and “home, home again” starts playing it’s pretty epic.



teach English abroad
teach english abroad

i want to teach english in either cambodia, spain, portugal, brazil or france.



play in a bar softball league
play in a bar softball league

I want to play at least a season of softball in a bar league.



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