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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maisy's Life List

  1. 1. get better at speaking in public
    1 cheer
    311 people
  2. 2. learn german
    5,472 people
  3. 3. keep my plants alive
    1 cheer
    69 people
  4. 4. spend an entire day watching the extended version of all three Lord of the Rings movies back-to-back-to-back
    1 cheer
    1,012 people
  5. 5. take more photographs
    1 cheer
    1,733 people
  6. 6. Read "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
    2 cheers
    517 people
  7. 7. run a 5k
    1 cheer
    2,791 people
  8. 8. Get a tattoo
    1 cheer
    21,928 people
  9. 9. lose 5 pounds
    1,231 people
  10. 10. Have a tent party
    1 cheer
    1 person
  11. 11. Go to NYC
    301 people
  12. 12. get a tan
    1,452 people
  13. 13. have more then 3 people read my blog
    1 person
  14. 14. floss regularly
    1 cheer
    333 people
  15. 15. give out all 100 of my gmail invites
    1 person
  16. 16. shoplift a 5cent candy
    2 people
  17. 17. buy a new ipod
    40 people
  18. 18. meet Mr.T
    1 cheer
    2 people
  19. 19. buy a laptop
    785 people
  20. 20. knit a scarf
    567 people
  21. 21. Stop bitting my nails
    185 people
  22. 22. plant a tree
    2 cheers
    1,218 people
  23. 23. Drink eight glasses of water each day
    1,688 people
  24. 24. hug a stranger
    2 cheers
    163 people
  25. 25. read a whole summer reading list
    1 cheer
    1 person
  26. 26. write a novel
    1 cheer
    11,510 people
  27. 27. make an indie film
    1 cheer
    31 people
  28. 28. Ace the new SATs
    1 cheer
    8 people
  29. 29. Learn Japanese
    10,801 people
  30. 30. make my parents proud
    1,614 people
  31. 31. make a turkey dinner
    3 people
  32. 32. learn how to drive stick-shift
    4,445 people
  33. 33. go to a drag show
    1 cheer
    20 people
  34. 34. Give blood
    1 cheer
    2,985 people
  35. 35. Go to Evergreen College
    1 cheer
    8 people
  36. 36. open my own bar
    1 cheer
    47 people
  37. 37. Sky dive
    2,665 people
  38. 38. Visit an active volcano
    67 people
  39. 39. Visit a nude beach
    101 people
  40. 40. Go to a nudist colony
    128 people
  41. 41. Scuba dive the great barrier reef
    278 people
  42. 42. Climb a mountain
    2,131 people
  43. 43. Go on a Safari
    890 people
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