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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nanatree's Life List

  1. 1. Visit Japan
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  2. 2. get my MBA
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    340 people
  3. 3. get a dog
    3,997 people
  4. 4. get a rabbit
    45 people
  5. 5. visit New Zealand
    1 entry
    1,615 people
  6. 6. visit all 50 States
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  7. 7. Visit Berlin
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  8. 8. own a home
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  9. 9. live in paris
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see the mona lisa

it’s so much smaller than you would expect!

visit all 50 states
less than half way there

I am missing a lot in the middle of the country
states I have visited (22):
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Rhoda Island
South Carolina

Learn to surf
long island

My friend teaches kids in Long Island, NY to surf
he taught me for free. I got up on the board practically every time so I think that counts as having learned.
I wouldn’t go by myself. I hope some day I’ll have more time to committ to this very fun sport.

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