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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skaterchick's Life List

  1. 1. start a blog
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    1,431 people
  2. 2. Go cross-country skiing
    1 cheer
    20 people
  3. 3. start a business
    2,523 people
  4. 4. hike to the top of Half Dome at Yosemite
    7 people
  5. 5. Ice-skate on a lake
    7 people
  6. 6. take a woodworking class
    1 cheer
    32 people
  7. 7. take a spanish class
    37 people
  8. 8. read three plays
    1 cheer
    1 person
  9. 9. learn how to play chess
    365 people
  10. 10. get a massage
    1,039 people
  11. 11. Write a letter to the editor
    50 people
  12. 12. learn calligraphy
    719 people
  13. 13. go ice-fishing
    1 person
  14. 14. hike the Grand Canyon
    364 people
  15. 15. learn to shoot a gun
    470 people
  16. 16. run a marathon
    12,900 people
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