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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2014 is a year of doing

I'm doing 1 thing

How I did it
How to knit my small people a special blanket each
It took me
3 years
It made me

How to knit my small people a special blanket each
It took me
3 years
It made me

How to visit Big one in India
It took me
7 months
It made me

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Stay in touch with 43 thing friends :-)

Thanks Warrior Queen for letting me know 43things was about to close, I totally seemed to have missed that bit of news. I shall endeavour to check out the site you recommended and hopefully those friends that I have made here will find me there xx

tame the jungle that is my garden
Spring has sprung yet again

and my garden is a wilderness. I have all summer to try and win the battle.

make some photo books
Thanks to technology

most of my photos now live on my computer so it’s time to print some off and make some memory books.

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