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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for the past two weeks i have not been riding much. The STP is in a MONTH. and guess what? I’ve never ridden more than 25 miles or two and a half hours.

I’m scared, very scared. and i should be. 8 years ago

happinessquaredOne more step in 200 miles

I signed up for the STP.


No more talking about it, now i have to DO it.

I feel empowered in a scary way.

What have i done?
Something good. 8 years ago


2 days. 200 miles. a ton of calories to be burned.

This will put to death any problems with a thutt forever.

The goal is to go biking 4 times a week until the STP, and i’ve gone biking 2ce this week.

Go Me. 8 years ago


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