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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nufanDone and ...

... all clear (phew) xxx 4 years ago

comixminxall done and dusted

and I have excellent eyesight and good all-round eye health, yay! The puff of air thing they do to test your eye pressure (wtf?) is a bit disconcerting, mind.

NB for future – the left eye is very slightly long-sighted but certainly not worth correcting – just a general slight difference between the two eyes that is perfectly normal.

Return in two years – if they’re like Dollond & Aitchison that I had one done with a long time ago, Boots won’t be backward in reminding me… 7 years ago

comixminxGot the voucher from work

...and good old t’internet – I can even book – well, request – an appointment with Boots on the web. 7 years ago


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