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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Ask people to join Sugar and I in another Erte avatar week....starting now! (3/21)


 

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Bedhead2Erte to pin-ups...

That was fun. Now, I’m saying goodbye to Erte and hello to pin-ups, please join me!:)
The goal is here http://www.43things.com/things/view/2482939/ask-people-to-join-me-in-pin-up-avatar-week-starting-now-3-28

5 years ago


flutter is full of wonderalright... I got it now

this is my favorite
it feel so open and full of possibilities
darkness, yet full of hope 5 years ago


flutter is full of wonderin keeping with my butterfly theme

here is my entry
I love the way the light shines through 5 years ago


leahysbThe man....

I couldn’t pick one image from all the dazzling choices..so here is the man himself! 5 years ago


~ Julie ~The Kiss of Fire

is another great one!! 5 years ago


~ Julie ~LoVe the Dancer

She is just beautiful!! 5 years ago


ElleLyzetteErte Avatar

This piece by Erte is called “The Slave”.

Elle 5 years ago


SequanaLady Alphabet

and my letter Z 5 years ago


ReganThe Letter R

As my name begins with R, I think my choice is fitting. 5 years ago


TangerineRoseSunrise

This one lifts my spirits 5 years ago


TartsyI'm game

In honor of my Pisces-ness I choose this one! 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006Oh my GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ERTE paper dolls?????????????

WIDE EYED BEE.

(Anybody want to play?) 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006Gorgeous.....

Another favorite, second only to “Byzantine”.

Glorious. I had an Erte calendar the year before last & I saved this picture from it. I think it was for the month of June. 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006Swooooooooonnn

The beauty of all this is about to make me pass out….....

The colors, the lines, the….the…..swoon…teeter…..THUD!! 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006Another

I am currently glutting myself on Erte imagery…...

Another favorite. 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006Ooooooooooooohhhhhhhhh

This thread is so full of pretty things and cool images…..love Erte….so many images to choose from…...

I like this one too…. 5 years ago


~ Julie ~Starstruck

Thanks for the envite!! This is the first time learning of Erte… which leaves me a bit starstruck ;) 5 years ago


Bedhead2Okay

I’ll do Erte this week, but can we have a ‘pin-up’ week next? 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006ERTE

Last year we did an avatar week featuring the artist and designer ERTE. It was loads of fun and many here participated. Anybody else want to play along again?

Erte

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romain_de_Tirtoff

http://erte.ru/graphics-later2.html

http://www.erte.com/default-old.htm

http://www.erte.com/

The 2nd link provides the best gallery of images to choose from IMHO. 5 years ago


BeeQ, hangin round the 43'hood since 2006Erte

Let’s get our Erte back on peeps! And celebrate the coming of spring in style! 5 years ago


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