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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kate"Bring a mug to work"

Once I realized I’d rather have water out of a glass or make myself iced tea, I brought the right kind of cup to work and took my mug home. I’ll bring it back once the weather gets cold again. :) 7 years ago


saeiteaUntitled

I love having it there 7 years ago


mushheadAh... broken dreams

I got me a /dev/mug. It’s just beautiful. And it holds enough caffeine to quickstart my brain in the mornings!

But the handle’s broken off! [Those lovely people at ThinkGeek sent me another one though.] 9 years ago


JoneyUntitled

at first i brought a mug from home but it didn’t seem right.

it is better to have a special wacky weird mug just for the office. 9 years ago


monkiegrrrlEveryone should have their own mug

I try to encourage others at my workplace to use mugs rather than styrofoam cups. There are still a few that refuse to convert though. 9 years ago


catamorphismUntitled

Now I don’t have to waste paper! 9 years ago


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