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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add to decos I have and send them ALL on


 

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lob 4 years ago


lobthey are in

the mail, and I am so relieved to have this done. 3 years ago


lobI just finished

the last deco after I bought some beads to use at the craft store. They are all ready. I just need to package them up and mail them. starting to feel relief… 3 years ago


lobI have now

added to 8 decos and just have one left to do. Then I can package these up to mail. Yay! 3 years ago


lobthe first 7 decos

are packaged and ready to mail. That leaves 9 decos for me to finish this. 3 years ago


lobI just got

2 messages from people who will happily take these off my hands. I shall weigh them and decide how many to mail to the first person. Then I’ll mail to the second person later, after I finish a few more. 3 years ago


lobmaking the list

helped me focus on this goal. Today I added to 7 decos:
dragonfly
asia
free expression
free theme
black & white
postcards/travel
free expression
At least I got started on this and have made some progress. Next, I need to find someone to pass them on to, maybe someone from a deco group. 3 years ago


lobI took out the ziploc

and counted these… 16 decos to add to and send on. Here is a checklist for me to follow:
tag deco
dragonfly
asia
free expression
free theme
vintage valentine
horses
black & white
era of travel
postcards/travel
free expression
waterfalls *
diddl & friends *
the blues *
what’s underneath? *
suzy zoo *
The starred ones are the hardest themes for me. I could start with the 3 free expression ones. Those will be easiest. Just get these done one at a time and mail them on their way. 3 years ago


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