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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Become Financially Independent (read all 7 entries…)

I have one job now. It’s only part-time though. I’d be making just enough to pay for college, gas, and my meds. I’m living w/ my parents now which helps but not w/ this goal. I really do think I’m going to have to get a second job, a night job. So that way I’d work in the mornings, be in my college classes in the afternoon, and work again at night. I’ll have to work my ass off to achieve this goal. So I guess I’m off to find a second job. Wish me luck. :-)


wow. you’re wonder woman. plus you intend to work nights! oh my god! i wish to be like you.. but im sure you got the smarts to be able to do that.. i need to really concentrate just to pass my exams.. well good luck! im sure you can do it!

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