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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Juelstar




I've done 257 things
 
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  1. 1. Write a poem that means something to someone
    Worth it
  2. 2. Wear pjs in public
    Worth it
  3. 3. run four miles a day
    10 entries . 5 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  4. 4. get a new haircut
    3 entries . 7 cheers
    Worth it
  5. 5. read 77 books in 2006
    34 entries . 19 cheers
    Worth it
  6. 6. run 3 miles a day
    13 entries . 4 cheers
    Worth it
  7. 7. learn something new every day
    36 entries . 17 cheers . Willing to help
    Worth it
  8. 8. Buy a computer desk
    4 entries . 3 cheers
  9. 9. read 50 books in 2008
    2 team members . 2 entries . 6 cheers
    Worth it
  10. 10. buy a new car
    Worth it
  11. 11. Read 50 books in 2009.
    1 cheer
  12. 12. get a job
    1 cheer
    Worth it
  13. 13. exercise daily
    45 entries . 6 cheers
    Worth it
  14. 14. move out of my parents' house
    Worth it
  15. 15. go to the zoo
    Worth it
  16. 16. get a massage
    Worth it
  17. 17. clean my car
    7 entries . 7 cheers
  18. 18. See the Birth of a Baby — Human or Animal
    Worth it
  19. 19. Read 100 books in 2008
    1 entry . 1 cheer
  20. 20. Watch the sun rise over the ocean on the east coast.
    Worth it
  21. 21. be in love again
    Worth it
  22. 22. Fall in love
    Worth it
  23. 23. Figure out what gift to make for my best friend and then make it.
    12 entries . 8 cheers
    Worth it
  24. 24. Read 20,000 pages in 2006
    34 entries . 8 cheers
    Worth it
  25. 25. Get a tattoo
    Worth it
  26. 26. read 10 books that you'll never forget
    Worth it
  27. 27. fly in a plane
    Worth it
  28. 28. make friendship that lasts a lifetime
    Worth it
  29. 29. try a new food and be pleasantly surprised
    Worth it
  30. 30. laugh until you're stupid
    Worth it
  31. 31. be loved by a child
    Worth it
  32. 32. cry from happiness
    Worth it
  33. 33. see the ocean
    Worth it
  34. 34. love a cat
    Worth it
  35. 35. have a 100+ item collection of something (eg stamps, rocks, CDs)
    Worth it
  36. 36. sit in front of the fire on a snowy day
    Worth it
  37. 37. go to a drive-in movie theatre
    Worth it
  38. 38. type with 10 fingers without looking down at the keyboard
    Worth it
  39. 39. get your face painted
    Worth it
  40. 40. laugh at yourself
    Worth it
  41. 41. Read Machiavelli's "The Prince"
    Worth it
  42. 42. do something illegal (it can be something small, but breaking the speed limit doesn't count!)
    Not worth it
  43. 43. read a book over 1000 pages
    Worth it
  44. 44. have a penpal
    Worth it
  45. 45. get completely wasted at least once in your life
    Not worth it
  46. 46. give birth naturally
    Worth it
  47. 47. lay in the grass and stare at the clouds
    Worth it
  48. 48. ride a paddle boat
    Worth it
  49. 49. learn a card trick
    Worth it
  50. 50. spend a whole Saturday in bed
    Worth it
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