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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I've done 78 things
 
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  1. 1. go whale watching
    5 entries . 22 cheers
    Worth it
  2. 2. Lower my cholesterol to under 200
    5 entries . 20 cheers
    Worth it
  3. 3. Dress more feminine
    5 entries . 7 cheers
  4. 4. wish wren a lustrous virgo birthday August 24 complete with birdsong and lots of cheers
    2 entries . 3 cheers
    Worth it
  5. 5. spend at least 10 minutes every day cleaning, organizing or decluttering
    1 entry . 29 cheers
    Worth it
  6. 6. Play at the Beach, Swim, Boogie Board, Attempt a Surf Lesson
    7 entries . 21 cheers
  7. 7. get back to my plan to address depression
    2 entries . 7 cheers
  8. 8. Reign in my shopping habit that has developed recently in the past few months. Live within my means!
    5 entries . 9 cheers
  9. 9. Own my own home with a garden and big yard
    3 entries . 53 cheers
  10. 10. control my anger
    10 entries . 18 cheers
    Worth it
  11. 11. Read Charles Bukowski books
    3 entries . 6 cheers
    Worth it
  12. 12. expand my vocabulary
    2 entries . 23 cheers
    Worth it
  13. 13. maintain a healthy relationship with my local library
    3 entries . 32 cheers
    Worth it
  14. 14. Calculate the money saved by not buying things I desire
    6 entries . 19 cheers
  15. 15. Feel more comfortable dressing feminine, classy, or elegant
    6 entries . 29 cheers
    Worth it
  16. 16. wear skirts more often
    6 entries . 9 cheers
    Worth it
  17. 17. Use my yoga passes before they expire!
    4 entries . 14 cheers
    Worth it
  18. 18. pay more attention to my appearance
    8 entries . 17 cheers
    Worth it
  19. 19. Go on a Tour with David Whyte to Ireland or England
    8 entries . 14 cheers
    Worth it
  20. 20. have an eye exam
    3 entries . 4 cheers
    Worth it
  21. 21. travel in europe
    2 entries . 27 cheers
    Worth it
  22. 22. take an 'all about me' vacation
    Worth it
  23. 23. Celebrate Global Orgasm Day!
    1 entry . 4 cheers
    Worth it
  24. 24. do a Breast Self Exam every month
    2 entries . 15 cheers
  25. 25. Sand and Re-paint the dresser
    5 entries . 4 cheers
    Not worth it
  26. 26. Use this break up as a learning process, Go For the Learning!
    15 entries . 7 cheers
    Worth it
  27. 27. get an oil change
    2 entries . 5 cheers
  28. 28. Move out
    11 entries . 3 cheers
    Worth it
  29. 29. Support Trauma_Junkie in her November 14 Marthon run in support of Doctors without Borders
    2 cheers
    Worth it
  30. 30. complain less
    18 cheers
    Worth it
  31. 31. Get new glasses
  32. 32. Get my eyes tested
    2 entries . 3 cheers
    Worth it
  33. 33. buy a sofa
    1 entry
  34. 34. favorite musician avatar week 7 september 2008 - 13 september 2008
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    Worth it
  35. 35. Get my jeans/work slacks hemmed!!!!
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    Worth it
  36. 36. Wish Sitio an Assumption Free Birthday September 5th
    1 entry
    Worth it
  37. 37. Inflate the tires and Go for a Ride this weekend
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    Worth it
  38. 38. Celebrate Jenn's birthday on July 15th
    1 entry
    Worth it
  39. 39. repair my vacuum cleaner
    4 entries . 2 cheers
    Worth it
  40. 40. Move my cat back to my apartment
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    Worth it
  41. 41. Three times a week: get my butt in gear, go to the gym, and give my brain the healthy dose of oxygen it craves and deserves. Repeat for 6 weeks.
    8 entries . 6 cheers
    Worth it
  42. 42. cope with grief
    7 entries . 4 cheers
    Worth it
  43. 43. kiss a girl
    4 cheers
    Worth it
  44. 44. Cure My Exhaustion with Wholeheartedness
    2 entries . 10 cheers
    Worth it
  45. 45. be part of a team that donates 1 million grains of rice through freerice.com
    16 team members . 3 entries . 3 cheers
    Worth it
  46. 46. Max out donations to my Roth IRA
  47. 47. Become a vegetarian
    1 entry
    Worth it
  48. 48. go to the Farmer's Market more often
    1 entry
    Worth it
  49. 49. wish Todd Schoonover a happy healthy and full of love birthday on September 15th
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    Worth it
  50. 50. watch all episodes of Planet Earth
    1 entry
    Worth it
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