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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Debbie in Houston is doing 33 things including…

be the best Aunt ever

1 cheer


Debbie has written 3 entries about this goal


The date is set for Feb. 22nd (C-section) and they want me to be there at the hospital when my nephew is born! Yes, it’s a boy!

Another baby!!!!

I’m going to be an aunt again! My sister is pregnant! She is due in late February/early March! I’m so thrilled!!!!! She and I are both hoping it’s a boy. Her being preggers means my fiance and I will have to alter our wedding plans (location, possibly the date, etc..) No big deal, it’s totally worth it! Plus, my niece is my flower girl. _

Bithday girl!

Today is munchkin’s birthday! She turns 5 today and I’m kinda sad that I can’t be there with her to celebrate. This might be a hard goal if I’m living a million miles away from my family…

Debbie has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.

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