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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Gela is doing 24 things including…

publish something in a respectable journal, magazine, or edited website

2 cheers


Gela has written 2 entries about this goal

if we were to call this “respectable” hahaa. it’s a start though. if i get into making decent blogs that are articulate and informative, maybe one of them will be published in something greater.
maybe my blog site will be come that greater thing. check it out! if there’s anything you want me to talk about (in that line of topics), i’d be glad to!

show some love! haha.


i’m actually doing some more writing now… a lot of which looks promising. i’m going to start some lessons again with an old friend who’s very talented in writing and see if anything flourishes. i may turn this into a “publish a book” thing… which… honestly, i can see me doing if God wills it. tee!

Gela has gotten 2 cheers on this goal.


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