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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Himinglaeva is doing 25 things including…

Read the Bible

10 cheers


Himinglaeva has written 5 entries about this goal

Goal adopted before 10/9/06

note to self

Finally finished Jeramiah

It was a bit of a slog. Lots of depressing stuff. I read a few Psalms here and there when it all got a bit too gloomy.

Finished Genesis

Now I’m doing Psalms. I’m not reading through in order, because if you do this you end up having to read all the Kings and Chronicles together, and they’re dead boring.

List of books

Since losing the list of my progress so far, I made a list of books of the bible that I can check off one by one on Lists of Bests, here. I shouldn’t be able to lose this one!


I’ve lost my little checklist of the bits I’ve read already. If I don’t find it soon, I’ll have to start again from scratch :(

Himinglaeva has gotten 10 cheers on this goal.


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