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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JaePetti in Union City is doing 43 things including…

Stress less

13 cheers


JaePetti has written 1 entry about this goal

Good Days and Bad Days

I know that I am a compulsive planner. I like to have a game plan to my life (control issues). That being said I have made a lot of goals (plans)in my life and as of right now I have reached most of them. I graduated from my bachelors program, worked for a year and now will begin a graduate program in a couple weeks (as planned). I got a puppy saved up and bought a new car by myself (as planned). And I found a new job that uses my bachelors degree close to home (as planned). Things are falling right into place yet I still find myself doubting and stressing over the future and the “unknown”: Will I be able to handle school, work, and my long distance relationship and still be a sane human being! ugh. I just have to keep telling myself everything will work out and I cannot control everything. I really need to learn to go with the flow…

JaePetti has gotten 13 cheers on this goal.


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