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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JimInArizona in Scottsdale is doing 16 things including…

help out more around the house

4 cheers


JimInArizona has written 5 entries about this goal

book shelf

I FINALLY finished the bedroom bookshelf. Yeah!!

Muscle smarting weekend

At my wife’s request, I rearanged our book cases, giving away about half of them. Even unloaded, they are mosterously heavy!!

new desk for wife

I assembled a new desk for my wife, and moved her old one to the middle daughter’s room.


Emptied the dishwasher today and learned where everything goes. Loaded the dirty dishes.

cat clothes

I helped gather up and wash the kid’s clothes that were covered with cat fur. This is good because my wife is alergic to cats.

JimInArizona has gotten 4 cheers on this goal.


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