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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KissYourIndexFinger in Scottsdale is doing 24 things including…

Have a picture published in a major magazine

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KissYourIndexFinger has written 2 entries about this goal

Alternative Press

Back in Feb. I got my picture taken with Will from Cartel because I have lyrics from their song “Burn This City” in his handwriting. The picture is of Will next to my tattoo and they took it for a segment in Alternative Press magazine called “In Less Than 1,000 Words” where every month a different band submits pictures of what life is like on the road for them. It hasn’t been published yet but when it has, it’s kind of like having my picture in a magazine.


I would LOVE to get paid to take pictures of bands for a living it’s one of my passions and I dream that a band’s PR person will love my pictures so much that they’ll get sold to AP and I’ll see them in a layout of the next issue.

KissYourIndexFinger has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.


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