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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LoriJay in Torrance is doing 29 things including…

pay off my credit card

1 cheer


LoriJay has written 3 entries about this goal


I paid it down to below $1,000 using some of my tax return.
I’ll end up still needing to use that money for flights but at least on this upcoming month, I’ll have drastically lowered my credit to debt ratio. Yay?

Halfway There!

I have the money to pay it off completely but I decided to just get it to the halfway point and for me to have to deal with the payments every month and finance charges for the rest of the time. I think that paying it all the way off won’t “teach me a lesson” or it will just feel too easy. So… $500 left to pay off. Sigh…


my credit card is $1000. i think i have it down to $970.

LoriJay has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.


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