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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Marissa is doing 28 things including…

get married

12 cheers


Marissa has written 1 entry about this goal

Disregard that last post, because...

The boyfriend I mentioned in THAT post broke up with me soon after I wrote that entry… after cheating on me for 1 of those 2 months first. Asshole.

I am honored and humbled and blessed to say that I am with a much better boyfriend now (and we’ve been together for 4 months already), and there is a tremendous connection between the two of us. It is my intention to marry this one, because I realize that I am truly in love with him – unlike the last one.
[I now know, I was in love with the IDEA of being in love, but I was not actually in love with him.]
Everything I do will be steps in the direction of getting engaged, and eventually getting married to my boyfriend, because frankly, I cannot imagine life – even life that has not happened yet – without him.


Marissa has gotten 12 cheers on this goal.


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