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.

Export My Content

Segsy in Long Island is doing 19 things including…

Catch on my movies and delete them from my dvr

8 cheers


Segsy has written 6 entries about this goal

My wonderful son

who thought he was doing a god thing by deleting his shows from the DVR also deleted MY MOVIES! UGH!

We bought a Zoo

Very cute touching movie.

In Time

Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried… interesting and scary concept of life on time.

Switched cable providers

Lost some of my dvr’d movies but recorded new ones. Recently watched breaking dawn P1. I did not read the book but I thought it was awful.

Sourcer's Apprentice

with Nicholas Cage. Always love Nicholas Cage.


Friends with Benefits

Segsy has gotten 8 cheers on this goal.


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