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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Thilds in Göteborg is doing 33 things including…

bake more

9 cheers


Thilds has written 3 entries about this goal


Raspberry muffins!


Cinnamon buns!

My first birthday cake!

Yesterday, my boyfriend’s brother’s girlfriend had her birthday, and since she doesn’t really celebrate it or want any gifts, I decided to make her a cake. It’s the first birthday cake I ever baked from scratch! It was a meringue cake with chocolate cream filling and cream and strawberrys on top. It was a success, even though I thought the chocolate was a bit strong, so next time, I’ll use lighter chocolate. I’m so happy I succeeded! Now I HAVE TO bake more often!

Thilds has gotten 9 cheers on this goal.


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