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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eclectic passion in Swansea is doing 43 things including…

Live my life in colour.

5 cheers


eclectic passion has written 2 entries about this goal


Now going on a Mediterrean cruise for 2 weeks in October :)) Super excited! It’ll be stopping at Gibraltar, Cannes, Monaco, Barcelona and a few other places. This will be the second cruise I’ve been on, the first time (last summer) I was very ill and so unable to enjoy it properly. So a big goal for me is to not get ill this time around.

I'm not really sure...

What constitutes ‘living life in colour’ so hence the lack of entries for this goal so far. I guess its just about being bold in following the direction of your dreams, living life deliberately and consciously (hey, why use one word when you can use two that mean the same thing? hahaha)

eclectic passion has gotten 5 cheers on this goal.


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