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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applepie is doing 33 things including…

Stop caring what other people think of me

13 cheers


applepie has written 1 entry about this goal


My sister told me this morning that some of her colleagues said her wedding pictures didn’t look like her at all, meaning that she wasn’t really beautiful in real life. It made her upset so I had to comfort her and told her not to care about what those people said about her. It just striked to me that why there are so many people who like to make judgements about others? There would be less problems if there were no judgements in life. “Stop caring what other people think of me“ wouldn’t even need to be considered because nobody judges you. But I guess being judgemental is human nature.

applepie has gotten 13 cheers on this goal.


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