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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skye is doing 34 things including…

go on a road trip with my husband

6 cheers


skye has written 3 entries about this goal

predetermined destination

another trip tomorrow. again without my husband.

but how to go on a trip together when one of us feels he/she has to be home with the four kids when the other goes away?

maybe the goal should be go on a guilt-free road trip with my husband (and to connect it to another goal) with no predetermined destination?


my husband just came home from a road trip! without me!

and i am leaving next week, but on a plane, and without my husband.

oh when, when, when will husband and i go on this road trip?


we love our children but sometimes, we just want to drop them off somewhere (safe and loving, like at my sisters’ or my mother’s) and drive off into the sunset. :)

skye has gotten 6 cheers on this goal.


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