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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songwine in Arlington is doing 0 things including…

Write a song in 2012

35 cheers


songwine has written 2 entries about this goal

One song down!

I finally finished a song at a three day music retreat – wow, what a great sense of satisfaction to be singing the lyrics I created and crafted rather than playing others’ lyrics, which make me wonder what the point is to singing them as they don’t reflect who I am.

The lyrics were the highest/deepest thoughts I could think and I am glad I have brought them forth into manifestation, including in a performance for others. My intention is to really go all the way in this regard! I have wanted this for a long time :D


I have realized that I would like to use more of my own creativity, rather than rely on others’ ideas and creative work. One way I can do this is to play my own songs.

songwine has gotten 35 cheers on this goal.


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