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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sweetxdreams is doing 33 things including…

find out my blood type

1 cheer


sweetxdreams has written 3 entries about this goal

found out today

that I am an
A pos.

Donated blood today

So, I should be getting the card… sometime… that tells me what it is.

LOST made me want to know my blood type.

The TV show… That one episode… They needed to find a match for a blood type, so one of the guys went around asking everyone what their blood type was… and the majority didn’t know.

I thought “Hey! I bet it’s useful to know!” So I want to know…

Maybe I’ll be on a plane that crashes on an island and someone will need to match blood and then they’ll ask me what mine is… And then I’ll tell them and say “Luckily, I asked my doctor what my type was.”

Alright… Maybe not.

But I think it’s just a useful thing to know.
I’ll find out….

sweetxdreams has gotten 1 cheer on this goal.

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