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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talea is doing 43 things including…

be a better girlfriend

3 cheers


talea has written 3 entries about this goal


Well this weekend the love of my life came to see me and while we had a great time together I know i was pretty bratty at times. So as an addendum to this goal I want to go __ days without saying I love him but showing that I love him. Tonight I told him that he deserved the unproductive day he had because he is a hard worker, and I meant it!


Okay so I need some deliverables. I would like to not come away from unpleasant exchanges feeling like ‘well maybe it’s my fault for…’ and I want to say when things are bothering me rather then holding them in and lashing out. Let’s see if I can work on this for the next couple months.

baby steps

I need some deliverables on this. So to start, because distance limits our time together, I will try to resolve issues before we see each other so that our face time will only be positive.

talea has gotten 3 cheers on this goal.


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