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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youssarian is doing 37 things including…

go to seminary


youssarian has written 2 entries about this goal

Considering it more seriously

I don’t seem to be leaving Christianity any time soon lol. I enjoy learning more and more about it, and I do enjoy apologetics. Having formal training in seminary would be very useful. I would wait until after I finish university, then go into seminary for either a Master’s of Bible Studies or Master’s of Apologetics.

A Possibility

This is something I’ve considered, although I currently don’t have any plans of actually doing it. I’m probably going to be in ministry in the future, and a solid education would help that greatly. There are online seminary programs that do seem to be accredited, and they’re relatively cheap as well. With accelerated online programs I could have a Master’s of Bible Studies in about two years. But that’s a long period of time, which explains why this isn’t a concrete goal. First I’m getting my Bachelor’s of Science in computer science then starting (hopefully) my career.


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