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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Aamnah Akram




I'm doing 36 things
 

Aamnah Akram's Life List

  1. 1. Make new friends
    13,751 people
  2. 2. see the world
    2,196 people
  3. 3. go backpacking
    585 people
  4. 4. make love in the rain
    2,016 people
  5. 5. Create a website that makes money
    4 people
  6. 6. take better care of myself
    1,413 people
  7. 7. Eat more fruits and vegetables
    1,095 people
  8. 8. show up at the airport with a bag & a passport & take the first flight available.
    576 people
  9. 9. join a secret society
    260 people
  10. 10. Own a car
    484 people
  11. 11. Live in another country
    1,599 people
  12. 12. get HTML Certificate from W3Schools
    2 people
  13. 13. write an ebook
    99 people
  14. 14. Become Financially Independent
    6,719 people
  15. 15. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
    1 entry
    21,500 people
  16. 16. learn web design
    320 people
  17. 17. learn web development
    18 people
  18. 18. live each day as if it were my last, but learn each day as if I'll live forever
    510 people
  19. 19. find adventure
    10 people
  20. 20. Spend less time fooling around on the net and more time actually working
    5,409 people
  21. 21. decide what the hell I would like to do with the rest of my life
    7,198 people
  22. 22. speak spanish
    744 people
  23. 23. get a massage
    1,039 people
  24. 24. visit europe
    1,637 people
  25. 25. learn to type without looking at my hands
    593 people
  26. 26. learn a song on the piano
    14 people
  27. 27. fall in love and stay in love
    149 people
  28. 28. make my own clothes
    2,307 people
  29. 29. expand my vocabulary
    2,660 people
  30. 30. Learn to speak Latin
    133 people
  31. 31. teach someone to read
    144 people
  32. 32. nose pierced
    15 people
  33. 33. climb a mountain
    2,133 people
  34. 34. Sing
    2,554 people
  35. 35. Visit China
    880 people
  36. 36. buy expensive stock
    1 person

How I did it
How to live simply
It took me
6 months
It made me
satisfied and happy


Recent entries
go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
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Its sort of our family tradition. getting out on the road first and then deciding in the car. All my trips to the northern areas of Pakistan and valleys have been that way. Its fun, its exciting and it comes with ‘surprises’. You gotta love surprises!



To live instead of exist
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i read this somewhere: ‘I live in my own little world.. but its okay, they know me here.’
I just started acting on it. Not caring what others might think and not being afraid of taking risks and making a fool of yourself is all it took for me. Its fun being me.



Watch Desperate Housewives
Its addictive!

Okay, confession: im hooked! Just finished watching the third season last night and loved every episode.




 

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