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.

Export My Content


Own my own company
It's really easy to do

I started Organic Pop as a side business last year found it to be very simple. I used an incorporation company which basically did all of the work for me in a matter of a few weeks. The biggest benefit in starting your own LLC is for tax shelter purposes which can be real handy to have.

learn PHP
Took a PHP Class

I took a PHP class at AcademyX in San Francisco. Teacher was good but the course sucked.

remodel my kitchen
Hot Muffins!

I just had my kitchen redone fresh with new appliances, countertops, and floors. If anyone is looking for a safe and reliable contractor try this company:

Hot muffins because my oven works again :)

get my own office
Having your own office rocks

I just needed to get out of the house! I didn’t know how much it bothered me, working at home, until I got my own office. Now I have my little space I can call my own. As a result of the new space, I have become much happier and far more efficient in getting things done.

Paint the deck

The deck should make it for another year.

get an accountant
I need an accountant

I need an accountant to itemize all my deductions for my side business.

fish every river in yellowstone
Fishing in Yellowstone

I’ve fished 6 rivers or creeks in Yellowstone but my goal is to fish all of them and mark them off of my list. I’m going to keep track of my progress here: So far I have fished the Gallatin, Gibbon, Joffe Lake, Madison, Firehole, Little Firehole



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