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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I'm doing 37 things

Hernanditary's Life List

  1. 1. write a book and publish it
    55 people
  2. 2. Go to Comic Con
    89 people
  3. 3. swim in the ocean
    326 people
  4. 4. run a marathon
    1 cheer
    12,897 people
  5. 5. Kiss under a waterfall
    226 people
  6. 6. take a yoga class
    1 cheer
    528 people
  7. 7. find at least one thing each day that makes me happy and record it everyday for a year
    1 cheer
    2,671 people
  8. 8. save up $5,000
    31 people
  9. 9. see a cirque du soleil show
    1 cheer
    9 people
  10. 10. get a dog
    1 entry
    3,997 people
  11. 11. ride on a train
    64 people
  12. 12. find a job i love
    1 cheer
    2,023 people
  13. 13. Finish a 1000 piece puzzle
    9 people
  14. 14. Go scuba diving
    1,901 people
  15. 15. spend New Year's Eve in NYC
    18 people
  16. 16. Watch a Sunset on the Beach
    15 people
  17. 17. see a Foo Fighters concert
    2 people
  18. 18. Read one book a month for a year
    4 people
  19. 19. see a live stand-up comedy show
    1 cheer
    0 people
  20. 20. paint a picture
    1 cheer
    561 people
  21. 21. travel the world
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    21,175 people
  22. 22. earn a bachelor's degree
    1 cheer
    56 people
  23. 23. Buy a House
    14,074 people
  24. 24. fly in a hot air balloon
    410 people
  25. 25. go snowboarding
    768 people
  26. 26. Go Kayaking
    1 cheer
    601 people
  27. 27. go to a drive-in movie
    1 cheer
    203 people
  28. 28. take a couple's dancing class
    1 person
  29. 29. see the stars in the desert
    2 people
  30. 30. plant a garden
    2,097 people
  31. 31. Learn another language
    3 cheers
    4,246 people
  32. 32. Send a message in a bottle
    4,120 people
  33. 33. Learn to knit
    3,823 people
  34. 34. Take a photo every day for an entire year
    1 person
  35. 35. get a passport
    1,666 people
  36. 36. overcome a fear
    124 people
  37. 37. get fit
    3,666 people

How I did it
How to make homemade pizza
It took me
1 day
It made me

Recent entries
get a dog
So here's the deal.

I want to raise either a Border Collie, Labrador, or Golden Retriever from puppy to full grown dog. I want to teach it all kinds of tricks, play with it, love it, and spoil it rotten.

My husband has some conditions though.

1. He must name it. (His first suggestion was Wolfenstein Von Danger.)
2. We have to get it once I am out of the US Army. (That’s about four years from now.)
3. We can only have one if we have the time and finances. (Which I agree with.)

travel the world
Where I'd like to go.

Paris, France
London, England
– Stonehenge
Rome, Italy
– The Vatican City
The Grand Canyon, Arizona
– The Great Wall of China
– The Northern Lights
Sydney, Australia
– Taj Mahal
– Pyramids and Sphinx
– Safari
Central America
– Aztec Ruins
– Machu Picchu


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