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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Joscelyn77's Life List

  1. 1. start my own business
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    9,325 people
  2. 2. Write a cookbook and have it published
    4 people
  3. 3. write a book and have it published
    2,675 people
  4. 4. travel
    9,238 people
  5. 5. be better at small talk
    95 people
  6. 6. get a passport
    1,666 people
  7. 7. save money
    16,491 people
  8. 8. get another tattoo
    3,406 people
  9. 9. learn to meditate
    1,849 people
  10. 10. expand my vocabulary
    2,660 people
  11. 11. wake up when my alarm clock goes off
    7,414 people
  12. 12. learn another language
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    4,246 people
  13. 13. take a photography class
    1,612 people
  14. 14. take a dance class
    899 people
  15. 15. fall in love
    27,212 people
  16. 16. win the lottery
    4,027 people
  17. 17. sky dive
    2,662 people
  18. 18. learn how to rollerblade
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    50 people
  19. 19. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
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    21,500 people
  20. 20. bungee jump
    3,927 people
  21. 21. go camping
    2,916 people
  22. 22. improve my credit score
    336 people
  23. 23. Get more sleep
    4,453 people
  24. 24. Read more books
    11,828 people
  25. 25. get out of debt
    12,271 people
  26. 26. learn sign language
    8,503 people
  27. 27. finish college
    3,487 people
  28. 28. Organize my iTunes library (rank, info etc.)
    136 people
  29. 29. learn to read lips
    191 people
  30. 30. take better care of my teeth
    573 people
  31. 31. have better posture
    7,978 people
  32. 32. exercise daily
    2,321 people
  33. 33. Find what makes me truly happy
    14 people
  34. 34. have a flat stomach
    2,362 people
  35. 35. pay off my student loan
    685 people
  36. 36. Design and build my own house
    1,768 people
  37. 37. take karate lessons
    31 people
  38. 38. open my own business
    403 people
  39. 39. Write a book about my life
    263 people
Recent entries
watch less tv
TV On Occasion

Canceling the cable was the main step.

Even though I get a few channels with rabbit ears I am not glued to the television as much and it feels great. There are ways around that like catching shows on line. That’s not too bad either.

The hardest part was letting go of my soaps. I had watched since birth. It’s not been hard at all. Any day I am home during the week, all I have to do is turn on the tube and I can catch up in 15 minutes. It’s great.

Let go the TV. It’s so worth it.

live in New York City
New York, Here I come.

I was born in New York. I left at the age of 10, not by choice. Ever since that time I wanted to move back. It’s something I have spoken about many times.

Well I’m doing it. My lease was near its end and so I took the plunge. I gave my letter of resignation to my job and I gave my notice to not renew at my complex.

I feel greaaaaat! I am selling everything and only taking basics. Just me, my car and a trailer filled with my life.

I am going to miss FL but NY is where my heart has always been at.

So much to do and handle. All I am doing is taking it one thing at a time. It seems to be working thus far.

I don’t have a job yet but I don’t have any worries there. I know with my experience I will be just fine.

And, a family member has generously opened their home to me for a few months until I land on my feet.

God is great. Thank you. He’s opening doors and windows for me left and right. I know this is right for me. I know this is the right thing.

I am set to arrive 10.1.08

Wish me luck!

get a laptop

Best way to go!!!

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