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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Alwyn Berkeley




I'm doing 22 things
 

Alwyn Berkeley's Life List

  1. 1. Learn to cook
    49 entries . 20 cheers
    10,168 people
  2. 2. Swim with dolphins
    4 cheers
    8,292 people
  3. 3. go camping
    3 cheers
    2,916 people
  4. 4. Get my Master's Degree
    1 cheer
    1,206 people
  5. 5. Get my HAM radio license
    2 cheers
    60 people
  6. 6. learn to draw
    2 cheers
    2,399 people
  7. 7. learn blender
    58 people
  8. 8. write an android application
    1 entry
    21 people
  9. 9. get a six pack
    1 entry
    3,032 people
  10. 10. Save money
    1 entry
    16,495 people
  11. 11. play the piano
    3 cheers
    1,205 people
  12. 12. Read 30 books in 30 Days
    7 entries . 2 cheers
    3 people
  13. 13. Learn Japanese
    3 cheers
    10,801 people
  14. 14. write a book
    1 cheer
    31,381 people
  15. 15. learn to dance
    1 cheer
    7,164 people
  16. 16. Learn Spanish
    3 entries . 1 cheer
    18,259 people
  17. 17. build my muscles
    4 entries . 1 cheer
    43 people
  18. 18. grow a strawberry plant
    4 cheers
    4 people
  19. 19. learn photoshop
    1 entry . 2 cheers
    1,532 people
  20. 20. stop biting my nails
    2 entries
    7,261 people
  21. 21. Complete 43 goals on "43 things"
    1 entry . 4 cheers
    2 people
  22. 22. Create a List of 365 Life-Inspiring Quotes
    102 people

How I did it
How to improve my credit score to 720
It took me
8 months
It made me
Super Happy


How to be debt free
It took me
1 year
It made me
feel a little better


How to get a passport
It took me
4 months
It made me
Empowered


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jump out of a plane
Go for it!

Life is short, just do it. Now that I have done it I might not ever do it again but you know what? I can say I did it and I have that experience!



Learn to cook (read all 49 entries…)
Salmon Fillet & Fungee

I made this back in July. This a bowl of Salmon that I pan fried until browned and then stewed. The stew had some browning in it naturally so the stew had a great savory yet caramel-like taste. On the side you will see some fungee there, which is basically corn meal and okra. This is the only way I am ever willing to eat okra.



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Another quickee

Would you believe that this really resulted from a can of mixed vegetables. I only had a can of mixed vegetables in water on hand so as much as I don’t like canned food I made it work. I turned those vegetables into a curry and layered it over some rice and peas with platano on the side. This all took about 20-25 minutes and the best thing about it is that it is vegetarian/vegan.



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