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 42 things
 

MelancholicMuse's Life List

  1. 1. Go to Cedar Point in Sandusky Ohio
    6 people
  2. 2. get a mohawk
    1 cheer
    185 people
  3. 3. get a massage more often
    23 people
  4. 4. learn to bellydance
    588 people
  5. 5. learn to dance
    7,163 people
  6. 6. buy a mini cooper
    117 people
  7. 7. Save money
    16,497 people
  8. 8. Learn to play the piano
    8,222 people
  9. 9. stop throwing clothes on the floor
    829 people
  10. 10. Have a baby
    6,203 people
  11. 11. make meditation and creative visualization daily practices
    1 cheer
    29 people
  12. 12. pierce my eyebrow
    135 people
  13. 13. go to a NASCAR Race
    1 cheer
    98 people
  14. 14. learn how to drive stick-shift
    4,445 people
  15. 15. Sponsor a child
    265 people
  16. 16. the godfather
    3 people
  17. 17. improve my writing
    456 people
  18. 18. bellydance
    403 people
  19. 19. learn to swing dance
    1,162 people
  20. 20. get a laptop
    787 people
  21. 21. have conversations late into the night with fascinating people
    2,044 people
  22. 22. get married
    21,342 people
  23. 23. Drive across the USA
    2,144 people
  24. 24. see the northern lights
    2 cheers
    19,121 people
  25. 25. publish my poetry
    575 people
  26. 26. spend an entire day watching the extended version of all three Lord of the Rings movies back-to-back-to-back
    1,012 people
  27. 27. See my name on the cover of a book
    1 cheer
    64 people
  28. 28. stop procrastinating
    30,441 people
  29. 29. Learn to cook
    10,171 people
  30. 30. fly
    1,997 people
  31. 31. Watch a space shuttle launch
    918 people
  32. 32. Get my writing published
    117 people
  33. 33. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
    21,509 people
  34. 34. learn gaelic
    620 people
  35. 35. have children
    4,515 people
  36. 36. see more bands live
    55 people
  37. 37. learn HTML and design a website
    18 people
  38. 38. learn to ride a motorcycle
    1,956 people
  39. 39. reconnect with old friends
    502 people
  40. 40. Own a Villa in Tuscany
    36 people
  41. 41. Dedicate to Wicca
    2 cheers
    13 people
  42. 42. make 50 LiveJournal icons
    1 cheer
    318 people
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see the godfather
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such an excellent movie, now i gotta watch parts 2 and 3



get a cat
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Cats are some of the best companions you can ever have. It’s almost like they can sense your emotions, and know just the right time to cuddle up with you.



fire a gun in a shooting range
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I had to do it because it was part of Navy boot camp. I don’t ever want to fire a gun at any person, animal or anything at all.



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