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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Prof. Wormwood




I'm doing 22 things
 

Prof. Wormwood's Life List

  1. 1. get in shape
    12 entries . 5 cheers
    10,377 people
  2. 2. Spread the word about "Heal Your Headache"
    8 entries . 4 cheers
    1 person
  3. 3. Cheer people who have a "cat logo" just because...
    11 cheers
    2 people
  4. 4. achieve my secret goal
    17 entries . 16 cheers
    4 people
  5. 5. create small pieces of art, and leave them for people to find
    4 entries . 20 cheers
    460 people
  6. 6. have synchronized walks with other 43thingers and post pictures here
    52 team members . 5 entries . 2 cheers
    26 people
  7. 7. participate in The 43Things Watercolor Guild
    4 team members . 10 entries . 4 cheers
    3 people
  8. 8. have a daily schedule so I don't feel so overwhelmed
    2 entries . 8 cheers
    1 person
  9. 9. make sure that the people I love and care about know it.
    5 entries . 7 cheers
    1 person
  10. 10. B.Y.O.Bag Project (A movement to save the environment one bag at a time)
    9 team members . 1 entry . 4 cheers
    22 people
  11. 11. be free of facial pain
    7 entries . 1 cheer
    1 person
  12. 12. meditate every day
    4 cheers
    761 people
  13. 13. Live with positive assumptions - assume the best in everything
    2 entries . 2 cheers
    2 people
  14. 14. Be able to name all 16 of my great great grandparents
    8 entries . 3 cheers
    9 people
  15. 15. Have an Art Show
    2 cheers
    161 people
  16. 16. Learn to play Banjo
    3 cheers
    48 people
  17. 17. learn to play Chopin's Nocturne in C# minor
    1 cheer
    4 people
  18. 18. realize that even though my dad never loved me, I'm still worthy of love
    2 cheers
    1 person
  19. 19. just get through today
    1 person
  20. 20. Find motivation to accomplish things
    1 person
  21. 21. Start a company distributing my curriculum through iBooks and kits.
    1 person
  22. 22. Raise 25,000 for my friend with cancer
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1 person

How I did it
How to own an old Cajun print signed by George Rodrigue
It took me
2 years
It made me
amazed


How to meet Mooniebutt in real life
It took me
5 years
It made me
happy happy happy


How to start a photo journal - take at least a photo a day to represent my life
It took me
3 years
It made me
satisfied


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Recent entries
be free of facial pain (read all 7 entries…)
12 years

Still trying to get off my meds but not sure I will ever be free of this pain



achieve my secret goal (read all 17 entries…)
160 on Dec1, 2013

I was officially overweight on 12-1-13. Since then I have lost weight. I’m 150.5 on Feb 1, 2014.

I was so thin when I created this goal and didn’t know it.



Raise 25,000 for my friend with cancer
Please donate a little

because lots of littles means a lot.
http://fnd.us/c/dgfP3/sh/a2iNQ4



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