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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before_i_die's Life List

  1. 1. run a 10K
    1,180 people
  2. 2. watch all six episodes of Star Wars back to back
    4 people
  3. 3. study wicca
    62 people
  4. 4. get a tattoo
    21,916 people
  5. 5. write a graphic novel
    158 people
  6. 6. Buy a House
    14,076 people
  7. 7. make a short film
    675 people
  8. 8. see the northern lights
    19,117 people
  9. 9. Learn to play the guitar
    13,737 people
  10. 10. make a smaller ecological footprint
    992 people
  11. 11. take one photograph a day
    59 people
  12. 12. Read the Bible
    3,775 people
  13. 13. learn to salsa
    1,400 people
  14. 14. become a stripper
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    112 people
  15. 15. wear my hair in a mohawk
    0 people
  16. 16. be in a girl band
    2 people
  17. 17. Be debt free
    2,274 people
  18. 18. live in europe
    1,229 people
  19. 19. be able to do the splits
    260 people
  20. 20. do magic
    38 people
  21. 21. teach something
    22 people
  22. 22. run a marathon
    12,900 people
  23. 23. get my PhD
    869 people
  24. 24. visit all 50 states
    9,055 people
  25. 25. backpack Europe
    418 people
  26. 26. live by the ocean
    666 people
  27. 27. Learn to surf
    8,134 people
  28. 28. sail around the world
    942 people
  29. 29. cut my own hair
    129 people
  30. 30. learn to fly a plane
    1,165 people
  31. 31. go on a road trip with no predetermined destination
    21,501 people
  32. 32. write a book
    31,379 people
  33. 33. learn another language
    4,246 people
  34. 34. Take more pictures
    15,312 people
  35. 35. Give blood
    2,979 people
  36. 36. contribute something to Wikipedia
    24 people
  37. 37. paint more often
    293 people
  38. 38. meditate daily
    4,818 people
  39. 39. become known as an expert in my field
    105 people
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