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 36 things
 

candy_doll's Life List

  1. 1. be more confident
    1 entry
    11,598 people
  2. 2. write a book
    31,379 people
  3. 3. stop throwing clothes on the floor
    829 people
  4. 4. stop wasting time
    3,651 people
  5. 5. speak louder, slower, clearer
    1 entry
    47 people
  6. 6. win the lottery
    4,027 people
  7. 7. write a novel
    11,516 people
  8. 8. find the perfect pair of jeans
    603 people
  9. 9. dance more
    1 cheer
    1,127 people
  10. 10. respect my parents
    1 cheer
    31 people
  11. 11. get taller
    451 people
  12. 12. be more social
    5,409 people
  13. 13. build my own website
    604 people
  14. 14. Make a movie
    3,127 people
  15. 15. grow my hair long
    3,836 people
  16. 16. learn how to make layouts
    4,578 people
  17. 17. Take more pictures
    15,311 people
  18. 18. watch less tv
    1,947 people
  19. 19. Go on my first date
    1 entry
    126 people
  20. 20. Be less shy
    1 cheer
    3,037 people
  21. 21. develop my personality
    3 cheers
    116 people
  22. 22. learn a language
    826 people
  23. 23. pass my exams
    462 people
  24. 24. speak clearly
    1 cheer
    20 people
  25. 25. gain weight
    3,124 people
  26. 26. get a boyfriend
    1 entry
    2,736 people
  27. 27. go to america
    638 people
  28. 28. figure out what i want to do with my life
    3,860 people
  29. 29. clean my room
    2,793 people
  30. 30. smile more
    1 cheer
    3,618 people
  31. 31. talk more
    1 entry
    392 people
  32. 32. clean my room and maintain it.
    31 people
  33. 33. learn chinese
    2,655 people
  34. 34. Read the Bible
    1 cheer
    3,774 people
  35. 35. talk to more people
    179 people
  36. 36. be a fashion designer
    1 entry
    501 people

How I did it
How to pass my driving test first time
It took me
18 months
It made me
HAPPY


Recent entries
Talk more
those never ending long journeys never know what the hell to say!

I need help with this one, I never know what say also stucck for words



stop mumbling
Being afraid to voice my words, not being clear!

As I talk people lose interest, or I often have to repeat myself, or people mistake what I say I said dog they think I said uggs…lol…okay for months of being baffled to why its frustrating to talk…it has also knocked my confidence, I also sound like a retard and think I need to speak slowly or louder but that is not it! It is possible to whisper and still get your point across because its about the non verbal communication expressing yourself…

My mother says I mumble, after months I realised it’s being afraid of voicing your words not being clear, not have great vocab, I often get stuck in what to say and people finish my sentence.

Hey people lets try recording ourselves in videos, or tapes…see how we talk when we are alone, also try talking with tv on see if you can hear yourself???? Also read this whole blog aloud, read aloud is great practice we did it as children why stop being lazy?

In these websites it cannot stress enough reading aloud at home….

http://blog.jvf.com/2009/06/22/quick-tip-how-to-stop-mumbling/

http://www.communication-skills.info/elocution-lessons.shtml—-excellent website, helping you to talk effectively within minutes and realise where you go wrong!

READ ALOUD, that is what I’ve learnt today, I have not mastered talking to people however I am in the process to battling this. Easy to say not to do though lol.



be a fashion designer
Got my placement for a fashion degree

hopefully, i can become successful and people will find an interest in my designs. If not I will become a fashion buyer.



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