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 9 things

How I did it
How to update my resume
It took me
3 months
It made me
elated. $$ woohoo.

Recent entries
play the cello (read all 3 entries…)
Cello is out of tune

Took a break to save money for barcelona

Become Financially Independent (read all 3 entries…)
I am 100% financially independent

With credit, comes great responsibility (to clear the bills in full that is).

I have savings, i have income, i have credit, i have a life. the only debt that i have is a mortgage that we will clear off in 4-5 years.

I think that is pretty good.

Next step to think about is putting aside money for a balance of funds, stock and charity.

Learn to cook (read all 4 entries…)
i have been cooking

I have been cooking, i enjoy baking alot more but i have been putting together one pot meals like soups and stews for workday evenings. Both the man and the girl finds it delicious so thats great.

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