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.

Export My Content


i want to try more

I'm doing 6 things

streichholz's Life List

  1. 1. learn german
    1 entry . 2 cheers
    5,480 people
  2. 2. post 1 picture daily
    2 entries
    1 person
  3. 3. learn a bit of dutch
    1 person
  4. 4. work out my biceps
    1 person
  5. 5. Quit sugar
    86 people
  6. 6. drink black tea instead of coffee
    1 person

How I did it
How to ignore negativity
It took me
6 months
It made me

How to identify 100 of my Favorite songs.
It took me
0 days
It made me
thankful 4the music

How to cut my hair short
It took me
2 days
It made me

See all "How I Did It" stories...

Recent entries
post 1 picture daily (read all 2 entries…)

when words become unclear

get on with my dissertation paper and try finishing it by the end of june (read all 5 entries…)

i’ve written 56 pages, now i have to organize and write a dashing table of contents. then the references (oh boy)

get on with my dissertation paper and try finishing it by the end of june (read all 5 entries…)

realigning, pictures, 40

See all entries ...


I want to:
43 Things Login