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'm doing 33 things

vmking1988's Life List

  1. 1. achieve enlightenment
    1 entry
    177 people
  2. 2. Go to therapy
    1 entry
    124 people
  3. 3. become a better writer
    1 cheer
    441 people
  4. 4. finish writing my book
    1 cheer
    522 people
  5. 5. Eliminate the stuff from my life that doesn't fulfill me spiritually, emotionally or creativily
    1 person
  6. 6. Understand my mother and forgive her
    1 cheer
    1 person
  7. 7. Decide FOR MYSELF if there is a god or not and come to terms with that
    1 person
  8. 8. Understand why I suck at family relationships
    1 person
  9. 9. become close with my family
    2 people
  10. 10. become a therapist
    91 people
  11. 11. Accept my past and the pain I went through
    1 person
  12. 12. Learn to accept and love my body
    2 people
  13. 13. get my driver's license
    5,140 people
  14. 14. get out of dept
    45 people
  15. 15. Get sleeve tattoos and a back piece
    3 entries
    1 person
  16. 16. Be a philosopher every day
    1 person
  17. 17. Volunteer to help suicidal awareness
    1 person
  18. 18. Get fit without paying for a gym
    1 person
  19. 19. run a marathon
    12,897 people
  20. 20. Open up my own coffee shop.
    1 cheer
    4 people
  21. 21. Become a pro at "magic" (card game)
    1 person
  22. 22. Know everything about all the past kings and queens of england
    1 person
  23. 23. Read all of shakespears plays
    1 entry
    1 person
  24. 24. Write a Screen Play
    81 people
  25. 25. redecorate my room
    458 people
  26. 26. learn to ride a bike
    691 people
  27. 27. learn sign language
    8,503 people
  28. 28. learn how to surf
    965 people
  29. 29. learn how to play the violin
    144 people
  30. 30. Learn how to cook italian food
    3 people
  31. 31. Go into a real haunted house
    1 person
  32. 32. travel the world
    21,175 people
  33. 33. Stand on the Brooklyn Bridge and know that I love my life at last
    1 person

How I did it
How to meditate more often
It took me
1 year
It made me

Recent entries
Get sleeve tattoos and a back piece (read all 3 entries…)
For My Back

AND THIS WILL GO ON MY BACK! I wanted to have something that would represent my inner women strength, and this chic suits me prefectly. I’m also going to have a dragon surrounding her, as if she’s fighting it off (fighting inner demons). I will also have a quote above the whole epic scene which will read “There are those who say that with pure genius also comes with instability, that creativity cannot co-exist with normality. Which is why some the worlds greatest artists and writers have displayed some form of mental, emotional, or sexual trauma in their lives.”

Get sleeve tattoos and a back piece (read all 3 entries…)
Left arm ideas

This tattoo will be for my mom, I think that my left arm will be dedicated to the people I love. Still need look around some more though

Get sleeve tattoos and a back piece (read all 3 entries…)
My Ideas

So I’ve decided to go with a zen theme on my right arm, here is a pic idea. I’m aso going to include a quote that will help complete a tattoo I already have on my right arm “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world”. As for the rest of my arm I want to find something that represents ying and yang but haven’t found the right one.

See all entries ...


I want to:
43 Things Login