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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wasting




I'm doing 18 things
 

wasting's Life List

  1. 1. Grow in Christ
    1,227 people
  2. 2. pray more
    3,199 people
  3. 3. read the Bible daily
    477 people
  4. 4. work less, live more
    2 entries
    38 people
  5. 5. exercise regularly
    10,853 people
  6. 6. Make new friends
    13,750 people
  7. 7. learn to drive
    6,741 people
  8. 8. stop biting my nails
    7,260 people
  9. 9. clean my room
    2,793 people
  10. 10. Love without fear
    1,832 people
  11. 11. stop being shy
    928 people
  12. 12. never apologize for being me
    688 people
  13. 13. Floss Every Day
    1,228 people
  14. 14. be less jealous
    413 people
  15. 15. Become a vegetarian
    1,612 people
  16. 16. Have a restaurant know my "usual"
    1 entry
    97 people
  17. 17. stop procrastinating
    30,440 people
  18. 18. Get organized
    6,534 people
Recent entries
work less, live more (read all 2 entries…)
I QUIT

I quit one of my jobs this week. I’m so excited to be able to make plans and do something for myself besides working. And I’m about to get a raise at my other job. I’m so happy!



Have a restaurant know my "usual"
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You know, I work in a resturant where I know dozens of specials. And, of course, I cannot get one person in one resturant that I visit regularly to know my usual.
I can’t even get the people at Domino’s to remember that I like extra garlic sauce with my pizza and I’ve been there three times this week!



work less, live more (read all 2 entries…)
Very hard.

This is going to be a difficult task for me. I work two jobs and about 65 hours (at minimum) a week. Working interferes with my life a lot, but I work in a town where there’s a lot to do in summer, and not so much in the winter. I’m saving up for the winter, but I need to learn how say no when people beg me to take their shifts and stuff like that. I would love to be able to relax a little during my summer and enjoy myself, maybe work on some of my other goals.




 

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