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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Recent entries from DJLifey
DJLifey 3 years ago


My wife and I had a home study conducted through an agency, but left it up to ourselves to find a baby. It only took weeks to find birthparents, and the baby was born six weeks after that.

Many people pay tens of thousands of dollars to go through an agency and get put on a list. That’s not the only way to do it. If you are ambitious and determined, you can find babies on your own. 3 years ago


My wife and I took custody of a baby girl last spring, the process will be complete in the end of June.

Right now we have the opportunity to adopt a little boy with special needs. 3 years ago

DJLifey 3 years ago


I’ve decided that the only way I’m going to read all of the books on my shelf is by getting rid of the ones I most likely won’t read. So far so good. I make one trip to goodwill each month. 3 years ago


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