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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entropiconoh i wish i could

i keep forgetting about this, but it is by far the best place to store and track what I want to do with my life

please forgive me 43things, i’ll not forsake you again 4 years ago


entropiconRemove it all and start again

There is too much going on in my life, I am overwhelmed and i need to sort it out. So I’m starting from scratch. I’ve already started with my browser, removing all the favourites and only putting ones back that I use.

I am extending this to the area of habits, rituals and things I should or need to do on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. I have been overloading myself recently and this has had a profound effect on my creativity.

So here goes, let’s see if by doing less I actually do more. 6 years ago

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