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aditya verma1,853 Points
Entered into a recurring cycle
count=0 attempt=input('enter the password') while attempt != 'opensesame print('please try again') count += 1 print('enter please')
can someone please help me understand what's wrong here.
[Mod: added ```python formatting]
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 67,893 Points
Looks like you are missing a closing quote mark and colon on
while attempt != 'opensesame
The line before every indented block should always end with a colon (:)
Also, there is no way out of the
while loop. Since
attempt is set outside of the loop, it will either always match or never match "
opensesame" if the loop is entered.
Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!
Anna Goudie471 Points
Isn't it because the instructions after 'while' is 'print' as opposed to 'input'? That's why mine kept recurring infinitely.