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# Guessing Game challenge

I decided to write my code before looking at Ken's. However, when running my script I keep getting an error message that says,"indentation error: expected indent. . . ". so here's the code again (I just realized I was using the wrong thing).

```def validate_guess():
if plyr_guess != int:
print("Whoops! You didn't enter a number!")
plyr_guess = input("Please enter a number between 1-10.")
elif plyr_guess > 10:
print("Whoops! You're number should be between 1-10.")
plyr_guess = input("Please enter a number between 1-10.")
else:
break

def count_guess():
while True:
count < 4:
if plyr_guess != target_num:
elif plyr_guess < target_num:
print("Nope! Guess higher!")
count += 1
elif plyr_guess > target_num:
print("Nope! Guess lower!")
count += 1
else:
print("Congratulations! You won in", count, " tries!")
exit()

import random
target_num = random.randint(1,10)
total = 0
count = 0
#Explain the rules of game
print("Hmmmm. . . . I'm thinking of a number between 1 and 10. Can you guess it? I'll give you 3 tries.)"
plyr_guess = input("Please enter a number between 1-10.")
random_num()
#Read guess and validate that plyr_guess is an integer.
validate_guess()

evaluate_num()
```

Forget it, I'll just go online and get it. I can get the indents to work there. Thanks anyway.

Hi David, you may have already figured this out, but I thought I would offer help if you still need it. All of the code that is part of the `validate_guess()` and `count_guess()` function definitions needs to be indented. That is probably the source of your error. A few other things to note:
• At the start of your `while` block you have a line of code: `count < 4:` with an if statement following. This line will probably throw an error as it is expecting a block of code after the `:` and the way it is written now, this line just evaluates the expression then does nothing with it.
• The `if plyr_guess != target_num:` line does not have any code in it's block so it will cause an indentation error as well.