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The one thing I am having an issue with is: if I try to stop the program with ctrl+c, the try/except test to see if the number is and integer (in check_input()) causes an exception that triggers the loop back to asking for correct input. My code:

```import random

def start_game():
print("Try to guess our random number")
print("The number will be between 1 and 10")
ask = "How many guesses would you like? > "

def check_input(question):
wrong_input = True

while wrong_input:
try:
test = int(input(question))
wrong_input = False
except:
print("You need to enter a whole number. Try again")

return test

def make_a_guess(num_guesses):
if num_guesses == 1:
else:
print("You have {} attempts.".format(num_guesses))

guess = "What is your guess? > "
not_in_range = True

while not_in_range:
this_guess = check_input(guess)
if 1 <= this_guess <= 10:
not_in_range = False
else:
print("You need to enter a number between 1 and 10. Try again")

return this_guess

def play_again():
yes_no = input("Would you like to play again? y/n > ")
if yes_no == 'y':
new_game()
return 0
else:
print("Goodbye until next time then.")
return -1

def play_the_game(num_guesses, our_number):
i = 0
i = num_guesses

while i >= 0:
if i == 0:
print("You are out of guesses")
print("The number was {}".format(our_number))
i = play_again()

else:
this_guess = make_a_guess(i)

if this_guess == our_number:
print("Congratulations. You guessed it. The correct number was {}.".format(our_number))
print("It took you {} tries to guess correctly".format(num_guesses - (i - 1)))
i = play_again()

elif i == 1:
print("Sorry. That still wasn't the right number")

else:

if this_guess < our_number:
print("Our number is higher than {}.".format(this_guess))
elif this_guess > our_number:
print("Our number is less than {}.".format(this_guess))

i = i - 1

def new_game():
our_number = random.randint(1,10)
num_guesses = start_game()
play_the_game(num_guesses, our_number)

new_game()
```

Edited for syntax highlighting. :) Just for future reference, here's a post on how to post code to the forum.