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Python Python Basics Meet Python Using Input

Not sure what I'm doing wrong

Bummer: : Hmm...I answered the prompt with 'Red' but that's not what was in the variable favorite_color

I keep getting this error and I redid the challenge before this one but still get the same error message

favorite_color = input("What is your favorite color? ")
favorite_color = "purple"
print("The color",  favorite_color, "is a great color!")

@Craig Dennis

4 Answers

Paisley Myers
Paisley Myers
209 Points

I think it will work if you take out the second line. You are defining favorite_color twice.

Craig Dennis
Craig Dennis
Treehouse Teacher

Yeah don't re-define the color to purple...I call your script and fill in the prompt...that sets favorite_color to what I entered.

That make sense?

Christian Berglönn
Christian Berglönn
3,274 Points

As Paisley says, you're already letting the user define favorite_color with your input statement. By defining favorite_color again with "purple" probably just messes it up. Try removing favorite_color = "purple" and it probably will work.


props to Paisley Myers figured it out the red confused me because I put red for the other challenge before this one thanks guys