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# So i know there's a better, more efficient, way to do this. Does anyone have any ideas?

continents = [ 'Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia', ]

for n in continents:
if n == continents[0]: print("* " + continents[0]) elif n == continents[3]: print("* " + continents[3]) elif n == continents[5]: print("* " + continents[5]) elif n == continents[6]: print("* " + continents[6])

continents.py
```continents = [
'Asia',
'South America',
'North America',
'Africa',
'Europe',
'Antarctica',
'Australia',
]

for n in continents:
if n == continents[0]:
print("* " + continents[0])
elif n == continents[3]:
print("* " + continents[3])
elif n == continents[5]:
print("* " + continents[5])
elif n == continents[6]:
print("* " + continents[6])
```

You could treat `n` as an array and check `if n[0] is 'a'`.
```for continent in continents: