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# So my code is different than the offered solution... Is this good or bad? Mind giving me some feedback?

Here's my code:

```import random

chances = 1

secret_number = random.randint(1,10)

print("What number am I thinking of that is between 1-10? You get 5 chances.")

while True:
users_guess = int(input(">>> "))
if chances == 5:
print("You ran out of chances. My number was {}. Sorry... :(".format(secret_number))
break
elif users_guess == secret_number:
print("YOU FIGURED IT OUT! My number was {}! It only took you {} tries too!".format(secret_number,chances))
break
else:
if users_guess > secret_number:
print("Oh no, you guessed to high")
elif users_guess < 1 or users_guess > 10:
print("Sorry, but that isn't a number between 1-10. Make your next guess between 1-10.")
else:
print("Oh no, you guessed to low")
chances = chances + 1
continue
```

Hi Jonathan,

Here's my opinion:

1. I am not sure that the `continue` statement at the end of the `while` loop is necessary. The loop will execute the next iteration automatically.

2. I see you are trying to do a little bit of input data validation there by checking whether the input is in the expected range. But that assumes that the user inputs an integer at the prompt. What if the user passes something else (like an arbitrary string or float)? I would wrap the `input()` function call in `try/except` blocks:

```try:
users_guess = int(input(">>> "))
except TypeError:
print("Sorry, but that isn't a number between 1-10. Make your next guess between 1-10.")
continue # here you actually need to start the loop over
```

Other than that it looks ok to me.

I see that the instructor also does the input type checking I have suggested for you (I just got the chance to watch the video) so I guess you were already aware of that.

P.S. There is s shortcut for incrementing the `chances` counter:

```chances += 1
``` PLUS

Sweet! So I incorporated the input check. Forgot about that actually. And I used the shorthand which I should know from coding in swift. But yeah, thanks for the response!

I didn't use any loop, stead a function that calls itself, beside check out my if i thing is really cool, but tell me if i am wrong

```import random

randNum = random.randint(1, 10)
userChoice = 0
tryNum = 0

def pregunta():
try:
userChoice = int(input('Adivina el numero entre 1 y 10\n>'))
except TypeError:
print('Eso no es un numero!')

if userChoice != randNum:
if userChoice < randNum:
print("El numero es mayor que {} \n".format(userChoice))
pregunta()
else:
print("El numero es menor que {} \n".format(userChoice))
pregunta()
else:

pregunta()
```

Hi. This is what I did. I too am curious if it's ok that I've styled my code differently than what was demonstrated in the video. Kindly share some feedback? Thank you in advance.

```import random

guesses_taken = 0

print("Pick a number between 1 and 10.")
print("You only get 5 tries.")

num = random.randint(1, 11)

while guesses_taken < 5:
guess = int(input("> "))
guesses_taken += 1

if guess < num:
elif guess > num:
else:
if guess == num:
break

# if correct
if guess == num:
guesses_taken = str(guesses_taken)
print("Correct! You've got the answer in {} tries!".format(guesses_taken))

# if incorrect
else:
if guess != num:
num = str(num)
print("I'm sorry.  The correct number was {}.".format(num))
```