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Python Python Basics Meet Python Using Input

Sharvin Singh
Sharvin Singh
1,176 Points

What does it mean when the error message says "oops! task 1 is no longer passing"?

I am completely stuck on the last question on the last task, I've tried countless times to answer, however a error message appears.

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

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! The "Task 1 is no longer passing" message is most commonly caused by a syntax error. In this case, you have a variable name in the middle of two strings, but with no delimiter. Take a look at the preceding video around 0:48 where you can see an example of this. In the code part, above the console, we see:

print("Hello,", first_name)

This line prints out first the string "Hello," then the value stored in the first_name variable. To join them with a space and not introduce a syntax error we must have a comma between the string and the variable name.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Sharvin Singh
Sharvin Singh
1,176 Points

Hi Jennifer,

Thanks so much, that was a massive help!