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```import random

# make a list of words
words = [
'apple',
'banana',
'orange',
'strawberry',
'lime',
'grapes',
'lemon',
'kiwi',
'blueberry',
'melon'
]

while True:
if start.lower() == "q":
break
# pick a random word from that list
secret_word = random.choice(words)
good_guesses = []

while len(bad_guesses) < 7 and len(good_guesses) != len(list(secret_word)):
# draw spaces, guessed letters, and strikes
for letter in secret_word:
if letter in good_guesses:
print(letter, end='')
else:
print('_', end='')

print('')
print('')

# take guess
guess = input("Guess a letter: ").lower()

if len(guess) != 1:
print("You can only guess one letter!")
continue
elif guess in bad_guesses or guess in good_guesses:
continue
elif not guess.isalpha():
print("You can only guess letters!")
continue

if guess in secret_word:
good_guesses.append(guess)
if len(good_guesses) == len(list(secret_word)):
print("You win! The word was {}.".format(secret_word))
break
else:
# print out win/lose
else:
print("You didn't  guess it! My secret word was {}.".format(secret_word))
```

MOD

If the secret_word has repeated letters, the length of secret_word will always be longer than the length of good_guesses.

How can you change the comparison: `len(good_guesses) != len(list(secret_word))` so that only unique characters in the secret_word are counted?

Post back if you need more hints. Good Luck!!

Hope I'm not stealing his thunder but since I was having the same problem...I tried this (replaced "list()" with "set()" and it seemed to work:

```if len(good_guesses) == len(set(secret_word)):
print("You win! The word was {}".format(secret_word))
break
```