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AnthonyPy

In lines 5-13, I detail what should happen when different inputs are chosen. But when trying to input the selections, it takes multiple of the same input to get a response. Is there a reason for this? If so, why, and how can I fix it?

Answered by Spacecraft [earned 5 cycles]
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Spacecraft

Hi there. To solve this problem, you need to assign a variable to your input on line 4, like this:
animal = input()
Then in your IF statements, use the variable in the logic:
if animal == 'dog':
Give it a try and let me know if it works.

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PattanAhmed

@AnthonyPy Hi,
Your code is just invalid!
Change your code to like this:-

print('Choose your pet!') print('Dog, cat, or mouse?') print('▼・ᴥ・▼ ˓˓ก₍⸍⸌̣ʷ̣̫⸍̣⸌₎ค˒˒ ᘛ⁐̤ᕐᐷ ') inp = input('') if inp == 'dog': print('▼・ᴥ・▼') print('bark!') elif inp == 'cat': print('meow!') print(' ˓˓ก₍⸍⸌̣ʷ̣̫⸍̣⸌₎ค') elif inp =='mouse': print('squeak!') print('ᘛ⁐̤ᕐᐷ')

Reason:- You should have made the input() into a variable like given above because giving input() directly into if statement will make a problem as input() is a function and not a variable to declare in if/elif statements.
That's it
Thanks!

Hope this helps