Python Programming/Decision Control/Solutions

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Write a program that has a user guess your name, but they only get 3 chances to do so until the program quits.

name = raw_input("What's my name? ")
answer = "Jack"
attempt = 0
 
if name == answer:
	print("That's correct!")
else:
	while name != answer and attempt < 2:
		attempt = attempt + 1
		name = raw_input("That's incorrect. Please try again: ")
		if name == answer:
			print("That's correct!")
		elif attempt == 2:
			print("You've exceeded your number of attempts.")

Another solution that uses the sys library.

import sys
count = 0
while count < 3:
        guess = raw_input("Guess my name: ")
 
        if guess == "joe":
                print ("Good guess!")
                sys.exit()
 
        elif count < 2:
                print ("\nTry again!\n")
 
        if count == 2:
                print ("Too many wrong guesses, terminating")
 
        count = count + 1


better way

name = "roger"
 
x=0
 
while x < 3:
    guess = raw_input("What's my name?: ")
    if(guess != name):
        print "Wrong"
        x += 1
        if(x==3):
            print "You've reached the max attempt!"
    else:
        print "Correct"
        break