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in my footy league manager

why cant i print out userTeamName in other functions or at the end of the program...its just blank



 
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why is this being used
userTeamName = ""

instead of this:
userTeamName = askForTeamName #team name entered by the user

after calling the mainMenu() function



 
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ok

so merely creating a variable outside any function...say at the top of your program...doesnt mean its a global variable

carCount = 0

def countCars():
   countCars = input("Enter number of cars")
   global carCount
   carCount = countCars

now carCount is a global variable
 
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