Why do my hobbies have a ‘u’ before them when I print them?
This happens because
raw_input() returns a unicode string, and that’s all the
u means. If you’re seeing some output like this:
[u'knitting', u'biking', u'coding'], that’s totally normal. Python is intentionally letting you know that the output is unicode.
To “fix” this, we can convert our hobbies to strings as we append them, like this: