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Looping problem - Python 3.4

Posted on 2014-11-27
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I am trying to create a two dimensional list (newlist) from a single dimensional list (Original).

Original =[6,12,45,23,8,32,99,100]

newlist =[[6, 12], [45, 23], [8, 32],[99,100]]  ..... desired result

newlist =[[6, 12], [45, 23], [8, 32]] ............ actual result

Looks like the looping stops before the end of the process.

I have attached the .PY file

Thanks in advance for any help.
testing.py
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clockwatcher earned 500 total points
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In general, it's rarely a good idea to change the control variable that you're iterating over.  Here's one way to get the results that you're after.  
while len(Original) != 0:
   newlist.append(Original[0:2])
   Original = Original[2:]

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Perfect. AND I learned something important

Many thanks
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