It keeps giving me this elif syntax error in line 103 and I have NO idea where it's coming from. UGH!!!

#!/usr/bin/python

import os.path

#nxn board, in this case n = 10
n = 10
#will hold the positions similar to n-queens
allPositions = []
#current state of board used for comparisons
state = []
#defining captured and inaRow
blackPairCap = 0
whitePairCap = 0
blackInaRow = 0
whiteInaRow = 0

#the initial state of the board is all blank
#im storing each row of the board as a list
#this is pretty much only for displaying the board
row0 = []
row1 = []
row2 = []
row3 = []
row4 = []
row5 = []
row6 = []
row7 = []
row8 = []
row9 = []

#similar to the n-queens problem,
#i'll make an allDirections list so i can test later for things such as
#if it's next to another piece of itself or the opponent
allDirections = [[-1, 0],[1, 0],[0, -1],[0, 1],[-1, -1],[-1, 1],[1, -1],[1, 1]]

#creating all rules without precond or anything
def createPositions():
    for i in range(0,n):
        for j in range(0,n):
            allPositions.append([i,j])

#winner
def winner():
    if (blackPairCap == 5):
	    print "White is the winner!"
	    return True
    elif (whitePairCap == 5):
	    print "Black is the winner!"
	    return True
    elif (blackInaRow >= 5):
	    print "Black is the winner!"
	    return True
    elif (whiteInaRow >= 5):
	    print "White is the winner!"
	    return True
    else:
	    inGameMenu()

#for next function
player1 = ""
player2 = ""
comp1 = ""
comp2 = ""
#current players
currentPlayers = []

#save files list
FILES = []

#startGameMenu
def startGameMenu():
    print "Do you have a save file that you would like to run the game from?\n"
    saveFile = raw_input("y or n")
    saveFile = str(saveFile)
    if saveFile == "y":
        fileName = raw_input("What is the name of the save file (with extension)? \n")
        FILES.append(fileName)
        f = open(fileName, 'r')
        for line in f:
            if line == 0:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 1:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 2:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 3:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 4:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 5:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 6:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 7:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 8:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
            if line == 9:
                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
    f.close()
    inGameMenu()

    elif saveFile == "n":
        print "Welcome to Pente!\n"
        print "Would you like to play a new game?\n"
    	answer = raw_input("y or n:")
    	answer = str(answer)
    	if (answer == "y"):
	    numPlayers = raw_input("How many players are going to be playing? (1-4):\n")
	    numPlayers = int(numPlayers)
	    for p in range(0,numPlayers):
	        print "Would you like to be Player 1, Player 2, PC 1, or PC 2?\n"
	        player = raw_input("p1, p2, pc1, or pc2:")
	        player = str(player)
            if (player == "p1"):
                currentPlayers.append(player1)
	        elif (player == "p2"):
	            currentPlayers.append(player2)
	        elif (player == "pc1"):
	            currentPlayers.append(comp1)
	        elif (player == "pc2"):
	            currentPlayers.append(comp2)        

            print "Which color would you like to play as?\n"
	        color = raw_input("b (black) or w (white):")
	        color = str(color)
	        if (color == "b"):
	            currentPlayers[p] = "black"
	        elif (color == "w"):
	            currentPlayers[p] = "white"

    inGameMenu()

#defining players and their colors

#inGameMenu
def inGameMenu():
    return

#inGameMenu from save file
def saveFileGame():
    return
    
#startGameMenu()

elif and else must have the same indentation than the corresponding if .
Edit: sorry, in your code, the 2 lines before the elif should be indented like the for statement above.

Ok I restructured things around a little bit and that first elif error went away but now I have another one!!!

#!/usr/bin/python

import os.path

#nxn board, in this case n = 10
n = 10
#will hold the positions similar to n-queens
allPositions = []
#current state of board used for comparisons
state = []
#defining captured and inaRow
blackPairCap = 0
whitePairCap = 0
blackInaRow = 0
whiteInaRow = 0

#the initial state of the board is all blank
#im storing each row of the board as a list
#this is pretty much only for displaying the board
row0 = []
row1 = []
row2 = []
row3 = []
row4 = []
row5 = []
row6 = []
row7 = []
row8 = []
row9 = []

#similar to the n-queens problem,
#i'll make an allDirections list so i can test later for things such as
#if it's next to another piece of itself or the opponent
allDirections = [[-1, 0],[1, 0],[0, -1],[0, 1],[-1, -1],[-1, 1],[1, -1],[1, 1]]

#creating all rules without precond or anything
def createPositions():
    for i in range(0,n):
        for j in range(0,n):
            allPositions.append([i,j])

#winner
def winner():
    if (blackPairCap == 5):
	    print "White is the winner!"
	    return True
    elif (whitePairCap == 5):
	    print "Black is the winner!"
	    return True
    elif (blackInaRow >= 5):
	    print "Black is the winner!"
	    return True
    elif (whiteInaRow >= 5):
	    print "White is the winner!"
	    return True
    else:
	    inGameMenu()

#for next function
player1 = ""
player2 = ""
comp1 = ""
comp2 = ""
#current players
currentPlayers = []

#save files list
FILES = []

#startGameMenu
def startGameMenu():
    print "Do you have a save file that you would like to run the game from?\n"
    saveFile = raw_input("y or n")
    saveFile = str(saveFile)
    if saveFile == "y":
        saveFileGame()
    elif saveFile == "n":
        newGame()

#defining players and their colors

#inGameMenu
def inGameMenu():
    return
    
#new game
def newGame():
    print "Welcome to Pente!\n"
    print "Would you like to play a new game?\n"
    answer = raw_input("y or n:")
    answer = str(answer)
    if (answer == "y"):
	    numPlayers = raw_input("How many players are going to be playing? (1-4):\n")
	    numPlayers = int(numPlayers)
	    for p in range(0,numPlayers):
	        print "Would you like to be Player 1, Player 2, PC 1, or PC 2?\n"
	        player = raw_input("p1, p2, pc1, or pc2:")
	        player = str(player)
            if (player == "p1"):
                currentPlayers.append(player1)
	        elif (player == "p2"):
	            currentPlayers.append(player2)
	        elif (player == "pc1"):
	            currentPlayers.append(comp1)
	        elif (player == "pc2"):
	            currentPlayers.append(comp2)        
            print "Which color would you like to play as?\n"
	            color = raw_input("b (black) or w (white):")
	            color = str(color)
	            if (color == "b"):
	                currentPlayers[p] = "black"
	            elif (color == "w"):
	                currentPlayers[p] = "white"
    inGameMenu()

#inGameMenu from save file
def saveFileGame():
    fileName = raw_input("What is the name of the save file (with extension)? \n")
    FILES.append(fileName)
    f = open(fileName, 'r')
    for line in f:
        if line == 0:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 1:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 2:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 3:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 4:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 5:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 6:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 7:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 8:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
        if line == 9:
            row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])
    f.close()
    inGameMenu()
    
#startGameMenu()

This one is in line 101

I did that and now there's another error in line 102 (lines switched around cuz I kinda reformatted the whole thing). Ugh I hate these elif errors!

#!/usr/bin/python



import os.path



#nxn board, in this case n = 10

n = 10

#will hold the positions similar to n-queens

allPositions = []

#current state of board used for comparisons

state = []

#defining captured and inaRow

blackPairCap = 0

whitePairCap = 0

blackInaRow = 0

whiteInaRow = 0



#the initial state of the board is all blank

#im storing each row of the board as a list

#this is pretty much only for displaying the board

row0 = []

row1 = []

row2 = []

row3 = []

row4 = []

row5 = []

row6 = []

row7 = []

row8 = []

row9 = []



#similar to the n-queens problem,

#i'll make an allDirections list so i can test later for things such as

#if it's next to another piece of itself or the opponent

allDirections = [[-1, 0],[1, 0],[0, -1],[0, 1],[-1, -1],[-1, 1],[1, -1],[1, 1]]



#creating all rules without precond or anything

def createPositions():

    for i in range(0,n):

        for j in range(0,n):

            allPositions.append([i,j])



#winner

def winner():

    if (blackPairCap == 5):

	    print "White is the winner!"

	    return True

    elif (whitePairCap == 5):

	    print "Black is the winner!"

	    return True

    elif (blackInaRow >= 5):

	    print "Black is the winner!"

	    return True

    elif (whiteInaRow >= 5):

	    print "White is the winner!"

	    return True

    else:

	    inGameMenu()



#for next function

player1 = ""

player2 = ""

comp1 = ""

comp2 = ""

#current players

currentPlayers = []



#save files list

FILES = []



#startGameMenu

def startGameMenu():

    print "Do you have a save file that you would like to run the game from?\n"

    saveFile = raw_input("y or n")

    saveFile = str(saveFile)

    if saveFile == "y":

        fileName = raw_input("What is the name of the save file (with extension)? \n")

        FILES.append(fileName)

        f = open(fileName, 'r')

        for line in f:

            if line == 0:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 1:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 2:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 3:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 4:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 5:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 6:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 7:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 8:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

            if line == 9:

                row0.extend([line[0],line[1],line[2],line[3],line[4],line[5],line[6],line[7],line[8],line[9]])

    f.close()

    inGameMenu()

    elif saveFile == "n":

        newGame()



#defining players and their colors



#inGameMenu

def inGameMenu():

    return



#inGameMenu from save file

def saveFileGame():

    return



#newGame

def newGame():

    print "Welcome to Pente!\n"

    print "Would you like to play a new game?\n"

    answer = raw_input("y or n:")

    answer = str(answer)

    if (answer == "y"):

        numPlayers = raw_input("How many players are going to be playing? (1-4):\n")

	numPlayers = int(numPlayers)

	for p in range(0,numPlayers):

	    print "Would you like to be Player 1, Player 2, PC 1, or PC 2?\n"

	    player = raw_input("p1, p2, pc1, or pc2:")

	    player = str(player)

        if (player == "p1"):

                currentPlayers.append(player1)

	    elif (player == "p2"):

	        currentPlayers.append(player2)

	    elif (player == "pc1"):

	        currentPlayers.append(comp1)

	    elif (player == "pc2"):

	        currentPlayers.append(comp2)        



        print "Which color would you like to play as?\n"

	    color = raw_input("b (black) or w (white):")

	    color = str(color)

	    if (color == "b"):

	        currentPlayers[p] = "black"

	    elif (color == "w"):

	        currentPlayers[p] = "white"

    inGameMenu()

    

#startGameMenu()

don't mind the double spacing, idk why it did that, it's not like that in my editor

Ugh I hate these elif errors!

Then don't use it. Some examples that also simplify the code.

## instead of if line == 0 ,1 2, etc.
for line in f:
   if (line > -1) and (line < 10):
      row0.extend([line[x] for x in range (0, 10)])
##
##------------------------------------------------------------------
"""
#the initial state of the board is all blank
#im storing each row of the board as a list
#this is pretty much only for displaying the board
 
row0 = []
row1 = []
row2 = []
row3 = []
row4 = []
row5 = []
row6 = []
row7 = []
row8 = []
row9 = []
"""
## use a list of lists or a dictionary instead
## this is a dictionary with the key = 0 --> 9 instead
## of row0 --> row9
row_dic = {}
for j in range(0, 10):
  row_dic[j] = []
##
##------------------------------------------------------------------
""" instead of
elif (player == "p2"):, etc.
"""
player_dic = {}
player_dic["p1"] = player1
player_dic["p2"] = player2
player_dic["pc1"] = comp1
player_dic["pc2"] = comp2
for p in range(0,numPlayers):
 
   print "Would you like to be Player 1, Player 2, PC 1, or PC 2?\n"
   player = raw_input("p1, p2, pc1, or pc2:")
   player = player.lower()
   if (player in player_dic):
      currentPlayers.append( player_dic[player] ) 
   else:
      print "That is not a valid player"

Hopefully you get the idea.

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