In <> Sayth Renshaw 
<> writes:

> If shuffle is an "in place" function and returns none how do i obtain
> the values from it.

The values are still in the original object -- variable "a" in your example.

> from random import shuffle

> a = [1,2,3,4,5]
> b = shuffle(a)
> print(b[:3])

> For example here i just want to slice the first 3 numbers which should
> be shuffled. However you can't slice a noneType object that b becomes.

> So how do i get shuffle to give me my numbers?

    a = [1,2,3,4,5]

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