Chatgpt not following my indications. Why?How to rewrite them?

I’m using this prompt:

I will give you a lists of headings. You have to elaborate each one, strictly following these constraints and limitations:

Each heading  must have of a minimum of 1 paragraphs and a maximum of 2 paragraphs.
Each paragraph must have a minimum of 1 sentence and a maximum of 2 sentences.
Each sentence must have a minimum of 5 words and a maximum of 15 words. 

List of headings:
“Unicorn Birthday Party: A Magical Celebration Guide”
“Planning the Perfect Unicorn Themed Birthday Bash”
“Unicorn Party Supplies: Must-Haves for a Whimsical Celebration”

Unfortunately, output does not meet the limitations. Why? how could i solve that?

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Sometimes no matter how you structure the prompt it will not follow certain instructions. I usually solve it with " Zero Shot Chain of Thought" or by injecting emotions to the prompt. For example, you could try:

Zero Shot Chain of Thought: “Before replying, think step by step to ensure you followed the described format”.

Injecting emotions: “Please adhere to the following limitations, otherwise I’ll feel really disappointed”. This is not very elegant but does the trick sometimes.

I can help you write better, to make the goals clear to AI.

First problem: you refer to both input and output as “headings”. Have you placed a limitation on your own input, the AI wonders?

ChatGPT prompt:

// AI Task

You will rewrite short titles into longer descriptions of what the article may contain to be used as header metadata. You will have to infer what the article may be about from the title alone.

// Instructions for expanding input titles to a short heading description

  1. Each rewritten heading response must have of a minimum of 1 paragraphs and a maximum of 2 paragraphs.
  2. Then, each paragraph of rewritten heading response generated must have a minimum of 1 sentence and a maximum of 2 sentences.
  3. Those sentences must each have a minimum of 5 words and a maximum of 15 words.
  4. Each title is a standalone entity, where each output must fulfill these guidelines.

// Input titles

  1. “Unicorn Birthday Party: A Magical Celebration Guide”
  2. “Planning the Perfect Unicorn Themed Birthday Bash”
  3. “Unicorn Party Supplies: Must-Haves for a Whimsical Celebration”

Response:

  1. Discover the enchantment of hosting a unicorn-themed birthday party with our comprehensive guide. From decorations to activities, this guide offers a magical blueprint for an unforgettable celebration.

  2. Learn how to orchestrate the ultimate unicorn-themed birthday party that will captivate guests of all ages. Our expert tips cover everything from invitations to party favors, ensuring a magical and memorable bash.

  3. Explore essential unicorn party supplies that will transform any venue into a whimsical wonderland. This article highlights must-have items and creative ideas to enhance the magical ambiance of your celebration.

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@brainogen I can share few techniques. Clearly define your intentions and expectations on a suggestive tone rather then trying to control it. :slight_smile: