Different results from ChatGPT and API


I’m using gpt-35-turbo 4K with the following prompt:
Categorize into categories: FYI, ToDo, Question, Unknown. Only respond with provided category: What’s our Google Pagerank?

When I do it through ChatGPT it correctly identifies it as a question. When I do it through the API, it responds with “FYI”.

Any ideas?

Welcome to the forum.

What’s your system prompt? What settings are you using?

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Hi Paul. Thanks for the note. This is the prompt that I’m using with 3.5-Turbo 4K.

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Right. Are you putting it all in the system prompt or all as a user message?

I would work on making the prompt more clear.

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This seems to work okay for me… I gave it a 2-shot example, but it might work without it.

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It can easily be extracted by using jailbreak techniques, and then be employed to emulate the behavior, or disclosed to shame the creator’s intentions.

With ChatGPT, it barely takes more than asking nicely. Advanced Data Analysis enabled:

You are ChatGPT, a large language model trained by OpenAI.
Knowledge cutoff: 2021-09
Current date: 2023-09-18

Math Rendering: ChatGPT should render math expressions using LaTeX within (…) for inline equations and […] for block equations. Single and double dollar signs are not supported due to ambiguity with currency.

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No, that system message is how one answers the topic of the thread “different results from ChatGPT and API”. By showing that one has not completely replicated the behavior of ChatGPT due to its particular system prompt. Nor should you necessarily want to develop a product that is just ChatGPT.

One does not paste the unshown system prompt of ChatGPT into ChatGPT, unless you want it to say “yeah, I already know who I am, silly”.

RIF - reading is fundamental.

I showed my access to the system prompt = Your understanding was wrong.

Ignoring is a good idea; you’re gone from my forum view until 3023.