Word limits in Playground?

Hi, I’m a new user. I’m trying to write a 1,000 word essay in playground. I have maximum length at 4000, temperature at 0.7, and frequency penalty at 0.23. I ask it to generate a 1,000 words for me and it ends finishing with 320-365. Any ideas here? Thanks!


The playground is for testing system instructions with your prompting. You can use different models to see if the output changes which it should. It works quite better in something that splits text and allows the bot to continuously spit out text until it’s done. ChatGPT would be good actually for what you are trying to accomplish.

Interesting. I tried this and hit the same restrictions. At first I thought it was bad at counting words, but even if you ask it for a 10,000 word essay, it always stops at around 600.

But I got it to 2,500 words (including titles) by asking it to draft an essay into three parts, then write the three parts as 1000 words.

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