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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect Final

Bummer! Try again!

I'm just getting the Bummer! Try again! and i can not figure out what is wrong with my code.

Program.cs
using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {


            while(true)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");
                string entered = Console.ReadLine();
            //  Console.WriteLine("You entered: " + entered);

                try
                {
                    if (entered == null) {
                        continue;
                    }
                    double countingTo = int.Parse(entered);
                    if(countingTo < 1 )
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("You must enter a whole number.");
                        continue;
                    }
                    for(int i = 0;i < countingTo;i++)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
                    }
                    break;

                }
                catch(FormatException)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine("You must enter a whole number.");
                    continue;
                }
                catch(OverflowException)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine("You must enter a whole number.");
                    continue;
                }
            }


        }

    }

}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

Your program works differently from the instructions.

In this case, you have added an extra loop that prevents the program from ending if bad values are entered..

A program that follows the challenge instructions will only ask for input one time, and either print "Yay!"s or an error message. But either way it should end.

Thank you for the help, i finished the challenge after removing the extra loop!