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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Silvio Requena
Silvio Requena
5,301 Points

Hello, I'm a little lost in this exercise. Please Help! My code is the following:

String who;

do { who = console.readLine ("Who's there "); if (who.equalsIgnore.Case ("banana"); { console.printf("%s who?\n", who); } } while (who);

/*  So the age old knock knock joke goes like this:

    Person A:  Knock Knock.
    Person B:  Who's there?
    Person A:  Banana
    Person B:  Banana who?
    ...as long as Person A has answered Banana the above repeats endlessly
    ...assuming the person answers Orange we'd see
    Person B:  Orange who?
    ...and then the punchline.
    Person A:  Orange you glad I didn't say Banana again?
    (It's a really bad joke that makes it sound like "Aren't you glad I didn't say Banana again?")

    Let's just assume the only two words passed in from the console from Person B are either banana or orange.


// Person A asks:
console.printf("Knock Knock.\n");

// Person B asks and Person A's response is stored in the String who:
String who;

    who = console.readLine("Who's there?  ");
    if (who.equalsIgnore.Case("banana") {
  // Person B responds:
    console.printf("%s who?\n", who);
   } while (who);

1 Answer

Your loop seems wrong..

do {

while (input == banana)