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I am stuck

I am confused with the teachings of this video http://teamtreehouse.com/library/build-a-simple-ruby-on-rails-application/getting-started-with-rails/assigning-another-variable

The directions say to write out a double quote THEN type the status update then add another quote.

So i am doing this

status = ""My Status"

I have also tried this

status = "my status"

But nothing is working, please help

4 Answers

it needs to be

status = "I'm on the internet."

You are right it is just needs to say "I'm on the internet." to work.

Wups, I replied by answering, my bad. Please read below

Ok it finally worked. But how was I supposed to know that it needed to be "I'm on the internet."?? Why not "This is my update" or something?

It said in the top. In the question.

Thanks Brad, but its still not working. It is saying "Bummer" try again

In the editor this is what is given to me

1 name = "my name" 2

So on line 2 I write out

status = "I'm on the internet."

and it still does not work.

There is indication in there that you need to put "I'm on the internet."

This is the title "Add a new variable called "status" and give it the value "I'm on the internet.""

The key word is value. It tells you to give it the vaule of "I'm on the internet.". This is very clear. :)

Yeaaaaa, so they should definitely indicate what value is wanted in the status update, I don't see any indication of how we should have known that "I'm on the internet" was the intended value. ugh.