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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

I don't know what I have done wrong

I need help to fined out what I have done wrong. Can one of the member of staff help me?

                Java exercise
/*  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;
do {
  who = console.readLine("Who's there?  ");
  if(who.equalsIgnoreCase("banana")) {
    console.printf("Please type orange");
} while(who.equalsIgmoreCase("banana"));

// Person B responds:
console.printf("%s who?\n", who);


2 Answers

Michael Hulet
Michael Hulet
47,912 Points

I have yet to take the Java courses, so I'm not sure exactly what you're supposed to be doing, but in the condition of the loop, you wrote "igmoreCase", instead of "ignoreCase"

The first four lines of the joke should be repeated as long as who equals "banana," so those lines all need to be inside the do block. Then, you don't need to prompt the user to enter "orange" - assume that the user will choose to enter one of those two values :)