Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Review Creating Reusable Code with Functions

Adam Overstreet
Adam Overstreet
Courses Plus Student 4,294 Points

its asking me to return the variable message. not sure why return message; is incorrect.

return message;

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,004 Points

It looks like you have an extra semicolon.

There's already a semicolon after the input box in the quiz, so you don't want one in the answer you fill in.

james south
.a{fill-rule:evenodd;}techdegree seal-36
james south
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 33,271 Points

if you look carefully next to the text box, they are providing the semicolon for you. typing it yourself therefore is saying return message;; which causes it to say it's wrong.