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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Censoring Words - Using Logical ORs

"jerk"notworking

import java.io.Console;

public class TreeStory {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Console console = System.console();
        /*  Some terms:
            noun - Person, place or thing
            verb - An action
            adjective - A description used to modify or describe a noun
            Enter your amazing code here!

        */


     String ageAsString = console.readLine("How old are you?  ");
    int age = Integer.parseInt(ageAsString);
      if (age < 13) {
        console.printf("Sorry, you must be at least 13 to use this program. \n");
          System.exit(0);
      }
    String name = console.readLine("Enter your name:  ");
    String adjective = console.readLine("Enter an adjective:  ");
    String noun =console.readLine("Enter a noun:  ");
    if (noun.equalsIgnoreCase("dork") || 
        noun.equalsIgnoreCase("jerk"))
    {
      console.printf("The language is not allowed. Exiting! \n\n");
      System.exit(0);
    }
    String adverb = console.readLine("Enter an adverb:  ");
    String verb = console.readLine("Enter a verb ending with -ing:  ");

    console.printf("\nYour TreeStory: \n---------------\n");
    console.printf("%s is a %s %s. ", name, adjective, noun);
    console.printf("They are always %s %s.\n", adverb, verb);
    }

}

my program only exit if noun is "dork" but not "jerk" don't know why? Please help?

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

I just copied your code into my workspace and ran it and it worked as expected when I entered jerk for the noun.

That is strange. May be the workspace is gooffy. Thank you for your help!

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

This may be a silly question, but you are entering jerk and not "jerk", right?

I just tried my code again, it workes this time. Hurray!

That's is funny for jerk not "jerk"!