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

saranyamoellers
saranyamoellers
27,610 Points

"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);
    }

}
saranyamoellers
saranyamoellers
27,610 Points

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

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,711 Points

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

saranyamoellers
saranyamoellers
27,610 Points

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

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,711 Points

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

saranyamoellers
saranyamoellers
27,610 Points

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

saranyamoellers
saranyamoellers
27,610 Points

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