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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Censoring Words - Looping Until the Value Passes

Arthur King
Arthur King
1,104 Points

My code is exactly the same but I'm getting an error

Picked up _JAVA_OPTIONS: -Xmx128m
TreeStory.java:30: error: cannot find symbol
} while(noun.equalsIsIgnoreCase("dork") || noun.equalsIgnoreCase("jerk"));
^
symbol: method equalsIsIgnoreCase(String)
location: variable noun of type String
1 error

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!
    */
 //__Name__ is a__adjective__ __noun__. They are always __adverb__ __verb__.
  String ageAsString = console.readLine("How old are you?  ");
  int age = Integer.parseInt(ageAsString);
  if (age < 13) {
    //Insert exit code
    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;
  do {
        noun = console.readLine("Enter a noun:  ");
    if (noun.equalsIgnoreCase("dork") || 
        noun.equalsIgnoreCase("jerk")) { 
      console.printf("That language is not allowed.Try again. \n\n");
     }
    } while(noun.equalsIsIgnoreCase("dork") || noun.equalsIgnoreCase("jerk"));
  String adverb = console.readLine("Enter an adjective:  ");
  String verb = console.readLine("Enter a verb ending in -ing:  ");
  console.printf("Your TreeStory:\n----------\n");
  console.printf("%s is a %s %s.  ", name, adjective, noun);
  console.printf("They are always %s %s.\n", adverb, verb);
}

}

1 Answer

The error message points it out. You have equals IS.

This:

equalsIsIgnoreCase

should be:

equalsIgnoreCase

here:

while(noun.equalsIsIgnoreCase("dork")