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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Scrabble Tiles

Scrabble Game : Don't know how why adding new tile is still returning false

I'm not sure how to get through this challenge. In the hasTile method, I'm getting an a prompt that say that they've tried to pass in char ('y') and it returns false. Not sure how to correct the HasTile method!

public class ScrabblePlayer {
  // A String representing all of the tiles that this player has
  private String tiles;

  public ScrabblePlayer() {
    tiles = "";

  public String getTiles() {
    return tiles;

  public void addTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Add the tile to tiles
    tiles += "tile";


  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Determine if user has the tile passed in

    return tiles.indexOf(tile) != -1;



2 Answers

This is the problem line >> tile+="tile"; It should be tile += tile;
No quotes

The answer is

public void addTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Add the tile to tiles
    tiles += tile;


You have to call parameter tiles.