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

Nayoon kim
Nayoon kim
3,098 Points

String.contains () ; question

I tried to censor words in bulk

it worked when I tried like


boolean censorship;
String adjective;

do  {
adjective = console.readLine("Enter an adjective");
censorship = (adjective.contains ("dorky")|| adjective.contains("bitchy") ||adjective.contains("dummy"));
if (censorship) {
console.printf("not a nice word. try again\n\n");

 } while (censorship);


but like I want to know the better way, so tried something like this

insert java here

import java.io.Console;

public class TreeStory {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Console console = System.console();

      String age = console.readLine("Enter your age: ");
      int age_int = Integer.parseInt (age);
      if (age_int<13) {
        console.printf("you must be over 13 to use this program\br");

String name= console.readLine ("Enter a name: " );
String adjective;
String notallowed;
boolean sensorship;
 do {
   adjective= console.readLine("Enter an adjective: " );

sensorship = adjective.contains (notallowed);
  notallowed = "dorky"|| "jerk" || "dumb" || "bitchy";

   if (sensorship = true) {
          console.printf ("that is not very nice word to use , try nicer adjective. try agin \n\n" );}

 } while (sensorship = true);

String noun= console.readLine ("Enter a noun: " );
String adverb= console.readLine ("Enter an adverb: " );
String verb= console.readLine ("Enter a verb: " );



but it doesn't allow me to assign multiple strings into one string variable.. I guess I have to learn ARRAY to do that...

1 Answer

Daiane Silva
Daiane Silva
5,668 Points

Hi Nayoon kim! You can do something like this:

List<String> notAllowed = Arrays.asList( "dorky", "jerk" , "dumb"  , "bitchy");
sensorchip = notAllowed.constains(adjective);