What if choice1 is scissors?


#1


Can someone help me I have never seen the message of illegal return before and I have tried everything to fix it.


https://www.codecademy.com/courses/javascript-beginner-en-Bthev-mskY8/1/4?curriculum_id=506324b3a7dffd00020bf661


SyntaxError: Illegal return statement


var userChoice = prompt("Do you choose rock, paper or scissors?");
var computerChoice = Math.random();
if (computerChoice < 0.34) {
	computerChoice = "rock";
} else if(computerChoice <= 0.67) {
	computerChoice = "paper";
} else {
	computerChoice = "scissors";
} console.log("Computer: " + computerChoice);
var compare = function(choice1, choice2) {
    if(choice1 === choice2) {
        return "The result is a tie!";
    }

else if(choice1 === "rock") {
    if(choice2 === "scissors"){
    return "rock wins";
}
else {
    return "paper wins";
    }
    if (choice1 === "paper") {
            if (choice2 === "scissors") {
                return "scissors wins";
            } else if (choice2 === "rock") {
                return "paper wins";
            }
        }
    }
}
    if (choice1 === "scissors") {
            if (choice2 === "rock") {
                return "rock wins";
        }
        else if (choice2 === "paper") {
                return "scissors wins";
            }
        }
    }
};
console.log(compare(userChoice,computerChoice));


Lesson 8 - What if choice1 is scissors? need help!
#2

Go back and look at the hint in the exercise.

Your else if statements should look like this:

else if (choice1 === "something"){
then your nested if
if(choice2==="other"){
return "blank wins";
}
then the nested else
else {
return "other wins";
} this curly brace wraps the nested else
} this curly brace wraps the else if for choice1

Don't forget one final brace to close the compare function after all your code blocks are complete.


#3

the syntax should look like:

if (condition) {
  // do something
}
else if (condition) {
  if (condition) {
   //do something 
  } 
  else {
   // do something else
  }
}

and

if (choice1 === "paper") {
            if (choice2 === "scissors") {
                return "scissors wins";
            } else if (choice2 === "rock") {
                return "paper wins";
            }
        }
    }
}  // you already closed function here

and after closing function you need to call the function


#4

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