CCC '07 J2 - I Speak TXTMSG

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Points: 3
Time limit: 2.0s
Memory limit: 64M

Problem type

Text messaging using a cell phone is popular among teenagers. The messages can appear peculiar because short forms and symbols are used to abbreviate messages and hence reduce typing.

For example, LOL means "laughing out loud" and :-) is called an emoticon which looks like a happy face (on its side) and it indicates chuckling. This is all quite a mystery to some adults.

Write a program that will continually input a short form and output the translation for an adult using the following translation table:

Short Form Translation
CU see you
:-) I'm happy
:-( I'm unhappy
;-) wink
:-P stick out my tongue
(~.~) sleepy
TA totally awesome
CCC Canadian Computing Competition
CUZ because
TY thank-you
YW you're welcome
TTYL talk to you later

Input Specification

The user will enter text to be translated one line at a time. When the short form TTYL is entered, the program ends. Users may enter text that is found in the translation table, or they may enter other words. All entered text will be symbols or upper case letters. There will be no spaces and no quotation marks.

Output Specification

The program will output text immediately after each line of input. If the input is one of the phrases in the translation table, the output will be the translation; if the input does not appear in the table, the output will be the original word. The translation of the last short form entered TTYL should be output.

Sample Input

CCC
:-)
SQL
TTYL

Sample Output

Canadian Computing Competition
I'm happy
SQL
talk to you later

CCC problem statements in large part from the PEG OJ


Comments


  • -1
    HARRIBO  commented on Aug. 21, 2019, 11:52 p.m.

    Why does my code only display "talk" "from talk to you later??"


    • 1
      hxxr  commented on Aug. 22, 2019, 12:11 a.m.

      Your program is displaying "talk to you later" properly. It only says "talk" in your output preview because the output preview only shows you the first few characters of the output.


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        HARRIBO  commented on Aug. 22, 2019, 12:46 a.m.

        Thank you, do you know how to fix it?


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          hxxr  commented on Aug. 22, 2019, 10:05 a.m.

          The output specification says:

          If the input is one of the phrases in the translation table, the output will be the translation; if the input does not appear in the table, the output will be the original word.


  • -1
    HARRIBO  commented on Aug. 21, 2019, 11:49 p.m.

    Why does my code only display "talk" "from talk to you later??"


    • 2
      tzak_el  commented on Aug. 22, 2019, 2:31 a.m.

      The output you see is clipped. I've looked through your submissions, and the reason for your WA isn't because your program is printing the last line incorrectly. Read through the problem statement again, and test your program with the sample input provided.


  • -1
    WEAVER  commented on Feb. 25, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

    Bootsincatsinbootsin


  • 1
    m4m3sh1b4  commented on Oct. 24, 2017, 6:17 p.m. edited

    I always get a No such element Error, and I don't know why!

    My code works on Netbeans but consistently gets errors here! I don't understand what's going on. :'(


    • -10
      Roynaruto  commented on Oct. 26, 2017, 2:05 p.m.

      This comment is hidden due to too much negative feedback. Click here to view it.


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        JJ_G4M3R  commented on Dec. 10, 2017, 6:40 p.m.

        Why does mine give the same error?


        • -2
          Roynaruto  commented on Dec. 10, 2017, 6:49 p.m.

          Calling scanner inside your while loop.


          • -2
            JJ_G4M3R  commented on Dec. 10, 2017, 6:52 p.m.

            thanks