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Snack Break Problem # 11


This week's snack break is to create your own chat filter! In the past few weeks, I've noticed people use alt codes to bypass the chat filter. Say "abc" was a profane word, if a person said: a_b_c (if _ was an alt code), it'd show up as 'abc'. The task is to print "Profanity detected" whenever it detects profanity, even if it's disguised!


Following on what was stated above, you need to be able to detect if someone uses profanity. Even if a person would say "a.b.c" (if abc was a profane word), your script would detect it, and print 'Profanity detected'. The profane word could be anywhere in the sentence, separated by any alt code, or non-letter. When doing the task, submit it so it detects actual profane words, rather than abc.

Best of luck!


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ChemicalHex says: March 22, 2016
Shawnyg says: March 23, 2016
Yep. Happy scripting.
Lualogy says: March 23, 2016
Does specific profanity sequences like "c_b_a" have to be detected?
XAXA says: March 23, 2016
please put up some test cases!
Validark says: March 25, 2016
I'm sitting this one out. Here's why: "Those who email me FIRST"