issue with small juery code

$(document).ready(function () {
            $("#roleID").live("change",function() {
                  var id = $('select.foo').val();
                  var msg = "You are not allowed";
                  if (id != '5' || id != '24') {
                        alert(msg);
                        $('select.foo').val('5');
                  }
            });
      });


issue when my option is other than 5 & 24, it works fine and select vale comes to again to 5 after an alert message, now when i choose, it again shows me an alert even if the chosen value if 5. it happens with 24 value too.

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Gurpreet Singh RandhawaCEOAsked:
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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
rather than
var id = $('select.foo').val();

why not
var id = $(this).val();

and this
 $('select.foo').val('5');

with
 $(this).val('5');
Kiran SonawaneProject LeadCommented:
I think you need to change the if clause like this

 if (id == '5' || id == '24') {
                     // Do nothing  
                  }
                  else
                  {
                    alert(msg);
                    $('select.foo').val('5');
                  }

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YZlatCommented:
try

  if (id != '5' && id != '24')

instead of

  if (id != '5' || id != '24')
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YZlatCommented:
I don't know why but it took out the spaces:

if (id != '5'  &&  id != '24')
YZlatCommented:
also try

if (parseInt(id)  !=  5  &&  parseInt(id)  !=  24)

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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
or may be because
if (id != '5' || id != '24') {

means that if id is not equal to 5 or not equal to 24. which means that even if it is equal to 5, it won't be equal to 24, so it will always fail

make it
if (id != '5' && id != '24') {
YZlatCommented:
gurvinder372, I mentioned that above already
Gurpreet Singh RandhawaCEOAuthor Commented:
Thanks Guys, will try it
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