issue with small juery code

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

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 = $('').val();

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

and this

Kiran SonawaneProject LeadCommented:
I think you need to change the if clause like this

 if (id == '5' || id == '24') {
                     // Do nothing  

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  if (id != '5' && id != '24')

instead of

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

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