Thank you very much Peter, that cleared some things up for me, I
successively completed it :)

p 'Hey you! What\'s your favorite number?'
fav = gets.chomp
fav2 = fav.to_i + 1
p '...well that\'s an OK number but don\'t you think ' + fav2.to_s +  '
is a little bit bigger and better?'

That's my final program, thanks again for a such a detailed answer, it
really helped me out and I'm going to save it in case I need help in the
future!

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