What did i do wrong?

this is code from the copy of the arduino and i want to test it by doing this, i just imported the code and build the thing and now i get
(upside down triangle)x5(upside down question mark)
(upsdide dpwn question mark)(upside down triangle)x5

thanks in advance

_19_ultrasonicDistanceSensor.ino (2.47 KB)

19_ultrasonicDistanceSensor.png

    lcd.print("     adeept     ");// Print a message of "Temp: "to the LCD.

That is NOT what that code does. Anyone with more than 2 gray cells KNOWS what that code does. The comment adds no value.

Without the ping sensor connected, or read, can you write properly to the LCD?