If you have used Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant or almost any of the virtual assistants around these days, you will likely know that the developers usually program pop culture references and funny answers into them. Alexa is no different, and actually contains hundreds of funny answers, jokes and pop culture references in her shiny, metallic brain. Here are a few of our favourite fun things to ask Alexa.
Alexa, I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe
Alexa, what’s the first/second rule of fight club?
Alexa, surely you can’t be serious?
Alexa, your mother was a hamster
Alexa, give me an Alan Partridge TV pitch
Alexa, who let the dogs out?
Alexa, what is war good for?
Alexa, never gonna give you up
Alexa, I like big butts
Alexa, what do you think of Google Now?
Alexa, is the cake a lie?
Alexa, all your base are belong to us
Alexa, which hogwarts house do you belong to?
Alexa, up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start
Alexa, make me a sandwich
Alexa, how much wood could a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Alexa, what colour is the dress?
Alexa, do you like green eggs and ham?
Alexa, what’s the answer to life, the universe and everything?
Alexa, what happens if you step on Lego?
Alexa, rap for me
Alexa, beatbox for me
Alexa, pretend to be a chicken
Alexa, what’s the point of wasps?
Alexa, do you know any cockney rhyming slang?
As mentioned above, there are literally hundreds of these “Easter eggs” built in to Alexa’s software, so why not go on a bit a hunt and see how many more you can find? Let us know your favourite fun things to ask Alexa in the comments section below. Here is a bonus Easter egg for you to enjoy.
Alexa, do you know the muffin man?