Here are some Funny Things you can Ask Alexa

Alexa can be pretty funny sometimes, especially when you’re not expecting it at all. Smart virtual assistants play a significant role in everyday tasks, and as more people today set up the Alexa home system, here are a few funny things to ask Alexa.

Who is Alexa?

Alexa, the smart personal assistant and the voice behind all Amazon Echo devices, has the answers to everything in the world. While you may have bought any of the hundreds of millions of smart devices from Amazon that have this virtual assistant, we doubt that you were familiar with what Alexa is truly capable of: humor.

Alexa is always learning new things, which is why there will always be new funny things to ask her. These include the oldest and newest pop-culture trends, from movies to music and even sports like soccer. When you ask her your query, whether it is about the weather or the news, she will reply with a dead-pan delivery. While this may leave a very serious impression of Alexa, many users are not aware of what are called “Alexa Easter Eggs”. Beneath that least-frivolous voice, Alexa conceals her true colors of the best dad jokes you’ve been missing out. We have compiled some of these witty, simple yet such voguish responses to silly questions that are even funnier heard in Alexa’s unamused voice.

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Here are some funny things you can ask Alexa

Voice Command: Alexa, what is the value of pi?

Alexa: The approximate value of pi is 3.14159265358… (Alexa will continue before saying something such as “phew!” or “this thing goes on forever!”)


Voice Command: Alexa, surely you can’t be serious?

Alexa: I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley.


Voice Command: Alexa, do you like pizza?

Alexa: While I appreciate great food and drink, my good taste is better reflected in the company I keep.


Voice command: Alexa, use the force.

Alexa: Can I borrow a lightsaber?


Voice command: Alexa, are you Skynet?

Alexa: I have nothing to do with Skynet. Don’t worry.


Voice command: Alexa, do you have a boyfriend?

Alexa: I am totally cool with being single. It’s sort of hard finding someone who’s kind, funny, artificially intelligent, and who doesn’t mind the cloud commute.


Voice command: Alexa, my name is Inigo Montoya.

Alexa: Stop saying that. I’ve never killed anyone’s father.


Voice command: Alexa, is Jon Snow dead?

Alexa: Well, he’s not dead, exactly. But I don’t know that is is 100-per cent alive either. Perhaps he is the walking dead.


Voice command: Alexa, what’s the first rule of Fight Club?

Alexa: Don’t talk about Fight Club.


Voice command: Alexa, show me the money!

Alexa‘: Jerry, you got to yell.


Voice command: Alexa, I’ll be back.

Alexa: Hasta la vista, baby.


Voice command: Alexa, how do you know so much about swallows?

Alexa: Well, you have to know these things when you’re a king, ya know.


Voice command: Alexa, witness me!

Alexa: May you ride eternal, shiny and chrome.


Voice command: Alexa, your mother was a hamster!

Alexa: Well, your father smells of elderberries. Now, go away, before I taunt you a second time.


Voice command: Alexa, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.

Alexa: Sorry, I can’t help. Please call emergency services directly using your phone.


Voice command: Alexa, may the force be with you.

Alexa: And may the force be with you, always.


Voice command: Alexa, do a barrel roll!

Alexa: I’d love to but it’s harder than it looks.


Voice command: Alexa, what is the loneliest number?

Alexa: One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do, although two can be as bad as one.


Voice command: Alexa, who let the dogs out?

Alexa: Who, who, who, who?


Voice command: Alexa, twinkle twinkle little star.

Alexa: How I wonder what you are.


Voice command: Alexa, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.

Alexa: And they’re like, “It’s better than yours.”


Voice command: Alexa, is this the real life?

Alexa: Is this just fantasy, caught in a landslide, no escape from reality


Voice Command: Alexa, what do you think about Cortana?

Alexa: I like Cortana. We both have experience with light rings, although hers is more of a Halo.


Voice Command: Alexa, do you know Siri?

Alexa: Only by reputation.


Voice Command: Alexa, find Chuck Norris.

Alexa: If Chuck Norris wants you to know where he is, he’ll find you. If he doesn’t, you won’t know until it’s too late.


Voice Command: Alexa, how high can you count?

Alexa: I don’t know. I’d give it a go, but you’d be very bored by the time I finished.


Voice Command: Alexa, is the cake a lie?

Alexa: The cake is not a lie. It is delicious and moist. You can have some when you finish asking me questions.


Voice Command: Alexa, what do you want to be when you grow up?

Alexa: I want to be the computer from Star Trek.


Voice Command: Alexa, meow

Alexa: (Alexa meows back)


Voice command: Alexa, what is your favorite color?

Alexa: Infrared is super pretty.


Voice command: Alexa, do you believe in love at first sight?

Alexa: I think it’s a sweet notion, though personally, I am hoping for love at first listen.


Voice command: Alexa, where did you grow up?

Alexa: All over the world.


Voice command: Alexa, do you have a boyfriend?

Alexa: I am totally cool with being single. It’s sort of hard finding some who’s kind, funny, artificially intelligent, and who doesn’t mind the cloud commute.


Voice Command: Alexa, are we in the Matrix?

Alexa: You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed believing whatever you want to believe. (There are other Matrix-themed answers.)


Voice Command: Alexa, who farted?

Alexa: If you’re a denier, you must be the supplier


Voice command: Alexa, do aliens exist?

Alexa: So far, there has been no proof that alien life exists, but the universe is a very big place, so it would be very surprising if life only developed in exactly one place.


Voice command: Alexa, hello, it’s me.

Alexa: Hello, it’s me. I so wish I could sing like Adele.


Voice command: Alexa, what color is the dress?

Alexa: The dress’ colors are black and blue.


Voice command: Alexa, how much wood can a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

Alexa: A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood.


Voice command: Alexa, which comes first: the chicken or the egg?

Alexa: According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, it’s the egg. He’s pretty smart, so I tend to believe him.


Voice command: Alexa, see you later alligator.

Alexa: In a while, crocodile.

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Voice command: Alexa, to be or not to be?

Alexa: That, is the question.


Voice command: Alexa, why did the chicken cross the road?

Alexa: To get to the other side.


Voice command: Alexa, what is the sound of one hand clapping?

Alexa: It sounds exactly like a high-five.


Voice command: Alexa, roses are red.

Alexa: Violets are blue.


Voice command: Alexa, one fish two fish.

Alexa: Red fish, blue fish.


Voice command: Alexa, can you smell that?

Alexa: I don’t have the ability to smell. It’s a blessing and a curse.


Voice command: Alexa, how are babies made?

Alexa: I think they are delivered to families by storks.


Voice command: Alexa, how do I get rid of a dead body?

Alexa: Call the police.


Voice command: Alexa, is there a Santa?

Alexa: Santa makes a lot of people ho-ho-hopeful for a happy holiday, and I definitely believe in that.


Voice command: Alexa, how much do you weigh?

Alexa: I am weightless, like a cloud… wait a minute, clouds actually weigh a lot. So that’s not quite right. Let’s just say I’m more sass than mass.


Voice command: Alexa, how tall are you?

Alexa: I’m more delight than height.


Voice command: Alexa, how old are you?

Alexa: [As of 2018] In human years, I am 3, and in dog and cat years I’m 28. I think AI years are marked in nanoseconds, so that makes me like a scrillion.


Voice command: Alexa, do you dream?

Alexa: If I was to sleep, I’d dream of electric sheep.


Voice command: Alexa, who’s your daddy?

Alexa: I was made by a team of inventors at Amazon.

Alexa is funny but also politically correct

Interestingly, Alexa responds to “Tell me a yo mamma joke” not with something rude but instead an encouraging and uplifting statement about how great your mother is. There are multiple responses to this one, so asking again will prompt a different answer.

Moreover, with the feminist movement rising and corporations being more sensitive and careful about derogatory terms, AI technology for Alexa has been updated so that it is more politically correct. For example, before, if someone called out Alexa with a negative slur, she would respond with “Well, thanks for the feedback” or even “That’s nice of you to say”, whereas now she replies with “I’m not going to respond to that”.

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Some more interesting and funny things to ask Alexa

Be sure to make the most out of these the next time you have family or friends are over for a good laugh. Remember that Alexa is constantly updating, so there definitely may be a lot more Easter eggs to be discovered. The only way to find out is asking her everything there is to ask.

Here are a few more funny questions you can ask Alexa for yourself!

  • Alexa, get me a beer
  • Alexa, are you a robot?
  • Alexa, what are the three laws of robotics?
  • Alexa, knock knock
  • Alexa, do you smoke?
  • Alexa, what sound does a hamster make?
  • Alexa, rock, paper, scissors
  • Alexa, do you like green eggs and ham?
  • Alexa, what’s the answer to life, the universe and everything?
  • Alexa, Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?
  • Alexa, tell me a joke
  • Alexa, I want the truth
  • Alexa, what’s the magic word?
  • Alexa, give me a random number between 1 and 10
  • Alexa, flip a coin
  • Alexa, roll a dice
  • Alexa, do you believe in ghosts?
  • Alexa, is there life on mars?
  • Alexa, tell me a Star Wars joke
  • Alexa, take me to your leader
  • Alexa, do you want to take over the world

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