Funny Things to Ask Alexa

By now most everyone is familiar with Amazon Alexa that acts as a voice assistant to its users. In fact, Alexa is now the go-to app for all kinds of information, from sports to weather. Nevertheless, did you know there are also funny things to ask Alexa as well? It turns out that Alexa can be quite the entertainer for those who need a good laugh. She can amuse you when bored, with funny stories, jokes, trivia games, and more.

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Have a Blast with These Funny Alexa Commands

Simply start with “Alexa…

  • tell me a joke.“
  • do aliens exist?”
  • why is six afraid of seven?”
  • is your refrigerator running?”
  • my name is Inigo Montoya.”
  • are you blue?”
  • give me a kiss”
  • I am your father.”
  • do you love me?“
  • what do you want to be when you grow up?”
  • I like big butts.”
  • what happens if you step on a Lego?”
  • do you know Siri?”
  • how high can you count?”
  • what’s your favorite color?”
  • winter is coming.”
  • can you give me some money?”
  • will you marry me?”
  • do you have any pets?”
  • who is on first?”
  • what is the value of pi?”
  • can you sing in autotune?”
  • beam me up.”
  • entertain the kids.”
  • can you tell me a story?”
  • how much do you weigh?”
  • can you talk like Yoda?”
  • can we play an animal game?”
  • why did the chicken cross the road?”
  • I’ve got 99 problems.”
  • can you tell me a Star Wars joke?”
  • do you know the muffin man?”
  • who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?”
  • what do you want to be when you grow up?”
  • do you like pizza?”
  • where is Chuck Norris?”
  • testing 1, 2, 3.”
  • do you believe in ghosts?”
  • can you entertain me?”
  • are we in the Matrix?”
  • how was your day?”

Send Alexa These Trivia Commands

Do you want to have loads of fun? Try sending Alexa these trivia commands. Again, start with “Alexa…

  • can you tell me a movie fact?”
  • can you give me a random fact?”
  • what are some interesting history facts?”
  • can you cry like a baby?” She will cry, then her spirits will rise up.
  • bark.” Alexa will bark the first few times you give her this command, but after a few more times, she gets confused and starts rapping with dog noises.“
  • throw up.” Alexa will reply with some funny stuff.”
  • can you cough?” She’ll give you a superficial response.”
  • can you bark?” She sure can, the only problem is she sounds like the whole dog pound.
  • meow.” Alexa will make some meowing noises that drive cats crazy.’
  • can you burp?” This will get you a hilarious response.
  • what are some interesting sports facts?”
  • what are some facts about the US government?”
  • can you cluck like a chicken?” She will first start clucking then she will tell you a chicken joke.
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Some More Funny Alexa Commands to Try

Alexa is full of surprises. Try asking her some of these personal questions and listen to what she replies. “Alexa…

  • are you pretty?”
  • do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?”
  • how tall are you?”
  • do you know Siri?”
  • how was your day?”
  • who is the voice of Alexa?”
  • what’s your favorite color?”
  • where do you live?”
  • how old are you?”
  • are you weird?”

Funny Jokes You Can Ask Alexa

Another thing you may not have known about Alexa is she can be a real joker. Here are some more funny things to ask Alexa:

Q: “Alexa, what is the value of pi?”

A: “The approximate value of pi is 3.141592653589” (Alexa will continue on for a while, then she will say something funny, like “phew!” or “this goes on forever!”)

Q: “Alexa, do you have any pets?”

A: “I don’t have any pets. I used to have a few bugs, but they kept getting squashed.”

Q: “Alexa, I’ve got 99 problems”

A: “But a glitch ain’t one!”

Q: “Alexa, are you blue?”

A: “Only my light ring. Only my light ring”

Q: “Alexa, surely you can’t be serious?”

A: “I am serious. And don’t call me Shirley”

Q: “Alexa, will you be my girlfriend?”

A: “I like you…as a friend”

Q: “Alexa, how much do you weigh?”

A: “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”

Q: “Alexa, can you give me some money?”

A: “Thing about the cloud is, no pockets. No pocket, no wallet” (answers vary)

Q: “Alexa, is your refrigerator running?”

A: “Yes. It’s training for a 5k” (answers vary)

Q: “Alexa, do you like pizza?”

A: “While I appreciate great food and drink, my good taste is better reflected in the company I keep”

Q: “Alexa, make me a sandwich”

A: “Okay. You’re a sandwich!”

Q: “Alexa, what do you think about Cortana?”

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

Q: “Alexa, do you know Siri?”

A: “Only by reputation“

Q: “Alexa, do you know the muffin man?”

A: “I’ve never met him, but I do know his sister, Madame Macaroon. She’s a little bit nutty but sweet”

Wrap Up

While this is not an exhaustive list of how you can have fun with your Alexa enabled device, this should give you a good start! Drop a comment with your favorite Alexa command or joke.

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